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Events preview: the best events for asbestos and safety professionals for 2020

Written by Nick Garland on 10/12/2019

UPDATE, Thursday 2 April

Given the current restrictions and precautions in the face of COVID-19, many upcoming events have been postponed or cancelled. We’ve updated the listings below to reflect this, and hope to include new dates and details once the pandemic has been brought under control.


Here are some dates for your diary – the Assure360 team have put together a list of upcoming events for asbestos and construction safety professionals. We’ll keep our events listings updated regularly.

iMig2020 – postponed

New date 17-20 March 2021

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australia

The 15th biennial International Mesothelioma Interest Meeting 2020 is a multidisciplinary event, bringing together over 500 delegates from around the world. #iMig2020 will feature the most up-to-date research covering diverse topics of interest. There will also be educational sessions with leading experts, and plenty of networking opportunities with leading scientists and researchers, friends and colleagues.

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OH2020 Bristol – postponed

New date TBC

Bristol Marriott Hotel

Occupational Hygiene 2020 is the leading conference in the field of worker health protection in the UK, focusing on occupational hygiene and the prevention of occupational ill-health and disease. The conference programme combines inspiring and thought-leading plenary sessions with scientific and technical sessions, as well as a range of interactive workshops and case studies. The conference will bring together 320 international delegates, including researchers, practitioners, regulators and other experts from around the world to discuss the very latest in issues that affect health at work.

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The Health & Safety Event – postponed

New date 22-23 September 2020

The NEC, Birmingham

The Health & Safety Event provides the perfect networking and educational opportunity to anyone responsible for running a safe and efficient workplace, anywhere in the UK. The CPD-accredited seminar programme will feature over 100 speakers from across the world of safety, fire and facilities. Will now run alongside sister event The Emergency Services Show.

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Safety & Health Expo – postponed

New date 8-10 September 2020

ExCeL, London

The Safety & Health Expo bills itself as the UK’s leading H&S event, with more than 300 exhibitors and 13,800 visitors over its three-day run. Co-located with the Facilities Show, IFSEC International, FIREX International and the Workplace Wellbeing Show, this year sees it brought forward by a month to May. Expect a wide range of networking opportunities and seminars, including show partners such as the HSE, RoSPA, IOSH and more.

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British Safety Council – 2020 International Safety & Mates in Mind Awards Gala Dinner – postponed

New date TBC

JW Marriot Grosvenor House, London Park Lane

The 2020 International Safety & Mates in Mind Awards Gala Dinner is an opportunity to network with over 700 people from the safety industry. Compèred by Dame Kelly Holmes, the evening offers a chance to entertain staff or clients with a fine dining experience, followed by live music and dancing.

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ACAD Regional Meetings 2020

Various dates TBC during 2020 – awaiting confirmation

Various regional locations

ACAD organises three rounds of regional meetings in six regions across the UK each year. These interactive events are designed to provide the very latest industry updates and ensure ACAD members keep ahead of their competition. They are also a fantastic way for the ACAD team to meet with members and listen to their views and opinions.

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ACAD Annual Awards Dinner and Golf Day


The Celtic Manor Resort, Newport

Bigger and better than ever, the 7th annual ACAD golf day and awards dinner will be focused on the high standards found throughout the asbestos removal industry. Among the awards to be presented, there’s a new Supervisor of the Year category, along with the prestigious Apprentice of the Year. Combining a day’s golf with a three-course dinner, the event marks ACAD’s 27 years of supporting the UK’s asbestos industry.

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Contamination Expo 2020

16-17 September 2020 – currently planned to go ahead

The NEC, Birmingham

Registration for the Contamination Expo Series 2020 is now live. Claim your complimentary tickets to the Hazardous Materials Expo with seven events making up the Contamination Expo Series. The Assure360 team will be attending – we’ll be sharing more details including our stand location closer to the time.

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If you’re hosting or attending an event you’d like us to list here, please get in touch.


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