20th International Forgemasters Meeting (IFM) 2017 Graz

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  • The Aus­trian Soci­ety for Met­al­lurgy and Mate­ri­als (ASMET) is pleased to announce that the 20th Inter­na­tional Forge­mas­ters Meet­ing (IFM2017) will be held from Sep­tem­ber 1114, 2017 at the Con­gress Graz, Aus­tria. All involved in and inter­ested in the area of open die forg­ing are cor­dially invited to attend.

    To date, open die forg­ing com­pa­nies world­wide have engaged in unprece­dented cap­i­tal invest­ment lead­ing to advances in pro­duc­tion tech­nol­ogy, in size and qual­ity of forg­ings, and in sup­ply capac­ity. Today open die forg­ing com­pa­nies stand pre­pared to sup­ply high-​quality and high-​performance forg­ings to such indus­tries as elec­tric power, fos­sil fuels, env­i­ron– men­tal man­age­ment, aero­space, trans­porta­tion, and machinery.

    Keynote Speakers

    Keynote addresses offer­ing an overview of the forg­ing indus­try will be given by speak­ers from Asian, Amer­i­can, and Euro­pean countries:

    • Har­ald Holz­gru­ber – INTECO melt­ing and cast­ing tech­nolo­gies GmbH: Melt­ing and Cast­ing Tech­nolo­gies for the pro­duc­tion of 912% Chromium Steels for the Power Gen­er­a­tion Industry
    • Robert Bauer – voestalpine Edel­stahl GmbH: Open die forg­ing activ­i­ties in the Voestalpine Spe­cial Steel Division
    • Benedikt Blitz – SMR Pre­mium GmbH — High Value Met­als Mar­ket Research: Update on Forged Spe­cial Steels, Remelt­ing and Pow­der Metallurgy

    Main topics

    • Recent devel­op­ments in the forg­ing indus­try in var­i­ous countries
    • Advanced and new forg­ing materials
    • Advanced and new pro­duc­tion tech­nolo­gies: steel­mak­ing, forg­ing, heat treat­ment, machining
    • Prod­ucts for indus­tries: energy, aero­space, machin­ery, tool­ing, trans­porta­tion, off­shore, etc.
    • Test­ing and qual­ity man­age­ment: non­de­struc­tive and destruc­tive test­ing, ISO9000, ISO14000
    • Plant engi­neer­ing and equipment
    • Numer­i­cal analy­sis and simulation
    • Envi­ron­men­tal management

    Call for Papers

    IFM 2017 Tech­ni­cal Com­mit­tee encour­ages you to sub­mit a paper to this con­fer­ence. This con­fer­ence can con­tribute the devel­op­ment of forg­ing indus­try and pro­vide you a valu­able oppor­tu­nity to exchange the lat­est infor­ma­tion on the notable eight top­ics of open die forging.

    Best Paper Award

    IFM 2017 Tech­ni­cal Com­mit­tee will exam­ine the techni– cal paper sub­mit­ted and select the best paper. The selec­tion will be based upon the qual­ity of the paper. The recip­i­ent of Best Paper Award is announced dur­ing the IFM 2017.

    Meet­ing Committees

    Steer­ing Committee

    • Dieter Bokel­mann – Saarschmiede GmbH Freiformschmiede
    • Mas­simo Calerini – Acciai Spe­ciali Terni spa
    • William P. Edwards – Ell­wood City Forge
    • Mario Gus­sago – Pres­i­dent of the Ital­ien Forge­mas­ters Group – Fed­er­ac­ciai, Chief Exec­u­tive Offi­cer, Fomec S.p.A., Mon­dovi, Italy
    • Kevin Han­der­hahn – 525 Flynn Con­sult­ing Co
    • Gra­ham Hon­ey­man – Chief Exec­u­tive Offi­cer, Sheffield Forge­mas­ters, Inter­na­tional Ltd., Pro­fes­sor of Sheffield Uni­ver­sity, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    • Eve­line Guyot – Areva Jacopo Guz­zoni Fomas Group
    • Joong-​He Oh – Vice Pres­i­dent – Cast­ing & Forg­ing Busi­ness Group Doosan Heavy Indus­tries & Con­struc­tion Co., Ltd. Chang­won, Korea
    • Daisuke Ota – Steel Cast­ings and forg­ings Asso­ci­a­tion of JAPAN
    • Yasuhiko Tanaka – The Japan Steel Works, Ltd

    Aus­trian Representative

    • Bruno Hribernik – ASMET – The Aus­trian Soci­ety for Met­al­lurgy and Mate­ri­als, Leoben, Austria
    • Sci­en­tific Com­mit­tee Chair­man: Bruno Buch­mayr – Mon­ta­nuni­ver­si­taet Leoben, Austria
    • Orga­niz­ing Chair­men: Har­ald Holz­gru­ber – INTECO specail melt­ing tech­nolo­gies GmbH, Bruck an der Mur, Austria
    • Robert Bauer – voestalpine Edel­stahl GmbH, Vienna, Austria
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