3rd Annual Automotive Seating Innovations Summit

We are pleased to invite you to the 3rd Annual Automotive Seating Innovations Summit scheduled for the 26th - 27th of April 2018 in Munich, Germany.

Considering the success of previous Summits, it will be a pleasure to welcome all new and well-known experts again.

The Summit will be focusing on the latest innovations in seat design and engineering from the view of construction and technologies applied. It will also focus on new trends in seat manufacturing and the latest developments in the constant struggle between safety and comfort solutions. It will also look at the impact of progress on material manufacturing and lightweight engineering. Lastly, the Summit will divulge contemporary interior seating design concepts, application of sensors, and new electronics compositions.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Munich in April 2018!

Key Practical Learning Points of the Summit:

  • Comfort: variations of posture, dynamic seating comfort, and foam characteristics
  • Autonomous driving: seat development concepts
  • Sensors and high-tech solutions: application in seating
  • Seating electronics and equipment: progressive adjustments
  • Virtualization and simulation: best solutions in manufacturing and testing
  • Innovative materials: smart and lightweight contemporary trends
  • Safety: occupant safety, safety requirements, and health monitoring
  • Interior design: comfort vs. safety
  • Cockpit and layout: future is coming right now
  • From the view of OEMs: market trends, new ergonomic configurations

Who Should Attend:

CEOs, Members of Board, VPs, CTOs, Directors, Department Heads, Project Managers, Leads, Engineers, Scientists and Designers dealing with:

  • Automotive Seats
  • Automotive Interior
  • Automotive Design
  • Seating Systems
  • Seat Development
  • Seat & Restraints Design
  • Injection Molding
  • Innovations
  • Interior Technologies
  • Interior Materials
  • Ergonomics
  • R&D
  • New Technology
  • New Business
  • Products Development
  • Business Development
  • Comfort vs. Safety
  • Marketing


  • Automotive Manufacturing
  • Interior Design
  • Plastics
  • Textiles
  • Virtual Solutions
  • Chemical Companies
  • Research institutions within the industry
  • Consultancies
  • Sensors
  • Electronics

And Developers, Suppliers, Providers of:

  • Seating Systems
  • Ergonomic Solutions
  • Trim Materials
  • Coated Fabrics
  • Restraints & Airbags
  • Virtual Testing
  • Virtual Prototyping
  • Applications
Media partners

Previous Year Attendees

  • ARKEMA, France
    Global Market Manager

  • Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A., Italy
    Technical Manager

  • BAUMANN Springs Ltd., Switzerland
    Business Development Manager

  • Business Development Manager, Spain
    Corporate Technology Director

  • Bayer MaterialScience, Germany
    Technical Manager Flexible Foam

  • Bayer MaterialScience, Germany
    Head of Textile Coatings EMEA/LA

  • BE Ge Jany A/S, Denmark
    R&D and Test Engineer

    Production Planning Manager - Trim & Seats

  • Caligen Europe BV, The Netherlands
    Sales Manager

  • Caligen Europe BV, The Netherlands
    Technical Manager

  • Canadian General Tower Ltd., Canada
    Vice President Europe, Africa, Mexico, South America

  • Coats Thread Germany, Germany
    Accounts Director – New markets

  • Daimler AG, Germany

  • ESI GmbH, Germany
    Technical Account Manager

  • Eurofoam Deutshland GmbH, Germany
    Group Manager Automotive

  • Group Manager Automotive, France
    Global Head of Pharmaceutical Engineering

  • Futuris Automotive Interiors Ltd, Australia
    Product Engineer

    Managing Partner

  • Hansel Textil GmbH, Germany
    Head Research and Development

  • Honda Research & Development Europe Ltd, UK
    Senior Project Engineer

  • Huntsman Textile Effects, Switzerland
    Global Marketing Director Technical Textiles

  • Huntsman Textile Effects, Switzerland
    Global Marketing Manager Digital Printing

  • Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GmbH, Germany

  • Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GmbH, Germany
    Senior Engineer

  • Industrias Ponsa, Spain
    Sales Manager

  • Johnson Controls Roth SAS, France
    Senior Manager New Technologies

  • Kendrion Kuhnke Automotive GmbH, Germany
    Project Manager

  • Kendrion Kuhnke Automotive GmbH, Germany
    Key Account Manager

  • Lear Corporation, USA
    Senior Comfort Engineer

  • Nutrition & Care, Comfort & Insulation, Germany
    Technical Manager Molded Foam

  • Recticel Flexible Forms, Spain
    Group Business Manager

  • Recticel Flexible Forms, Spain
    International product manager

  • Recticel Iberica s.l., Spain
    Sales Manager Transport Interiors Iberica

  • Semigator GmbH, Germany
    Manager Advanced Development Team

  • SHAD, Spain
    Technical Director

  • SITECH Sp. z o.o., Poland
    Leading Specialist for Construction

  • SITECH Sp. z o.o., Poland
    Project Engineer

  • The Acme Group, USA
    Director of Business Development

  • Trelleborg Automotive Forsheda AB, Sweden
    Business Development

  • TWE Group GmbH, Germany

  • TWE Group GmbH, Germany
    Sales Manager Mobiltech

  • TWE Vliesstohwerke GmbH Co.KG, Germany
    Team Leader R&D

  • workNX AG, Germany
    Sales Director