Vehicle complexity is stretching product processes. Join us for a discussion on new approaches to master quality management by connecting engineering and manufacturing operations. Proactive and reactive quality management are a must for today's Program Management.

Two Detroit Area Morning Sessions

Wednesday, December 6 - Plymouth
Thursday, December 7 - Troy


Registration Terms

What You'll Learn:

  • How a product innovation platform can align quality and manufacturing processes across domains through shared data and services
  • Best practices for implementing Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) processes to achieve compliance with regulatory requirements and quality standards
  • How to create and maintain critical quality documents including DFMEA/PFMEA, Process Control Plans & Process Flow Diagrams, as well as Fault Tree Analysis, Fishbone and Five Whys
  • Key building blocks to implement a digital thread with as-designed to as-planned traceability

Topics Covered:

Manufacturing Process Planning - learn an integrated approach to managing manufacturing data and processes in program management that support graphical and concurrent process plans, MBOM and work instruction authoring, plus real-time automatic EBOM/MBOM reconciliation.

The Quality and Compliance Challenge - Address the gap in quality management processes by joining the proactive and reactive aspects of quality into program management. Link to product designs, manufacturing plans, and business-critical processes such as change-management, across cross-disciplinary teams and the extended supply chain.

Who's It For:

Systems Engineers

Software Engineers

Electronic Engineers

IT Specialists

Supply Chain Experts

Product Development Leads

Quality Management Leaders

Product Managers

Project Managers


8:00 AM Registration, networking and continental breakfast
8:30 AM Manufacturing Process Planning: an integrated approach to managing manufacturing data & processes in PLM
10:00 AM Break
10:15 AM Quality & Compliance Management: Addressing the Gap in Quality Management processes
11:30 AM Q&A, Grab-n-Go lunch