Liquid Metal Processing & Casting Conference
(LMPC 2017)

September 10–13, 2017 • Hyatt at The Bellevue, Philadelphia • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Online and advanced registration is now closed.

Onsite registration is available beginning at 5:30 p.m. to Sunday, September 10, at the Hyatt at The Bellevue hotel in the Grand Ballroom Foyer on the first floor. To expedite the registration process, you may complete and print the PDF registration form and bring it with you. Staff will be available to assist you with your registration.

The Liquid Metal Processing & Casting Conference (LMPC 2017) is a 2.5-day event that brings together people from both academia and industry every two years to discuss the latest advances in primary and secondary melt processing including vacuum induction melting (VIM), vacuum arc remelting (VAR), electroslag refining (ESR), and electron beam cold hearth remelting (EBCHR). There is no other dedicated conference that specializes in this type of melting.

This unique professional development experience will feature highly focused technical talks that have a balanced representation of both academia and industry. Attendees will have the chance to keep up with colleagues and hear the latest developments in liquid metal processing research. For more details on other topics that will be covered during LMPC 2017, visit the Technical Program page.


Abstract Deadline:
January 11, 2017

Discount Registration Deadline:
August 18, 2017

Housing Deadline:
August 18, 2017

Phillies Baseball Tickets Deadline:
August 18, 2017

Conference Dates:
September 10-13, 2017

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Congress Sponsors and Organizers

This conference is sponsored by the TMS Process Technology and Modeling Committee of the Materials Processing & Manufacturing Division, and is being organized by the following individuals:
 Local Organizers
Chair Stuart Rudoler, American Flux & Metal, USA
Co-Chairs Andrew J. Elliott, Consarc Corporation, USA
Ashish Patel, Timet, USA
 Technical Organizers
Co-Chairs R. Mark Ward, University of Birmingham, UK
Matthew J.M. Krane, Purdue University, USA
Scientific Committee
A.Stewart Ballantyne, MeltMet Technologies LLC, USA
Joseph J. Beaman, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Jean-Pierre Bellot, Institut Jean Lamour Nancy, France
Harald Holzgruber, INTECO GmbH, Austria
Alain Jardy, Institut Jean Lamour, CNRS/Universite de Lorraine, France
Zhouhua Jiang, Northeastern University, PRC
Koji Kajikawa, Japan Steel Works, Japan
Abdelleh Kharicha, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria
Matthew J. M. Krane, Purdue University, USA
Henry Lippard, ATI Allvac, USA
Alec Mitchell, UBC, Canada
Ashish Patel, TIMET, USA
R. Mark Ward, University of Birmingham, UK
Rodney L. Williamson, University of Texas at Austin, USA

For More Information

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