Friday, March 25, 2011

Upcoming EPA Conference on Promoting Community IPM to Prevent Tick-Borne Diseases

Please join us for a national conference on Promoting Community Integrated Pest Management (IPM) to Prevent Tick-Borne Diseases. The conference will be held March 30-31, 2011 (8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time) at the Holiday Inn National Airport, 2650 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia.

Agenda Highlights:
• Protecting Children in Schools and Outdoor Environments
• Creating Institutional Structures for Community Level IPM
• Role of Landscape Planning in Tick Management
• Public Outreach Strategies to Reach Targeted Populations
• Protecting Oudoor Workers Exposed to Ticks
• Population-Based Prevention Strategies
• Research Strategies
• Summary of Research Needs and Knowledge Gaps

The agenda (4 pp PDF) provides additional information on the session and the scheduled presenters.

Participate via Webinar (**Just Added**) If you are unable to join us in person, you can participate via Webinar. You must register for each day of the two day Webinar separately:

• Reserve your Webinar seat for March 30, 2011
• Reserve your Webinar seat for March 31, 2011

(Note: Webinar participants should register using these links rather than through the Register button under the Ticket Information header which is intended for on-site participants.) Webinar presentation of the meeting sponsored by RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment.

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