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1 - Greenhouse IPM successes and integration of intensive biological control strategies in Canada and the US

9:50 - 1.2 - Development and implementation of IPM in Alberta greenhouses, Kwesi Ampong-Nyarko, Edmonton Special Crops, Alberta Ag and Rural Development, Edmonton, AB, Canada

10:15 - 1.3 - IPM in Canadian greenhouse floriculture: Making it work, Michael Brownbridge, Horticultural Production Systems, Vineland Research & Innovation Centre, Vineland Station, ON, Canada

11:00 - 1.4 - Something old, something new—Encouraging greenhouse growers to use IPM, Elizabeth Lamb, NYS IPM, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

11:25 - 1.5 - Transitioning to biocontrols one grower at a time, Ronald Valentin, Syngenta Flowers, Gilroy, CA


2 - Overcoming IPM challenges in the urban landscape: Implementation, establishment and evaluation

9:45 - 2.1 - Sustainable strategies: Conservation gardens in the urban landscape, S. Kristine Braman, Depart of Entomology and Center of Urban Agriculture, University of Georgia, Griffin, GA; Bethany Harris

10:05 - 2.2 - Invasive pests and the subtropic landscape—Is management possible?, Catharine Mannion, Tropical Research and Education Center, University of Florida, Homestead, FL

10:25 - 2.3 - Meeting the challenge of managing plant disease in the subtropical urban landscape, Tropical Research and Education Center, University of Florida, Homestead, FL

11:00 - 2.4 - Overcoming practical impediments to sustainability in the urban landscape, Svoboda V. Pennisi, Department of Horticulture, University of Georgia, Griffin, GA

11:20 - 2.5 - Optimizing plant breeding for sustainable landscapes, Carol Robacker, Horticulture, Department of Horticulture, University of Georgia, Griffin, GA

11:40 - 2.6 - Can we successfully manage the landscape?


3 - IPM in arable cropping systems: Lessons learnt in European project

9:50 - 3.2 - Agronomic evaluation of IPM strategies in European winter-wheat production, Per Kudsk, Agroecology, Aarhus University, Slagelse, Denmark

10:05 - 3.3 - Agronomic evaluation of IPM strategies in European maize production, Maurizio Sattin, Instituto di Biologia Agroambientale e Forestale, CNR, Legnaro, Italy

10:20 - 3.4 - Economic and environmental evaluation of IPM strategies in wheat- and maize-based rotations, Vasileios Vasileiadis, Instituto di Biologia Agroambientale e Forestale, CNR, Legnaro, Italy


4 - Advanced technology for precision IPM: Latest developments
with examples from the field and legal considerations

9:45 - 4.1 - Robotics and sensors—Engineering developments, Ken Giles, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of California-Davis, Davis, CA

10:15 - 4.2 - Robotics and sensors—Examples from the field, Yong-Lak Park, Plant & Soil Sciences, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

11:00 - 4.3 - Aerial imaging and remote sensing for precision agriculture and environmental stewardship, Abhijit Nagchaudhuri, Department of Engineering & Aviation Sciences, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD

11:30 - 4.4 - Remote sensing to proximal sensing: Applications in precision agriculture, Raj Khosla, Soil and Crop Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

3:00 - 4.5 - Application of unmanned aerial systems for pest management: Opportunities and challenges, Manoj Karkee, Biological Systems Engineering Department, Washington State University, Prosser, WA

3:30 - 4.6 - Regulatory issues: Local, regional, and national laws, Matt Hampton, Office of Inspector General, US Department of Transportation, Washington, DC

4:15 - 4.7 - Regulations that are appropriate and necessary and those that are not, Greg McNeal, School of Law, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA


5 - Building international professionalism: Credentialing options for the people and places that practice IPM in the built environment

9:50 - 5.2 - BCE and ACE: Trusted credentialling for the individual, Chris J. Stelzig, Entomological Society of America, Annapolis, MD

10:05 - 5.3 - Improving the industry's image With QualityPro, Allison Taisey, National Pest Management Association, Fairfax, VA

10:20 - 5.4 - Looking under the hood at IPM performance at pest management service companies, schools, hospitals and other facilities, Thomas Green, IPM Institute of North America, Inc., Madison, WI

11:00 - 5.5 - Providing a level of comfort with an uncomfortable topic: BedBug Central’s bedbugFREE network, Jeff White, BedBug Central, Lawrenceville, NJ

