before the conference

Technical Programme

(now available with presentation slides with approval of the authors)


Structure & the Future of the Pest Control Industry,

  • CEN Project Update
  • CEPA Activity Update
  • How do we collaborate rather than compete
  • Pest Management in 2020


Technical Challenges to the Pest Control Industry,

  • Latest Techniques, Data & Thinking with a focus of Mosquito Control and Bed Bug Elimination
  • Round Table

The programme can be downloaded from here (pdf format)

Monday 14th June  SESSION I: The Future of the European Pest Management Industry
(Chair: Rob Fryatt - CEPA Director General)
1100- Registration at the venue
1230-1400 Lunch


Unifying and Leading the Industry

1400-1430 Towards 2012 - The CEPA Strategy Gunnar Åkerblom President CEPA
1430-1500 The value of Standards to SME companies Maitane Olabarria
1500-1530 The CEN European Pest Control Industry Standard Rob Fryatt

Director General CEPA

1530-1600 Coffee Break
1600-1730 Collaborating for the Benefit of the Industry
1600-1630 Collaboration between Cefic and CEPA towards the Sustainable Use Directive Dr. Andy Adams Chair Cefic European Biocidal Products Forum
1630-1700 The Rodenticide Regulatory Situation in the EU
Dr. Alan Buckle Vice-Chair Cefic Rodenticides Workgroup
1700-1715 The CEPA Response and Activity on Rodenticide Regulatory Situation
Daniel Lucien Chair -CEPA Manufacturers College
1715-1730 Discussion Forum
Social Programme
1900 Depart Hotel by Metro for Welcome Dinner Cruise
1930 Welcome Dinner Cruise departs
2230 Return to Hotel


Tuesday 15th June SESSION II: Technical Challenges to the Pest Management Industry
(Chair: Dr. Daniel Bajomi - CEPA Rapporteur Directives)
0830-1045 Bed Bugs
0830-0915 European Situation and Opportunities to Collaborate Ole Kilpinen Danish Pest Infestation Laboratory University of Aarhus, Lyngby, Denmark
0915-0945 How the problem is being addressed in the USA Dr. ChangLu Wang Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA
0945-1030 How improved communication can help the industry manage the bed bug problem Stephen Doggett Department of Medical Entomology,
Westmead Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
1030-1045 An approach to raising the standards of bed bug control Oliver Madge Pest Management Forum group
1045-1115 Coffee Break
1115-1245 Mosquitoes

The impact of globalisation and climate change on the development of mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases in Europe - Two different perspectives

Dr. Norbert Becker Scientific Director of the German Mosquito Control Association (KABS)
1200-1245 Dr. Claudio Venturelli AUSL-Public Health Department, Cesena, Italy
1245-1430 Lunch


Tuesday 15th June SESSION III: General Assembly
1430-1530 CEPA General Assembly Gunnar Åkerblom President CEPA
1530-1600 Coffee Break
1600-1630 Successful Total Rat Control and Maintenance of Rat-free Conditions in Budapest 1971-2009
Dr. Daniel Bajomi Bábolna Bioenvironmental Centre Ltd., Hungary