Third Intelligent Tire Technology Conference will address TPMS issues, starting with a special roundtable

March 21, 2008

The third Intelligent Tire Technology Conference, which focuses on tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) technologies and processes, will be held at the Marriott Dearborn Inn in Dearborn, Mich., April 28-30, 2008.

The conference, "Exploring Future TPMS Technologies & TPMS Implementation for Smarter and Safer Tire Performance," will begin on Monday, April 28, with a roundtable workshop discussing "TPMS Implementation in the Aftermarket."

Designed to increase audience participation and knowledge sharing, the workshop will be moderated by Kevin Rohlwing, senior vice president of training for the Tire Industry Association; Bob Ulrich, editor of Modern Tire Dealer; and Gary Ruede, technical applications supervisor for Discount Tire Co.

Representatives from the following companies also will be speaking during the three-day conference:

* General Motors Corp.

* Ford Motor Co.

* Mitsubishi Motors R&D of America Inc.

* Chrysler LLC

* Audi AG

* Tire Industry Association (TIA)

* Schrader Electronics

* Nira Dynamics AB

* Freescale Semiconductor

* Shanghai Baolong Automotive Corp.

* Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

* Robert Bosch GmbH

* Continental Engineering Services GmbH

* Michelin North America Inc.

* Beru AG

* Continental Corp.

Call (800) 882-8684 to register, or visit