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The 2018 Innovation in Pest Management conference will focus on the changing expectations for the food industry and create pest-free experiences for their employees and their customers.

 

May 14-15, 2018

May 16-17, 2018

Portland, Oregon

Boise, Idaho

HIGHLIGHT
SPEAKERS

Jeff Weier

Jeff Weier

Technical Director of Sprague Pest Solutions

Weier has been instrumental in defining pest management and sanitation practices for the food industry and commercial businesses across the country. He is an accomplished speaker, trainer and author on pest prevention, stored food pests, mating disruption and sanitation.

 

Keith Rowney

Keith Rowney

Manager of Bird Control Services at Sprague Pest Solutions

Keith is a certified bird control specialist. He has been managing and developing bird control solutions at Sprague for over 9 years.

 

Keith Rowney
Claudia Coles

Claudia Coles

Policy & External Affairs Advisor for the Washington State Department of Agriculture

Claudia is the Policy & External Affairs Advisor for the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA). Previously she oversaw WSDA’s Compliance/Outreach and the Food Safety Program. Claudia is a member of the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) serving as the 2012-2013 President, Partnership for Food Protection (PFP) Governance Council, Food Safety Preventive Control Alliance (FSPCA), and National Conference of Interstate Milk Shippers (NCIMS). Claudia has received five awards from the FDA Commissioner for leadership in food safety, Seafood HACCP, NCIMS, training, and promoting state/federal partnerships. Claudia earned her BS in Food Science from North Dakota State University.

 

Claudia Coles