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2019 AIAG Events – What’s Next?

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After a successful series of events in the first half of the year, we’re gearing up for another round! From the co-hosted AIAG/SCAC Supply Chain and Quality Conference in South Carolina, to the Quality Summit, IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference and Customs Town Hall held more locally here in Metro Detroit, there’s sure to be an event for everyone.

2019 AIAG/SCAC Supply Chain and Quality Conference: Held in North Charleston, South Carolina, this September 12-13 event features a fantastic speaker lineup with “boots-on-the-ground” experts sharing their expertise in numerous supply chain and quality topic areas. From blockchain technology, Industry 4.0, international trade and customs, workforce development and new program changes in risk management, to the roll-out of the AIAG & VDA FMEA Handbook and a discussion on AIAG’s new Core Tools Support™ software, this event is sure to cover a lot of ground.

Claim your spot soon to take advantage of early bird registration rates through July 6th!

2019 Quality Summit: Scheduled for October 2-3 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan, subject matter experts and industry leaders will discuss a variety of topics related to “Developing Quality Competencies for Organizational Success” at this year’s annual event. Join us for an examination of the competency requirements in IATF 16949, insights on methods and tools for assessing quality competencies, and discussions surrounding best practices from organizations excelling in this arena.

Be sure to check out our in progress agenda for the summit, and don’t miss out on early registration, available through August 8th!

2019 IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference: Join us for a familiar event at a new location! The 2019 IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference, October 16-17, will take place just down the street from AIAG headquarters, at The Mint at the Michigan First Credit Union in Lathrup Village.

This year’s theme, “Beyond ELV: The Expanding Requirements for Compliance Reporting,” will focus on what you need to know to meet upcoming and ever-changing requirements. Hear the latest on GDPR Reporting challenges, Brazillian RoHs, Waste Frame Directive, ELV in the Asia-Pacific & Europe, VIAQ, Prop65 impacts and of course, IMDS (e.g., what was new in version 12.0 and what’s coming in version 13.0.).

Find out more at the AIAG Store, and don’t forget to reserve your seat by the early registration cutoff (August 17th) to get the best deal on this annual event!

2019 Customs Town Hall: Event topics at this year’s annual Customs Town Hall, scheduled for November 7th, include NAFTA 2.0, Drawback Program, GSP, MTB Tariffs, CTPAT Minimum Security Criteria and more! In addition to the event itself – also held at The Mint at the Michigan First Credit Union this year – three separate ACE (import and export) report workshops will be offered at AIAG headquarters the day after the event (November 8th). These optional workshops are complimentary for those who’ve registered for the event, and include a basic import reports workshop, a basic export reports workshop and an advanced import/export workshop.

Learn more about the 2019 Customs Town Hall and the related workshops on our event page or register today! (Early bird pricing is available through September 7th.)