23rd Annual SPMABC Conference

February 2- 3, 2018

Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre 
4331 Dominion Street, Burnaby (Willingdon & Hwy 1)
(604) 453-0750  

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Agenda

 

Friday, February 2

8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. 
Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:15 a.m. -  9:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks & SPMABC, CPMA, NPMA Updates

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Insecticidal Mechanisms of Action of Chemical and Physical Toxins
Dr Murray Isman - UBC 

10:35 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
Respiratory Safety
Derek Malone – We The Safe Consulting

11:40 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.
Supplier Update
Various Suppliers

12:25 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
1st Door Prize Lunch Buffet

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
The Basics of Developing a Bird Control Program
Michael Gallion – Bird Barrier

2:35 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.
Strategies in Ant Management
Dr. Laurel Hansen, Spokane Falls Community College

3:35 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.
Coffee & Cookies

3:50 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Vancouver Rat Project Update
Michael Lee

4:50 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
2nd Door Prize Evening Information

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Annual General Meeting

5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Hospitality Suite Open! Come socialize and have a drink. Courtesy of Integrated Pest Supply Thanks Dave & Tammy!

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Rest Time

7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Banquet Room Opens – Cash Bar View Silent Auction items

7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Buffet begins in Banquet Room
Don’t miss comedian Billy Mitchell and the Silent Auction!!
 

Saturday, February 3

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. 
Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m.
Opening Remarks/New Executive
New President SPMABC

8:40 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.
Ministry of Environment & PMRA Updates
Robert Au, Ministry of Environment & Megan Willems, PMRA

9:40 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
Myths & Realities of Pesticides & Human Health
Dr. Allan Felsot, University of Washington

10:40 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. 
Coffee & Cookies

10:55 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
IPM – Exclusion, Rodent Trapping and Habits
Ed Dolshun – Catchmaster

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
How to Avoid Costly Mistakes While Repairing your Equipment
Chris Dornan, Integrated Pest Supplies

1:00 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.
3rd Door Prize Lunch Buffet

2:05 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.
Ants and More Ants: Friend or Foe
Dr. Laurel Hansen, Spokane Falls Community College

3:10 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.
Learning the Language of Urban Pests – And How to Talk Back
Dr. Gerhard Gries, Simon Fraser University

4:10 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
4th Door Prize, 50/50 Draw, & Closing Remarks

 

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