09 – 10 NOVEMBER 2021



After a successfully hosted Railway Interior Innovation Summit in 2020 in partnership with Verband der Bahnindustrie, RedCabin is proud to announce that our 2nd  Railway Interior Innovation Summit taking place in Berlin, Germany, from 09th – 10th of November 2021.

According to European Commission, 2021, is seen as the year of European Rail. Andreas Scheuer, German Federal Minister for Transport and Digital Infrastructure, President of the Council mentioned that in 2021, ‘Rail is the answer to many critical issues in mobility, such as climate neutrality, energy efficiency, crisis resilience and safety. The Year of Rail aims to give a boost to the sector and to encourage more tourists, businesspeople and manufacturers to choose the train.’

The summit is designed to encourage manufacturers, operators, suppliers, and design houses to collaborate and utilizing the ‘year of rail‘ moment to improve passenger experience, current and future railway interior designs. 

Subtopics such as railway interior trends and projects in Asia, USA, certifications, new materials, cross industry topics and more will also be discussed.

We will also be announcing our special advisory boards. Please contact andreas.wibowo@redcabin.de for more information on delegates and sponsorships.

RedCabin is looking forward to welcoming you and to witness collaboration in our Railway Interior Innovation Summit 2021.


Located in the old and new urban center of Berlin, Auditorium Friedrichstraße is the ideal location for meetings, conferences, or events. An extraordinary venue in the heart of the capital. A location where history meets the modern times.

Auditorium Friedrichstraße
Friedrichstraße 180, 10117 Berlin
Have an impression what RedCabin´s summit look like:


Founded in 1956 SENOPLAST Klepsch & Co. GmbH has produced for more than 60 years extruded plastic sheets and films for thermoforming.
From its Austrian headquarters in Piesendorf SENOPLAST provides customers around the world and from all kinds of industries with senosan® products. In 2000 an additional production location opened in Querétaro, Mexico. The 3rd global production unit started production in May 2020 in Suzhou, China.
SENOPLAST has enjoyed global success with innovative and high quality plastic sheets and films made of ABS, ABS/PC, PC, ASA, PMMA and PS as raw materials including FR-materials for Rail-Interior Applications (R1 HL2 from 2 to 5mm).
For more information please check out senoplast.com.

Seisenbacher is a leading international manufacturing and innovation partner for smart interior design for transport systems.
Our focus is on the development of products and services for rolling stock and includes the areas of comfort, design and safety for the passenger.
In addition, with our locations in Austria, the USA and Great Britain, we offer our customers fast and professional provision of their products of the highest quality.
Check out seisenbacher.com for more information.

Based in Sweden, Industrilas specializes in the production and sale of commercial products and system solutions for latches, hinges and sealing technology for industrial applications. In the railway interior and exterior, we offer extensive product range which include:
Vibration-resistant quarter-turn latches
Quarter-turn compression latches
Compression latches
Flush-mount latches
Sealing profiles
Special solutions
Our products comply with European safety standard and certification such as DIN EN 61373 and EN 45545-2. Our experienced team is ready to provide specific customer solutions, design, and project development in railway interior and exterior market. Log on to our website to contact and to find out more on our solutions.


The Railway Gazette Group is the leading provider of news, analysis and intelligence for the international railway industry. Our online, digital and print content is read in more than 140 countries, by operators, regulators and the supply industry.

Please visit railwaygazette.com for more information.

Railway-News brings you the latest rail news and leading railway suppliers from around the world. Our website is updated daily with news stories and developments in the industry. In addition, we have a weekly newsletter so you can get all the vital updates straight into your inbox. We also publish a quarterly magazine that is filled with articles from our own writers and key figures in the industry to provide you with a broad spectrum of views.
The idea behind Railway-News is simple. We are passionate about rail as a mode of transport and are dedicated to promoting businesses who work in the sector, greatly increasing their exposure.

Please visit railway-news.com for more information.


  • What does the year of European Rail means for railway interior? How the industry can collaborate to design.
  • How to elevate passenger experience and discovering materials that can help reducing emission?
  • Smart interior solutions – how this helps increase passenger experience as well as revenue for operators?
  • Railway interior trend – how can suppliers, design houses in Europe collaborate for future projects?

  • Certification standards on EN 45545-2 as well as standards in the US & Asia
  • Collaboration between east meet west and how suppliers particularly from Europe are able to be involved in some of Asia’s railway project
  • Hyperloop – what is the status of Hyperloop in 2021?
  • Discuss about lightweight materials, textiles (fabrics and leather) as well as other materials such as thermoplastics, adhesive and more



Matthias Joos

Global Product Management Electric Power Steering Rack, Vice President

Robert Bosch Automotive Steering GmbH

Conference Chairman

Garry Smith

Global Steering Technical Leader

Ford Motor Company

Advisory Board Member

Ade Badiru

Steering Technical Expert

General Motors

Advisory Board Member

Kristof Polmans

Head of Innvation and Technology

thyssenkrupp Steering

Advisory Board Member and Conference Speaker

Simon Harvey

Automotive Managing Director

Nylacast Automotive

Advisory Board Member

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Reinhard Reichel

Director of the Institute of Aircraft Systems

University of Stuttgart

Conference Speaker

Markus Weber

Project Manager Steering Control Unit

Robert Bosch Automotive Steering GmbH

Conference Speaker

Armin Köhler

System Engineering / Functional Saftey – Automotive Electronics, Product Area Energy Management Powernet-Architecture

Robert Bosch Automotive Electronics

Conference Speaker

Dr. Matthijs Klomp

Solution Architect – Chassis Systems

Volvo Cars

Conference Speaker

Armin Schymczyk

Core Steering Supervisor

Ford Motor Company

Conference Speaker

Alexander Ein Waldt

Technical Expert Steering System Engineering

Ford Motor Company

Conference Speaker

Casper Christiansen

Former Thesis Worker, Steering

Volvo Cars

Conference Speaker

Viktor Alkelin

Former Thesis Worker, Steering

Volvo Cars

Conference Speaker

Wolfgang Schindler

Steering Tuning and Development & Tuning of Chassis Controller

Mercedes-Benz AG

Speaker Guest

Dr. Anton Uselmann

Project Manager & Development Engineer for Steering Systems

Mercedes AMG GmbH

Conference Speaker

Oliver Nehls

Senior Engineer Advanced Steering Systems

Ford Motor Company

Conference Speaker

Sebastian Pelludat

Senior Expert Steering System Development

Robert Bosch Automotive Steering GmbH

Conference Speaker



Interact with summit speakers and moderators to ensure all of your questions are answered during these sessions.


Ice breaker to get to know your industry peers in this fast-paced-one-to-one meetings. Brief exchanges to get valuable contacts.


Discuss the latest challenges and developments in AM with moderators and peers in these highly interactive sessions. You are welcome to share your ideas and experiences in the working groups.


Benefit from deeper insights by attending panel discussions. Share your ideas and thoughts with peers and receive feedback from dedicated industry experts in this interactive session.


RedCabin invites you to an evening reception. Take this opportunity to network and make new business contacts. Or just relax and round off your first summit day.

What our past delegates experienced