Global Asbestos and Mesothelioma Calendar

Updated on September 1, 2020

August 1 – September 4, 2020: Global action to urge J&J to remove asbestos-contaminated talc baby powder from consumer shelves internationally

September: Mesothelioma Awareness Month

September 16 – 18, 2020: Environmental Information Association (EIA) Conference & Exhibition (virtually)

September 17, 2020: EIA Conference Meso Warrior and Survivor: Pain Endured and Lessons Learned with Julie Gundlach, Mesothelioma Survivor and ADAO volunteer and Linda Reinstein, Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO)

September 26, 2020: Mesothelioma Awareness Day

September 26, 2020: 1st Anniversary of the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce (E & C) Subcommittee referring the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now (ARBAN) Act of 2019 to the full E & C Committee.

September 26, 2020: Senator Dick Durbin Flies a Flag over the Capitol for Mesothelioma Awareness Day

September 26 – October 2, 2020: 12th Miles for Meso Walk/Run, Alton, Illinois

September 26 – October 2, 2020: ADAO Ban Asbestos Team 12th Miles for Meso Walk/Run

October 2020: Health Literacy Month

October 24, 2020: Judd Apatow Record Store Day Honoring Warren Zevon

November 2020: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November 2020: Family Caregiver Month

November 2020: American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition Meeting 

November 2020 Asbestos Safety and Eradication Summit

November 2020: National Asbestos Awareness Week November, Australia

December 1, 2020 Giving Tuesday

December 1 – 31, 2020: End-of-Year Donation Drive

December 2020: National COSH Conference, Baltimore, Maryland

December 28, 2020: Candle Lighting in Loving Memory of Mesothelioma Warriors

January 4, 2021: Candle Lighting in Honor and Support of Mesothelioma Warriors

January 2021: The British Thoracic Oncology Group (BTOG), 

June 2021: Men’s Health/Cancer Awareness Month

June 2021: 34th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day

June  2021: UN World Environment Day

June 6, 2021: Janelle Bedel’s Wonder Woman Day in Rushville, IN

TBD 2020: Professional Abatement Contractors of New York (PACNY) Annual Conference in Syracuse, NY

September 2021 IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer

September 2021: IOSH 2021 Conference

February 2021: National Cancer Prevention Month

February 29, 2021: Rare Disease Day (NORD)

March 8, 2021: International Women’s Day

March 28-April 1, 2021: Environmental Information Association National Conference and Exhibition, Seattle, WA

April 1-7, 2021: Global Asbestos Awareness Week

April 6-12, 2021: American Public Health Association (APHA) National Public Health Week

April: Healthy Schools Day

April 7, 2021:World Health Day

April 28, 2021: International Workers Memorial Day

April 2021: Global Health & Innovation Conference

May 2021: National Cancer Research Month

May 2021: National Nurses Week

May 2021: National Women’s Health Week

May 2021: International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD); Paris, France

June 2021:  — SHExpo in London, United Kingdom

June 2021:  — American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition (AIHce) in Atlanta, Georgia

July 2021: Action Mesothelioma Day, United Kingdom

August 1, 2021: World Lung Cancer Day