13 December 2013

10th Annual ADAO International Asbestos Awareness Conference:

“Where Knowledge and Action Unite”

The enthusiasm about the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization’s 10th Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference, “Where Knowledge and Action Unite,” is contagious! More than 30 renowned experts and asbestos victims from ten countries will present the latest advancements in disease prevention, global advocacy, and treatment for mesothelioma and other asbestos-caused diseases.

Each year, ADAO’s conference recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations from around the world that serve as a voice for asbestos victims, raising awareness and advocating for a worldwide asbestos ban. ADAO is delighted to announce the 2014 ADAO keynote speaker, Susan Vento, and honorees which include: Congressman Henry Waxman, Dr. David Egilman, Dr. Ken Takahashi, The Association Nationale de Défense des Victimes de l'Amiante (ANDEVA), Bill Ravanesi, Congressman Bruce Vento (posthumously), Janelle Bedel (posthumously), Heather Von St. James, and Lou Williams.

The April 5 conference includes 4 powerful, cutting–edge sessions:

Medical Advancements: Diagnosing and Treating Mesothelioma and Other Asbestos-Related Diseases
Patients & Caregivers: Navigating the Medical Maze
Prevention: What Is It? Where Is It? What Do I Do?
Advocacy: Global Ban Asbestos Action

Be sure to register by March 21.


Friday, April 4
Private Lunch and U.S. Capitol Tour for Patients and Families (By Invitation Only)
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Private Speakers, Honorees and Sponsors Dinner (By Invitation Only)
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Saturday, April 5
Keynote Address and Conference
Crystal Gateway Marriott
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

ADAO Awards and Recognition Dinner ($100.00 - RSVP Required)
Crystal Gateway Marriott
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Sunday, April 6
Unity and Remembrance Brunch
Crystal Gateway Marriott
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Hotel Reservation

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Source: Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO)

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