AIDS and Infectious Disease Conferences: Non-Federal
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 2014
November 6-8, 2014
This 27th annual conference will be an opportunity for new nurses as well as experienced clinicians and researchers to address and learn about HIV nursing issues. Learn about registration and the conference here.
5th Annual International Conference on Stigma
November 21, 2014
This year’s conference theme is “Lean on Me! Standing Together for Human Rights in Health”.
Conference goals are to increase awareness about HIV-related stigma as a major barrier to prevention and treatment of HIV and a violation of human rights; and to educate health care providers and the general community about interventions to eradicate HIV-related stigma. Learn more here.
27th Annual National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS
May 21-24, 2015
New Orleans, LA
This conference is sponsored by the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work. The theme is "Staying Relevant in an Era of Great Change — Challenges and Opportunities for HIV/AIDS Social Work." Click here for more information including registration.
New Media and Other Conferences
American Public Health Association (APHA) 2014
November 15-19, 2014
New Orleans, LA
The APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition’s 2014 theme is “Healthography: How where you live affects your health and well-being.” Learn about registration here.
Held in partnership with AIDS.gov, the Social Media lab will serve as a forum where meeting-goers can get advice on using social media in public health. Join us today. Hours are Monday Nov. 17 and Tuesday Nov.18 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Learn more here (423 KB PDF).
Join the Sunday, Nov. 16 5:30 p.m. Social Media Meetup to meet APHA's social media team and network with other social media users. Held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting but all are welcome to join. More information and RSVP.
2014 International Symposium on Minority Health & Health Disparities
December 1-3, 2014
National Harbor, MD
This conference is sponsored by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This year’s theme is: “Transdisciplinary Collaborations: Evolving Dimensions of US and Global Health Equity.” Learn about registration here.
YTH Live 2015: Igniting Youth Tech Health Innovation
April 26–28, 2015
San Francisco, CA
YTH Live is the premier conference for trailblazing technology that is advancing the health and wellness of youth, young adults, and other underserved populations. Abstracts and Session Proposals are due November 7, 2014. Learn more about submitting abstracts and proposals here. Early registration deadline is January 5, 2015. Register here.
The AIDS.gov blog includes posts about recent Federally supported conferences, and new media and health conferences. For more information, subscribe to the AIDS.gov blog and read our conference posts. Click the links below to view selected "Conversations with AIDS.gov" videos from these conferences:
U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA)
October 2-5, 2014
AIDS.gov released several posts about the conference. You can also view this video about the commitment of the Federal workforce shown during the “Federal Programs and the Changing Landscape of HIV/AIDS” plenary.
20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014)
July 20-25, 2014
Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH, provided AIDS.gov with daily dispatches from the conference. Each post below includes a video.
- Dr. Dieffenbach shares Highlights from Thursday at AIDS 2014
- NIH’s Dr.Dieffenbach’s Science Highlight from Second Day of AIDS 2014
- NIH’s Dr. Dieffenbach Shares a Highlight from Day 3 on Making Better, Smarter Investments to Achieve AIDS-Free Generation
- Highlights from Wednesday at AIDS 2014
- NIH’s Dr.Dieffenbach Looks Ahead to Key Topics to be Explored at AIDS 2014
Click here for a playlist with additional AIDS.gov videos filmed at AIDS 2014.