Events

Asbestos Real and Present Dangers Virtual Conference

Friday 27th Nov 2020   9:30 am - 12:30 pm

 A conference for Trade Unions and Supporters to find out about why asbestos is still posing a real danger today.

  • Find out about the dangers of asbestos
  • The work of the Asbestos Victims Support Groups
  • Victim’s Voice – Hear from victims
  • The campaign for justice by the Asbestos Victims Support Groups’ Forum
  • The difficulties faced by victims and researchers in the current pandemic
  • What happens now – Trade Agreements – Post Brexit

 

Speakers will include 

  • Asbestos Victims Support Groups and the Forum 
  • Victims and families including Peggy Walker, Susan Ellis and David Brown. We will also pay tribute to Nirmala Gurung – grassroots activist featured in the film ‘Breathless’
  • Professor Sanjay Popat – Consultant Medi-cal Oncologist – Royal Marsden Hospital
  • Unite the Union
  • Nick Dearden, Director of Global Justice Now

 

To book – please use the Eventbrite link 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/120991084591 

Conference organised by Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team, Yorkshire and Humberside Victims Support Group Asbestos Support Central England