AKRON (June 30)—Tom Dattilo, president and CEO of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., will be the keynote speaker for the Sept. 20-21 Tire Society meeting in Akron.
The Tire Society's 23rd annual conference will feature 27 technical papers. Bob Bernhard, director of the Institute for Safe, Quiet and Durable Highways at Purdue University, will deliver the plenary lecture. Dave McLellan, chief engineer on the Chevrolet Corvette from 1975-1992, will be the dinner speaker.
The event is being held in conjunction with the 2004 International Tire Exhibition and Conference, organized by Crain Communications Inc., publisher of Rubber & Plastics News. For more information on the Tire Society meeting, visit www.tiresociety.org.