The Event Schedule

The automotive summit international is two days: June 8, the day of the conference, a day organized by three entities - OPCO Creating Solutions, Werner Seeger Managementul Calitatii and QFD Mérnöki Tanácsadó Iroda Kft - with from several international players; June 9, the day of the workshops, is a local event for each co-organizer, where participants will be able to attend various themes and workshops.

The times of Automotive Summit International – the 8th – are in accordance with the GMT+1 Portugal time zone.

Welcome

9:00 - 9:15 (GMT+1 Portugal)

Werner Seeger, CEO of Werner Seeger Managementul Calitatii - OPCO Creating Solutions, András Szabó, CEO of QFD Mérnöki Tanácsadó Iroda Kft and Pedro Silva, CEO of OPCO Creating Solutions open the international summit automotive event.

Welcome by OPCO

9:15 - 9:25 (GMT+1 Portugal)

Mechanical Engineering master degree, Industrial Engineering post-graduation. 3rd party IATF 16949 CB auditor and ISO9001 EOQ certified auditor. Plant / Industrial management. Quality management. Engineering management and project management. Supplier quality assurance and development. Process and production engineering. Lean Production. IATF 16949, QS 9000, VDA6.x, ISO 9001.
Main experience: Automotive Industry; ISO/TS and IATF 16949 3rd party auditor; VDA-QMC qualified trainer, Odette MMOG/LE trainer; FIEV v2.0 auditor; Quality Engineering, Productivity, Lean Thinking, Continuous Improvement, Operations Management; TPM Total Productive Management; Automotive Industry supplier development.

Welcome by Werner Seeger

9:25 - 9:35 (GMT+1 Portugal)

In my more than 38 years of professional experience, I have learned that both technical and social competence are existential components of efficient Quality management and personnel organizational development.
I am self employeed since 1994. I have learned the tools of my trade as a machine fitter, quality manager, auditor, veto responsible, consultant, interim manager, facilitator of change processes, coach and General Manager. In my understanding of values, working at eye level is one of the essential prerequisites for sustainable successful work.
In this way, Quality connects. I work as an QualityCoach, Consultant and Trainer. I combine technical and social requirements in my services to reach eneable people and organizations to reach sustainable structures in management systems.

Welcome by András Szabó

9:35 - 9:45 (GMT+1 Portugal)

As owner and managing director I built up my training and consultancy company in 15 years from a “one-man show” to an employer with 12 full time employees and 25 contractors. In 2011 QFD Ltd became the official licensee of VDA QMC in Hungary then in 2017 in five other countries Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and in Macedonia.
Between 2004 and 2018 I delivered more than 1 500 ISO/TS and IATF 16949 audit days throughout Europe for different certification bodies. In addition to BSI, my first sponsor, I worked for NSF, DNV-GL, TÜV Süd and BVQI as well.
Earlier as the quality manager at Dräxlmaier I was responsible for the coordination of quality assurance and quality management activities at the Hungarian plant and for quality planning activities in Vilsbiburg, Germany.
Most recently I joined SMMT as external resource IATF witness auditor.

Patreon Message VDA QMC

09:45 - 10:30 (GMT+1 Portugal)

Position hold:
Head of Training and Professional Development
German Association of the Automotive Industry/Quality-Management-Center

Educational background:
PhD in Didactics and Pedagogy (TU Berlin, Germany)
Diploma in Economics & Management (MESI Moskau, Russia)
Diploma in Foreign languages (German, English), Pedagogy, Psychology (GrGu Grodno, Belarus)

Professional background:
Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (Regulation of Vocational Education a
Training) - downstream authority of the Federal Ministry of Education and Science
GFA Consulting Group, General representative of the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (Consulting)
Berlin Technical University (Department of language and communication)

Round table - VDA QMC, OPCO, Werner Seeger e QFD.

