2023 Future Leaders of Metalcasting Annual Meeting

Blue Harbor Resort
October 23 - 25, 2023


The annual meeting of the AFS Future Leaders of Metalcasting promotes career development and networking among metalcasting professionals.  Rising metalcasting professionals are invited to Blue Harbor Resort in Sheboygan, WI, to experience an immersive event from the AFS Future Leaders of Metalcasting.

Attendees will tour Kohler Casting Iron and Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry on provided shuttles and participate in an Engaged Feedback Skills Integration Workshop.   Enjoy the presentation of the 2nd Sinto – AFS Future Leaders of Metalcasting Educational Scholarship Award to a student and attend the Dinner event and have some fun competition. 

The AFS Future Leaders of Metalcasting Annual Meeting is sold out. To join the wait list, please contact customer service at customerservice@afsinc.org or call 1-800-537-4237.




Included in your registration fee:

•    Two foundry tours – Kohler Cast Iron Foundry and Wisconsin Aluminum 
•    Foundry company
•    Shuttle bus transportation to both foundry tours
•    Engaged Feedback Skills Integration Workshop
•    Roundtable with industry peers – what’s impacting you?
•    Meet-and-greet mixer with appetizers and cocktails
•    One lunch event
•    Cocktail networking reception
•    One dinner event
•    One breakfast event
•    Presentation of the 2nd Sinto-AFS Future Leaders of Metalcasting Educational Scholarship
•    A little competitive fun

Future Leaders of Metalcasting is for foundry professionals who are 20 to 45 years old and who are on, or aspire to be on, a leadership track in their careers.


Blue Harbor
  • Blue Harbor Resort
  • Sheboygan, WI
  • October 23 - 25, 2023
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Hotel Information

Blue Harbor
  • Blue Harbor Resort
  • Sheboygan, WI
  • $151.99
  • $151.99 room rate for King Suite (king bed w/pull out sofa) or Family Suite (two queen beds w/pull out sofa). All rooms have a private balcony or patio.
  • Check-in is guaranteed at 4 p.m. and check-out is 11 a.m.
  • Reservations at the AFS group rate are accepted through Sept. 25, 2023.
    • By phone: 1-866-701-2583. Mention the American Foundry Society to qualify for the group rate.
    • By web: www.blueharborresort.com. Use code AFSOCT23 in the Show Group Booking box.

Conference Agenda

Monday, October 23, 2023
5–7 p.m.
Meet and Greet Mixer with appetizers and cocktails
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
8 a.m.
Tour of Kohler Cast Iron
11 a.m.
Tour of Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry Company
12:45 p.m.
2 p.m.
Engaged Feedback Skills Integration Workshop
5:30 p.m.
Cocktail Networking Reception
6 p.m.
Presentation of the 2nd Sinto-AFS Future Leaders of Metalcasting Educational Scholarship
6:15 p.m.
7 p.m.
Bonfire, games, and s’mores
7:30 p.m.
A Little Networking Competition with prizes
Wednesday, October 25, 2023
7:30 a.m.
Breakfast Roundtable – What’s Impacting You?
9 a.m.
Local School Outreach – Foundry in a Box Activity with students
11 a.m.
Conclusion of Event


Registration Fees

AFS Member: $325
Non-Member: $487

Buy one registration and get a second 50% off for registrants from the same organization. 

Cancellations & Substitutions

AFS presents a variety of technical and management conferences (in both in-person and virtual formats). The refund policy for AFS conferences is as follows: 1) Substitutions are accepted at no charge at any time up until the start of the conference; 2) Full refunds are offered if AFS is notified in writing of cancellation at least 30 days in advance of the conference. No refunds or credits are available for less than 30 days written notice.