|November 13-15, 2003
The banquet on Thursday night, November 13, 2003 will be back at the Drake Hotel. We are turning the Grand Ballroom into the city of Chicago complete with downtown buildings and various neighborhoods serving local foods. Guests will enter through a replica of one of the entrances to Grant Park complete with two brick columns, faux green wrought iron arch with park bench and lamppost to mark the way. We will also feature a Jazz group and various street artists to complete the ambiance of Chicago in a delightful evening with the sights and sounds and tastes of this great city.
Student Delegates will be taking a 90 minute Chicago Trolley Tour of the city complete with a slice of Chicago style pizza and a trip to the top of the Hancock Building.
The Annual College Industry Conference is the most positive event in metal casting. It is still the most well attended event in our industry. Your participation helps to cover the costs to bring students to this event which is extremely influential for students in making their career choice. Each year this conference brings together the top engineering students from all of the FEF affiliated schools in North America, Key Professors, University administrators, along with foundry men and women and their spouses from every size company. It is a magical time for students to see the leaders in our industry and for industry
to see the future in the lives of these young people. It is an experience never to be forgotten. Check the website for more information, or wait for the detailed brochure which should arrive in late August.
The speakers this year include Dwight Barnhard, AFS; David Broski, Bradley University; Cheryl Machovec, Ford Motor Co.; Mark Osborne, GM Powertrain; and Todd Sternamen, Grede Foundries.