Thursday June 15, 2017

PCT Bringing Together Bed Bug Experts for Half-Day Virtual Event

http://www.pctonline.com/Article/pct-2017-bed-bug-virtual-event

CLEVELAND — PCT is proud to announce the upcoming Virtual Bed Bug Conference, scheduled for June 28, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Description: Bed bugs have become an essential service offering for a growing number of pest management professionals. It’s challenging and fulfilling work that requires PMPs to stay up on the latest developments from the research community and from industry professionals in the field. It’s for this reason that PCT is bringing together leading bed bug experts for a half-day virtual event on June 28. The virtual event will focus on effective IPM techniques and treatment protocols for bed bug control in commercial and residential accounts, with content geared towards pest management professionals, technical directors and service technicians and other industry professionals.

Sponsors: PCT would like to thank our sponsors — Allergy Technologies, Bed Bug Central and EcoRaider. — for helping to make this event possible.

Registration information: For only $99 per person, attendees will gain access to the half-day educational program. Each registered attendee will also receive a link to an online copy of the webinar. The link to the virtual conference content will be sent approximately 5 – 10 business days after the event.

CLICK HERE to register

Speakers and session topics:

1:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.

Bed Bugs: An Evolving Marketplace

In this opening session, PCT Publisher Dan Moreland will provide an overview of the rapidly-evolving bed bug market segment and talk about where the market is heading.

Presented by Dan Moreland, PCT Magazine

1:20 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Bed Bug Control in Commercial Accounts

In this informative educational session, Dr. Dini Miller, one of the country’s leading bed bug authorities shares what she has learned both in the lab and in the field about controlling bed bugs in multi-family housing, apartments and office buildings.

Presented by Dr. Dini Miller, Virginia Tech University

2:20 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Sponsor Presentation: Bed Bug Central

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Bed Bug Control Best Practices

In this session, Larry Pinto will share a variety of “Bed Bug Best Practices” sure to pique attendees’ interest and provide insights about successful bed bug control strategies in both residential and commercial accounts.

Presented by: Larry Pinto, Pinto & Associates

3:30 - 3:40 p.m.

Sponsor Presentation: Allergy Technologies

3:40 - 4:40 p.m.

Hoarders & Other Psychological Challenges in Bed Bug IPM

In this session, Gene White will address the challenges associated with controlling bed bugs in residential settings where hoarding is a problem or sanitation is poor.

Presented by Gene White, technical director, Rentokil Steritech

4:40 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.

Sponsor Presentation: EcoRaider

4:50 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Virtual Conference Wrap Up