10:30 - 10:45 (GMT+1 Portugal)

Living the Norms Usage of Normative Requirements as a preventive Tool Case Study: Contingency Planning

10:45 - 11:15 (GMT+1 Portugal)

Head of Supplier Quality for Interior Bought Parts at Audi Hungaria.
+10 years experience in the automotive industry
Certified IATF 16949 1st and 2nd Party Auditor
IPMA D Level Certified Project Associate

Coffee Break (GMT+1 Portugal)

11:15 - 11:30

Quality Management in the Automotive Industry under home office condition

11:30 - 12:00 (GMT+1 Portugal)

Graduated as technical manager at Szent István University. Quality customer manager between 2010-2014, Quality project leader between 2014-2017, Group leader for quality project lead between 2017-2019, System quality manager from 2019

Examples of how digital and Industry 4.0 can help improve quality

12:00 - 12:30 (GMT+1 Portugal)

General Director of the Renault Motores plant in Valladolid, he has a degree in management, a postgraduate degree in industrial management at the Institut Superieur de Logistique Industrielle (ISLI - Kedge School) in Bordeaux, obtained an Executive MBA from EGP / PBS in Porto and is a Lean trainer. Management.

He went to Europe at Gopal International, as a consultant and ended up creating and leading the company in Portugal, where he implemented Lean methodologies in several factories. After designing the entire Supply Chain for the new metal structure welding factory at Sunviauto, he became the Operations Director of the seat assembly plant. Chosen to lead a new UAP (Autonomous Production Unit) in Faurecia, after 5 years, he was appointed FES Senior Specialist. In Vila Real, at Kathrein Automotive Portugal, he was General Director and introduced two new lines of SMD, insertion of electronic components. He was also Director of the Portuguese factory of the Grandvision group.
3 years ago, he joined Renault, first at Renault Cacia and today at the Engine plant in Valladolid, where he leads around 2500 people.

With a career spanning around 24 years, he has extensive experience in the automotive industry, in team management, in industrial organization and in the implementation of Lean Management methodologies in services and in Industry.

CSR’s (in English)

12:30 - 13:00 (GMT+1 Portugal)

Background and degree in management and finance, Mário Carromeu started this profession career in 2001 working as a finance consultant.
Joined Volkswagen Autoeuropa in 2005, working first in logistics supply chain and after in logistic planning.
Since 2014 coordinates new projects in purchasing area.
Is responsible for the steering of new projects related to production suppliers, suppliers management for new parts qualification, suppliers risk assessment and crisis management.
Coordinator of Volkswagen Autoeuropa suppliers club project.

Lunch break

13:00 - 14:30 (GMT+1 Portugal)

Automotive business uncertainty: leadership and emotional intelligence as a differentiating factor for automotive leaders and managers

14:30 - 15:15 (GMT+1 Portugal)

Born, raised, and passionate about Porto and the world, Hugo has a degree in Electrotechnical Engineering and a post-graduate diploma in Industrial Management.
His personal and professional paths led him to the discovery of the wonderful world of People and Organizations and their interaction.

After completing an international certification in Coaching and taking several Executive and Advanced Courses in Portugal and abroad in the areas of Leadership, Continuous Improvement, and Creativity, Hugo now helps people and businesses transform their potential into performance by combining disciplines such as Coaching, Strategy, Design Thinking and Creativity, Agile and Culture Enhancement Tools (and others that in the meantime make sense for Organizational and People Development).

Hugo also works and has a strong background in the Automotive and Mobility business areas, where he works as an Advanced Quality and Project Management automotive tools consultant and trainer (AIAG, VDA, FIEV).

Hugo considers himself an Organizational Engineer and is the Founder of KNOWMAD VENTURES, a company that helps People and Organizations to transform their potential, knowledge, and experience into results, performance, and top products and services.

