2018 Workshop

2018 WORKSHOP                                                   

  The purpose: To exchange and share information about mosquito-borne disease  and vector mosquito population surveillance data, review recent developed techniques for surveillance and control of mosquitoes, and provide training for professional employees. 

 Who Should Attend: Mosquito control directors/Administrators, Commissioners, Entomologists/ Biologists, Epidemiologists, mosquito control technicians/workers, field inspector/sprayers/technicians, public health workers, and Veterinarians.

   Registration and Materials: $50.00 per day, 3 day session for $150.00, includes workshop programs and materials, working lunches (3), and refreshment during break, as well as 1 dinner.  Cash, money order, or check will be accepted for the registration fee.  You can also utilize Paypal for making payment.  


Please make your check payable to: "AMCD" and write in "15th Annual Workshop".
                                                                                                          

2018 WORKSHOP

THE AMCD's 15th Annual
ARBOVIRUS SURVEILLANCE AND MOSQUITO CONTROL WORKSHOP,
in conjunction with the Northeast 1443 Regional Project’s 4th Annual Meeting and the Florida Mosquito Control Association Northeast Regional Meeting,
is being held at AMCD's new Base Station Complex:
Anastasia Mosquito Control District of St. Johns County
120 EOC Drive
St. Augustine, FL 32092
(904) 471-3107

March 20 - 22, 2018

The joint workshop and meeting is being sponsored by
AMCD, USDA/CMAVE, and the NE 1443 Regional Project Committee

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

     Dr. Theodore G. Andreadis, Director, the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, Center for Vector Biology and Zoonotic Diseases, 123 Huntington St., New Haven, CT 06511

·         Presentation Title: Reflections on the Ecology and Epidemiology of Mosquito-borne Viruses in Connecticut: An Analysis from 20 Years of Research and Surveillance.


GUEST SPEAKERS:

1.    Dr. Ashwani Kumar, Officer-in-Charge, ICMR- National Institute of Malaria Research, GOA, India

a.     Presentation: on malaria vectors in India.

2.    Dr. Vincent Corbel, Institute de recherché pour le Development, Montpellier, France

a.     Presentation: on the progress and achievements of the World Insecticide Resistance Network (WIN project).

3.    Dr. Vindhya Aryaprema, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka

a.     Presentation: on the outbreak of Dengue fever and the vector control efforts in Sri Lanka.

4.    Dr. Mustapha Debboun, Director of Mosquito Control Division, Harris County, Houston, Texas

a.     Presentation: on mosquito control in Houston, Texas

Dr. Dawn Allicock, Director, Department of Health, St. Johns County will also give a presentation about Health Service Excellence in St. Johns County, Florida during the Tuesday Dinner.


The sessions will include Arbovirus, especially the Zika response report, mosquito control response after the hurricane, new technology and methods for attractant, trapping and repellency, and insecticide and control methods. 

 

There are more than 50 presentations in the three day workshop.

For more information about the Workshop:  
CONTACT: Ms. Molly Clark at mclarkamcd@gmail.com

or Dr. Rui-De Xue, Director

 

PROGRAM AGENDA (tentative)

REGISTRATION

 

HOTEL(S) INFORMATION:
Room Blocks will be set up soon - stay tuned for updates


BEST WESTERN I-95
2445 State Road 16
St. Augustine, FL 32092
PHONE: 904-829-1999

$69.99 per room per night (plus applicable taxes) 
(Please be sure to mention this is for the room blocks for the
AMCD 15th Arbovirus Surveillance & Mosquito Control Workshop.)

AMCD will have a shuttle from the hotel to the meeting site 
(leaving the hotel at 8 A.M. and 8:15 A.M., 
returning to the hotel at 5:15 P.M. and 5:30 P.M.)

 

HAMPTON INN

2525 County Road 208,
St. Augustine, FL 32092
PHONE: 904-824-4422

$_______ per room per night (plus applicable taxes)

(Please be sure to mention this is for the room blocks for the
AMCD 15th Arbovirus Surveillance & Mosquito Control Workshop.)

AMCD will have a shuttle from the hotel to the meeting site 
(leaving the hotel at 8 A.M. and 8:15 A.M., 
returning to the hotel at 5:15 P.M. and 5:30 P.M.)

 

Directions from Jacksonville International Airport, Jacksonville, FL (Via I-95)

Directions from Jacksonville International Airport, Jacksonville, FL (Via I-295)

LOCAL WEATHER, ST. AUGUSTINE, FL

GROUND TRANSPORTATION FROM JACKSONVILLE AIRPORT

When you register, please provide your name, organization, 
contact information, (phone, address, email address, etc.), 
session (one, two, or three days, and dates),
and payment method.

Please see the REGISTRATION link ABOVE to register.

 

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