AIAG Auto Parts Purchasing Leadership and Suppliers Summit will be held on November 30, 2016, in Shanghai, China, concurrent with 2016 Automechanika, the world’s second largest Automechanika trade fair for automotive parts, accessories, equipment, and services. The theme of this year’s Forum is “Surviving and Thriving through Industry Transformation.”
AIAG CEO J. Scot Sharland will provide a brief overview of the changes and requirements in IATF 16949 (formerly ISO/TS 16949) and transition timing, and will benchmark Chinese suppliers’ performance in standardized quality core tools knowledge assessments. Do not miss this excellent information update opportunity for new IATF 16949!
Session Topics and Speakers
- Forum Chairperson: Dr. Yilong Chen, Managing Director, AIAG Asia
- Opening Remarks and Brief Overview of the New Changes and Requirements in IATF 16949. Mr. J. Scot Sharland, CEO, AIAG
- Opening Remarks. Mr. Robyn Garfield, Commercial Officer, US Consulate General Shanghai
- Quality Makers: Aligning for Excellence. Mr. Joe Smyth, Purchasing Vice President, Ford AP; Mr. Anirvan Coomer, GPSC Vice President - GM China & Executive Director - SAIC-GM GPSC; Mr. Larry Walker, Vice President of Purchasing & SQ, Fiat/Chrysler Asia Pacific
- The Sourcing strategy from Geely Group. Mr. Nathan Yu, Vice President, Geely Automotive Corp.
- Shaping the Future in Purchasing. Mr. Harry Li, Purchasing Vice President, Volvo Chin;
Mr. Kegel Stefan, Purchasing Vice President, Bosch AP
- Center of Excellence – A Way Forward for Supply Chain Management. Mr. Charlie Clevenger, Vice President, Global Supply Management & Logistics, Packard
Electrical/Electronic Architecture, Delphi; Mr. Arvind Sharma, Purchasing Vice President, Lear AP
- Expectation of BorgWarner Global Supply Management. Mr. Alan Zuo, GSM director, BorgWarner China
- At a Glance – ZF and The Expectation to the Supply Market. Mr. Dongxin Fang, Head of Purchasing Production Material, ZF AP
- Managing Supplier Risk Under China New Normal – How to Predict and Proactively Manage Supplier Risk in Automotive Supply Chain. Mr. Scott Chen, Product & Solution Director, Huaxia Dun & Bradstreet
We continue to invite purchasing executives from GM, Ford, Fiat-Chrysler, Volkswagen, Volvo, Jaguar Land Rover, Geely, Delphi, Bosch, Lear, Magna, BorgWarner, and other OEMs and Tier-1s to talk about their sourcing strategy, needs, requirements, and supply chain development to auto suppliers in Asia/China.