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40th ANNUAL TPCA TEXAS TECH WORKSHOP September 28-29, 2009 Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Lubbock, Texas NEW LOCATION NEW HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Radisson Hotel Downtown The 2009 Texas Tech Workshop will be held in a new 505 Avenue Q, Lubbock, TX location, the spacious Lubbock Memorial Civic Center located at 1501 Mac Davis Lane, Lubbock, TX 79401, For reservations call 806/747-0171. Be sure to mention telephone 806/775-2242. that you are with the TPCA group in order to get our room rate of $64.00 per night. TEXAS TECH WORKSHOP Cut-off date: Saturday, August 15, 2009 Monday - Tuesday, September 28-29, 2009 The TPCA Texas Tech Workshop is a 1 1/2-day Complimentary airport shuttle available. event where you can learn about up-to-the-minute TECHNICIAN TRAINING products and services at the trade show, network with your peers from all over the state and earn CEU credits Monday, September 28 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM while learning about a wide variety of aspects of pest This course, conducted by Dr. Don Renchie of the control. Texas AgriLife Extension Service at Texas A&M Univer- Texas, TDA and New Mexico CEUs are offered, sity, meets SPCS requirements for apprentices and pending SPCS, TDA & NMDA approval. noncommercial applicators to take their SPCS exams. See the schedule on page 2 for course listings. General study manuals will be provided to attendees registered at least two weeks before the class. To pur- PEST PAC AUCTION chase category specific study manuals (Pest, Termite, etc.), call 979/845-1099. Monday, September 28 - 5:00 PM Remember, you must pre-register with the Structural Pest Control Service at 512/305-8250 or TPCA, along with our Allied members, will be hosting the toll free at 866/918-4481 by August 28 in order to annual Pest PAC Auction, with all proceeds going to the TPCA take their exam on September 29, 2009. Political Action Committee. The auction is always a lively event, with lots of great items to bid on. Be sure to bring GOLF & ANNUAL BARBECUE plenty of money with you! Checks, credit cards and cash are Sunday, September 27 accepted. A free keg is provided to help loosen up your wallet! South Plains Pest Control Association will present its 8th annual golf tournament in conjunction with the TPCA/ EXHIBITS Texas Tech Workshop. Great prizes will be awarded! Watch for more details in the August TPCA magazine. Monday - Tuesday, September 28-29 For more information, call Kyle Meers, 806/745-3738. TPCA President Van Wilson invites everyone to attend Booth displays will be open all day Monday through the annual barbecue bash at his ranch on Sunday evening midmorning Tuesday. Several half-hour breaks, plus lunch on sponsored by Estes, Inc. and Univar USA, Inc. Direc- Monday, will give you an opportunity to visit with the exhibi- tions will be available at the hotel. Come enjoy some tors and learn about their newest products and services. great food and convivial company! 2009 TPCA TEXAS TECH WORKSHOP TENTATIVE SCHEDULE MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 Concurrent Sessions (choose one) 3:45-4:45 PM Commodity Fumigation 6:30-7:30 AM Registration & Coffee with Exhibitors Jerry Meers, Meers Pest Solutions 7:30-8:00 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 (TX 1 Comm Fum) 8:00-9:00 AM Laws & Regulations Panel 3:45-4:45 PM Turf Diseases Bonnie Rabe, NMDA; Jim Muse, SPCS Judy Wanner, FMC (TX 1Gen Law) (TX 1 L&O) 9:15-10:15 AM Professionalism in the Pest Control Industry 3:45-4:45 PM Rasberry Crazy Ants Dr. Don Renchie, TX AgriLife Extension Svc Dr. Harlen Thorvilson, Texas Tech University (TX 1 Gen) Tom Rasberry, Budget Pest Control 10:15-10:45 AM Break with Exhibitors (TX 1 Pest) Concurrent Sessions (choose one) 4:45 PM Pest PAC Auction - Free keg beer 10:45-11:45 AM Inspections & Proper Documentation Joe Fletcher, SPCS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 (TX 1 Termite) 10:45-11:45 AM Mgmt & Control of Turf Grass Pests 8:00-9:00 AM Legislative Update in the Texas High Plains Van Wilson, Wilson Spraying & Consulting Brant Baugh, TX AgriLife Extension Svc (TX 1 Gen Law) (TX 1 L&O) Concurrent Sessions (choose one) 10:45-11:45 AM IPM Fly Control Tactics Paul Strickland, Whitmire MicroGen 9:15-10:15 AM Lice (TX 1 Pest) Janis Reed, ABC