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.

2019 Symposium Overview


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.

Final Program

The very best topical information to be presented was selected from the robust response of high-quality proposals to our Call for Papers. Potential attendees can now view topics that will be addressed in over 80 papers in 12 compelling sessions over 3 full days.

2018 Final Program


2018 Plenary Luncheon Keynote Address



Smart Link Brings Better Life
Yan Changkun
Vice President & General Manager of Operation Management Centre
Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company (YOFC)

In the next few years, 5G will fundamentally change our lives, bringing us a society and environment where everything is smarter and more connected.

5G brings challenges and opportunities for optical fibre and cable industries. Mr. Yan’s presentation will show you different kinds of scenarios and applications under 5G network and what kind of smart connectivity solutions YOFC can offer to meet the demands of future life.

2018 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.

2018 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.

2018 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. New this year is the course “UL Introduction and the Codes & Standards Making Process”.

The three 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