P.E.S.T. Virtual Conference: Call for Abstracts

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is no longer accepting submissions for abstracts to present at its fourth virtual conference, P.E.S.T. – Pest-Control through Environmentally Sustainable Treatments. Thanks to those who submitted an abstract. Please check in with us next year if you did not get to submit an abstract this year. 
The P.E.S.T. Virtual Conference is a highly informative forum that brings bring together environmental public health professionals and vector control specialists to discuss emerging issues and solutions, as well as the latest information, resources, tools, and training about integrated pest management. In addition to educating the workforce, the conference will be designed to bring professionals together in a unique virtual environment to exchange information and discover new solutions to issues in integrated pest management and sustainable vector control solutions. The virtual conference environment will include auditorium presentations, poster sessions, a networking lounge, and exhibitor booths and resources.  

The conference will feature four tracks:

  • Education and Outreach in IPM Implementation 
  • Innovations and Opportunities in IPM 
  • Technical Expertise 
  • Effective Partnerships
NEHA is seeking abstracts that explore topics such as:
  • Implementation of IPM programs
  • Co-regulator and stakeholder collaboration
  • IPM implementation in schools
  • Innovations in IPM
  • Challenges and recommendations in implementing IPM
  • Pesticide resistance
Types of education sessions include: 
  • Poster presentations
  • PowerPoint-driven presentations (including audio and/or video)