18th FMEA Forum in Osnabrück Efficiency and effectiveness with FMEA development

Double FMEA effectiveness and cut work in half. The FMEA Forum Osnabrück will demonstrate a wide range of solutions.

Experience the forum as:

  • A place for innovative FMEA solutions
  • An oppurtunity to inspire participant interaction
  • A unique networking opportunity

The objective is to share experience ssuccess methods in risk management and to introduce best-practice solutions, developments, trends, and future requirements for FMEA.


Tuesday, 14. February 2023, 19:30 Uhr

Get Together
Networking und Erfahrungsaustausch mit erfrischenden Getr

Die Vorabendveranstaltung findet im Veranstaltungshotel statt

Participant fee
The participation fee is 1.300,00€ (net) or 499,00€ (net) for livestream participation.Early bird discount: If you register by 31. December 2022, we will grant you a discounted event fee.The participation fee for early bookers is 990,00€ (net)

15.02.2023 / 16.02.2023

Coffee reception
Success factor FMEA efficiency. What methods have proven effective? Winfried Dietz, Dietz Consultants GmbH
  • The 5Ms of FMEA efficiency (Man, Machine, Materials, Methods, Environment)
  • Solutions for closing gaps in efficiency and effectiveness
How do I assess a FMEA? – telling real FMEA apart from fake FMEA Dr. Alexander Schloske, Fraunhofer-Institut für Produktionstechnik und Automatisierung
  • Detection of methodological inconsistencies
  • Execution of FMEA reviews
  • Assessment of FMEA content
Coffee break
HAZOP analyses as a supplement or alternative risk assessment for products and processes
  • Realizing gains inefficiency/effectiveness with HAZOP
  • Practical examples
Validation of automated driving functions with FMEA Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Braasch, IQZ - Institut für Qualitäts- und Zuverlässigkeitsmanagement GmbH
  • Successful realization of requirements from: ISO 26262, ISO/PAS 21448, SAE J3061, ISO/SAE 21434 and ISO/TR with FMEA
  • Tips & tricks for practicalapplication
Lunch buffet
Functions aren’t everything – skilfully using parameter diagrams (P-diagrams) Riccardo Stüber
  • Analysis of functions, malfunctions and side effects
  • Identification of disturbances to increase robustness
  • Keeping an eye on control parameters
Effectively and efficiently using FMEA in the early phase of PEP (short presentation) Dr. Alexander Schloske, Fraunhofer-Institut für Produktionstechnik und Automatisierung
  • Moderated conversations on development as the key
  • Documentation without formalism
Coffee break
Identification, qualification and validation of special features in FMEA Dr. Hans Höninger Dr. Dirk Jödicke, Coaching & Prozessoptimierung
  • Cause-effect chains for functions and errors: Starting from the vehicle (customer perspective) to features and manufacturing processes
  • “Validation and filter techniques” by BM at OEM/vehicle and Tier 1/system developer levels. Shake-hand processes for better solutions.
  • “Living” FMEA and the problem management process: data patterns, error pattern description, depth of measures, zero-defect principle
End of the 1st day of the event
Networking over dinner
Coffee reception
Analysis of interfaces and functions in FMEA
  • Boundary charts as an indicator
  • Interfaces/function matrices
  • The successful transition to D FMEA
Meeting cybersecurity requirements using the example of TISAX for FMEA service providers Andreas Altena, Sollence GmbH
  • What are the key requirements using FMEA content as an example?
  • Solutions for the successful realization of TISAX requirements
Coffee break
Seven golden rules for best practice FMEA (engl. talk) Lassie Li , Dietz Consultants China Co. Ltd.
Lunch buffet
FMEA for developing a culture of quality in the automotive supply chain Ralf Nicolas
  • Quality challenges: Start-ups and suppliers in a process of transformation
  • Why is FMEA ideally suited?
Final presentation and farewell
End of the event
Speakers of the presentationsHere you can see the speakers who will give the presentations at the event.
Dr. Dirk Jödicke

Coaching & Prozessoptimierung

Dirk Jödicke studied chemistry in Bochum and Oviedo (Spain). After taking a doctorate in Organic Chemistry, he began his professional career in the sheet glass industry. In laboratories, pilot plants and production facilities in this industry, he worked on innovative glass and plastic composite systems, thin semiconductor films, lithium-ion conductive polymers, electrochromics, photochromics and other systems to exploit variable properties in glass for architectural and automotive applications. Numerous inventions subsequently led to the successful market launch of so-called intelligent windows with variable light transmission. Dirk Jödicke was Head of Research and Development and Head of Quality Assurance, and as a Six Sigma Master Black Belt he is now a freelance consultant for Six Sigma in statistical data analysis, statistical design of experiment, and process optimization.

