BOWIE, Md.—BKT USA Inc. President Doug Kershaw will deliver the keynote address at the upcoming TIA Off-the-Road Tire Conference, speaking on how the move to electric power from fossil fuels and automated technologies will impact the tire industry.
In his speech, "Electric and Automated Technologies: The Quiet Revolution," Kershaw will discuss moving into the future of ever-changing technologies and how the tire industry can incorporate environment, social and governance (ESG) concerns and sustainability into planning and operations, according to the Tire Industry Association, organizer of the OTR conference, set for Feb. 22-25 in Tucson, Ariz.
Among the questions he will address are: "Where are we going? What challenges lie ahead? And how can we properly address the demands of clean energy effectively and economically?"