Mar 25 - 27, 2021
Mar 25 - 27, 2020 (Thurs-Sat)
March 25 — March 27, 2021 (Thurs-Sat)
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Conference Schedule

Thursday, March 25, 2021
5:30pmWelcome Reception
Sponsored by Veseris & PNWPMC Board

Friday, March 26 — Management Training
7:00amContinental Breakfast & Vendor Exhibits
Sponsored by — TBD
Scott Steckel — NPMA current President
NPMA updates
Sponsored by NPMA
9:00amScott Steckel — Pluckett's Pest Control, Inc - OH
Mentoring Programs
The importance and value of mentoring programs in your company.
Sponsored by Veseris
10:30 to 10:40amBreak
10:40amPam Blauvelt — Griffin Pest Solutions, MI
Employee Experience - 4 Day Work Week
Ways to attract and keep a strong workforce.
12:00 to 1:30pmLunch & Vendor Exhibits
Sponsored by Syngenta Professional Pest Management
1:30pmSarah Thomas — Thomas Pest Services, NY
Audrey Hall — Buffalo Extermninating, NY
Business Panel on Sales Growth
Opportunities & success stories from top business leaders in the pest control industry.
3:30pmState Association Meetings
Sponsored by WSPMA/OPCA
5:00 to 6:30pmSilent Auction Reception & Vendor Exhibits
Sponsored by Target Specialty Products
7:00pmBanquet & Live Auction (semi-formal attire)
WSPMA & OPCA Scholarship Awards
Sponsored by Certus Pest, Inc.

Saturday, March 27 — Technical Training
7:00amContinental Breakfast & Vendor Exhibits
Sponsored by — TBD
7:30amPNWPMC Board Meeting
All attendees are encouraged to attend
8:00amSylvia Kenmuir — BASF
Stinging Insects & Asian Hornet Phenomena
The latest research and findings of this massive and aggressive stinging insect.
Sponsored by BASF
9:50 to 10:00amBreak
10:00amGail Getty — Entomological Research & Consulting
Bedbugs & Cockroaches
The Latest research and control strategies for these hard to control pests.
Sponsored by Veseris
11:50am to 1:00pmLunch & Vendor Exhibits
Sponsored by — TBD


Option #1
1:00pmDr Niamh Quinn — University of California; Davis, CA
CA Rodenticide Ban and Fallout
Dr Quinn will give an update on the rodenticide ban in CA & what affects this will have on Northwest PCOs.
Sponsored by Bell Labs, Inc
2:50pm to 3:00pmBreak
3:00pmDr Laurel D. Hansen — Spokane Falls CC
NW Ants
Arm your technicians with the latest Research on European & Impressive Fire Ants as well as other ant Species in the NW for up-to-date control measures.
Sponsored by BASF
4:00pmRaffle, door prizes and conference close

Option #2
(No CEUs will apply to this session)
1:00pmBusiness Panel Discussion
Panel — TBD
These business leaders share more of their wisdom and answer questions.
4:00pmRaffle, door prizes & conference close

Proudly Sponsored By

The 2021 Pacific Northwest Pest Management Conference is proud to announce the 2021 annual Pacific Northwest Pest Management Conference located in beautiful Hood River, Oregon! This fun event consistently attracts business and education leaders from across the nation. The speakers cover topics that will help place your business above the bar in today's technology-driven environment. This conference provides a strong focus on awareness of trends, tools and concepts for the betterment of your technicians, your business and our industry.