Participant Registration  |  Table-Top Registration  |  Schedule (updated 10.16.17)


Wednesday, December 13—Rooms 1D/1E/1F

7–8 a.m.
Registration and Trade Show

7:45 – 8:35 a.m.
Dr. Tim Miller—Washington State University, Mount Vernon
Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics: How to Interpret Pesticide Control Results

8:35 – 9:25 a.m.
Sharon Lacey–Motivational Comedian

9:25 – 9:40 a.m.

9:40 – 10:30 a.m.
Dr. Brandon Horvath—University of Tennessee

10:30 – 11:20 a.m.
Rusty Sauls—Washington State Department of Agriculture
2017 WSDA Regulations Update

11:20 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Lunch and Trade Show

12:50 – 1:40 p.m.
Jeff Jenkins—Oregon State University
Pesticide Human Health Risk Assessment

1:40 – 2:30 p.m.
Brian McDonald—Oregon State University


Thursday, December 14—Rooms 1D/1E/1F

7 – 8 a.m.


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Landscape Maintenance & Pruning Seminar Schedule

Tuesday, December 12—Room 1C


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Professional Development Seminar Schedule

Tuesday, December 12—Rooms 2B-2C


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Athletic Field Maintenance Program Schedule

Tuesday, December 12—Room 1A


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Irrigation Systems Program Schedule

Tuesday, December 12—Room 1B


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Environmental Sustainability Seminar Schedule

Wednesday, December 13—Room 1C

7 – 7:45 a.m.
Regiatration and Tradeshow

7:45 – 8:35 a.m.
Stan Kazymarchyk—Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Sustainable Action: From Rhetoric to Reality

8:35 – 9:25 a.m.

9:25 – 9:35 a.m.

9:35 – 10:25 a.m.
Jeffrey Jenkins—Oregon State University
A Systems Approach for the Evaluation of Sustainable Practices at the Watershed Scale

10:25 – Noon

Noon – 12:50 p.m.
Walt Osborne—Syngenta

12:50 – 1:40 p.m.
Dr. Brandon Horvath—University of Tennessee

Mechanic Seminar Schedule

Wednesday, December 13—Room 1A

7 – 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Trade Show

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Pre-License Pesticide Training Seminar Schedule

Tuesday, December 12—Room 2D

8:30 – 9 a.m.
Licensing and License Application

Wednesday, December 13—Room 2D

7 – 8:30 a.m.
Trade Show


Thursday, December 14—Room 2D


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Study Material

Study material is available through the Washington State University extension office and by visiting this web site: http://pep.wsu.edu/studymaterials/

Laws and Safety Washington Pesticide Laws and Safety EM012—$13.50

Ornamental Weed Control Turf & Ornamental Weed Management Principles EM035— $11.50

Ornamental Insect & Disease Control Introduction to Insect and Disease Management EM051—$12.00

License and testing fees must be paid to Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) on the day of the exam. The fees paid to attend this training course do NOT cover your license and testing fee. License fees are below. WSDA charges a $25 testing fee per person taking the exams. Have the proper payment in exact cash or check payable to WSDA. WSDA does not accept purchase orders or credit cards. You must provide some form of picture identification.

License Fees

Private Applicator $33; Commercial Consultant $60

Public Operator $33; Commercial Applicator $215

Dealer Manager $33; Commercial Operator $67

Private Commercial Applicator $33; Public Consultant $33

Demonstration/Research $33; Structural Pest Inspector $60

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