New and Emerging Technology
October 16-19, 2023
Personnel working under a FIFRA cooperative agreement.
To share information on new and emerging technologies and pest issues related to pesticide program management and enforcement.
Information to be covered in this course includes:
- Explore the landscape of pesticide use, monitoring and oversight for new and emerging pest control technologies
- Define the challenges and regulatory needs associated with new and emerging pest control technologies
- Discuss certification and training concerns for new and emerging pest control technologies
- Discuss the role of new and emerging pest control technologies to address changing pest pressure due to climate change
Nominations and Participants
Nominations must be submitted electronically. It is best to prepare your justification for selection before starting your nomination application.
Before starting the nomination form, please have the following ready:
- The nominee’s name, job title, agency or tribe, email, number of years working in pesticide regulatory programs, and number of years in nominee’s current position.
- Responses to the following questions:
- What are the nominee’s job responsibilities and how are they relevant to the course?
- Why is this training essential to the nominee’s job responsibilities? Submit 1-2 sentences describing 2 topics you wish to see offered during the course.
Nominations for the New and Emerging Technology course open Thursday, June 15, 2023 and close Thursday July 13, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Time). The PREP Team will make selections no later than Thursday, July 27, 2023 based on how closely the nominees fit the target audience and why the training is essential to their job responsibilities.
Nominations have closed for this course.
- Dwight Seal – North Carolina Department of Agriculture
- Sarah Caffery – Office of the Indiana State Chemist
- Corinne du Preez – Minnesota Department of Agriculture
- Alicia Scott – California Department of Pesticide Regulation
- Tony Cofer – Alabama Department of Agriculture
- Kristin Dunbar – US EPA Region 6
- Mike Mendelsohn – US EPA Office of Pesticide Programs
- Michael Bauman – US EPA Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance
Travel and Lodging Information
State, Territory, Tribal Participants
Lodging, flight, and ground transportation will be arranged and paid for by the PREP Team.
More information regarding travel and lodging will be shared via email after accepted participants complete the course registration form. Please pay close attention to your email, including your junk/spam folders for this information. Your quick response to these emails is vital to ensuring you receive your preferred travel arrangements.
EPA Participants are responsible for reserving their own flights and ground transportation. Please plan to arrive on Sunday, October 15th and depart on Friday, October 20th. The PREP team has reserved hotel rooms for EPA participants, however, EPA participants are responsible for paying for their own room prior to the start of the course. EPA participants must also pay a registration fee of $200.
More information regarding travel, lodging, and the registration fee will be shared via email after accepted participants complete the course registration form. Please pay close attention to your email, including your junk/spam folders for this information. Your quick response to these emails is vital to ensuring you receive your preferred travel arrangements.