Events

Boot Camp

Boot Camp

February 13, 2023 - February 14, 2023
8:30 AM (Eastern)
Hybrid: Virtual or In-Person at B&L
$650

This hands-on two day, in person class or virtual class provides a high-level overview of ALL modules in Odyssey. Ideal for users in the implementation process or new employees needing an introduction to Odyssey. Two key business processes covered in the software is Quote (new jobs) to Cash (post customer payment) and Requisition (for materials) to Pay (supplier payments) and everything in between. You will create a new product (casting) and follow it from Production (WIP), Quality, Finished Goods Inventory, Shipping, Billing, Cash Receipts. Job costing is also covered as well as other end user tools in Odyssey.

Training materials will be sent upon registration. Computers, internet access, snacks and lunches provided for those attending in person.

Please come see out brand new training room facility!

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Crystal Reports

Crystal Reports

February 15, 2023 - February 16, 2023
8:30 AM (Eastern)
Hybrid: Virtual or In-Person at B&L
$650

By the end of this hands-on 2 day, in-person or virtual class, you will be able to complete the following: Create a Crystal Report using Odyssey data and the standard report wizard. Modify and refine the results of that report. Create a new Odyssey report by modifying an existing report. Create a new Odyssey report without using the report wizard. Set up new reports to be accessed from within Odyssey.

Training materials will be sent upon registration. Computers, internet access, snacks and lunches provided for those attending in person.

Please come see our brand new training facility.

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​INCMA's 33rd Annual Legislative Summit

February 15, 2023
Corydon Room, Hilton Hotel, Indianapolis, IN

The 2023 INCMA Legislative Summit will be held on Wednesday February 15, 2023 and provide another unique opportunity to learn about key issues impacting foundries. Member participation each year is critical to maintain a strong foundry presence with Statehouse leaders during the Legislative Session.

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Process Management /Corrective Actions

Process Management /Corrective Actions

February 20, 2023
1:00 PM ET
Virtual

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2023 NFFS Industry Executive Conference

February 24, 2023 - February 26, 2023
MGM Grand – Las Vegas

The 2023 NFFS Industry Executive Conference (IEC) will take place on Friday – Sunday, February 24-26, 2023, at the MGM Grand Las Vegas Conference Center. Join your foundry industry colleagues for three days of high-quality interaction, knowledge building, and exchanging of ideas.

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Asset Management

Asset Management

March 20, 2023
1:00 PM ET
Virtual

Do you need to track your assets from purchase to disposal? How about tracking leased equipment? The Asset Management module can do this and more. Come learn how Odyssey can help.

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California Metals Coalition Annual Meeting

March 28, 2023
Hyatt Regency Orange County Near Disneyland

Since 1973, leaders of California’s metalworking industry have participated in CMC’s Annual Meeting. It
draws 200‐300 participants from all sectors of the metals industry. Speaker presentations focus on technical, economic, educational, regulatory, political, and business strategies. Speakers may include elected officials, government decision makers, industry experts, facility owners or operators, attorneys, and topic specialists. In-person attendees can visit vendor tables within the conference room.

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AFS/NADCA CH 30 Vendor's Night

April 7, 2023
Rio Hondo Golf Club & Event Center, 10627 Old River School Road, Downey, CA 90241

NADCA Chapter 30 and the American Foundry Society Southern California Chapter co-host the metal casting industry’s annual Vendor’s Night. Participants enjoy an exciting evening of food, prizes, awards and vendor displays. Visit tables from the industry’s top vendors and see their latest products and services.

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Heat Treat Batches

Heat Treat Batches

April 17, 2023
1:00 PM ET
Virtual

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Inventory Workshop

Inventory Workshop

April 19, 2023
8:30 AM (Eastern)
Hybrid: Virtual or In-Person at B&L
$325

From production and scrap reporting to scheduling and shipping, this workshop focuses on the tools to maintain accurate casting inventory levels.
Examples of areas covered will include physical inventory and cycle counting, reports and data views, outside inventory, product demand analysis. Additional tools you can use to prevent issues will be discussed.

