Conferences

2019 Metalcasting Management and Development Summit

February 7-8, 2019
Charleston, SC

This new, dynamic summit will advance your leadership savvy and engage your self-reflection. Anyone in the metalcasting industry who currently leads or has aspirations to lead the ever-changing workforce should leverage this learning opportunity for motivating talent, enhancing your culture, and identifying your own leadership gaps.  This is the prime event for supervisors, HR professionals and all leadership levels in metalcasting. 

Join us to take advantage of a personal assessment, interactive workshops, and roundtables giving immediate actionable ideas to take back with you.

2019 Advanced Foundry Waste and Byproducts Seminar

February 19-20, 2019
Schaumburg, IL

Management of foundry process solid wastes and industrial byproducts can be one of the most significant environmental costs facing metalcasters today. In addition to the high cost of management, metalcasters face significant regulatory and environmental liability if these materials are improperly characterized and/or mismanaged. Seminar attendees will learn how to properly identify and characterize their foundry process solid wastes (hazardous and nonhazardous) and byproducts.

2019 Government Affairs Fly-In

June 11-12, 2019
Washington, D.C.

Your voice counts. Every U.S. foundry and supplier is encouraged to send at least one employee to participate in this important Fly-In. With 100 new lawmakers and hundreds of new congressional staff, it’s time to stand together as an industry. We will hear from policy experts, then band together for meetings with our lawmakers, calling for commonsense policies including infrastructure investment, workforce readiness programs, and more.

2019 Copper Alloy Workshop

September 18-19, 2019
Schaumburg, IL

This workshop will focus on many aspects of copper-based alloy castings, walking participants through everything from melting to molding, with a review of basic foundry practices and new advancements in the industry.

2019 Foundry Leadership Summit

September 22-24,2019
Traverse City, MI

Join us for North America’s premier event for leaders from foundries and supplier companies at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Traverse City, Michigan. The Foundry Leadership Summit features high-level speakers, industry roundtables, and presentations about issues important to metalcasting leaders, including industry innovation, public policies and economic forecasts.

2019 Safety 101 Seminar

October 6-7, 2019
Charlotte, NC

This seminar will provide new employees with current safety and health information and concepts they need to know regarding safety, health and OSHA in the metalcasting industry. This seminar will help supervisors, engineers and safety professionals apply these principles in their operations. Integrating safety and health into production and engineering is a basic part of operation excellence. Attendees will gain a working understanding of key safety and health concepts, regulations and practical skills that they need to make their metalcasting operation run safely and effectively.

31st Environmental, Health, & Safety Conference

October 8-10, 2019
TBA

Every year, industry members gather to hear from some of the most accomplished professionals in the field, network, discuss the issues of the day, present the results of EHS research papers, mingle with vendors showing off the newest equipment, and acknowledge those companies and individuals who have achieved significant safety goals.

2019 International Ferrous Melting Conference

October 30 - November 1, 2019
Nashville, TN

Participants at this conference will be able to listen to and network with the leading minds in ferrous melting practice and research. The conference features presentations from industry experts on metallurgy, charge materials, induction melting, cupola melting, energy use measurement, bidding for energy contracts in deregulated states, channel furnaces, and automatic pouring.