2019 RECERTIFICATION AGENDA

                                                

TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2019 - THEATRE ROOM

8:00am

12:00pm

NEW APPLICATOR CORE TRAINING

12:00pm

1:00pm

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

1:00pm

5:10pm

GENERAL SESSION - MAIN BALLROOM

TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2019 - MAIN BALLROOM

MODERATOR: Hank Uhden

10:00am

1:00pm

REGISTRATION OPEN

10:15am

11:15pm

WWMA & WABA Board of Directors Meetings - Side Rooms

12:00pm

1:00pm

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

ITEM

SPEAKER

CONTACT

1:00pm

1:10pm

Opening

WABA / WWMA Presidents

1:10pm

2:00pm

Regulatory Updates: EPA Q&A;  Finalization of Federal C&T Rule;  Federal Worker Protection Standards; Hot Topic Items.

Hank Uhden / Cindy Fulton

Hank Uhden

Respirator Fit Testing - Jason Evans, Consolidated Manufacturing Enterprises, Inc.

o   REQUIRED:  Proof of doctor clearance (medical evaluation) prior to fit testing.

o   REQUIRED:  You must bring your own respirator(s).

o   REQUIRED:  Fit testing fee of $55 per test payable to: Consolidated Manufacturing Enterprises, Inc. (CME).

o   Consolidated Manufacturing Enterprises, Inc. will issue a certificate of clearance on site and mail the official fit test card to applicator.

o   There will be a separate ticket type in the Eventbrite registration site – you must add this ticket if you intend to be fit tested

2:00pm

2:40pm

Regulatory Updates - Industry

Keith Kennedy

Keith Kennedy

2:40pm

3:10pm

BREAK - VISIT THE VENDORS -- TRADE SHOW AREA

3:10pm

3:40pm

Respirators & Fit Testing

Jason Evans, CME, Inc.

Jeff Edwards

3:40pm

4:40pm

Industry Updates

Varies:

Motomco

Warne Chemical

Clarke Mosquito

Valent Bio Sciences

Bayer Crop Science

Dow AgroSciences

Monsanto

BASF

Liphatech

Syngenta

Et. al.

Richard Lake / Rich Bayers

4:40pm

5:00pm

EPA Q&A

Christine Tokarz, U.S. EPA Region 8

Hank Uhden

5:00pm

5:10 pm

Pesticide Applicator CEU and Certified Crop Advisor (CCA)  Licensing Process

Scott McDonald / Kelsey Hart / Keith Kennedy

Scott McDonald

5:10pm

ADJOURN - DINNER ON YOUR OWN

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2019

7:00am

8:00am

BREAKFAST - PROVIDED

HORTICULTURE, TURF & ORNAMENTAL

Main Ballroom

CROPS

Theatre Room

PUBLIC HEALTH

Teton Room

MODERATOR:  

