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



Dr. Klaus Philipp, Manager Prototype & Technology Center, Manager of Advanced Development at Toyota Boshoku

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 at Ford USA

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 at PSA Groupe

Laurent Bauvineau

Project Manager
PSA Groupe

Dr. Mathieu Lecocq, Research Enginner at PSA Groupe

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 at Grammer

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

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

Peter Setterberg, Technical Specialist at Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden

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 at TU Delft, The Netherlands

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 at BMW Group

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.
Dr. Klaus Philipp, Manager Prototype & Technology Center, Manager of Advanced Development at Toyota Boshoku

Dr. Klaus Philipp

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