The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC) has announced the schedule of the upcoming Tire & Rubber Summit 2019.
The event will take place in Toronto, Ont., on June 11 and 12. Exploring the industry’s advances in technology, innovation, regulation and economics is on the agenda this year. Executives from rubber companies, non-tire manufacturers, rubber compounders, suppliers, auxiliary businesses, and regulators will provide their insights, besides discussing rubber industry issues from the Canadian perspective.
The 2019 Summit will specially focus on the speed of technological advancements in the tire and automotive industries and their subsequent effect on product development, manufacturing processes, and other business aspects.
“This is a unique event in the tire and rubber industry,” says Glenn Maidment, President, TRAC. “When it comes to technology, industries across the globe are living through some very exciting times. Our 2019 Summit will discuss the technologies that are changing how rubber manufacturers do business today and tomorrow: autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, machine learning and others.”
Industry professionals and expert panelists will congregate at the event to discuss the technological changes taking place throughout the industry.