NPMA to host Pests & Public Health in November


September 19, 2022


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The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) will host Pests & Public Health on Nov. 28-30 in San Antonio, Texas.

Formerly the Global Bed Bug Summit, the event will bring together industry colleagues to share the latest research, best practices and approaches to treating pests that are most detrimental to the public’s health.

The full schedule for the summit is now available. Hear from industry experts, learn best practices to protect your customers and the community, and earn recertification credits. Some of the events include:

  • Understanding the Public Health Significance of Structural Pests, Dr. Santos Portugal, ABC Home and Commercial Services, Austin, Texas
  • The PMP’s Stewardship Role in Backyard Mosquito Services, Gene White, Rentokil Initial, Reading, Pa.
  • Rodents, Pathogens and Public Health: Current and Potential Links to Human Disease, Dr. Jonathan Richardson, University of Richmond, Richmond, Va.
  • Optimizing Bed Bug Management Programs for Multi-Family Housing, Shannon Sked, Western Pest Control, Parsippany, N.J.

Make your reservations at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter online to receive the discounted group rate of $159 per night plus tax. The discounted room rate will be available through Nov. 7, 2022. After Nov. 7, rooms and rates will be subject to availability.

Sponsors of the event include Evolve YT, BASF, Bayer, Corteva, Syngenta and WorkWave.

About the National Pest Management Association

The National Pest Management Association, a non-profit organization with more than 5,000 members, was established in 1933 to support the pest management industry’s commitment to the protection of public health, food, and property from the diseases and dangers of pests.


About the Author

Ellen Wagner is a former digital editor for PMP magazine.

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