Edinburgh conference on Asbestos in 2016: Today’s Challenge

Asbestos Action - helping people with asbestos-related disease

Asbestos Action are holding a free conference, supported by Digby Brown, to highlight the support needs of those whose lives are affected by asbestos exposure around Scotland today.

The event is free and anyone with an interest in this field is welcome to attend.

Asbestos in 2016: Today's Challenge - Edinburgh Conference, Free to attend


Why come along?

Asbestos related disease is not just a legacy of our industrial past but very real for people across Scotland today.

The conference will bring together individuals affected by asbestos along with professional working in the field. This will be the opportunity to hear from legal experts and campaigners about how we meet the challenge of helping people today and in the future.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Peter Reid, Consultant Respiratory Physician.
  • John Fearn, Asbestos Action
  • Yvonne McIntosh, Maggie’s
  • Scott Donohoe, Chair of Scottish Hazards
  • Fraser Simpson, Partner and Head of Industrial Disease, Digby Brown

Conference details

     Where: Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh

     When: Friday 26th February, 11am - 4pm

The free event will run from 11am to 4pm with tea and coffee available from 10.30am. A finger buffet lunch is included.

Find directions to Dynamic Earth here.

Book your space

To book your space, please contact John Fearn by calling 01382 225 715 or emailing john@asbesotactiontayside.org.uk.