Upcoming Events

MSPCA offers one-stop shopping for all your educational needs. Whether you prefer to absorb new materials through conferences and meetings or by reading, we have the solution for you. Our experts address topics of necessity for owners, managers, and technicians alike. Of course, members receive reduced rates for all educational resources available.

September 2020

Tue
8
2020
September 8, 2020
11:00AM-1:00PM

Webinar: Stupid Kills: The Art of Safety 7.0

Presenter: Dr. Stuart Mitchell

Stupid can get you killed! A safe, healthy workplace takes teamwork. To keep the workplace safe, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set safety and heath standards.

October 2020

Tue
13
2020
October 13-16, 2020

NPMA PestWorld 2020

Virtual Convention

Every year, NPMA gathers thousands of pest management professionals from across the globe to offer opportunities for information sharing, provide access to the latest products, services, and technologies in the exhibit hall, and generate critical thinking in world-class educational sessions.

Tue
13
2020
October 13, 2020
11:00AM-1:00PM

Webinar: Eyes Wide Shut! A virtual rodent dissection 2.0

Presenter: Dr. Stuart Mitchell

As both a reservoir and vector of numerous diseases, the rat is responsible for enormous loss of life, food, and property. Even today, in both agriculture and urban centers, there is a constant battle between humans and rats. It is difficult to determine which side is winning.

November 2020

Tue
10
2020
November 10, 2020
11:00AM-1:00PM

Webinar: Got Bugs? Get Sued!

Presenter: Dr. Stuart Mitchell

Bed bugs, Cimex lectularius, have become one of the most notorious structurally infesting public health nuisance pests in the United States. Combined rapid re-emergence and insecticide resistant population strains have made bed bugs a formidable pest foe with considerable medical and legal significance.

December 2020

Tue
8
2020
December 8, 2020
11:00AM-1:00PM

Webinar: Pestiferous Lawsuits

Presenter: Dr. Stuart Mitchell

Integrated pest management (IPM) establishes a decision-making process that underwrites an industry standard of practice or standard of care. Given the increasing liability of getting decisions wrong, a reasonable degree of industry standard of care is essential. In some cases, getting it wrong may get you sued.