This round table workshop is an opportunity for discussing important scientific topics related to mosquito control, biology and entomology within the State of Florida. Hours of the workshop are from 9:00 AM—3:00 PM EST.
Lunch will be provided by the FMCA and refreshments will be provided by Collier MCD. A tour of Collier Mosquito Control District will commence directly after the workshop if you are interested.
Everyone one must register. The cost is $20 per person. There are only 50 seats available for non-speakers, so please register quickly. FDACS will provide Four (4) Public Health CEU's for this event!
***INSTRUCTORS: You must register to be included in the head count, and receive a badge. There is no charge, but please register ASAP***
For more information you can contact:
Michael T. Riles, B.S., Entomologist
Beach Mosquito Control District
Office: 850-233-5030 ext. 106
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Dr. Brian Byrd, Associate Professor Environmental Health Science, Mosquito & Vector Borne Infectious Disease Laboratory Western Carolina University
Water Quality in Storm Drains Treated with Natular XRT
Dr. Larry Hribar, Director of Research, Florida Keys MCD
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Dr. Thomas Unnasch, Department Chair & Distinguished USF Health Professor Environmental & Occupational Health, University of South Florida College of Public Health
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Dr. Keria Lucas, Research Director, Collier MCD
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Dr. Lary Reeves, Research Assistant Scientist, UF/FMEL
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Chip Hancock, Biologist, Sarasota County Mosquito Management
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Katie Williams, Senior Research Biologist, Manatee County MCD
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Rachael Morreale, Applied Science & Technologies Manager, Lee County MCD
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Dan Killingsworth, Owner/Field Operations Manager, Environmental Security
Aedes japonicus: An Update.
Michael Riles, Entomologist/Arbovirus Surveillance Team Leader, Beach MCD
Where the Wild Data Are: Tips for Taming Your District’s Historical Records
Dr. Rebecca Hening, Entomologist, Collier MCD
Tour of the Collier MCD (Optional)