Leader Standard Work sustainability effect on QualityFirst Culture

15:15 - 15:45 (GMT+1 Portugal)

Born in 1981 in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary. After graduation as technical manager at Veszprém University he gained wide range of experience in different managerial positions. His main focus
Based on his knowledge of quality and engineering, he has gained extensive experience in various positions. At the heart of his professional interest and managerial approach the main value creators are innovation, organizational and employee development. In most of the 11 years spent at the Continental Group, he has been involved in the development and leading of the quality management area. In addition to quality management, he acquired a lean-based SCM specialist qualification at Continental's Veszprém plant and increased the efficiency of value-adding activities by optimizing production and logistics processes. Since 2019 he is working as quality manager at Continental's Vác plant, where he has set himself the goal of building a flexible, long term sustainable quality management system that maximally serves customer satisfaction, with the close involvement of partner areas.

Coffee Break

15:45 - 16:15 (GMT+1 Portugal)

Present and future trends in the Romanian Automotive sector

16:15 - 16:45 (GMT+1 Portugal)

Has more than 20 years of experience in Automotive Industry. He is the representative of the Romanian Automotive industry at European level being member in the Liaison Committee of ACEA – The European Automobile Manufacturers Association.

A Supply Chain designed from the Ground Up (in English)

16:45 - 17:45 (GMT+1 Portugal)

Pedro Vasconcelos joined INEOS Automotive since 2019 where he has been working to define and drive the implementation of the SCM digitalization landscape. Pedro spent 20 years working in a variety of technical and Business roles in Semiconductor Industry and working directly with Automotive Business, during his career Pedro specialized in Supply Chain, Quality, Production Planning, Industry 4.0. Pedro holds a degree in Engineering and Industrial Management by FEUP (Porto University), in Portugal.

Paula Faria joined INEOS Automotive in 2020, taking a lead in defining the material and production planning processes for the launch of the Grenadier.

Paula Faria has 20 years of experience in a variety of quality, continuous improvement, planning and logistics roles. She started her career with Delphi Automotive and later moved to Infineon Technologies, a world leader in semiconductor solutions, working in quality management customer support, before moving to Production Planning. Her most recent role was Senior Manager for the wafer services business unit at Amkor Technology, a semiconductor product packaging and test services provider.

Paula’s current responsibilities at INEOS Automotive involve the production planning of the INEOS Grenadier, including ensuring the plans for efficiency of resources for customer demand will be achieved. She is also Managing Director of the INEOS Automotive office in Porto Region, Portugal, which is dedicated to supply chain and procurement services, plus industrialisation and HR.

Local Summits introduction and Farwell

17:45 - 18:00 (GMT+1 Portugal)

Automotive Summit by OPCO event times are in accordance with local time in Portugal (GMT + 1).

Welcome (in Portuguese)

9:00 - 09:15 (GMT+1)

June 9 is marked by local events. In this way, Pedro Silva, welcomes the Automotive Summit 2021.

MOBINOV - SME GPS Project (in Portuguese)

09:15 - 10:15 (GMT+1)

Fernando Machado:
He was born in Porto in 1977 and has lived in Vila Nova de Gaia since 1988. He has a degree in Economics, with a Master in Management and Public Administration, Master in Business Administration, Master in Public Administration. Most recently he took the “Innovation in the Digital World” course at the London Business School.
Having started his activity in the banking sector, he served as general director of a municipal investment agency, general director of a technology-based incubation center, specialist technician in the Ministry of Economy and, since 2017, general secretary of MOBINOV, automobile cluster from Portugal.
At the same time, he has been active in the activity of management consultant and professor ISLA - Polytechnic Institute of Management and Technology.

Pedro Silva:
Mechanical Engineering master degree, Industrial Engineering post-graduation. 3rd party IATF 16949 CB auditor and ISO9001 EOQ certified auditor. Plant / Industrial management. Quality management. Engineering management and project management. Supplier quality assurance and development. Process and production engineering. Lean Production. IATF 16949, QS 9000, VDA6.x, ISO 9001.
Main experience: Automotive Industry; ISO/TS and IATF 16949 3rd party auditor; VDA-QMC qualified trainer, Odette MMOG/LE trainer; FIEV v2.0 auditor; Quality Engineering, Productivity, Lean Thinking, Continuous Improvement, Operations Management; TPM Total Productive Management; Automotive Industry supplier development.