11:15 - 5.6 - IPM certification by state lead agencies: Benefits and regulatory obstacles, Tim Drake, Clemson University Department of Pesticide Regulation, Pendleton, SC

11:30 - 5.7 - Panel discussion on IPM credentialing, Dave Hedman, Thermapure, Ventura, CA; Robert Nowierski, IPM3, USDA/NIFA, Washington, DC; Frank Ellis, US EPA, Washington, DC; plus other speakers


6 - Biopesticides: Solid partners in IPM fruit and vegetable production

9:45 - 6.1 - Introduction to BPIA and the role of biopesticides in IPM programs, Bill Stoneman

9:50 - 6.2 - Smart use of biopesticides in greenhouse herb and vegetable IPM programs, Mathew Krause, BioWorks Inc., Victor, NY

10:03 - 6.3 - Growing roots, shoots, and fruits—The increasing collection of biorational products for IPM, Craig A. Campbell, Valent BioSciences Corporation, Libertyvillle, IL

10:16 - 6.4 - Biopesticides—The product of innovation, Pam Marrone, Marrone Bio Innovations, Davis, CA

10:29 - 6.5 - What will it take for biologics to achieve greater impact in production agriculture?, Paul Walgenbach, Bayer Cropscience Biologics, West Sacramento, CA


7 - Issues surrounding adoption and resourcing of IPM

11:00 - 7.1 - The role of IPM in a crowded and hungry world—Trends in field crop IPM in the USA, Charles Allen, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, San Angelo, TX

11:30 - 7.2 - Adoption of IPM, Paul A. Horne, IPM Technologies Pty Ltd, Hurstbridge, Victoria, Australia


8 - Pest to plate: The impossible job of talking to eaters about IPM

11:00 - 8.1 - Round table discussion, facilitated by Susan Futrell and Michael Rozyne


9 - Invasive species as drivers of dynamic IPM programs

3:00 - 9.1 - Progress in IPM techniques for managing brown marmorated stink bug in mid-Atlantic orchards, Anne L. Nielsen, Entomology, Rutgers University, Bridgeton, NJ

3:18 - 9.2 - Battling the Asian citrus psyllid and citrus greening in Florida, Kirsten S. Pelz-Stelinski, Entomology, University of Florida, Lake Alfred, FL

3:36 - 9.3 - The recent invasion of the spotted wing drosophila and its effects on Michigan fruit production, Julianna K. Wilson, Entomology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI


10 - Increasing connections between IPM and wildlife damage management

3:00 - 10.1 - Parallel universes? Increasing connections between IPM and wildlife damage management, Lynn Braband, New York State IPM Program, Cornell University, Rochester, NY

3:15 - 10.2 - Thank goodness they got all the dragons: Wildlife damage management through the ages, Maureen G. Frank, Wildland Resources Department, Utah State University, Logan, UT

3:35 - 10.3 - How wildlife damage management interects with and is different from other IPM, Robert Schmidt, Environment & Society Department, Utah State University, Logan, UT

4:15 - 10.4 - Recent collaborations: Internet Center for Wildlife Damage Management, National Wildlife Control Training Program & Master Gardener Training, Raj Smith, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

4:35 - 10.5 - Wlidlife damage management in the digital age: Collaborating with others to spread the message, Fudd Graham, Auburn University, Auburn, AL


11 - Kochia IWM: Tumbling across the Great Plains

3:00 - 11.1 - Origin and status of kochia in North America, Phillip Stahlman, Agricultural Research Center-Hays, Kansas State University, Hays, KS

3:20 - 11.2 - Kochia occurrence in northern Great Plains and Canada, Linda Hall, Agricultural Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

3:40 - 11.3 - Kochia biology and ecology: Deciphering the weed adaptive process to guide IWM, Prashant Jha, Southern Agricultural Research Center, Montana State University, Huntley, MT; Anita Dille, Department of Agronomy, Kansas State University

4:15 - 11.4 - Physiological and molecular characterization of multiple herbicide resistance in kochia, Mithila Jugulam, Agronomy Department, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS; Todd Gaines, Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University

4:30 - 11.5 - Identifying herbicide control options for kochia, Andrew Kniss, Department of Plant Science, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; Curtis Thompson, Department of Agronomy, Kansas State University

4:45 - 11.6 - Options for preplant control of kochia, Brian Jenks, North Central Research Extension Center, North Dakota State University, Minot, ND