Objective: Learn tools to identify, correct and prevent inventory problems.

Audience: Inventory Control Managers with experience in the Odyssey ERP software.

Class begins at 8:30 a.m. and run until approximately 4:00 p.m. and can be attended in person or virtually.

Training materials will be sent upon registration. Computers, internet access, snacks and lunches provided for those attending in person.

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Scheduling Workshop

Scheduling Workshop

April 20, 2023
8:30 AM (Eastern)
Hybrid: Virtual or In-Person at B&L
$325

Scheduling your plant is one of the most stressful and difficult jobs in the metal casting industry. Customers constantly change their requests dates which adds to your current load. This class will demonstrate the Flask Planner, Shop Planner, Heat Planner and setup requirements.

The workshop focuses on the tools available to you within the software. Time will be allotted to work 1:1 with B&L consultants.

Objective: Learn the tools needed to schedule your plant.

Audience: Plant Managers, Operation Managers and Schedulers with experience in the Odyssey ERP software.

Class begins at 8:30 a.m. and run until approximately 4:00 p.m. and can be attended in person or virtually.

Training materials will be sent upon registration. Computers, internet access, snacks and lunches provided for those attending in person.

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Metalcasting Congress 2023

April 25, 2023 - April 27, 2023
Huntington Convention Center, Ohio

Metalcasting Congress attracts attendees from across the foundry industry, as well as professionals from other businesses within the manufacturing supply chain.

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Tool Management

Tool Management

May 15, 2023
1:00 PM ET
Virtual

The Tool Management module in Odyssey has many options. Are you tracking the work being done on your tools, die or pattern? Is the work being done at an outside source, in house or both? Join me for this webinar and we will go over how to track the tool, track the cost, invoice the customer, and more.

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Odyssey release 6.4.4 R&D Enhancements

Odyssey release 6.4.4 R&D Enhancements

June 5, 2023
1:00 PM ET
Virtual

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Boot Camp

Boot Camp

June 12, 2023 - June 13, 2023
8:30 AM (Eastern)
Hybrid: Virtual or In-Person at B&L
$650

This hands-on two day, in person class or virtual class provides a high-level overview of ALL modules in Odyssey. Ideal for users in the implementation process or new employees needing an introduction to Odyssey. Two key business processes covered in the software is Quote (new jobs) to Cash (post customer payment) and Requisition (for materials) to Pay (supplier payments) and everything in between. You will create a new product (casting) and follow it from Production (WIP), Quality, Finished Goods Inventory, Shipping, Billing, Cash Receipts. Job costing is also covered as well as other end user tools in Odyssey.

Training materials will be sent upon registration. Computers, internet access, snacks and lunches provided for those attending in person.

Please come see out brand new training room facility!

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Crystal Reports

Crystal Reports

June 14, 2023 - June 15, 2023
8:30 AM (Eastern)
Hybrid: Virtual or In-Person at B&L
$650

By the end of this hands-on 2 day, in-person or virtual class, you will be able to complete the following: Create a Crystal Report using Odyssey data and the standard report wizard. Modify and refine the results of that report. Create a new Odyssey report by modifying an existing report. Create a new Odyssey report without using the report wizard. Set up new reports to be accessed from within Odyssey.

Training materials will be sent upon registration. Computers, internet access, snacks and lunches provided for those attending in person.

Please come see our brand new training facility.

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Administrator Workshop - July 2023

Administrator Workshop - July 2023

July 11, 2023
8:30 AM (Eastern)
Hybrid: Virtual or In-Person at B&L
$325

A/R Collections

A/R Collections

July 17, 2023
1:00 PM ET
Virtual

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Boot Camp  - August 2023

Boot Camp - August 2023

August 7, 2023 - August 8, 2023
8:30 AM (Eastern)
Hybrid: Virtual or In-Person at B&L
$650

This hands-on two day, in person class or virtual class provides a high-level overview of ALL modules in Odyssey. Ideal for users in the implementation process or new employees needing an introduction to Odyssey. Two key business processes covered in the software is Quote (new jobs) to Cash (post customer payment) and Requisition (for materials) to Pay (supplier payments) and everything in between. You will create a new product (casting) and follow it from Production (WIP), Quality, Finished Goods Inventory, Shipping, Billing, Cash Receipts. Job costing is also covered as well as other end user tools in Odyssey.