Circular Economy: ISO 14001 and the UN Sustainable Objectives for Development

10:15 - 11:00 (GMT+1)

IN MY LIFE, ENVIRONMENT IS NOT JUST A JOB – IS A VALUE!

• SENIOR CONSULTANT - TRAINER - AUDITOR - EVALUATOR
• PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE WITH 47 COUNTRIES WORLDWIDE

SPECIALTIES:
o Circular Economy and Environment, Safety and Health at Workplace
o ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 Management Systems - Implementation – Integration
o EU Regulation on Minerals of Conflict
o BS 8001: 2017 on Circular Economy in organizations
o Evaluation of projects and of European Union proposals
o Environmental Education, EDS for 2030
o Solid Waste Management, installing solid waste plants in Landfills
o EU Environmental Policies, Regulations and Legislation.

Coffee Break (GMT+1)

11:00 - 11:15

TISAX and Cibersecurity (in Portuguese) (GMT+1)

11:15 - 12:00

Specializations: Consulting, Auditing and Training in the following areas:
- Information Security Management (ISO / IEC 27001);
- IT Service Management (ISO / IEC 20000);
- Business Continuity Management (ISO 22301);
- VDA-ISA / TISAX
- Quality Management (ISO 9001);
- Environmental Management (ISO 14001);
- Occupational Health and Safety Management (ISO 45001).
- Member of CT 195
- International experience in consulting, training and auditing in several countries.

AIAG and VDA Core Tools (in Portuguese)

12:00 - 13:00 (GMT+1)

Vânia Azevedo, supporting OPCO since 2016, Vânia acts in terms of new business development, which also allows it to support OPCO customers directly on the ground. In terms of operational support to the client, Vânia is a qualified trainer VDA QMC, as well as coordinating auditor ISO9001, IATF 16949 and VDA6.3, having already participated in several training programs and operational projects.

Rui Aguiar, supporting OPCO since 2014 as an external employee, Rui joins the internal team in early 2019. Previously, he worked in the Automotive and Aeronautics Industry for 27 years, specializing in the tools of Quality and Productivity, allowing him to thus supporting OPCO customers directly on the ground. In terms of operational support to clients, Rui is a qualified trainer in Six Sigma, as well as KPO (Kaizen Promotion Oficer), having already participated in several training programs and operational projects, with direct results in the efficiency of our clients.

Lunch Breaker

13:00 - 14:30 (GMT+1)

Leadership in times of change (in Portuguese)

14:30 - 15:00 (GMT+1)

Walt Disney World shaped is professional life when he started his first job in Orlando in 2008.
The last 13 Years, Rui has also been aquired skills in leadership positions in Portugal, Spain and UAE that lead him to become a Professional Business Coach and Vice President of Communications at International Coaching Federation.
Get ready for an interactive momment around Leadership in times of change

New world Skills (in Portuguese)

15:00 - 15:45 (GMT+1)

After 18 years working in the retail area, mainly in marketing and communications at my own company, I joined an Automotive component manufacturer in 2016 to give a new breath to their corporate image. Soon after I was leading the People & Communication department, launching myself in the HR world I knew little about. I soon found out that this was a perfect fit for me and have been ever since specializing in some areas that really are my passion, such as leadership, employer branding and company culture.

Management Review as a Plant Strategic tool

15:45 - 16:30 (GMT+1)

- Natural and resident in the municipality of Tondela and Master in Mechanical Engineering
- Career in the automotive industry (Tier 2 and Tier 1), with international experience, and before embracing the challenge of Quality Director in 2012, the previous years were mainly divided between production and engineering.
- Since August 2012 as Quality Director at Brose Sistemas de Fecuras in Tondela, Tier 1, and in August 2019 a new challenge at Eberspaecher Exaustão Tecnologia Portugal, a company that started operations in September 2017, celebrating this month 3 years of existence in Tondela.
- Auditor 1st and 2nd Part IATF 16949, auditor process VDA 6.3, trainer VDA in the guarantee process (FFA), FMEA, Core Tools, certification as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt by BMW Manufacturing USA.

