education and events

 

HOUSTON WORKSHOP - February 27, 2017 - Houston, TX 
WEST PALM BEACH WORKSHOP - March 1, 2017 - West Palm Beach, FL

 

Online registration is now closed. Please register onsite at the registration desk.

In light of the recent concern about Zika and other mosquito-borne disease issues, NPMA is hosting two one-day workshops focused on public health pest control, with an emphasis on the structural pest management industry’s role in controlling mosquitoes that transmit disease-causing pathogens. These dual track meetings will feature a lineup of industry experts, federal and state government officials and public health professionals. Mark your calendars and save the date for these meetings.

Sponsorships are available. Click here for information.

 

HOUSTON WORKSHOP

February 27, 2017    Houston Marriott South Hobby Airport

Online registration is now closed. Please register onsite at the registration desk.

 

Hotel Information

Houston Marriott South Hobby Airport
9100 Gulf Freeway
Houston, TX 77017

To make your hotel reservations, click here or call 713-943-7979 and mention the "NPMA Public Health Meeting" by February 14 to receive the discounted group rate of $124/night. After February 14, room availability and rates are subject to change.

 

Schedule

DOWNLOAD THE HOUSTON PROGRAM (PDF)  

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Exhibit Hall/Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Welcome & Introductions

8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
General Session Keynote

9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Interdepartmental Agency Update

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Break

11:00 a.m. – Noon
How Will Zika Impact Pest Management
Professionals in Our State in 2017?

Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch & Exhibits

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Technical Track
Mosquito Biology and Behavior

Business Track
Backyard Business Models – Getting Invested
in Mosquito Control

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Technical Track
Control Procedures for Aedes

Business Track
Protecting Your Customers

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Break

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Technical Track
Disease Vectors – Looking Beyond Zika

Business Track
Consumer Messaging

4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wrap up & Adjourn

 

Recertification Credits

NPMA has requested recertification credits for applicators in the state of Texas. A list of approved credits and the instructions for obtaining them will be made available onsite at the workshop. 

 

Houston Sponsors

 

    
     

 


WEST PALM BEACH WORKSHOP

March 1, 2017    Hilton Palm Beach Airport

Online registration is now closed. Please register onsite at the registration desk.

 

Hotel Information

Hilton Palm Beach Airport
West Palm Beach, FL

To make your hotel reservations, click here or call 561-684-9400 or 1-800-445-8667 and mention "National Pest Management Association" by February 7 to receive the discounted group rate of $219/night. After February 7, room availability and rates are subject to change.

 

Schedule

DOWNLOAD THE WEST PALM BEACH PROGRAM (PDF)

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Exhibit Hall/Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Welcome & Introductions

8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
General Session Keynote

9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Interdepartmental Agency Update

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Break

11:00 a.m. – Noon
How Will Zika Impact Pest Management
Professionals in Our State in 2017?

Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch & Exhibits

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Technical Track
Mosquito Biology and Behavior

Business Track
Backyard Business Models – Getting Invested
in Mosquito Control

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Technical Track
Control Procedures for Aedes

Business Track
Protecting Your Customers

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Break

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Technical Track
Disease Vectors – Looking Beyond Zika

Business Track
Consumer Messaging

4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wrap up & Adjourn

 

Recertification Credits

NPMA has requested recertification credits for applicators in the state of Florida. A list of approved credits and the instructions for obtaining them will be made available onsite at the workshop. 

 

West Palm Beach Sponsors