Event Program

07:00 AM – 08:00 AM     Breakfast, Registration, and Expo Session

08:00 AM – 08:05 AM     Host Welcome Message:  Virinder K. Moudgil, President and CEO of                                                 Lawrence Technological University (LTU)

08:05 AM – 08:30 AM     Keynote Speaker: Mark Champine, Head of Quality, NAFTA, FCA US LLC

08:30 AM – 09:10 AM     Craig Hysong, President, Shainin – The Red X® Company,

                                         “Resilient Engineering – Focusing on What Must Go Right Rather Than                                              All That Can Go Wrong”

09:10 AM – 09:50 AM     Matthew Trent, Manager of Powertrain Six Sigma, Ford Motor Company

                                         “The Importance of Transfer Function Physics in Determination of Root                                              Cause”

09:50 AM – 10:10 AM     Networking, Coffee Break, and Expo Session

10:10 AM – 10:50 AM     Scott Ranville, VP, Model Engineering Solutions, Inc., "Software                                                           Reliability – It Doesn’t Happen by Happenstance”

10:50 AM – 11:30 AM     Judson Estes, Head of Global Reactive Instruction and Practice, FCA US                                           LLC, “Creating a Prediction from the Data of the Past”

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM     Lunch and Expo Session

12:30 PM – 12:40 PM     Main Sponsor Message, Ken Coll, ASQ Automotive Division, Chair

12:40 PM – 01:20 PM     Shiva Bhardwaj, Founder and CEO, Ansik, Inc.; Steve Doemer, Vehicle                                                Emissions Laboratory Engineer, Hyundai Kia America Technical Center,                                              Inc. (HATCI), “Improving Automotive Development Cycles and                                                            Powertrain Reliability by Using Real Driving Emission and Performance                                              Data”

01:20 PM – 02:00 PM     Keith M. Hodgson, Sr. Reliability/Test Engineer, Ford Motor Company

                                        “Introduction to SAE J3168 Reliability Physics Analysis of Electrical,                                                    Electronic and Electromechanical (EEE) Equipment and Modules”

02:00 PM – 02:20 PM     Networking, Coffee Break, and Expo Session

02:20 PM – 04:00 PM     Panel Discussion, “AIAG & VDA FMEA Handbook Methodology - Effects                                          on the North American Auto Industry”

                                        Panel Moderator: Jim Maclish, Principle Consulting Engineer, ANSYS -                                                                             DFR Solutions

                                        Participants:

                                       - Scott A. Gray, Director, Quality Products and Services, Automotive                                                      Industry Action Group (AIGA)

                                       - Rhonda Brender, Engineering Manager and Corporate FMEA, Nexteer                                              Automotive

                                       - John Opie, Retiree, FCA US LLC

                                       - Richard Harpster, Consultant, Harpco Systems Inc.

                                       - Edward Myzienski, Chassis Quality and Reliability Engineering Lead,                                                   FCA US LLC

                                       - Bill Haughey, Founder and President, ReliaTrain

                                       - Mary Rowzee, Retiree, General Motors

04:00 PM – 05:00 PM     Networking and Expo Session

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