The 1st conference of the European Asbestos Forum – Update from Yvonne Waterman


Yvonne Waterman, a GBAN Charter Member for the Netherlands, will be hosting a large international asbestos conference at the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on May 27th. The European Asbestos Forum (EAF) aims to improve networks and sharing asbestos knowledge across borders and asbestos sectors. ‘Sharing makes us stronger!’ is the motto.

The program – soon to be published on the website – includes three simultaneous sessions to allow for a wide array of asbestos specialists. The newest technical developments for asbestos removal, the latest insights on prevention in the workplace, European Union asbestos policy – it will all be discussed here. Confirmed speakers include Dr. Richard Lemen USPHS (ret.) Ph.D., M.S.P.H. as Keynote Speaker, Linda Reinstein, Tony Rich, Eric Jonckheere, an IATP representative, Laurent Vogel, Herm Zweerts, Prof. Thomas Kraus, Gerd Albracht and many other speakers of high standing.

See for more information and registering.

YvonneYvonne Waterman Ph.D. LL.M., Dutch jurist, founder of Waterman Legal Consultancy, specializes in (comparative) employers’ liability for occupational diseases and asbestos liability. She is a frequent publicist, lecturer and speaker on asbestos liability matters worldwide and also GBAN Charter Member for the Netherlands.


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