European Investment Casters’ Federation

15th World Conference in Investment Casting


This is a CALL FOR PAPERS for the 15th World Conference in Investment Casting, to be hosted by the Investment Casting Institute at the Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, California

October 18 – 21, 2020

To be considered for this year’s World Conference, papers should adhere to the following criteria:

  1. The paper must be technical in nature and not a sales pitch.  (Commercialism of any kind will not be accepted).
  2. The paper should represent a collaboration with or data from a foundry where the topic of discussion has been applied.
  3. Co-present with or reference to a foundry by name in your paper and presentation is required.


Abstracts are due no later than February 1st. Papers should address technical advancements, cost reduction, improved quality or continuous improvement techniques that enhance competitiveness. Of greatest interest are technologies and methods that will have an immediate impact on a foundry operation or that will make casting manufacturers more competitive. The ICI also seeks papers from suppliers for the “How It’s Made” category.  Foundry collaboration on “How It’s Made” presentations are not required. All papers should be prepared and presented in English.


Abstracts should be sent to:



Attn: Nora D’Ambra, 1 Paragon Drive, Suite 110

Montvale, NJ  07645-1720


Tel: 201-573-9770     Fax: 201-573-9771