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Take a look at the sessions offered at the 2020 Interstate Pest Management Conference. 

Keynote Speaker

Spiders…Gotta Love ‘Em

Presented by Daniel D. Dye II, Associate Certified Entomologist Emeritus
Daniel D. Dye Pest Management Consultant

Spiders…Gotta Love ‘Em is a discussion on spiders of medical concern along with common spiders found in and around dwellings. It covers identification, type toxins and bite symptoms. The presentation will include facts and myths about spider bites. We will also discuss some biology, habitat and preferred prey. Included are high-resolution photos of each spider we discuss within the presentation. The final slides will be a discussion on the control of spiders and tips on what can be done to prevent infestations.

Outline of presentation: 

  1. Spiders of medical concern.
  2. Human deaths reported to the American Association of Poison Control Centers resulting from a Black Widow spider bite in the United States. 
  3. The number of species found in North America.
  4. The number of species found in and around our homes.
  5. An overview of common spider species found along the Eastern United States.
  6. Control tips using IPM strategies.
  7. Take home message from this presentation

Concurrent Sessions:

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Concurrent Session I
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Ants – The Single Minded Collective

Presented by: Jeff McGovern


Backyard Mosquito Management

Presented by: Dave McCormick of Syngenta


Cockroaches, We’re Still Here!

Presented By: Richard Spigler


Pest Fly Identification, Inspection and Control

Presented by: Daniel Dye

(Day 1 Only)


Small Fly Management in Restaurants, Food Facilities and Schools

Presented by: Harry Bryan

(Day 2 Only)


Using Rodent Behavior to Your Advantage

Presented by: Tom Belcher of Liphatech


Weed Resistance & Herbicide Mode of Action for Industrial sites and Rights of Way

Presented by: Mark Rice of Bayer VM

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Concurrent Session II
1:55 pm - 2:45 pm

[Duplicate] Backyard Mosquito Management

Presented by: Dave McCormick of Syngenta


Ants – The Single Minded Collective

Presented by: Jeff McGovern


Backyard Mosquito Management

Presented by: Dave McCormick of Syngenta


Other Wood-Destroying Organisms: Carpenter Ants, Carpenter Bees, Wood Boring Beetles, and Fungi

Presented by: Dr. Jamel Sandidge


Proactive Bed Bug Control

Presented by: Tommy Powell of MGK


Structural Fumigation

Presented by: Marty Morgan of Douglas Products


The Fate of Pesticides

Presented by: Ed Van Istendal of Ensystex


Using Dehumidifiers to Help Control Pests

Presented by: Brandon Glancy of Aprilaire


Weed Resistance & Herbicide Mode of Action for Industrial sites and Rights of Way

Presented by: Mark Rice of Bayer VM

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Concurrent Session III
3:10 pm - 4:00 pm

Ants – The Single Minded Collective

Presented by: Jeff McGovern

Encore Presentation


Backyard Mosquito Management

Presented by: Dave McCormick of Syngenta


Chemical Spill Control

Presented by: Heather King, B.C.E.


Cockroaches, We’re Still Here!

Presented By: Richard Spigler


Pest Fly Identification, Inspection and Control

Presented by: Daniel Dye

Encore Presentation


Small Fly Management in Restaurants, Food Facilities and Schools

Presented by: Harry Bryan

(Day 2 Only)


Using Rodent Behavior to Your Advantage

Presented by: Tom Belcher of Liphatech

Encore Presentation


Weed Resistance & Herbicide Mode of Action for Industrial Sites and Rights of Way

Presented by: Mark Rice of Bayer VM

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Concurrent Session IV
4:05 pm - 4:55 pm

Ants – The Single Minded Collective

Presented by: Jeff McGovern


Cockroaches, We’re Still Here!

Presented By: Richard Spigler


Commodity Fumigation Update

Presented by: Robert Verrico of Western Fumigation


Other Wood-Destroying Organisms: Carpenter Ants, Carpenter Bees, Wood Boring Beetles, and Fungi

Presented by: Jamel Sandidge

Encore Presentation


Proactive Bed Bug Control

Presented by: Tommy Powell of MGK

Encore Presentation:


The Fate of Pesticides

Presented by: Ed Van Istendal of Ensystex

Encore Presentation:


Using Dehumidifiers to Help Control Pests

Presented by: Brandon Glancy of Aprilaire

Encore Presentation


Weed Resistance & Herbicide Mode of Action for Industrial Sites and Rights of Way

Presented by: Mark Rice of Bayer VM

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