Home & Commercial Svcs (TX 1 Pest) 11:45-1:00 PM Lunch in the Atrium 9:15-10:15 AM Structural Fumigation Mike Jones, Coastal Fumigators Concurrent Sessions (choose one) (TX 1 Struct Fum) 9:15-10:15 AM Carpenter Ants 1:00-2:00 PM Problematic Weeds of West Texas Brian Sundnas, Rockwell Labs Dr. Gerald Henry, Texas Tech University (TX 1 Termite) (TX 1 Weed) 1:00-2:00 PM Pest Control in Schools Janet Hurley, TX AgriLife Extension Svc 10:15-10:45 AM Break with Exhibitors (TX 1Pest) 1:00-2:00 PM Things You Need to Know Concurrent Sessions (choose one) Martyn Hafley, Estes Inc 10:45-11:45 AM Weed Control Programs (TX 1 Gen) Steven Cagle, Pro Chem (TX 1 Weed) 2:00-2:30 PM Break with Exhibitors 10:45-11:45 AM Nuisance Bird Control Leonard Mongiello, Bird Barrier Concurrent Sessions (choose one) (TX 1 Pest) 10:15-11:15 AM Construction Techniques & Termite Control 2:30-3:30 PM Personal Protection Equipment Jason Meyers, PhD, BASF Jaime Lagos, Univar USA Inc and (TX 1 Termite) Jed Horn, Orkin (TX 1 Gen Safety) SUPPLEMENTAL PROGRAMS 2:30-3:30 PM Other Wood Destroying Insects - Inspection Marty Gibson, B&G Chemicals & Equipment Co Monday, September 28 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (TX 1 Termite) Technician Training Course 2:30-3:30 PM Bedbugs Dr. Don Renchie Joe Grippi, Bayer Environmental Sciences (TX 1Pest) Tuesday, September 29 - 1:00 - 5:00 PM CEU credits subject to SPCS, TDA and NMDA approval. Structural Pest Control Service Exam TDA and NMDA now approve the entire program rather than each individual class. 40th Annual TPCA/Texas Tech Workshop Lubbock, Texas Sept. 28-29, 2009 REGISTRATION FORM Company Name _________________________________________________________________________________________ Company Mailing Address _________________________________________________________________________________ City________________________________________________ State _____________________ ZIP_______________________ Telephone __________________________________________ E-mail ______________________________________________ REGISTRATION FEES All registrations include lunch on Monday Early Bird After Sept 11 On Site Attendee Names TEXAS TECH WORKSHOP $120 $135 $160 __________________________________ Mon, Sept 28 & Tues, Sept 29 Additonal attendee (same firm) $ 80 $105 $130 ________________________________________ ________________________________________ ________________________________________ TECHNICIAN TRAINING + TX TECH WORKSHOP Mon, Sept 28 & Tues, Sept 29 $120 $135 $160 ________________________________________ Additonal attendee (same firm) $ 80 $105 $130 ________________________________________ ________________________________________ TECHNICIAN TRAINING ONLY $ 95 $100 $110 __________________________________ Mon, Sept 28 Additonal attendee (same firm) $ 65 $ 75 $ 85 ________________________________________ CANCELLATION POLICY TOTAL DUE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$_____________ Full payment must accompany registration form. Your Method of Payment cancelled check is your receipt. ___ Check - Make check payable to TPCA Cancellations: Written request must be submitted by ___ Mastercard/Visa _____ AmEx _____ Discover mail, fax or e-mail to the TPCA office. Refund policy: 75% refund 30 days prior to event; 50% Card #_____________________________________________ refund three weeks prior to event. No refunds will be issued after September 18, 2009. Expires_____________________________________________ Signature___________________________________________ Mail form with payment to Texas Pest Control Association 100 E. Anderson Lane #325 Austin, TX 78752 512/835-2801 Fax: 512/835-2133 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 40th ANNUAL TPCA TEXAS TECH WORKSHOP September 28-29, 2009 Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Lubbock, Texas ALL NEW CEU PRESENTATIONS TECHNICIAN TRAINING Monday-Tuesday, September 28-29 Monday, September 28 Dr. Don Renchie with the Texas AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Technician & Noncom- mercial Applicator Training Course. Remember EXHIBITS that if you want to take the SPCS Exam on Tues- Monday-Tuesday, September 28-29 day, September 29, you must pre-register with them. See page 1 for details. Permit No. 1392 Austin, TX 78752 Austin, Texas US Postage Paid 100 East Anderson Lane #325 PRSRT STD TEXAS PEST CONTROL ASSOCIATION