Conferences

Molten Aluminum Cleanliness Virtual Workshop

July 20 - 23, 2021

Many aluminum casting operations struggle with two major impurity issues: inclusions and hydrogen gas-caused porosity, limiting aluminum alloy castings from achieving their full, consistent capability, casting after casting.

2021 Foundry Leadership Summit

September 12-14, 2021
Scottsdale, AZ

Recharge in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona, at the 2021 Foundry Leadership Summit, where leaders from all corners of the metalcasting industry will gather in an energizing setting for highly rated speakers, thought-provoking discussions, and rich networking opportunities.

2021 Casting Copper Alloys Workshop

September 14 - 15, 2021
Schaumburg, IL

The 2021 Casting Copper Alloys Workshop will provide details on commonly poured alloys and metallurgy, with emphasis on best practices for melt cleanliness, pouring and casting process control. Presentations include information on melting and pouring non-leaded alloys, new alloy developments, and the latest research and developments relevant to copper alloy casting. The seminar is geared towards foundry management, supervisors and operators to further their knowledge of copper-based alloy casting processes and help with finding solutions for the foundry.

2021 Practical Cupola Workshop

September 28-29, 2021
Rockford, IL

The 2021 Practical Cupola Workshop explores the fundamentals of foundry cupola operation. Presented by the AFS Cupola Technical Committee, topics reflect the expertise and experience of its industry-leading presenters, who are cupola operators and suppliers.

This workshop covers cupola basics as well as some moderately technical information. It is ideal for new operators, engineers, and operation supervisors.

2021 Advanced Air Seminar

October 3 - 4, 2021
Birmingham, AL

Strengthen your understanding of air regulations at this hands-on seminar, designed with knowledgeable professionals in mind. 

The 2021 Advanced Air Seminar is for people with a basic understanding of EPA air regulations and air emissions calculations. It builds on that knowledge, providing practical tools and techniques to address complex foundry air emissions issues. 

2021 Environmental, Health and Safety Conference

October 5 - 7, 2021
Birmingham, AL

The annual AFS Environmental, Health & Safety Conference is the singular event for foundry industry EHS professionals to network, benchmark and learn from each other. Attendees will share case studies of successful EHS projects, hear about cutting-edge issues from EHS and regulatory experts, and meet with vendors of EHS equipment and services. Join your fellow EHS peers in Birmingham, Alabama for the 33rd AFS Environmental, Health & Safety Conference.

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.