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Organizations hold events to raise awareness about mesothelioma and asbestos. Some events may help fundraise for cancer research and share support for impacted families. Conferences also enable healthcare providers to share the latest research. This curated list includes events for the public and healthcare providers.

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Upcoming Events

Rare Disease Day®

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Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year. The main objective of the annual event is to raise awareness for rare diseases like mesothelioma. The public can get involved by sharing information or personal stories on social media, participating in virtual events and helping fundraise for research.

When: 2/29/2024
Where: Everywhere
Who: Everyone
What: Awareness day
More Info: Event Page

Asbestos 2024 Conference

This image shows the logo for the Asbestos 2024 Conference.

The Asbestos 2024 Conference – Sustaining Innovation – is hosted by the Faculty of Asbestos Management of Australia and New Zealand (FAMANZ) and the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency (ASEA). This event gathers asbestos management professionals to discuss new ways to manage, remove and dispose of asbestos. The three-day event will have technical sessions, panel discussions and various networking events. Virtual sessions include a presentation from Mesothelioma UK on linking disease support groups.

When: 3/4/2024 – 3/6/2024
Where: Hybrid virtual and in-person at Rydges Hotel in Melbourne, Australia
Who: Asbestos management professionals
What: Educational conference
More Info: Event Page

The 4th International Electronic Conference on Cancers

IECC 2023 Cancer Conference Flyer

Organized by the scholarly journal Cancers, the International Electronic Conference on Cancers (IECC) allows participants to share their latest research work. Participants can get feedback from other experts from around the world. The event will have eight separate sessions with different topics of interest, including cancer biomarkers, cancer immunology and immunotherapy, cancer therapy and more.

When: 3/6/2024 – 3/8/2024
Where: Virtual
Who: Healthcare professionals
What: Educational conference
More Info: Event Page

EIA 2024 National Conference & Exhibition

Logo for the EIA 2024 National Conference & Exhibition being held in San Diego. The logo reads "San Diego 2024" and has a picture of a sea lion.

The Environmental Information Association (EIA) provides the environmental industry with information to work effectively in the environmental health and safety industry. The EIA 2024 conference brings together experts of asbestos and other harmful contaminants to share ideas and solutions.

When: 3/15/2024 – 3/21/2024
Where: Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, CA.
Who: Asbestos management professionals
What: Professional conference
More Info: Event Page

European Lung Cancer Congress (ELCC 2024)

ELCC 2024 cancer conference flyer

The 2024 European Lung Cancer Congress meeting will take place in Prague, Czech Republic. Professionals in a variety of fields, like oncology and surgery, are invited to attend. The conference will cover prevention, screening and early diagnosis of thoracic tumors. Attendees will also learn more about various topics surrounding lung cancer and mesothelioma.

When: 3/20/2024 – 3/23/2024
Where: Hybrid virtual and in-person event at the Prague Congress Centre in Prague, Czech Republic
Who: Healthcare professionals
What: Educational conference
More Info: Event Page