AFS 2019 Southeast Regional Program

Held at the Savannah Desoto Hotel by Sotherly

Wednesday, February 20, 2018

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.            RAM Meeting

Lunch on your own

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.            Golf (Location TBD)

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.              Opening Welcome Reception/Golf Awards (Dinner on your own)

Thursday, February 21, 2018

7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.  Speaker’s Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Opening: Welcome to the Regional

Welcoming Remarks: Ed Boyd, Golden Foundry

The AFS National Vision: Doug Kurkul, AFS National, CEO

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Student Stories (2x)

Session ONE:  Update on Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica

Foundry Action Stories

AFS Government Affairs Update: Stephanie Salmon, AFS National

Silica Compliance: Robert Vasni, Compliance Specialist, OSHA, DOL

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.          BREAK 

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

Student Stories (2x)

Session TWO:  Labor Issues:   Keeping the Talent Pipeline Full

Foundry Action Stories

Interns and Co-Ops

An HR Perspective

12:00 Noon – 1:15 p.m.          LUNCH

Lunch Keynote: Economic Update 

1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Session THREE: Women in Metalcasting:  Three Perspectives

Student/Co-Op/Intern

Starting a Career

Experienced

 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.              BREAK

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Student Stories (2x)                     

Session FOUR: Innovations in the Foundry

Foundry Action Stories

Automation

Additive (3D) Manufacturing

Product/Process

 4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Wrap Up:

Closing Comments

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Evening Reception

Dinner on your own

Friday, February 22, 2018

Plant/Site Tour