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The McGill Faculty of Medicine is pleased to announce a free full-day academic conference, open to the public, focused on the topic of asbestos. Conference attendees will be invited to engage in a baseline discussion about what asbestos is, how it has been used historically and its impact on human health, as well as participate in a dialogue for the future with respect to research policy, ethics and the broader context.

Full-day conference
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
McGill University Faculty Club, Ballroom

Guest speakers include:

Dr. Paul Demers

Occupational Cancer Research Centre, Toronto

Dr. Leslie Stayner

University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. David Egilman

Brown University

Professor Chris MacDonald
Ryerson University


Program and registration:

September 10, 2013