ADAO to hold Conference April 9-11 in Chicago
The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) announced its 6th Annual Awareness Conference to be held April 9-11, 2010, in Chicago. Organized in collaboration with the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and the International Ban Asbestos Secretariat, the conference is a key part of the global movement to ban the use of asbestos and improve detection and treatment options for asbestos-related diseases.
The conference will feature experts addressing preventing asbestos use, resources for asbestos-related disease victims and their families, and advances in the diagnosis and treatment of asbestos-related disease. Speakers include Brazilian government official and asbestos issue activist Fernanda Giannasi, as well as Canadian MP Pat Martin. Canada and Brazil are major asbestos exporters, and bringing together these two speakers will facilitate useful dialogue. The conference is an opportunity to build advocacy networks and raise awareness around issues of asbestos and asbestos-related disease.
The ADAO will also honor leaders in the struggle to raise awareness, change policy, and hold asbestos producers accountable to the victims of asbestos-related disease. Additionally, it will honor the memory of those victims during the Unity and Hope Brunch, sponsored and hosted in part by Kazan Law. New this year, the conference will include a private gathering to support patients and their families and caregivers.
Kazan Law is proud to support and sponsor the Global Mission for this year’s conference:
To learn more about the conference and to register for attendance, please visit the ADAO conference webpage.