Conferences

No More Hours in Your Day

August 25, 2020
2-4 p.m. Central Time

The AFS Future Leaders of Metalcasting Steering Committee would like to introduce you to a virtual development series. Priorities. Time management. Replicating yourself. Growing new leaders. Your “to-do” list is never-ending and you have to do it all. But how? With limited budgets, staff, and hours in your day, this session will focus on determining team priorities, roadblocks to time maximization, and building skills in others. Meeting strategies, delegation, and other time challenges, including communication flow, will be included.

Sand Casting and Additive Manufacturing Conference

August 31 - September 3, 2020

AFS has combined the highly popular sand casting and additive manufacturing conferences into one big online event! Now, you can hear from leading experts on green sand casting and 3D printing without incurring any costs for transportation, hotels and meals. Using both live online and on-demand material, this conference will cover the latest advances in sand casting technologies as well as practical information that will help attendees improve their foundry processes.

2020 Environmental, Health & Safety Conference

October 5-9, 2020

Foundries grow safer and greener every day, thanks to new technologies and the expertise of EHS pros. So how do you ensure your facility is at the forefront of these advances? Join us at the AFS Environmental, Health, and Safety Conference, the metalcasting industry's leading EHS event for three decades.

Managing Ups and Downs

October 29, 2020
2-4 p.m. Central Time

The AFS Future Leaders of Metalcasting Steering Committee would like to introduce you to a virtual development series.

2020 Stormwater Compliance Virtual Seminar

Novemver 4-5, 2020

Stormwater regulations are complex, ever-evolving, and essential for EHS pros to understand. Building on the fundamentals of the Clean Water Act, the AFS Stormwater Compliance Virtual Seminar will provide the latest regulatory and technical information on rapidly changing stormwater rules. This seminar is especially timely given the many recent changes to state General Stormwater Permits and the newly proposed 2020 EPA Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP).

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.

Foundry 4.0

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

What will a foundry look like in 10 years?

The designation ‘‘4.0’’ is often used in reference to the next phase of the Industrial Revolution (the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”) and generally expresses the impact of smart manufacturing and the implementation of technology in manufacturing.