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.

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.
Toyota's Perspective on Quality - Mark Brazeal, Manufacturing Support General Manager, 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.
New Standard Transition Support -
Ronny Kisor, Center Director, Alabama Technology Network - Rainsville

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.
Risk Based Thinking in IATF 16949 - Cathy Fisher, Quistem / Terry Onica, QAD

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Networking Break

3:00 - 3:45 p.m.
Updates to Quality Core Tools - Scott Gray, AIAG / John Cachat, AIAG / Brian Martensen, AIAG

3:45 - 4:00 p.m.
Closing Comments - Ron Davis, AAMA / Scott Gray, AIAG

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Networking Reception 


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


Hotel Accommodations
A room block is available at The Wynfrey Hotel | Hyatt Regency Birmingham (1000 Riverchase Galleria, Birmingham, AL 35244).
You may make your reservation at the special rate by clicking here.


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


Thank You To Our Sponsors

~ Premium Sponsors ~

 

 



 


~ Gold Sponsor ~

~ Silver Sponsor ~

 

~ Lunch Sponsor ~

 


~ Networking Reception Sponsor ~
 

 

 


Thank You To Our Exhibitors