Co-Innovating Solutions for Container Mosquito Control
A National WALS Summit

Virtual Summit
May 21, 2020

Below are resources from the virtual WALS technical exchange on Thursday, May 21, 2020:

Insecticide susceptibility status of Florida populations of container mosquitoes
Presented by: Casey Parker
Technical Development Specialist

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WALS Origin and Operational use in South East Asia since 1988
Presented by: Seleena Benjamin
Manager, Public Health Business, Asia/India Region
Valent BioSciences, LLC

Challenges with container-inhabiting invasive Aedes mosquitoes
Presented by: Isik Unlu, PhD
Operations Manager
Miami-Dade Mosquito Control Division

Evolution of the application of VectoBac® WDG in the Florida Keys
Presented by: Andrea Leal
Executive Director
Florida Keys MCD

Characterization and efficacy of VectoBac® WDG applications targeting container-inhabiting mosquitoes utilizing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Presented by: Keira J. Lucas, PhD
Director of Research
Collier County MCD

WALS shows great promise in fighting arbovirus disease in Puerto Rico
Presented by: Dr. Grayson Brown
Executive Director
Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit

WALS: Current SOPs and Equipment
Presented by: Leanne Lake
Technical Development Specialist
Valent BioSciences, LLC

Larviciding Solutions for Urban Environments
Presented by: Samer Elkashef, PhD
Assistant Manager SacYolo MVCD

Wide Area Larviciding Sprays in Coachella Valley
Presented by: Jennifer Henke, M.S.
Laboratory Manager
Coachella Valley MVCD

Wide-Area larviciding with a Buffalo Turbine and VectoLex WDG
Presented by: Mark Clifton, PhD
Executive Director
North Shore Mosquito Abatement District


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