Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, 6902 E Greenway Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ 85254, United States

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Event Date Sun Sep 12 EDT - Tue Sep 14 EDT (10 months ago)
Location Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
6902 E Greenway Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ 85254, United States
Region Americas

Recharge in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona, at the 2021 Foundry Leadership Summit, where leaders from all corners of the metal casting industry will gather in an energizing setting for highly rated speakers, thought-provoking discussions, and rich networking opportunities.

Explore the profound changes sweeping the worlds of manufacturing, technology, economics, trade, and politics. You’ll emerge refreshed, renewed, and ready to embrace the future. The optional golf tournament will begin at afternoon p.m. Make reservations in advance through AFS to ensure your participation.

Other optional activities are available on your own, including the water park, shooting clays, horseback riding, and other enjoyable endeavors. Visit the property website for more information.


2021 Speakers


Daniel Burrus
Technology futurist and author of Flash Foresight

Karl Mecklenburg
Six-Time NFL Pro Bowl Star and Motivational speaker

Buddy Hobart
Founder and President of Solutions 21

Gus Faucher, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Chief Economist

Thomas Landstreet
Founder of N3L Capital Partners, columnist at, and former stand-up comic

Jim Folk

Brent Charlton
Safety Director

Angela Dine Schmeisser
President and CEO

Matt Fetter
President and CEO

Thomas Teske
Vice President & General Manager

Ted Schorn
Vice President

Doug Kurkul

Stephanie Salmon
AFS Washington Representative

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• B&L Information Systems
• Guardian Software Systems
• Laempe Reich Corporation
• Waupaca Foundry

• Badger Mining Corporation
• General Kinematics Corporation
• Magmasoft