HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.—Jeff Barna, president of Yokohama Tire Corp., will be the keynote speaker at the Clemson University Global Tire Industry Conference, scheduled for April 18-20 at the Sonesta Resort in Hilton Head.
"An Outsider Looking In: A Contrarian's View of an Imperfect Tire Industry," will be the topic of Barna's speech at the keynote luncheon Thursday, April 19.
Also speaking the afternoon of April 19 will be David Zielasko, vice president of Crain Communications Inc., editorial director and publisher of Tire Business, and publisher of Rubber & Plastics News and European Rubber Journal. Zielasko's topic will be, "The Tire Industry: What's Next?"
Tracey Norberg, senior vice president and general counsel for the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association, will speak April 19 instead of April 18 as originally scheduled.