Training materials will be sent upon registration. Computers, internet access, snacks and lunches provided for those attending in person.

Please come see out brand new training room facility!

Crystal Reports - August 2023

Crystal Reports - August 2023

August 9, 2023 - August 10, 2023
8:30 AM (Eastern)
Hybrid: Virtual or In-Person at B&L
$650

By the end of this hands-on 2 day, in-person or virtual class, you will be able to complete the following: Create a Crystal Report using Odyssey data and the standard report wizard. Modify and refine the results of that report. Create a new Odyssey report by modifying an existing report. Create a new Odyssey report without using the report wizard. Set up new reports to be accessed from within Odyssey.

Training materials will be sent upon registration. Computers, internet access, snacks and lunches provided for those attending in person.

Please come see our brand new training facility.

Technical Conference and Expo

August 13, 2023 - August 16, 2023
David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Investment Casting Institute holds a yearly Technical Conference and Exposition. Attendees benefit from presentations covering all aspects of the investment casting process, as well as an Exposition featuring top suppliers in the industry. Awards are given to individuals and companies who demonstrate excellence in the field.

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Surcharges

Surcharges

August 21, 2023
1:00 PM ET
Virtual

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Die Casting Congress & Tabletop

September 19, 2023 - September 21, 2023
Grand Rapids, MI

The Die Casting Congress and Exhibition is the premier event for the die casting industry. The one-of-a-kind congress attracts members of the global die casting industry to gather insights, and information to improve business performance. Participants will benefit from technical papers, informational exhibitions, Die Casting Design Competition and Die Casting Industry Awards Luncheon.

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Odyssey release 6.4.5 R&D Enhancements

Odyssey release 6.4.5 R&D Enhancements

October 9, 2023
1:00 PM ET
Virtual

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Boot Camp - October 2023

Boot Camp - October 2023

October 9, 2023 - October 10, 2023
8:30 AM (Eastern)
Hybrid: Virtual or In-Person at B&L
$650

This hands-on two day, in person class or virtual class provides a high-level overview of ALL modules in Odyssey. Ideal for users in the implementation process or new employees needing an introduction to Odyssey. Two key business processes covered in the software is Quote (new jobs) to Cash (post customer payment) and Requisition (for materials) to Pay (supplier payments) and everything in between. You will create a new product (casting) and follow it from Production (WIP), Quality, Finished Goods Inventory, Shipping, Billing, Cash Receipts. Job costing is also covered as well as other end user tools in Odyssey.

Training materials will be sent upon registration. Computers, internet access, snacks and lunches provided for those attending in person.

Please come see out brand new training room facility!

Crystal Reports - October 2023

Crystal Reports - October 2023

October 11, 2023 - October 12, 2023
8:30 AM (Eastern)
Hybrid: Virtual or In-Person at B&L
$650

By the end of this hands-on 2 day, in-person or virtual class, you will be able to complete the following: Create a Crystal Report using Odyssey data and the standard report wizard. Modify and refine the results of that report. Create a new Odyssey report by modifying an existing report. Create a new Odyssey report without using the report wizard. Set up new reports to be accessed from within Odyssey.

Training materials will be sent upon registration. Computers, internet access, snacks and lunches provided for those attending in person.

Please come see our brand new training facility.

Dashboards - November 2023

Dashboards - November 2023

November 14, 2023 - November 15, 2023
8:30 AM (Eastern)
Hybrid: Virtual or In-Person at B&L
$650

Return Merchandise Authorization

Return Merchandise Authorization

November 20, 2023
1:00 PM ET
Virtual

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Vacation Tracking

Vacation Tracking

December 11, 2023
1:00 PM ET
Virtual

Odyssey has the option to allow you to track vacation for employees. This works hand in hand with employee time and attendance. If you're interested in tracking vacation please feel free to join in on this webinar.

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