Thursday, February 17, 2011

Presentations from 2nd National Bed Bug Summit Now Available On-Line

Second National Bed Bug Summit - February 1-2, 2011

The Federal Government convened the second national bed bug summit on February 1 and 2, 2011. The goal for this summit was to review the current bed bug problem and identify and prioritize further actions to address the problem.
The objectives of the summit are as follows:
  • Discuss progress since the last summit from a variety of perspectives, including:
    • government (federal, state, local)
    • research
    • housing industry
    • pest management industry
  • Identify knowledge gaps and barriers to effective, community-wide bed bug control
  • Propose next steps in addressing knowledge gaps and eliminating barriers
  • Prioritize next steps that can be used by various sectors in developing strategies 
Presentations from this meeting can be found here.


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