Metallurgy Research Centre

  • 11 de septiembre de 2019

The 2nd Carl Loper Cast Iron Symposium will review the latest advances and applications on cast iron

This international technical event organized by IK4-AZTERLAN Metallurgy Research Centre in conjunction with the American Foundry Society, the World Foundry Organization and the Tabira Foundry Institute, will gather more than 100 experts and foundry technicians from more than 20 countries through an extensive 2 full day program.

On September 30th and October 1st, IK4-AZTERLAN Metallurgy Research Centre will host the 2nd Carl Loper Symposium. An international technical event that will gather industry and academia professionals from more than 20 countries to discuss the latest advances and applications on Cast Iron technologies. The meeting will take place in the Euskalduna Congress Centre (Bilbao). An extraordinary technical program in two full working days divided into morning and afternoon sessions.

Named after late Professor Carl Loper, a prolific author of reference of technical and scientific publications in this field of knowledge, the event aims at building bridges between the foundry industry, the academia and the innovation agents by reviewing the fundamentals of cast iron and identifying the work lines that will foster the innovations of the upcoming years.

The program of the event will gather more than 40 contributed papers from leading academic and industrial communities; it will also include 4 invited Key Notes from first row industry professionals like J. FESCH, Chairman & CEO of SAKTHI PORTUGAL; E. ALBERTALLI and L. VAISSIÈRE from RENAULT; P. SAMUELSON, Senior Metallurgist of MAN ENERGY SOLUTIONS and Dr. S. DAWSON, President & CEO of SINTERCAST LTD.

Sponsored by HA Ilarduya (gold sponsor), ASK Chemicals (silver sponsor), Draxton (silver sponsor), SQ Insertec (silver sponsor) and Foseco (bronze sponsor) and supported by the Basque Government, the meeting is targeted to technicians and foundry experts from industrial and academical environments.

Registration for the event is open here.

Check the full program for the event

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