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AIAG encourages automotive quality professionals to make plans now to attend the 2017 AIAG Quality Summit on September 19-20, 2017, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan.

Anyone responsible for quality or product development will benefit from this event, as AIAG’s Quality Summit is the premier automotive industry quality event of the year. The 2017 Quality Summit will provide insights from both OEM and supplier perspectives as well as advice on how to navigate quality-related business in a global environment.

Registration includes continental breakfast both days, Tuesday lunch and evening reception, networking breaks, and exhibits.

Sponsors and exhibitors for the 2017 AIAG Quality Summit are encouraged to reserve space now, as last year’s exhibit hall sold out. AIAG urges interested companies to sign up early to ensure a spot at this popular annual event.

Tuesday Agenda Highlights

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM  Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM  Welcome  Scott A. Gray, Director - Quality Products & Services, AIAG

8:45 AM - 9:30 AM  Industry Keynote  Gary West, Global Executive Director, Supplier Quality & Development Engineer, General Motors Company

10:00 AM - 11:40 AM  IATF 16949 

  • OEM Sessions
  • Certification Status Update
  • Supplier Transition Case Study

11:40 AM - 1:00 PM   Lunch

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM  Future Automotive Quality: An Autoparts Maker’s Perspective  Carlos Andres Pan, Industrial Director, Industrias Guidi Sacif

1:01 PM - 2:40 PM  FMEA Workshop

1:55 PM - 2:40 PM  The Future of Quality: Enticing Millennials. Pierre Servan, DEO, Factor Quality, Inc.

3:10 PM - 3:55 PM

  • Impact of Robust FMEA on the Heat Treat Industry Suranjeeta Dhar, Heat Treat Specialist, and Medina Kaknjo, Heat Treat Technical Specialist, Ford Motor Company
  • Optimizing Global Quality Audits on Mobile Devices Jonathan Brun, CEO, Nimonik

4:05 PM - 4:50 PM  

  • Core Tools Software Update John M. Cachat, Core Tools Software Project Manager, AIAG
  • Development 2003Mustang Bi-Fuel Muscle Car Using ISO/TS16949 Daryl Patrishkoff, Engineer, Performance Alt Fuels

4:50 PM - 6:30 PM  Reception

Wednesday Agenda Highlights

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM  Networking and Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM  Risk Management, Executive Responsibility and IATF 16949 Tom Seadler, President, and Jeff Phillips, Vice President of Product Management, CEBOS, a Division of QAD Inc.

8:31 AM - 10:15 AM  Problem Solving Panel Discussion

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM  The Voices of Quality Mike Roberts, AIAG Instructor, MR Insights LLC

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM  Closing Keynote

11:30 AM - 11:40 AM  Prize Drawing

For more registration information, visit the event page.