It’s that time of year again!  The 2016 VMCA Annual Meeting is January 26-28, 2016, and we are looking for members to share their mosquito/vector control or related research experiences. Please note the following change to the meeting schedule from past years: The 2016 meeting will run from Tuesday through Thursday.  This year’s conference will be held at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel in Portsmouth, Virginia.  This is your opportunity to share your knowledge with other mosquito folks from across the state and we encourage a wide range of topics including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Adult Control
  • Larval Control
  • Larval habitat management
  • Operational
  • Field work
  • Management
  • GIS/GPS
  • Equipment
  • Disease/Vector Studies
  • Outreach/Education
  • Public Relations
  • Legislative
  • Biology
  • Behavior
  • Other pests/vectors

 

If you have a topic you would like to present at the meeting, please complete the attached VMCA Presentation Submission Form and return to Joshua Smith (Joshua.Smith@fairfaxcounty.gov) and Leah Aguilar (Leah.Aguilar@yorkcounty.gov).

DEADLINE: November 20th, 2015.  Call Joshua Smith with any questions: 703-246-8477.

If, at this time, you are not sure of a presentation title but know you would like to present something, please let Josh and Leah know by filling out the VMCA 2016 Presentation Submission Form so they can be sure to include you.  We are looking forward to another outstanding meeting next January in Portsmouth. We hope to see you there!