October 2019 Recertification Workshop

This workshop sponsored by:

Earn 3 credits in Illinois and Indiana!

The registration fee for this one-day certification course is $35 for IPCA members and $55 for non-members
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October 23, 2019


Holiday Inn Itasca
860 W IL-19 
Itasca, IL 60143

Online registration is now closed. Please visit us onsite to register for the workshop.

Educational Program

7:15 AM - 8:15 AM 

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM | 
Preemptive Bed Bug Control
Jason Meyers, Ph.D., BASF
Bed bugs are difficult and expensive to control, and people underestimate the possibility of reintroducing bed bugs in structures. This informative presentation will highlight the obstacles every PMP faces that can impact control efforts, and how to overcome these challenges to improve your management success. Additionally, this session will discuss the latest research in bed bug management and how these discoveries are used to improve bed bug management using real field scenarios.

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Refreshment Break

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM | 
Commercial Pest Control: Roaches and Flies
Jason Meyers, Ph.D., BASF
Small fly and cockroach problems can be a nightmare for PMPS, especially when they occur in commercial accounts. Many commercial accounts are high-profile and sensitive environments that require expert handling and when it comes to these tricky pests, expertise is indeed required!  Be sure to attend this informative session that will teach you the intricacies of cockroach and fly IPM that you can apply in your most demanding accounts. 

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM 
Refreshment Break

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM | 
Rodent Pest Management: Biology, Behavior, and Control
Travis Chambers, BASF
Rodents are more than just pests. They spread disease, contaminate food, and damage infrastructure. Don't miss this important session to learn about the biology and behavior information every PMP should know to build an effective rodent management program. This session will also cover the latest tools and control strategies available to manage one of the most important and destructive groups of pests. 

11:45 AM


Thank you to our sponsor!


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