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Title and Presenter
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - First Session
1:30 P.M.
Opening Remarks - Fred Koehle, AMCA Washington Day - Rosmarie Kelly


1:50 P.M.
Control of Aedes aegypti and Ae albopictus in the Real World – Chris Lesser
2:40 P.M.
After Matthew Came Irma: Mosquitoes and Storms - Laura Peaty
3:10 P.M.
Urban Microclimate and Mosquito Dynamics - Michelle Evans
3:30 P.M.
Aedes aegypti Control: Indoor Residual Spraying and the Impact of Insecticide Resistance – Gonzalo Vasquez-Prokopec
4:00 P.M.
The Influence of Temperature on Mosquito Life History and Implications for Transmission – Kerri Miazgowicz
4:30 P.M.
Estimating the Effect of Viral Dose and Temperature on Zika Transmission Potential in Aedes aegypti – Blanka Tesla
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - Second Session
9:00 A.M.
UGA Entomology Department Update - Kris Braman
9:20 A.M.
AMCA Board of Directors Update and Mosquito Control in the United States: Challenges and Opportunities – Joe Conlon
10:00 A.M.
Larviciding in Chatham County – Doug Nelson
10:30 A.M.
Urban Pest Management Training and Education Programs at UGA – Dan Suiter
10:50 A.M.
Industry Spotlight -UNIVAR
11:10 A.M.
Safety Concerns and Personal Protection Relative to Application Method and Product – Mickey Taylor
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - Third Session
1:30 P.M.
Implementing an Arboviral Surveillance Program – Marah Clark
1:55 P.M.
Virus-Like Particle-Based Vaccine Approaches Against Emerging and Reemerging Arboviruses – Maria Arevalo
2:20 P.M.
Zika Virus: The Orange County (Florida) Experience – Kelly Deutsch
2:40 P.M.
Operational Larvicide Applications – Zane McCallister
3:45 P.M.
ZIKV Epidemiology – Skyler Brennan
4:05 P.M.
Industry Spotlight - Clarke
4:25 P.M.
Department of Public Health: In House Training – Fred Koehle
4:25 P.M.
Killer Cows: Zooprophylaxis and Endectocide Use in Mosquito Control - Annie Rich
Friday, October 20, 2017 - Fourth Session
9:00 A.M.
Environmental Health Strike Teams – Byron Lobsinger
9:20 A.M.
An Assessment of Governmental Mosquito Control Services in Georgia – Chris Rustin
9:40 A.M.
A Survey of the Mosquito Population in North Georgia – Amy Grice
10:00 A.M.
The Resurgence of WNV in Chatham County – Bobby Moulis
10:20 A.M.
Wolbachia Infection Among Mosquito Species in the Atlanta Metro Area – James Russell
11:00 A.M.
An Operational Overview of the South Walton County Mosquito Control District – Ben Brewer