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World Foundry Organization

Polish Foundrymen’s Association



Deeply grieved, we inform that on 29th September this year prof. dr. hab. Eng. Józef Szczepan Suchy, a respected, very active member of our Association and the Polish Federation of Engineering Associations passed away. Professor was the President of the Polish Foundrymen’s Association, Honorary President and the Chairman of the Organisational Committee of the 73rd World Foundry Congress. For many years he was the Vice President of the  Polish Federation of Engineering Associations and Treasurer and former President of the World Foundry Organization, very meritorious for the Polish and international associations of founders as well as for the AGH University of Science and Technology, being the Dean of the Faculty of Foundry Engineering and member of the AGH Senate. The departure of Józef Szczepan Suchy is a great loss for our Association and both Polish and international foundry community.

In the near future we will provide information about the funeral ceremony.

Head Office of the Polish Foundrymen’s Association

It’s been a quarter of a century since we last had the privilege of hosting members of the World Foundry Organisation in Poland. This has been a crucial period in the history of our country and our industry. So it comes as no surprise that we are thrilled that in September 2018 we will once again have the pleasure of greeting you in Krakow and other Polish cities. This time, WFO sessions will take place in a modern convention centre with a view of the Royal Castle in Krakow. They will be accompanied by fascinating exhibitions, including international trade fairs, and Polish industry and research centres will also be represented. We are certain that the Congress will also be a time for cultural and aesthetic experiences. Krakow is waiting for participants from all over the world, and the organisers will do their best to make the occasion a memorable display of the country’s hospitality. Please come visit us!

Polish Foundrymen’s Association

and  the Organisational Committee of the 73rd World Foundry Congress




EARLY REGISTARTION         October 2017 – 30th June 2018
LATE REGISTRATION         30th June 2018 – 31st August 2018
ABSTRACT SUBMMISION        1st October – 31st March 2018
ACCEPTANCE OF ABSTRACTS        31st May 2018
CAMERA-READY ABSTRACT        30th June 2018
SUBMISSION OF FULL PAPER        27th September 2018



Congress Programme






Schedule of Congress sessions


File to download (Congress sessions)

Schedule of 73rd World Foundry Congress


File to download (temporary schedule of 73WFC)