3rd Annual Automotive Seating Innovations Summit
26-27

April 2018

Germany

Munich

Leonardo Hotel Munich City East

Carl-Wery-Straße 39, 81739

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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 solutio...

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!

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Who Should Attend

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

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

From:

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

And Developers, Suppliers, Providers of:

  • Seating Systems
  • Trim Materials
  • Coated Fabrics
  • Virtual Testing
  • Applications
  • Ergonomic Solutions
  • CAD/CAE
  • Restraints & Airbags
  • Virtual Prototyping
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
Speakers
Dr. Michael Buechsner, DE

Senior Vice President & General Manager Global OSS

ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Mike Kolich, US

Global Core Seat Engineering, Comfort

Ford Motor Company

Prof. Dr. Peter Vink, NL

Head of the Department Design Engineering

TU Delft

Pasquale de Luca, IT

Seat systems - Design Responsible

Alfa Romeo/Maserati

Prof. Dr. Ralf Stetter, DE

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

University of Applied Sciences Ravensburg-Weingarten

Raquel Ledo Banobre, ES

Head of Materials Innovation Area

CTAG

Sibashis Parida, DE

Seating Concept Development

BMW Group

Dr. Reiner Nett, DE

Director EMEA Child Restraint System Business

Joyson Safety Systems

Maximilian Wegner, DE

Seat and Occupant Restraint System

BMW Group

Dr. Alexander Siefert, DE

Engineering Director

Wölfel

Yucheng Yang, DE

Research Associate

Chair of Ergonomics Technical University of Munich

Drs. Robbert van den Broek, NL

Marketing & Sales Director

Snoeks Automotive B.V.

Graham Ellis, UK

Global Segment Developer Interior

Saint-Gobain

Harald Guenther Gruebel, RU

Former Executive Vice President Engineering

AvtoVAZ

Damián González Figueroa, ES

Acoustics & Vibration Project Manager

CTAG

Annual

Events

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

  • BENTLEY MOTORS LIMITED UK

    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

    Engineer

  • 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

  • GENERATIONDESIGN GmbH Germany

    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

    Engineer / HMETC ENGINEERING DESIGN TEAM

  • 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

    CCO

  • TWE Group GmbH Germany

    Sales Manager Mobiltech

  • TWE Vliesstohwerke GmbH Co.KG Germany

    Team Leader R&D

  • workNX AG Germany

    Sales Director



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