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Announcing an unmissable line-up for CabWire 2017

We’re pleased to have secured a whole host of leading names from industry, academia and research to speak at CabWire 2017. So be sure to book your place soon – and get up-to-date with all the latest technical innovations and breakthroughs that are driving the future of the wire and cable industry.

This year's event will focus on current issues dramatically affecting the cable industry right now including new insulation systems, the latest generation of LAN cable solutions and CPR.

Our programme so far: 

  • Aachen University: Prof De Donker
    - Energy in the future. 

  • Prysmian Group: Mr Flavio Casiraghi
    - New thermoplastic PP compounds to replace XLPE and deliver improved insulation properties, whilst reducing manufacturing time and increasing productivity.

  • BASEC: Dr Jeremy Hodge
    - CPR standards for cables one year on. 

  • Brand-Rex: Mr Ken Hodge
    - Next generation cabling technology solutions for the data centre.

  • Integer Research: Mr William Plunkett
    - Latest market developments in the European cable industry. 

  • Southampton University High Voltage Laboratories: Dr James Pilgrim & Dr Simon Sutton
    - Predicting watertreeing behaviour: how much do we really know?
    - Pushing cables harder: how can we manage the thermal risks? 

  • De Montfort University School of Engineering and Sustainable Development: Florence Akinnuoye 
    - Long-term effect of thermal variation on the performance of Cat6A F/UTP cables.
  • Cimteq Ltd: Mr Ali Shehab
    - Overview of the Industry 4.0 possibilities in wire manufacture and processing. 

  • Huber Martinswerk: Mr Martijn Mies
    - Fire Retardant Additives and CPR. 

Featuring at CabWire 2017

CabWire 2017 will also feature for the first time Educational Training Fundamental workshop sessions on key topics. These sessions will be repeated through the day and run parallel to the main forum:

  • Polymer extrusion for cables
  • Cable design
  • Wire drawing
  • Conductor design
  • Induction heating

Other features include:

  • an exclusive visit to the LEONI Kerpen GmbH advanced cable manufacturing facility on November 8th
  • an evening social and networking event and Rhine River cruise
  • tabletop exhibition
  • sponsorship opportunities

Delegate numbers are strictly limited so we would advise you to book now to ensure that you don’t miss out. If you do register soon, you’ll also receive a special early bird discount. 

Just visit to book your place. Do be sure to bookmark the page and visit regularly for all the latest news and updates. 

We look forward to welcoming you to this high-profile event – and to this international network of professionals sharing information and insights on a global platform. 

CabWire Industry Forum 2017 is a non-profit event organised by the leading wire associations IWMA and IWCEA.

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