UL and IWCS China 2020 Cable & Connectivity Symposium Cancelled Due to Coronavirus
Annandale, VA (February 5, 2020) IWCS and UL have made the difficult decision to cancel the UL and IWCS China 2020 Cable & Connectivity Symposium due to the widespread threat of the Coronavirus.
The fourth annual UL and IWCS China 2020 regional Asian conference was to be held in Shanghai, China on March 24-26, 2020 at the Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all of our friends and colleagues in China as they take every precaution to battle this serious Coronavirus crisis,” said IWCS CEO/Director David Kiddoo.
L.F. Lai, VP and General Manager of UL’s Wire and Cable division added, “We have made the difficult decision to cancel the UL and IWCS China 2020 Cable & Connectivity Symposium with great concern for the health and safety of our attendees, presenters, and their families.”
As it is Asia's leading forum for information exchange in cable and connectivity, both organizations 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 symposium website www.ulandiwcschina.org
Those who have already booked an itinerary for the 2020 conference should contact their airline directly regarding flight cancellation. Most airlines have already cancelled flights to China through April and are eliminating penalties for cancellation.
To cancel reservations at the Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre, contact the hotel directly. Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre, 555 Xi Zang Road (Middle), Huangpu District, Shanghai, 200003 China Tel: +86-21-2312-9888.
2020 Hotel & China Visa Information
The 2020 Conference is CANCELLED due to the Corona virus.
To cancel reservations at the Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre, contact the hotel directly.
Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre,
555 Xi Zang Road (Middle), Huangpu District,
Shanghai, 200003 China
IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT THE WEBSITE REGARDING 2020 CANCELLATION
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 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.
For a quick reference and easy-to-print bilingual list of the Sessions Schedule:
Plenary Luncheon Keynote Address
Digital Transformation –
Driving Force for Future Connectivity
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.
Watch the video below for a quick look at what to expect at
UL and IWCS China 2019.
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
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2019 Professional Development Courses
Within the program of the UL and IWCS China Cable & Connectivity Symposium, attendees have the opportunity to advance their knowledge and education through Professional Development Courses, led by industry experts. The offerings include basic concepts in core courses related to Optical Fiber, Materials, as well as Codes & Standards. Additionally, courses are offered in the latest technology issues facing the industry, allowing participants to be fully briefed on current issues.
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