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IATF 16949: Identifying Risk and Opportunities in Automotive

August 14, 2020 | 10:00 - 11:00 am CDT

The IATF 16949:2016 automotive quality management standard was released in October 2016 and includes requirements for identifying risk and performing risk assessments. In this webinar, attendees will be provided an overview on how to identify risks in the Automotive industry and a review of the International Automotive Task Force (IATF) requirements related to Risk Analysis.

What We Cover:

  • Overview of IATF 16949
  • In-depth review of the tools and techniques used to identify risk
  • Introduction to automation and safety / preparing for the future in Automation and Safety for Autonomous Vehicles 
  • Examples of documents used to identify risk

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Vickie Betras

Vickie Betras is the Global Automotive Program Manager for ABS Quality Evaluations (ABS QE), the management systems certification subsidiary of ABS Group. She has experience with the ISO 9001 and TS 16949 standards, as well as the associated accreditation governing documents for the Automotive sector. Betras has audited management system standards for over 20 years as an IATF Certified Lead Auditor who has conducted hundreds of TS audits. Her automotive industry experience includes auditing various manufacturing processes such as stamping, welding, injection molding, machining and painting. Previously, she worked for an automotive supplier for over 10 years, with customers that included Tier 1 suppliers Ford, GM and Chrysler. 

About ABS Group

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (, through its operating subsidiaries, provides technical advisory and certification services to support the safety and reliability of high-performance assets and operations in the oil, gas and chemical, power generation, marine, offshore and government sectors, among others. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ABS Group operates with more than 1,000 professionals globally. ABS Group is a subsidiary of ABS (, a leading marine and offshore classification society.

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