5:00 - 11.7 - Kochia IWM: Discussion of our control options, Anita Dille, Agronomy Department, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS


12 - Digital governance technologies to support IPM decision making

3:00 - 12.1 - Introduction: Need for digital governance in pest management, Naresh Duggal

3:10 - 12.2 - Digital governance in structural IPM: System development and project automation—The Orkin approach, Zia Siddiqi, Orkin, Atlanta, GA

4:15 - 12.3 - Digital governance in structural IPM: System development and project automation—The County of Santa Clara approach, Naresh Duggal, IPM, Santa Clara County, San Jose, CA

4:45 - 12.4 - Case studies on benefits of spatial technologies for pest and environment management and biosecurity, Sally Casey, Iconyx Pty. Ltd., Bundoora, Victoria, Australia


13 - IPM finds food safety

3:00 - 13.1 - Using data to guide IPM decisions, Mark D. Sheperdigian, Rose Pest Solutions, Troy, MI

3:30 - 13.2 - Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered: Using pheromones, Jeffrey A. Weier, Sprague Pest Solutions, Tacoma, WA

4:15 - 13.3 - The ins and outs of building design: A foundation for pest management, Patricia Hottel, McCloud Services, South Elgin, IL

4:45 - 13.4 - Pest management partnerships for food safety success, James E. Sargent, Copesan Services, Menomonee Falls, WI


14 - IPM Working Group success stories

4:15 - 14.1 - The North Central Extension Entomology Working Group, Robert Wright, Entomology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

4:30 - 14.2 - The Great Lakes Fruit Working Group, Julianna Wilson, Entomology, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI

4:45 - 14.3 - The Great Lakes Vegetable Working Group, James Jasinski, Extension, Ohio State University, Urbana, OH


15 - Integrated management of Plant Disease Vectoring Pests: Asian citrus psyllid, glassy-winged sharpshooter, Bemesia tabaci,
flower thrips, and potato psyllid

9:45 - 15.1 - Integrated management of Asian citrus psyllid, Jawwad A. Qureshi, Southwest Florida Research and Education Center, University of Florida-IFAS, Immokalee, FL

10:05 - 15.2 - Is vector control sufficient to limit pathogen spread in vineyards?, Matt Daugherty, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA

10:25 - 15.3 - Advent of biologically based management systems for Bemisia tabaci and tomato yellow leafcurl virus, Philip A. Stansly, Southwest Florida Research and Education Center, University of Florida-IFAS, Immokalee, FL

11:00 - 15.4 - Challenges and opportunities for managing thrips and tospoviruses, Joseph E. Funderburk, Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, Quincy, FL

11:20 - 15.5 - Advances in IPM for the potato psyllid, John T Trumble, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA


16 - Reaching new audiences: Innovative strategies to communicate IPM

9:45 - 16.1 - Beyond the links: Using golf courses for education and outreach, Joellen K. Lampman, New York State IPM Program, Cornell University, Albany, NY

10:00 - 16.2 - Poster series as tools for educating the public for a sustainable landscape, David L. Clement, University of Maryland Extension, University of Maryland, Ellicott City, MD; Mary K. Malinoski, University of Maryland Extension

11:00 - 16.3 - A new approach to bed bug outreach, Matt J. Frye, New York State IPM Program, Cornell University, Elmsford, NY

11:20 - 16.4 - Extension outreach tools for invasive pests and diseases, Mary K. Malinoski, University of Maryland Extension, University of Maryland, Ellicott City, MD; David L. Clement, University of Maryland Extension

11:40 - 16.5 - The IPM image gallery: Successes and challenges in social media outreach, Jody L. Gangloff-Kaufmann, New York State IPM Program, Cornell University, Babylon, NY


17 - IPM is critical to managing pest resistance in transgenic crop production systems

9:45 - 17.1 - Global update on insect-resistant crops:  Capitalizing on successes and learning from mistakes, Blair D. Siegfried, Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

10:00 - 17.2 - Global status of herbicide-tolerant crops and herbicide resistance weed research, Philip Westra, Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

10:15 - 17.3 - A tale of two acronyms: IRM is long-term, area-wide IPM, David W. Onstad, DuPont Agricultural Biotechnology, DuPont, Wilmington, DE

10:30 - 17.4 - IPM in the transgenic era: A realistic assessment of integration in commercial corn and soybean production, Michael E. Gray, Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

