GCPCA Annual 11th Year Aniversary School Celebration
 Rockwell Labs, Ltd
 Mr. Tom Nay
 Mr. Joe Grippi
             Greenflow USA
           Mr. Ronald Jones

​Buffet Lunch
Great Speakers
     & Topics
Fun, Fellowship & Prizes
Great Venue
 Weisburger Insurance
       Mr. David Surles
                   CEU Points
        - 7A-- Cat 8-- Cat 3
     Credits in SC 5 NC 5 & GA 5
        Mr. Joe Craft
      Mr. Larry Stretz
         Carolina PCO
      Mr. Wheeler Buff
           Bell Labs
      MR. Brad Newell
Bobby Corrigan has been active in the science of urban pest management for over 25 years. He serves a consultant who specializes in rodent pest management programs on a national and international scale and also as a part time research scientist with The City of New York’s Department of Health.  
Bobby ran a pest management route in NYC for three years full time doing while saving money for college. After graduate school, Bobby become a member of the Purdue University Entomology Department for 16 years as a teacher and researcher. 
Dr. Corrigan has published over 160 technical publications in urban pest management and has authored or co-authored four textbooks and chapters in pest control including: The Scientific Guide to Pest Management Operations (2010); Food Plant Sanitation (2003); The Handbook of Pest Control (2011); and Rodent Pest Management (2001). 
Bobby has appeared in Time Magazine; the CBS Sunday Monday Show; has blogged about city rats for the New York Times, has interviewed several times for NPR, and has made multiple appearances for the Discovery Channel. In 2016, he appeared in the Morgan Spurlock movie: Rats (Netflix). His work is scheduled to appear in the National Geographic magazine in early 2018. 

Bobby holds an A.A.S degree in pest control (SUNY); a B.S (urban pest control) from Purdue University, and his Masters and Ph.D. degrees in rodent control also from Purdue. 

Dr. Benson received his bachelor’s degree in animal science from the University of Vermont in 1979 and his master’s degree in biology from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1984 and his Ph.D. in entomology from Clemson in 1988. He has worked in research and development for Ciba-Geigy in Switzerland and Dow Chemical. After working as an Extension Entomologist at Auburn University he returned to Clemson in 1997. He has responsibilities for research and education programs concerning household and structural pests in South Carolina and can be heard every month on Tuesday’s answering questions about bugs on the South Carolina Public Radio network.
 7:30 AM- 8:30 AM-----------------------------------------------------------------  Registration
 8:30 AM- 8:45 AM-----------------------------------------------------------------  School Begins / School Introductions
 8:45 AM- 9:45 AM     Dr. Bobby Corrigan: -------------------------------  State of the Union Address: Urban Rodents 2017
9:45 AM-10:45 AM     Dr. Eric Benson : (Clemson University)------  Bed Bugs                                                               10:45 AM-11:00 AM---------------------------------------------------------------- Break 
11:00 AM-12:00 PM  Bob Hickman----------------------------------------    Unusual Termite Case Studies: Back to Basics
12:00 PM-1:30 PM----------------------------------------------------------------   Lunch Buffet - Sponsor Introductions
1:30 PM-2:00 PM------------------------------------------------------------------  Vendor Raffles & Introductions   
2:00 PM-3:00 PM    Dr. Bobby Corrigan------------------------------------ Troubleshooting Annoying Rodent Callbacks associated with baiting and Trapping 
3:00 PM-3:15 PM -----------------------------------------------------------------  Break
3:15 PM-4:15 PM    Dr. Chris Keefer-----------------------------------------Ant Biology, Identification and control
4:15 PM-4:30 PM------------------------------------------------------------------  Flat TV  Raffle / Surveys, & Final Thoughts on School

School Schedule To Be Announced!
Number of Attendees  
Member of GCPCA  

 September 26th 2017
Trident Tech Location

Members please submit payment of $100.00 before 
Sept 15th 2017
Members please submit payment of $125.00 after Sept 15th 2017
Non-Members please submit payment of $125.00 before Sept 15th 2017
Non Members please submit payment of $150.00 after Sept 15th 2017

​To receive the Members rate you must have paid memberships by August 31st, 2017
Please submit payment by mailing registration form & payment to: Libby McKee - PO Box 61749 N.Charleston SC 29419

To receive the Members rate you must have paid memberships by August 31st, 2017

 Registration & Payment by Mail
               Online Registration & Payment
Members please submit payment of $100.00 before Sept 15th 2017 for the early bird registration
Members may submit payment of $125.00 after Sept 15th 2017
Non-Members please submit payment of $125.00 before Sept 15th 2017
Non Members please submit payment of $150.00 after Sept 15th 2017
South Carolina
  Pest Control
Mr. David Clark
GCPCA 2018 School Registration
Mr. Steve Sullivan
Dr. Bobby Corrigan
Dr. Eric Benson Tentative
Mr. Claude Thomas
Bob Hickman
Dr. Chris Keefer
Chris started in the pest management industry in 1994 where he worked as a technician for 10 years for a pest management firm. He has been a Board Certified Entomologist through the Entomological Society of America since 2005. Chris worked for Texas A&M under the supervision of Dr. Roger Gold as a technician/research scientist for 10 years where he received his Master of Science in 2010 from Texas A&M University in Entomology. Chris’s work involved the uptake, translocation, and dissipation of termiticides in urban environments. Chris also received his Ph.D. in 2016 from Texas A&M University in Entomology, his dissertation work was on the dark rover ant, Brachymyrmex patagonicus. Chris has a Texas Pest Control License. Currently he is the Technical Service Manager for Syngenta for the southeastern United States.  
Bob has a BS in Entomolgy from the University of Florida. He is a member of Pi Chi Omega and the ESA. Bob has over 35 years of experience in the industry. As a Technical Services Representative for BASF Professional and Specialty Solutions for over 17 years, Bob Hickman works with research cooperators in overseeing testing of the BASF line of professional pest control products in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and the U.S. Caribbean. In addition, he serves as a technical resource for BASF customers and sales staff regarding use of the BASF PCO product line.
    Mr. John Loesch

Univar Usa
Mr. Ben Rountree

Trident Technical College 
7000 Rivers Ave 
N Charleston S.C. 29423 
Building 920