30 Years of AIDS


AIDS and Infectious Disease Conferences: Non-Federal

National Tribal Public Health Summit Exit Disclaimer
April 11 - 13, 2016
Atlanta, GA

This year’s conference looks at Achieving Health Equity: Re-envisioning Tribal Public Health for Seven Generations. View the agenda here Exit Disclaimer (PDF, 664 KB) Online registration Exit Disclaimer is open until April 8; onsite registration begins April 10. Continuing education credit are available. Sponsor: National Indian Health Board.

HIV/AIDS on the Front Line Exit Disclaimer
April 27, 2016
Irvine, CA

This conference provides an opportunity for healthcare professionals to enhance knowledge with new and updated data to improve HIV/AIDS treatment for patients and families, enrich caring skills and provides an overview of the methodology and statistics that will serve to support treatment, prevention and education of HIV. For program details, click here. Exit Disclaimer Registration is open. Exit Disclaimer

Adherence 2016 (11th International Conference on HIV Treatment and Prevention Adherence) Exit Disclaimer
May 9 - 11, 2016
Fort Lauderdale, FL

This conference is dedicated to the presentation and discussion of HIV treatment and biomedical prevention adherence research, as well as current behavioral and clinical perspectives in practicum, in the context of achieving an optimized continuum of HIV care.

Click here Exit Disclaimer to view the program. Registration is open until May 6. Sponsor: International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC).

28th Annual Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS Exit Disclaimer
May 26 - 29, 2016
Minneapolis, MN

Sponsored by The Boston College School of Social Work, this event draws more than 500 AIDS-care social workers. The theme is "This is What We Are About: Champions for HIV Care". Register here. Exit Disclaimer Read this blog about the conference.

Fourth Annual Saving Ourselves Symposium (SOS) Exit Disclaimer
June 9 - 12, 2016
Memphis, TN

The Saving Ourselves Symposium (SOS) presents cutting edge research findings, promising practices, and effective treatment recommendations and workshops from experts in HIV/AIDS prevention for the South. Conference participants will join technical assistance programs surrounding Black gay men’s health, a Twitter town hall, exhibits, an interactive panel discussion, a community summit luncheon, and other activities. Follow the conference with hashtags #S0S2016 and #better. Registration is open. Exit Disclaimer

AIDS 2016 (21st International AIDS Conference) Exit Disclaimer
July 17-22, 2016
Durban, South Africa

Organized by The International AIDS Society and its partners, at this event, scientists, policymakers, world leaders, and people living with HIV will gather to discuss successes and challenges and global epidemic trends.  Registration Exit Disclaimer and abstract submission Exit Disclaimer open December 1, 2015. More  information Exit Disclaimer and key dates. Exit Disclaimer

Watch this webinar to learn about the conference. Exit Disclaimer Follow @AIDS_conference and use the hashtag #AIDS2016. Late breaker abstracts open April 1 and close May 12.

National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment Exit Disclaimer
August 23 - 26, 2016
Washington, DC

This HRSA/HAB sponsored conference returns with the theme of “Forward Momentum: Accelerating Access. Optimizing Care. Transforming Public Health.” Register for updates. Exit Disclaimer

Visit Exit Disclaimer to review the agenda, register Exit Disclaimer (by July 25), or submit an abstract or poster Exit Disclaimer (by April 29), and more. Follow the conference at @RyanWhite2016. Exit Disclaimer

Rural HIV Research and Training Conference Exit Disclaimer
September 9-10, 2016
Savannah, GA

This event brings together health professionals to share innovative strategies, discuss unique challenges, and to foster advocacy and community partnerships to address HIV/AIDS prevention, intervention and care working with children, youth, and families in rural communities. Sponsors: Georgia Southern University and GA Department of Public Health.

US Conference on AIDS Exit Disclaimer
September 15-18, 2016
Hollywood, FL

Convened by NMAC, Exit Disclaimer this is the largest domestic conference on AIDS in the US. Sessions will address current issues such as the importance of race in HIV services, biomedical HIV prevention, and women and violence. 2016 will include new tracks, Exit Disclaimer new pathways partners, continuation of the master lecture series, repeat workshops, fewer seminars and more scholarships. The target population for this year’s conference is populations in the Caribbean diaspora. See the bottom of this NMAC page to sign up for conference updates. Exit Disclaimer Registration is open Exit Disclaimer until August 12.

2016 STD Prevention Conference
September 20 - 23, 2016
Atlanta, GA

Modern STD prevention and control requires dynamic approaches to assessment, assurance, and policy development in the face of consistent financial challenges and shifting disease priorities. This year’s theme, ‘Transcending Barriers, Creating Opportunities”, highlights how these challenges can be transformed into opportunities for moving STD prevention forward. A diverse array of professionals, including program staff, scientists, clinicians, youth-serving professionals, and reproductive health care providers will come together at this CDC-sponsored conference. Early bird registration ends August 12 and standard registration is open until September 19. On-site registration will be available.

12th Annual National Conference on HIV/AIDS & Aging Exit Disclaimer
September 23, 2016
Dorchester, MA

In collaboration with the New England AIDS Education & Training Center, the New England Association on HIV over Fifty presents this conference which addresses prevention care and management in the aging population.

APHA Annual Meeting Exit Disclaimer
October 29 - November 2, 2016
Denver, CO

The American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Exposition is where public health professionals convene, learn, network, and engage with peers. Conference participants attend to strengthen the profession of public health, share the latest research and information, promote best practices and advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research. The 2016 theme is Creating the Healthiest Nation: Ensuring the Right to Health. Registration Exit Disclaimeropens June 1. Read about the social media lab at APHA 2015.

International Conference on Stigma Exit Disclaimer
November 18, 2016
Washington, DC

This annual conference is convened by Howard University.

National HIV PrEP Summit Exit Disclaimer
December 3-4, 2016
San Francisco, CA

This conference will bring together diverse partners to discuss and learn about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and other biomedical HIV prevention interventions. Workshops are 75% capacity building and 25% policy development. Peer-to-peer learning will be the foundation for the majority of workshops.  Sponsor:  NMAC

New Media and Other Conferences

Datapalooza Exit Disclaimer
May 8 - 11, 2016
Washington, DC

This conference focuses on liberating health data and bringing together companies, startups, government agencies, and individuals with the most innovative and effective uses of health data to improve patient outcomes. Registration information is here Exit Disclaimer. A live webcast will be available.

National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media
August 23 - 25, 2016
Atlanta, GA

This conference brings together individuals representing academia, public health researchers and practitioners from federal and state government and the private sector, and provides a forum for dialogue within and across these disciplines.Registration Exit Disclaimer opens May 2, 2016. Sponsors: CDC and the National Public Health Information Coalition.

Conference Coverage

The blog includes posts about recent Federally supported conferences, and new media and health conferences. For more information, subscribe to the blog Exit Disclaimer and read our conference posts. Click the links below to view selected "Conversations with" videos from these conferences:

CROI 2016 (Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections)

Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH, provided with dispatches from the 2016 conference held in Boston, MA February 22-25. Each post below includes a video.

IAS 2015

Dr. Carl Dieffenbach ( NIH/NIAID) also provided daily videos from this scientific conference held July 19-22, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada.