121st Metalcasting Congress

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April 25-27, 2017 • Wisconsin Center • Milwaukee
The AFS Metalcasting Congress is the industry's pinnacle conference and trade show event that brings together suppliers, foundries and casting customers.

This conference will feature:

• Technical and Management Presentations
• Roundtable Discussions
• Expert Panels
• Networking Opportunities
• Keynote Speaker
• Institute Courses
• Exhibits
• And more!

Join your fellow casting professionals and designers and buyers of castings in the heart of the industry at the 121st Metalcasting Congress in Milwaukee, for discussions and discovery of the ever-evolving world of metalcasting.

Registration is currently open.

Conference Schedule At-A-Glance

Tuesday, April 25th

8:00am – 4:45pm    Technical Sessions
8:00am – 10:30am Institute Course: Casting Material Properties
10:00am – 5:00pm Exhibitor Setup
10:30am – 11:30am Keynote Speaker Harry Moser: Manufacturing Reshoring
11:30am – 1:00pm Copper Luncheon (ticket required)
1:30pm – 4:45pm    Institute Course: Identifying the Correct Casting Defect Evening    Annual Banquet (ticket required)

Wednesday, April 26th

7:30am Women in Metalcasting Breakfast
8:00am – 4:45pm    Technical Sessions
8:00am – 11:30am Institute Course: Virtual Casting Process
10:00am – 6:00pm Exhibits open
11:30am – 1:00pm Recognition Luncheon (ticket required)
1:30pm – 3:00pm    Institute Course: Building Positive Buzz, Intentionally Shaping Your Reputation Through Emotional Intelligence
3:00pm – 4:30pm    Future Leaders of Metalcasting meeting
4:30pm – 6:00pm    Reception with Exhibitors
Evening    AFS Alumni Dinner (AFS Alumni only)

Thursday, April 27th

8:00am – 10:15am Technical Sessions
9:00am – 3:00pm    Exhibits open
10:30am – 11:30am Hoyt Memorial Lecture: Doug Trinowski, The Power and Need for

Research in Metalcasting

11:30am – 1:00pm President’s Lunch & Annual Business Meeting (ticket required)
1:00pm – 4:30pm    AFS Silica Exposure Control Workshop (separate registration required)