FAIRLAWN, Ohio — This year's Conference on Tire Science and Technology organized by the Tire Society, slated for Sept. 9-10 in Fairlawn, will focus on the theme of "Intelligent Transportation."
The 39th annual conference, to be held at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn hotel, will include a keynote address by Chris Helsel, senior vice president and chief technology at Goodyear.
A plenary lecture will be given by Giorgio Rizzoni, an Ohio State University professor.
This annual gathering is designed for engineers, researchers, customers, suppliers, policymakers, students and advocates, organizers said.
The conference also will feature panel discussions, technical paper presentations and networking opportunities.
The Tire Society is a membership organization devoted to tire science and research, engineering, technology and innovation, the group said.
More information about the conference is available at tiresociety.org/conference.