FAIRLAWN, Ohio — The Tire Society's 38th annual conference on Tire Science and Technology will take place Sept. 10-11 in Fairlawn with the theme "Mobility Frontiers."
The event, to be held at the Akron-Fairlawn Hilton, will lead with the keynote presentation, "Will the Tire Society Rise to Meet the Challenges Created by Future Mobility?" delivered by Robert Asper, Bridgestone Americas' director of core system engineering.
There is a total of 27 technical presentations on the program.
The conference features a panel discussion, "Tire Industry Re-alignment Necessities to Mobility Market Trends," moderated by Ric Mousseau, lead engineer at General Motors Co.
It also includes a plenary lecture "Autonomous Vehicles: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly," by Srikanth Saripalli, co-director of the Center for Autonomous Vehicles and Sensor Systems at Texas A&M University, as well as the banquet lecture "Time versus Space in Urban Mobility," by Pierre Lefevre, chief technology officer for Coast Autonomous.
Registration is $500 for Tire Society members, $200 for retirees and $175 for students. A non-member can register for $625 or $725, which includes membership dues. The dinner banquet is included in the registration fee, but a guest can join at the banquet by purchasing an additional ticket for $50.
To register, visit tiresociety.org.