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?

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What Distinguishes This Event?

Interactive Sessions

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

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