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16th Edition of Chemotecnica’s Jornadas Tecnicas Integrales. Buenos Aires Argentina, May, 2019

Held May 21 and 22, 2019 at the UCA in Puerto Madero. Featuring Dozens of presentations and attended by over 1000 pest management professionals. This is Latin America’s largest pest management trade show. Our own Andy Linares was invited to offer a lecture to the general assembly on “Best Management Practices for the Control of Rats in the Urban Sector”. He also participated in a panel discussion on “The Future of Rodent Control”. On Thursday, May 23, our hosts treated us to a spectacular barbecue at the Puesto Viejo horse ranch.



Article in the July, 2019 edition of PMP Magazine


Rodent Workshop

Andy’s Presentation

Andy addressing the General Assembly

Images include the Future of Rodent Control panel featuring Marcelo Hoyos, Daniel Miranda, Andy Linares and Franz Dieseldorff. At bottom are the organizers from Chemotecnica – Vanina Bavosa and Hernan Funes.

Post-event reception with Mike Dadd, Alejandra Ferrero and Franz Dieseldorff

Casa Rosada and Belgrano monument

Getting a rise out of the crowd

Making a point at the panel discussion

“Future of Rodent Control” panelists: Marcelo Hoyos, Daniel Miranda, Franz Dieseldorff

Receiving questions from attendees

Crowd at Andy’s presentation

Piramide at Plaza de Mayo

Argentine flag at Plaza de Mayo

Catedral Metropolitana

Plaza de Mayo


Obelisco as seen from Teatro Colon on 9 de Julio Avenue

Teatro Colon

Plaza San Martin

La Virgen del Pilar Church in Recoleta

Recoleta Cemetery

Recoleta Park

Getting my Tango on at Recoleta

Ancient rubber ficus tree

Florialis Generica as seen from the School of Law

A little down time at La Biela Cafe in Recoleta


At Palacio Espanol restaurant with Mike Bentley, Ted Granovsky and James Shaffer

At Prosciutto Restaurant with Franz, Alejandra and Mike

On the frigate Sarmiento with Alejandra in Puerto Madero. Woman’s Bridge is at rear

Waiting for the barbecue at Puesto Viejo with Mike, Franz and James

With Sebastian Jorro at Puesto Viejo

Channeling my inner Gaucho at Puesto Viejo horse ranch

Easy rider

Enjoying some yerba mate after my ride

Ride ’em cowboy

Rough rider

Group photo at the Estancia Puesto Viejo