American Mosquito Control Association Portland Meeting to Highlight Emerging Mosquito Diseases

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The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) will hold their 86th Annual Meeting at the Oregon Convention Center March 16 - 20, 2020.

The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) will hold their 86th Annual Meeting at the Oregon Convention Center March 16 - 20, 2020. The meeting will bring together over 1,000 mosquito control professionals, leading academics, members of the military and representatives from local, state and federal government agencies to discuss plans for combatting mosquito-borne diseases. New methods of mosquito control to counteract the many diseases, such as Zika Virus, arriving daily in the U.S. will take center stage.

WHO: National public health and mosquito-borne disease control professionals
WHAT: AMCA Annual Meeting
WHERE: Oregon Convention Center - 777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr BLVD, Portland, OR 97232
WHEN: March 16th – March 20th, 2020

The world’s foremost authorities on mosquitoes and the diseases they transmit will be available for interviews throughout the conference. Sessions of potential public interest focusing on mosquito-borne diseases include:

  • Tuesday: Legislative and Regulatory Issues Facing Mosquito Control Districts
  • Tuesday: History and Spread of Mosquito-borne Diseases
  • Wednesday: NASA Resources of Use in Mosquito Management
  • Wednesday: Environmentally-Conscious Management of Insecticide Resistance
  • Wednesday: Innovations and Discoveries in Mosquito Control
  • Thursday: Disease and vector Studies
  • Thursday: Larvicides: Development and Applications

The AMCA Annual Meeting is the premier education and networking event for researchers, educators, industry representatives, and students in mosquito control worldwide. Every year since 1935, over a thousand scientists from all over the world gather to hear the latest research and form collaborations.

For more information, contact:
Joseph Conlon, AMCA Technical Advisor, 904-215-9660 or 904-874-0734 (cell)

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