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Celebrating an American Hero, Electronics Pioneer, and IWCS Leader in honor of "Black History Month"

Elmer 'Ace' Godwin

After a heroic military career which resulted in several medals of honor, Godwin became CEO and Director of the International Wire and Cable Symposium (IWCS). This group brought together government and industry representatives from around the world to develop wires and cables in military applications.


Discover more about Godwin's contributions to our nation's military, the wire and cable industry, and learn about the scholarship IWCS has endowed in his honor.

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2020 IWCS Webinar Series

IWCS conducts a monthly Live Webinar on timely topics with interactive questions and answers. Webinars are held on the third Friday of every month at 10:30 am Eastern US time.

Previous Webinar:
Friday, August 21, 2020
10:30am - 11:15am Eastern USA

Evaluation of 200μm vs. 250μm Coated Fibers for Non-traditional Cable Designs
Speaker: Wayne Kachmar, President, Technical Horsepower Consulting (Vermont, USA)
Webinar Recording


Notices of upcoming topics can also be found on the IWCS Webinar Page, LinkedIn pages, Twitter, and through our email notices. To receive emails, please sign up for the mailing list.


Looking Back at IWCS 2020

Thank you to the attendees, presenters, instructors, exhibitors and committee for making our 2020 Virtual Event a success.
We also want to thank our sponsors for their generous support.

IWCS 2020 Wrap-Up

2020 Final Program

IWCS 2020 Proceedings