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Program

Conference Program

Program is subject to change.
 

Thursday 8th August

 16.00 - 17.00   EARLY REGISTRATION Royal Benowa Foyer 
 17.00 - 19.00   WELCOME RECEPTION  - Sponsored by Syngenta - Poolside Deck and Pool Area 
 19.00 - 23.00   VIP EVENT- Videre Restaurant 
 

Friday 9th August

 08.00   EXHIBITION OPENS  - Royal Benowa Foyer/Prince
 08.30 - 09.15   REGISTRATION/BREAKFAST - Royal Benowa Foyer/Prince
 09.15 - 09.30   CONFERENCE WELCOME  - Belinda Smith - Monarch/Marquis
 09.30 - 10.30   KEYNOTE - Craig Rispin - Monarch/Marquis
 10.30 - 11.00   MORNING TEA  - Royal Benowa Foyer/Prince
 

MARQUIS

MONARCH

NORFOLK

 11.00 - 11.45 



DARYLE SWARZ

Bayer Environmental Science

Formulation Technology

 

DR DON EWART
Consulting Entomologist

Doing Spiders Better With Less

KAREN CONSTABLE
HACCP

HACCP Compliance In Pest Management

 11.45 - 12.30 


STUART TORRANCE
An Initiative by Australian Men's Shed Association

Spanner In The Works Program

A Fun & Informative Insight To Men's Health

CHRIS RYAN
Rapid Training

Uncommon Household Pests


JAMES HOTTEN

Syngenta

Utilising Digital Innovation to
Build Your Reputation

 12.30 - 13.30  LUNCH- Royal Benowa Foyer/Prince
 13.30 - 14.15 


ANDREW MACKIE-SMITH

Building Pro

Managing Pre-Sale Building &
Pest Inspections

WADE GRUNDEN
The Sales Squad

Strategies & Tactics for Growing A Business

PETER AMBROSE-PEARCE
Syngenta

 Protecting Your Most Important Asset!

 14.15 - 15.00 


Professional Women in Australian
Pest Management
PWAPM

Panel Session &
Networking Afternoon Tea

DAVID LILLY
Ecolab

Rodent Welfare and Food Safety:
How do we balance the risks?

STEPHEN SPENCER & TRADEMUTT


Mental Health & Well-Being 

 15.00 - 15.30  AFTERNOON TEA - Royal Benowa Foyer/Prince 
 15.30 - 16.15 

TINA VAN EPEN
Moray & Agnew

Avoid Litigation & Common Legal Pitfalls

JAY TURNER
Rapid Training

Tips, Tricks & Bloody Great Ideas

TRICIA MACKIE-SMITH

Building Pro

Business Tips:
Free PR & Digital Marketing

 16.15 - 16.45 


KEITH FARROW
Keith Farrow Consulting

Thermography & The Australian
Pest Management Industry


ELAINE BRANIFF & DARRIN LARNEY
BUSY At Work

The Benefits of Apprenticeships & Traineeships


STEWART PATERSON
GREENZONE

Greenzone New Product Innovations

 16.45 - 17.30 

BRENDON SPENCER
Active Oxy Limited

Ducted Ozone Systems In Pest Management

 

DR DON EWART
Consulting Entomologist

Complying with Australian Standards

 

MEET THE FINALISTS

AEPMA Awards Panel

 17.30   EXHIBITION CLOSES - Royal Benowa Foyer/Prince
 19.00 - 23.00   GALA DINNER - Sponsored by BASF - Monarch/Marquis 
 23.00 - 02.00   AFTER PARTY FUNCTION - Hydrate Bar
 

Saturday 10th August

 08.00   EXHIBITION OPENS
 08.30 - 09.00   BREAKFAST
 

MARQUIS

MONARCH

NORFOLK

 09.00 - 09.45 

HOT NEW TOPIC

COMING SOON!

ERIS HESS
AEPMA

Code Of Best Practice
for Rodent Management

MARK WILSON 
BASF

The Complete Termite Solution

 09.45 - 10.30 

MATT HUCKERBY 
Moray & Agnew

Protecting Your Business
Against Trademark Infringement

PETER McCARTHY 
Ratsense/Pest IT

Internet Of Things Rodent Sensor Systems

RAPID SOLUTIONS

Hottest 10
Claims Stories - Including Lessons Learnt

 10.30 - 11.00   MORNING TEA - Royal Benowa Foyer/Prince 
 11.00 - 11.45 


ANDREW MACKIE-SMITH
 
Building Pro

Managing Relationships With
Real Estate Agents


JOHN MURRAY
 
Flick Anticimix

Cert III Urban Pest Management Upgrade +
New Units Of Competency for Cert IV

ROSEMARY PRITCHARD
Decon Systems

Meth Contamination - 
An Invisible Hazard on the Rise 

 11.45 - 12.30 

ANDREW USHER 
Catand

Mergers and Acquisitions

RAPID SOLUTIONS

Report Writing

Insights & Advice On Writing Reports

 BRAD WYNTER 
Pest Register

Emerging Approaches To Building A
Best Practice Pest Management Business

 12.30 - 13.30  LUNCH - Royal Benowa Foyer/Prince
 13.30 - 14.15 

JASON NEWMAN
Gilchrist Connell

How Not To Get Sued
(& What To Do If You Do!)

LOGAN TAYLOR
Podium

How to Gain More Customers
with Online Reviews

STEPHEN DOGGETT
NSW Health Pathology

Bed Bugs & Deltiology

 

 14.15 - 15.00 

MARK SHEPPARD
Pest Education

Cockroach Integrated Pest Management
In Commercial Settings

DR PHIL RIDLEY
The Bug Doctor

Pest Detective Challenge -
Test Your Speed & Knowledge!

 DAVID WILSON
Rapid Training

Pesties In Action
Live Demonstrations

 15.00   EXHIBITION CLOSES
 16.00 - 18.30   SATURDAY NIGHT SOCIAL EVENT
 

Sunday 11th August

 07.30 - 12.30   GOLF- Sponsored by Moray & Agnew 
 09.00 - 13.00   CHAMPAGNE HIGH TEA PAMPER  SESSION - Sponsored by Sherwood Chemicals