IWCS produces  the International Cable & Connectivity Symposium as the premier technology forum for the exchange of information about product, material, process innovation and applications for cabling and connectivity solutions. IWCS is pleased to bring this forum to China in cooperation with UL. The program is full of rich content from the Tuesday through Thursday Technical Sessions.

As it is Asia's leading forum for information exchange in cable and connectivity, both UL and IWCS are committed to the future of the conference. Plans are already in process to hold the 2021 conference in Shanghai. As information becomes available, further announcements will be made on the website.


2019 Symposium Overview


2019 Final Program

You can now view topics that will be addressed in over 70 papers in 12 compelling sessions over 3 full days. The very best topical information to be presented was selected from the robust response of high-quality proposals to our Call for Papers.

All courses and presentations will be in English with simultaneous translations into Mandarin.

2019 Final Program

For a quick reference and easy-to-print bilingual list of the Sessions Schedule:

2019 Session Schedule


Conference Registration

Registration for all aspects of the UL and IWCS China Cable & Connectivity Conference and Technical Symposium can be accomplished through this web site or in person at the Conference.

Plenary Luncheon Keynote Address



Digital Transformation –
Driving Force for Future Connectivity

Jun Liu
Distinguished System Engineer
Cisco Systems, Inc.

With Cisco’s global leadership in connectivity, Mr. Liu’s presentation will provide visionary concepts that drive the future explosive demand for data / video, including Customer Experience Technology, Artificial Intelligent Management System and other impacts on Hyper-Scale network connectivity. 


2019 Executive Track


The Executive Track program will feature speakers from the critical supply chains serving our industry. We will hear from experts in fiber, copper and materials markets, as well as our continuing programs providing vital industry data with key market and economic outlooks.

2019 Technical Symposium


The cornerstone of our Conference, the IWCS Technical Symposium is recognized as the premier technical symposium for the cable and connectivity industry. At the UL & IWCS China conference we will present new and innovative papers on research and development for wire & cable materials, connector/interconnect technologies, designs, components, fabrication, performance, testing and applications.

2019 Professional Development


In addition to core courses in fiber, copper and materials, we are introducing new courses on the issues and technologies of high concern and interest.

The four core courses will provide basic technology information, helpful to those new to the industry. The elective courses will deliver current, leading edge topics on areas of interest to engineers, scientists and other wire and cable professionals. Participants have the opportunity to achieve a certificate of recognition for completing each of the core courses.
Course Descriptions