July 19, 2006 -- The Foundry Educational Foundation has released its schedule for its 2006 College Industry Conference, November 16-17 in the Drake Hotel in Chicago. The annual event is the FEF's colloquium of directors, professors, and students, with awards presentations, and functions also as an opportunity for member companies to meet and recruit potential employees.
The CEC's opening event will be the Industry Information Session on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 5:30 p.m. Member companies are invited to exhibit their capabilities and services, and to meet more than 100 top engineering students planning careers in metalcasting.
On Friday, Nov. 17 the General Session will begin at 8:30 a.m. Scheduled to speak are Joe Costabile of Hickman, Williams & Co.; Phil Duke, of The Mouat Co. Inc.; Cody Rhodes of ThyssenKrupp Waupaca; and David Weiss with Eck Industries.
Later on Friday, the Edward C. Hoenicke Luncheon will be held, highlighted by the Keith Millis and Ron Ruddle scholarship recipients.
On Friday evening, the FEF Awards Banquet will conclude the event. A reception will be followed by dinner, and special industry recognition awards and the CIC scholarships will be presented.
For more information, contact the FEF office Tel. 847-490-9200.