Global Asbestos and Mesothelioma Calendar

Updated on August 6, 2018

September 2018: ADAO Declares September Mesothelioma Awareness Month

September 13, 2018: “Asbestos: A Silent Enemy?” in Bogota, Colombia

September 17-18, 2018: IOSH 2018 Conference in Birmingham, United Kingdom

September 21, 2018: Miles for Meso Mesothelioma Warrior Community Dinner in Alton, Illinois

September 22, 2018: Miles for Meso in Alton, Illinois

September 23-26 2018: 19th World Lung Cancer Conference in Toronto, Canada

September 26, 2018: Mesothelioma Awareness Day

October 2018: Health Literacy Month

October 2018: Health Literacy Month Week 1: Prevent Asbestos Exposure

October 2018: Health Literacy Month Week 2: High Risk Occupations with Asbestos Exposure

October 2018: Health Literacy Month Week 3: Understand the Warning Symptoms for Asbestos-Caused Diseases

October 2018: Health Literacy Month Week 4: Finding a Center of Excellence for Mesothelioma Treatment

October 1-4, 2018: UICC World Cancer Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

October 19, 2018: Patient and Carer Day in Staffordshire, United Kingdom

November 2018: Family Caregiver Month

November 10 – 14, 2018: American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition Meeting in San Diego, California

November 18-20, 2018: Asbestos Safety and Eradication Summit in Sydney, Australia 

November 27, 2018: Giving Tuesday

December 1 – 31, 2018: End-of-Year Donation Drive

December 4-6, 2018: National COSH Conference in Baltimore, Maryland

December 28, 2018: Candle Lighting in Loving Memory of Mesothelioma Warrior

January 2019: The British Thoracic Oncology Group (BTOG)

January 4, 2019: Mesothelioma Warrior Candle Lighting in Honor and Support

February 2019: World Cancer Day

February 2019: Less Cancer’s National Cancer Prevention Day

February 2019: 13th Annual Lungleavin’ Day Celebration

February 2019: National Cancer Prevention Month

February 28, 2019: National Sponsor of Rare Disease Day (NORD)

March 8, 2019: International Women’s Day

April 2019: American Public Health Association (APHA) National Public Health Week

April 1 – 7, 2019: Global Asbestos Awareness Week

April 4, 2019: Healthy Schools Day

April 5 -7, 2019: ADAO 15th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference (AAPC) in Washington, D.C.

April 7, 2019: World Health Day

April 28, 2019: International Workers Memorial Day

April 2019: IOSH No Time to Lose Campaign Launch

April 2019: Global Health & Innovation Conference

April 2019: International Congress on Occupational Health

May 6-12, 2019: National Nurses Week 

May 2019: National Women’s Health Week

May 2019: National Cancer Research Month

May 2019: International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD)

June 2019: 31st Annual National Cancer Survivors Day

June 2019: UN World Environment Day

June 2019: Janelle Bedel’s Wonder Woman Day in Rushville, IN

July 2019: Action Mesothelioma Day in the United Kingdom

August 1, 2018: World Lung Cancer Day

TBD:  SHExpo in London, United Kingdom

TBD: International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMIG)

TBD: American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition (AIHce)

TBD : Professional Abatement Contractors of New York (PACNY) Annual Conference in Syracuse, NY

TBD: Environmental Information Association Annual Conference