The IWCS 2019 Symposium Committee has issued the Call for Papers for the IWCS 2019 Cable & Connectivity Symposium in Charlotte, North Carolina, to be held on September 29 - October 2, 2019 at the Charlotte Convention Center.

You are invited to participate in the world's most prestigious venue for technical papers and presentations serving the cable and connectivity industries. If your work is of interest to the worldwide cable and connectivity industry, then it should be presented at this Conference.

Abstract Deadline is April 5, 2019.

Accepted papers will be widely disseminated with broad exposure opportunities for the topic, author, and company to thousands of stakeholders internationally. In addition to the presentation at the symposium, accepted papers will be published in the symposium proceedings and in the IWCS online archive. Several will be republished by IWCS in industry trade journals and papers may be republished by the author when authorized with IWCS permission. The author will also have the opportunity to participate in the IWCS Webinar Series, a free live presentation of papers with a global audience, which is recorded and archived on the IWCS website for downloading on demand.

Topics for the Technical Symposium can be from the following and more:

  • Global FTTX & Installation
  • Fiber/Cable Manufacturing and Reliability
  • Materials for Cable & Connectivity Applications
  • Fiber & Cable Measurements
  • Copper Cables –Performance and Design
  • Codes & Standards
  • Fiber Optic Connectors
  • Next Generation Special Fibers
  • High Density Fiber Optic Cables

Important Dates:

  • Technical Abstract Deadline, April 5, 2019
  • Poster Abstract Deadline, April 5, 2019
  • Acceptance Notification, May 10, 2019
  • Final Paper Due, July 19, 2019
  • Final Presentation Due, August 23, 2019

The IWCS 2019 host hotel is The Westin Charlotte, situated steps away from the Charlotte Convention Center where the conference will be held.