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Past Events 2022
2022 Quality and Reliability Symposium  
October 21, 2022
Topics and Speakers:
Oakland University Host Message - Louay Chamra, Dean                        
ASQ Auto Chair Message, LouAnn Lathrop
Keynote: Vince Mastrangelo, Head of Quality and Environment at Continental Quality Leader of the Year Award  

Top 5 Reasons that Manufacturing Organizations Struggle with Quality in 2022 – Daniel Katto, Director, Business Development & Project Management, Luminous Group    
Managing the Change from 4th Edition to AIAG-VDA FMEA Alignment –  Ron Estrada, Solutions Engineer for Plato NA
Optimization of Vehicle IIHS Small Overlap Rigid Barrier (SORB) Impact Performance Using  a Simplified Spring-Mass Model -Sae Park - Senior Technical Specialist, Stellantis                   
Questioning Assumptions Via Systems Thinking - Carl Berardinelli, OpEx Manager, General Motors                    
Applying TRIZ to Creative Problem-Solving Workshop - Jonathan D'Angelo, Engineering Group Manager, General Motors                                          
IATF16949 - Upcoming Changes - Cherie Reiche, Managing Director, IAOB and Michelle Maxwell, Director, IAOB  Inventive Thinking for Value, Quality and Reliability - Dave Verduyn, President C2C  Solutions Inc.   

11/28/22 Communicating with Leadership-Strategies and techniques for the modern quality professional, Jeremy Hazel
9/15/2022 Fall Kick Off with Detroit and Ann Arbor Section: Design for Six Sigma Visual Methods to Root Cause and Optimize, Mike Turner
Reverse FMEAs – What You Need To Know ,  Richard Harpster
8/23/2022 The Continuous Development of Intellectual Capital in Quality 4.0, Dr. Milton Krivokuca
6/15/22  Hypothesis Testing,   Michael Vella   https://www.youtube.com/user/ASQStatsDivision
4/18/22  Resilient Engineering for Problem Prevention
2/10/22  What You Need to Know About the New AIAG VDA and SAE J1739 Design FMEA Methodologies, Richard Harpster   

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Past Events in 2021 (see links for replay/content):
                    11/10/21 Guangbin Yang Quality Symposium Past Events in 2020:  
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