11:00 - 17.5 - IPM: The solution to herbicide resistance, A. Stanley Culpepper, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

11:15 - 17.6 - Regulatory emphasis on IPM and pest resistance, Mark A. Peterson, Crop Protection Research and Development, Dow AgroSciences, Indianapolis, IN

11:30 - 17.7 - IPM is essential to sustainable transgene crop production systems, Robert A. Masters, Crop Protection Research and Development, Dow AgroSciences, Indianapolis, IN


18 - Does collaboration make IPM work?—Stories from OECD countries, Europe and Canada

9:45 - 18.1 - Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in support of global IPM: A goal to meet pesticide risk reduction challenges, Cezarina Kora, Pesticide Risk Reduction Program, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada

10:00 - 18.2 - From ENDURE to C-IPM: The power of networking to advance IPM implementation in Europe, Jay Ram Lamichhane, Eco-Innov, INRA, Grignon, France

10:15 - 18.3 - From research to practice: European berry fruit and field vegetables IPM, Nick Birch, James Hutton Institute, Dundee, Angus, Scotland, UK

10:30 - 18.4 - From SIR with love: Taking a successful Canadian grassroots area-wide IPM program global, Cara Nelson, Okanagan Kootenay Sterile Insect Release (OKSIR) Programme, Kelowna, BC, Canada


19 - Getting more green in professional pest management—Even for bed bugs

9:50 - 19.2 - Green matters: Overcoming the challenges and achieving the goals of “green” pest management, Jeff Weier, Sprague Pest Solutions, Tacoma, WA

10:15 - 19.3 - Bed bugs in sensitive environments: Can green matter when dealing with public health pests?, Mark Sheperdigian, Rose Pest Solutions, Troy, MI


20 - Socio-economics and opinion research as strategic tools for IPM: Values and drivers to enhance planning, adoption and tech transfer

10:05 - 20.2 - Botanicals and other Innovative alternatives to conventional pesticides, Murray Isman, Faculty of Land & Food Systems, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

10:25 - 20.3 - Developing markets in Latin America for IPM—Getting to know stakeholder’s opinion for organic, Jorge Berni, Berni Labs, Aguascalientes, AGS, Mexico

11:00 - 20.4 - From scouting to intelligent pest monitoring systems: How adoption can hinge on opinion research, Saber Miresmailli, Ecoation Innovative Solutions, Inc, Vancouver, BC, Canada


21 - IPM research projects in the UK and the southern Caribbean

11:00 - 21.1 - Screening potential products for control of Drosophila suzukii in the UK, Andrew G.S. Cuthbertson, The Food and Environment Research Agency, National Bee Unit, Sand Hutton, York, UK

11:15 - 21.2 - Contingency planning for small hive beetle Aethina tumida in the UK, Andrew G.S. Cuthbertson, The Food and Environment Research Agency, National Bee Unit, Sand Hutton, York, UK

11:30 - 21.3 - Use of Ascophyllum seaweed extract as bioelicitor or biostimulant in tomato production in the southern Caribbean, Jayaraj Jayaraman, Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science and Technology, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago


22 - Inside/outside: How building design and structure can hurt or help IPM efforts

11:05 - 22.2 - Interior building design for successful IPM in commercial kitchens, Judy Black, The Steritech Group, Broomfield, CO

11:30 - 22.3 - Exterior building design for IPM success, John Cooksey, McCall Service, Jacksonville, FL


23 - Two invasive pests that fundamentally changed IPM in fruit and nut crops:  Brown marmorated stink bug and spotted wing drosophila

1:45 - 23.1 - Biology ecology and management of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Tracy Leskey, USDA-ARS, Kearneysville, WV

2:05 - 23.2 - BMSB population dynamics in the Western US, Nik Wiman, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; Vaughn M Walton

2:25 - 23.3 - SWD ecology biology and management in small and stone fruit, Vaughn Walton, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

3:00 - 23.4 - Biology and management of spotted wing drosophila in the southeastern United States, Lauren Diepenbrock, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

3:20 - 23.5 - Organic management of BMSB, Anne Nielsen, Rutgers, Bridgeton, NJ

3:40 - 23.6 - Using the spotted wing drosophila genome to develop novel management approaches, Joanna Chiu, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA

4:15 - 23.7 - Prospects for biological control of BMSB and SWD, Kim A. Hoelmer, , USDA-ARS, Newark, DE

