ECA has been a strong supporter of IWCS as part of our efforts to serve the diverse needs of our members," says Willis.
IWCS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a forum for the exchange of information among suppliers, manufacturers, operators and users on advancements in materials, processes, products, services and systems for transmission of voice, data, video signal and electrical current.
About the IWCS
- International Cable-Connectivity Symposium
In 2010, the IWCS selected the University of Massachusetts-Lowell and the University of North Carolina-Charlotte as academic partners, and funded scholarships at both institutions for 2011.
According to John Barteld, CEO of the IWCS, "The board of directors of IWCS believes that tremendous value is derived through encouraging academic study in the disciplines that the industry needs to sustain and continue technological excellence in a global market.
Companies in the cable, wire, and interconnect industries as well as interested individuals are invited to learn more about how to participate in the program by contacting John Barteld, CEO/Director of the IWCS at jbarteld@iwcs.
Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings and authors must present their work at the 2011 IWCS Conference.
Information on the conference, abstract and submission requirements, and selection criteria are available on the IWCS website, www.
Additionally, the IWCS program includes Professional Development Courses providing tutorials on basic and emerging technologies and practices presented and a Suppliers' Exhibition featuring the latest developments from the industry supplier base.