FAIRLAWN, Ohio—The Tire Society's 38th annual conference on Tire Science and Technology will have the theme "Mobility Frontiers."
The event, to be held at the Akron-Fairlawn Hilton Sept. 10-11, will lead with the keynote presentation, "Will the Tire Society Rise to Meet the Challenges Created by Future Mobility?," delivered by Robert Asper, Bridgestone's director of core system engineering, according a Tire Society news release.
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.
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.