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Register Now for the 2017 Quality Summit

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Quality professionals are encouraged to register now for the 2017 Quality Summit, one of AIAG’s most popular and well-attended annual events. AIAG has posted the full agenda and speaker information for this year’s Quality Summit, scheduled for September 19-20, 2017, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan.

The Quality Summit provides unique, valuable insights from OEMs and suppliers, including advice on how to navigate quality-related business in a global environment. The Quality Summit is the leading automotive industry quality event and is designed for the full spectrum of quality and product development professionals, from seasoned to emerging quality leaders.

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

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 Perspective  Carlos Andres Pan, Industrial Director, Industrias Guidi Sacif

1:01 PM - 2:40 PM  FMEA Workshop

1:55 PM - 2:40 PM  Voices of Quality Mike Roberts, AIAG Instructor at MR Insights LLC

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 2003 Mustang 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 Future of Quality, Enticing Millennials Pierre Servan, CEO, Factor Quality, Inc.

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM  Closing Keynote

11:30 AM - 11:40 AM  Prize Drawing

Sponsors and exhibitors for the 2017 Quality Summit are encouraged to reserve space now, as last year’s exhibit hall sold out, and very limited spaces remain.