4:35 - 23.8 - Drosophila suzukii overwintering and alternate host biology, Anna Wallingford, Cornell University, Geneva, NY

4:55 - 23.9 - Prospect for SWD biological control in western US, Antonio Biondi, University of Catania, Italy


24 - IPM in a changing urban landscape: Sustainable farming in cities

1:45 - 24.1 - Urban vacant lots as a conservation habitat for beneficial arthropods, Mary Gardiner, Entomology, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH

2:05 - 24.2 - New York City community gardens: Agro-ecological characteristics, pest challenges, and opportunities for IPM, Timothy Leslie, Biology, LIU Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

2:25 - 24.3 - IPM for urban and other small-scale farmers in the western USA: Challenges and opportunities, Tessa Grasswitz, New Mexico State University, Los Lunas, NM

3:00 - 24.4 - “Vacant to Vibrant” Urban Agriculture Project Inspires Youth Entrepreneurs IPM Adoption, Brad Bergefurd, OSU South Centers, Piketon, OH

3:20 - 24.5 - Urban agriculture resources: IPM challenges and solutions in California, Cheryl Wilen, University of California Cooperative Extension, San Diego, CA

3:40 - 24.6 - Urban agriculture IPM challenges, Jacqueline Kowalski, OSU Extension Cuyahoga County, Cleveland, OH

4:15 - 24.7 - Delivery of real-time pest activity to urban producers, Marion Murray, Department of Biology, Utah State University Cooperative Extension, Logan, UT


25 - Application of entomopathogenic nematodes in IPM

1:45 - 25.1 - Entomopathogenic nematodes: A tool in integrated pest management systems, Parwinder Grewal, Entomology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

2:05 - 25.2 - Mass application of entomopathogenic nematodes prevented an outbreak of the pine defoliating sawfly Acantholyda posticalis in Finland, Heikki M.T. Hokkanen, Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

2:25 - 25.3 - Improving microbial control efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes in orchard systems, David I. Shapiro-Ilan, SE Fruit and Tree Nut Research Unit, USDA-ARS, SAA, Byron, GA

3:00 - 25.4 - Integration of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) in large scale agriculture systems, Itamar Glazer, Plant Science Institute, The Volcani Center, Bet Dagan, Israel

3:20 - 25.5 - The potential of entomopathogenic nematodes as biological control of sweet potato weevils and their mechanism of the reduction of weevils’ populations in sweet potato fields, Itoman Branch, Kyushu Okinawa Agricultural Research Center, Okinawa-ken, Japan

3:40 - 25.6 - Beneficial nematodes in IPM—An African perspective, Solveig Haukeland, African Insect Science for Food and Health, ICIPE, Nairobi, Kenya

4:15 - 25.7 - Compatibility of nematodes in conventional programs, Jennifer Bergh, BASF Specialty Products, BASF, Corvallis, OR

4:30 - 25.8 - Predaceous nematode: A preliminary investigation as a possible management tool for cabbage maggot in the Salinas Valley of California, Shimat V. Joseph, UC Cooperative Extension, University of California, Salinas, CA


26 - Innovative bed bug management strategies

1:45 - 26.1 - Cost-effective approaches for bed bug management in multi-unit dwellings, Changlu Wang, Entomology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

2:10 - 26.2 - Natural enemies of bed bugs: Pharaoh ants as an effective predator and a potential control agent?, Grzesiek Buczkowski, Entomology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN


27 - Synergizing organic and IPM

3:00 - 27.1 - Setting the groundwork: Similarities, differences, and definitions for organic and IPM, and rationale for working together to tackle joint priorities, Thomas A. Green, IPM Institute of North America, Inc., Madison, WI

3:30 - 27.2 - Market drivers and barriers to organic adoption, Grace Gershuny, Gaia Services, Barnet, VT

4:15 - 27.3 - Market drivers and barriers to IPM adoption, Susan Futrell, Red Tomato, Plainville, MA

4:40 - 27.4 - Organic and IPM priority setting for research, policy and education, Brian P. Baker, Independent Consultant, Ithaca, NY


28 - Educating IPM practitioners: Critical component for sustainable agricultural systems

3:00 - 28.1 - IPM, pest risk analysis and safe trade—Educational challenges for regulatory professional, Stephanie Bloem, Center for Plant Health Science and Technology, USDA-APHIS-PPQ, Raleigh, NC

