Draft Program

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*The timings and the titles of each presentation are to be adjusted depending on the availability of the speakers
*Some or all of the presentations may be delivered as pre-recorded videos, depending on travel limitations of the speakers

DAY 0 (Sunday - 6 November 2022)
13:00 - 17:00 FAOPMA AGM & Executive Committee Meetings
16:00 Registration Starts/Exhibition Booths Launch
18:00 – 20:00 FAOPMA AGM & Executive Committee Dinner
DAY 1 (Monday - 7 November 2022)
07:30 – 08:30 Registration
08:30 – 09:00 Opening Ceremonies and Speeches
09:00 – 09:45 Keynote Address - Pest Management in the Ever Changing, Borderless World
Junichiro Katayama (Semco, Japan. Former President of FAOPMA)
09:45 – 10:15 TEA BREAK
SESSION 1 (Room A)
10:15 – 10:45 History of Japanese Pest Management Industry and JPCA
Dr Motokazu Hirao (Japan Pest Control Association)
10:45 – 11:15 Future of Rodent Management
Dr Bobby Corrigan (RMC Pest Management Consulting, USA)
11:15 – 11:45 Presentation Title TBC
Chan Hyuk Chyun (CESCO, South Korea)
11:45 – 12:15 Sustainable Pest Management for One Health World
Dr Qiyong Liu (CPCA, China CDC, China)
SESSION 2 & 3 (Concurrent)
  Session 2A - Cockroach/Bed Bug Management Session 2B - Wood-destroying Insects
13:30 – 14:00 Assessment-Based Pest Management for Cockroaches
Dr Dini Miller (Virginia Tech University, USA)
Asian Subterranean Termites Eradication in Fiji
Dr Theodore Evans (University of Western Australia, Australia)
14:00 – 14:30 Cockroach Resistance Management
Dr Chow Yang Lee (UC Riverside, USA)
Drywood Termite Prevention and Management Strategies
Dr S Khoirul Himmi (BRIN, Indonesia)
14:30 – 15:00 Insecticide Resistance in Bed Bugs
Dr Stephen Doggett (Westmead Hospital, Australia)
Termite Management in Japan
Dr Shuji Itakura (Kindai University, Japan)
15:00 – 15:30 TEA BREAK
15:30 – 16:00 Session 3A - Business/Leadership/Human Resources Session 3B - IPM/Innovative Approaches
15:30 – 16:00 Leading teams through COVID-19: Disrupt, Innovate, Agile
Dr Su-Yee Lim (Rentokil, Singapore)
IPM in Food Manufacturing Facilities
Dr Goro Kimura (Ikari Corporation, Japan)
16:00 – 16:30 Building a successful pest management company $200 to $20M
Irfan Fiaz (C-Shine Group, Pakistan)
IPM in Food Manufacturing Facilities
Dr Kohjiro Tanaka (Fuji Environment Service, Japan)
16:30 – 17:00 Business Management/Leadership/Human Resources
Sutee Lee (King Service Center, Thailand)
Cockroach Management in Japan
Dr Noriyuki Komatsu (CIC, Japan)
18:00 GALA DINNER at The Prince Kyoto Takaragaike

1092-2 Iwakura Hataeda-cho Kyoto-city, 606-8505
The Prince Kyoto Takaragaike
DAY 2 (Tuesday - 8 November 2022)
SESSION 4 (Room A)
Symposium on the Impact of Climate Change on Urban Pest Management
08:30 – 10:00 Dr Stephen Doggett (Sydney Westmead Hospital, Australia) Session Chair - Introduction
Dr Partho Dhang (Philippines) Overview on Climate Change
Dr Shinji Kasai (National Institute of Infectious Deseases, Japan) Impact of Climate Changes on Disease Vectors
Dr Chow-Yang Lee (UC Riverside) Impact of Climate Changes on Urban Insect Pests
Dr Stephen Doggett (Sydney Westmead Hospital, Australia) Why the Pest Management Industry Needs to be Proactive on Climate Change
Carol Lam (Rentokil Initial, Malaysia) Rentokil Initial's Climate Change Initiatives
10:00 – 10:30 Open discussion (10mins)
SESSION 5 - 7 (Concurrent)
  Session 5A - Insect Vectors/Pest Management (Room A) Session 5B - Pest Ants/Bird Management (Room B-2)
10:30 – 11:00 Pest Management in Post-Covid environment
Dr Faith Oi (University of Florida, USA)
Global perspective of Argentine ant infestation and management
Dr Michael Rust (UC Riverside, USA)
11:00 – 11:30 Insecticide Resistance in Disease Vectors
Dr Agnes Koou (EHI-NEA, Singapore)
Fire Ant Biology and Management
Prof. Xu Yijuan (South China Agricultural University)
11:30 – 12:00 Public Communications and Engagement for Vector Control
Dr Christina Liew (NEA, Singapore)
Red Imported Fire Ant Management in Japan
Dr Hironori Sakamoto (National Institute of Environmental Studies, Japan)
12:00 – 12:30 Mosquito control application using drones
Keigo Shibo (Hohto Shoji, Japan)
Red Imported Fire Ant Management in Taiwan
Dr Chung-Chi Lin (National Changhua University of Education)
12:30 – 13:00 TBC
Urban Bird Management
Julie Na (Malaysia)
13:00 – 14:00 LUNCH BREAK
  Session 6 SPONSOR SPEECHES (Room A)
14:00 – 14:20
14:20 – 14:40
14:40 – 14:50
14:50 – 15:00
15:00 – 15:10
15:10 – 15:20
15:20 – 15:40 TEA BREAK
  Session 7A - -Food Safety/Pharmaceutical Standards (Room A) Session 7B - Business/Social Media/Digital Technology (Room B-2)
15:40 – 16:10 Pest Management requirements from client's perspective
Naohiro Takaku (Nisshin Seifun Welna, Japan)
Business Management/Leadership
Viren Merchant (PCAMB, India)
16:10 – 16:40 Stored Product Insects Control in Food Manufacturing Facilities
David Lilly (Ecolab, Australia)
Digitalising Business Processes in Pest Management Companies
Carol Lam (Rentokil, Malaysia)
16:40 – 17:10 Pest Management Applied to Pharmaceutical Quality Risk Management (ICH Q9)
Toshikazu Tani (C&S, Japan)
Building a pest management business sustainable for generations
Taro Kanazawa (HYSIA, Japan. President Elect, FAOPMA)
17:10 – 17:40 Closing Ceremony

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