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Car HMI USA fuels you with new ideas, new connections and new inspirations.

From engineers to product manager, from HMI specialists to UX geeks whatever hat you wear or wherever you stand on the spectrum of automotive HMI, the conference has something of interest for you. Join over 150 of the most influential practitioners & experts in Detroit!

150+ HMI & User experience experts in one place in 2.5 days - don't miss out!

What can you expect at the Car HMI USA 2018

  • Community: the Car HMI is the leading business platform on UX & HMI in the US. It discusses technical-, business-, & research aspects of automotive HMI & UX as well as precise roadmaps towards the development & strategic implementation of future concepts. Speakers from all over the US give insights into their concepts and present current strategies.
  • Delegates: 150+ senior level executives and leading professionals discuss the most pressing challenges and solutions, technologies, trends and best practice innovations in the field of automotive HMI.
  • Speakers & Moderators: 30+ pioneering experts and industry leaders share experiences, forecast trends and present their best practices
  • Networking: Multiple opportunities for networking invite you to meet and greet with those hard-to-meet executives in a relaxed and social setting.
  • Sessions: 30+ innovative and interactive sessions ensure that all key topics are covered
  • 30+ hours of networking with top level executives from all important automotive sectors from across the globe.
  • Format: 4  Icebreaker round tables, 8 World Cafés, more than 20 case studies, 8 Challenge Your Peers round tables.

Event at a glance


HMI and User Experience Professionals


industry-focused speakers


Delegate2Vendor Ratio

70% / 30%

Decision Makers / Senior Influencers

10 reasons to attend the Car HMI USA 2018

  1. Discover how vehicle automation changes HMI requirements & User experience design: Concepts and solutions to keep the driver in the loop and to increase user experience
  2. Discuss how to minimize driver distraction in a world of increased car capabilities & growing complexity for the driver
  3. How do existing & new (NHTSA) guidelines approach driver distraction and development of new HMIs?
  4. Explore which role calm technologies in highly automated environments plays, what emotional designs are and how this affects User Experience Design & brand perception.
  5. Disucss concepts and solutions to keep the driver in the loop and to increase user experience
  6. Gain insights into future interaction concepts to enhance user experience
  7. Learn how to design multimodal interfaces to enhance traffic safety for drivers
  8. Explore Augmented Reality, AI & machine learning and its the advantages with regards to user experience & HMI development
  9. Future HMI architecture - What is the future display and controls strategy?
  10. Gain insights & see the latest technologies & trends for displays, software, AR, AI & ADAS, interaction concepts, infotainment, connected car  & cockpit & control architectures

Attendee List

Jobtitle Company
Analyst IHS Automotive Technology
Researcher Toyota Research Institute
HMi Manager Denso
Director Marketing Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
UI engineer Caterpillar Inc
Research Engineer Draper
Manager, R&D Innovation Marquardt Switches, Inc.
Principal Designer Samsung Electronics
Research Scientist Draper
Interior Engineering KARMA Automotive, LLC
Industrial Graphics Design Manager Dura Automotive Systems, Inc.
Lead Industrial Designer Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America
Lead Voice Recognition Engineer Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America, Inc.
UI Designer Road-iQ, LCC
CTO Road-iQ, LCC
Industrial Designer Continental Automotive Systems
Business Unit Director Vehicle Cockpit & Mobility Systems IAV Automotive Engineering Inc.
Senior Human Factors Engineer Caterpillar Inc.
Interaction Designer Crown Equipment Corporation
Engineer Toyota Technical Center
Director of User Experience Qualcomm Technologies Inc.
Senior Human Factors Engineer Crown Equipment Corporation
Customer Engineer Motherson Innovations Americas Inc.
Sr. Engineer Toyota Technical Center
Group Manager Panasonic Innovation Center Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America
UX Innovation Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America
Sales Director Schlemmer USA Inc
HMI product manager Huawei
Sr Mgr Huawei R&D
Vice President Operations Schlemmer USA Inc
Senior Manager of Elevate Lab HMI R&D DENSO International America
TBA Detroit Manufacturing Systems
Director Sales & Marketing Detroit Manufacturing Systems
Account Manager SMK Electronics
Senior Designer Samsung Electronics
tech Methode Electronics, Inc.
Director of North America Sales Methode Electronics, Inc.
Cooperation Manager Shanghai Huawei technologies. Co. Ltd
Director of Engineering DTS
Senior Engineer Subaru Research & Development
Engineer Hyundai American Technical Center, Inc.
Manager, HMI, Quality and Translations Hyundai American Technical Center, Inc.
Senior Engineer, User Experience Hyundai American Technical Center, Inc.
Associate professor Chalmers University
Director of Global Business Development IAV Automotive Engineering Inc.
Director of Innovations Dura Automotive Systems, Inc.
Director of Engineering HMI and Display Technology Dura Automotive Systems, Inc.
UX Delphi Automotive
UX Delphi Labs
Senior Engineer - Advanced Engineering DENSO International America
Senior Manager, Advanced Development, HMI Yazaki North America, Inc.
Program Manager Magneti Marelli S.p.A. Electronic Systems
Product Manager Media Modules Delphi Incorporated
Senior Engineering Manager Marquardt Switches, Inc.
Packaging Team Lead - Truck FCA - North America
Senior Engineer Toyota Technical Center
Manager P3 Group
Vice President Engineering ESG Automotive Inc.
Director - Advanced Engineering &New Concepts Magneti Marelli S.p.A.
Product Manager Delphi
Senior Speech Specialist Fiat Chrysler Automotive
General Manager SMK Electronics
Engineer Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.
Manager Toyota Motor / USA
Product Planning and Strategy: UX and Technology Manager Toyota Motor / USA
Research Manager Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.

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