September 9-10, 2015 (Wednesday - Thursday)
Akron, Ohio, USA
The Tire Society hosted its 34th annual business meeting and conference on Tire Science and Technology during September 9 - 10, 2015 at the Akron-Fairlawn Hilton in Akron, Ohio, USA. This conference was attended by engineers & scientists from the tire & vehicle industries, academia, & government from around the world.
In addition to technical sessions of submitted papers, the conference featured a keynote address given by a corporate leader in the tire industry, a plenary lecture given by a leading scientist, & an awards banquet with an after-dinner speaker.
TJ Higgins, President, Consumer Integrated Tire Division, U.S. & Canada
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO)
Bo N J Persson, Multiscale Consulting, Jülich, Germany.
Title of Talk: Rubber Friction and Tire Dynamics
Kathleen Schubert, Deputy Chief, Exploration System Project, NASA Glenn Research Center
Title of Talk: NASA's Journey to Mars