FREE TO ATTEND – CONTENT LEAD AUTOMOTIVE INTERIOR INNOVATION WEBINARS

All of our webinars are free to attend, presented live and are interactive. All you need to do is register for the relevant sessions individually, with your corporate email address. Sorry, no personal email addresses will be approved.  If you can not make a session at the scheduled time, register anyway and we’ll send you a link to access on-demand!

MONDAY 05 OCTOBER 2020

11:00AM CET | REGISTER | 11:00AM ET(USA) | REGISTER

Smart Surface Technologies

CALL FOR SPEAKERS

  • How to increase functionality to premium vehicle interiors
  • Creating seamless symbol integration into materials surface
  • Exploring future potentials to enrich user experience and opening up new possibilities for the design of user interfaces
  • Touchscreen haptics giving non-visual feedback
  • allows designers to create that living room feeling car-makers are striving for as autonomy creeps ever closer
  • Can hardcoated films provide displays with the necessary properties to function in an evolving automotive sector?

MONDAY 05 OCTOBER 2020

15:00PM CET | REGISTER | 15:00PM ET(USA) | REGISTER

CALL FOR SPEAKERS

  • Exploring opportunities to bring new use cases and advanced applications into the vehicle
  • How to deliver high-fidelity haptics with the ability to create distinctive texture, true-to-feel pushes, and realistic clicks for every surface, button, slider, and dial in the car
  • Ensuring versatility needed to accurate measure and replicate how something feels in real life
  • Streamlining interior car design, bringing programmable touch surfaces into the car – without reducing users’ ability to interact with the car’s interface and their sense of touch.

TUESDAY 06 OCTOBER 2020

11:00AM CET | REGISTER | 11:00AM ET(USA) | REGISTER

Smart Surfaces: The Future of Self-Cleaning Coatings

CALL FOR SPEAKERS

  • There is an increasing demand for functional premium surfaces in the automotive industry: Interior features are on their way to becoming the main differentiating element influencing buying decisions – and, within the interior, a demand for premium, hygienic and sound-absorbing surfaces is on the rise
  • The future of shared mobility, and especially front of mind now due to the current global crisis,  we are surrounded by the challenge of cleanliness, pushing new research on self-cleaning coatings that prevent the generation of static electricity, and clean surfaces that present perfect transparency and hygienic optical appearance insensitive to fingerprints, specifically with the increasing incorporation of touchpanel displays.
  • This session will explore coatings that exhibit ‘omniphobic functionality’

TUESDAY 06 OCTOBER 2020

15:00PM CET | REGISTER | 15:00PM ET(USA) | REGISTER

Virtual Prototypes To Overcome All The Interior Challenges Of Autonomous Vehicles

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  • With  increasing autonomy, the passengers will have to focus less on the traffic and will have more time to spend on work, in-car entertainment or just relaxation. As a result, the focus of attention will shift from the exterior, which has dominated for many decades, toward the automotive interior
  • Flexible seating and reconfigurability challenges traditional safety systems – “Dynamic Safety Repositioning” and “Adaptive Safety” as a solution? Addressing the challenges of different, and changing seat positions and seat structures
  • How to achieve safety in all seated positions – New safety systems solutions for seat belts/restraints and airbags
  • Reviewing seat development and interior configuration concepts for autonomous vehicles
  • Safety as a top priority: When and how occupants might relinquish control of the vehicle or be permitted – or prevented from changing position
  • New challenges for seat track systems for moving seats
  • Visualisation and Simulation: Best solutions in design, manufacturing, testing and simulation

WEDNESDAY 07 OCTOBER 2020

11:00AM CET | REGISTER | 11:00AM ET(USA) | REGISTER

The Drive To Cut Weight: How To Achieve The Best Material Optimisation, Value Optimisation & Combine Modern Product Development Methods To Achieve A Lightweight Design

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  • Reviewing new materials, multi-material mix, and manufacturing processes for advanced next-generation lightweight seat structures
  • Increasing usage of lightweight and Composite Materials such as AluminumMagnesiumHigh Strength Steel (HSS) and Carbon Fibre to reduce the overall weight of seating system
  • Opportunities for metal replacement with multi-material systems
  • Reducing the number mechanisms – whilst increasing functionality
  • Examples of how OEMs have recently taken advantage of material innovation
  • How further multi-material design can unlock the limitations of conventional design

WEDNESDAY 07 OCTOBER 2020

15:00PM CET | REGISTER | 15:00PM ET(USA) | REGISTER

Touch The Future: Identifying Material Opportunities To Reduce Weight And NVH Across Carpets, Foams & Textiles

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  • How to deliver the most durable and luxurious performance fabrics
  • High-performance innovations in polyurethane materials for seating, instrument panels, door panels, and other interior surfaces
  • Designing to exceed industry standards: Anti-squeak properties, better weight reduction, climate control, abrasion resistance and strength property standards, OEM VOC compliance, resistance to UV light and sustainability

THURSDAY 08 OCTOBER 2020

11:00AM CET | REGISTER | 11:00PM ET(USA) | REGISTER

Is There A True Alternative To Genuine Premium Leather?

