CONFERENCE EVENTS

  • Exhibition - The Exhibit Hall will be open Monday and Tuesday (hours TBD).  Pest Industry Vendors will be set up in the PMU ballrooms.  Stop by to learn about the latest in Pest Management Products.  Refreshments available.
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  • Exhibition Reception - Monday evening the Exhibit Hall will host a reception which includes complimentary appetizers and a cash bar.  All attendees are welcome to attend.  Be sure to drop by and take this opportunity to meet our exhibitors and other members of the pest management industry.
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  • Luncheon - This short program will recognize attendee anniversaries and student scholarship winners.

    • Attendance Anniversaries and Awards – Long time conference attendees will be recognized with special awards given for 10 years, 25 years and 50 years of attendance. Recognized in 2019:

    • Pete Mueller, Adam Salyer, Joe Long, Jeff Ives and James Smith accepting their anniversary certificates for 10 years of attendancne at the 2019 Awards Luncheon.


    • 10-Year Awards

      Heather Gooch
      Jeff Ives
      Pete Mueller
      Adam Salyer
      James Smith
      Shawn Young



    • 25 Year Attendance


      Todd Brown


       


      Gary Bennett received an award for 50 years of attendance. Pictured with Holly Fletcher-Timmons.


    • Over 25-Year Recognition


    Kevin

    Connelly

    26

    David

    Edwards

    26

    Ben

    Hicks

    26

    Donnie

    Knight

    26

    Phil

    Nixon

    26

    Steve

    Smith

    26

    Mark

    Swihart

    27

    Tom

    Turpin

    27

    George

    Saxton

    29

    Dave

    Scott

    30

    Paul

    Petri

    30

    Tim

    Gibb

    31

    Pete

    Markham

    31

    Gene

    White

    31

    Tim

    Baietto

    32

    Lynn

    Frank

    32

    Mike

    Field

    33

    Kevin

    Puetz

    33

    Mark

    Sheperdigian

    33

    Steve

    Warren

    34

    Tim

    Kaforke

    35

    Jeff

    McGovern

    35

    Robert

    Golden

    36

    Joe

    Popham

    36

    Dale

    Fietzek

    38

    Ralph

    Hall

    38

    Lizbe

    Knote

    38

    Kim

    Mountain

    38

    John

    Vermillion

    39

    Mike

    Corbitt

    39

    Robert

    Corrigan

    42

    Dave

    Mueller

    44

    Carl

    Hinderer

    45

    Gary

    Bennett

    50



    • Scholarships - Over $50,000 in scholarships are awarded each year to graduate and undergraduate students in Purdue’s Entomology department.


    • (Left to Right for all rows) Back row: Cecilia Foley, Savanna Ploessl, Nicolas Cazzaniga, Brandon Young, Drew Wennmacher, Carl Bauer III, Connor Brescia, Jack Stevens, Michael Crippen, Lucy Springmeyer. Middle row: Joellen McClain, Maia Leach, Gretchen Thomas, Sujan Dawadi, William (Andre) Le Van, Dayne Hill, Zachary Wolfe, April Grummer, Samantha Hittson, Hannah Ritter, Brianna Pennell, Catherine (Caydee) Terrell. Front row: Mathew Dittmann, Daniel Edwards, Aaron Ashbrook, Julius Eason, Sudip Gaire.