Congress programme 2020

The reference Congress of the country, where we will generate and share first level knowledge about the most current and relevant topics of our environment.

In EXPOCIDA IBERIA 2020 the main national and international figures and experts will participate with whom we can discuss topics of general interest, both for producing companies, service companies and user companies.

Thursday, February 20th

9:30h
Accreditations and information collection.

10:15h
Welcome.

10:30h
Inauguration.

General director of Public Health.

10:40h
Environmental health and society.

11:00h
Coffee Break.

11:30h
Different conferences at the same time.

News in pest management

• What they are and how new legislative changes affects the sector.

• Key elements to perform the evaluation of the vector acting programs.  

• Genetic modification. Research for the control of Germanic Blatella.

• Inspection of infra-structures through drones.

• Study rodenticide resistance anticoagulants. Status and some findings.

• Micro mammals, anticoagulants and secondary exposure. Mitigation measures.

• Discussion.

Advances in the prevention and control of legionella

• Control of legionella and legionellosis.

Dr. Janet Stout. Director of Special Pathogens Laboratory.

Legislative changes in the prevention and control of legionella

• Biofilm and association with legionella amoebas.

• Discussion.

13:30h
Open presentations.

14:00h
Rest time / lunch.

15:00h
Open presentations.

15:30h
Achieve success in the face of any personal and professional challenge: "Learning from the summits of the 14 eight thousand of the planet.".

Edurne Pasabán (Mountaineer).

16:30h
How to create value in our company through a digital community.

17:00h
Open presentations.

19:00h
End of the sessions.

Friday, February 21st

9:30h
Sustainable use of biocides, is it a new scenario from 2024?

10:00h
Different conferences at the same time.

Business table
• Situation of self-employed workers in Spain.
Lorenzo Amor. President of ATA (National Federation of Associations of Autonomous Workers and Vice President of CEOE).
Vector control table
• The danger of the Asian wasp. Distribution and control.
• Argentine parrot, elimination? control?
• The hiring of new applicators: one more problem for the sector.
• Guide for the protection of buildings and facilities against pests.
• Discussion.
Table waters and legionella
• Refrigeration tower control program in Navarra: sampling and results.
• Update on drinking water legislation.
• Sampling for the prevention and control of legionella: is accreditation the solution?
• Evolution of legionella positives. Results of an experience.
• Discussion.

11:00h
Coffee Break.

11:30h
Open presentations.

13:00h
Labor costs of the pest control sector in Spain.

Presentación Estudio.

14:00h
End.

Presentación Estudio.

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