Developing an All-Star Team

Front Line Supervisors and HR Leaders Discuss Workforce Strategies Roundtable

Miller Park
July 24, 2018


One of our most popular sessions at the annual Metalcasting Industry Human Resources Conference is the roundtable discussion, giving you the opportunity to discuss issues facing your organization with industry peers. 

Due to popular demand, the Human Resources Division is planning a one-day roundtable, Developing an All-Star Team:  Front Line Supervisors and HR Leaders discuss Workforce Strategies on July 24, 2018 at Miller Park in Milwaukee, WI.

The all-day event includes roundtable discussions, lunch, an evening networking event and a ticket to the Milwaukee Brewers versus Washington Nationals game.

Roundtable Topics:
·      Creating Flexibility Solutions for today’s workforce
·      Managing the Employee Lifecycle

         ·      Recruitment
         ·      Interview and selection
         ·      Onboarding and engagement
         ·      Performance management
·      Creating an Employment Brand from Within
        ·      Eliminating perceptions of foundry employment that become obstacles in recruitment
        ·      Making your company an employer of choice
·      Performing “A” Team Work with “C” Team Talent Pools
        ·      How to succeed with industry talent pool shortage
        ·      How to coach your team to get all-star performance
·      Creating a Culture of Continuous Feedback
        ·      Employees want continuous performance feedback
               ·      How to handle that expectation when your plate is already full
               ·      Discover the benefits of transitioning to this model
               ·      Understand what is holding you back

Roundtable Location:

Miller Park 
1 Brewers Way
Milwaukee, WI 53214

Meeting Location:  Uecker Room

Note:  In order to guarantee that you are seated with the other attendees for the baseball game, you must register for this event no later than June 24, 2018.


  • Miller Park
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • July 24, 2018
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Hotel Information

  • Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West
  • Wauwatosa, WI
  • $169

10499 Innovation Drive
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Reservations: (414) 475-9500

Room Rate:  $169.00/night

Group Rate Under:  American Foundry Society

Check in -  3:00 pm
Check out -  11:00 am
Free Parking
Note:  You will need to make your hotel reservations on or by 6/24/18.  Any reservations made after this date are subject to the available room rate or rooms not available at this hotel.

Room Cancellation:  by 6:00 pm the day before arrival

Travel Information

For convenient access to your event space, you may direct guests to park in the Brewers 2 parking lot (which is the nearest of the Preferred Parking lots) and enter Miller Park through the Hot Corner Entrance. Please note that all attendees with a vehicle on-site after 2:00 PM will require a Parking Pass. Parking Passes will be provided to upon registration at Miller Park.  You will have to walk back out to the parking lot to place your parking pass on your vehicle.

There is an 11:00 am shuttle already arranged for those who will need to take the shuttle from Crowne Plaza to Miller stadium the day of the meeting. You can store your luggage at the Crowne Plaza since check-in is 3:00 pm.
Return shuttle from Miller park starts during the 8th inning.  You will need to make those arrangements with the hotel for your return from Miller Park to Crowne Plaza. Please call 414-475-9500 to make your return arrangements.  Shuttle runs every hour.


Conference Agenda

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   
Working Lunch
12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Roundtable Discussions
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Networking Event
6:00 p.m.
Game: Brewers vs. Nationals


Registration Fees

AFS Member: $300

Non-AFS Member: $450

Spouse reception only (includes networking event and game): $125

Cancellations & Substitutions

Substitutions will be accepted anytime. However, cancellations of confirmed registrants with a full refund of fees will not be accepted unless received at least two weeks prior to the conference date. In the unlikely event the conference is canceled for any reason, AFS liability is limited to the return of the registration fee.