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2018 Southern Automotive Quality Summit

March 15

2018 Southern Automotive Quality Summit
~ presented by AAMA & AIAG ~

March 15, 2018


Hyatt Regency Birmingham | The Wynfrey Hotel
1000 Riverchase Galleria
Birmingham, Alabama 35244


The annual Southern Automotive Quality Summit is a unique collaboration between the Alabama Automotive Manufacturer's Association (AAMA) and the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG). The event showcases the southern automotive industry's commitment to world-class quality and attracts technical professionals and leaders seeking to improve their organization's quality processes, systems and performance.


The theme of the 2018 event is "Quality Tools to Support your IATF 16949 Transition" and will feature industry experts and local suppliers sharing lessons learned during their application of the industry's quality tools and international quality management system standards.


Early-bird pricing ends Thursday!
REGISTER NOW!

Early-bird Registration: $200 (through February 15, 2018)
Regular Registration: $250 (through March 8, 2018)
Late Registration: $300 (through March 15, 2018)


Agenda At-A-Glance
Programming subject to change.

All event activities hosted in the Wynfrey Ballrooms.

6:30 – 7:30 a.m.
Exhibitor Check-in

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45 a.m.
Welcome – Ron Davis, AAMA / Scott Gray, AIAG

8:45 – 9:30 a.m.
Benefits of IATF 16949 Certification – TBD, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Networking Break

10:00 – 11:15 a.m.
IATF 16949 Transition Case Study – 
Pierre Picot, Quality Assurance Manager, EFi Automotive
Matt Clacher, Customer and Operational Quality Engineer, EFi Automotive

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Auditor Training by ATN – TBD, Alabama Technology Network

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
IATF 16949 Transition Status – Cherie Reiche, IAOB

1:45 – 2:30 p.m.
Top 10 Changes for Internal Auditors – TBD, Plexus

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Networking Break

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
AIAG Quality Project Updates – Scott Gray, AIAG / John Cachat, AIAG

3:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Risk Based Thinking in IATF 16949  Cathy Fisher, Quistem / Terry Onica, QAD

4:15 – 4:35 p.m.
Closing Comments – Ron Davis, AAMA / Scott Gray, AIAG

4:35 – 6:30 p.m.
Networking Reception 


Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities
For details on sponsorship and exhibitor levels click here!
View the current exhibit hall layout here.


For more information, please contact: 
Lynsey Delane 
256.824.6407 
lynsey@alautoindustry.org


Details

Date:
March 15

Venue

Hyatt Regency Birmingham | The Wynfrey Hotel
1000 Riverchase Galleria
Birmingham, AL 35244 United States
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