May 9, 2019  |  Suburban Collection  |  Novi, Michigan

Join us for these key features and more at the 2019 WardsAuto Interiors Conference!

  • Designer Keynotes – hear from design execs from leading automakers
  • Panel Discussions – featuring key OEM and supplier designers
  • Wards 10 Best Interiors Awards Ceremony – meet top designers from the winning OEMs
  • Winning Vehicles on Display – experience their award-winning interior
  • Peer Networking – meet up with colleagues and make new connections
  • Student Design Competition – with the College for Creative Studies
  • Exhibits – from key interior suppliers

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2019 Keynote Speaker Announced!

Doyle Letson, Chief Designer, Ford Global Interiors will deliver one of the keynote addresses at the WardsAuto Interiors Conference on May 9, 2019 at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI.

Doyle Letson is responsible for multiple global interior programs including battery electric vehicles, crossovers and Performance products. He has 25 years’ experience designing exterior and interior Ford and Lincoln global products and has spent the last 10 years specializing in interior design. Notable accomplishments include the 2020 Ford Explorer interior and the 2015 50th Anniversary Mustang interior.


See the Wards 10 Best Interiors of 2019!

See the Wards 10 Best Interiors Awards ceremony and congratulate the winning OEM design team winners as they take to the stage and accept their honors.  Plus, we plan to have all ten winning vehicles on display at the event for you to check out for yourself.

Join Us to Explore These Topics & More!

  • Rethinking Materials for Autonomous Interiors
  • Lightweighting Interiors
  • New Concepts & Tech for Enhancing Interiors
  • Manufacturing World-Class Interiors
  • The Future of Vehicle Interior Displays
  • Cocooning Technology for Ultimate User Experience
  • Designing Specifically for Level 4 and Above Autonomy
  • How ADAS Features and Electrification are Changing Interiors
  • Connectivity
  • Crash Safety for Autonomous Cars
  • How Vehicle Sharing and Commercial Ride-Hailing Fleets will Change Interiors
  • New Trends in Color, Trim and Materials


The same great event is happening, only at a new venue!

The 2019 WardsAuto Interiors Conference will now be held at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI on May 9.

We hope you’re as excited for the change as we are!

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