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2019 PA Vector Control Conference Documents

2019 Conference Notice

2019 Registration Form

2019 Tentative Agenda

Academic Award for Student Research in Vector Control

We are happy to announce that we are accepting applications for the Dr. Jan G. Humphreys PVCA Academic Award for Student Research in Vector Control.

Annually the Pennsylvania Vector Control Association (PVCA) meets to allow members to network and to promote dialog related to the advancement of vector control activities within Pennsylvania.  PVCA also offers an annual competitive award for the best undergraduate and graduate students from Pennsylvania involved in vector research.  The students are nominated by a member of PVCA or university contact.  Nominees are reviewed by a selection committee, and the top undergraduate and graduate students are chosen.

PVCA invites the winners to present their research at our annual conference.  This year’s conference runs from November 6-8, 2019 at the Wyndham Garden State College in Boalsburg, just outside of State College, PA.  The recipients will receive one night’s lodging, meeting registration fee waiver which includes all breaks, Supplier Social and banquet, a framed certificate, and a cash award of $300.  Please email your applications to Andy Kyle; by September 30, 2019.

Please provide the following application information:


College or University:

Degree Program Name:



Nominating Contact Name: 

Nominating Contact Email: 

Presentation Title: 

Presentation Abstract (250-300 words)


Pennsylvania Department of Health is hiring a vector-borne disease administrator. This position will involve helping with community outreach activities. For more information, click the link below:

2019 PVCA Annual Conference

This year’s conference will be held on November 6-8 at Wyndham Garden State College. Note: This is the same location as last year.

Registration information is expected to be ready by mid-September.