Winfried Dietz

Dietz Consultants GmbH

Winfried Dietz is the founder and managing partner of DIETZ Consultants with subsidiaries in Asia and North America. He shoulders the responsibility of the FMEA business area development. Winfried Dietz has more than 30 years of practical experience, 25 years thereof as a consultant, trainer and coach. Other areas of interest and work include APQP, 8D, PPAP and functional safety and their interactions. Winfried Dietz is the organiser of the annual Osnabrück FMEA Forum.

Dr. Alexander Schloske

Fraunhofer-Institut für Produktionstechnik und Automatisierung

Mr Schloske is a senior expert at the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineeringand Automation IPA in Stuttgart. He has several years of project experience in qualitymanagement, in the most diverse sectors. Professionally, his points of main effort involvemethodical FMEA-based product and process optimisation operations, as well as thesafeguarding (as per ISO 26262) of mechatronic systems vis-à-vis the aspect of ‘functionalsafety’. He delivers lectures on quality management at the University of Stuttgart; alsoon the topic of quality management in product development at the Vienna University ofTechnology. He is a speaker at various educational institutions, such as the German Societyfor Quality e.V. (DGQ).

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Braasch

IQZ - Institut für Qualitäts- und Zuverlässigkeitsmanagement GmbH

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Braasch is managing partner at the Institute for Quality and Reliability Management. There, he is primarily concerned with liability issues of technical systems as well as the safety and reliability of autonomous systems. He is on the road worldwide as an expert witness in product liability cases and helps automotive suppliers in particular to establish "equality of arms" with the supposedly overpowering OEMs. Since 2020, Andreas Braasch has also been a professor of safety and reliability management at the Ruhr West University of Applied Sciences (HRW) and is pleased to be able to pass on his knowledge to future engineers.

Riccardo Stüber

Riccardo Stüber comes from the field of industrial electronics and offers more than 12 years of moderation experience in design, process and logistics FMEA. He is an expert in APIS IQ FMEA and has many years of experience in the development and production of power semiconductor chips and modules as well as gearboxes for electric drive axles, among others.

Dr. Hans Höninger

Dr. Hans Höninger is a freelance consultant for quality methods in the development environment.He has over 30 years of practical experience, including 23 years at BMW in mostly managerial positions in drive development and quality and risk management. He was also responsible for IT projects to monitor field quality and to set up a knowledge database to control development risks.A focus of Dr. Höninger lies in the development and implementation of strategies to reduce warranty costs.

Andreas Altena

Sollence GmbH

Managing Director of Sollence® GmbH in Krefeld. His core competencies are integrated quality, information security, data protection, and (IT) service management systems, as well as service excellence. In addition to his work as a consultant, he has been auditing such management systems since 2007 as a DQS Excellence Auditor. He is also a trainer and expert in DGQ (German Association for Quality) further training, with a focus on quality management, information security, and auditor development.
He is author and co-author of various publications on management systems, risk management, and information security.

Lassie Li

Dietz Consultants China Co. Ltd.

Lassie Li is the General Manager of Dietz Consultants China. She has more than 15 years working experience as FMEA facilitator, FMEA trainer and consultants in different fields of industries, e.g. Home appliance industry, automobile industry, aerospace industry, China railway industry, chemical industry, machinery and electronics industry. FMEA forums Germany and China organizer and facilitator since 2015.

Ralf Nicolas

About our hotel recommendationsFor our participants, a limited contingent of rooms is available at the indicated hotels at a preferential price of 117 € excl. breakfast (22 € per person). Please make the reservation yourself directly at the hotel in good time, referring to the event.
Vienna House Remarque Osnabrück
Natruper-Tor-Wall 1, 49076 Osnabrück
0541 60960
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