Webinars

The American Mosquito Control Association is pleased to bring quality education right to your desktop through our web based format.

 

Webinar Archives:

Recordings available for purchase on DVD.

Introduction of Chikungunya Virus into the Western Hemisphere
Presenter: Dr. Ann Powers, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Original Airdate: April 10, 2014
Available free to AMCA Members!

Surveillance and Control of Dengue Vectors
Presenter: Dr. Roberto Barrera
Original Airdate: January 16, 2014
Available free to AMCA Members!

Effective Presentations: A Primer
Presenter: Joe Conlon
Original Airdate: November 14, 2013
Available free to AMCA Members!

West Nile Virus in the US: Epidemiology and Surveillance
Presented by: Roger S. Nasci
Original Airdate: January 31, 2013
Available free to AMCA Members! 

Twitter 101 for Mosquito Control Professional
Presented by: Kim Karagosian
Original Airdate: May 16, 2012
Available free to AMCA Members!

An Introduction to Aerial Application for Mosquito Control
 
Presented by: Mark Latham
Original Airdate: December 15, 2011
The webinar provides an introduction to the basic principles of aerial application, including the consideration of factors such as particle size, meteorology, altitude, target spray block size and habitat type in setting up operational application parameters for an effective treatment. 

How Do I Deal With Someone Who Says Their Body Is Being Attacked By Invisible Bugs?
Presented by: Nancy Hinkle

Original Airdate: November 22, 2011
The webinar assists vector control personnel, public health staff, pest control operators, and others confronted by citizens complaining of skin infestations in understanding the condition and responding to complaints.  

Give ‘em What They Want: Advice to the Public on Biting Pest Control 
Presented by: Daniel Strickman
Original Airdate: July 28, 2011
The webinar gives a useful outline on how entomological professionals and technicians can package effective advice for the public on their biting pest problems. 

Strategies for Safer Pesticide Applications
Presented by: Thia Walker
Original Airdate: June 3, 2011
The webinar provides a ‘refresher’ to licensed pesticide applicators and handlers on deciphering label language and how to choose the appropriate personal protective equipment for the pesticide and based on the equipment used for applications.

Risky Business? Mosquito Management and Risk Assessment

Presented by: Robert Peterson
Original Airdate: February 24, 2011
The webinar provides an overview of how the science-based risk assessment framework is used to understand the human-health and environmental risks that are posed not only by mosquito management tactics like insecticides, but also by insect vectors and the pathogens they transmit.

Eastern Equine Encephalitis
Presented by: John-Paul Mutebi
Original Airdate: December  2, 2010
The webinar provides an overview of the transmission cycle of the virus that causes eastern equine encephalitis in North America, how it affects susceptible hosts, and to describe the current activity in the United States and Canada.

Dispelling Myths about Mosquito Control Utilizing the Media
Presented by: Joe Conlon, Mark Newberg, and Laurie Ellison
Original Airdate: September 22, 2009
The webinar provides individuals/organizations involved with mosquito control tips and tools on how to work with the media, give a good interview and positive strategies for dealing with adverse publicity.

What is an Integrated Mosquito Management Program?
Presented by: Janet McAllister
Original Airdate: January 21, 2009
The webinar focuses on specific examples of how mosquito abatement programs can use components of IPM specifically tailored to vector management.

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