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CALENDAR.

JANUARY 22

Train the Trainer

American Foundry Society

SCHAUMBURG, ILLINOIS

The purpose of this course is to provide operations and training leaders with tools and templates to support training efforts at their facilities.

JANUARY 29-30

Introduction to Metalcasting

LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA

This course introduces the process of metalcasting. It provides a broad picture of what happens in a casting production facility, while illustrating the technology, variables and complexity involved in producing a casting.

FEBRUARY 5

Iron 101

American Foundry Society

SCHAUMBURG, ILLINOIS

Topics include characteristics and properties as well as general applications for each iron type, common alloying elements and their uses, iron melting technology and considerations, compatible casting processes, and heat treatment options and applications. Designed for those new to iron casting, case studies and group activities will be used throughout the course.

FEBRUARY 5-6

Gating & Riser Design 101

LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA

Casting quality and yield are directly impacted by gating design. This course guides participants through the basic functions of gating and risers to provide clean, sound and functional castings.

FEBRUARY 6-7

2020 Metalcasting Management & Development Summit

Hyatt Centric French Quarter

NEW ORLEANS

Learn to boost your problem-solving finesse and how to leverage competing values in your culture. This is a prime event for supervisors, HR professionals, and all levels of management designed to help you lead others with actionable items you can use immediately.

FEBRUARY 12-13

Improving the Effectiveness of Visual Inspection

Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte Uptown

Charlotte, North Carolina

FEBRUARY 19-20

Introduction to Metalcasting

LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA

This course introduces the process of metalcasting. It provides a broad picture of what happens in a casting production facility, while illustrating the technology, variables and complexity involved in producing a casting.

MARCH 3-4

AFS Foundry Environmental 101 Seminar

American Foundry Society

SCHAUMBURG, ILLINOIS

The seminar will give a basic understanding of environmental issues and concerns encountered by individuals with environmental responsibilities in a metalcasting facility on a day-to-day basis. This will include practical level instruction on routine compliance activities, permitting, reporting, record keeping, testing, pollution control and environmental management systems.

MARCH 4-5

Improving the Effectiveness of Visual Inspection

Hilton Garden Inn Detroit Downtown

Detroit

MARCH 4-5

Gating & Riser Design 201

LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA

This course is a continuation of Gating & Riser Design 101 with an emphasis on application of sands, chill, sleeves, and other thermal control properties, fluid flow principles and filtration, and your facilities process parameter ranges.

MARCH 25-26

Casting Defect Analysis

American Foundry Society

SCHAUMBURG, ILLINOIS

Participants will become proficient in applying a 10-step procedure that will enable them to analyze and reduce metalcasting defects by correctly identifying defects, root causes, and determining corrective action.

APRIL 8-9

Introduction to Metalcasting

DETROIT

This course introduces the process of metalcasting. It provides a broad picture of what happens in a casting production facility, while illustrating the technology, variables and complexity involved in producing a casting.

APRIL 21-23

AFS 124th Metalcasting Congress

Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland

CLEVELAND, OHIO

Metalcasting Congress 2020 will be held in the heart of the foundry belt in Cleveland, which has new convention and hotel facilities. The show includes exhibits from the top foundries and industry suppliers, technical and management presentations, educational courses, keynote speeches, and awards for leaders and innovators in metalcasting.

MAY 19-20

AFS 2020 Government Affairs Fly-In

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Meet with your representatives on Capitol Hill to discuss the issues that matter to your metalcasting business.

AUGUST 31-SEPTEMBER 3

Sand Casting/Additive Manufacturing Conference

Hilton Milwaukee City Center

MILWAUKEE

SEPTEMBER 20-22

Foundry Leadership Summit

Resort at Squaw Creek

LAKE TAHOE, CALIFORNIA

The summit features high-level speakers, industry roundtables, and presentations on industry innovation, public policies and economic forecasts.
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