Awareness. Prevention. Remembrance. Unity.
up to the April 1, 2008, observance of Asbestos Awareness Day, the 4th
Annual Asbestos Awareness Conference in Detroit on March 28-30 will
help provide leading edge medical, occupational, and environmental
knowledge about asbestos related disease.
online, learn how to make a memorial gift or honor tribute, or to offer
a sponsorship, visit our conference registration page.
thank the following organizations for their generous support and
collaboration in making possible ADAO's 4th Annual Asbestos Day
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and the International Ban Asbestos
Conference Program Business
and Individual Tribute Opportunities
is seeking business and individual tribute donations to help defray the
costs of this conference.
Business Tributes: Donors will have the
opportunity place a memorial
or honor tribute in the conference program. Donations
Individual Memorial or Honor
Tributes: Full page,
½ page and 4-line Memorial or Honor Tributes will be printed in
our 2008 AAD Conference Program.
your loved one, you make it possible to broaden public awareness.
form deadline is February 28, and funds will be required by March
the New Year approaches, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization
(ADAO) is preparing to take action in 2008 to safeguard the rights of
asbestos exposure victims and their families -- and support critical
research -- while raising public awareness about the dangers of
Register now for our 4th
Annual Asbestos Awareness Day Conference,
to be held on March 28 - 30, 2008, in Detroit. The goal of this
conference is to provide the most advanced medical, occupational and
environmental information available about asbestos related disease to
individuals throughout the world. This conference is made possible with
the support and collaborative efforts from Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer
Institute and the International Ban Asbestos Secretariat (IBAS).
To register for the conference; or learn
how to offer an
individual memorial or honor tribute in the conference program; or to
learn about how to become a sponsor, please visit our conference page.
Register Now for ADAO's Fourth
Annual Asbestos Awareness Day Conference
physicians, scientists, safety and health professionals and victims'
advocates will present up-to-date information regarding the status of
asbestos in the United States, Canada and worldwide.
Agenda Session Topics Include:
Asbestos Exposure in Homes, Schools, Hospitals and Workplaces;
· Detecting and
Treating Asbestos-Related Diseases; and
Victim and Family Psychosocial Support.
Brad Black; Dr. Jim Brophy; Dr. Barry Castleman; Dr. Rebecca Cline; Dr.
Arthur Frank; Dr. Michael Harbut; Lyle Hargrove; Laurie Kazan-Allen;
Dr. Richard Lemen; Pat Martin, Canadian Member of Parliament; Dr.
Aubrey Miller; Linda Reinstein; Dr. John C. Ruckdeschel; Sari
Sairanen; Dr. Warren Teel;
John Thayer; Jordan Zevon; and Paul
-- $225; Students, Patients, or Caregivers -- $75; Sunday Brunch and
Remembrance Service -- $25. The conference registration fee includes
continental breakfast and lunch. Sunday Brunch and Remembrance Service
are additional. Organizations with 10 or more registrants will receive
Meet and Greet with Jordan Zevon
on Friday, March
28, in the Detroit Marriott at The Renaissance Center from 7 pm - 9 pm
in the Cadillac Room.
Conference on Saturday, March 29 from 8 am - 5 pm at the Barbara Ann
Karmanos Cancer Institute, located at 4100 John R Street in Detroit.
Rememberance Service and Brunch on
Sunday, March 30, from 9:30 am - 11:30 am at the Detroit Marriott in
The Renaissance Center Joliet Room.
ADAO To Recognize Asbestos Awareness Day Award
Recipients on March 29
join us in honoring the following list of distinguished individuals who
will receive special recognition at ADAO's awards presentation on March
29, at the AAD conference.
· Aubrey K.
Miller, MD, MPH, Senior
Medical Officer & Toxicologist, Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA) will be presented
with the Tribute of
Hope Award for his
quest to ban asbestos.
· The Canadian Auto
Unity Award for its
work to unite, educate and empower asbestos
victims, and public health workers.
Castleman, ScD, Environmental
Consultant will be
recognized with the Dr.
Irving Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award
in honor of
his dedicated research into
the social and medical impact asbestos has
had on humankind.
· John Thayer, former
U.S. Capitol Tunnel
Worker Supervisor and asbestos
victim will be
presented with the Tribute of
Award for being a
bridge to hope and
strength of victims of asbestos exposure.
· John McNamara,
honored posthumously, with the Alan
Reinstein Memorial Award for his
commitment to advocacy to eradicate
mesothelioma and offer support to patients
and their families.