Posted on July 1, 2019

15th Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference Playlist 

2019 Annual International Asbestos Awareness and Prevention Conference Agenda with Video Presentations (Highlight Video)

FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2019: March and Trolley Tour
  March for Remembrance and Justice (Highlight Video)
  Trolley Tour (Highlight Video)
SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2019: ACADEMIC CONFERENCE (Highlight Video)
8:30-8:50 AM Opening Remarks by Linda Reinstein
8:50-8:55AM International Message of Support by Mavis Nye
   
  Session 1: Progress and Challenges from the Frontline || Moderator: Dr. Steven Markowitz
9:00-9:10 AM Raeleen Minchuk, Mesothelioma Warrior (Canada)
9:10-9:20 AM Linda Reinstein, ADAO President/CEO
9:20-9:30 AM Richard Lemen, PhD, MSPH; Assistant U.S. Surgeon General (Ret.) and Rear Admiral, USPHS (Ret.)
9:30-9:40 AM Arthur L. Frank, MD, PhD; Professor of Public Health and Chair Emeritus of the Dept. of Environmental and Occupational Health at the Drexel University School of Public Health
9:40-9:50 AM Earl Dotter, Photojournalist and Creator of the exhibit BADGES: A Memorial Tribute to Asbestos Workers
9:50-10:00 AM Q&A Session I
   
  Session 2: Medical Advancements: Diagnosing and Treating Mesothelioma and Other Asbestos-Related Diseases || Moderator: Dr. L. Christine Oliver
10:00-10:10 AM Geoff and Karen Grant, Mesothelioma Warriors
10:10-10:25 AM Jacqueline M. Moline, MD, MSc, FACP, FACOEM
10:25-10:40 AM Eduardo Algranti, MD, (Brazil)
10:40-10:55 AM Dr. Daniela Degiovanni (Italy). ALEC is charge
10:55-11:05 AM Q&A Session II
11:05-11:35 AM Keynote Speaker: David Michaels, PhD, MPH
   
  Session 3: Prevention: What Is It? Where Is It? What Do I Do? || Moderator: John Newquist
12:45-12:55 PM Julie Gundlach, Mesothelioma Warrior
12:55-1:10 PM Bev Messinger, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
1:10-1:25 PM Tim Keane, At-Large Vice President of the Insulators Union and the Insulators Health Hazard Fund Administrator
1:25-1:40 PM Robert Sussman, JD
1:40-1:55 PM Tony Rich
1:55-2:10 PM Louie Palu, Photojournalist
2:10-2:20 PM Dr. Eula Bingham
2:30-2:50 PM Andrew Schneider Memorial Lecturer: David McCumber
   
  Session 4: Advocacy: Global Ban Asbestos Action | Moderator: Dr. Barry Castleman
2:50-3:00 PM Courtney Davis Hissong, Mesothelioma Warrior
3:00-3:15 PM Fernanda Giannasi, (Brazil)
3:15-3:30 PM Gopal Krishna, PhD, JD (India)
3:30-3:45 PM Alec Farquhar (Canada)
3:45-4:00 PM Olawale Bakare (Nigeria)
4:00-4:05 Harminder Bains, Partner at Leigh Day
   
  Session 5: Art and Advocacy || Moderator: Mark Catlin
4:05-4:12 PM Paolo Monico, “The Mother”
4:12-4:19 PM Felipe Rico Atara, (Colombia) “Inextinguible”
4:19-4:26 PM Daniel Lambo, (Belgium) “Breathless”
4:26-4:33PM Conor Lewis and Zack Johnson, “Dirty Laundry”
4:45-5:00 PM Program Concludes
   
SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 2019: 15th Anniversary Awards Gala Dinner (Highlight Video)
6:00 – 6:30 PM Meet the Artist Reception
6:30 – 9:00 PM 15th Anniversary Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner
Presenter Linda and Emily Reinstein
Honoree Paolo Monico; The Alan Reinstein Award
Honoree Daniel Lambo; The Alan Reinstein Award
Honoree Conor Lewis and Zack Johnson; The Alan Reinstein Award
Honoree Courtney David Hissong; The Alan Reinstein Award
Honoree Harminder Bains; The Alan Reinstein Award
Presenter Dr. Richard Lemen
Honoree Dr. Eula Bingham; The Dr. Irving Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award
Presenter Dr. Barry Castleman
Honoree Dr. Daniela Degiovanni; The Dr. Irving Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award
Presenter Dr. Arthur Frank
Honoree Dr. Steven Markowitz; The Dr. Irving Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award
Presenter Linda Reinstein
Honoree Congressman Frank Pallone; The Tribute of Hope Award
Presenter Tony Rich
Honoree The Canadian Ban Asbestos Heroes: Victims, Activists, Trade Unions, and Lawmakers; The Tribute of Inspiration Award
Presenter Jordan Zevon
Honoree Warren Zevon Honorees from 2005-2018; Warren Zevon “Keep Me in Your Heart” Tribute Honoree
Presenter Kathy Best
Honoree David McCumber; The Andrew Schneider Memorial Award
Presenter Ellen Costa
Honoree Linda Reinstein; Keep Me in Your Heart Lifetime Achievement Award
Honoree The Tribute of Unity Award: The Tribute of Hope Award Honorees from 2005 – 2018
Honoree The Tribute of Unity Award: The Tribute of Hope Award Honorees from 2005 – 2018
Presenter Dr. Brad Black
Honoree The Tribute of Unity: The Tribute of Unity Award Honorees from 2005 – 2018
Presenter Kim Cecchini
Honoree The Tribute of Unity Award: The Tribute of Inspiration Award Honorees from 2005 – 2018
Presenter Dr. Celeste Monforton
Honoree The Tribute of Unity Award: The Alan Reinstein Award Honorees from 2005 – 2018
Presenter Dr. Christine Oliver
Honoree The Tribute of Unity Award: The Dr. Irving Selikoff Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees from 2005 – 2018
Presenter John Newquist
Diamond Donor Lisa Crandall
Emerald Donor Marilyn Amento, Steven Markowitz, Rosemary Schaffer, Heather Von St James
Sapphire Donor Marli Stewart-Beer, Kimberly Cecchini, Julie Gundlach, Elizabeth Harty, Tara Jensen
Garnet Donor Mark Catlin, Paul & Yvonne Hall, Kim Hoover, Wendy Roberts
Presenter Kim Cecchini
Donors Thanking our Donors Indivdually
Platinum Sponsor Motley Rice LLC; Accepting: Vin Greene
Presenter Linda Reinstein
Platinum Sponsor Simmons Hanly Conroy, LLC; Accepting Perry Browder
Presenter  
Silver Sponsor Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen; Accepting: Annette Charlevois
SUNDAY, APRIL 7, 2018: Unity and Remembrance Brunch (Highlight Video)
9:30 – 11:30 AM  Ellen Costa, ADAO Board Member
  Dr. Richard Lemen, Speaker
  Dr. Barry Castleman, Speaker
  Marilyn Amento, Speaker
  Jill Cagle, Performer and Mesothelioma Widow
  Candle Lighting – Kim Cecchini, ADAO Board Member
11:30 AM Program Concludes

 

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