Department of Health Bed Bug Summit 2011 Coming on Jan. 13

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From DOH:

“The DC Department of Health is organizing a summit titled “Bed Bugs Are Changing Our World” on January 13, 2011 at 9:00 AM to 4 PM at 441 4th Street NW, Room 1107. The summit will include a discussion about the District’s latest campaign efforts to end bed bugs in our City. Additionally, we will share new information and ideas on collaborative approaches to dealing with the pests with multi-agency involvement. At the summit we will aim to leave participants with new opportunities for action, and to start the dialogue on creative and effective approaches to dealing with bed bugs.

Keynote speaker Larry Pinto, Entomologist with over 25 years as a pest control consultant, technical writer, and publisher of pest control materials including Techletter for Pest Control Technicians and the Bed Bug Handbook.

Speakers and RSVP info after the jump.

Opening Remarks:

Dr. Feseha Woldu, Senior Deputy Director, DC Department of Health

Featured Speakers:

Harold J. Harlan, Ph.D., B.C.E.

Eddie Connor Connor’s Pest Protection

Johanna Shreve, Chief Tenant Advocate, D.C. Office of the Tenant Advocate

Baldwin Williams, Entomologist with the District Department of the Environment

Please RSVP to Gerard Brown Program Manager, Bureau of Community Hygiene at
[email protected] or (202) 535-2636 by December 1, 2010″

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