Conferences

Sand Casting and Additive Manufacturing Expertise (On-Demand)

Presented in September 2020, this virtual conference offers insights from many of North America’s leading experts on sand-casting and additive manufacturing for today’s most successful foundries. Master this cutting-edge information at your own pace with an on-demand streaming pass.

2020 Environmental, Health & Safety Expertise (On-Demand)

Presented in October 2020, the Virtual 32nd annual EHS Conference offers 24 on-demand expert presentations covering critical subjects for every North American foundry. Take the next step toward exceptional environmental, health and safety operations with an on demand streaming pass to this one-of-a-kind virtual conference.

2021 Practical Cupola Workshop

May 18-19, 2021
Rockford, IL

The Practical Cupola Workshop presents a wide variety of cupola topics, including fundamental cupola operation and design, troubleshooting, operational control, refractories and cupola safety.

2021 AFS Government Affairs Fly-In

May 25-26, 2021
Washington, DC

The AFS Government Affairs Fly-In connects metalcasters with legislators on Capitol Hill, giving them the tools they need to be a voice for the backbone of American manufacturing: the $44 billion U.S. foundry industry.

Foundry Industry 4.0 Conference

June 8-9, 2021
Itasca, IL (near O'Hare International Airport)

Foundries are modernizing at a fast pace – a trend that is expected to intensify throughout the 2020s.

How will Industry 4.0 trends affect foundries of all sizes? What do metalcasting leaders like you need to know now about, artificial intelligence, augmented reality and other advanced-manufacturing trends in order to make smart investments and gain a lasting business advantage for your foundry? Mark your calendar to attend this unique, high-value conference, with an array of expert speakers, Industry 4.0 exhibitors and your fellow metalcasters.