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The sessions offered on January 30, 2019 (Conference I) have reached maximum capacity. We still have room available in Conference II and III on Thursday, January 31, 2019. 

If you attend one industry event in 2019, make it the Interstate Pest Management Conference - IPMC. This premier event is designed to get you the credits you need in one day, covering more categories than ever before, including Turf and Ornamental categories. 

Throughout the last 40+ years, IPMC has worked to increase your awareness of current science, technology, and application updates regarding urban pest populations, treatment alternatives to better protect applicators, their clients, and the environment, and to create conducive conditions to learn from expert speakers, peruse new offerings from industry Exhibitors, and socialize with peers while fulfilling recertification requirements.

Credits have been applied for MD, DC, VA, DE, WV, PA, NJ


Registration is now open for the 2019 IPMC. Use the button below to start the registration process. 

  Registration Fee
One Day Two Days
MSPCA Member $135 $270
Non-Member $165 $330


Click here to download the fillable PDF

Please have your Pest Control Applicator Certificate Number for each state you are certified in ready. 

MD Pest Control Applicator Certificate


January 30 & 31, 2019

The same sessions run each day. Select Conference I on the registration form to attend January 30 and/or select Conference II on the registration form to attend January 31.

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Registration and Coffee

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Welcome to the 2019 Interstate Pest Management Conference and Introduction of Exhibitors

Julio Gonzolez
Maryland Pest Control Association
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

How the "Missed"-application of IPM in the Urban Environment Has Impacted German Cockroach Infestations-A Case for Assessment -Based Pest Management (APM)

Presented by Dini M. Miller, Ph.D,
Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech.
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Refreshments
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Sensing-Rodent Technologies A look into the future of Rodent Control

Presented by Brian Hensel, Bell Labs
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Regulatory Updates

Russell Noratel
Maryland Department of Agriculture

Alvin Harris
District of Columbia

Ryan Rutherford
Virginia Department of Agriculture
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MITAGS Luncheon Buffet
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
1:00 PM – 1:50 PM
1:55 PM – 2:45 PM
Afternoon Concurrent Sessions
Concurrent Session I
Concurrent Session II
2:45 PM - 3:10 PM Coffee Break
3:10 PM - 5:00 PM
3:10 PM – 4:00 PM
4:05 PM – 4:55 PM
Afternoon Concurrent Sessions (continued)
Concurrent Session III
Concurrent Session IV
4:55 PM  Sign Out


Category 3A & 3C (Turf & Ornamental) Agenda

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Select Conference III on the registration form to attend these sessions. You also have the option of attending the concurrent sessions.

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Registration and Coffee
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Pesticide Basics
Heather King- Target Specialty Products
9:00 AM - 9:20 AM

Regulatory Updates
Russ Noratel- Maryland Department of Agriculture
9:20 AM - 9:50 AM Refreshments on the Main Concourse
9:50 AM - 11:00 AM

Spring Weed Presentation
Chuck Schuster -- University of Maryland Extension
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Basic Weed Biology
Heather King-Target Specialty Products
4:55 PM Sign out process


Credits have been applied for in Maryland, DC, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Conference I & II Credits

Maryland DC Virginia
Categories: Categories: Categories
6 (Right of Way and Weed) 00 - Core      6 - Right-of-Way Pest Control
7A (General Pest Control) 6 - Right-of-Way Pest Control      7A - General Pest Control
7B (Wood Destroying Insects) 7A - Industrial/Institutional/Structural/Health-Related 7B - Wood Destroying Pest Control
7C (Wildlife Control) 7B - Wood-Destroying Organisms      7C - Fumigation
7D (Rodent Control) 7C - Bird/Wildlife      7D - Vertebrate Pest Control
7E (Fumigation) 7D - Fumigation      8 - Public Health Pest Control
8 (Public Health) 7E - Rodent      10 - Demonstration and Research Pest Control
Total of 8 Credits 8 - Public Health Pest Control      60 - Registered 
  11H - Mosquito       
Delaware Pennsylvania West Virginia 
Categories: Categories: Categories:
7A - General Pest Control

10 - Right of Way & Weeds

4A-2 - Ornamental and Turf Outdoors
1A - Agricultural Plant

11 - Household / Health Related

7-2 - Right-of-Way/Industrial Weed Control
7B - Wood Destroying Pest Control

12 - Wood Destroying Pests

8A-2 - General Pest Control
08 - Public Health

13 - Structural Fumigation

8A-6 - General Pest Control
5C - Mosquito Control

15 - Public Health - Vertebrate Pest

8B-2 - Structural Pest Control
7C - Fumigation Pest Control (Non-Agricultural)

16 - Public Health - Invertebrate Pest

8C-2 - Fumigation
1C - Fumigation of Soils & Agricultural Commodities

18 - Demonstration and Research

8E-2 - Urban IPM
06 - Right Of Way

20 - Commodity and Space Fumigation

8E-6 - Urban IPM
02 - Forest

21 - Soil Fumigation

9-2 - Public Health
03 - Ornamental & Turf

23 - Park / School Pest Control

13D-2 - Mosquito Control
Click here for DE credit details     
New Jersey information coming soon.  

Conference III: Turf & Ornamental Credits 

Maryland DC DE
3A (Ornamental Exterior) 00 - Core 03 - Turf & Ornamental
3C (Turf) 3A - Exterior Ornamental Plants  
  3C - Interior Ornamental Plants  
Pennsylvania West Virginia  
00 - Core 4A-6 - Ornamental and Turf Outdoors  
PC - Private Category 7-6 - Right-of-Way/Industrial Weed Control  
06 - Ornamental and Shade Trees    
07 - Lawn and Turf    
18 - Demonstration and Research    
23 - Park / School Pest Control    
New Jersey information coming soon. Virginia has not approved this program.   



The 2019 IPMC is your opportunity to connect with over 500 individuals in the pest management industry. Showcase your products, equipment and/or other materials on 5’x 30” skirted table as pest management professionals walk through the exhibit space throughout the conference for just $450!. Click here for full details.



Download the sessions outlines and descriptions plus short bios of the speakers for the 2019 IPMC. 



MCC RoomMaritime Conference Center (MCC)
692 Maritime Boulevard Linthicum Heights, MD 21090-1952
Reservation Line: 866-900-3517
Website: https://www.mccbwi.org/accommodations.html 

Call the reservation line at 866-900-3517 for available room rates.

  • Rates are per room, per night, plus 6% MD State Sales Tax and 7% County Tax (13% total.)
  • Rate includes dinner and breakfast for each night of lodging. (No rebate for missed meals.)

Rates Includes: 

  • Complimentary use of recreational facilities; including indoor pool, fitness center, and game room.
  • Complimentary parking and shuttle service to/ from BWI Airport and BWI Amtrack Station
  • Complimentary local and toll-free telephone calls up to 30 minutes in length