  • Matching cost effectively matching segment and model with high-quality appearance, exclusive feel with performance and durability
  • How to further augment with functional innovative enhancements

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THURSDAY 08 OCTOBER 2020

15:00PM CET | REGISTER | 15:00PM ET(USA) | REGISTER

Super-Enablers Of The Digital Cockpit

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  • Integrating 5G mobile technology and connectivity: High-definition entertainment, Cloud-informed technology such as gaze recognition, voice recognition and gesture control and speeding up the process of eliminating traditional buttons to create the desired living room feeling.
  • The potential to make passenger interaction with various systems far more intuitive and safe
  • Human-centric technologies such as gesture control, gaze control and voice control
  • Smart surface embedded displays becoming an integral part of modern-day cars

FRIDAY 09 OCTOBER 2020

11:00AM CET | REGISTER | 11:00AM ET(USA) | REGISTER

How Can Lighting Help Passengers In A Semi-And-Fully Autonomous Future

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  • Exploring the merger of advanced lighting technology, and design capabilities to create an almost human bond with the car: Lighting that can be hidden within the knitted seat material
  • Intelligent automotive lighting to enhance driver assistance systems – enhanced active safety
  • New strategies for rear lighting signature implementation
  • Different OLED technologies, design possibilities and LED OLED combinations
  • Learn how lighting will become even more important as cars become autonomous: Providing a clear understanding of what their vehicle is encountering on the road at any given moment
  • Identifying the role of peripheral-vision stimuli to alert passengers when their attention has shifted, to warn them of a hard turn or sudden stop
  • Using lighting to create functional and welcoming spaces for passengers, and the design of lighting to affects human moods, concentration and performance

FRIDAY 09 OCTOBER 2020

15:00PM CET | REGISTER | 15:00PM ET(USA) | REGISTER

The Future of Interior Projection: Smart Glass

CALL FOR SPEAKERS

  • How to enable consumers to interact with their vehicles, the way they currently interact with their smartphones
  • Smart glass: SPD (suspended particle device) glass to the likes of Mercedes and McLaren for blacking out sunroofs at the touch of a button
  • further advances both to SPD and its Liquid Crystal active light-control glass. The latter allows messages, or moving images such as ads or films to be projected on to it, and the company also demonstrated a laser patterned version that could instantly return to clear glass.
  • Rear passengers could look up and see 3D displays of the route or augmented star maps projected onto the glass roof [see lead image at the top of this feature], bringing the experience of driving to those who otherwise might be lost in their smartphone or gaming device
  • How to bringing the complete smartphone experience to automotive interiors to complete the digital lifestyle car-buyers crave, and the heightened experience they need
  • Cleaning properties of displays are more crucial than ever, addressing hygiene as a now critical factor

MONDAY 12 OCTOBER 2020

11:00AM CET | REGISTER | 11:00AM ET(USA) | REGISTER

 Improve The In-Car Experience For EV Drivers: Audio And Acoustics In-Car

CALL FOR SPEAKERS

  • Identifying the real pain points and challenges when working to develop dedicated in-car systems for EV’s
  • What would a good audio system need to be, to make a successful EV platform?
  • Exploring the future audio experience and functionalities of EVs: Looking at products that unlock a whole new set of features and interactions for the end user
  • Customizing and personalizing your audio system
  • Understanding the regulations and requirements of pedestrian warning speakers: Can their uses be further explored?
  • How do you reduce complexity – in increasingly complex audio-systems; and beyond simply reducing complexity and simplifying the layout, what other steps can be taken to improve overall efficiency in terms of the whole vehicle?

 

 

MONDAY 12 OCTOBER 2020

15:00PM CET | REGISTER | 15:00PM ET(USA) | REGISTER

Innovative Materials For Interiors Of The Future: Polymer Manufacturing And Its Interior Concepts For Future Mobility

CALL FOR SPEAKERS

  • Polymer manufacturing and its interior concepts for future mobility
  • In-mold decoration (IMD)
  • Film insert molding (FIM)
  • How to create the display’s futuristic design, while producing the required durability
  • Integrating human-machine interface (HMI) technologies to support passenger communication with the car’s personal assistant as well as the outside world

TUESDAY 13 OCTOBER 2020

11:00AM CET | REGISTER | 11:00AM ET(USA) | REGISTER

How Will Voice Recognition Through Machine Learning And Rise Of In-Car Personal Assistance Enhance User Experience

CALL FOR SPEAKERS

  • Voice is the biggest platform shift in automotive since the smart phone: Identifying the future potentials for voice interaction

TUESDAY 13 OCTOBER 2020

15:00PM CET | REGISTER | 15:00PM ET(USA) | REGISTER

Lightening Up Through Topology Optimisation

CALL FOR SPEAKERS

  • Tools for structural design and optimisation to help with topology optimisation
  • Innovative design, materials, engineering, and manufacturing approaches
  • How topology optimisation works with additive manufacturing how topology optimisation works with additive manufacturing

If you are interesting in hosting or sponsoring a webinar or virtual workshop as part of this years Global Automotive Interiors Innovation Webinar Series please contact us on

info@we-automotive.com or by phone on USA +1 (313) 799 2911 or Europe +44 (0)7932 631 029

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