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Aug. 4 – Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing IV


Morning Session is nearly sold out! Come hear reporting information from your customers: Ford, General Motors, Honda, and Toyota.  Also learn details on new legislation developing in Europe and China from the Conflict Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) and the U.S. State Department.

Join us on Tuesday, August 4, to gain insights on the factors affecting your customer’s conflict minerals requests. This three-hour event — repeated in morning and afternoon sessions — will provide a greater understanding of the drivers that shape the automotive industry's due diligence for compliance with conflict minerals reporting requirements, including updates on U.S. and European legislation.

Register now. The morning session sold out last year.


  • Status of Progress in Central Africa. Sasha Lezhnev and Annie Callaway, Enough Project

    • Why are we doing this?

    • What led to the legislative mandate?

    • Evidence-based results

  • RCOI – Data Gathering. Elly Bradford, Honda; Kelly Katynksi, Ford; Chuck LePard, HP; Deb Reining, Luvata

    • 2014 Reporting Cycle Challenges

    • Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) Version 4.01

    • Improving quality of responses

    • Why is it important to have complete, consistent data?

  • Due Diligence – Assessing the Risk. Marilyn Smith, General Motors; Stewart Werner, Tenneco; Erin Kostopoulos and Mike Johnson, Toyota

    • What is due diligence and why is it important?

    • Conflict Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) benefits and tools

    • Smelter Engagement Team initiatives

  • Future of Global Conflict Minerals Reporting. Michael Rohwer, CFSI; Jennifer Guest, TetraTech; Eileen H. Kane, U.S. Department of State

    • Global updates on conflict minerals requirements in Europe and China

  • Q&A

To register, select either the morning OR the afternoon session. The same agenda will be featured in the morning session and again in the afternoon session for attendee scheduling convenience.

Where: AIAG | 26200 Lahser Road | Southfield, MI 48033
When: Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Morning Session: Registration opens: 8:00 AM Program begins: 8:30 AM Program ends: 11:30 AM
Afternoon Session: Registration opens: 12:30 PM Program begins: 1:00 PM Program ends: 4:00 PM
Cost: Member: $25.00 | Non-Member: $125.00

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