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SMMT Automotive Quality Management Systems (AQMS) Conference

20-21 October 2020

The automotive industry will gather once again for an annual two-day conference, aimed at setting new standards of quality within the automotive industry.


The Society of Manufacturers and Traders Quality Management Division (SMMT QMD) invites automotive senior leaders and quality management professionals to attend the third Automotive Quality Management Systems (AQMS) Conference, to be held 20th – 21st October 2020 at Mercure Brandon Hall Hotel & Spa Warwickshire.

This year’s theme and main focus for the first day is: “Leading the way to Quality”. Speakers will discuss topics around the theme, including how to achieve companywide buy-in for placing quality at the centre of the organisation.

The second day of the conference will consist of workshops to provide a more detailed view of the latest knowledge and thinking about automotive quality management systems, standards, tools and best practices.

The event includes speakers from OEMs, quality certification and accreditation bodies, as well as support organisations and panel discussion and collaborative, practical workshops.

Over 150 engineers from some of the world’s biggest carmakers and key suppliers from across the globe will meet to discuss the challenges of leadership affecting car manufacturers and their supply chains.