Asbestos Action - 20th Anniversary Conference
WHEN
07 Sept, 10:00 – 15:00
WHERE
Perth Concert Hall,
Mill Street, Perth PH1 5HZ, UK

20th Anniversary Conference - Programme / Presentations

09.00 - 10.00     REGISTRATION (refreshments also available)

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10.00 - 10.10

Welcome

Iain M. Murray MBE - Chair of Asbestos Action

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10.10 - 10.40

Mesothelioma in Scotland: Clinical and Research Update

Kevin Blyth - Professor of Respiratory Medicine in Glasgow and founder of Macmillan Scottish Mesothelioma Network

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10.40 - 11.00

My Family Experience of Mesothelioma and Asbestos Action

Christina Beech - Technical Manager, Wife, Mum and Grandmother

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11.00 - 11.30

Time to Refine? How Scots law can better serve the interests of justice in asbestos cases

Fraser Simpson - Partner, Digby Brown Solicitors

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11.30 - 12.00

20 Years of Asbestos Action and the Future

Dianne Foster - Manager, Asbestos Action

12.00 - 13.00     LUNCH, EXHIBITIONS AND RELAXATION

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13.00 - 13.30

Mesothelioma UK - The Journey to 2022 and Beyond

Liz Darlison MBE - Nurse Consultant, UHL. CEO, Mesothelioma UK

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13.30 - 14.00

Asbestos Exposure: Knowledge and Standards – an Expert’s Perspective

John Raper - Consultant Forensic Scientist

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14.00 - 14.20

The Importance of Further Support for Families

Michelle Angela Rodger - Makaton Tutor

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14.20 - 14.50

The Role of the Scottish Mesothelioma Clinical Nurse Specialist

Susan Smyth - Team Leader, Mesothelioma UK and Macmillan Lung cancer, Pleural CNS