Online registration for the 2016 meeting is now closed. 

On site registration will be available or you may register by calling the 
Tire Society Business Office at (785) 865-9210.

Member: $475
Retiree: $100
Student: $75
Non-Member: $625

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

Special Guest Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Richard Kellam
Senior Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

Plenary Lecture Speaker

Fredrik Gustafsson
Linköping University, Sweden
Title: Sensor Fusion Techniques for Monitoring Tire and Road Surface Condition

Conference Schedule

The conference schedule is now available. Please note that some of the items may be subject to change.

Hotel Reservations

2016 conference attendees can get reduced rates of $149.00 at the Akron-Fairlawn Hilton by either calling them directly at +1-330-867-5000 or visiting their website and using the password tiresoc16.

Call For Papers (NOW CLOSED)

The Conference Call for Papers is available for Download and Printing. Visit here to download. The deadline for Abstract Submission is April 15, 2016. To review the complete Information for Authors, click here. The manuscript deadline is Saturday, August 1, 2016.

Student Paper Award

A cash prize will be awarded to the best paper submitted by a full-time university student. The 2016 Student Paper Award is being sponsored by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Click here to download information regarding the Call for Student Papers.

2016 Conference

35th Annual Meeting and Conference on Tire Science and Technology 

September 13-14, 2016 (Tuesday - Wednesday)
Akron-Fairlawn Hilton
Akron, Ohio, USA

The Tire Society is hosting its 35th annual business meeting and conference on Tire Science and Technology during September 13 - 14, 2016 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.

Conference Committee

Chairperson: Kanwar Bharat Singh, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Co-Chairperson: Joshua Herron, Kenda Tires


Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Best Student Paper Award Sponsored By

General Sponsor

Smithers Rapra is providing printing of the conference program/abstract booklets

For sponsorship opportunities or any questions regarding the 2016 conference, please feel free to contact us at



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Key Dates

Abstracts: Due April 15, 2016 (Deadline Extended)

Acceptance/Rejection Notice Sent on May 10 2016

Final Presentation:  Due September 1, 2016 

Sponsorship Opportunities

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