PAPMA Annual State Conference

November 13-14, 2019

Draft Program 

Wednesday, November 13

7:00 am – 8:15 am
 
Registration / Exhibits / Continental Breakfast   
 

8:15 am – 8:45 am

 

 

Instructions & Introductions: Crystal Ballroom
PPMA/Legislative Update
Mary Overline, President; Caleb Wright, Executive Director; Jeff King, Conference Chair
 

8:45 am – 10:15 am

 

General Session 1: Stored Product Pest
Jeff Weir, Technical Director, Sprauge Pest Solutions, Tacoma, WA

10:15 am – 10:45 am Break in the Exhibit Hall
 

10:45 am – 11:45 am

 

 

 

Technical Track Session A: Development and Implementation of a Fungal Biopesticide for Control and Prevention of Bed Bugs
Dr. Nina Jenkins, Penn State University

Business Track Session B: Price Increases - Drive Profit & Your Value 
Dan Gordon, PCO Bookeepers                  

11:45 am – 1:15 pm
 
Lunch / Exhibit Hall
 

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
 

 

 


 

Technical Track Session C: Dismiss the Myth of Ticks and Tick-borne Disease
Dr. Erika Machtinger, Assistant Professor of Veterinary Entomology, Penn State University

Business Track Session D: What is Value? Are You Building a Valuable Company?
Dan Gordon, PCO Bookeepers 

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm





 

Technical Track Session E: Control of Common Ants of the Northeastern United States
Dr. Gallagher, Technical Manager, Syngenta

BusinessTrack Session F: The Great Fleet Debate - Own vs. Lease & Vehicle Maintenance
Joe McMahon, McMahon Auto Group

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
 
Break in the Exhibit Hall
 
4:15 pm – 5:15 pm


 
General Session 2         
The Dreaded Small Fly Problem
Harry Bryan, Jr., Nisus Corp
 
7:00 pm Hospitality Suite 

   

Thursday, November 14

7:00 am – 8:00 am
 
Breakfast/Exhibit Hall
 
8:00 am – 8:30 am
 
Instructions/Introductions
 
8:30 am – 10:00 am
 
General Session 3
 
10:00 am – 10:30 am
 
Break in the Exhibit Hall
 
11:00 am – 12:00 pm



 

Technical Track Session G        
Rodent Behavior and Control: Using Their Behavior to Your Advantage
Barry Pitkoff, LiphaTech

Business Track Session H

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
 
Lunch / Exhibit Hall
 
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm



 

Technical Track Session I
Trapping and Exclusion Services for Rodent Control 
Ed Dolshun, Catchmaster

Business Track Session J

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm
 
Break in the Exhibit Hall
 
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm 


 
General Session 4         
Pesticide Safety
Dr. Nancy Troyano, BCE, Director of Technical Education and Training, Rentokil North America

Meetings and Schedule

August 20, 2019
Central Region 2019 Fall Conference

Mechanicsburg, PA
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August 29, 2019
Western Region 2019 Fall Conference
Cranberry, PA
Details

September 12, 2019
Eastern Region 2019 Fall Conference

Trevose, PA
Details

September 26, 2019
Northeast Region 2019 Fall Seminar

Scranton, PA
Details

October 15-18, 2019
PestWorld 2019

San Diego, CA
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November 12-14, 2019
PAPMA Annual State Conference
Lancaster, PA

December 4-6, 2019
Technology Summit 2019

Atlanta, GA
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