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National Bed Bug Summit Agenda with Video Webinar Presentations

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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

9:00 a.m. - Welcome, Stakeholder Introduction, and Agenda and Process Review

Jeff Blair, Facilitator - (6:18)
Lois Rossi, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - (2:57)
Bonnie Rabe, New Mexico Department of Agriculture - (2:20)
Saul Hernandez, for Congressman G.K. Butterfield - (4:03)
The Honorable Joan Quigley, New Jersey General Assembly - (4:05)
Bob Rosenberg, National Pest Management Association - (3:46)

9:30 a.m. - Bed Bug Perspectives

Bed bug basics – why they are a problem now?
Harold Harlan, Armed Forces Pest Management Board (7:47)
Dini Miller, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (10:53)
Bill Brogdon, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases (4:49)

Impacts of bed bug infestations on public and private housing
Tom Neltner, National Center for Healthy Housing (9:19)
Conor Fennessy, New Jersey Apartment Association, on behalf of the National Apartment Association (8:36)

10:30 a.m. - Current Control Methods and Challenges

Rick Cooper, Cooper Pest Solutions (10:36)
Mike Potter, University of Kentucky (10:49)
Greg Baumann, National Pest Management Association (9:20)
11:00 a.m. - Break

11:10 a.m. - How Public Health Agencies View Bed Bug Infestations

Mike Herring, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (10:17)
Camille Jones, Cincinnati Health Department (9:42)
Sharon Heath, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (8:47)
Sarah Norman, Baltimore City Health Department (9:53)
11:50 a.m. - Government Response to Bed Bugs
Lois Rossi, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Kevin Sweeney, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (8:29)
Leroy Ferguson, U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (3:52)
Steve Dwinell, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (7:30)
Matt Beal, Ohio Dept. of Agriculture (5:57)



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