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Registration

Conference registration
is now open!

Click Here to register

On site registration will be available or you may register by calling the 
Tire Society Business Office at (785) 865-9402.

Registration Prices*
  • Member: $375
  • Retiree: $100
  • Student: $75
  • Non-Member: $410
  • Dinner Banquet Ticket: $40
*Prices subject to change.

Cancellations will be accepted through August 13th, 2017 minus a $35 cancellation fee. Cancellations made after August 13th, 2017 will not be eligible for a refund.

Special Guest Speakers


Key Note Speaker - Dr. Juan Botero VP Continental Tire Americas

Pleanry Speaker - Dr. Ron Kennedy Director of Centire

Banquet Speaker - John Moloney General Manager - Penske Technology Group

Conference Schedule

The conference schedule is available here. Schedule may change.

Hotel Reservations

A special rate of $149.00USD (plus applicable taxes) has been negotiated for conference attendees at the Akron-Fairlawn Hilton.

To make your reservation online,
please visit 
http://akronhilton.com/tiresociety/ 
and enter attendee or group coordinator password:
tiresoc17 when prompted.

2017 Conference

36th Annual Meeting and Conference on Tire Science and Technology 

September 12-13, 2017 (Tuesday - Wednesday)
Akron-Fairlawn Hilton
Akron, Ohio, USA



The Tire Society is hosting its 36th annual business meeting and conference on Tire Science and Technology during September 12 - 13, 2017 at the Akron-Fairlawn Hilton in Akron, Ohio, USA. This conference is attended by engineers & scientists from the tire & vehicle industries, academia & government from around the world.

Exciting speakers from all over the tire industry

Key Note Speaker

Dr. Juan Botero

"The Future of Mobility: How Customer Requirements will Shape Tire Technology"

Plenary Speaker

Dr. Ron Kennedy

"Tire finite element modeling - how we got where we are and where are we headed"

Banquet Speaker

Jon Moloney

"Racing Toward Perfection (R2P) 50+ Years of Winning at Team Penske"

Technical Sessions

  • Tire Performance
  • Tire Vehicle System
  • New Light on Tire Technology
  • Material Technology
  • Simulations
  • Experimental Technologies
Click here to download a conference schedule. Times/Presentations are subject to change.

Sponsors

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Student Paper Award Sponsor
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Sponsorship opportunities are still available!

Information on 2017 conference sponsorship
opportunities may be found
HERE.

Conference Committee

  • Chairperson: Joshua Herron, Kenda Tires
  • Co-Chairperson: Billy Nathan, Nexen Tire


Questions regarding the 2017 conference? 
Please feel free to contact us at conference@tiresociety.org


 Become inspired, join us at the 2017 Conference!


IMPORTANT DATES & INFORMATION

Call For Papers is Completed!


To review the complete Information for Authors, click here.

The manuscript deadline is Saturday, August 1, 2017.

Author/Presenter Key Dates

  • Manuscript Submission Deadline: August 1, 2017
  • Final Presentations Due: August 25, 2017


Student Paper Award

A cash prize will be awarded to the best paper submitted by a full-time university student. Information regarding the Call for Student Papers coming soon. Click here to download information regarding the Call for Student Papers.