Conferences

Developing an All-Star Team

July 24, 2018
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
This one-day roundtable gives front-line supervisors and human resources leaders the opportunity to discuss issues facing their organizations with industry peers. The event includes roundtable discussions, an evening networking event, and a ticket to the Milwaukee Brewers vs. Washington Nationals game.

2018 Foundry Leadership Conference

September 16-18, 2018
Amelia Island, Florida
North America's premier leadership conference for metalcasters, suppliers and castings purchasers.

2018 Cast Iron Inoculation Conference

August 20-21, 2018
Jeffersonville, IN

Tired of shrinkage issues, complaints of poor machinability, failed test bars, etc.?  Come join us, and leading experts in the cast iron foundry industry, as they present and discuss all aspects of iron inoculation and how it relates to iron quality and performance.

2018 Additive Manufacturing for Metalcasting Conference

Sept. 10-13, 2018
Louisville, Kentucky

Additive Manufacturing for Metalcasting Conference is America’s premier conference on the use of 3D printing in the metalcasting industry. Come see how the metalcasting supply chain is using this new technology to secure new customers, improve existing components and enhance their profitability. The conference will cover all aspect of additive manufacturing and 3D printing in metalcasting and highlight many practical applications and case studies. Whether you are just thinking about additive manufacturing or already involved, this conference will provide practical help.

2018 Advanced Foundry Environmental Air Seminar

October 7-8, 2018
Warrensville Heights, Ohio

This seminar is for individuals with a basic knowledge and understanding of EPA air regulations and air emission calculations. It will build on this basic knowledge, including concepts presented at the AFS Foundry Environmental 101 Seminar, with advanced practical knowledge, tools and techniques needed to address relatively complex air issues in foundries. This two-day seminar will cover four main topics – emission estimation, permitting, regulatory requirements, and compliance demonstration.

2018 Advanced Cupola Concepts Seminar

October 10, 2018
Coschocton, Ohio

Would you like:

  • The opportunity to discuss cupola issues and operations beyond the basics?
  • To learn how to further reduce variations and improve the consistency and quality of the iron you melt?
  • To gain a more in-depth knowledge and understanding of all-things cupola?

Then join us for this one-day seminar with leading experts in the field who will teach you well beyond the basics of your cupola operation.

2018 Aluminum Casting Conference

November 5-7, 2018
Knoxville, Tennessee
The AFS 2018 Aluminum Conference is for everyone involved in the aluminum casting industry, with a special focus on helping  practicing aluminum foundries produce better quality castings.

2018 Marketing & Sales Conference

December 11-12, 2018
Rosemont, Illinois
Join us for the foremost marketing and sales conference in metalcasting, December 11-12, 2018 held by AFS, premier metalcasting association, at the O'Hare Westin in Rosemont, Illinois.