Registration opens for Clemson Tire Conference
The Clemson University 27th Annual Tire Conference will be held April 6-8, 2011, at the Westin Hilton Head Resort and Spa in Hilton Head Island, S.C.
“This conference is the industry standard for the domestic and international tire industry, including suppliers and allied industries,” say conference organizers.
The program includes presentations from 24 industry leaders: Tire Industry Association, U.S. EPA SmartWay Transport Partnership, LANXESS Corp., Dynamic Tire Corp., Michelin North America Inc., Smithers Scientific Services Inc., Rubber Manufacturers Association, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Pressure Systems International Inc., Sid Richardson Carbon & Energy Co., TireStamp Inc., U.S. Department of Transportation, Bekaert Co., Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Teijin Aramid USA Inc., Retread Tire Association, Consumer Union, Proterra Inc., Multi-Seal Corp., CMAI and Clemson University.
The cost to attend is $995, or $895 each for two or more people from the same company registered at the same time. The registration fee includes tuition, workbook, program materials, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, networking luncheon and social reception. Lodging and other meals are not included.
Accommodations are at the Westin Hilton Head Island. For reservations, call (843) 681-4000 and ask for the Clemson University special room rate of $129. Space is limited, conference organizers note.
To register for the conference, call Kay James at (864) 656-2200 or go online to https://odce.clemson.edu/odcecat/products.asp?intcatalogID=11STIHHD. A conference brochure, with full details of speaker presentations and bios, will be delivered via e-mail by Jan. 5, 2011.