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Thanks to the honorary members and all seniors who worked hard for WFO, as the most important event of the foundry sector, the World Foundry Congress constitutes an excellent occasion for exchanging knowledge that guarantees the access to the latest developments and the technological advance.

The Program Committee invites researchers, technicians and professionals to present technical papers for the working sessions to be held at the 74th World Foundry Congress, between 18th and 22nd of October 2020.

The main theme of the Congress is orientated towards ‘Cast the Future’, covering a wide range of technical areas:

The 74th World Foundry Congress will be held with motto ‘Cast the Future’ based on our deep appreciation and respect to our seniors and their endeavor including broadly understood thematic blocks divided into 10 sessions and the special sessions and the WFO ferrous forum:

Technical Sessions

  • 1. Ferrous Casting
  • 2. Casting Process
  • 3. Mold and Core Making
  • 4. Continuous Casting
  • 5. Non-Ferrous Casting
  • 6. Die-Casting
  • 7. Smart Factory and 3D Printing
  • 8. Simulation
  • 9. New Casting Materials
  • 10. Quality Control

Special Sessions (Special sessions are purposively organized as parts of technical sessions)

  1. Ecology, Strategy and Management

    This session ofers the recent cutting–edge policy planning and strategy making covering ecology, safety, energy and environment, human rights, new ICT foundry technology, business model, and so on. Invited lectures only.

  2. Young Researcher’s Training Seminar

    This training session warmly encourages inexperienced young foundry researchers to speak up their ideas and research progresses at the global congress environment. Students and apprentices are all welcome for 10 min.’s oral presentations. Special awards will be given to the outstanding presenters.

  3. Introduction of Asian Foundry (Jointly organized with the China Foundry Association)

    This session provides a new business opportunity for the global foundry society with a step forward understanding of Asian Foundries. The representatives of each Asian country will introduce the current status of their foundry and future development planning.

  4. Introduction of Korea Foundry

    As a part of regular fall meeting of Korea Foundry Society 2020, this session ofers the Korean foundry history, the hidden secret of Korean foundry technology, the current status and problems, the future strategic planning, and the Top 30 devoted Korean foundries. Most of the presentations will be made by the previous presidents of the Korea Foundry Society in Korean and supported by the simultaneous interpretation..

WFO Ferrous Forum (Concurrently organized with ferrous metals Working Group of WFO)

With the topic of “Innovative development in cast iron and steel”, the contents of the forum are related to production technology, scientifc research, environmental protection, quality inspection, industry development and forecasting in the feld of cast iron and steel.

Types of presentations accepted for 74WFC:

  • Plenary Lectures
  • Invited Lectures
  • Oral Presentations
  • Poster Presentations
  • Tutorial Presentations (Oral/Poster)

The following contributions to the 74WFC Proceedings are accepted:

  • Scientific Papers
  • Technical Papers

Download Abstract Template

The deadline of 1st abstract was expired.

The authors can find the Template of the Congress here. Each author may submit maximum two pages extended abstract.

Once the abstracts submitted are accepted, the authors are invited to submit the extended two-page abstracts (detailed two-page short papers) for publication in the 74WFC Proceedings, following format of two-columns pages, containing the tables and graphs to display the authors’ results. Please note that at least one author of each accepted abstract must register at the congress and only contributions from individuals who have paid the registration fee will be included in the 74WFC Proceedings.

Key Dates

  • Submission of Abstracts: June 1, 2019 ~ October 31, 2019
  • Extended Abstracts Submission: November 1, 2019 ~ May 31, 2020
  • Early Bird Registration: November 1, 2019 ~ May 31, 2020
  • Pre Registration: June 1, 2020 ~ September 18, 2020
  • Onsite Registration: October 18, 2020 ~ October 22, 2020

* The submission deadline of two-page extended abstract was changed from March 31, 2020 to May 31, 2020.
Authors should submit extended abstracts by May 31, 2020 electronically via website (Authors can omit the 1st abstract submission.)

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