Opportunity to Participate in the 2020 ICPC Plenary: Call for Papers

From 28-30 April, the global submarine cable community will gather-together under the theme: ICPC 2020 Vision: Reliability, Security, Resilience and Sustainability of vital international submarine cables in Madrid, Spain.

The International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) is pleased to announce it welcomes participation and seeks presentation abstracts from ICPC Members, non-Members and other interested parties from around the globe in response to the ‘Call for Papers’ that address the ‘Vision 2020’ theme. Recommended topics include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Reliability: How science, engineering, survey and planning developments enhance the reliability of submarine cable systems;
  • Security: Sharing the burden of keeping critical international infrastructure secure by working with authorities, stakeholders and other seabed users;
  • Resilience: Protecting international telecommunications and power cable systems through collaboration, innovative design and optimum routing; and
  • Sustainability: Better science, technology, law, manufacturing, installation and repair so submarine cables remain neutral to benign in the marine environment.

The ICPC requests interested presenters to submit abstracts for proposed presentations no later than Friday, 31 January 2020.