Eastern 2020 Conference

Schedule at a Glance

Tuesday, January 17

 

2:00 p.m. —6:00 p.m.

Registration

Prefunction Wildwood 20-26


Wednesday, January 18
 

7:30 a.m. —6:00 p.m.

Registration

Prefunction Wildwood 20-26


7:30 a.m. —8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast & Exhibits

Wildwood 10-13 & 28


8:30 a.m —8:45 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks

Wildwood 1-4 & 30


8:45 a.m. —10:00 a.m.

Creating the Perfect Pest Program for Commercial Clients 

Chris Del Rossi, ACE, Food Drug and the Bug, Portland, ME

Wildwood 1-4 & 30


10:00 a.m. —10:15 a.m.

Refreshment Break

Wildwood 10-13 & 28


10:15 a.m. —11:15 a.m.

Tackling Tough Fruit Fly Problems: A Technician's Guide

Nancy Troyano, PhD, BCE, Rentokil, Reading, PA

Wildwood 1-4 & 30


10:00 a.m. —10:15 a.m.

Creating Value By Design, Not Default

Fred Strickland, BCE, Waynes Pest Control, Birmingham, AL

Wildwood 5-7


11:30 a.m. —12:30 p.m.

Pesticide Safety - Application, Storage, and Disposal

Jamie Kopko, PhD, BCE, Penn State Extension, University Park, PA

Wildwood 1-4 & 30


11:30 a.m. —12:30 p.m.

Understanding Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

Leonard Wood, L. Wood Consulting, Tallahassee, FL

Wildwood 5-7


12:30 p.m —2:00 p.m.

Lunch

Wildwood 10-13 & 28


2:00 p.m —3:00 p.m.

Understanding Basic Construction Terminology and Why that Matters for IPM

Jody Gangloff-Kauffman, PhD, BCE, New York State IPM Program, Babylon, NY

Wildwood 1-4 & 30


2:00 p.m —3:00 p.m.

Developing Leaders in Your Business

Leonard Wood, L. Wood Consulting, Tallahassee, FL

Wildwood 5-7


3:00 p.m. —3:15 p.m.

Refreshment Break

Wildwood 10-13 & 28


3:15 p.m. —4:15 p.m.

The PMP's Role as Protector's of Public Health

Mike Bentley, PhD, BCE, National Pest Management Association, Fairfax, VA

Wildwood 1-4 & 30


3:15 p.m. —4:15 p.m.

Where the Rubber Meets the Road - Improving Your Company's Profitability

Phil Cooper, TRNZ4M

Wildwood 5-7


4:30 p.m. —5:30 p.m.

Spotted Lanternfly Update and What PMPs Need to Know

Christopher Tipping, PhD, Delaware Valley University, Doylestown, PA

Wildwood 1-4 & 30


5:30 p.m. —7:00 p.m.

Reception

Wildwood 10-13 & 28


Thursday, January 19

 

7:30 a.m. —1:00 p.m.

Registration

Prefunction Wildwood 20-26


8:30 a.m. —9:30 a.m.

The Bugs Inside of Bugs: How Bacteria Can Influence Pest Management

Laura Rosenwald, National Pest Management Association, Fairfax, VA

Wildwood 1-4 & 30


9:30 a.m. —10:30 a.m.

Termite Inspection, Control, and the Value of Ongoing Service

Jennifer Brumfield, BCE, Western Pest Control, Parsippany, NJ

Wildwood 1-4 & 30


9:30 a.m. —10:30 a.m.

Communicating a Positive Message to Anti-Pesticide Consumers

Bob Mann, National Association of Landscape Professionals, Fairfax, VA

Wildwood 5-7


10:30 a.m. —10:45 a.m.

Refreshment Break

Prefunction Wildwood 20-26


10:45 a.m. —11:45 a.m.

Implementing a Proactive Approach to Resistance Management for Public Health Pests

Nina Jenkins, PhD, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Wildwood 1-4 & 30


10:45 a.m. —11:45 a.m.

Workforce Challenges and Opportunities - What's Working and What's Not In Recruitment and Retention

Panel of PMP Experts

Wildwood 5-7


12:00 p.m. —1:00 p.m.

Advanced Trapping Techniques for Commercial and Residential Accounts

Matt Fry, PhD, BCE, New York State IPM, Cornell, NY

Wildwood 1-4 & 30