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.


9:00 - 9:15

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.

Patreon Message VDA QMC

09:15 - 10:45

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

10:45 - 11:15

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

11:15 - 11:30

Quality Management in the Automotive Industry under home office condition

11:30 - 12:00

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

Theme in confirmation

12:00 - 12:30

Theme in confirmation

12:30 - 13:00

Suppliers Management Coordinator na Volkswagen Autoeuropa

Lunch breaker

12:30 - 14:30

Ice Breaker

14:30 - 15:00

Theme in confirmation

15:00 - 15:30

in confirmation

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 - 16:15

Present and future trends in the Romanian Automotive sector

16:15 - 16:45

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.

in confirmation

16:45 - 17:15

theme in confirmation

17:15 - 17:45

Local Summits introduction and Farwell

17:45 - 18:00


9:00 - 09:15

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


09:15 - 10:15


10:15 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:15

TISAX and Cibersecurity

11:15 - 12:00

Especializações: Consultoria, Auditoria e Formação nas áreas:
- Gestão da Segurança da Informação (ISO/IEC 27001);
- Gestão de Serviços TI (ISO/IEC 20000);
- Gestão de Continuidade de Negócio (ISO 22301);
- Gestão da Qualidade (ISO 9001);
- Gestão Ambiental (ISO 14001);
- Gestão da Segurança e Saúde Ocupacional (ISO 45001).
- Membro da CT 195
- Experiência internacional em consultoria, formação e auditoria em diversos países.

AIAG and VDA Core Tools

12:00 - 13:00

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

Leadership in times of change

14:30 - 15:00

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

15:00 - 15:45

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.

15:45 - 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 - 16:45

IATF, SI’s and FAQ’s

16:45 - 17:45

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


17:45 - 18:00

Contingency planning in practice - workshop

9:00 - 10:30

TISAX implementation tips and tricks - workshop

10:30 - 12:00

TISAX implementation tips and tricks - workshop

13:00 - 14:30

Recall cost estimation - workshop

14:30 - 16:00

Contingency planning in practice – workshop

14:30 – 16:00

Quality Audits Database! What are the benefits? Experience Exchange (in Romanian)

9:00 – 10:30

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

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.


12:00 - 13:00

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

13:00 – 14:30

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

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!