11th Annual ADAO International Asbestos Awareness Conference
April 17th – 19th, 2015
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Know Before You Go information here.
Full Conference Agenda here.
Thank you for participating in ADAO’s 11th Annual International Asbestos Awareness Conference! Thirty speakers from ten countries will come together to make this the most information, beneficial, and productive conference yet, and we couldn’t do it without you!
For your convenience, below is a checklist for speakers, honorees, and ADAO leadership.
Please refer to this link for updated information up until the weekend of the conference:
Please e-mail AAC@asbestosdiseaseawareness.org with any questions.
With sincere thanks,
CHECKLIST FOR CONFERENCE HONOREES, SPEAKERS, AND ADAO LEADERSHIP
Registration will open on January 20, 2015. Deadline ASAP.
To receive complimentary conference registration, please select “Registration Type: Speakers and Honorees” on the “Registrant Information” page enter 2015aac If you have already paid for your registration, we would be happy to issue you a refund.
Reservations will open on January 20, 2015. Limited discounted rooms available.
We have a limited number of highly discounted rooms at the conference hotel, which is the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA. In order to receive the reduced ADAO group rate of $134.00 plus taxes, reservations must be made by either, online or by calling 1-877-212-5752. Other methods or Marriott numbers will not guarantee the group rate!
2. SEND BIOGRAPHY
Deadline February 1, 2015.
E-mail your personal bio (125 words maximum) and photo to AAC@asbestosdiseaseawareness.org for inclusion in the conference program. For ideas, please view our 2014 conference program. Biographies start on page 5.
4. SEND POWER POINT PRESENTATION AND TALKING POINTS
Deadline April 1, 2015.
E-mail your PowerPoint presentations and the three major talking points of your presentation to AAC@asbestosdiseaseawareness.org.
Presentations: We will be working with each of you during the coming weeks on your Power point presentation and title. Speakers, please note and abide by the allotted time for your presentation per the conference agenda. Honorees, please abide by the 2 minutes allotted for your acceptance speech.
Talking Points: Send 2 facts that succinctly describe your main points that you want included in ADAO’s conference executive summary to be published in the program and online.
5. RSVP FOR FRIDAY DINNER, SATURDAY LUNCH, SATURDAY DINNER, AND SUNDAY BRUNCH.
Deadline March 15, 2015.
Click here to view the schedule of conference events. Please complete the below Google form to RSVP for the Friday dinner, Saturday lunch, Saturday dinner, and Sunday brunch.
6. SEND CONFLICT OF INTEREST FORM
Deadline March 15, 2015.
Conference Schedule of Events
FRIDAY, April 17
Private Family Washington, D.C. Trolley Tour and Lunch
12:00 PM – 3:30 PM
NOTE: Meet in Crystal Gateway Marriott lobby at 12:00 PM to board trolley by 12:30 PM
Patients and Families Only: RSVP Here
Private Speakers, Honorees, and Sponsors Dinner (By Invitation Only)
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
SATURDAY, April 18
Continental Breakfast (included)
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM
ADAO Conference: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. The cutting–edge sessions include:
- Session I: Progress and Challenges from the Frontline
- Session II: Medical Advancements: Diagnosing and Treating Mesothelioma and Other Asbestos-Related Diseases
- Session III: Prevention: What Is It? Where Is It? What Do I Do?
- Session IV: Advocacy: Global Ban Asbestos Action
Keynote Address: 11:30 AM – 11:50 AM
Conference Lunch: 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
Break: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
ADAO Awards & Recognition Dinner
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
SUNDAY, April 19
Unity and Remembrance Brunch
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
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