2019 International Ferrous Melting Conference

October 30 - November 1, 2019


The 5th International Ferrous Melting Conference is a 3-day gathering co-sponsored by the AFS Melting Methods and Materials Division. The conference will be held Oct. 30 - Nov. 1, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee, with more than 200 expected attendees. Speakers from the foundry and related melting industries will focus on the topics of coreless melting, channel furnace melting and holding, pressure pouring, cupola melting, metallurgy, and charge materials. Keynote speakers are scheduled each day to provide insight on foundry management, human resources and training issues, governmental affairs, and future castings demand. This conference is the premier gathering of ferrous melting operators and suppliers.


  • Nashville, TN
  • October 30 - November 1, 2019
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Hotel Information

Music City
  • Sheraton Music City
  • Nashville, TN 
  • Rate: $179 for single or double.

Sheraton Music City Hotel

777 McGavock Pike

Nashville, TN  37214

Rate: $179 for single or double.

If you call, please mention you are with the AFS 2019 International Ferrous Melting Conference for the group rate.  The number for Central Reservations is 1-888-627-7060.

The cut-off date for reserving rooms in the block is 5:00 p.m. local time on October 8, 2019. After this date the rate is based on availability.  The AFS rate will apply to any room reservations for attendees commencing three (3) nights prior to the arrival date and ending three (3) nights after the departure date.

The Sheraton Music City has complimentary self-parking; complimentary Airport Shuttle and complimentary internet in attendee sleeping rooms.