IWCS Extends 2023 Technical Paper Deadline Until April 21

Extra 2 weeks to submit abstracts for 72nd IWCS Cable & Connectivity Industry Forum for experts, researchers, and professionals.IWCS Press Release
April 10, 2023

Burke, Virginia, USA [April 6, 2023] – Industry professionals, academic researchers, and subject matter experts now have two additional weeks to submit their Technical Paper abstract for the 72nd annual IWCS Cable & Connectivity Industry Forum. Abstracts will be reviewed by the IWCS 2023 Technical Symposium Committee and authors of accepted papers will be invited to conduct a presentation or display a poster during the Technical Symposium of this year’s IWCS Forum, taking place September 17–20 in Orlando, Florida, USA.

IWCS honors select participants with prestigious awards and publishes research in trade journals—providing authors with valuable opportunities to gain international exposure for their work, establish leadership, and contribute to the mission-critical initiatives of the industry.

Examples of paper topics range from manufacturing processes of copper and optical fiber cables, innovative cable design, codes and standards, connectivity and assemblies, installation techniques, materials and extrusion processing, and more. A complete list of suggested topics is available at Additional topics are also welcome.

IWCS accepts submissions from all industry professionals, with no limitation of job title or level of experience. Examples of past authors' roles include, but are not limited to: Engineering, Research & Development, Product Management, and Academia in a variety of market and industry segments relevant to cable products, materials, manufacturing, installation, and applications.

A referral program is available for those who wish to refer their colleagues to submit a paper. When your colleague submits their abstract, they will be asked to enter your name as the referral source. The person who refers the most authors of accepted Technical Papers will receive complimentary full-access registration to the 2023 Cable & Connectivity Industry Forum.

Visit to learn more and submit your abstract. The new deadline to submit a Technical Paper abstract is April 21, 2023.

About IWCS

IWCS is a not-for-profit organization that has hosted the premier event for new technologies in cable and connectivity products, processes, and applications for the past 71 years. The Cable & Connectivity Industry Forum is the leading worldwide event to explore topical issues, learn about new technologies, and network with colleagues from the communications, data, electronics, power, industrial, automotive, and aerospace industries. In addition to the Forum, IWCS is committed to the development of industry professionals and scholars by hosting educational webinars, publishing research, and awarding scholarships.

The IWCS Technical Symposium Committee generates an extremely high-caliber program for each year’s Forum. Peer-reviewed papers presented during the Technical Symposium and recordings from the IWCS Webinar series remain archived for ongoing research and education.

IWCS, Inc. is headquartered at 9618 Villagesmith Way, Burke, VA 22015-4170 USA. For further information, visit the IWCS website at or contact David B. Kiddoo, CEO, at [email protected]. Follow IWCS on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.