IWCS and UL announced that they have made “the difficult decision” to cancel the UL and IWCS China 2020 Cable & Connectivity Symposium due to the widespread threat of the Coronavirus.
A press release said that the fourth annual UL and IWCS China 2020 regional Asian conference—a forum for information exchange in cable and connectivity—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.
“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,” said L.F. Lai, vice president and general manager of UL’s Wire and Cable division
The release said that both organizations are committed to the future of the conference, and that plans are already in process to hold the 2021 conference in Shanghai.
As information becomes available, further announcements will be made on the symposium at www.ulandiwcschina.org.