Protect Against Pests: Illinois 2017
Midwest Pesticide Action Center is hosting a full-day workshop on integrated pest management. This workshop will provide needed insight into the spread of bed bugs beyond large urban centers with a focus on creating a comprehensive integrated pest management (IPM) program. Dr. Dini Miller, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech, will present on the latest strategies for bed bug control. Dr. Miller will be joined by experts to discuss rodent control and general IPM strategies for controlling pests. A presentation on how to contract with a pest control professional will round out this comprehensive workshop.
Dini Miller, Ph.D.
Professor of Urban Pest Management, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech
Dr. Miller has won numerous awards for her work in urban entomology including the pest control industry's Crown Leadership Award, the Entomological Society of America's (Eastern Branch) Distinguished Achievement Award in Extension, the Gamma Sigma Delta Award of Merit in Extension, and most recently the 2012 Virginia Tech University Alumni Award for Excellence in Extension.
Other speakers include Ruth Kerzee (Executive Director, Midwest Pesticide Action Center), Michael Swoyer (Supervisor of Rodent Control, Kansas City Health Department), Bryan Nichols (Advanced Maintenance and Pest Solutions), other notable professionals in pest management including experts in state and local issues, code, and policy, and a demonstration by Canine Inspection and Detection Services.
Managers of multi-unit housing, senior housing, shelters and transitional housing, and client service providers are encouraged to attend. The Illinois Department of Public Health has also approved 5 hours of CE credit for registered Illinois pest control professionals who attend this workshop.
Lunch and other refreshments will be provided. The event will run from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Check-in begins at 8:00 AM.
Please check back for additional details as the event approaches! Questions? Contact LTrudeau@pesticideaction.org.
Wojcik Conference Center at Harper College (View)
1200 W Algonquin Rd
Palatine, IL 60067
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|