15th International Conference Innovative Seating

17 - 20 February, 2020 | Cologne,Germany

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The preliminary Conference Agenda for 2020

The preliminary Conference Agenda for 2020

Key topics at a glance: 

  • Learning from practical insights in order to improve seat safety
  • Adapting to demands of lightweight, perceived quality and comfort for all
  • Cost reduction through new lightweight seating design
  • Analyzing passenger experience in detail to improve seat design
  • Health monitoring disruption
  • Sustainability in seating and where it is heading
Industry Report on the Latest Trends for Seating

Industry Report on the Latest Trends for Seating

Automotive IQ reveals in this report which innovations are needed for the seating market to meet customer expectations following the adaption of autonomous vehicles. Read the report.

Interview on cross industry trends influencing customer’s seating experience

Interview on cross industry trends influencing customer’s seating experience

Andreas Maashof from Audient; John Tight from JPA and Peter Wink from the TU Delft reveal cross industry examples which will change the future of automotive seating design. Download the full interview.

Presentation on how disruptive game changers will affect the automotive seating industry

Presentation on how disruptive game changers will affect the automotive seating industry

Andreas Maashoff, Director Industrial Design and Craftsmanship at Adient discusses how transportation will become a bigger business than traditional automotive today, and how this will affect automotive interiors and seating systems. Download the presentation.

Article on 2018’s TOP stories on automotive seating developments

Article on 2018’s TOP stories on automotive seating developments

From innovative designs to new connectivity functionalities, the automotive seating industry is witnessing how Mobility as a Service and Automated Vehicles are shaping the future. Automotive IQ compiled 2018’s . Read the full article.

Research paper on how to develop a predictive technology for seat emotion

Research paper on how to develop a predictive technology for seat emotion

The research study of Dr. Baekhe Lee, Minhyuk Kwak, Yeongsik Kim and Sungcheul Ahn outlines how to develop a technology which creates seat hugging feels using sitting body pressure on virtual environment. Download the paper.