Day 1 (July 10, 2024)
Time Topic Speaker
07:30–09:00 Registration  
09:00–10:00 Speeches, opening ceremony, photo  
10:00–10:30 Tea break and booth visits  
Keynote Speech
10:30–11:15 Urban Entomology in Southeast Asia – History, Challenges and the Future Prof Chow-Yang Lee (University of California)
Session 1: General Session – Moderator: Suchart Lee
11:15–11:45 Trends in Urban Pest Management: Are We at a Tipping Point? Prof Faith Oi (University of Florida)
11:45–12:15 Role of Sustainable Pest Control towards mitigating Climate Change Dr Partho Dhang
12:15–14:00 Lunch and booth visits  
Session 2: Pest Management Business Outlook Session – Moderator: Dr Raymond Lee
14:00–14:15 The future outlook of pest management business in Asia Harlan Bestari Bengardi (Pestigo, Indonesia)
14:15–14:30 The changing trend of pest management business Catherine Malveda-Baisas (LEADS EH, Philippines)  
14:30–14:45 Mergers and Acquisitions to Enhance Pest Management Business in Asia Tony Poulsen (Rentokil Initial Asia & MENAT)  
14:45–15:00 The challenges of pest management business in Asia S Sivakumar
15:00–15:30 Panel discussion Bengardi, Malveda-Baisas, Poulsen, Sivakumar
15:30–16:00 Tea break and booth visits  
Session 3: General Pests Session II – Moderator: Chow-Yang Lee
16:00–16:15 Rodent Pest management – Recent challenges and future trends Neena Singla (Punjab Agricultural University, India) 
16:15–16:30 Bed bug management – recent challenges and future trends Dr Chris Kim (Kasetsart University)
16:30–16:45 German cockroach management -recent challenges and future trends Dr Rungarun Tisgratog (Kasetsart University)  
16:45–17:00 Ant pest management – recent challenges and future trends Dr Decha Wiwattwitaya (Kasetsart University)  
17:00–17:30 Panel discussion Singla, Kim, Tisgratog, Wiwattwitaya
18:30 Gala Dinner  
Day 2 (July 11, 2024)
Time Topic Speaker
Session 4: Sponsors Session – Moderator: Drajat Nugraha
08:30–08:45 Slot 1  
08:45–09:00 Slot 2  
09:00–09:15 Slot 3  
09:15–09:30 Slot 4  
09:30–09:45 Slot 5  
09:45–10:00 Slot 6  
10:00–10:30 Tea break and booth visits  
Session 6: Vector control session – Moderator: Prof Intan Ahmad
10:30–10:45 New Paradigm for dengue surveillance Dr Indra Vytilingam (Universiti Malaya)
10:45–11:00 Dengue situation in Taiwan and management of dengue vectors Dr Kok-Boon Neoh (National Chung Hsing University)  
11:00–11:15 Dengue vector control in Singapore Dr Christina Liew (National Environment Agency Singapore)
11:15–11:30 Important Vector-Borne Diseases in AECs and Implications for control Prof Theeraphap Chareonviriyaphap (Kasetsart University)
11:30–11:45 Dengue situation in Indonesia and updates on dengue vectors Prof Intan Ahmad (Bandung Institute of Technology)
11:45–12:15 Panel discussion Indra, Neoh, Liew, Theeraphap, Intan
12:15–14:00 Lunch and booth visits  
Session 7: Termites session – Moderator: Partho Dhang
14:00–14:15 Termite management in the Philippines – New trends Prof Menandro Acda (University of the Philippines)
14:15–14:30 Subterranean termite management in Indonesia – current practice, challenges, and opportunities Dr Bramantyo Wikantyoso (National Research and Innovation Agency, Indonesia)
14:30–14:45 Trends of termite management in Thailand Dr Chun-I Chiu (Chiang Mai University, Thailand)
14:45–15:00 Drywood termite management in Indonesia: Challenges and strategies Dr S Khoirul Himmi (National Research and Innovation Agency, Indonesia)
15:00–15:15 Formosan subterranean termite invasion in California Prof Chow-Yang Lee (University of California, Riverside)
15:15–15:45 Panel discussion Acda, Wikantyoso, Chiu, Khoirul Himmi, Lee
15:45–16:15 Tea break and booth visits  
Session 8: Invasive Species
16:15–16:45 The risk of invasion of red-imported fire ant in Southeast Asia Dr Scotty Yang (Virginia Tech, USA)
16:45–17:15 Closing ceremony and Announcement of APMF2026