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If you attend one industry event in 2019, make it the Interstate Pest Management Conference - IPMC. This premier event is designed to get you the credits you need in one day, covering more categories than ever before, including Turf and Ornamental categories. 

Throughout the last 40+ years, IPMC has worked to increase your awareness of current science, technology, and application updates regarding urban pest populations, treatment alternatives to better protect applicators, their clients, and the environment, and to create conducive conditions to learn from expert speakers, peruse new offerings from industry Exhibitors, and socialize with peers while fulfilling recertification requirements.

Credits have been applied for MD, DC, VA, DE, WV, PA, NJ


Registration is now open for the 2019 IPMC. Use the button below to start the registration process. 

  Registration Fee
One Day Two Days
MSPCA Member $135 $270
Non-Member $165 $330


Please have your Pest Control Applicator Certificate Number for each state you are certified in ready. 

MD Pest Control Applicator Certificate


January 30 & 31, 2019

The same sessions run each day. Select Conference I on the registration form to attend January 30 and/or select Conference II on the registration form to attend January 31.

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Registration and Coffee

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Welcome to the 2019 Interstate Pest Management Conference and Introduction of Exhibitors

Julio Gonzolez
Maryland Pest Control Association
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

How the "Missed"-application of IPM in the Urban Environment Has Impacted German Cockroach Infestations-A Case for Assessment -Based Pest Management (APM)

Presented by Dini M. Miller, Ph.D,
Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech.
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Refreshments
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Sensing-Rodent Technologies A look into the future of Rodent Control

Presented by Brian Hensel, Bell Labs
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Regulatory Updates

Russell Noratel
Maryland Department of Agriculture

Alvin Harris
District of Columbia

Ryan Rutherford
Virginia Department of Agriculture
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MITAGS Luncheon Buffet
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
1:00 PM – 1:50 PM
1:55 PM – 2:45 PM
Afternoon Concurrent Sessions
Concurrent Session I
Concurrent Session II
2:45 PM - 3:10 PM Coffee Break
3:10 PM - 5:00 PM
3:10 PM – 4:00 PM
4:05 PM – 4:55 PM
Afternoon Concurrent Sessions (continued)
Concurrent Session III
Concurrent Session IV
4:55 PM  Sign Out


Category 3A & 3C (Turf & Ornamental) Agenda

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Select Conference III on the registration form to attend these sessions 

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Registration and Coffee
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Pesticide Basics
Heather King- Target Specialty Products
9:00 AM - 9:20 AM

Regulatory Updates
Russ Noratel- Maryland Department of Agriculture
9:20 AM - 9:50 AM Refreshments on the Main Concourse
9:50 AM - 11:00 AM

Spring Weed Presentation
Chuck Schuster -- University of Maryland Extension
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Basic Weed Biology
Heather King-Target Specialty Products
4:55 PM Sign out process


Credits have been applied for in Maryland, DC, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Maryland DC Virginia
Categories: Categories: Categories
6 (Right of Way and Weed) 00 - Core      6 - Right-of-Way Pest Control
7A (General Pest Control) 6 - Right-of-Way Pest Control      7A - General Pest Control
7B (Wood Destroying Insects) 7A - Industrial/Institutional/Structural/Health-Related 7B - Wood Destroying Pest Control
7C (Wildlife Control) 7B - Wood-Destroying Organisms      7C - Fumigation
7D (Rodent Control) 7C - Bird/Wildlife      7D - Vertebrate Pest Control
7E (Fumigation) 7D - Fumigation      8 - Public Health Pest Control
8 (Public Health) 7E - Rodent      10 - Demonstration and Research Pest Control
Total of 8 Credits 8 - Public Health Pest Control      60 - Registered 
  11H - Mosquito       
7A - General Pest Control    
1A - Agricultural Plant    
7B - Wood Destroying Pest Control    
08 - Public Health    
5C - Mosquito Control    
7C - Fumigation Pest Control (Non-Agricultural)    
1C - Fumigation of Soils & Agricultural Commodities

06 - Right Of Way    
02 - Forest    
03 - Ornamental & Turf    
Click here for DE credit details     


West Virginia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey information coming soon.


The 2019 IPMC is your opportunity to connect with over 500 individuals in the pest management industry. Showcase your products, equipment and/or other materials on 6’x 30” skirted table as pest management professionals walk through the exhibit space throughout the conference for just $450!. Click here for full details.



Download the sessions outlines and descriptions plus short bios of the speakers for the 2019 IPMC. 



MCC RoomMaritime Conference Center (MCC)
692 Maritime Boulevard Linthicum Heights, MD 21090-1952
Reservation Line: 866-900-3517

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Maritime Conference Center, where the IPMC is being held. Single Occupancy rate of $147.00 and a Double Occupancy rate of $192.00 will be honored for Tuesday, January 29 and Wednesday, January 30, 2019. The block will be held until Monday, January 7, 2019, or until the rooms are no longer available, whichever comes first. 

Call the reservation line at 866-900-3517 and reference Maryland State Pest Control Association to receive the discounted rate.

  • Rates are per room, per night, plus 6% MD State Sales Tax and 7% County Tax (13% total.)
  • Rate includes dinner and breakfast for each night of lodging. (No rebate for missed meals.)

Rates Includes: 

  • Complimentary use of recreational facilities; including indoor pool, fitness center, and game room.
  • Complimentary parking and shuttle service to/ from BWI Airport and BWI Amtrack Station
  • Complimentary local and toll-free telephone calls up to 30 minutes in length