CTPCA 2024 Fall Seminar & Expo


Mark your calendar and make plans to join us for the CTPCA Fall Seminar & Expo on September 17, 2024, at the Toyota Oakdale Theater in Wallingford, CT. Join colleagues and earn CEUs at this all-day event packed with educational sessions and networking opportunities!





Registration Fees


Early Registration

June 3 - Aug. 16

Regular Registration

Aug. 17 - Sept. 9

Onsite Registration

After Sept. 10 

Member Cost

$150 $175 $200
Non-Member Cost $225 $250 $275








Credits pending approval in CT, MA, NY, and RI. Check back for updates!



The Oakdale Theatre is a multi-purpose performance venue, located in Wallingford, Connecticut. Opened in 1954, the venue consists of an auditorium and domed theatre, known as The Dome at Oakdale. 


Sign-up to become an exhibitor! You won't want to miss this amazing opportunity to meet new and existing clients while creating brand exposure. Choose from various booth options today!

Exhibitor Registration Form


Please submit your payment with this completed form by mail to: ATTN: Meetings Team Connecticut Pest Control Association 10460 North Street Fairfax, VA 22030

Vendor/Sponsor Cost (includes 6' table & 1 registration) *
Allied Member $275
Non-allied Member $350
Breakfast Sponsor $700

*Additional registrations $95/per person


*Schedule is subject to change


Tuesday, September 17, 2024

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Registration, Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall


8:00 AM - 8:25 AM

Welcome, Logistics, Raffle Info, Vendor Showcase


8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Opening Education Session

Heather King, BCE


9:35 AM - 10:35 AM

Nuisance Ants:  Winning the Game Against Your #1 Pest

Dr. Tim Husen, BCE, PHE, PCQI

This session will use an audience interactive game to examine the significance of nuisance ant related revenue to our industry (and lack of profitability from reservices), the biology/lifecycle and nesting/foraging behavior of common nuisance ants, and IPM best practices for their control (identification, monitoring, physical control, mechanical control, cultural control, and chemical controls).

~concurrent session~

Swatting Away Public Health Threats: The Buzz on Mosquitoes

Laura Rosenwald, BCE

Mosquitoes have the honor of being classified as the deadliest animal on Earth due to their ability to spread disease. They additionally are part of the group of insects with the most insecticide resistance. What does that mean for you as a pest management professional? This session will cover essential information regarding mosquito biology, mosquito behavior, disease transmission, and management of this public health pest.


10:35 AM - 10:50 AM

Refreshment Break


10:50 AM - 11:50 AM


Diane Jorsey


11:50 AM - 1:05 PM

Lunch in Exhibit Hall


1:05 PM - 2:05 PM

Concurrent Session

Sheila Haddad


Concurrent Session

Janis Reed


2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

Concurrent Session

Janis Reed


Just a Bit Complicated – Subterranean Termite Biology and Behavior

Dr. Tim Husen, BCE, PHE, PCQI

This session will examine the biology and behavior of subterranean termites.  Biological processes covered will include: eusociality, colony dynamics, metamorphosis, caste system, and a non-circular lifecycle.  Behaviors covered will include swarming/mating, colony defense, cryptobiotic foraging, nest/colony infrastructure, and multiple other worker caste functions.  Emphasis will be placed on how these biological processes and behaviors optimize current management tools.


3:10 PM - 3:25 PM

Refreshment Break


3:25 PM - 4:25 PM

Labels – Proper Reading & Understanding of some Common Labels Today

Kevin Moran

This session will cover about Labels and the Proper Reading & Understanding of some Common Labels Today. The following topics will be discussed: What is the Endangered Species Act and How does the Endangered Species Act affect labels and EPA?  What is label rate?   What is 1000 sq/ ft.? How do we Interrupt – DO NOT on a label? 


4:25 PM - 4:35 PM

Raffle, Distribution of Credits

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Policies and Codes

This meeting is operating under the NPMA code of conduct


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