Calendar of events.May
May 15-18--111th Metalcasting Congress, Hilton Americas, Houston.
June 12-16--GIFA, Newcast, Metec and Thermprocess, Dusseldorf, Germany.
July 22-24--Casting Industry Suppliers Association Summer Meeting, La Fonda, Santa Fe Santa Fe, city, Argentina
Santa Fe, city (1991 pop. 341,000), capital of Santa Fe prov., NE Argentina, a river port near the Paraná, with which it is connected by canal. , N.M.
August 9-10--AFS Chapter Officers Conference, Doubletree Hotel, Arlington Heights Arlington Heights, village (1990 pop. 75,460), Cook county, NE Ill., a residential suburb of Chicago; founded 1836, inc. 1887. Its manufactures include machinery, drugs and medical equipment, and metal fabrication. Arlington Park racetrack is there. , Ill.
September 16-19--AFS Foundry Executive Conference, Wentworth by the Sea, New Castle, N.H.
October 4-10--Non-Ferrous Founders Society Annual Meeting, The Wigwam Resort, Phoenix.
October 7-10--19th AFS A distributed file system for large, widely dispersed Unix and Windows networks from Transarc Corporation, now part of IBM. It is noted for its ease of administration and expandability and stems from Carnegie-Mellon's Andrew File System.
AFS - Andrew File System Environmental, Health and Safety Conference, Sheraton Music City Hotel, Nashville.
October 14-17--Investment Casting Institute 55th Annual Technical Conference & Expo, Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, Cleveland.
October 15-16--The Aluminum Association 74th Annual Meeting, Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa, Tucson, Ariz.
October 17-19--AFS Labor Relations & Human Resource Conference, Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater, Fla.
October 21-23--AFS Midwest Regional Conference, Grand Wayne Center, Fort Wayne Fort Wayne, city (1990 pop. 173,072), seat of Allen co., NE Ind., where the St. Joseph and St. Marys rivers join to form the Maumee River; inc. 1840. It is the second largest city in the state, a major railroad and shipping point, a wholesale and distribution hub, , Ind.
November 8-10--FEF, The Foundation for Metal Casting Metal casting
A metal-forming process whereby molten metal is poured into a cavity or mold and, when cooled, solidifies and takes on the characteristic shape of the mold. Education, College Industry Conference, The Drake Hotel The following hotels are named the Drake Hotel:
November 13-14--AFS Advanced Foundry Environmental Seminar, location to be determined.
November 14-15--Casting Industry Suppliers Association Fall Business Meeting, Double Tree, Rosemont, Ill.
December 12-15--Steel Founders' Society of America 61st Technical & Operating Conference, The Drake Hotel, Chicago.
March 13-15--AFS Northwest Regional Conference, Hilton Portland & Executive Tower Hotel, Portland, Ore.