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Tick and Mosquito Conference, August 7, White Plains, NY

The New York State IPM Program, in collaboration with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Westchester County and Westchester County Parks, is hosting the 4th Annual IPM Conference. This year’s conference will explore the role of IPM in vector management, including insights from academics and practitioners. “Break the Cycle: Integrated Management of Ticks and Mosquitoes,” will take place on Tuesday, August 7th at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, NY.

Registration for this event closes on 7/31/2018.

  • Keynote Speaker: Laura Harrington, Cornell University: “Vector-borne infections and IPM on a shrinking planet”
  • Bryon Backenson, NYS Department of Health & the University of Albany: “Trends and risks in vector-borne disease in New York”
  • Rayda Krell, Western Connecticut State University: “Challenges and progress in Integrated Tick Management research and communication”
  • Scott Williams, Connecticut Agriculture Experiment Station: “Results of 5-years of integrated tick management in residential Fairfield County, CT”
  • Dina Fonseca, Rutgers University: “Enlightened mosquito control: research, respect and results”
  • Panel discussion including insights from municipal practitioners
  • Matt Frye, NYSIPM Program at Cornell University: “Don’t Get Ticked, NY”

See website for DEC approved recertification credits in categories 3a, 5b, 8 and 10.

Event Website: https://nysipm.cornell.edu/resources/nys-ipm-conferences/breaking-cycle-ipm-ticks-and-mosquitoes/

Event Registration: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/breakthecycle_106

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