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​Along with listening to insightful speeches that will cast light on the future of engineering, UM17 attendees will have the chance to look back into the automotive history. 

After the packed morning agenda on October 24th, the afternoon schedule includes a guided tour to the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant museum. Built in 1904, it was the second center of automobile production for Ford Motor Company. The company assembled several car models at this factory, including the Ford Model T, which was first produced there starting in 1908.

A can't-miss event for all motor enthusiasts!


Finally, the day will conclude with an evening reception, which will provide a great networking opportunity with industry leaders, ESTECO experts and partners. 

How to get there


​Ford Piquette Avenue Plant 

461 Piquette St, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
[Google map]


​Wayne State University

​Manufacturing Engineering building
4815 Fourth St., Detroit MI 48202, USA​
[Google Map] [Campus Map]

The recommended parking site is Parking 51. By showing your UM17 Badge you will be given access to the parking for free​.

The Inn On Ferry Street Hotel offers special tariffs or the dates of October 23rd, 24th and 25th​ for the ESTECO North American Users Meeting participants, with limited rooms available and cut off date on Oct. 9th. Please call the front desk (313-871-6000) or email to make your own reservations. 


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