The Production Engine Remanufacturers Association (PERA) recently announced its preliminary schedule for the upcoming Annual Conference, scheduled for Sept. 20-23 at Eagle Crest Resort in Ypsilanti, Mich.
Tuesday, September 20
11:30 a.m.: Lunch
Wine Tour – Tour will include a visit to three vineyards
12 p.m.: Golf Outing (Eastern Michigan University’s Eagle Crest Golf Club)
6:30-8 p.m. Opening Reception
Wednesday, September 21
7-8 a.m.: Breakfast
8 a.m.: Depart hotel for Melling
10-4 p.m.: Spouse Tour
9-11:45 a.m.: Tour and lunch at Melling in Jackson, Mich.
12 p.m.: Depart for MAHLE
1:30-3:15 p.m.: Tour MAHLE piston ring facility in St. Johns, Mich.
3:30 p.m.: Depart for hotel
5 p.m.: Return to hotel evening open
Thursday, September 22
8-8:45 am: Working Breakfast Internet and social networking, a glimpse at the future, presented by Arthur Talbot
8:45-9:30 a.m.: GM Duramax Engines, presented by Roy Berndt
9:45 a.m.: Depart for tours/boxed lunch
10 a.m.: Spouse Tour (Henry Ford & Greenfield Village)
10:30-12:30 p.m.: Tour Dart Machinery
12:45 p.m.: Depart for Henry Ford Museum/Box Lunch
1:30-5 p.m.: Tour of Henry Ford Museum
5:30-6:30 p.m.: Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, Model T rides
6:30 p.m.: Dinner at Eagle Tavern
Friday, September 23
7:30-8 a.m.: Breakfast
8:30 a.m.: Depart for Roush
9-11 a.m.: Roush Tour
11:15 a.m.: Depart Roush
For more information about PERA, visit www.pera.org.