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The American Mosquito Control Association 85th Annual Meeting


Monday, February 25, 2019 – Friday, March 1, 2019

Caribe Royale Orlando Resort
8101 World Center Dr.
Orlando, FL 32821
United States

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Abt Associates staff working on the USAID-funded Zika AIRS Project (ZAP) will participate in the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) 85th Annual Meeting, which brings together researchers, educators, vector control professionals, industry representatives, and students working in the field of mosquito control.

Abt staff will present the following:

Panel Presentations:

Indoor residual spraying for Aedes aegypti control in the Dominican Republic: challenges and lessons learned
Tuesday, February 26, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. | Curacao 5
Presenter: Patricio Murgueytio, Abt Associates

Mobile technology applications for entomological surveillance and vector control in the Dominican Republic: achievements and challenges
Tuesday, February 26, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. | Bonaire 1
Presenter: Ingrid Marbella Miranda, Abt Associates

Field evaluation of three different traps collecting Aedes aegypti in four parishes of Jamaica
Thursday, February 28, 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. | Curacao 1
Presenter: Sashell Mckenzie, Mosquito Control and Research Unit (MCRU)   

Use of real time monitoring to improve implementation of vector control and entomological surveillance in Guatemala
Friday, March 1, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Curacao 5
Presenter: Miriam Vanessa Castillo, Abt Associates

Poster Presentations:

P-54: Developing local capacity for Aedes aegypti surveillance using ovitraps in the Dominican Republic
Wednesday, February 27, 12:15 – 1:45 p.m. | Grand Sierra Ballroom D-I
Presenter: Patricio Murgueytio, Abt Associates

P-24: Preferences of breeding containers for Aedes mosquitos: a case study from Jamaica 
Wednesday, February 27, 12:15 – 1:45 p.m. | Grand Sierra Ballroom D-I
Presenter: Jervis Crawford, Mosquito Control and Research Unit (MCRU)  

Learn more about Abt’s work in Infectious Diseases.