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DPCA to Host Annual Short Course in February

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The Delaware Pest Control Association will be hosting its 54th annual Short Course conference, Feb. 20 - 21, 2013, in Clayton Hall at the University of Delaware-Newark campus.

| December 19, 2012

The Delaware Pest Control Association will be hosting its 54th annual Short Course conference, Feb. 20 - 21, 2013, in Clayton Hall at the University of Delaware-Newark campus.

Designed specifically for pest management professionals from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington D.C., and West Virginia, the program will offer educational sessions, networking, credit recertification and sponsor and exhibitor opportunities.
 
“I’ve been coordinating this annual short course for the past four years and it grows every year with new attendees and new exhibitors,” said Jeff O’Neill, executive director for the DPCA and northeast region manager for Central Life Sciences. “The feedback we consistently receive is the event is well-designed and provides attendees a vast variety of topics that are extremely helpful to them in their pest control businesses.”
 
He added, “This year will be no exception and we are thrilled at the stellar group of presenters who will be providing insight on issues pest management professionals face every day.”  
 
Presenters and topics include:
 
•    Jim Fredericks, National Pest Management Association – Occasional Invaders/Pyrethroid Legislation Changes
 
•    Bill Todaro, Allegheny Co. Public Health – Forensic Entomology Cases
 
•    Drew Cowley, Cowley’s  Pest Control,  N.J. – Bat Biology and Control
 
•    Stuart Harper, ATEK PM MD – ECO Vs Green Pest Management
 
•    Andre Milog, Veterans PC – Wildlife Management
 
•    Craig Martelle, J.T. Eaton Co. Inc. – Rodent Management
 
•    Robert Young , Terminix – Wood Boring Beetles Biology and Control
 
•    Mike Annecchino-Otterstedt, Managing WDI, WDO Liability and Risk
 
•    Justin Anderson, Pest Net – Using the Internet to Grow your Pest Control Business
 
•    Bob Sadusky, General Pest Control – Mold Management
 
•    Dr. Janet Kintz-Early, Nissus – Post Storm Pest Control Solutions
 
•    Steve Mora, FMC – Carpenter Ant and Carpenter Bee Control
 
•    Steve Carter – Delaware Department of Agriculture Regulatory

For more information about the DPCA Short Course and to print registration forms visit http://dpca.net/ShortCourse.html, email dpcasec@yahoo.com or call (302) 736-2668.

 

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