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2017 Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing: Tailored to Meet Your Needs

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Conflict Minerals Reporting remains a topic of discussion for those addressing corporate compliance, both nationally and internationally. Potential changes to U.S. legislation, new European directives, and increasing customer requirements demand that you stay informed.

The 2017 Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing on June 7, 2017, is designed to offer the necessary information for new professionals and to advance the knowledge level of those experienced in conflict minerals reporting. Register now for this 6th annual AIAG Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing.

AIAG and its member companies have worked collaboratively over the past several years to consistently offer new and eye-opening information to assist you and your company. Together, we have developed and enhanced many of today’s widely used reporting tools. We continue in our mission to educate and inform to advance transparency in the automotive supply chain.

Morning and afternoon sessions offer something for everyone. New professionals and those seeking a refresher of basic content will find value in the event’s morning agenda. More experienced conflict minerals reporters will benefit in the afternoon agenda. And if you’d like a full overview — stay for the entire day.

Join AIAG and the automotive supply chain as we tackle the conflict minerals issues confronting us today.

  • Morning Sessions
    • U.S. and Global Legislation: New Trends in 2017. Christopher T. McClure, Partner, Crowe Horwath LLP
    • Law or No Law: How a CM Reporting Program Affect Your Company Johanna Blakley; Analyst, Supplier Relations, Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
    • History and Overview of Available Resources: How to Use CM-3 to Complete Your CMRT. Gina Weber, Regional Chemical Compliance Specialist, Honda North America, Inc. and Marisyl Guevarra, Project Manager, Conflict Minerals/IMDS, Lear Corporation
    • IPC & CFSI: How do they benefit conflict minerals reporting? Chuck LePard, Compliance and Sustainability Senior Consultant, DXC Technology
    • Filing: What Does Filing Mean to Filers and Non-Filers. Tolga Yaprak, Senior Consultant, Compliance & Social Responsibility, IPoint-systems Gmbh
  • Afternoon Sessions
    • In-Region Perspectives from the DRC. Elizabeth Orlando, Economic and Commercial Affairs Officer, U.S. Department of State
    • CFSP: Program Enhancements and Benefits for Companies. Marianna Smirnova, CFSI Project Manager, EICC
    • CMRT and IPC 1755 Updates. Chuck LePard, Compliance and Sustainability Senior Consultant, DXC Technology
    • Continuous Improvement: Make This Year’s Submission Better than Last Year. Christopher T. McClure, Partner, Crowe Horwath LLP
    • Global Policy Updates on Conflict Minerals Reporting. Elizabeth Orlando, Economic and Commercial Affairs Officer, U.S. Department of State
    • Emerging Extractives Issues


June 07, 2017


Location: Laurel Manor Banquet and Conference Center | 39000 Schoolcraft | Livonia, MI

Morning - Basics

Registration Opens:

7:30 AM

Program Begins:

8:00 AM

Program Ends:

12:30 PM

Afternoon - Advanced

Registration Opens:

11:00 AM

Program Begins:

11:30 AM

Program Ends:

5:00 PM

Regular Registration Cutoff:

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Late Registration Begins:

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Click here for more information and to register.