Registration

The 2018 TIRE Conference online registration system is now open! 

Follow this link to register for the 2018 TIRE Conference Right Now!


A printable 2018 TIRE Meeting & Conference registration form is also available here.

For more information or for assistance with the registration process, contact
the Tire Society Business Office at (785) 865-9402 or email us at tst@allenpress.com.


Registration Prices: 
  • Member: $440
  • Retiree: $165
  • Student: $140
  • Non-Member: $565 or 640*
  • The Dinner Banquet is included in the Registration Fee, but you can have a guest join you by purchasing an additional ticket for $40

NEW IN 2018....YOU CAN SAVE BY BRINGING SEVERAL PEOPLE FROM YOUR ORGANIZATION TO THE TIRE CONFERENCE! Check out our new Volune Discount:
  • Register 5 to 9 - 5% off all conference registrations for your group
  • Register 10 to 14 - 10% off all conference registrations for your group
  • Register 15 to 19 - 15% off all conference registrations for your group
  • Register 20 or more - 20% off all conference registrations for your group

*When Non-Members register for the TIRE Conference, their membership dues are calculated into the registration fee. A $565 registration enrolls you for the 2018 Conference, established you as a TIRE member for 2018 and entitles you to online access to the TIRE Society's Journal, TIRE Science & Technology. A $640 registration covers your registration, membership and entitles you to online and print Journal access.

Cancellations made after August 28th, 2018 will not be eligible for a refund.

2018 Conference

37th Annual Meeting and Conference on Tire Science and Technology 

September 11-12, 2018 (Tuesday - Wednesday)
Akron-Fairlawn Hilton
Akron, Ohio, USA




The Tire Society is hosting its 37th annual business meeting and conference on Tire Science and Technology during September 11 - 12, 2018 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.

Keynote Speaker
Dr. James Popio
Vice President North America in USA specializing in Tire Performance and Characterization
Smithers Rapra

Plenary Lecture Speaker
Mr. Gene Petersen
Tire Program Manager
Consumer Reports Auto Test Center

Banquet Dinner Speaker
Dr. Santo A. Padula, II, Ph.D.,
Materials Research Engineer, NASA Glenn Research Center

Follow this link to get a preview of the exciting speakers and topics from the 2018 Conference!

Follow this link to review the Schedule for 2018 Conference!


We Thank our 2018 Conference Sponsors!




 Sponsorship opportunities are available!

Conference Committee

  • Chairperson: Nathan Billy, Nexen Tire
  • Co-Chair: Anudeep Bhoopalam, Giti Tire R&D Center (North America) Inc.


Questions regarding the 2018 conference? 
Please feel free to contact us at conference@tiresociety.org


 Become inspired, join us at the 2018 Conference!


IMPORTANT DATES & INFORMATION


The Abstract Submission Deadline was April 30, 2018

The Paper Submission Deadline is on August 1, 2018

Our Call For Papers document provides information on the abstract and paper submission process. Follow the link below to view the Call For Papers document.

CALL FOR PAPERS


Hotel Reservations

2018 conference attendees can get reduced rates of $149.00 per night (plus tax) at the Akron-Fairlawn Hilton by either calling them directly at +1-330-867-5000 or visiting their website and using the password tiresoc18.

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.
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