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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) 2013 ADAO Conference “Meet the Speaker” Series 

Posted on December 10, 2012

Register today for the March 22-24, 2013 conference in Washington, D.C.! 

To introduce you to our extraordinary ADAO “The Asbestos Crisis: New Trends in Prevention and Treatment”  conference speakers, we are launching a new weekly Meet the Speaker series! This week, meet Sean Fitzgerald, P.G., whose conference session is entitled, Hidden Catastrophe Behind Disasters:  New Information to Reduce Environmental Asbestos Exposure. View the entire conference agenda.

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Sean Fitzgerald, P.G. President, Scientific Analytical Institute, Inc. 

Mr. Fitzgerald is a professional geologist and microscopist with 25 years experience managing growing businesses and laboratories across the country. He has been guest speaker at asbestos workshops and conferences as well as local, state, and federal regulatory meetings and reviews, and advises private and governmental entities on issues of asbestos regulation, science, and process development. As a scientist, Sean is expert and instructor for PLM and PCM light microscopy, microprobe, TEM and SEM electron microscopy, AA, IC, HPLC, and ICP wet chemistry techniques, and mineral phase identification by XRF and XRD. Mr. Fitzgerald has been retained and has given testimony as an expert witness and researcher on asbestos in soils, asbestos in talc, naturally occurring asbestos, and asbestos in household products, with his work appearing before English Parliament and the US Senate, as well as state and local courts from New York to California. Mr. Fitzgerald has authored numerous papers on asbestos geology and mineralogy; has served as peer review for EPA asbestos control documents, and is currently commissioned as an author and asbestos expert for ASTM international. He has spoken on asbestos issues before the Environmental Information Association (EIA- formerly the National Asbestos Council: NAC), the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM International), the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), and at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.