AIDS and Infectious Disease Conferences: Non-Federal
February 22 – 26, 2016
The annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) brings together top basic, translational, and clinical researchers from around the world to share the latest studies, important developments, and best research methods in the battle against HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases.
28th Annual Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS
May 26 - 29, 2016
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. Call for presentations closes December 4, 2015. (PDF 212 KB)
Fourth Annual Saving Ourselves Symposium (SOS)
June 9-12, 2016
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 participant 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. Abstracts are due Feb 29. Registration opens March 1.
AIDS 2016 (21st International AIDS Conference)
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 and abstract submission open December 1, 2015. More information and key dates.
2016 Texas HIV/STD Conference
October 4-6, 2016
This conference is offered by TX Department of State Health Services. The event’s goal is to enhance responsiveness of people and systems supporting the spectrum of HIV/STD prevention and treatment services in Texas. Click the tentative schedule. Hotel reservations will be available November 2015, and in Spring 2016, information on registration and exhibiting.
New Media and Other Conferences
NTC (NonProfit Technology Conference)
March 23-25, 2016
San Jose, CA
Sponsored by NTEN, a membership organization of nonprofit professionals who put technology to use for their causes, NTC is the nonprofit industry's signature technology event with over 100 sessions on the latest trends in nonprofit technology. Nonprofit professionals from around the world attend to collaborate, innovate, and maximize effectiveness with technology.
April 24-26, 2016
San Francisco, CA
YTH Live is an annual conference for trailblazing technology that advances youth health and wellness. Attendees working in youth advocacy, health, and technology gather to showcase what works, share ideas and learnings, and launch collaborations. Registration is open Sponsor: Yth.
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.