UMass Extension
Pesticide Education Program

 
2016 Northeast Pesticide Applicator Certification and Training Conference October 24-26, 2016 at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.

The Current Agenda for this three day conference will cover a wide range of topics of interest to both the staff of state pesticide regulatory agencies and state university pesticide education programs. We also welcome the participation of the staff of regional EPA offices and EPA headquarters.

The early registration fee is $180.00/person. On October 3rd, the registration fee increases to $220.00/person. Your registration fee will include one lunch and one dinner and several coffee breaks. If you need to cancel your registration, refunds of the registration fee will be provided up until October 19th.

Registration can be done using a credit card online or by mailing a registration form with a check or purchase order.

We have reserved a hotel room block at the UMass Hotel that will be available until Monday September 26th. After that you may have to get a hotel room off campus (see below). The conference rooms and hotel rooms are in the same building on campus, Murray D. Lincoln Campus Center. Please contact the UMass Hotel separately to make your hotel reservation at 877-822-2110. Please refer to our conference Northeast PSEP when making your reservation. The standard hotel room rate is $135. The government rate is $106. Additional fees of 6% plus $1.00/night will be added.

For driving directions and information about our conference location please refer to UMass Hotel website.

For questions about this conference please contact Natalia Clifton, 413-545-1044 or email nclifton@umass.edu.

Nearby hotels: Courtyard Hadley Amherst (413-256-5454), 423 Russell St., Hadley, MA; Holiday Inn Express (413-582-0002), 400 Russell St, Hadley, MA; Hampton Inn (413-586-4851), 24 Bay Rd., Hadley, MA. If you choose an off-campus hotel you will need to contact Natalia Clifton to make arrangements for parking on-campus.

The conference planning committee consists of Taryn LaScola (Mass. Dept. of Ag. Resources), Andrea Szylvian (EPA Region 1) Patricia Hastings (Rutgers Extension), Sharon Gripp and Ed Crow (PennState Extension), Rachel Maccini (UNH Extension), Ron Gardner and Dan Wixted (Cornell Extension), and Natalia Clifton (UMass Extension).

 

 

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