2nd Announcement
Time for registration

16–19 October, 2018
Stockholm · Sweden
Organized by Jernkontoret,
the Swedish Steel Producers’ Association

General information


The conference is hosted by Jernkontoret (The Swedish Steel Producers´ Association)
Adress: Kungsträdgårdsgatan 10, Stockholm

Tel: +46 8 679 17 00,
Email: office@jernkontoret.se

Conference venue

The conference will take place on October 16–19, 2018 at Stockholm City Conference Centre (www.stoccc.se) in the heart of Stockholm city, with walking distance to all facilities.
Barnhusgatan 12–14, Stockholm
Tel: +46 8 50 92 42 47,
Email: folketshus@stoccc.se

Conference Chairman/
Scientific Committee

Carl-Åke Däcker
Tel: +46 73 268 97 01,
Email: carlake.dacker@swerea.se

Conference Secretariat

Jernkontoret is co-operating with MCI Nordics Stockholm
Tel: +46 8 546 51 500,
Email: confirmation@mci-group.com

Alicja Malek
Tel: +46 8 546 515 50
Email: alicja.malek@mci-group.com

Maud Wirén
Tel: +46 8 546 515 16
Email: maud.wiren@mci-group.com

Organization secretariat

Bo Larsson, Project leader, Jernkontoret
Tel: +46 70 593 06 86
Email: bo.larsson@jernkontoret.se

Dear Colleagues!

Jernkontoret (The Swedish Steel Producers’ Association) and its Technical Committees on Metallurgy, proudly welcome you to participate on the 3rd International Conference on Ingot casting, Rolling and Forging, ICRF2018 on 16–19 October 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. The program includes three plenary speakers, three invited speakers, and about 60 scientific papers. We also have about 20 exhibitors in our exhibition area. With many of the international experts on the topics present, it has all the opportunities to become a great success. By the way, I’m happy to announce that we all have been invited by the local authorities of Stockholm City to a welcome reception on the evening of Oct 16, at the famous City Hall. Please, don’t hesitate, visit our web page (www.ICRF2018.com) and register your participation as soon as possible (lower fee before June 15).

Bo Erik Pers
President – Jernkontoret


Practical information

Summarized timetable

Tuesday October 16, 18:00–20:00

Welcome reception/guided tour
Stockholm City Hall

Wednesday October 17, 07:30–17:30

Registration/Opening/Plenary and Technical sessions/Exhibition
Stockholm City Conference Centre

Thursday October 18, 09:00–16:30

Two parallel technical sessions/Exhibition
Stockholm City Conference Centre

Thursday October 18, 19:30–23:30

Guided tour/Conference dinner/
Wasa Museum

Friday October 19, 09:00–12:30

Two parallel technical sessions/Exhibition
Stockholm City Conference Centre
End of Conference

Technical program

The ICRF Conference 2018 will provide a forum to showcase technical development of ingot casting production beyond conventional practices and development of remelting processes for highest steel cleanliness. It will also focus on rolling and forging technologies. The complete program can be found on the web site (still open for minor changes).

Exhibition and Sponsoring

The exhibition area is outside the conference rooms and is easily accessible. Please have a look on the floorplan on our website as well as our Sponsor and Exhibition Packages. If you are interested in an exhibition booth, please contact the organisers. We still have a few booths available.


Delegate registration is done directly on the web site where you also find the prices. The registration fee includes:

  • Access to all scientific sessions
  • Access to exhibition area
  • Lunch and coffee break
  • Congress bag and program
  • Welcome reception, Tuesday 16 October (pre-registration is needed)

For those of you who need an invitation letter, please send a mail to confirmation@mci-group.com together with a copy of your passport. You will receive an invitation letter within a few days.


There are several hotels within walking distance to the conference centre. We have secured a number of rooms in different categories in hotels close to the conference area, bookable when you do the registration.


Since the Conference Centre is located in Stockholm city, it is very easy to reach if you are arriving by train or air. You find all the details about transportation from/to the airport on our website.

Social program

Welcome reception: The authorities of Stockholm city have invited us all, delegates as well as accompanying persons, to a welcome reception at the famous City hall (place for the Nobel Prize dinner). The reception includes a guided tour of the building. Note that a pre-registration is needed. The reception starts at 18:00 (prompt) on October 16.

Gala dinner: The conference dinner will be held at the famous Vasa museum., the world’s only preserved seventeenths century ship. Buses will take us from the conference centre to the museum at 18:15 on October 18 and back after the dinner around 23:00. We will start with a guided tour and hear the spectacular story about the ship. Note, the conference dinner is not included in the registration fee, see the web site.