Plenary Session
Concurrent Session A
Concurrent Session B
Concurrent Session C

Exhibitor Showcase

The Exhibitor Showcase is open over two and a half days, allowing all attendees the opportunity visit with exhibitors and discuss products and services. Exhibitors play a major part in our ability to offer you quality educational programs. Please support our exhibitors by visiting their booths. Check the MVCAC website for an updated list of exhibitors that will be joining us.

Exhibitor Showcase Hours

Sunday, February 3, 2013
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Monday, February 4, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Program at a Glance

Sunday, February 3, 2013

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Gateway Training Course
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Space is limited to 25 attendees. Addition registration fee of $40 for participants and $25 for observers.

Exhibitor Showcase Open
3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Super Bowl Kick-Off Party
3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Be sure to dress like a fan! Best Fan Costume and Most Team Merchandise will win a prize! Flat screen TV’s and seating areas will be set up around the exhibit hall. “Game grub” appetizers will be served with a beverage of your choice. You will have the ability to order dinner and have it delivered to you as you watch the 2013 Super Bowl with all your closest MVCAC fans!

Monday, February 4, 2013

7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Showcase Open
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Morning Plenary Session

8:00 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
D. Andrew Cox, MVCAC Incoming President and Tehama County MVCD General Manager.

8:10 a.m.
Welcome to Sacramento *Mayor Kevin Johnson

8:20 a.m.
West Nile Virus- Everything is Bigger in Texas!
Roger S. Nasci, Chief, Arboviral Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Break in Exhibit Hall
9:30 a.m.
9:45 a.m.
Local Government Issues on the 2012-13 Legislative Session
Assembly Chair, Local Government Committee

10:45 a.m.
Update on California Legislation
Ralph Heim, Public Policy Advocates LLC

11:30 a.m.
AMCA Remarks
Dr. Thomas Wilmot, President, AMCA

Break in Exhibit Hall for Poster Session
11:45 a.m.

Lunch on Your Own
12:00 p.m.

Afternoon Plenary Session

SYMPOSIUM: NPDES Permit and Regulatory Issues in California

1:30 p.m.
Introductory Remarks
Gary Goodman, Assistant Manager, Sac-Yolo MVCD (Moderator)

1:35 p.m.
Current Results of the General Pesticide Permit Toxicity Study
Bryn Philips, Research Specialist, Granite Canyon Laboratory, Department of Environmental Toxicology, Davis / Granite Canyon Marine Pollution Studies Laboratory

2:00 p.m.
California NPDES Coalition-Where Are We and Where Are We Going?
Bonnie DeBerry, M.S., CPSWQ, Water Quality Group Manager, URS Corporation

2:25 p.m.
Regulations? What Regulations (in California)?
Dave Brown, Chair, Regulatory Affairs Committee, District Manager, Sac-Yolo MVCD

2:45 p.m.
USFWS and Endangered Species Act:San Pablo National Wildlife Area
Richard Shanahan, MVCAC Legal Counsel

3:00 p.m.
Panel Q & A Panelists

Closing Remarks
Gary Goodman, Assistant Manager, Sac-Yolo MVCD

Break in Exhibit Hall
3:15 p.m.

Ethics Training
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Gage Dungy, Partner, Liebert
Cassidy Whitmore

Development of Novel Topical and Spatial Repellents and Inhibitors
3:30 p.m.
Ulrich R. Bernier, Research Chemist,
Mosquito and Fly Research Unit,

4:30 p.m.
Break in Exhibit Hall with Poster Sessions in Corridor

5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Trustee Business Session & Breakfast

7:00 a.m.
Fraud in the Workplace
Ken Bayless, MVCAC Immediate Past President, Greater Los Angeles VCD Robert Gay, District Manager, San Mateo County MVCD

7:45 a.m.
Q & A

8:00 a.m.
LAFCO and Mosquito Districts
Elliott Mulberg, Principal, E. Mulberg & Associates

Exhibitor Showcase Open
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions A/B/C
8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

MVCAC Award Luncheon
11:30a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Join fellow District Managers, Trustees, Board Members, MVCAC President, Ken Bayless and President-Elect, Andy Cox, as they recognize our committee members, sponsors and key volunteers that made 2012 a successful year in vector control and look toward 2013.

Dessert in Exhibit Hall and Poster Presentations
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions A/B/C
2:00 p.m. – 5 p.m.

MVCAC President’s Reception
8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Join us for dessert and after dinner beverages. A great time to network with peers!

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

New this year! Closing Keynote Speaker
California Department of Finance
The Governor's 2013-14 Budget and Implications for Local Government
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

MVCAC Board of Directors Meeting
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.