MODERATOR:  Shane Howe

MODERATOR:  Kent Drake

START

END

ITEM

SPEAKER

CONTACT

ITEM

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CONTACT

ITEM

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CONTACT

8:00 am

8:30 am

Dicamba Specific Training & Education

Greg Kruger, UNL

Cindy Fulton

New Applicators: Category 901 Weed - Mode of Action

Jeff Edwards

Control Strategies for Pest Birds

Mike Pipas

Kent Drake

8:30 am

9:00 am

9:00 am

9:30 am

New Applicators:  Category 903 Ornamental - Mode of Action

Jeff Edwards

Bed Bug Inspections

Timm Johannesen

Richard Lake

9:30 am

10:00 am

10:00am

10:30am

BREAK - VISIT THE VENDORS -- TRADE SHOW AREA

10:30am

11:00am

Wyoming State Forestry Update

Ryan DeSantis

Hank Uhden

New Applicators: Category 906 Right of Way - Mode of Action

Jeff Edwards

Pesticides in Wyoming’s Water

Cheryl Miller - USGS

Hank Uhden

11:00am

11:30am

Sports Turf & Field

Don Frantz

Richard Lake

Pesticides in the Environment

Brian Sebade

Jeff Edwards

11:30am

12:00pm

Seed Certification

Mike Moore - UW

Hank Uhden

Safety and Emergency Response

Caitlin Youngquist

Jeff Edwards

12:00pm

1:00pm

LUNCH - PROVIDED

NOXIOUS WEEDS

Main Ballroom 1:30 pm - 5 pm

CROPS

Theatre Room

Certification & Training of Applicators

Open House for Commenting Proposed Regulations

COYOTE MANAGEMENT

M-44 Training

Teton Room

1:00pm

1:30pm

WABA / WWMA** Membership Business Meeting - Main Ballroom - Everyone is welcome to attend

MODERATOR:  Dan Tekiela

MODERATOR:  Keith Kennedy

MODERATOR:  Hank Uhden

Kent Drake

1:30pm

2:00pm

Dan Tekiela

Scared Straight

Cindy Fulton / Shane Howe / Thia Walker

Hank Uhden

Overview Presentation: Proposed Changes to Applicator Certification

M-44 Training for the Management of Coyotes.

New Applicator Testing Included.  

Kent Drake, WDA & Mike Foster, USDA-WS

2:00pm

2:30pm

Dan Tekiela

Open House Commenting Proposed Changes to Applicator Certification

2:30pm

3:00pm

Dan Tekiela

3:00pm

3:30pm

BREAK - VISIT THE VENDORS -- TRADE SHOW AREA

3:30pm

4:00pm

Dan Tekiela

Open House Commenting Proposed Changes to Applicator Certification

4:00pm

4:30pm

Dan Tekiela

Open House Closes at 4:00 PM  Comments can also be sent to WDA, 2219 Carey Avenue, Cheyenne, WY  82002 or email to WDA1@wyo.gov 

4:30pm

5:00pm

Dan Tekiela

5:30pm

6:15pm

CASH BAR SOCIAL HOUR

6:15PM

9:00pm

BANQUET & SCHOLARSHIP AUCTION  (Included w/ Full Registration.  Individual banquet tickets available for purchase)

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2019

7:00am

8:00am

BREAKFAST - PROVIDED

SAFETY

Main Ballroom

STRUCTURAL PEST AND MOSQUITO

Theatre Room

PESTICIDES 101

Teton Room

MODERATOR:  Hank Uhden

MODERATOR:  Cindy Fulton

MODERATOR:  Jeff Edwards

START

END

ITEM

SPEAKER

CONTACT

ITEM

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CONTACT

ITEM

SPEAKER

CONTACT

8:00am

8:30am

Topic TBD

Thia Walker - CSU

Hank Uhden

Fumigant Management Plans  What are these?

Cindy Fulton / Shane Howe

Cindy Fulton

Calibration

New Applicators Required to Attend.

Andrew Kniss & Chis Hilgert

Jeff Edwards

8:30am

9:00am

Wyoming’s Climate: Variables and risks to consider when applying pesticides, and resources to make informed decisions

Windy Kelley

Jeff Edwards

GENERAL SESSION - EVERYONE MUST RECONVENE IN THE MAIN BALLROOM

START

END

ITEM

SPEAKER

CONTACT

9:00 am

10:00 am

EPA Q&A

Christine Torkaz

Hank Uhden

10:00am

11:00am

Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

Judi Just, Local Government Liability Pool (LGLP)

Cindy Fulton

11:00am

11:30am

Licensing & Wrap-Up

Scott McDonald / Kelsey Hart

Scott McDonald

11:30am

THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING THE RENDEZVOUS.  SEE YOU NEXT YEAR ! -  JANUARY 21 - 23, 2020

QUALITY INN

10:00am

5:00pm

NEW APPLICATOR TESTING LABORATORY

**WABA = Wyoming Ag-Business Association

**WWMA = Wyoming Weed Management Association

2018 RECERTIFICATION AGENDA

                                                

TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2018 - Main Ballroom

MODERATOR: Hank Uhden

10:00am

1:00pm

REGISTRATION OPEN

10:00am

12:00pm

WWMA & WABA Board of Directors Meetings - Side Rooms

12:00pm

1:00pm

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

ITEM

SPEAKER

CONTACT

1:00pm

1:10pm

Opening

WABA / WWMA Presidents

1:10pm

2:00pm

Regulatory Updates - EPA Q&A;  Finalization of Federal C&T Rule;  Federal Worker Protection Standards; Dicamba Update; Hot Topic Items.

