Jerome Goddard To Serve as Keynote Speaker of 2019 NCPMA PCT School

Registration now open for annual conference

The North Carolina Pest Management Association (NCPMA) today announced that Jerome Goddard will serve as the keynote speaker of the 2019 Pest Control Technician’s (PCT) School. Goddard’s presentation is entitled “What does the Future of Pest Control Look Like?”

Goddard is an Extension Professor of Entomology at Mississippi State University where he studies public health entomology, medical entomology, vector-borne diseases and the management and control of insects that can harm humans and animals. He received a doctoral degree from Mississippi State University and a master’s degree and bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jerome Goddard to our 2019 PCT School as the keynote speaker.  Jerome’s research and knowledge of entomology will kick off an exciting conference,” said Bruce Roberts, incoming NCPMA president 2018-2019. “The 2019 PCT School will include an unprecedented lineup of speakers, sessions and programs designed to create the best experience for our attendees.”

Registration for the 2019 NCPMA PCT School is now open. 

Now in its 69th year, the NCPMA PCT School will be held January Jan. 27-31, 2019 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Durham. In 2018, it attracted nearly 1,000 pest management technicians from across the state, making it one of the largest gatherings of its kind in the country.