Spring Summit North

2024 Program & CE

11.5 DPR Hours | 11.5 CCA Hours

Must Attend Tuesday and Wednesday Both for Total Hours



Monday, January 29, 2024
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Sponsor-Exhibitor Set Up

Tuesday, January 30, 2024
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Sponsor-Exhibitor Set Up
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Exhibit Hall Open & Coffee (NO CE)
1:00 PM – 5:30 PM | General Session & Product Profiles (CE)
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM | Exhibitor Reception (CE)

Wednesday, January 31, 2024
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM | Breakfast
8:05 AM – 11:45 AM | Label Update Hour & General Session (CE)
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM | Lunch Break & Exhibitor Presentations (CE)
12:45 PM – 3:30 PM | General Session (CE)
3:30 PM | Program End
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Exhibitor Load Out

CE Hours are updated as soon as they are approved. Last updated: 1/10/2024

Hours Breakdown:


5.0 DPR (2.0 Laws, 3.0 Other) | 5.0 CCA (1.0 NM, 3.0 PM, 0.5 CM, 0.5 PD)

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm CEHR by Patrick Dosier

1:30 pm – 2:00 pmBenefit with Biologicals by Jose Muro

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm Management of Hemipteran Insect Pests in Almonds by Dr. Sudan Gyawaly

2:30 pm – 3:00 pmResearching ALS Inhibitor Resistant Weeds in CA Forages by Nicholas Clark

3:00 pm – 3:30 pmManagement of European Earwigs in California Citrus  by Dr. Jay A. Rosenheim

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm ESA Regulations by Patrick Dosier

4:00 pm – 4:30pmNew Fumigation Rules Focusing on, Burrowing Vertebrate Fumigations by Marcie Skelton

4:30pm – 4:45pm – BREAK & Room Transition

4:45 pm – 5:00 pmProduct Profile: Vacciplant by Cassandra Rieser

5:00 pm – 5:15 pmProduct Profile: Additional Tools for Grape Disease Management by Jake Wiley 

5:15 pm – 5:30 pm – Product Profile: Gaining a Better Understanding of Novozymes Bio-logical (biocontrol) Solutions by Nicholas Steeneken

5:30 pm – 6:45 pm – Exhibitor Presentations 


6.5 DPR (1.5 Laws, 5.0 Other) | 6.5 CCA (0.5 NM, 5.0 PM, 0.5 CM, 0.5 PD)

8:05 am9:00 amLabel Updates from: Suterra, Trécé Inc., UPL NA, SAN Agrow, and Pacific Biocontrol Corp. 

9:00 am9:15 am – BREAK & Room Transition

9:15 am9:45 amCACASA Update by Louie Mendoza

9:45 am10:15 amManaging Plant Parasitic Nematodes in Grapes by Dr. Andreas Westphal 

10:15 am10:45 amThe Role of Mating Disruption and Pesticides for Mealybug Control by Dr. Kent Daane

10:45 am11:15 amAlmond Canker by Dr. Florent Trouillas

11:15 pm11:45 pmDiseases That Affect Local Trees in the Months of Spring by Dawn Fluharty

11:45 am12:45 pm – Lunch BREAK & Exhibitor Presentations

12:45 pm1:15 pmKeep Your Head on a Swivel: Challenges & Opportunities for PCAs in 2024 by Mike Blankinship

1:15 pm1:45 pmHow Temperature Inversion Measurements Can Help Guide Spray Applications by Mark Battany

1:45 pm2:00 pm – BREAK

2:00 pm2:30 pmManagement of Fungal Diseases of Tomato by Dr. Brenna Aegerter

2:30 pm3:00 pmPest Management Updates in Rice by Dr. Whitney Brim-Deforest  

3:00 pm3:30 pmMonitoring & Control of Walnut Husk Fly by Dr. Robert Van Steenwyk


Opens October 23, 2023!

Remember to renew your CAPCA membership for 2024 to receive the CAPCA member discount on registration. 

Due to the nature of the event, there will be no refunds or cancelations. 

Thank you to our Online Registration Sponsor!

Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa
3425 Solano Ave, Napa, CA 94558

(707) 253-8600, use booking code 2024 CAPCA Spring Summit. 

Room block Closes
January 19th, 2024

2024 Spring Summit

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Student Network Event

Save the Date! Sunday, October 13th – CAPCA Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA

CAPCA is thrilled to be hosting the Student Network again in 2024! This is THE event for students interested in a career as a pest control adviser. At the CAPCA Annual Conference, we connect students from throughout California with professionals in all aspects of the industry to provide career insights, share their real life experience on the job, and provide training specific to the agricultural sector.

Registration for this event is through sponsorship. 

Sponsorship Includes: 

1-Day Student Network Event (Sunday Only)


Student Network Event
2023 Recap

Thank you to the industry partners, CAPCA Members and Chapters who supported the 2023 event in Reno, NV by investing in the next generation of PCAs!


40+ STUDENTS from 15 CAMPUSES throughout CA


Krista Tavares, Molly Yager and Krystal Jenkins for organizing and facilitating

As well as numerous Members for participating in the Discussion Panels

And all the Chapters: CAPCA Ventura, CAPCA Fresno-Madera, CAPCA San Diego, CAPCA SoCal, CAPCA Tulare-Kings, CAPCA Central Valley, CAPCA Central Coast, CAPCA Kern, CAPCA TriCounties, and CAPCA NorCal for sponsoring students


CAPCA 50th Annual Conference & Agri Expo South


If you plan to register for Conference on March 4th be sure to renew your CAPCA membership by March 1st to receive the member discount! Remember to renew your CAPCA membership at least one business day before you register for Conference to receive the Member Discount!

When you register, you will receive TWO emails. Please look for –
ne email with your registration confirmation
        One email with access to the hotel room block

If you do not see these emails in your inbox, please check your Spam/Junk folder(s). Due to the nature of this event, you must register before you may access the hotel room block, and there will be one room available for each registration purchased.

Booth Placement Begins on February 1st, 2024

2024 Calendar

February – April

Exhibitor Booth Placements & Sponsor Outreach

Attendee Registration Opens


Early Registration Ends


October 13-15, 2024

In-Person Event, Anaheim, CA



CAPCA Annual Conference & Agri-Expo

The California Association of Pest Control Advisers (CAPCA) Annual Conference and Agri-Expo is the major continuing education meeting for CAPCA and for the state’s PCAs. Members generally obtain one-third of their state continuing education requirements at this meeting. Continuing education credits are applied for with the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, Arborist Association, California Certified Crop Adviser Program, California Certified Nurseryman’s Program, and the state departments of agriculture in Oregon, Arizona and Nevada.

CAPCA represents a membership of 75% of the nearly 4,000 California EPA licensed pest control advisers (PCAs) who provide pest management consultation for the production of food, fiber and ornamental industries of this state. CAPCA’s mission is to facilitate the success of the licensed pest control adviser. CAPCA’s purpose is to serve as the leader in the evolution of the pest management industry through the communication of reliable information. CAPCA is dedicated to the professional development and enhancement of our members’ education and stewardship, which includes legislative, regulatory, continuing education and public outreach activities.

50th Annual

CAPCA Conference & Agri Expo

Sunday, October 13 – Tuesday, October 15, 2024

Disneyland Resort | Anaheim, CA

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