AKRON—Surendra Chawla, senior director of external science and technology programs for Goodyear, will be the keynote speaker for ITEC In Focus: Reinforcements for Tire Performance.
He will be speaking on tire technology developments and future challenges as they are impacted by industry mega trends.
Chawla is responsible for identifying and evaluating innovative technologies that meet Goodyear's needs. Previously, Chawla was the company's director of corporate tire research.
ITEC In Focus is being held Sept. 13-14 at the Sheraton Suites hotel inCuyahoga Falls, Ohio. This is the second time the conference, which concentrates on one aspect of tire manufacturing, has been held.
As with the full three-day ITEC, this conference—organized by Rubber & Plastics News—features experts from around the world presenting innovative work. To register or learn more about the conference visit rubbernews.com/infocus.