Secret Site Map
Sunday, March 01, 2015

Home News Speakers, Sessions Announced for 77th Purdue Conference

Speakers, Sessions Announced for 77th Purdue Conference

Industry Events

The Purdue Pest Control Conference will be held Jan. 7-9, at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.

| August 22, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The 77th annual Purdue Pest Control Conference will be held Jan. 7-9, at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind.

Featuring cutting-edge topics presented by renowned industry speakers, the 2013 Purdue Pest Control Conference is packed with “progressive pest management” solutions for industry professionals. This year’s show includes two pre-conference workshops (“Small Business,” presented by Harvey Goldglantz, and “Safety Issues,” presented by Fred Whitford) and is highlighted by a presentation from Gene White titled “Bed Bugs and Their Threat to Public Health.”

Other topics and speakers include:
•    Brian Biedle - Small Flies
•    Dan Collins - Ant Control
•    Bobby Corrigan – Rodents
•    Tom Dobrinska - Green Products
•    Jim Fredericks - Regulatory Update
•    Stoy Hedges – Spiders
•    Carl Hinderer - New Technologies
•    Susan Jones - Termite Technologies
•    Sara Kantarovich - Bed Bugs & Heat
•    Kim Kemp - Food Pest Monitoring
•    Pete Markham - Bird Management
•    Dave Mueller - Fumigation Update
•    Glen Needham - Tick Management
•    Faith Oi – Cockroaches & Sensitive Accounts
•    Scott Robbins - Pyrethroid Labels & Perimeter IPM
•    Dominique Sauvage - Food Safety & Auditing
•    Mark Sheperdigian - Bed Bugs

Also, Purdue staff will present new research findings on ants, stored product pests, and occasional invaders.

For Registration:
Kathy Walters, Conference Division
765-494-2758 or 800-359-2968
email: kw@purdue.edu

For CCH & Program Info:
Holly Fletcher-Timmons
Dept.of Entomology, 765-494-5856

For additional conference information and to register online visit www.conf.purdue.edu/pest2013.

Top news

Protect-A-Bed Releases New Bed Bug Testing Kit

The new LightsOut Lab-In-A-Bag Efficacy Kit is now available to assist the pest management industry.

Legislative Day Preview: New Congress, New Opportunities

Attendees of Legislative Day 2015, scheduled for March 15-17 in Washington D.C., will be greeted by many new faces in Congress, a development that could be positive for the pest control industry.

Webinar: Fire Ant Management Using Baits

The next webinar in the “All Bugs Good and Bad 2015 Series” is titled “Fire Ant Management Using Baits” and takes place March 6, 2015 at 1 p.m. (CST).

Ecolab Releases 2014 Q4 Results

The company said its fourth-quarter earnings rose 17%. Ecolab CEO Doug Baker said the company’s U.S. pest business “has been steadily improving” due to a number of investments in that business starting two years ago.

More 2014 Angie’s List Award Winners Announced

Angie’s List recently announced the following companies as 2014 Super Service Award winners: Arizona Pest Control, Tucson, Ariz.; Braman Termite and Pest Elimination; Inspect-All, Conyers, Ga.; and Gannon Pest Control, Solvay, N.Y.

x