Information 2020

Due to the current situation, the conference “The Virtual Foundry – Status and Future Developments” will be held digitally from 17 to 19 March 2021.

Due to the current developments around the corona virus and the associated travel restrictions, especially for the international participants, the Aachen Foundry Institute and AGIFA have decided to digitally host the international conference “The Virtual Foundry – Status and Future Developments” as part of the 46th Aachen Foundry Colloquium. The PhD student seminar planned in the run-up to the web conference will take place from March 16 – 17, 2021.

Further information about the web conference will be published in the coming weeks.

If you have any questions, please contact us:

Julia Backhaus
RWTH International Academy
Campus-Boulevard 30 | D-52074 Aachen
Phone: +49 (0)241 80-97861
Fax: +49 (0)241 80-92525
e-mail: info@aachener-giessereikolloquium.de

If you have any questions, you can contact us at any time.

With the best wishes for a healthy time
Andreas Bührig-Polaczek (Foundry Institute: Institute Management)
Jörg C. Sturm (AGIFA: Chairman of the Advisory Board)
Johannes Nellessen, Florian Funken, Daniel Franzen (AGIFA: Management)

Program committee 2021:

  • Andreas Bührig-Polaczek
  • Jörg C. Sturm
  • Johannes Nellessen, Florian Funken, Daniel Franzen (AGIFA-Geschäftsführung)

Speakers 2021:

  • Nemak Europe GmbH
  • Ford Motor Company Ltd.
  • Liebherr-International GmbH
  • Engineering System International GmbH
  • FLOW-3D CAST
  • Magma Gießereitechnologie GmbH
  • RWP GmbH
  • University of Iowa
  • Jönköping University
  • ACCESS e.V.
  • Gießerei-Institut RWTH Aachen University

Topics 2021:

  • Basics of Virtual Casting
  • Virtual Optimization of Cast Materials
  • Virtual Product Development and Quality Assurance
  • Process – Microstructure – Properties
  • The Virtual Process Chain in the Foundry
  • The Virtual Interface: Machine – Process
  • Data for all Applications
  • The Virtual Foundry as a Whole Plant

Sponsoring 2021:
You are interested in exhibiting or sponsoring at the Aachen Foundry Colloquium? Please get in touch with us.

Contact person:
Svenja Böttcher
Intzestraße 5
52072 Aachen
0241 80-98911
Email: s.boettcher@gi.rwth-aachen.de

Your contact person regarding content

Prof. Dr. Ing. Andreas Bührig-Polaczek
Lehrstuhl für Gießereiwesen und Gießerei-Institut
Intzestraße 5 I D-52072 Aachen
Tel.: +49 (0)241 / 80-95880
Fax.: +49 (0)241 80-92276
E-Mail: Sekretariat@gi.rwth-aachen.de

Your contact person regarding organizational matters

Julia Backhaus
RWTH International Academy
Campus-Boulevard 30 | D-52074 Aachen
Tel.: +49 (0)241 80-97861
Fax: +49 (0)241 80-92525
E-Mail: info@aachener-giessereikolloquium.de