3:15 - 28.2 - IPM challenges in crop consulting, Billy M. McLawhorn, Jr., McLawhorn Crop Services, Inc., Cove City, NC

3:30 - 28.3 - Sustainability and IPM from a food distributor’s perspective—What customers are interested in learning about agricultural practices, Georgiann Miller, Sysco, Houston, TX

3:45 - 28.4 - Industry perspectives on practitioner education and intern experiences, Michael Seagraves, Driscolls, Watsonville, CA

4:15 - 28.5 - Educational needs of IPM in developing countries, Rangaswamy Muniappan, IPM Innovation Lab, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA

4:30 - 28.6 - IPM knowledge expectations for California's licensed pest control advisors, Frank G. Zalom, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of California, Davis, CA

4:45 - 28.7 - Novel education for the next generation of IPM practitioners, Amanda C. Hodges, Doctor of Plant Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; Gary L. Hein, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE


29 - New advances in school IPM

3:00 - 29.1 - Measurement of pesticide reduction in schools, Megan Dunn,, Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP), Everett, WA; Sharon Selvaggio, Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP), Eugene, OR

3:25 - 29.2 - Adapting IPM to Israel through internal and US partnerships, Debby F Mir, Tel-Aviv University, Tivon, Israel; Sagi Gavriel; Shirra Freeman


30 - IPM adoption in colleges and schools: A view of the process

4:15 - 30.1 - IPM management for a large college campus setting, George G. Bernardon, Grounds Management, SSC Service Solutions, Knoxville, TN

4:45 - 30.2 - Creating incentives for IPM adoption in california schools and child care, Thomas A. Babb, Pest Management and Licensing Branch, California Department of Pesticide Regulation (California EPA), Sacramento, CA


31 - Role of microbial control agents in IPM

9:45 - 31.1 - Incorporating entomopathogenic nematodes into production systems: What needs to change and what can stay the same?, Edwin Lewis, Entomology and Nematology, University of California, Davis, CA

10:05 - 31.2 - Importance of entomopathogenic fungi in strawberry and vegetable pest management in California, Surendra K. Dara, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California Cooperative Extension, San Luis Obispo, CA

10:25 - 31.3 - Role of various entomopathogens in pest management in orchard systems, Lawrence Lacey, IP Consulting International, Yakima, WA


32 - New tools for your toolbox: Manipulation of agricultural and forest pests with Specialized Pheromone & Lure Application Technologies (SPLAT®)

9:45 - 32.1 - Management of insects with semiochemicals using SPLAT® technologies, Agenor Mafra-Neto, ISCA Technologies Inc., Riverside, CA

10:00 - 32.2 - Development of specialized pheromone and lure application technologies for management of bark beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Western North America, Christopher J. Fettig, USDA-Forest Service, Davis, CA

10:20 - 32.3 - IPM of tropical fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) with fruit fly lures and SPLAT® technologies, Roger I. Vargas, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Hilo, HI


33 - Herbicide resistance, weeds and IPM: The human dimension of how the problem evolved and how to mitigate the issues

9:45 - 33.1 - Perspectives of herbicide resistant weeds in agriculture and the need for greater management diversity, Micheal D.K. Owen, Agronomy Department, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

10:15 - 33.2 - Economics of herbicide resistance management, George B. Frisvold, University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ

11:00 - 33.3 - Community-based approaches for common pool resource challenges in herbicide resistance management, David Ervin, Portland State University, Portland, OR

11:30 - 33.4 - Removing barriers to weed management diversification by highlighting the hidden costs of biological time constraints, Jeffrey L. Gunsolus, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN


34 - Pollinator protection: The role of IPM

9:45 - 34.1 - Pollinator protection: Regulatory actions and voluntary approaches, Thomas F. Moriarty, Office of Pesticide Programs, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC

10:05 - 34.2 - Pollinator protection through enhanced landscapes and outreach in the Department of Defense, Denise T. DeBusk, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic, Norfolk, VA

10:25 - 34.3 - Enhancing pollinator habitat in agricultural landscapes, Jaret C. Daniels, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL

11:00 - 34.4 - IPM strategies to protect pollinators, Julianna K. Wilson, Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

11:15 - 34.5 - State and local efforts under Managed Pollinator Protection Plans (MP3s), Scott Oldham, Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, Salt Lake City, UT


35 - Tools for successful IPM in schools and childcare centers: Collaborating resources for the National IPM Training Program and best management practices

