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ANID conference excels in Rome ANID conference excels in Rome
Over 450 conference delegates packed the stylish Auditorium Antonianum, just up the road from the Coliseum, in Rome for two full days of presentations on 21-22 March 2018. Professionalism within the industry was the key message, with the benefits offered by EN 16636 and CEPA Certified very much to the fore.
 
NPTA takes to the road... or was it sleigh NPTA takes to the road... or was it sleigh
On what must have been the coldest and snowiest day this year, a valiant band of professional pest controllers made it to the NPTA ‘On the road day’ just outside Nottingham. Once there, they were not disappointed.
 
Association professional is new chief exec at BPCA Association professional is new chief exec at BPCA
The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) has announced that Ian Andrew has been appointed as its new chief executive, effective 1 February 2018.
 
A fond farewell and a warm welcome at CEPA A fond farewell and a warm welcome at CEPA
At its quarterly meeting in Brussels on 13 December 2017, the Confederation of European Pest Management Associations (CEPA) confirmed the appointment of the consultancy, Darwin Associates, to take charge of running the CEPA secretariat in Brussels as of 1 January 2018.
 
Compulsory CPD for NPTA members from 2019 Compulsory CPD for NPTA members from 2019
From 2019 all members of the National Pest Technicians Association (NPTA) will have to be members of a Continuing Professional Development scheme such as BASIS PROMPT.
 
Global Pest Management Coalition formed Global Pest Management Coalition formed
Following the second Global Summit of Pest Management Services for Public Health and Food Safety held in New York, USA between 3-4 April a group of 21 pest management associations from around the world met. Out of this was born the Global Pest Management Coalition (GPMC).
 
Henry Mott elected chairman of CEPA Henry Mott elected chairman of CEPA
At their General Assembly meeting held in Brussels on 14 June, Henry Mott was elected Chairman of Confederation of European Pest Management Associations (CEPA).
 


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