Hotel Name: Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville
Hotel Address: 1714 SW 34th Street Gainesville, Florida 32607
Phone Number: 352-371-3600
Group Name: FLORIDA MOSQUITO CONTROL
Group Code: FMC220
Check-in: 2/2/2020 Check-out: 2/7/2020
****REGISTRATION NOW OPEN****
****DODD STIPEND AND CDC FELLOWSHIPS for 2020 ARE CLOSED****
You will log in to register using the email account associated with your membership. If you forgot your password, click on the "Forgot Password" link for assistance. If you are a new member and have NEVER registered for an event previously, you will need to follow the instructions to create a new account, then proceed with registration.
Δ Courses are listed by day and course start time; Click on the course title to access full information on the content, CEU's, and schedule.
Δ Pay close attention to the course duration; Example: Course "A" starts at 1:30p 2/3/2019 and ends 2/6/2019 at 3:00p - which means it is a half day on 2/3 and full days 2/4, 2/5 and 2/6.
Δ If you schedule overlapping courses, you will receive a conflict warning prior to check out - please double check your schedule and resolve the conflict or you will be charged for all classes you have registered for.
Δ IF YOU ARE REGISTERING FOR SOMEONE ELSE: Be sure you register them IN THEIR NAME to avoid issues with attendance and CEU's.
Δ READ THE REGISTRATION OPTIONS CAREFULLY! They are listed by DAY, then by START TIME and not necessarily in exact alphabetical order.
Δ Early registration deadline: January 3, 2020
Δ Beginning January 4, 2020 all course costs increase by $10.00.
Δ UNPAID Registrations will not be held beyond January 1, 2020
Δ All cancellations and/or refunds will incur a $10.00 surcharge.
Δ NO refunds will be made after January 18, 2020
Δ Courses will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Course limits will be strictly adhered to. You WILL receive a registration confirmation.
CEU's and CERTIFICATION EXAMS
***IMPORTANT TESTING INFORMATION CHANGE FOR 2020***
All exams except the Director’s exam and the Advanced Mosquito Control Certification Exam, now require an FDACS voucher number and scheduled registration through FDACS which will be associated with your exam when you check-in on exam day at the Dodd Short Courses on February 7, 2020. Please see the step-by-step process on how to sign up for these exams and reserve your spot for exam day at the following link: DODD SHORT COURSE VOUCHER REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS.
LINK TO REGISTER FOR THE VOUCHER: EXAM VOUCHER REGISTRATION.
Δ Certification Exams are listed as CRE1, CRE2, CRE3, CRE4, CRE5, CRE6, CRE7, and CRE8 - THERE IS NO COST FOR THE EXAMS or EXAM REVIEWS if you are registered for other courses (Courses A - Z)
Δ For students/attendees who wish to attend the certification exam reviews (Course CRE1 and CRE2) and who have NOT paid for any other course, a $50 fee will be charged per review.
Δ Students/Attendees who do not have a state issued license and/or are preparing for the exams can not utilize the CEUs offered in 2019.
Δ NOTE THE FOLLOWING RECOMMENDATIONS TO HELP PREPARE FOR THE EXAMS:
Δ For Exam CRE3 and CRE4 - Students should attend Courses A, G, CRE1, and CRE2
Δ For Exam CRE5 - Students should attend Course R
Δ For Exams CRE7 and CRE8 - Students should attend at least Courses A, B, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, and Q.
You must register for the Voucher by 3:00 PM TUESDAY, February 4, 2020.
FOR EXAM OR VOUCHER REGISTRATION QUESTIONS OR PROBLEMS CONTACT THE FOLLOWING:
For Exam Reviews CRE 1, 2 and Exams CRE 3-7:
Contact Caitlin Gill
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS),
Entomology and Pest Control Section, Tallahassee, FL, 32399.
(386) 853-6433 (Office)
For Exam CRE8: Contact Dr. Eva Buckner
Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, University of Florida/IFAS,
Vero Beach, FL, 32962.
****PLEASE NOTE: FMCA, THE DODD COMMITTEE and the FMCA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DO NOT HAVE ACCESS OR CONTROL OVER THE FDACS VOUCHER REGISTRATION SITE AND CANNOT ASSIST WITH ANY DIFFICULTIES IN EXAM VOUCHER REGISTRATION - YOU MUST CONTACT CAITLIN GILL DIRECTLY FOR ANY ISSUES WITH THE FDACS SITE****
Δ Credit card payments will be processed on-line through this registration page
Δ Checks and purchase orders should be sent to:
FMCA Dodd Short Courses
5781 Lee Boulevard Suite 208-108
Lehigh Acres, Florida 33971
Δ No refunds will be made after JANUARY 18, 2020. All cancellations and/or refunds will incur a $10.00 surcharge. You may send in one check or PO to cover more than one person as long as the names of the persons covered by the payment are identified on the check or PO.
HOTEL and BOOKING DEADLINES
***** UF HILTON IS BOOKED, OVERFLOW HOTEL INFO. BELOW *****
Δ The room block cut off date is January 15, 2020
Δ The FMCA has reserved a block of rooms at $125.00 per night, Single or Double, if reservations are made no later than JANUARY 15, 2020
Δ Book using the FMCA RESERVATION LINK: DODD 2020 Hilton Hotel Link
Δ For the hotel to recognize your tax exempt status, you must bring or fax your agency’s tax-exempt certificate. Having the number written down will not be accepted; you must show the certificate.
*** OVERFLOW HOTEL INFORMATION ***
ALOFT Gainesville University Area, immediately next door to our host hotel. If you cannot reserve room at the Hilton because we are booked to capacity, contact the ALOFT directly using the FMCA RESERVATION LINK: ALOFT Gainesville
Last Day to Book: Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Aloft Gainesville University Area for $125 USD per night.
Aloft Gainesville University Area
3743 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32607
Address questions regarding registration to: FMCA Executive Director - e-mail: email@example.com
***SPECIAL FREE EVENT!!! The 2020 BUG BOWL! Student and Instructor Event: Come join us for a free fun night, Dodd Bug Bowl, Tuesday Feb. 4th from 8 to 10 pm. The location is at the J. Wayne Reitz Union game room, 686 Museum Rd., Gainesville, FL. 32611. We have reserved 14 bowling lanes (shoes are included), 10 billiard tables, 2 foosball tables, 2 table tennis tables, and one snooker table. No transportation, food, or beverages will be provided. This location is 2 miles from the Hilton Gainesville location. Great way to meet new people and have fun. The event is free, but registration is required to assure only Dodd participants attend. Registration is located under the Tuesday Events in the Registration Area! Need help with registering, contact Olivia at 866.464.3622