AFS Call for Papers & Presentations OPEN!

The American Foundry Society, in conjunction with the World Foundry Organization (WFO), is issuing a call for papers and presentations for the 129th Metalcasting Congress/CastExpo, April 12-15, 2025, in Atlanta, Georgia. This Cast Expo will be held in conjunction with the World Foundry Organization Technical Forum.

Technical Papers & Presentations—covering all issues related to metalcasting, diecasting and foundry operations, including unique in-plant procedures, new technologies, equipment, products and other innovations that have contributed to enhanced metalcasting productivity and quality will be considered. Topics of particular interest include melting and molten metal treatment, gating and risering, casting process innovations, additive manufacturing, quality, automation, Foundry 4.0, artificial intelligence, finishing, sustainability, energy efficiency, environmental, health & safety.

Management Papers and Presentations—relating to diversity and inclusion in metalcasting, leadership development for young professionals, talent acquisition and retention, marketing and branding in the metalcasting industry, workforce training and development, employee wellness and well-being, performance management and feedback, women’s leadership and empowerment in metalcasting, and collaboration and partnership opportunities.

Submissions Due August 15, 2024 - Paper uploads Due September 15, 2024

All submissions should be entered via our online portal: