4th Annual Automotive Seating Innovations Summit
04-05

April 2019

Italy

Milan

Sheraton Milan Malpensa Airport Hotel & Conference Centre

Malpensa Terminal 1, Strada Statale 336, 21010

About

We are pleased to invite you to the 4th Annual Automotive Seating Innovations Summit scheduled for the 4th-5th of April 2019, in Milan, Italy. Following the success of our previous summits (Munich 2018, Berlin 2017 and 2015) it will be a pleasure to welcome all seating and interiors professionals and industry and market experts now in the capital of Lombardy in 2019. The Summit will be focussing on the latest innovations in automotive seat engineering, interior, cockpit, materials, seat electronics adjustments and the latest developments fr...

We are pleased to invite you to the 4th Annual Automotive Seating Innovations Summit scheduled for the 4th-5th of April 2019, in Milan, Italy. Following the success of our previous summits (Munich 2018, Berlin 2017 and 2015) it will be a pleasure to welcome all seating and interiors professionals and industry and market experts now in the capital of Lombardy in 2019. The Summit will be focussing on the latest innovations in automotive seat engineering, interior, cockpit, materials, seat electronics adjustments and the latest developments from the perspective of comfort, ergonomics, safety, design, prototyping and manufacturing. This Summit will serve as a platform for networking between an excellent lineup, delegates, sponsors and exhibitors. Do not miss this opportunity to hear from and interact with representatives from top-ranked companies. We are looking forward to welcoming you in Milan in April!

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Who Should Attend

CEOs, Members of Board, VPs, Directors, Department Heads, Leads, Engineers, Scientists, Designers, Managers, Developers, Suppliers, Providers and Manufacturers of and dealing with:

  • Automotive Seats
  • Automotive Design
  • Seat Development
  • Cockpit
  • Quality engineering
  • Seating Systems
  • Interior Technologies
  • Ergonomics
  • Infotainment
  • New Business
  • Business Development
  • Safety
  • Ergonomic Solutions
  • CAD
  • Coated Fabrics
  • Virtual Testing
  • Virtual Solutions
  • Automotive Manufacturing
  • Plastics
  • Lightweight
  • Colour
  • Metals
  • Chemical
  • Sensors
  • Integration
  • Composites
  • Automotive Interior
  • Seating Systems
  • Seat & Restraints Design
  • Layout
  • Control systems
  • Innovations
  • Interior Materials
  • HMI
  • New Technology
  • Products Development
  • Comfort
  • Marketing
  • Trim Materials
  • CAE
  • Restraints & Airbags
  • Virtual Prototyping
  • Applications
  • Interior Design
  • Textiles
  • Foam
  • Paint
  • Frames
  • Consultancies
  • Electronics
  • Validation
  • Structures
Key Practical Learning Points of the Summit

Seating system design innovations; seat construction, layout and integration
Interior/cockpit of the future; smart and intelligent seating
Dynamic and personalised comfort: human factors, ergonomics and soft robotics
Seat and HVAC; thermal management systems, microclimate comfort
Safety: occupant safety, restraint system and autonomous driving
SRS systems, headrest and seat belt innovations
New seat composites and structures: lightweight and smart materials
Seat electronics, HMI, R&D of electronic seat modules, in-vehicle infotainment
Speakers
Dr. Michael Buechsner, DE

Executive Vice President / Division Passive Safety Systems

ZF Group

Giuseppe Ghisoni, IT

Director, Advanced Sales & Engineering Europe

Lear Corporation

Prof. Dr. Peter Vink, NL

Head of the Department / Design Engineering

TU Delft

Dr. Ralf Drauz, FR

Director for Programs in Faurecia Seating / Director In-Vehicle Infotainment System

Faurecia

Pasquale de Luca, IT

Seat Systems – Design Responsible

Alfa Romeo

Dr. Klaus Philipp, DE

Manager of Prototype & Technology

Toyota Boshoku Europe

Gabriella Bisci, IT

System Lead for Seat Controls & Seat Belt Comfort and Controls

FCA

Roberto Marengo, IT

Chief Technology Officer / Product Development Director

Sabelt

Dr. Laurent Bauvineau, FR

Project Manager

Groupe PSA

Drs. Robbert van den Broek, NL

Marketing & Sales Director

Snoeks Automotive

Pascaline Lantoine, FR

Seat Comfort, Human Factors

Groupe PSA

Dr. Reiner Nett, DE

Managing Director

Kegelmann Technik

Raquel Ledo Banobre, ES

Head of Materials Innovation Area

CTAG

Dr. José Solaz, ES

Head of Comfort & Human Factors / Head of Innovations

Instituto de Biomecánica (IBV)

Leman Ozen, TR

Interior Engineering Senior Project Manager / R&D – Global LCV Segment

TOFAS

Dr. Georges Lovato, FR

Global R&D Development AHSS Seat

ArcelorMittal

Graham Ellis, UK

Global Segment Developer Interior

Saint-Gobain

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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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