Tracking Your Continuing Education Units for license renewal.  NEW Online CEU System

Hank Uhden / Cindy Fulton

Scott McDonald / Kelsey Hart

Hank Uhden

2:00pm

2:40pm

Regulatory Updates - Industry

Keith Kennedy

Keith Kennedy

2:40pm

3:10pm

BREAK - VISIT THE VENDORS -- TRADE SHOW AREA

3:10pm

3:40pm

Respirators & Fit Testing

Jason Evans, CME, Inc.

Jeff Edwards

3:40pm

4:40pm

Industry Updates

Varies:

Motomco

Warne Chemical

Clarke Mosquito

Valent Bio Sciences

Bayer Crop Science

Dow AgroSciences

Monsanto

BASF

Liphatech

Syngenta

Et. al.

Richard Lake / Rich Bayers

4:40pm

5:00pm

EPA Q&A

Christine Tokarz, U.S. EPA Region 8

Hank Uhden

5:00pm

5:10 pm

Pesticide Applicator CEU and Certified Crop Advisor (CCA)  Licensing Process

Scott McDonald / Kelsey Hart / Keith Kennedy

Scott McDonald

5:10pm

ADJOURN - DINNER ON YOUR OWN

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018

7:00am

8:00am

BREAKFAST - PROVIDED

HORTICULTURE, TURF & ORNAMENTAL

Main Ballroom

CROPS

Theatre Room

PUBLIC HEALTH

Teton Room

MODERATOR:  Richard Lake

MODERATOR:  Shane Howe

MODERATOR:  Kent Drake

START

END

ITEM

SPEAKER

CONTACT

ITEM

SPEAKER

CONTACT

ITEM

SPEAKER

CONTACT

8:00 am

8:30 am

Turf Topic TBD

Timm Johannesen

Jarrod Glanz

WPS Compliance - It’s been a year, what are we missing?

Cindy Fulton / Jeff Edwards / Thia Walker

Cindy Fulton / Jeff Edwards

Control Strategies for Pest Birds

Mike Pipas

Kent Drake

8:30 am

9:00 am

Mountain Pine Beetle

Hale Redding

Rich Bayers

9:00 am

9:30 am

The Big Bad Regulator - What do I need to know and prepare for an inspection?

Cindy Fulton / Shane Howe / Keith Kennedy / et. al.

Cindy Fulton

Bed Bug Inspections

Timm Johannesen

Richard Lake

9:30 am

10:00 am

Esplanade: Breakthrough Technology for Bare Ground & Annual Grass Control

Steve Saunders

Rich Bayers

10:00am

10:30am

BREAK - VISIT THE VENDORS -- TRADE SHOW AREA

10:30am

11:00am

Wyoming State Forestry Update

Ryan DeSantis

Hank Uhden

Seed Certification

Mike Moore - UW

Hank Uhden

Pesticides in Wyoming’s Water

Cheryl Miller - USGS

Hank Uhden

11:00am

11:30am

Sports Turf & Field

Don Frantz

Richard Lake

Industrial Hemp Farming Update

Hank Uhden

Hank Uhden

Worker Protection Standards

Thia Walker - CSU

Hank Uhden

11:30am

12:00pm

Pre-emergence & Turf

Richard Lake

Richard Lake

Applicator Apps for Applicators

Cindy Fulton / Shane Howe

Cindy Fulton / Shane Howe

12:00pm

1:00pm

LUNCH - PROVIDED

NOXIOUS WEEDS

Main Ballroom 1:30 pm - 5 pm

CROPS

Theatre Room

PREDATOR MANAGEMENT

1:00pm

1:30pm

WABA / WWMA** Membership Business Meeting - Main Ballroom - Everyone is welcome to attend