9:45 - 35.1 - Expanding school IPM Implementation within the Northeastern United States: A Best Management Practices Approach, Lynn Braband, NYS Community IPM Program, Cornell University, Rochester, NY

10:15 - 35.2 - Stop School Pests—Whole sale education efforts to kickstart a school IPM program, Shaku Nair, MAC, University of Arizona, Maricopa, AZ


36 - IPM Innovation Lab’s IPM components and packages for tropical agriculture

9:45 - 36.1 - An overview of the IPM Innovation Lab, Amer Fayad and Rangaswamy Muniappan, OIRED

9:50 - 36.2 - The role of IPM in USAID’s Feed the Future Initiative, John E. Bowman, USAID Bureau for Food Security (BFS), Office of Agricultural Research & Policy (ARP), Washington, DC

10:05 - 36.3 - Integrated strategies for the management of Peanut bud necrosis virus in tomato, Naidu Rayapati, Department of Plant Pathology. Irrigated Agriculture Research & Extension Center, Washington State University, Prosser, WA

10:20 - 36.4 - Developing and evaluating vegetable  integrated pest management (IPM) packages: A participatory research approach, Sulav Paudel, International Development Enterprises (iDE), Bakhundole, Lalitpur, Nepal

11:00 - 36.5 - IPM for pearl millet in Niger, Malick Ba, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Niamey, Niger

11:15 - 36.6 - Host-free period for management of tomato leaf curl disease, Robert Gilbertson, Department of Plant Pathology, University of California-Davis, Davis, CA

11:30 - 36.7 - Impact assessment of IPM Innovation Lab: Did it really generate more than $2 billion?, George Norton, Department of Agricultural Economics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

11:45 - 36.8 - Major pests and diseases of important fruit crops in Vietnam, Nguyen Van Hoa, Southern Horticultural Research Institute, Tiengiang, Vietnam


37 - The impact of pesticide exposure on indigenous cultural practitioners

11:00 - 37.1 - The impact of pesticide exposure on indigenous cultural practitioners, Diania Caudell, California Indian Basketweavers Association, Escondido, CA


38 - Invasive plant management: An IPM approach

11:00 - 38.1 - Integrated management of invasive mile-a-minute vines in the eastern US, Donna Ellis, Department of Plant Science & Landscape Architecture, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

11:30 - 38.2 - Development of the first biological control agent of invasive swallow-worts: Hypena opulenta, Lisa Tewksbury, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Rhode Island Biocontrol Laboratory, Kingston, RI


39 - Tools for successful IPM in schools and childcare centers: Measuring and evaluating verifiable school IPM

11:00 - 39.1 - Using TurningPoint to engage your audience and measure knowledge, L.C. Fudd Graham, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

11:15 - 39.2 - Quantifying pests risks using The, Janet Hurley, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Dallas, TX

11:30 - 39.3 - A national IPM resource inventory: iSchool Pest Manager, Kaci Buhl, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR


40 - eTools—Decision support for New York State growers

1:45 - 40.1 - Delivery of weather and pest information via eNEWA, Tim Weigle, NYS IPM Program, Cornell University, Portland, NY

2:00 - 40.2 - Online IPM courses for PAT credits, Abby Seaman, NYS IPM Program, Cornell University, Geneva, NY

2:15 - 40.3 - Greenhouse Scout—An interactive app for scouting and biological control information, Elizabeth Lamb, NYS IPM Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

2:30 - 40.4 - Instantaneous mapping and blog alerts for spotted wing drosophila catches, Juliet Carroll, NYS IPM Program, Cornell University, Geneva, NY


41 - Protecting Mother Earth through tribal IPM and invasive species control:  Preserving forests, foods, and traditional tribal cultural activities

1:45 - 41.1 - Tribal IPM approaches to controlling invasive species, protecting mother earth, and preserving traditional tribal cultural activities, Fred Corey, Aroostook Band of Micmacs, Presque Isle, ME

2:15 - 41.2 - Tribal IPM for forests and food, Nina Hapner, Kashia Band of Pomo Indians, Stewarts Point Rancheria, Santa Rosa, CA

3:00 - 41.3 - Native American IPM and invasive species management strategic roadmap, John Phillips, First Americans Land Grant Consortium, Watkinsville, GA, and Virgil Dupuis, Salish Kootenai College, Pablo, MT


