May 15-17, 2017
The Melrose Georgetown Hotel
Are you concerned about the federal government making decisions that have an effect on mosquito control and public health pesticides? Are you ready to get involved? The AMCA Washington Conference is THE venue to identify issues that can only be resolved at the Federal level.
Registration is Sold Out!
PLEASE NOTE THAT AMCA'S WASHINGTON CONFERENCE IS RECOMMENDED FOR US MEMBERS.
Click Here for Current Attendee List (updated April 26, 2017)
Click Here for a list of Key Staff Members
Preliminary schedule now available!
Schedule as of April 5, 2017. Schedule subject to change without notice.
HR 953: The Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2017
S 340: The Sensible Environmental Protection Act of 2017
Congressional Staff Briefing
State of Mosquito Control in the U.S.
Protection of Public Health; Gaps Exposed by the Zika Virus
May 16, 2017
HOUSE - 10:00 am House Committee on Agriculture, Rm: 1300 Longworth
SENATE - 3:00 pm Dirksen Senate, Rm: SD-G11
Zika virus transmitted by mosquitoes continues to infect women, causing devastating birth defects in children. In these sessions, mosquito control experts will update Congressional staff on the current state of mosquito control in the U.S. The briefing will focus on gaps exposed by the Zika virus, most recent Zika developments, and what’s needed to enhance capacity to meet these challenges and produce new tools to protect public health.
View the official AMCA Congressional Staff Briefing invitation.
Click here to view the HOUSE only invite.
Click here to view the SENATE only invite.
If you are attending, plan your Capitol Hill schedule to attend one of the AMCA Briefings. If there is an office you are unable to meet with on May 16, invite them to attend the AMCA Briefing. If you are unable to attend the Washington Conference, you can still do your part by inviting your Congressmen or woman to attend the AMCA Briefing by downloading and sending them the official Briefing invite (access the list of key staff members).
2017 Mentoring Program
If you have been participating in the conference for a few years and are willing to share your knowledge and experience, please consider volunteering to mentor to a new attendee.
As a mentor you will:
- Help set up Congressional appointments
- Participate in a Monday morning informational session on May 15 at 10 am
- Guide your mentee to the Hill
- Join your mentee for at least the first couple of Hill visits
New members requesting assistance and potential mentors — contact Angela Beehler via email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 509-967-2414 to be paired up today!
THANK YOU 2017 WASHINGTON CONFERENCE SPONSORS!