Author / Presenter Information

Thank you for participating in the new, Virtual Model of IWCS 2020!

Use this page to find all the resources needed to successfully prepare, submit and present a Technical Paper at IWCS 2020.



IWCS Registration
Speaker Training Information
Speaker Instructions on Presenting
Guidelines for Commercial Content
Technical Paper/Proceedings Template
Copyright Release Form
Technical Paper and Presentation Collection Site
Speaker Training Session - Recorded 10.1.2020
Speaker Training Session Slides


Please note that all speakers must register to attend and present at IWCS. Early bird registration has been extended through September 21, 2020.

Submit Your Paper and Presentation



Important Dates and Deadlines
Final Paper and Copyright Form Due September 11, 2020
Early Bird Registration Deadline September 21, 2020
Speaker Training September 29, 2020 - 1:00 PM EST
Speaker Training October 1, 2020 - 10:00 AM EST
Final Presentation Due October 2, 2020


Speaker Training

Training will be held:
Tuesday, September 29 at 1:00 PM EST
Thursday, October 1 at 10: 00AM EST

All speakers, moderators and PDC instructors should plan on attending one of the speaker training sessions. For more information please review the Speaker Training Document here.

Click here to view a recording of the speaker training sessions. Please review the training slides by downloading them here or viewing them online here.


Preparing Your Technical Presentation

Please review our Instructions for Speakers Document here. All presentations must be in widescreen (16:9) format. You can view the IWCS Presenter Best Practices and Instructions webinar recorded for our 2019 Symposium to receive information on best practices and practical tips for presenting.  Download slides here.

Technical and AudioVisual Requirements

In advance of the speaker training, please install “Zoom Client for Meetings” located here .The IWCS 2020 Virtual Platform uses Zoom technology to power the live meeting functionality. You will not need to sign in or use any licenses, everything will be hosted through our platform.

Commercial Guildelines & Copyright

Review the IWCS Guidelines for Commercial Content  and copyright agreement when preparing your Papers and Presentations. To be included in IWCS Technical Symposium proceedings, references to commercial product trademarks or tradenames must be kept to a minimum.

IWCS requires each lead author to download and return the copyright agreement to by September 11, 2020.

Preparing Your Technical Paper

Download the Technical Paper Template Here.

 All Technical Papers are limited to 10 pages and must conform to the IWCS standards and formats outlined in the provided template. Papers that do not conform to these standards will be returned for corrections and/or alterations.


For paper and presentation submission or questions about our online portal, contact: Omnipress -

For questions about your paper, presentation, speaker registration, copyright release or speaker training contact: Michelle

Please reference IWCS 2020 and your Abstract Submission Reference Number (for example, Abstract 123) in all communication.