Interactive Schedule


Embassy Suites by Hilton, Lake Buena Vista South, 4955 Kyngs Heath Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34746 

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Printable Schedule (Coming Soon)

 
Tuesday | January 18
FPMA TECH Day | Helmsman Course

Embassy Suites by Hilton, Lake Buena Vista South, 4955 Kyngs Heath Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34746 
Start Time End Time Sample Schedule Trainer
7:00 AM 5:30 PM Conference Registration Open
Conference Sponsored by: Syngenta
 
8:00 AM 8:15 AM Welcome and Introduction  
8:20 AM 9:00 AM Helmsman Course Class
"Running A Route - What Does It Mean To Run a Service Route?"
 
Matthew Miller 
(2018 PCT
Tech of the Year)
9:15 AM 9:45 AM Rotational Training - Hotel Room
Sponsored by: Mattress Safe
 
10:15 AM 10:45 AM Rotational Training - Bar
Sponsored by:  Nisus Corporation
Charlene Mertz
Nisus
11:00 AM 11:30 AM Rotational Training - Kitchen
Sponsored by: Syngenta
Dr. Chris Keefer
Syngenta
11:30 AM 12:30 PM Lunch
Sponsored by:
 
1:00 PM 1:45 PM Helmsman Course Class
"What To Do When You Don't Know What To Do"
Steve Mock 
HIIG
2:00 PM 2:30 PM Rotational Training - Dumpster
Sponsored by:
 
2:45 PM 3:15 PM Rotational Training - Exterior Perimeter
Sponsored by: Ensystex
 
3:30 PM 4:00 PM Rotational Training - Landscape Areas
Sponsored by:
Jeremy Maneol
Bug Out Service
4:00 PM 5:30 PM Technician's Reception
Sponsored by:
 
 
Tuesday | January 18
FPMA Internal Meetings

Embassy Suites by Hilton, Lake Buena Vista South, 4955 Kyngs Heath Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34746 
Start Time End Time Event Location
7:30 AM 5:30 PM Conference Registration Open
Conference Sponsored by: Syngenta
 
7:30 AM 8:30 AM Executive Committee Meeting  
9:00 AM 10:00 AM Board of Directors Meeting  
10:30 AM 12:30 PM Board of Directors Workshop  
12:30 PM 1:30 PM Board of Directors Lunch (invitation only)
Sponsored by: Control Solutions and Veseris
 
2:00 PM 4:00 PM GAC | PAC Meeting  
4:30 PM 6:00 PM Past Presidents Meeting (invitation only)
Sponsored by: Bell Labs
 
1:00 PM 6:00 PM Vendor Exhibit Hall Set-Up Exhibit Hall
 
Wednesday | January 19
FPMA CEU Day

Embassy Suites by Hilton, Lake Buena Vista South, 4955 Kyngs Heath Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34746 
Start Time End Time Event Location
6:30 AM 5:30 PM Conference Registration Open
Conference Sponsored by: 
Syngenta
CEUs Sponsored by: BASF
UF Students Sponsored by:  Bayer
7:00 AM 9:30 AM Vendor Exhibit Hall Set-up
6:45 AM 7:15 AM Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by: 
7:15 AM 9:15 AM CEU: CORE
Pesticide Safety Practices for Employees and Businesses

Paul Mitola, FDACS
9:15 AM 9:45 AM Coffee Break
Sponsored by: Certus
9:30 AM 11:30 AM CEU: GHP
Controlling Nuisance Ants With Pesticides
Mosquito Biology and Control

Tommy Powell, MGK
11:30 AM 3:30 PM Exhibit Hall Open
12:00 PM 1:30 PM Lunch
Sponsored by: Central Life Sciences/Zoecon
1:00 PM 3:00 PM CEU: WDO
Termites in Florida, A review of termites and biology in the
Sunshine State and beyond

Roman Dycus, Corteva
3:00 PM 3:30 PM PWIPM Coffee Break
Sponsored by: Syngenta
3:15 PM 5:15 PM CEU: FUME

Erich Hobelman, Douglas Products
3:15 PM 5:15 PM CEU: L&O

Dr. Adam Dale, University of Florida
 
5:30 PM 6:30 PM New Member Welcome Reception
Sponsored by: Forshaw
6:30 PM   Dinner on own  
 
Thursday | January 20
FPMA Business Day  

Embassy Suites by Hilton, Lake Buena Vista South, 4955 Kyngs Heath Rd, Kissimmee, FL 34746 
Start Time End Time Event Location
7:30 AM 10:00 AM Conference Registration Open
Conference Sponsored by: 
Syngenta
Business Classes Sponsored by: Douglas Products
UF Students Sponsored by:  Bayer
8:00 AM 9:15 AM Keynote Breakfast
"Your Clients Are Changing: Are You? How to Future-Proof Your Business and Win in a Remarkable New World!"
David Avrin
(Visibility International, LLC)
Sponsored by: SiteOne Landscape Supply
9:30 AM 10:30 AM Business Session
"Leveraging Culture to Become the Employer of Choice"
Jacob Friedman (CultureWise)
10:00 AM 3:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open
10:45 AM 11:45 AM Business Session
"High Impact Goal Setting"

Craig Huston
11:45 AM 1:00 PM Lunch
Sponsored by: AMVAC
1:15 PM 2:15 PM Business Session
Navigating Supply Chain Challenges 

Panel Discussion
2:30 PM 3:30 PM Business Session
"100 Pennies"
Tony Massey (Massey Services)
3:30 PM 4:00 PM Coffee Break
Sponsored by: GT Leasing
3:15 PM 4:00 PM Exhibitor Post-Con (Exhibitors only)
4:00 PM 5:30 PM Annual Business Meeting
5:30 PM 6:00 PM Reception
6:15 PM 8:30 PM Inaugural Dinner
Sponsored by: Florida Sprayers
 
 


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