Going to the IPM Symposium? Here’s some helpful information

The symposium registration desk will be open on the 5th floor of the hotel.

Monday, March 19: 10:00 AM-7:00 PM

Tuesday, March 20: 7:30 AM-4:30 PM

Wednesday, March 21: 7:30 AM-4:30 PM

Thursday, March 22: 7:30 AM-12:00 PM

Registration desk phone number: 217-244-8174

The opening plenary session begins at 5:00 PM on Monday in the Baltimore Ballroom on the 5th floor of the hotel. Continue reading

Graduate Student Award Winner Finds Bug Bombs Don’t Live up to Claims

Setting off a bug bomb may seem like an easy solution to a roach infestation, but research at NC State University shows that it may actually harm the homeowner more than the roaches.

Zachary DeVries, who recently began a postdoc appointment at NC State University, examined the effectiveness of total release foggers for cockroaches for his doctoral dissertation. He is this year’s recipient of a IPM Symposium Graduate Student award and a Friends of Southern IPM Graduate Student award in the Ph.D. category. Continue reading

International IPM Symposium – Early Registration Ends Monday, February 19

Act Now and SAVE $75. Early discounted registration ends on Monday, February 19.

The registration fee includes admission to all symposium sessions and Tick Summit, Wednesday poster session reception, three continental breakfasts, and refreshment breaks. Fees will increase after February 19. For registration information, visit https://ipmsymposium.org/2018/registration.html 

Attendees are encouraged to stay at the symposium hotel, Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, 202 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202 USA. Make your reservations by February 19 to take advantage of the symposium rate. https://ipmsymposium.org/2018/accommodations.html.

Invasive insects? Biological Control? It’s all at the International IPM Symposium in March

Learn the latest about Invasive insects, biological controls, and other topics at the 9th International Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Symposium, March 19-22, 2018 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland USA. Those who register by February 19 will pay a reduced price.

Check here for a list of more than 40 concurrent sessions to be presented during the Symposium. Continue reading

International IPM Symposium – Opening Keynote Speaker Announced

Human health pests like ticks, cockroaches and bed bugs will prominently be featured during the 9th International Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Symposium, March 19-22, 2018 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland USA. Those who register by February 19 will pay a reduced price.

Opening Keynote Speaker

Dr. Dini M. Miller, internationally recognized expert in the area of urban pest management, opens the symposium with a keynote address on Monday, March 19 at 5:00 PM. Miller specializes in bed bug and German cockroach biology, behavior, and control and is Professor, Virginia Tech University, and Urban Pest Management Specialist, State of Virginia. Continue reading

Tick Summit at IPM Symposium

Plan to join the IPM Institute of North America and Public Tick IPM Working Group at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel for the Tick Summit, Integrated Tick Management: Community-Wide Action to Address the Global Tick Problem.

Integrated Tick Management: Community-Wide Action to Address the Global Tick Problem, Wednesday March 21st, 2018, Baltimore, Maryland Continue reading

IPM Symposium Evaluation Workshop March 22

Please join us at the International IPM Symposium for a Workshop Titled: Path to Success: Evaluating IPM Programs from Planning to Data to Impact Statements.

Thursday, March 22, 2019 at the International IPM Symposium

12:00-5:00 PM

Cost: $45 per person (includes lunch) Continue reading