The premier venue for new technologies in cable & connectivity materials, products, processes and applications

Call for Papers - Submit Your Abstract Now!

You are invited to participate in the world’s most prestigious venue for technical papers and presentations serving the cable and connectivity industries. The UL and IWCS China 2017 symposium committee generates an extremely high caliber program for several compelling sessions over 3 full days.

Accepted papers will be widely disseminated with broad exposure opportunities for the topic, author and company to thousands of stakeholders internationally.

Abstract Deadline is EXTENDED to February 28, 2017.

Read more to see why you should present at this conference!

Call for Papers


call for papers

Hotel & China Visa Information


The UL and IWCS China 2017 conference host hotel is the Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre. We expect the room block to fill rapidly, so book your rooms early!

Please be sure to apply for your travel Visa to China as soon as possible.

Hotel and China Visa Information

Join the Industry Leaders

UL, a global independent safety science company, and IWCS, producer of the International Cable & Connectivity Symposium, have collaborated to establish a regional Asian conference in China.

The UL and IWCS China Cable & Connectivity Symposium is the region’s leading forum for the exchange of information on technical innovations and solutions for our industry, presented in a Symposium format. The conference also provides an Executive Session and Keynote / Plenary Luncheon that features prominent speakers and topics of interest to general and commercial management.  Join us to learn about basic and emerging technologies and meet with other global industry professionals to generate discussions of ideas to advance connectivity solutions! 

Reasons to Attend

  • Latest technologies presented in a symposium format
  • Professional Development Courses Certification Program
  • Networking with other industry professionals

Online Registration

Registration will be available soon. There will be an opportunity to register using your credit card or a bank draft.

Watch here for an announcement of when registration is available and Join Our Mailing List to receive all notices regarding the conference.

Enhanced Connectivity Objective for IWCS

This year, IWCS has strengthened its connectivity content and industry presence, providing interaction with technical and supply chain professionals on the connectorization of cabling infrastructure. This provides the forum to present new content and to promote discussion of ideas and innovations to advance connectivity solutions.

Future Conferences

IWCS 2017
Orlando, Florida, USA
Sunday – Wednesday
October 8 – 11, 2017

IWCS 2018
Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Sunday – Wednesday
October 14 – 17, 2018

IWCS 2019
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Sunday – Wednesday
September 29 – October 2, 2019