2020 CPCA Spring Conference

Come join us at the Hotel Elegante Conference and Event Center Colorado Springs, Colorado on March 12-13 2020 for the Colorado Pest Control Association's Spring Conference!





To make your hotel reservations at the Hotel Elegante Conference and Event Center, please click here or call 800-981-4012 and mention the Colorado Pest Control Association or group reservation #2418011 by February 18, 2020, to receive the discounted group rate of $89/night.

After February 18, rates and availability are subject to change.


The CPCA 2020 Spring Conference brings together Colorado’s top pest control companies for two days of business & management programs. CPCA welcomes your business and offers supplier companies customized sponsorship opportunities-to gain exposure and recognition with top customers. Click here to view the sponsor and exhibit opportunities available.



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Thursday, March 12

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

7:00 AM - 7:45 AM
Continental Breakfast & Exhibits
Sponsored by

7:45 AM - 8:00 AM
Welcome & Announcements
Andrea Edwards, CPCA President

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Rodent Monitoring
Scott Smith, Bell Laboratories 
Credit Category: 304

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Termite Biology and the Transfer of Control Agents
Bob Davis, Ph.D., BASF
Credit Category: 301

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Refreshment Break & Exhibits
Sponsored by

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Laundering Pesticide-Contaminated Work Clothing
Thia Walker, Colorado State University
Credit Category: AS & PS

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Luncheon & Exhibits

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
The Colorado Department of Agriculture Groundwater Protection Program
Rob Wawrzynski, Colorado Department of Agriculture
Credit Category: Enviornment Protection

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Bird Management 
Jeff Watts, Bird-B-Gone
Credit Category: 302

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Refreshment Break & Exhibits
Sponsored by

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Managing Confrontations with the Public
Thia Walker, Colorado State University
Credit Category: PF & UP

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mosquitoes & Ticks
Ryan Neff, MGK
Credit Category: 110 Public Health

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Reception in Exhibits

Friday, March 13

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast & Exhibits
Sponsored by

8:00 AM - 8:15
CPCA General Membership Meeting

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

Pest Management Professionals as Protectors of Public Health
Mike Bentley, Ph.D., National Pest Management Association
Credit Category: 304

Stored Product Pests
Jeff Weier, Spargue Pest Solutions
Credit Category: 305

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Bats: What You Need to Know
Paul Cryan, USGS
Jessica Royer, USGS
Credit Category: 302

Eric Paysen, Syngenta
Credit Category: 304

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Refreshment Break & Exhibits

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Pest Control in Food Plants
Judy Black, Rollins, Inc.
Credit Category: 304

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Regulatory Update
Colorado Department of Agriculture 
Credit Category: Laws & Regs (2)

Meetings and Schedule

March 8-10, 2020
Legislative Day 2020
Washington, DC

March 12-13, 2020
CPCA Spring Conference
Colorado Springs, CO

September 19, 2020
CPCA Sporting Clay Shoot
Brighton, Colorado

December 1, 2020
CPCA Fall Conference
Denver, Colorado


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