On July 6th, 2021 the Smithers Quality Assessments Division will kick off its annual Virtual Quality Conference 2021. Our Virtual Quality Conference week will feature six unique webinars on topics presented by notable speakers with the video recordings of these presentations available here the week after. We hope that no matter where you are, whether in your home or in your office, you will find these presentations both informative and valuable.
 
Each recorded session is 30-45 minutes in duration, with 15 minutes or more of a live Q & A session with the experts. Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn from some of quality management's best and brightest.
 
To register for our Virtual Quality Conference presentations, please click on the links below:
 

Restarting Your Quality Management System

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Post-pandemic, does your management system need to be re-started or need a tune-up? What should you consider to ensure your system makes a full recovery from the events of the last year-and-a-half? Join us along with Dale Isaacs, President of Brentwood Management Consulting as he presents “Restarting a Management System”. 

Presented by: Dale Isaacs

Tuesday, July 6th - 4:00 PM EST

Thursday, July 8th - 10:00 AM EST

 

 

IATF Track 1: Soft NC Grading Considerations

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Join presenter Michelle Maxwell, Director – IATF Initiative Development and Implementation with the International Automotive Oversight Bureau (IAOB) for an in-depth look at the latest guidance on soft grading non-conformities.

Presented by: Michelle Maxwell

Tuesday, July 6th - 1:00 PM EST

Thursday, July 8th - 1:00 PM EST

 

 

IATF Track 2: Client Interface with CARA

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Join presenter Michelle Maxwell, Director – IATF Initiative Development and Implementation with the International Automotive Oversight Bureau (IAOB) for a walk-through of the client interface aspects and requirements of the IATF CARA (Common Audit Report Application) tool.

Presented by: Michelle Maxwell

Wednesday, July 7th - 1:00 PM EST

Friday, July 9th - 1:00 PM EST

 

 

Remote Auditing: One Year Later

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After a year of conducting remote audits, what have we learned? General Manager NA Aaron Troschinetz shares data and insights from the Quality Assessments Division team and feedback from our customers.

Presented by: Aaron Troschinetz

Wednesday, July 6th - 10:00 AM EST

Friday, July 9th - 4:00 PM EST

 

 

Cybersecurity for Business in the Defense Industrial Base

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As bad actors and nation states continue to successfully attack our nations businesses in our defense industrial base, the Department of Defense has rolled out the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program. Join us as presenter Deniz Kaya, CEO of Perseus Information Security Consulting discusses:

• What is the most cost- effective way to implement this requirement in your business?

• Cybersecurity – whose responsibility is it?

• The CMMC has multiple levels – which level does your company require?

• What are the benefits to perform a CMMC readiness assessment now?

• NIST 800-171 – how does this requirement align with CMMC compliance?

Presented by: Deniz Kaya

Wednesday, July 7th - 4:00 PM EST

Friday, July 9th - 10:00 AM EST

 

 

What's New at Smithers & The Client Portal

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General Manager NA Aaron Troschinetz shares the latest updates and news from the Smithers Quality Assessments Division and IT Manager Colin Christman provides a detailed look at the Smithers Client Portal. 

Presented by: Aaron Troschinetz & Colin Christman

Tuesday,, July 6th - 10:00 AM EST

Thursday, July 8th - 4:00 PM EST

 

 

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