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									Advanced Executive Education
The Special Product Safety & Liability
Prevention Conference

April 1, 2010 • Milwaukee, WI
Presentations for Manufacturers by Leading Experts and Attorneys
Product safety, product recalls, and product liability lawsuits continue to be major issues across the United States. This
special ASQ conference will feature some of the most experienced and successful product safety experts and trial
attorneys who will cover a wide range of topics and the latest in techniques to minimize your company’s exposure.
This conference is especially designed for quality professionals as well as those in executive management, in-house
legal departments, engineering, risk management, reliability, new product development, and finance. ASQ offers
many quality tools and resources for those engaged in work force development. These tools give your clients a head
start on their new careers, and they can even be used to help keep your agency running efficiently.

To Register:
Call 800-248-1946
Fax 414-272-1247
Provide Event Code PSLP10
List of Speakers                                                              The Conference

                     Randall Goodden is recognized as a leading             Schedule
                     expert on product safety and product liability
                                                                            8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
                     prevention worldwide by manufacturing
                                                                            Continental Breakfast/Opening Comments
                     corporations, insurance companies, international
                     television news networks, government agencies,         8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
                     professional associations, and numerous                A Current View of Product Liability [Goodden]
                     publications. He has taught PS&LP to thousands         • Statistics on recalls
                     of manufacturing executives worldwide who              • Determining probable cause
                     have attended his public seminars, and has             • Setting the stage for product liability lawsuits
                     been brought in-house by some of the largest           • The changing landscape in the United States as well as the world
corporations throughout the world. He is the author of the three            9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
best-selling books on the topic, the latest titled Lawsuit!: Reducing the   More Effective Design Reviews and Product Introduction [Gookins]
Risk of Product Liability for Manufacturers. He is the chair of ASQ’s       • Creating the design review team – Who are the players?
Product Safety & Liability Prevention Interest Group.                       • Determining the best way to manufacture the product
                                                                            • Focusing on manufacturability, usability, reliability, and serviceability
                     Bud Gookins is an internationally known
                                                                            • Working in concert with the product safety team
                     quality consultant and lecturer. He is president
                     of Gookins Technologies Ltd., a quality systems        10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
                     and management training and consulting firm.           Break
                     Since 1962, he has developed and implemented           10:45 – Noon
                     quality systems for more than 400 organizations,       The Role of the Product Safety Team [Goodden]
                     led corporate quality for Fortune 100 companies,       • Creating the product safety team – Who are the players?
                     and presently serves on the boards of directors        • Identifying potential hazards and performing risk assessments
                     for several companies. Gookins serves as the           • Addressing “foreseeable misuse”
                     vice chair of ASQ’s Product Safety & Liability         • Case reviews
                     Prevention Interest Group.
                                                                            Noon – 1:00 p.m.
                    Attorney Josh Johanningmeier is a shareholder           Lunch (provided)
                    in Godfrey & Kahn’s Product Liability and Tort          1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
                    Practice Group. He defends manufacturers                The Insurance Industry’s Role in Product Liability Prevention
                    in product liability actions involving personal         [Ludwin & Presutti]
                    injury, wrongful death, and property damage. In         • What financial protection is available from insurance and what isn’t
                    addition to litigation, Johanningmeier works with       • How underwriting decisions affect your insurance costs
                    manufacturers to assess and develop on-product          • The key elements that insurance companies look for in determining
                    warnings as well as instruction and user manuals           insurance premiums
                    for products. He also counsels manufacturers,           • How to prepare your company when you go to the insurance market
                    distributors, and retailers on regulatory               • What resources your insurance company can bring to your firm
compliance and recall issues, including incident and defect reporting
to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and National               2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).                              Quality Control and Regulatory Compliance: Protecting Consumers
                                                                            and the Company [Johanningmeier]
                     David Ludwin is CNA’s products liability risk          • The intersection of quality control, regulatory compliance, and
                     control director. He brings more than 35 years of         product liability litigation
                     loss control experience to the position as both a      • The roles of process and documentation
                     practicing field loss control consultant as well as    • Post-sale quality control monitoring
                     a consulting director responsible for maintaining      3:00 – 3:15 p.m.
                     the product liability skills of CNA’s risk control     Afternoon Break
                     staff. Ludwin is a professional member of the
                     American Society of Safety Engineers and a gold        3:15 – 4:30 p.m.
                     level Certified Safety Professional.                   Open Panel Discussion [All Speakers]
                                                                            4:30 p.m.
                     Marcello Presutti is a commercial insurance            Adjourn
                     professional with more than 25 years of
                     underwriting and management experience in              General Information
                     a variety of roles. His current responsibilities
                     include overseeing CNA’s Manufacturing CAM®            Fee Covers: Course notebook, continental breakfast, break
                     (commercial affiliated marketing) programs,            refreshments, and lunch.
                     several of which are endorsed by key industry          Accommodations: The Clarion Hotel and Conference Center located
                     trade associations. In addition to the CAM®            at 5311 S. Howell Ave. in Milwaukee, WI, less than a mile from the
                     programs, he leads casualty underwriting in the        airport. Special $89.00 rate for attendees; ask for ASQ-PSLP group
                     Northern Zone.                                         rate. Call 414-481-2400 to reserve your room and to arrange for
                                                                            shuttle pick-up.
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Register on or before March 5, 2010

   $375.00 Member        $375.00 Nonmember             Cancellation requests made on or before
                                                       March 5, 2010, will receive a full refund.
Register after March 5, 2010                           Requests received March 6, 2010 through
                                                       March 19, 2010, will be refunded 50% of the
   $450.00 Member        $450.00 Nonmember
                                                       paid conference fees. No refunds will be
                                                       given after March 19, 2010. Substitutions can
Group discounts are available:                         be made at any time (even on-site).
Save $25.00 on each registration at the rate
offered during the above dates. (A separate
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                                                       within two weeks of submitting your registration, or if you
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