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Stop Pests in Housing Conference

May 31, 2017  8:30 - 4:30 at Century House, Latham, NYConference Flyer

This workshop is a part of the Stop Pests in Housing Project:  Enabling Residents to Live Pest Free and Housing Managers to Implement Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Designed for Public Housing Managers, Public Works Staff, Maintenance Staff, Social Workers, Resident Coordinators, Extension Educators, and Pest Management Professionals, the conference will focus on bed bugs, cockroaches, and mice.

DEC Pesticide Recertification Credits: 6.00 in Categories 7a, 8 and 10

There is a room block at The Century House for $114 a room. When making a reservation, tell them you are with the Cornell Cooperative Extension group.

Registration is free, but pre-registration is required. Coffee and lunch are provided.

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8:15-8:45 Coffee. Pick up registration materials. Sign up for DEC credits.
8:45-9:00 Introduction – Susannah Reese, StopPests in Housing, Northeastern IPM Center
9:00-10:00 IPM for Bed Bugs in Multifamily Housing – Changlu Wang, Rutgers University
10:0-10:15 Break
10:15-11:15 How to Avoid Getting and Spreading Bed Bugs – Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann, PhD, NYS IPM Program
11:15-12:15 Monitoring and Management of German Cockroaches in Multifamily Housing – Changlu Wang, PhD, Rutgers University
12:15-1:00 LUNCH
1:00-2:00 Managing Mice in Multifamily Housing – Robert Corrigan, PhD, RMC Consulting, Inc.
2:00-3:00 One Time Treatments and Pest Exclusion to Reduce Pest Allergens – Gil Bloom, ACE, Standard Pest Management
3:00-3:15 Break
3:15-4:15 The People Side of Pest Management – Allie Allen, BCE, National Pest Management Association
4:15-4:30 Evaluation and wrap up – Matthew Frye, PhD, NYS IPM Program
4:30 Adjourn. Safe travels!