North Central Michigan College

Registration Fee


Basic Agenda

Day One
Check-In and Continental Breakfast:
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Training: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch Symposium: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Training: 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Dinner and Open Lab: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Day Two
*Field Collection and Processing Methods:
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch Symposium: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Training: 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

*Subject to weather conditions

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Step Two: Choose your Date

May 14-15, 2019
North Central Michigan College
1515 Howard Street
Petosky, MI 49770

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Overnight Accommodations
Apple Tree Inn
915 Spring Street
Petoskey, MI 49770
Phone: (231) 348-2900
Room Block Code: ZOO

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Local Health Department staff will gain hands-on experience in standard methods for field collection and identification of medically important ticks and mosquitoes.
The workshop curriculum covers the essentials of maintaining a vector surveillance program, including methods for data collection, equipment and personnel considerations. The workshop will also cover best practices for communicating with the media and the public.
Workshop instructors include experts from public health, vector-control agencies, and academia that have extensive experience in the fields of tick and mosquito surveillance, identification, and control.
Participants will have multiple opportunities to engage with colleagues and counterparts from across Michigan, as well as interact with our team of vector-borne disease expert instructors.
All participants registering in advance will receive a confirmation letter, including a map and directions. If you do not receive a confirmation letter one week prior to the event, or if you have any questions regarding registration, please contact MPHI at (517) 324-8330.
Substitutions are encouraged and preferred.
Cancellations will only be considered when received in writing. Telephone requests will not be honored.
Cancellations received 30 or more calendar days prior to the event start date will be honored. If payment has been received a refund will be issued.
No refunds will be issued for cancellations received less than 30 calendar days prior to the event start date and all unpaid invoices will be due in full.
No refunds will be issued for no-shows and all unpaid invoices will be due in full. Please email your cancellation requests to: Email:

The full policy is available for you to read during the registration process under "Terms and Conditions" prior to submitting your registration.

Please Note: Due to flu season, we ask that if you experience any symptoms related to the flu, please stay home and do not attend the event. Contact MPHI either by phone or email if you will not be attending. To learn more about the flu and what you can do, please visit or call (800) 232-4636.