Integrated Tick Management Symposium:
Solving America’s Tick-Borne Disease Problem
May 16-17, 2016
More than 150 attendees joined the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Entomological Society of America, the IPM Institute of North America and the North Central IPM Center in Washington, DC for the Integrated Tick Management Symposium: Solving America’s Tick-Borne Disease Problem. Click here to view the full presentations.
The symposium addressed the below areas. To view the agenda, click here. Read more about the symposium on EntomologyToday.org
- Current status of the tick and tick-borne disease (TBD) problem and current practices for Integrated Tick Management.
- The connection between Integrated Tick Management, reducing tick populations and disease transmission.
- Identify knowledge gaps and prioritize needs.
- Identify existing and potentially impactful approaches, collaborations, and level of investment required to significantly reduce the burden of illness and public health impact of ticks and TBDs.
- Summarize findings for informing various constituencies including government at all levels, funding agencies, the media, and the public about the impact of TBDs and possible solutions.
Click here for a full list of attendees.
Oxford University Press and ESA have curated a special collection of articles on integrated tick management and its components. The collection is freely available to help support the understanding and awareness of potential tick-borne diseases. Click here to view the collection.
Governmental and Public Resources
- Centers for Disease Control
- IPM Institute of North America
- Learn about IPM Programs in Your State
- North Central IPM Center
- United States Environmental Protection Agency
- United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service
Thank you to the sponsors of the event
SIlver Level - North Central IPM Center
Bronze Level - Evolva, Mainely Ticks, Tick Box Technology Corporation, US Biologic