The latest technical innovations to reduce weight and increase comfort
Customer expectations - Autonomous driving - Light weight - Smart textiles - Comfort
After eleven successful annual conferences with an exclusive focus on Innovative Seating, this edition of the 12th International Conference Innovative Seating 2017 is even more promising!
Over the last decade we have provided the automotive seating community with a wonderful platform for exchanging knowledge and ideas. We have heard dozens of case-studies relating to important and acute issues.
This year we bring you next generation innovative seating solutions to enhance quality of seating systems and comfort levels.
Key topic areas:
- Driver and passenger experience – most important trends and added value factors
- Next generation of seating innovation - help address health and wellness benefits and integrated safety
- Reduce weight and improve interiors - high-performance seats
- Comfort - create the perfect seat for all
- Smart Textiles – Fabrics – Leather: Luxury textiles vs cost vs customer satisfaction: Is there life after leather?
- The future role of the vehicle seat in autonomous driving - What opportunities will greater vehicle automation offer the seat design of vehicles?
Automotive Product Management
Global Director Marketing Automotive
Stahl Holdings bv
Vice President Strategic Automotive Initiatives
Siemens PLM Software
Research Engineer Automotive Interior
Global Market Manager Automotive Interior
Technical Lead Engineer Ergonomics
General Motors Europe / Opel, Germany
Leggett & Platt Group North America, US
Chief Technology Officer
Faurecia Automotive Seating, France
Ergonomics P.C.C. – Seat Controls, Seat-belts Controls&Comfort System Lea
FCA - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Italy
Design Director(Aircraft Seating)
JPA Design, UK
SeatComfort S.ar.l., Germany
Project Manager in Technology Development
SITECH Sitztechnik GmbH, Germany
Manager/Principal Engineer, Seat Design
Honda R&D Americas Inc., US
Faurecia Autositze GmbH, Germany
Development Engineer Ergonomics, Group Advanced Engineering
Grammer AG, Germany
The French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks (IFSTTAR)
Director of Industrial Design & Craftsmanship and Consumer & Market Researc
Adient Ltd. & Co. KG, Germany
Advanced Development Manager
Leggett & Platt Automotive Europe Headquarters GmbH, Germany
Director Business Development Europe,
Gentherm GmbH, Germany
What Distinguishes This Event?
Find out about smart textiles products that enhance automotive seat comfort to differentiate from competitors
Learn about light weight performance in seat structures and frames without compromising structural and safety performance
Get insights on new technologies and methods to enhance comfort to fulfill customer expectations
Discover how to overcome the conflict between cost reduction and the use of new materials by assessing pros and cons of different materials
What past participants said about the event
"The IQPC Innovative Seating conference provided valuable networking connections as well as conversations and presentations that facilitated forward thinking and new ideas to investigate."
"Highly prepared speakers with excellent communication skills, good presentation content - useful, understandable level of information without overwhelming technical content."
"Innovate, innovate & innovate!!!"