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Very High Cycle Fatigue Conference

AUGUST 19-22, 2007 • VERY HIGH CYCLE FATIGUE CONFERENCE • ANN ARBOR, MI, USA

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Support for VHCF provided in part by: Air Force Office of Scientific Research Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)


VHCF-4 Networking and Social Events

RECEPTION

Welcoming Reception
Date and Time: Sunday, August 19 • 6 p.m.
Location: Rackham Graduate School Building

CONFERENCE DINNER

Conference Dinner
Date and Time: Tuesday, August 21 • 7 p.m.
Location: Henry Ford Museum

About the Henry Ford Museum
Henry Ford created the “Model T” car, which changed the world by making drivers of us all. The museum boasts itself as America’s Greatest History Attraction. Must-see artifacts include the Lincoln Chair, Kennedy Presidential Limousine, Rosa Parks Bus, Allegheny Locomotive, Marshmallow Sofa, and Dymaxion House. The museum’s entrance houses a clock tower, more than 75 years old but still accurate to within one second a month.

Dinner Schedule
6:15 p.m.
Buses Depart University
7 p.m.
Reception
7:30 to 8:45 p.m.
Buffet Dinner
Immediately Following Strolling Dessert Served
Attendees may tour museum at their leisure.
10 p.m.
Buses Depart for Hotels

Tickets are $90 for guests and may be purchased on the registration form or on-site.

NETWORKING BREAKS

Networking Breaks
Dates: Monday, August 20-Wednesday, August 22
Times: 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. and 3:45 to 4:15 p.m.

These breaks provide opportunities for networking with colleagues from around the globe, as well as viewing and discussing the technical posters.

FORD ROUGE FACTORY TOUR

Ford Rouge Factory Tour*
Date and Time: Thursday, August 23 • 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $35 per person

Includes

  • Driving tour of historic auto-related landmarks and behind-the-scenes of the Rouge complex;
  • Look at the history of the Rouge through historic video footage;
  • Virtual reality theatre experience;
  • Walking tour of the factory’s "living roof";
  • Walking tour above the actual final assembly area where Ford F-150s are made.

Register for the tour via the registration form. For more details regarding this tour, visit http://www.thehenryford.org/rouge/tour.asp.

Tour Schedule
8:15 a.m.
Tour Bus Departs Rackham Building
12:30 p.m.
Tour Bus Returns to Rackham Building

*TMS reserves the right to cancel the tour by July 19, 2007, due to lack of participation. If TMS cancels the tour, tour registration fees will be refunded.

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