Interior Motives China conference 2014

Interior Motives China conference 2014

18- 19 April 2014
Renaissance Hotel, Beijing

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Mobilising the new urban landscape

All over the world, cities are in a state of flux: new jobs, new technologies, new demands on the outdated infrastructures that underpin them… Mass migration from the country to the city is bringing both challenge and opportunity for designers – and nowhere more than in Mainland China. As designers in all industries strive to innovate and integrate, how do we provide people with new ways of living, moving and working together?

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Great networking opportunities Over 300 multinational delegates were
in attendance
Perfect time for designers to network  

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Interactive Inspiration Zones

► Main - ­ keynote speakers from the international design community

► Interactive zone - ­ experience the latest design trends, materials and technology in a creative environment

Workshops ­ - interactive tutorials from influential
automotive suppliers

Exhibition zone ­ - network with key sponsors



Chris Bangle chaired the interactive session to conclude the conference Cathy Huang, President
CBi China Bridge
Gustavo Guerra, Chief Designer
Volvo Group Design Center, Shanghai
Alan Nichol, Design Director, GM/PATAC  

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One all-in delegate fee includes:

  • access to all plenary sessions
  • choice of break-out sessions giving detailed scrutiny to specific aspects
  • invitation to the ceremony announcing the winners of the 2014 Car Design Awards China, including buffet dinner and refreshments, held on the middle evening of the conference
  • lunches and teas on each day
  • soft copies of the presentations to download after the conference

    ... and an unrivalled opportunity to network, to be stimulated and to learn


 Xiao Ning – Co-design director/platform director GAC Mark West, CCS' Chair of Transportation Design Wulin Gaowa from GM and Cary Bean, president of Eagle Ottawa

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Read last year's conference report
day 1 and day 2

The attendees listens to the fascinating presentations Ikuo Horii from Toyota Lou Tik from JAC



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