9th International IPM Symposium registration now open

Online registration is now available for the 9th International IPM Symposium that will be held March 19-22, 2018, in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. The symposium will be held at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel. Register now and take advantage of the early bird price of $375. The registration fee includes admission to all symposium sessions and Tick Summit, Wednesday poster session reception, three continental breakfasts, and refreshment breaks. The special price is good until February 19. For registration visit https://ipmsymposium.org/2018/registration.html

Program: CHANGE IN FORMAT: The Symposium opens on Monday, March 19 at 5:00 PM with a keynote presentation by Dr. Dini M. Miller, Professor, Virginia Tech University, and Urban Pest Management Specialist, State of Virginia. Dr. Miller is an internationally recognized expert in the area of urban pest management, specializing in bed bug and German cockroach biology, behavior, and control. The 2018 IPM Achievement Awards will also be presented on Monday evening.

The closing plenary session will end at 11:45 AM on Thursday, March 22.

Plan NOW to participate in these optional activities:
Monday afternoon field trips:
• IPM in Professional Sports Facility Management
• Urban Growth-The Green Kind
• Urban Housing IPM
Thursday afternoon: Visit Capitol Hill to Educate Your Policy Makers about IPM!
Thursday afternoon: Workshop on Evaluation of IPM Programs
Additional costs between $25-$45 apply.

Accommodation information can be found on the website: https://ipmsymposium.org/2018/accommodations.html. The room block is released February 19; don’t miss out on staying at the symposium hotel, Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, 202 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202 USA.

Exhibit space still available: Don’t miss this opportunity to promote your organization’s products, mission and services to an audience of pest management scientists, researchers, practitioners, and professionals. More information available here: https://ipmsymposium.org/2018/sponsors_exhibitors.html

Additional program Information is being added to the Web site regularly, so bookmark https://ipmsymposium.org/2018/index.html and visit often.

Please share this announcement with your colleagues.

Contact Michelle Marquart, Symposium Coordinator, to learn more about attending, exhibiting at or contributing to the Symposium.