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The annual spring meeting is set for April 26-27, in San Antonio, Texas.

| March 28, 2011

NORCROSS, Ga. — The United Producers, Formulators & Distributors Association (UPF&DA) Spring Conference will be held April 26-27 at the Westin La Cantera Resort in San Antonio, Texas. The deadline for hotel reservations is this Friday, April 1. Rooms at the Westin La Cantera Resort are available at a special UPF&DA Spring Conference rate of $179 per night. To make a reservation, call 800/937-8461 or visit http://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/UPFDA2011.

The annual conference brings together nearly 100 product manufacturers and distributors to discuss a variety of industry issues. This year’s program features a Board of Directors meeting, 18-hole golf tournament, two evening receptions, and a general membership meeting, as well as various educational sessions.

This year’s conference agenda includes:
 
TUESDAY, April 26
8 a.m. Golf
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. — Board Meeting
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. — Registration
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. — Welcome Reception
Balance of evening free

WEDNESDAY, April 27
7:30 a.m. - 8 a.m. — Continental Breakfast
8 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.— Welcome, UPF&DA President Larry Eichler
8:15 a.m.  - 8:30 a.m. —  Welcome to Texas,TXPCA President Tim Gafford
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.— News you can use
Biodiversity vs. EPA Lawsuit
Speaker: Bob Rosenberg, NPMA
Risk Mitigation
Speaker: Steve Levy, Bell Laboratories
Speaker: TBA, Liphatech
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Refreshment Break
9:45 a.m. - 10 a.m. — Bed Bugs: A State of the Industry Report
Speaker: Dan Moreland, PCT
10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. — Malcolm Stack Award Presentation
10:30 a.m. -11 a.m. — Did you Know There’s a Pyrethrum Shortage What are we going to do?
Speaker: Doug Mills, MGK
11 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.  Refreshment Break
11:15 a.m. - Noon — Taking a Product To Market — Creating a Buzz,
Speaker: To be confirmed
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. — General Membership Meeting & Lunch
1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. — Science, EPA & Regulatory
Speaker: To be confirmed
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  — A Texas Farewell Reception

Be sure to visit PCTOnline for a photo review and editorial coverage of this important industry event.
 

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