MODERATOR:  Dan Tekiela

MODERATOR:  Keith Kennedy

MODERATOR:  Kent Drake

1:30pm

2:00pm

Ventenata and Medusahead in Wyoming

Luke Sanders

Dan Tekiela

Scared Straight

Cindy Fulton / Shane Howe / Thia Walker

Hank Uhden

Using the M-44 for Coyote Management

CANCELLED

Kent Drake - WY Dept. of Ag;  Mike Foster - USDA

CANCELLED

Kent Drake

CANCELLED

2:00pm

2:30pm

UAV technologies

Chloe Mattillio

Dan Tekiela

Worker Protection Standards

Thia Walker - CSU

Hank Uhden

2:30pm

3:00pm

Integrating Grazing and Herbicides

Nick Race

Dan Tekiela

3:00pm

3:30pm

BREAK - VISIT THE VENDORS -- TRADE SHOW AREA

3:30pm

4:00pm

Thresholds in cheatgrass

Clay Wood

Dan Tekiela

Desiccation

Jeremiah Vardiman

Cindy Fulton

M-44 Continued

CANCELLED

Kent Drake - Mike Foster

CANCELLED

Kent Drake

CANCELLED

4:00pm

4:30pm

Mitigation of

Cheatgrass Impacts

Shannon Clark

Dan Tekiela

Plant Breeding Techniques

Keith Kennedy

Keith Kennedy

4:30pm

5:00pm

Management Based on Spatial Extent

Dan Tekiela

Dan Tekiela

Stump The Weed Doctor

Speakers Vary

Keith Kennedy

5:30pm

6:15pm

CASH BAR SOCIAL HOUR

6:15PM

9:00pm

BANQUET & SCHOLARSHIP AUCTION  (Included w/ Full Registration.  Individual banquet tickets available for purchase)

THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2018

7:00am

8:00am

BREAKFAST - PROVIDED

SAFETY

Main Ballroom

STRUCTURAL PEST AND MOSQUITO

Theatre Room

PESTICIDES 101

Teton Room

MODERATOR:  Hank Uhden

MODERATOR:  Cindy Fulton

MODERATOR:  Jeff Edwards

START

END

ITEM

SPEAKER

CONTACT

ITEM

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CONTACT

ITEM

SPEAKER

CONTACT

8:00am

8:30am

Worker Protection Standards

Thia Walker - CSU

Hank Uhden

Do You Apply Fumigants?  Fumigant Management Plans  What are these?

Cindy Fulton / Shane Howe

Cindy Fulton

Safety and emergency response

Caitlin Youngquist

Jeff Edwards

8:30am

9:00am

Mosquito Management

Larry Erickson

Richard Lake

Labels

Scott Cotton

Jeff Edwards

9:00am

9:30am

Mediation Program

Hannah Swanbom

Hank Uhden

Wyoming’s Climate: Variables and risks to consider when applying pesticides, and resources to make informed decisions

Dannele Peck, Director, USDA Northern Plains Climate Hub

Jeff Edwards

Calibration

Caleb Carter

Jeff Edwards

9:30am

10:00am

Intro to School IPM

John Connett

Hank Uhden

Pesticides in the Environment

Brian Sebade

Jeff Edwards

GENERAL SESSION - EVERYONE MUST RECONVENE IN THE MAIN BALLROOM

START

END

ITEM

SPEAKER

CONTACT

10:00am

11:00am

Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

Judi Just, Local Government Liability Pool (LGLP)

Cindy Fulton

11:00am

11:30am

Licensing & Wrap-Up

Scott McDonald / Kelsey Hart

Scott McDonald

11:30am

THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING THE RENDEZVOUS.  SEE YOU NEXT YEAR ! -  JANUARY 22 - 24, 2019

**WABA = Wyoming Ag-Business Association

**WWMA = Wyoming Weed Management Association