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2019 Vector Summit
April 16 - 18, 2019 in Pittsburgh, PA


The 2019 Vector Summit, hosted by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), will increase the capacity of local mosquito and tick management professionals to detect, prevent, prepare for, and respond to vector-borne disease.

Through peer exchange of best practices and practical strategies, the summit will provide a collaborative learning environment suitable for all levels.

*The Vector Summit is FREE — there is no cost to register*

Who should attend?

The summit is targeted toward mosquito and tick surveillance and control entities including local health departments, municipal departments, mosquito abatement districts, and tribal and local stakeholders.

Academic partners, commercial agencies, and federal and state stakeholders will also be in attendance.

What are the Vector Summit objectives?

By the end of the summit, attendees will have...

  • Developed professional relationships with colleagues and mosquito and tick experts from state and federal agencies.
  • Identified practical solutions that address emerging mosquito and tick threats and challenges.
  • Learned the essentials of implementing and maintaining a mosquito or tick surveillance program, key considerations for mosquito and tick control, and best practices for data use and risk communication.
  • Discovered upcoming innovations in vector control and surveillance technologies and emerging practices from leaders in the field.
  • Gained a basic understanding of tick surveillance and the growing threat of tickborne diseases in the United States.
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