What you need from the people who know!


EDUCATION

Twelve pest control workshops over two days, presented by experts in the industry. Plus a keynote that will elevate your team’s performance. 


MASTER TECH

Wisconsin techs can take the test and earn the patch that assures your customers of your commitment to quality and safety. 


NETWORKING

Connect with other members, pest control professionals, and vendors as you build your network of resources and professional advisors. 

The event you've known and trusted as Spring Training is now
Midwest PestCon, presented by the Wisconsin Pest Control Association.

SCHEDULE

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

7:45-8:15 am
7.1 Check in
7:45-8:25 am
Check In/Registration, Coffee & Pastries, Exhibit Hall Open
8:15 am
7.1 Certification Training
7.1 training requires separate pre-registration and is not included in your WPCA conference registration.
Call (608) 262-7588 or register online at www.patstore.wisc.edu.

8:25-8:30 am
Opening comments from the WPCA President
8:30-9:30 am
Important Updates for Rodent Control (Mice and Rats)*
Bobby Corrigan
9:30-10:30 am
Controlling Tough House Mouse and “Field Mice” Infestations in Commercial and Residential Buildings*
Bobby Corrigan
10:30-11:00 am
Vendor Introductions
11:00-11:15 am
Break, Exhibit Hall Open
11:15 am-12:15 pm
Fly Management in Food Facilities*
Jeff Caudill, Nisus
12:15-1:30 pm
Lunch Provided, Exhibit Hall Open
1:30-2:30 pm
What's the Stink All About?*
Jake Clabaugh, Bayer Crop Science
2:30 pm
Concurrent 7.1 and Master Tech Testing
2:30-3:30 pm
Bird Management Overview*
Jason Apuli, Rentokil North America

3:30-3:45 pm
Break, Exhibit Hall Open
3:45-4:45 pm
 
Surveillance and Management of Ticks in Wisconsin*
Dr. Susan Paskewitz , Midwest Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Disease
4:45-5 :00 pm

WPCA Business Meeting

5:00-7:00 pm

Reception, Exhibit Hall Open

*Eligible for 1 IL CEU credit. Credits must be submitted in threes.

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

7:00-8:00 am
Check In, Coffee & Pastries, Exhibit Hall Open
8:00-8:15 am
Welcome from the WPCA President
8:15-9:45 am
Keynote: Give Your Employees C.R.A.P… the Success Formula for Building Employee Loyalty
Jeff Kortes (Watch a welcome video from Jeff!)
9:45-10:00 am
Break, Exhibit Hall Open
10:00-11:00 am Concurrent
Owner Session Odds and Ends: Keys to Business Growth and Success
Gregg Schieve, Service Corps of Retired Executives
 
Technician Session Guaranteeing Personal and Professional Success
Kenneth Wundrow, Service Corps of Retired Executives
11:00 am-noon
Pest Control Labeling: Service Containers and Best Management Practices*
Otto Oemig, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
12:00-1:00 pm
Lunch Provided, Exhibit Hall Open
1:00-2:00 pm
Hymenoptera to Know: Ants, Bees, and Wasps Relevant to the Pest Control Industry*
Patrick (PJ) Liesch, UW Madison Insect Diagnostic Lab
2:00-3:00 pm
Stored Product Insect Biology, Identification, and Practical Uses of Pheromones*
Tom Mueller, Insects Limited

3:00-3:15 pm
Break
3:15-4:15 pm
Bugs & Death: Forensic Entomology*
Dr. Anne Perez, Ohio University

*Eligible for 1 IL CEU credit. Credits must be submitted in threes.

WISCONSIN PEST CONTROL ASSOCIATION
PO Box 26161
Milwaukee, WI 53226

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