18 - 21 February, 2019
Intercontinental Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany

Conference Day 2

IDENTIFYING (DIS)COMFORT FACTORS TO ENHANCE UNIQUE PASSENGER EXPERIENCE

9:20 am - 9:50 am Registration and welcome coffee



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Dr. Klaus Philipp

Manager Prototype & Technology Center, Manager of Advanced Development
Toyota Boshoku

10:00 am - 10:30 am Seat comfort improvements through big data analytics

Megan Romelfanger - product engineer, Ford USA
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Megan Romelfanger

product engineer
Ford USA

10:30 am - 11:00 am The seat effect on the neuromuscular fatigue during long duration driving

Laurent Bauvineau - Project Manager, PSA Groupe
Dr. Mathieu Lecocq - Research Enginner, PSA Groupe
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Laurent Bauvineau

Project Manager
PSA Groupe

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Dr. Mathieu Lecocq

Research Enginner
PSA Groupe

10:30 am - 11:00 am Refreshment break & networking

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Usability research in commercial vehicle applications

Florian Schneider - Development Engineer Ergonomics, Grammer
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Florian Schneider

Development Engineer Ergonomics
Grammer

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Passenger comfort through activities and postures

Jessica Rausch - Vehicle Interior Technologies, Ford Research & Advanced Engineering Europe

Jessica Rausch

Vehicle Interior Technologies
Ford Research & Advanced Engineering Europe

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Seating positions, now and in the future

Peter Setterberg - Technical Specialist, Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden
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Peter Setterberg

Technical Specialist
Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Networking lunch

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm The sweetness of discomfort: Don’t forget time and having control in creating comfortable seats

Prof. Dr. Peter Vink - Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, TU Delft, The Netherlands
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Prof. Dr. Peter Vink

Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering
TU Delft, The Netherlands

IDENTIFY DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES USING INNOVATIVE TEXTILES & MATERIALS

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm The underestimated dis-/comfort influence of the seat-cover in automotive seats

Maximilian Wegner - Seat and Occupant Restraint System, BMW Group
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Maximilian Wegner

Seat and Occupant Restraint System
BMW Group

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Open Mic

Address your current challenges or questions to the audience and discuss collectively possible approaches and solutions.
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Dr. Klaus Philipp

Manager Prototype & Technology Center, Manager of Advanced Development
Toyota Boshoku