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2017 Quality Summit

Are you ready to Build the Future of Automotive Quality?


With the release of the industry’s quality standard IATF 16949 in 2016 and the revision of the Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) manual in process, the industry is defining the new building blocks for the future of automotive quality.


The AIAG Quality Summit attracts the automotive industry’s technical professionals and leaders from OEM's, suppliers from all Tier levels, academics, and service providers. This day and a half event will feature two exciting tracks, Quality and Product Development, and will detail how the industry is building the tools necessary for the future automotive quality.


September 19th *:


  • Industry Keynote from Gary West, General Motors Global Executive Director, Supplier Quality & Development Engineering
  • IATF 16949 Certification Status update and Supplier Transition Case Study


Quality Track

  • The Future of Automotive Quality: the perspective of a local auto parts maker in an emerging country
  • The Future of Quality: Enticing Millennials
  • Optimizing Global Quality Audits on Mobile Devices
  • Development of a 2003 Mustang Bi-Fuel Muscle Car using ISO/TS 16949


Product Development Track

  • FMEA Workshop
  • Impact of Robust FMEA on the Heat Treat Industry
  • Core Tools Software Update


  • Networking Reception


September 20th *:


Quality Track

  • Risk Management, Executive Responsibility and IATF: 16949
  • The Voices of Quality


Product Development Track

  • Problem Solving Panel Discussion


  • Closing Keynote


*See detailed agenda additional information.


Sponsorship and exhibit space for this event is available NOW. Last year’s exhibit hall SOLD OUT so sign up early to ensure your spot at this popular event. See links below for all the details.

full conference registration

Begin Date September 19 - 20, 2017
Registration Opens: 7:30 AM
Program Begins: 8:30 AM
Program Ends: 6:30 PM
Location: Suburban Collection Showplace
46100 Grand River Avenue
Novi, MI 48374
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Early Registration Cutoff: Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Regular Registration Cutoff: Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Late Registration Begins: Thursday, September 7, 2017

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CANCELLATION/TRANSFER/SUBSTITUTION POLICY: Registrations cancelled 30 or more business days prior to the program date will receive a full refund. Registrations cancelled less than 30 business days prior to the program date, as well as NO SHOWS, will forfeit all fees. Substitutions are welcome.


DRESS CODE is business casual. If special accommodations are needed, please contact AIAG Customer Service at (248) 358-3003.


ATTENDEE LIST:Sponsors and Exhibitors are given an attendee list before and after the event. If you prefer that your contact information not be shared with the sponsors and exhibitors, please email Shannon Osburn at and indicate your desire to opt out and she will remove you from the contact list.



There is a room block at the Hyatt Place at the Suburban Collection Showplace for $135 per night. This hotel is connected to the conference center.


We have rooms available on September 18 & 19. If your stay is extending beyond these dates, or you have any issues booking your rooms in the block, please contact Shannon Osburn at


Individual attendees can make reservations for the event directly with the Hyatt Place at the Suburban Collection Showplace reservations at 1-800-233-1234. 


Reservations may also be made by logging on to .  Use the Group Code:  G-A917 to receive your discounted group rate of $135.00.   Once the arrival and departure date have been entered, click on special rates and then enter the Group Code G-A917 in the Group Code Box (make sure to include the G when entering the code).


All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit, or guaranteed with a major credit card.  Hotel will not hold any reservations unless secured by one of the above methods. Per your group contract, Cancellations must be received a minimum of (72) hours prior to arrival for a full refund.  Cancellations received less than (72) hours prior to arrival will forfeit one (1) night room and tax.


If your stay is extending beyond the dates included in the block, please contact Shannon Osburn at for assistance in getting your entire stay at the block rate.


Reservations by attendees must be received on or before August 18, 2017.


Additional Details

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Established in 1982, AIAG is a not-for-profit association where professionals from a diverse group of stakeholders - including retailers, suppliers of all sizes, automakers, manufacturers, service providers, academia and government - work collaboratiely to streamline industry processes via global standards development & harmonized business practices.