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Event Name:
February Chapter Meeting

Description:
Women in Metalcasting
presented by Lizeth Medina, Neenah Foundry
 

Event Date:
2/5/2018

Event Time:
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Central

Location:
Bridgewood Resort and Conference Center
1000 Cameron Way
Neenah, WI 54956
UNITED STATES

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Details:
5:30 Social | 6:30 Dinner & Program

$25 - advance registration & payment
(ENCOURAGED!  non-refundable)

$30 - at the door
(must submit reservation)
 
ABOUT THE PRESENTATION | Women in Metalcasting
Women in Metalcasting  is a 360 member-strong national interest group within the American Foundry Society.  Formed in 2014, this group is dedicated to support, promote and mentor  women who are pursuing or have chosen a career in the Metalcasting industry.  This group encourages the engagement of women who want to share perspectives, improve leadership and communication skills to network with industry peers.
Women in Metalcasting in both technical and management positions are essential for the sustainability of the industry, which means we have a lot of work to do to increase the number of women involved in the industry and retain them.  This presentation will discuss the beginning of the group, the current structure and the challenges that Women in Metalcasting have today

ABOUT THE SPEAKER | Lizeth Medina, Technical Services Manager, Neenah Foundry
Lizeth earned a B.S in Materials Science Engineering  from Instituto Tecnologico de Saltillo and is working on finishing her Masters in Engineering in Quality Systems and Productivity from Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education. She is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt. Lizeth has spent her working career in the technical,  quality, process and operation side at several operations producing ductile, SiMo and gray iron.  She serves AFS on several committees in the Cast Iron Division; currently the Secretary-Elect for the Cast Iron Executive Committee, Secretary for the Cast Iron Papers and Publications Committee, and member of the steering committee of Women in Metal Casting. She is the vice-chair for the Research Committee of the Ductile Iron Society and currently sits on the board of directors for  the Foundry Educational Foundation and the Ductile Iron Society. 
 
We must have a count for this event.  PLEASE register/pay online or email reservations@afsnew.org by January 31st and let us know you are coming.  Help your Chapter manage expenses by allowing us to accurately plan and pay for this meeting.
 
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