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Call for Papers

The American Foundry Society is issuing a call for papers and presentations for the CastExpo 2019 and the 123rd Metalcasting Congress, April 27-30, 2019, Atlanta, Georgia.  AFS is seeking technical papers 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.  AFS is also seeking papers and presentations relating to supply chains, casting design, EHS, management, human resources, education, social media, professional development, and student engagement pertaining to the metalcasting industry.

Note:  All submitters to the Metalcasting Congress will be required to create a user profile.  See the General Submission Guidelines for more information.

Important Dates

Paper/Presentation Abstract Deadline 15 August 2018
Paper/Presentation Submission Deadline 15 September 2018
Panel Presentation Submission Deadline 15 October 2018
PowerPoint Presentation Deadline 15 February 2019


Questions and Technical Support

For technical assistance, please click on the 'Support Form' icon located on the top right hand of each page for support or contact Email support requests are answered within a 24 hour period. 

For questions about the AFS submission guidelines and process for the CastExpo 2019 and the 123rd Metalcasting Congress please contact the AFS Office:

American Foundry Society
1695 North Penny Lane
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Tel: +1-800/537-4237, +1-847/824-0181  x-240