Pests news from BPCA

07 March 2019

PestEx Seminar schedule announced in full

The PestEx 2019 seminar schedule packs in illustrious speakers from across the sector. Delivered by industry experts, we’ve called in favours from all our friends to make sure you leave PestEx that little bit better informed.

All seminars are completely free and open to everyone.

We’ve managed to pack out the full two-day schedule with business and technical talks, specifically designed to help you be a better pest controller or grow your pest management business. 

Technical Theatre

Sponsored by BASF

Business theatre

Sponsored by BPCA BusinessShield

 

DAY ONE: Wednesday 20 March

 

10:00

Can we stem the tide? Invasive non-native species

Niall Moore, Non-Native Species Secretariat

Site-specific pest risk assessments

John Lloyd, Technical Consultant and Company Entomologist

10:00

11:00

Cockroach foraging behaviour and biology

Steve Broadbent, Ensystex

When it goes wrong

Martin Ball, Wildlife Incident Investigation Scheme

11:15

12:00

Rodent Control Challenges and Solutions

Sharon Hughes, BASF

Rodent risks: Closure and prosecution stories

Dr Belinda Stuart-Moonlight, Chartered Environmental Health practitioner and expert witness

12:15

13:00

Bed bugs - new findings on how to detect an unwanted sleeping partner

Dr Jette Knudsen, Nattaro Labs AB

How to hack smart homes and business

Tony Gee, Pen Test Partners

13:15

14:00

10 years of rat and mouse control procedures

Paul Charlson, National Pest Advisory Panel (NPAP), CIEH

Use the law to sell your services

Paul Westgate, Westgate Pest Control

14:15

15:00

Protecting Jersey from Asian hornets

Bob Hogg, Absolute Pest Control and Jersey Beekeepers’ Association

Should I give up, or just keep on chasing payments?

Peter Wallwork, The Credit Services Association

15:15

16:00

British Pest Management Awards Ceremony

 

 

18:30
to late

BPMA and PestEx Afterparty

Giant Robot, Canary Wharf

Buy tickets at bpca.org.uk/afterparty

DAY TWO: Thursday 21 March

10:00

Acquisition, incubation and transfer of bacteria by household insects

Matthew Davies, Killgerm

Federica Boiocchi, Aston University, Birmingham

Our terms and conditions apply...maybe?

David Quinton, Which?

10:15

11:15

Building great pest management programmes
Richard Moseley, Bayer

Don’t get caught in the GDPR trap!

Louise Coldwell, Killgerm

11:15

12:15

A world without pesticides

Alex Wade, Pelgar

Site-specific versus general risk assessments

Barry Nicol, Stallard Kane and BPCA BusinessShield

12:15

13:30

AIB International:
the first 100 years

Jeff Wilson, VP Operations, Europe, Africa, Asia, AIB International

Reputation management - preparing for the unexpected

Jane Shepherd MCIPR, Shepherd PR

13:15

14:30

Expectations from pest monitoring in food manufacturing

Ferenc Varga, Food Safety Manager, Nestlé

BPCA open forum

The BPCA team, chaired by Ian Andrew, Chief Exec, BPCA

14:15

15:15

Winning big: SLAs and tendering

Kevin Higgins, BPCA

Dee Ward-Thompson, BPCA

Richard Harris, Harris Associates

 

 

Register now

Correct as of February 2019. Schedule subject to change.  Check pestex.org for the latest updates.

Source: PPC94

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