Schedule of Events

PCT Vendor Showcase

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Answer First and Fast with a 24/7, Automated Contact Center
General Session
Sponsored By
Why is it so important to be first? Combining BPO services with automation is now a must as modern pest control organizations adjust to the on-demand economy and look to scale operations. Learn how Slingshot's partners and customers are changing the way PCOs are doing business, expanding sales by 25%, adopting an automated omni-channel strategy, and transacting 24/7 with seamless support.
Taylor Olson
Speaker Taylor Olson CEO Slingshot View Bio

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

The Ovi-Catch and Ovi-Planter Mosquito Traps: How They Work, Why They Work, And How To Implement Them In Your Mosquito Control Program
General Session
Sponsored By
Catchmaster will discuss its expanding line of pesticide-free mosquito traps. Attendees will learn the solid science behind them, how they serve as both monitoring/surveillance and control tools, what types of mosquitoes they target, how to install them, what critical information they can provide, and how they will benefit their service.
Dr. Stanton Cope
Speaker Dr. Stanton Cope Vice President, Technical Products and Services AP&G View Bio

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

How to Leverage Value from a VLINK System
General Session
Sponsored By
The VLINK Pest Network is a comprehensive remote monitoring platform brought to you by the innovators in rodent trapping. We will present a brief overview of the system with focus on features and functions, and showcasing our NEW VLINK® Power-Kill® PRO Snap Trap. Thousands of VLINK® traps are deployed around the globe, join us to hear about several successful deployments and how to build a solid IPM program using different remote devices.
Mark Ebner
Speaker Mark Ebner Account Manager VLINK Pest Network Woodstream Corporation View Bio

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Deadly Simple Ant Control with the All-New Sumari® System by MGK
General Session
Sponsored By
Ants are consistently one of the top pests for which Pest Management Professionals would like better control. MGK technical field specialists Ryan Neff and Tommy Powell discuss how to simplify ant control with the all new Sumari® System. Learn how this targeted attract-and-kill approach reaches deep into the colony, delivery faster and more thorough control to get ant control right the first time.
Ryan Neff
Speaker Ryan Neff West Coast Technical Field Specialist MGK View Bio
Tommy Powell
Speaker Tommy Powell Eastern Technical Field Specialist MGK View Bio

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Diversify Your Business With Bird Control
General Session
Sponsored By
‘Disease & Diversification’ will frame developments in the Pest Control industry for years to come. With the advent of Covid-19, public sensitivity to disease and its spread is at historic levels. This reality combined with the fact that pest birds and their debris carry up to 109 communicable diseases propelled Bird·B·Gone to record performance in 2020. We fully expect this trend to continue. PMPs looking to diversify their business through the explosive growth primed to hit the Bird Management segment in 2021 should not miss this seminar.
Scott Swanson
Speaker Scott Swanson National Account Manager Bird-B-Gone View Bio
Jeff Watts
Speaker Jeff Watts Bird Control Expert/Technical Lead Bird-B-Gone View Bio

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Formulation Contributions in Perimeter Pest Management
General Session
Sponsored By
Pest Management Professionals know that insecticide product choice is a key contributor to a successful Perimeter Pest Management (PPM) service. Not only does your product choice have to be effective against a wide spectrum of target pests, it must perform, and provide residual control, on a variety of tough surfaces and withstand the effects of nature (wind, precipitation and ultraviolet exposure). We will discuss formulation contributions in PPM and how Bayer’s Suspend® PolyZone® can meet these challenges.
Joe Barile
Speaker Joe Barile Technical Services Lead Bayer Environmental Science View Bio

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Use Heat to Drive Profits, Expand Markets, and Increase Productivity in WDO markets
General Session
Sponsored By
Learn how to synergistically combine heat and chemicals to increase productivity and profitability.
Tom Costello
Speaker Tom Costello Technical Director GreenTech Heat Solutions View Bio

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Sponsor Session 8
General Session