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World Foundry Organization

Polish Foundrymen’s Association

Registration & conditions

Registration for the Congress

Registration for the Congress should be done through the online registration system. All participants and accompanying persons must register for the Congress.

Early registrations are due to 30th June 2018. The late fee will be automatically charged if your payment has not been received by 30th June 2018.

Upon receipt of your registration form and payment or credit card details, the Technical Secretariat will confirm your participation in the congress. You will receive a formal confirmation in due course.

Registration of abstracts starts on 1st October and ends on 31st March 2018. Details and updated information can be found in the tab “Call for papers”.


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The registration fee includes:

  • attendance to the Opening and Closing Ceremonies
  • attendance to the Technical Sessions, the Creative Foundry Exhibition and visit to the 22nd International Fair of Technologies for Foundry METAL (Kielce)
  • conference materials
  • coffee breaks and lunches
  • social events (according to the programme)


*The student registration fee includes:

  • attendance to the Opening and Closing Ceremonies
  • attendance to the Technical Sessions, the Creative Foundry Exhibition and visit to the 22nd International Fair of Technologies for Foundry METAL (Kielce)
  • attendance to the Young Researchers Seminar
  • conference materials
  • coffee breaks and lunches

The term „Students” refers to  “ Young Researchers” which are defined as:

  • Graduate Students who are enrolled on Masters courses directly related to the metal casting and metal-mechanical industry at the time of the abstract submission deadline.
  • All PhD students who are enrolled on their first PhD course at the time of the abstract submission deadline.
  • Researchers who work at universities, research centers, knowledge centers, with less than five years’ experience.
  • In all of the above mentioned cases the candidates must be 35 years old or below.

Files to download (required for registration):

Confirmation of Young Researcher status

Confirmation of Student status

**The accompanying person registration fee includes:

  • attendance to the Opening and Closing Ceremonies
  • lunches
  • social events (according to the programme)
  • two days tour (according to the programme for accompanying persons)


Methods of payment

Please follow the instructions given on the online registration form regarding payment of the congress fee. All payments must be made in EUR or PLN. Payments should be made in advance (before 23rd August 2018)


Bank transfer to Polish Foundrymen’s Association
(address: ul. Dukatów 8, 31-431 Kraków, Poland)
64 1240 4650 1978 0010 7443 5042
IBAN; PL64124046501978001074435042

Notice: All bank costs have to be paid by the sender.
Use OUR option on bank transfer, 


Dla Uczestników z Polski możliwość płatności w PLN:

Stowarzyszenie Techniczne Odlewników Polskich

(adres: ul. Dukatów 8, 31-431 Kraków, Poland)


08 1240 4650 1111 0010 7443 4683

w tytule przelewu: Imię i nazwisko uczestnika


Refund registration fee and cancellation policy

All cancellations must be made in writing (fax, e-mail) to the Technical Secretariat (info@73wfc.com). Delegates who do not cancel and do not attend, will still be responsible for the full registration fee.

In case you are unable to attend the Congress, a substitute delegate is welcome at no extra charge. However, the original participant should provide a letter of authorization together with a letter of cancellation to the Technical Secretariat before 23 August 2018. This information should include the name of the substitute delegate.


Passport and visa

Poland is a member state of the European Union and a member of Schengen Area.

All international visitors from non-EU countries must present a valid passport when entering and may require a Visa.

Relevant information can be found on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland website.

The list of Visa-free countries is available here.

Detail Visa for Schengen Area information can be found here.

A letter of invitation can be provided upon request for the registered congress participants.  If you require an invitation letter please tick the option in online registration system.


General Terms and Conditions

By completing the registration form, the participant accepts the general terms and conditions as well as the cancellation policy and agrees that his/her data may be used, processed and published (e.g. within the list of participants) for organizational purposes of the congress. The participant accepts that Organizer – Polish Foundrymen’s Association will contact him/her by email for organizational matters (e.g. the registration confirmation and invoice) and information related to the congress.

The organization reserves the right to alter the venue if necessary.

In the event that the 73rd World Foundry Congress cannot be held or is postponed due to events beyond the control of the Congress Organizers or due to events which are not attributable to wrongful intent or gross negligence of the Congress Organizers, the Congress Organizers cannot be held liable by attendees for any damages, costs, or losses incurred, such as transportation costs, accommodation costs, financial losses, or any other indirect losses or consequential damages.

Under these circumstances, the Congress Organisers reserve the right to either retain the entire registration fee and to use it for a future congress, or to reimburse the attendee after deducting costs already incurred for the organisation of the Congress and which could not be recovered from third parties.

The Organizer does not accept liability for individual medical, travel or personal insurance and participants are strongly advised to make their own arrangements in respect to health and travel insurance.

During the congress, attendees, exhibitors, guests and others may be photographed by the congress organization company or its partners. Parts of these photographs may be displayed in future publications or materials connected with the congress.

You may access, correct or request deletion of your personal information, subject to certain restrictions imposed by law, by contacting Organizer – Polish Foundrymen’s Association by email at info@73wfc.com




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