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Call for papers

The CRU World Optical Fibre & Cable Conference is one of the most important global gatherings in the industry, and this year will be held in Europe for the first time.

CRU have opened a call for papers for the technical agenda. The conference will include a comprehensive technical agenda dedicated to highlighting technological advances relevant to optical fibre and cable production process.

This represents an opportunity for your company to present in front of an influential audience of leading fibre and cable producers from around the world.

Submit a technical paper for consideration.

We welcome abstracts or proposals for technical presentations from across the optical fiber and cable supply chains, relating to themes that include:

  • Preform and fibre production process and technology 
  • Cable production and assembly process and technology 
  • Coatings, printing and other cable component 
  • Speciality cable design and fibre density improvements 
  • Energy efficiency, plant and supply chain control systems 
  • Maintenance, quality control and measurement 
  • Cable installation and network design 

Abstracts will be considered against the following selection criteria:

  • Relevance to fibre and cable operations 
  • Novelty of technology 
  • Quality of presentation 
  • Objectivity of content

Submit an abstract To discuss an abstract in greater detail or to make a submission, please contact: Tom Willatt, Portfolio Director, t: +44 (0)20 7903 2260