15th International Conference Innovative Seating

17 - 20 February, 2020 | Cologne,Germany

Conference Day 2

HEALTH MONITORING AND THE SEAT EFFECT ON POSTURE

8:00 am - 9:30 am Registration and welcome coffee


9:30 am - 9:40 am Chairperson's opening


More studies show that static sitting in a restricted area can cause many adverse health effects. Using a smart phone this can even be worse. In this presentation examples of interiors and seats that stimulate a variation in posture while seated are shown as well as measuring the effects of the innovations on comfort.
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Prof. Dr. Peter Vink

Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering
TU Delft, The Netherlands

MATERIALS PART II: GLOBAL DESIGN AND A FUTURE OUTLOOK

10:45 am - 11:15 am NIO – A CMF Design Vision for the future

Franziska Ritz - Manager CMF Design, NIO
Color, materials and finish – often overlooked but highly important!
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Franziska Ritz

Manager CMF Design
NIO

11:15 am - 11:45 am Coffee break and networking

What will the impact of autonomous driving look like? Where are opportunities and possibilities and were lie the challenges? Join our panelists in exploring this topic.
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Prof. Dr. Peter Vink

Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering
TU Delft, The Netherlands

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Didier Bouvet

Seat Development Leader
Volvo Group

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Networking lunch

IMPACT OF AUTONOMOUS DRIVING, SEATING INNOVATIONS AND SMART MATERIALS

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Marko Boving

Senior Manager Strategic Product Planning l Marketing
GRAMMER

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Function integration by means of textile electronics using the vehicle seat as an example

Kay Ullrich - Assistant Head of Research and Development, TITV Greiz
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Kay Ullrich

Assistant Head of Research and Development
TITV Greiz

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Seating Innovation – Insights from an OEM

Jürgen Maier - Leader Advanced Development Seats, Opel-Vauxhall

Jürgen Maier

Leader Advanced Development Seats
Opel-Vauxhall