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When and Where
  • 9/17/2017
  • 9/19/2017
  • Stowe Mountain Lodge
  • Stowe
  • VT

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Plan to join us in Vermont for the metalcasting industry's premiere leadership conference.

Our Speakers:

Leadership & Accountability When it Counts – Kirk Lippold, Commander of the USS Cole

Down the Foxhole: Today’s Political Climate – James Rosen, Chief Washington Correspondent, Fox News

Ten Factors Affecting the Future – Jack Uldrich, Author & Futurist

Developing Your Senior Leadership Team to Achieve Optimal Results  – Celina Peerman, Ph.D., President, The Peerman Group

Marketplace – DNA Relationships  – Peter Reich, AFS Second Vice President; Director of Laempe Reich

The State of the Metalcasting Industry in North America – Jim Folk, CEO of The Folk Group

Perspectives on the Global Foundry Industry – Denny Dotson, Chairman of the Dotson Company and AFS representative to World Foundry Organization

State of AFS Address – Doug Kurkul, AFS CEO

AFS Policy Agenda Update – Stephanie Salmon, AFS Washington Office

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Who should attend:

    Foundry owners, CEOs, and senior managers
    Suppliers to the foundry industry
    Senior staff leaders from companies that design, purchase, and/or use castings

Sponsorship opportunities: To increase your visibility to the leaders of the $30.3 billion metalcasting industry, contact Neal Bender at 800-537-4237.

For a 2-page photo spread of the 2016 event, click here. 


Stowe Mountain Lodge Resort
4712 Mountain Road
Stowe, VT  05672
Phone: 802-760-4700
AFS2017 – Click here to view Rates, & Availability to reserve your room at Stowe Mountain Lodge!
Check in is at 4:00 p.m. / Check out 11:00 a.m.
Studio Guestrooms - $249
Classic Doubles - $229
Junior Suites - $299
One Bedroom Suite - $349

Cancellations and Substitutions: Substitutions will be accepted anytime.  However, cancellations of confirmed registrants with full refund of fees will not be accepted unless received at least two weeks prior to the conference date.  In the unlikely event, the conference is cancelled for any reason, AFS liability is limited to the return of the registration fee.

2017 Foundry Executive and Leadership Conference Sponsors

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