Schedule of Events


Thursday, March 10

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Spring Conference Registration


7:00 AM - 7:45 AM

Breakfast and Exhibits


7:45 AM - 8:00 AM

Welcome and Announcements

Brian Daugherty, CPCA President


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


Credit Category: 301*

Dr. Faith Oi, University of Florida 


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Credit Category: 304*

Eric Paysen, Syngenta  


10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Refreshment Break and Exhibits


10:45 AM - 11:45 AM


Credit Category: 304*

Dr. Faith Oi, University of Florida 


11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

Luncheon and Exhibits


1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Pesticide Application and the Environment

Credit Category: Environmental
Protection (EP)*

Jeff Weier, Sprague


1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Moles and Voles

Credit Category: 302 – Outdoor

Howard Franklin, Liphatech


2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Refreshment Break and Exhibits


3:00 PM – 4:00 PM


Credit Category: PF&UP
(Use of Pesticides)*

Amanda Klein, Target Specialty 


4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

How Can You Improve Your Mosquito Control Service?

Credit Category: 110 Public Health*

Stan Cope, Catchmaster

This lively and entertaining presentation is based on 40+ years of working on mosquito control problems around the globe.  We will discuss private industry vs. tax-based mosquito control; key factors in mosquito biology and ecology that influence our ability to control them; inspections – the key to success; adulticiding, larviciding, and non-target organisms; 25b products; and customer expectations.  Elevate your ‘mosquito game’ and get ahead of your competition – attend!  


5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Reception in Exhibits

CPCA Drawing will take place
during the reception.


Friday, March 11

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Spring Conference Registration


7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Breakfast and Exhibits


8:00 AM – 8:15 AM

CPCA General Membership Meeting


8:15 AM – 9:15: AM

Lions and Tigers and Ticks!  Oh, My!

Credit Category: 304

Stan Cope, Catchmaster

Ticks are increasing in public health importance and more companies are adding a tick service to their offerings.  We will examine these fascinating creatures from many angles including classification; their fascinating life cycles; how they find a host and feed; major disease organisms transmitted by ticks; ticks and allergy to red meat; how to remove a tick without blowing up your house; and tick management.  Come and learn what makes these arthropods tick!  


8:15 AM – 9:15: AM

Arrested Development – Insect
Growth regulators & How
they work

Credit Category: 304

Heather Erskine CSI

A deep dive discussion on the timeline, development, and effects of different IGRs and why they are important in pest management.


9:15 AM – 10:15: AM

Pesky Flies

Credit Category: 304

Mike Goza, Pestwest

Flies are flying infections, contaminating every surface landed upon. Understanding both the life cycles and habits of the most common pesky/filth flies is the first step in solving these pestiferous problems. In this program, pest management professionals will learn about the most common pesky/filth flies and innovative methods for their management. Basic sanitation and how a lack thereof can lead to an infestation of pesky/filth flies (and other pests).Differences in BL/FUVA lamp types, how FUVA Lamps attract these flying pests and how proper v. improper deployment affect efficacy of a fly control program in various settings/accounts.


10:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Refreshment Break and Exhibits


10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

7 Secrets to Cockroach Control

Credit Category: 304

Heather Erskine CSI

In this educational session, we will cover 7 secrets for PMPs to utilize structure infesting cockroaches and the people who experience those infestations. Specific tools will be provided to help navigate especially difficult situations. 


10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Interior Plantscape

Credit Category: 307

Miriam Fishell 


11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Regulatory Update

Credit Category: Laws and Regs – 2 credits

CO Dept of Ag


* CPCA has applied for credit in these categories. Please note that categories are subject to change based on final approval by the CDA.
Please visit our website at for updates and final category approval.

Meetings and Schedule

October 22, 2022
2022 Sporting Clay Shoot
Brighton, CO
Register Here!

November 16-17, 2022
CPCA Fall Conference 2022
Black Hawk, CO
Details to come


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