Tire Industry Association Announces Agenda for OTR Conference

Dec. 6, 2023

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has announced keynote speakers and nine educational sessions for its next OTR Tire Conference, which will take place in Las Vegas, Nev. from Feb. 21-24. 

"We look forward to uniting the global off-the-road tire community for the 69th annual OTR Tire Conference in Las Vegas,” says Dick Gust, TIA CEO.  

“With strong pre-show registrations, sold-out sponsorships and a lineup of compelling educational sessions, this year’s conference is set to be outstanding.” 

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, the general education sessions will focus on maximizing growth through training with guest speakers, including Roy Littlefield IV, vice president of government affairs for TIA; Al Atkinson, North America product manager for TPC Division of Pewag Chain Inc.; Matt White, director of off-the-road tire service for TIA; Russ Devens, director of safety and risk management at McCarthy Tire Service Co. Inc.; and more.  

General education sessions will continue on Thursday, Feb. 22, with an emphasis on maximizing growth through industry insight, with guest speakers Ciaran Little, vice president of Americas & Asia Pacific information division, Smithers; David Stevens, managing director of the Tire Retread & Information Bureau; and others.   

To conclude the general education sessions on Friday, Feb. 23, speakers will focus on maximizing growth through professional development. Speakers will include Carlos Sepulveda, off-the-road training for Bridgestone Americas Inc.; Marilyn Sherman, founder of UpFront Presentations; and others.

The room block for the conference closes on Jan. 12 and is 85% full, according to TIA officials. For more information click here.