The half day events will be held throughout the UK and run from January through to April.
Next year's programme will include a policy update, discussions of the best methods of integrated pest control, effective spray operations and current education and training topics in terms of education and
Getting those in the pest control industry to take pride in creating safe, quality amenity surfaces will be a core theme for the forum next year, independent chairman Professor John Moverley said.
He wants to see more of those involved in specifying contracts to seek out the forum's Amenity Assured standard, rather than simply focusing on the economic aspects of a contract.
"Amenity Assured indicates the operator or contractor has fully embraced best practice and all it entails," Moverley said.
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FREE UPDATING EVENTS 2016
Sutton Coldfield - 4 February
Leeds - 1 March
Preston - 15 March
Durham - 2 March
Lincolnshire - 26 January
Essex - 2 February
Barton Fields Centre, Derby - 17 March
Edinburgh, Scotland - 12 April
Greenmount College, NI - TBC
Swansea, Wales - 18 February
Locations in the South East and South West are still to be confirmed.