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The 2nd WFO Foundry Young Researchers and Early Career Professionals Conference

The WFO is proud to announce the 2nd Foundry Young Researcher and Early Career Professionals Conference taking place on March/April 2024 over a digital Platform on the World Wide Web. The conference will be offered three times during the day. Starting in the time zone of Asia-Pacific (APAC), following by Europe, the Middle east and Africa (EMEA), and ending in Americas.

The 10 best speakers will be invited to present at the IdeaExpo in Hannover, Germany, in June 2024. Final Competition and final decision of the 3 winners. The best 3 speakers will present again at the 75th World Foundry Congress in Deyang, China, in 25th to 30th October 2024.

Current Trends in the Foundry Industry

This international Conference is an outstanding opportunity to connect with Young researchers and Professionals in the early stages of developing their careers in our industry and offers an agenda of advanced technical research in topics including:

Casting Solutions

Digital Foundry or Circular Economy and Sustainability

Profile of Authors to Submission


All candidates must be <35
years old.


15th of January

Submission of a 2-minute video and abstract for the Call for Papers

End of Febuary

Selection of the 20 best papers by the Scientific Board

End of March

Submission of a 15-minute video of the final presentation

3rd week of April

One-day Virtual Conference


Decision by the Scientific Board regarding the 3 best papers


Live presentation of the 10 best papers at the IdeaExpo in Hannover

26th to 30th of October

Live presentation of the 3 best papers at the 75th World Foundry Congress in Deyang, China

Prize Money and Incentives

10 best speakers will be invited to IdeenExpo in Hannover, Germany in June 2024 - Live presentation and Competition

3 winners will be invited to 75th World Foundry Congress in Deyang, China in October 2024 – Live presentation and Awards

Digital Platform as Webpage and App
Webpage for Advertising
and Registration
Webpage for the Conference App for the Conference
Contact us

The Organizing Committee of the 75th World Foundry Congress

Foundry Institution of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society (FICMES)

Contact person: Ms. Yunxia Wang

Phone: +86(24)25855720 / +86 13940361719


Address: No. 17 South Yunfeng Street, Tiexi District, Shenyang, Liaoning, China