Pest Management Canada 2019

Online registration now open!

March 7-9, 2019
Calgary, Alberta

The Westin Calgary
320 4th Ave SW, Calgary AB T2P 2S6

Call 1-866-932-7058 and mention “2019 CPMA Convention” before February 11 to receive the group rate of $199 per night.

Attendees - download the registration form HERE. Or register online here.

Exhibitors & Sponsors - download the registration form HERE. Or register online here, and register additional booth personnel online here.


Download the Schedule

Thursday, March 7

2:00pm-6:00pm – Registration

2:00pm-6:00pm – ACE Testing (requires prior ESA approval. For more information email

5:00pm-6:00pm – PWIPM (Professional Women in Pest Management) Interest Meeting

6:00pm-7:00pm – Welcome Reception in Exhibits

Friday, March 8 – Owners and Managers Day

7:30 am-5:30pm – Registration open

7:30 am – 8:30 am – Continental Breakfast & Exhibits

8:30am-9:45am – Opening General Session and Keynote
Lasting Results Through Focus and Team Work
Dennis Taekema, Success Mentor and Co-Founder of Forzani Business Solutions

9:45am -10:15am – Refreshment Break

10:15am-11:15am – “First Things First” in Marketing
Cynthia A. Mannes, Executive Director, Professional Pest Management Alliance

11:15am-12:15pm – Lunch

12:15pm-1:30pm – NPMA/CPMA Update
Dominique M. Stumpf CAE, CMP, Chief Executive Officer, National Pest Management Association (NPMA); Sandy Costa, President of CPMA, GreenLeaf Pest Control

1:30pm-2:30pm – How to Double Your Profits in the Next 90 days Without Marketing
Dennis Taekema, Co-Founder of Forzani Business Solutions

2:30pm-3:00pm – Refreshment Break in Exhibits

3:00pm-4:00pm – Regulatory Update
Andrea Sawatzky, PMRA Health Canada

4:00pm-5:00pm – Non-Chemical Control Methods for Bed Bugs
Dini Miller, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic and State University

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm - PMAA Annual Membership Meeting

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Happy Hour in Exhibit Hall

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm- PMC Nite!

Saturday, March 9 – Technician’s Day

7:00am-3:00pm – Registration open

7:30am-8:30am – Breakfast & Exhibits

8:30am-9:30am – Work Smarter Not Harder: Unlocking the Power to Control German Cockroach Infestations
Dini Miller, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic and State University

9:30am-10:00am – Refreshment Break in Exhibits

10:00am-11:00am – The Curious Case of the Dark-Eyed Fruit Fly: What PMPs Need To Know To Stop This Frustrating Pest
Dusana Bondy, Abell Pest Control, Etobicoke, ON

11:00am-12:15pm – Safety – A Real Life Look at the Importance of Safety Programs in the Pest Control Industry
Dennis Jenkins, ABC Home and Commercial Services, Dallas, Texas

12:15pm-1:30pm – Lunch in Exhibits

1:30pm-2:30pm – Get it Right the First Time
Alan Roniss, Bird Control Expert, Bird B Gone

2:45pm-3:45pm – Ticks : Biology and Personal Protection
Dr. Kateryn Rochon, Professor of Veterinary and Wildlife Entomology, University of Manitoba

3:45pm-4:45pm – Thinking Outside The Box: A Non-Traditional Approach To Controlling Carpenter Ants
Michael Bentley, Ph.D., BCE, National Pest Management Association, Fairfax, VA



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Pest Management Canada 2019
March 7-9, 2019 | Calgary, Alberta

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