42 - Agronomic and economic benefits of seed treatments: The IPM perspective

1:50 - 42.2 - Modern IPM, David Onstad, DuPont, Wilmington, DE

2:05 - 42.3 - Assessing risk and return on investment of fungicide and insecticide soybean seed treatments, Shawn Conley, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

2:20 - 42.4 - Liife without neonicotinoids, John Haynes, MJ & SC Collins, Harlow, Essex, UK

2:35 - 42.5 - Managing bean leaf beetles on our farm, Ray Gaesser, Gasser Farms, Corning, IA

3:00 - 42.6 - Enhancing IPM with neonicotinoid seed treatments in the Mid-Southern U.S., Jeffrey Gore, Delta Research and Extension Center, Mississippi State University, Stoneville, MS

3:15 - 42.7 - Economic benefits of neonicotinoid insecticides in the U.S. and Canada, Paul Mitchell, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI


43 - Reducing the threat posed by africanized honey bees to workers, wildlife, and IPM in agriculture

1:45 - 43.1 - Use of barn owls for sustainable rodent control in Florida, an IPM program threatened by Africanized honey bees, Richard Raid, Plant Pathology, University of Florida, Belle Glade, FL

2:00 - 43.2 - Africanized honey bees—History, problems, and future, William H. Kern, Enotomology and Nematology, University of Florida, Davie, FL

2:15 - 43.3 - A push-pull IPM method to protect cavity-nesting birds from africanized honey bees, Caroline A. Efstathion, Enotomology and Nematology, University of Florida, Davie, FL

2:30 - 43.4 - Living with africanized honey bees—How we are mitigating the threat, Robert F. Horsburgh, Division of Plant Industry, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Jacksonville, FL


44 - Tools for successful IPM in schools and childcare centers: Improving environmental health and literacy through school IPM partnerships

1:45 - 44.1 - Improving IPM literacy among the next generation of earth's stewards, Kathy Murray, Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Augusta, ME

2:02 - 44.2 - Tools for successful IPM implementation in schools and childcares: Perspectives from Indiana and Illinois, Ruth Kerzee, Midwest Pesticide Action Center, Chicago, IL

2:14 - 44.3 - Partnerships to promote sustainable pest management in schools through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program, Seth Dibblee, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5, Chicago, IL


45 - Can insecticide mixtures be used to better enable IPM?

1:45 - 45.1 - Opening Remarks

1:50 - 45.2 - Insecticide mixtures in row crop IPM: A case study with cotton, Jeffrey Gore, Delta Research and Extension Center, Mississippi State University, Stoneville, MS

2:10 - 45.3 - Insecticide mixtures in pest-intensive, high-value vegetable crops:  Rationale and recommendations, John C. Palumbo, Department of Entomology, Yuma Agricultural Center, University of Arizona, Yuma, AZ

2:30 - 45.4 - Pre-mixes for tree fruit IPM: It’s a tough sell, Peter W. Shearer, Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research & Extension Center, Oregon State University, Hood River, OR

3:00 - 45.5 - Practical uses of insecticide mixtures, Caydee Savinelli, Regulatory & Stewardship, Syngenta, Greensboro, NC

3:20 - 45.6 - Implications of insecticide mixtures for delaying insect resistance to insecticides, Timothy J. Dennehy, Global IRM Manager, Global Regulatory Affairs, Bayer Seeds, Research Triangle Park, NC


46 - How a new Working Group used synergy to fuel economic impact
and increase deliverables

3:00 - 46.1 - Building a Working Group: Colleagues, funding, and stakeholders, Sarah A. White, School of Agricultural, Forest, & Environmental Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

3:07 - 46.2 - Multiplier effect: How a pest management strategic plan creates a foundation for productivity, Amy Fulcher, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

3:17 - 46.3 - Synergistic benefits: Increasing Working Group deliverables and impact, Amy Fulcher

3:22 - 46.4 - Maximizing Working Group potential: Using survey results to set stakeholder priorities and evaluate impact, Sarah A. White

3:42 - 46.5 - Working Group innovation fuels development of mobile technology based decision-making tools, Amy Fulcher


47 - Smart, Sensible and Sustainable Approach to implementing your school IPM program (working session)

3:00 - 47.1 - Round table discussion, facilitated by Sherry Glick, EPA/Office of Pesticide Programs, Dallas, TX; Frank Ellis, EPA/Office of Pesticide Programs, Washington, DC


Closing Remarks - Norman C. Leppla, Program Committee Co-chair, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL