The 75th World Foundry Congress will be held in Deyang, China in 2024
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The 75th World Foundry Congress(WFC 2024), hosted by the World Foundry Organization (WFO), will be held in Deyang, China from Oct. 25th to 30th, 2024. This is the third time that the Foundry Institution of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society (FICMES) organizes the WFC after successfully holding the 61st WFC (1995, Beijing) and the 69th WFC (2010, Hangzhou). The theme of the event is "Developing Foundry". The Congress aims to provide a platform for experts, scholars, engineering technicians, and entrepreneurs in the field of cast metals to discuss the development trends of the industry, exchange hot issues, share research results and advanced technologies, in order to advance the development and progress of scientific research and application, and promote the development of the industry. The conference cordially invites experts from domestic and foreign universities and research institutions,scholars, entrepreneurs, and other relevant personnel to participate and exchange ideas.


Preliminary Schedule

Oct. 25, 2024/ Fri.

ŸRegistration

ŸWelcome Reception

Oct. 26, 2024 / Sat.

ŸOpening Ceremony

ŸPlenary Lecture

ŸTechnical Session

ŸPoster Session

ŸExhibition

ŸGala Dinner

Oct. 27, 2024 / Sun.

ŸTechnical Session

ŸPoster Session

ŸExhibition

Oct. 28, 2024 / Mon

ŸTechnical Session

ŸPoster Session

ŸExhibition

ŸClosing Ceremony

ŸFoundrymen’s Night

Oct.29, 2024 /Thu.

ŸWork Visits

(Deyang GuangdaDongqi New Material CO.,LTD./Erzhong (Deyang) Heavy Equipment CO.,LTD./FAW Foundry CO.,LTD.ChengDu Non-ferrous Branch)

Oct.30, 2024 / Wed.

ŸPost Congress Tour

(Sanxingdui Ruins Museum, Panda Base)


nGovernment Support

The 75th World Foundry Congress gains great attention from Deyang Municipal Prople's Government. On the morning of April 18th, 2023, Mr. Lou Yanchun, Vice Chairman of the World Foundry Organization and President of the Foundry Institution of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society (FICMES), and Mr. Qingwei, the Vice-mayor of Deyang, formally signed agreement in Deyang, Sichuan Province. According to the agreement, the two parties will facilitate the successful convening of the 75thWorld Foundry Congress with the promotion of the government and marketization operation.


Signing ceremony for cooperation between FICMES and

Deyang Municipal People's Government


City of Heavy Equipment

Deyang has a solid foundation for the heavy equipment industry. Known as the “City of Heavy Equipment”, Deyang owns a number of leading enterprises such as Erzhong (short for Erzhong (Deyang) Heavy Equipment Co., Ltd.), DEC (short for Dongfang Electric Corporation), and DTC (short for Dongfang Turbine Co., Ltd.), etc., manufactures large-scale equipment such as nuclear power products, hydropower units, thermal power units, steam turbines, steel rolling machine and large castings & forgings for power station and marine, and serves both domestic and foreign markets. After the 75th World Foundry Congress, delegates may visit and exchange with local leading enterprises in foundry industry chain such as Erzhong, DTC, DEC, Faw Foundry (Chengdu).