Coffee Break

16:30 - 16:45 (GMT+1)

IATF, SI’s and FAQ’s (in English)

16:45 - 17:45 (GMT+1)

Bachelor of Science BSc Honours Degree in Metallurgy and Materials Science Higher national certificate HNC Mechanical Engineering
JIPM qualified TPM Assessor
IATF 16949 approved trainer.
IATF approved witness auditor
VDA 6.3 and VDA 6.5 Qualified trainer MMOG-LE Qualified trainer

Farwell

17:45 - 18:00 (GMT+1)

QFD Best Practice Workshops by QFD event times are in accordance with Hungarian local time (GMT + 2).

Contingency planning in practice - workshop (in Hungarian)

9:00 - 10:30 (GMT + 2)

Engineer and Economist Master degree, MBA post-graduated
23 years managing experience in automotive electronic manufacturing

TISAX implementation tips and tricks - workshop (in Hungarian)

10:30 - 12:00 (GMT + 2)

MBA, CMC, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, LA ISO 27001, TISAX
20+ years experience on IS auditing and consulting
100+ compliance projects in several industrial and service sectors

TISAX implementation tips and tricks - workshop (in English)

13:00 - 14:30 (GMT + 2)

MBA, CMC, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, LA ISO 27001, TISAX
20+ years experience on IS auditing and consulting
100+ compliance projects in several industrial and service sectors

Recall cost estimation - workshop (in English)

14:30 - 16:00 (GMT + 2)

Experienced Quality professional, Honorary University teacher and author of a blog about statistics

Contingency planning in practice – workshop (in English)

14:30 – 16:00 (GMT + 2)

Engineer and Economist Master degree, MBA post-graduated
23 years managing experience in automotive electronic manufacturing

The times for the quality days by Werner Seeger are according to the local time in Romania (GMT + 3).

Quality Audits Database! What are the benefits? Experience Exchange (in Romanian) 9:00 – 10:30 (GMT + 3)

9:00 – 10:30 (GMT + 3)

We learn every day..
about us, about life, about us in quality of life...
With more than 24 years’ experience in automotive industry , I learned that is very important to communicate and share experience with other. At the moment I work as internal auditor at ThyssenKrupp Presta Steering and I am WSQR consultant since 2005 as a licensed certificated trainer VDA QMC for IATF 16949 and other VDA courses.

Process vs Department, differences and Chances. What do I spend attention for? (in English)

10:30 – 12:00 (GMT + 3)

In my more than 38 years of professional experience, I have learned that both technical and social competence are existential components of efficient Quality management and personnel organizational development.

I am self employeed since 1994. I have learned the tools of my trade as a machine fitter, quality manager, auditor, veto responsible, consultant, interim manager, facilitator of change processes, coach and General Manager.
In my understanding of values, working at eye level is one of the essential prerequisites for sustainable successful work. In this way, Quality connects.

I work as an QualityCoach, Consultant and Trainer. I combine technical and social requirements in my services to reach eneable people and organizations to reach sustainable structures in management systems.

Break

12:00 - 13:00 (GMT + 3)

The infinite value of manufacturing audit - VDA 6.3 practical experiences (in Romanian)

13:00 – 14:30 (GMT + 3)

Motto: ``Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.`` - Confucius
Current positions:
1. Director of Operations, 2Connect Romania
2. WSQR Consultant and VDA-QMC license trainer with 25+ years of automotive experience

Product Safety and CSRs! How to be ahead of the Game? (in English)

14:30 – 16:00 (GMT + 3)

Motto: Focus on People!
I've found out during the 12+ years I have been leading and developing people that the fundamentals of leadership are very important to me: empathy (trust, cooperation) and clear vision. In my perspective, these are the key elements for a successful organization in the long run!