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Schedule at a Glance

The below schedule is as of October 19. After Friday, October 19 staff will be onsite, for the most up to date schedule download the "NPMA Events" app. To download, search for "NPMA Events" in the iTunes store or Play store. Blackberry and Windows users may access the web version of the app by visiting the following link: npma.eventpedia.us.

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Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday
 

Monday, October 22

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

PestWorld Registration

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

NPMA Board of Directors Meeting
Sponsored by 

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

LDG Gives Back
Sponsored by  

1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Pi Chi Omega Board Meeting

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Past Presidents' and Board of Directors' Reception
By Invitation Only
Sponsored by  

 

Tuesday, October 23

6:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

PestWorld Registration

7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

ACE Review Course

Hosted by

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Marketing to Membership Committee 

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

QualityPro Board of Directors

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Optional Tour: Disney's "Keys to the Kingdom" Tour

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Fumigation Committee Meeting

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Optional Tour: Airboats & Wildlife

10:00 a.m. - Noon

Pi Chi Omega Membership Meeting

10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

State Association Leadership Forum
Sponsored by  

11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

PPMA Board of Directors Meeting 

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

WDO Committee Meeting

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

International Delegates Welcome and Orientation

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 am 

Wildlife Committee 

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening and Welcome Reception
Sponsored by 

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

President's Leadership Reception
By invitation only
Sponsored by 

 

Wednesday, October 24

7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

PestWorld Registration

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Commercial Committee Meeting

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Business Development Committee Meeting

10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch in Exhibit Hall & PestWorld Patio
Sponsored by 

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Recruitment and Retention Committee Meeting 

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Pest Management Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting

Noon - 1:00 p.m. 

Technicians' Day Luncheon: Why Pest Control Technicians Rock!
Faith Oi, Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainsville, FL
Do you see yourself as a valuable contributor to your community and nation through the public health services you provide? The job that you do daily helps prevent pests that spread disease, contaminate food, and cause allergies. This session will cover the value of pest control in society and will identify YOU as a public health specialist with the expertise to help people live healthy, happy lives.   
*You must be registered for Technician's Day to attend

Sponsored by 

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

PestVets Committee Meeting

Sponsored by

1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Public Policy Committee Meeting

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) Exam 
*Prior registration required
Presented by

3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

UPFDA Annual Membership Meeting

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

NPMA SPAR Program Briefing and Reception
By Invitation Only
Sponsored by

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

UPFDA Reception

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

International Reception
By Invitation Only
Sponsored by

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

PPMA Reception 
By Invitation Only
Presented by
 

 

Thursday, October 25

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) Networking Breakfast
All women welcome

Sponsored by

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

PestWorld Registration

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

NPMA Annual Membership Meeting

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. - Noon

Diversity Committee Meeting

10:30 a.m. - Noon

Technology Committee Meeting

10:30 a.m. - Noon

Technical Committee Meeting

10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch in Exhibit Hall & PestWorld Patio
Sponsored by 

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Past Presidents Lunch
By Invitation Only

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

LDG Council Meeting

Noon - 4:15 p.m. 

Optional Tour: Airboats & Wildlife

1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

In the Mix Reception
Presented by the Leadership Development Group, Professional Women in Pest Management, PestVets and the Diversity Committee
Sponsored by 

 

 

Friday, October 26

7:00 a.m - 8:30 a.m. 

PWIPM 5K Fun Run/Walk 

Benefitting:   Sponsored by:                                                                                                                    

8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

PestWorld Registration

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 .m.

Optional Tour: Kennedy Space Center

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Optional Tour: Disney's "Keys to the Kingdom" Tour

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

"Black Friday" & Exhibits Open

11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Global Pest Management Coalition Meeting

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

PestWorld Final Night Party 
Sponsored by