7th Plato NA User Conference

On October 24, 2018 in Rochester, Michigan, USA

connected. communication. knowledge. experience.

The annual PLATO User Conference is designed to give the US PLATO users a platform for knowledge exchange about the latest news in the automotive industry.

The agenda contains a mixture of used cases by the PLATO Customers, software- and methodological presentations by the PLATO experts and breakout sessions for in-depth discussions.

Be a part of it.

The conference is free of charge.

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The speakers.

At the 2018 User Conference, we present a number of high quality speakers. Amongst others, we are happy to welcome:


Rafael Alvarez, FMEA Project Leader, General Motors

"PLATO e1ns Deployment – Behavioral Change" - Customer Presentation


Rafael Alvarez
FMEA Project Leader, General Motors

Rhonda L. Brender, Engineering Manager, Nexteer Automotive, Saginaw, MI USA

"Transition from Excel® Based FMEA to e1ns Database Solution" - Customer Presentation

Rhonda L. Brender

Quality Manager, Nexteer Automotive

Daniel Holland, Manager Quality Chain, Adient

"Quality Chain for Production Processes" - Customer Presentation


Daniel Holland

Manager Quality Chain, Adient

Andreas Großmann, CEO, PLATO AG

"Ensuring Future - Proof Product Development Processes for Quality Risk Management"

Andreas Großmann


AIAG/VDA Alignment and Automotive Quality Core Tool Initiatives Discussion

AIAG/VDA Alignment and Automotive Quality Core Tool Initiatives Discussion


AIAG, GM, FCA Group, Nexteer Automotive, ZF 

Moderated by Murray Sittsamer, The Luminous Group

The venue.

Oakland University

Oakland Center

312 Meadow Brook Road

Rochester, MI 48309-4454

You have questions or want more information?

Please, contact Steve Dunn

+1 313 486 4865


Our recommendation for your hotel overnight stay.

Courtyard Detroit Auburn Hills

Courtyard Detroit Auburn Hills


2550 Aimee Lane, Auburn Hills, MI 48326

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