PAPMA Annual State Conference

December 3-4, 2018 

Registration 

Attendees click here to register

Vendor registration form
Vendor sponsorship memo
 

Hotel Information 

Eden Resort
222 Eden Road
Lancaster, PA 17601

For reservations, please call (717) 569-6444. Please share that you are with the PPMA to join the room block and receive the special room rate.

 

Program 

Monday, December 3

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

8:15 – 8:45        Instructions & Introductions: Crystal Ballroom
PPMA/Legislative Update: Mary Overline, President; Caleb Wright, Executive Director; Jeff King, Conference Chair
Credits: WV (1-8A, 1-8B, 1-8E, 1-9, 1-13D)

8:45 – 10:15        General Session 1          
Pest ID For The Non-Entomologist: An applied technique for technicians.
Dr. Richard Cooper (Rutgers University)
Credits: PA (3-11, 3-18, 3-23) DE (2-7A, 2-03, 2-7B, 2-5C) MD (3-7A) OH (1.5 – CORE) WV (3-8A, 3-8B, 3-8E, 3-9, 3-13D)

10:15 – 10:45      Break in Exhibit Hall

10:45 – 11:45      Breakout Session A: Carpenter Ant Behavior in the Northeast: David Nardolilli
Credits: PA (2-12, 2-18, 2-23) DE (1-7B) MD (2-7B) OH (1-10A) WV (2-8A, 2-8B, 2-8E)

(BASF)                Breakout Session B: Pride & Professionalism in Pest Management- Profits and Prosperity, Victor Hammel (JC Ehlrich/Rentokil)       
Credits: WV (2-8A, 2-8B, 2-8E, 2-9, 2-13D)                    

11:45 – 1:15       Lunch / Exhibit Hall 

1:15 – 2:15        Breakout Session C: Respirator Fit Safety
Dale Glacken- Compliance Assistance Officer Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Credits: PA (2-00) DE (1-7A, 1-7B, 1-03, 1-5C) MD (2-CORE) OH (1-CORE) WV (2-8A,2-8B, 2-8E, 2-9, 2-13D)

                          Breakout Session D: How Pest Control Owners/Operators Can Become Invincible to Lawsuits and Save Thousands in Taxes
Don Pendleton MBA- Senior Advisor- (American Society for Asset Protection)

2:15 – 3:15        General Session 2 
Insect Communication and Sociality and Sociality
Heather King, B.C.E. & Technical Training Support Specialist, Target Specialties  
Credits: PA (1-11, 1-18, 1-23) DE (1-7A, 1-7B, 1-03) MD (2-7A) OH (1-A) WV (2-8A, 2-8B, 2-8E)  

3:15 – 4:15       Break in Exhibit Hall        

4:15 – 5:15       General Session 3         
Innovative Mosquito Control Products and Techniques  
Dr. Stan Cope (AP&G Catchmaster)
Credits: PA (2-16, 2-18, 2-23) DE (1-5C) MD (2-8) OH (1-10D) WV (2-9, 2-13D)

7:00                Hospitality Suite  

Tuesday, December 4

7:00 – 8:15        Breakfast/Exhibit Hall

8:15 - 8:30         Instructions/Introductions  

8:30 – 10:00       General Session 4 
21st Century Flea Control
Dr. Jim Fredericks- Chief Entomologist for the National Pest Management Association
Credits: PA (2-16, 2-18, 2-23) DE (2-7A) MD (3-7A) OH (1-10A) WV (3-8A, 3-8E)

10:00 – 10:30       Break in Exhibit Hall

11:00 – 12:00       Break Out Session E         
Bees and Stinging Insects
Lisa DiDomenico – Bayer Crop Science
Credits: PA (1-16, 1-18, 1-23) DE (1-7A) MD (2-7A) OH (1-10D) WV (2-8A, 2-8E)

11:00 – 12:00     Break Out Session F
The Scary Truth about YOUR Liability as an owner
Andrew McGinty- LIPCA Insurance

12:00 – 1:15       Lunch / Exhibit Hall

1:15 –2:15           Break Out Session G 
Spotted Lanternfly and its impact on Pennsylvania
Dr. Chris Tipping, Association Professor of Biology at Delaware Valley College, member of the Governor’s Pesticide Advisory Council, member of the Governor’s Invasive Species Council
Credits: PA (2-PC, 1-05, 2-06, 1-10, 2-18, 2-23) DE (1-7A, 1-03) MD (2-7A, 2-3A) OH (.5-4A, .5-6A) WV (2-8A, 2-8E)

1:15 – 2:15       Break Out Session H
Your Personal Networking Concierge
Ashley Owens- Ashley Assists

2:15 – 2:30        Break in Exhibit Hall

2:30 – 3:30        General Session 5         
Pest Management Core Refresher
Tim Best- BCE Vice President of Training and Technical Development Anchor Pest Control- East Brunswick, NJ   
Credits: PA (1-00, 1-11, 1-18, 1-23) DE (1-03, 1-7A, 1-5C, 1-7B), MD (2-CORE) OH (1-CORE) WV (2-8A, 2-8B, 2-8E, 2-9, 2-13D)              

PPMA Blitz Course: MD (8-7B)

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