A Bed Bug State of Mind Webinar April 30th

Join us for a Corporate Housing Providers Association Webinar on April 30

With more than 500 stories in the news in less than a week, you cannot afford to miss this webinar. Bed Bugs are back and you need to be prepared!

Join expert Entomologist Dr. Michael Potter for a webinar presentation hosted by CHPA and sponsored by Protect-A-Bed.

Bed bugs are back – big time. In recent years, hospitality, housing and relocation industries went from never having seen a bed bug to them now being a rather common occurrence. This presentation will transport you into bed bug-infested units and show why this is such a formidable foe, not to be taken lightly. Inspection, prevention, and management tips will be provided, along with suggestions for dealing with incidents and staying out of trouble.

1. Introduction & historical perspective on bed bugs
2. Current status of bed bugs in the US
3. Reasons for the resurgence
4. The problem with bed bugs and why it’s not just another ‘bug’
5. Recognition, biology and habits of bed bugs
6. Health aspects of bed bugs
7. How do infestations begin?
8. Role of your pest control provider
9. What can be done to lessen the chance of incidents?
10. Responding to incidents
11. Questions and Answers

Speaker Biography
Dr. Michael Potter, Professor of Entomology at the University of Kentucky, specializes in pests infesting buildings, people and property. His extension and research program provides cutting-edge information and advice about pests to companies and their clients worldwide. Prior to joining the University in 1991, Dr. Potter was the National Technical Director for the world’s largest pest control company.

Dr. Potter has been recognized as one of the ‘25 Most Influential People in the Pest Control Industry’ by Pest Control Technology magazine and was a recipient of the Industry Leadership Award. In recent years, Dr. Potter is among the most sought-after speakers on the subject of bed bugs in the United States, providing in-depth training for the hospitality, housing, health, and pest control industries.

CEU: One (1) credit for CCHP designations.
Cost:
Members – $50
Non-Members – $75

System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server, Vista
Macintosh®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.4 (Tiger®) or newer
Reserve your Webinar seat now at: (copy and paste to new browser)
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