ADAO annual conference set for April 2017

27 Jan 2017 by under Events

640px Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel 100x100 ADAO annual conference set for April 2017Since 2005, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization’s (ADAO) annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference has brought together more than 300 speakers from 14 different countries to speak about joint efforts in education, advocacy and awareness.

This year’s event, to be held April 7-9, 2107, at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, , is set to add to those numbers with doctors, scientists, experts, advocates and victims gathering to help prevent and eliminate asbestos-causing diseases.

Attendees of the 13th annual conference will enjoy a dinner cruise down the Potomac River Friday; a Saturday filled with sessions discussing asbestos-related progress and challenges, medical advancements, prevention and advocacy; an awards and recognitions dinner Saturday night; and a Unity and Remembrance Brunch Sunday morning to wrap up the event. Keynote speakers include David McCumber, longtime journalist and author of a book discussing asbestos exposure in Libby, ; and Jordan Zevon, ADAO’s national spokesperson.

In addition, the conference’s theme will be art-driven advocacy, featuring performances from well-known musicians, comedians and filmmakers.

ADAO is the only U.S. nonprofit that organizes annual conferences dedicated to preventing and eliminating asbestos-caused diseases, and it is the largest independent victims’ organization in the nation. It was founded in 2004 to give asbestos victims and concerned citizens a united voice, to raise public awareness about the dangers of asbestos exposure and to work toward a global asbestos ban.

For more information about ADAO, the 2017 annual conference or to reserve a spot, visit its website and select the conferences tab at the top of the page.



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