American Foundry Society

Wisconsin Chapter


80th AFS Wisconsin Regional

  • 14 Feb 2018
  • 10:30 AM
  • 16 Feb 2018
  • 2:00 PM
  • Potawatomi Hotel & Casino


  • A lot price for up to 6 foundry people from one foundry location.


The Wisconsin Chapter AFS, Stateline Chapter and NEW Chapter, along with the Regional Planning Committee are proud to present the 80th Wisconsin Regional Foundry Conference and Exposition, February 14 -16, 2018 at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee.

Reasons you don't want to miss the Wisconsin Regional:

  • Exciting Speakers
  • Educational Tech Sessions
  • Over 80 Exhibitors
  • Student Casting Contest
  • Networking Opportunities Galore
  • Wednesday afternoon free beer and appetizers
  • Friday attendees receive complimentary hot breakfast
  • A fun-filled venue

Meal Pricing - Tickets Must Be Purchased in Advance:

  • Thursday Expo Lunch $25 | Sandwich Board with assorted sandwiches, Redskin Potato Salad, Garden Salad, Kettle Chips, Chocolate Chip Cookies & Brownies, Soda
  • Thursday night Keynote Speaker Dinner $65 | 7 oz. Filet Mignon with Bordelaise Sauce, Dinner Rolls, Pear and Blue Cheese Salad, White Cheddar Mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, Coffee & Tea
  • Lunch & Dinner package $75

Regional Overview

Wednesday, February 14:

Registration 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Expo Hours 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Kickoff Speaker, Patricio Gil, President of the American Foundry Society - 2:00 PM

Thursday, February 15:

Registration 8:15 AM - 6:00 PM

Expo Hours 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Tech sessions throughout the day, beginning at: 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM and 1:15 PM

Lunch 11:45 AM- tickets required

Invitational Casting Contest, beer & pretzels - 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Dinner Banquet with awards and Keynote speaker, Mr. Frank Headington, Interim Technical Director AFS - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM - ticket required.

Friday, February 16:

Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet - 7:45 AM

Tech Sessions 8:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Click here to view the 2018 AFS WI Regional Conference Booklet

Cost to attend the Regional:

AFS Corporate Members and Individual Members:

  • Conference Badge $30  - Includes Expo and Tech Sessions

Foundry Attendee:

  • Conference Badge $30 - Includes Expo and Tech Sessions
  • Foundry Tech-Expo "6-pack" (up to 6 badges $90 - lot price for up to 6 foundry people from one foundry location.

Non-Foundry Attendee:

  • Conference Badge $50 - Includes Expo and Tech Sessions

Retirees and Students:

  • Conference Badge FREE
Potawatomi Hotel reservation phone number: (800) 729-7244Directions to Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.

CANCELLATION POLICY: No registration fees will be refunded for cancellations made less than three full business days prior to the meeting day. (For example, cancellations must be made by the end of Wednesday for an event held the following Monday.) Registered no-shows, who have not paid in advance, will be invoiced for the event.  If you wish to cancel, contact TEAM at  or call Laura Gustafson at 262-532-2440 X15.

Based upon the advance registrations, the Chapter commits to a guaranteed meal count for that event two business days prior to the event. The Chapter pays for those meals regardless of whether all registered individuals actually attend the event.

AFS Wisconsin Chapter is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 

W175 N11117 Stonewood Drive, Suite280, Germantown, WI 53022

Phone: (262) 532-2440 EXT 215 | Email:

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