Theory & Applications of Forging & Die Design School

Event Date: Monday, June 3, 2019 to Thursday, June 6, 2019

FIA is pleased to offer one of its most popular and comprehensive training programs - Theory and Applications of Forging and Die Design from June 3-6, 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio. The course is facilitated by a team of industry experts and engineering professors who work together to carefully explain the principles and practices of forging. Over the years, this program has continued to evolve and expand, offering insights into the latest forging technology and metal flow simulation software. 


More than 2,500 forging professionals have attended the Theory & Applications of Forging & Die Design over the last 50 years. Now, in its 51st year, we’re anticipating our most successful program to date.


Course topics include:

Click here to learn more about each topic that will be covered in the course. 



Course Plan

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Forging Industry Association Headquarters Building

1111 Superior Ave., Suite 615
Cleveland, OH 44114.



Cost to Attend 

FIA member: $1,399
Non-member: $1,999
*Lunch is included each day.


To register for the Theory & Applications of Forging & Die Design, click the “Register Now” button below or complete the registration form
 and return it to Kathy Edwards at or fax it to 216-781-0102.


The deadline to reserve a room for the FIA rate is May 31, 2019


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Hotel Accommodations

Kimpton Schofield Hotel

2000 E. 9th St.

Cleveland, OH 44115


Theory & Applications of Forging & Die Design students must book their own hotel accommodations. To reserve a room at the Kimpton Schofield Hotel at the discounted group rate of $179/night, call 877-363-2377 and mention the “FIA Forging and Die Design School”. You may also make your reservation by clicking the “Book a Room” button below.


The deadline to reserve a room for the FIA rate is May 31, 2019, or until sell-out. Reservations made after the deadline will be subject to the hotel’s prevailing rates and availability.


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