European Investment Casters’ Federation

70th ICI technical Conference & Expo – August 13 – 16, 2023 – Call for Papers

70th ICI technical Conference & Expo
August 13 – 16, 2023
Westin Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


This is a CALL FOR PAPERS for the 70th Technical Conference & Expo, to be hosted by the Investment Casting Institute at the Westin Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

To be considered for this year’s Technical Conference, papers should adhere to the following criteria:
The paper must be technical in nature and not a sales pitch. (Commercialism of any kind will not be accepted).
The paper should represent a collaboration with or data from a foundry where the topic of discussion has been applied.
Co-present with or reference to a foundry by name in your paper and presentation is required.

Abstracts are due no later than December 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. For details, visit Technical Paper Guidelines (

Abstracts should be sent to the attention of Nora D’Ambra at