The 7th Arbovirus Surveillance & Mosquito Control Workshop, St. Augustine, Florida, March 23-25, 2010 (Sponsored by AMCD,USDA/CMAVE, and FMCA)
Agenda (Click here)
The purpose: To exchange & share information about mosquito-borne disease and vector mosquito population surveillance data, review recent developed techniques for surveillance and control of mosquitoes, and provide training for professional employees.
The Major Topics: The first day will cover international and national issues on mosquito-borne disease and control. The second day will cover federal and state government, and universities on mosquito-borne disease surveillance, research and control. The third day will cover local mosquito control districts/agencies and vendors' programs and techniques. The topics to be addressed will pertain to mosquito population and arbovirus / mosquito-borne disease surveillance (state and local programs and surveillance techniques), insect nuisances, and mosquito control ( program evaluation, pesticide resistance and pesticide safety). The AMCD's 60 year anniversary celebration will be conducted during lunch time.
Who should attend: Entomologists, biologists, epidemiologists, mosquito control workers, administrators, field inspector/sprayers, public health workers, and veterinarians.
Registration & Materials Fee: $50 per day, 3 day session for $150 including 3 lunches and 1 dinner. Cash/money order or Check will be accepted for registration fee. Make your check payable to AMCD and mark for workshop. Please use the paynow option on the registration page when you register. CEU credits (20) will be provided. Participation will be limited to 90-100 people.
When you register, please give your name, organization, contact information (Tel, fax, e-mail address), session, and payment method. Registration Form
Hotel Information: Holiday Inn, 860 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach, FL 32080, Group rate: $89 per night. (RSVP March 15th)
Tel: 1-800-626-7263 (Celeste Kuhar) and identify yourself as being with the Anastasia Mosquito Control Party
Date & Time: March 23-25, 2010. 9:00am-3:00pm each day
Directions & Contact Information: For meeting site: Anastasia MCD, 500 Old Beach Road, St. Augustine, FL 32080. Exit I-95 to East 207, make right turn to East 312, pass US 1 and go over the 312 bridge. After passing A1A intersection, make a right turn. The AMCD is located across from the Atlantic Auto Shop on the left side. You may also view a map.
AMCD contact person: Ms. Kay Gaines, Tel: 904/471-3107 ext 208; Fax 904/471-3189; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
USDA contact person: Dr. Ken Linthicum, 352/374-5901, Kenneth.Linthicum@ARS.USDA.Gov