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Title and Presenter
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - First Session
1:30 P.M.
Opening Remarks - Steve Pavlovich, AMCA Washington Day - Annie Thompson


1:50 P.M.
Pesticide Update - Mickey Taylor


2:10 P.M.
West Nile Virus in Chatham County, 2019 - Bobby Moulis
2:30 P.M.
Mosquito Research at VSU: Heartworm Prevalence and Insecticide Resistance Studies - Christopher Slanton and Emily Evans
3:05 P.M.
Lessons Learned from Advancement in Mosquito Control Opertaions - Jessi Howard Kenney
3:55 P.M.
Recent Assessment of Tick activities in Environmental Health Programs in the US - Andrew Ruiz
4:20 P.M.
LaCrosse Virus in the Appalachians: A State Park Case Example - Ray King
4:40 P.M.
Mobile County Vector Services: A History of Prevention - Paul Efird
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - Second Session
9:00 A.M.
The History of Aedes aegypti in Georgia - Rosmarie Kelly
9:20 A.M.
Malaria: History's Killer - Joe Conlon
10:00 A.M.
Molecular Diagnostics Vector Program - Cameron Gundry
10:30 A.M.
Education and Outreach in Mosquito Control - Annie Thompson
11:10 A.M.
Insecticide Resistance Testing in Georgia - Tiffany Nguyen
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - Third Session
1:30 P.M.
Alabama Report: Current Status in the Vector World - Savannah Duke
1:50 P.M.
Trapping Mosquitoes: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - Laura Peaty
2:10 P.M.
CDC Bottle Bioassay ResultsShow Need for Rotating Organophosphate and Pyrethroid-Based Adulticides Against Florida Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus - Eva Buckner
2:40 P.M.
CDC Hurricane Funding and Current Activities of the Arboviral Disease Branch, 2019 - Roxanne Connelly
3:40 P.M.
American Mosquito Control Association National Update - Chris Lesser
4:20 P.M.
Household Pests - Dan Suiter
5:00 P.M.
Tick Training Update - Lorenza Beati
Friday, October 18, 2019 - Fourth Session
9:00 A.M.
Dirofilariasis: A Model for Onchocerciasis? - Sophie Racey
9:20 A.M.
Early Season Abundance of Culex restuans as an Indicator of West Nile Virus Activity - Dariana Rodriguez, Christopher Slanton, and Emily Evans
9:40 A.M.
Mosquito Populations in Carolina Bays - Darold Batzer
10:20 A.M.
Mosquito Control in the Desert and the Bullhead City Experience - Joe Iburg
10:50 A.M.
Good Housekeeping in Mosquito Control - Doug Nelson
11:10 A.M.
Geographic Variation in Vector Prevalence and West Nile Virus Detection in Lowndes County - Mark Blackmore