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Author / Presenter Information

Use this page to find all the resources needed to successfully prepare, submit, and present a Technical Paper at the IWCS 2022 Cable & Connectivity Industry Forum.

All speakers MUST register to present at the IWCS 2022 Cable & Connectivity Industry Forum

Be sure to register early to get the discounted rate! One speaker per paper may access the special discounted registration. Note: speakers should use the “Speaker Registration” button below, not the public attendee registration links IWCS has shared separately.

Registration will open in the spring. Sign up for the IWCS email newsletter to receive important updates.

Speaker Training

All speakers, moderators and PDC instructors should plan on attending one of the speaker training sessions prior to the 2022 Cable & Connectivity Industry Forum. During training you will be able to test your video, ask questions and walk through how to present on the IWCS Virtual Platform.  This session will be recorded and available to view on demand after the session.

Live 2022 Speaker Training Sessions will take place:

  • To be determined

Watch the 2021 Speaker Training on-Demand!

Download Speaker Training Presentation Slides

New this year or have questions?

Come to Open Office Hours and speak to a live IWCS representative via video to answer any questions you may have. A link will be sent out to all speakers for Open Office Hours 30 minutes prior.

2022 Open Office Hours will take place:

  • To be determined

Preparing Your Technical Presentation

Please review the 2022 Speaker Information and Instructions and 2022 Speaker Guidelines and Overview Documents for information on presenting. All presentations must be in widescreen (16:9) format.

Technical and Audio/Visual Requirements

In advance of the speaker training, please install “Zoom Client for Meetings”. The IWCS 2021 Virtual Event 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 Virtual Event Platform.

Commercial Guidelines & Copyright

Review the IWCS Guidelines for Commercial Content and complete the Copyright Agreement before 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 complete the copyright agreement by September 1, 2022.

Preparing Your Technical Paper

Download the Technical Paper (Abstract) Template.

Download the Technical Paper (Final) Template.

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 Melsop –

Please reference IWCS 2022 and your Abstract Submission Reference Number (for example, Abstract 123) in all communications.

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