Schedule

All times posted are EST

 
1:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Business Opportunities in the Rodent Control Market

In this introductory presentation, PCT Publisher Dan Moreland provides an overview of key trends in the rodent control market, as well as highlights new business opportunities in one of the fastest-growing segments of the pest control industry. Learn what other PMPs are doing to grow their businesses by aggressively marketing their rodent control services as a year-round service.

Speaker: Dan Moreland, Publisher, PCT Media Group
 
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Improving Your Rodent Inspection Skills and New Technologies in Rodent Control
The pest control industry’s foremost “rodentologist” shares his real-world insights about how to perform quality rodent inspections, including how to identify sources of exterior rodents and rodent entry areas, locating high-activity areas, and performing specialized inspection techniques. In addition, Dr. Corrigan will discuss the latest rodent control technologies, sharing his thoughts about the ongoing evolution of the rodent control market.
Speaker: Dr. Robert Corrigan, President, RMC Pest Management Consulting
 
2:40 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.
Tracking, Trapping, Technology

There’s more than one way to catch a rodent, and when working in an urban environment, pest management professionals need to trap smarter. Rodent control specialist Timmy Madere will share his expertise and “outside the bait box” approaches for baiting, trap placement and the use of new technology.

Speaker: Timmy Madere, special projects coordinator, pest control specialist, New Orleans Mosquito, Rodent and Termite Control Board
 
3:50 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.
Developing a Comprehensive Rodent IPM Program

Successful rodent management programs integrate various tools, technologies and procedures. This informative presentation from one of the country’s leading rodent experts will emphasize the key components of a rodent IPM program, including sanitation, exclusion, monitoring and record keeping.

Speaker: Matthew Frye, Community IPM Extension Area Educator, New York State Integrated Pest Management Program