AIDS and Infectious Disease Conferences: Non-Federal
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.
8th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2015)
July 19-22, 2015
As the largest open scientific conference on HIV/AIDS related issues, this forum enables those involved in the global response to HIV to examine the latest scientific developments in HIV-related research, and explore realistic application in implementation programs. IAS 2015 is organized by the International AIDS Society and the University of British Columbia Division of AIDS. Online registration is open. View conference key dates.
2015 Healthy Aging Summit
July 27-28, 2015
Sponsored by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, this Summit will explore the science of healthy aging, identify knowledge gaps, promote the role of prevention and preventive services in improving quality of life in later years and mobilize action to improve the delivery of care for those aging in place or in transition. Registration is open.
US Conference on AIDS (USCA)
September 10-13, 2015
USCA is the largest AIDS-related gathering in the U.S., bringing together thousands of workers representing all sectors and every front of the war against this disease—from case managers and physicians, to public health workers and advocates, people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs) and policy-makers. For more information, click here.
2015 National HIV Prevention Conference
December 6-9, 2015
This conference is a collaboration between several federal agencies, local governments and other organizations. It is the preeminent conference for state and local health departments, community based organizations, federal agencies, researchers, clinicians, people living with HIV and others to share the latest advancements, strategies and accomplishments in HIV prevention and care.
This four-day conference will include plenary sessions, workshops, roundtables and poster presentations and is a platform for conference participants to engage in rigorous scientific, programmatic, and technology information exchange. The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and the Marriott Marquis Hotel. Exhbitor information is now available. Please visit www.cdc.gov/nhpc for updates, and send questions to questions@NHPC2015.com.
New Media and Other Conferences
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. Register here. View the conference schedule.
Do you use new media and want to increase your organization’s reach and impact? Or maybe you’re interested in using these platforms but not sure where to start? The YTH and AIDS.gov Social Media Lounge is a friendly space for attendees to receive free, one-on-one training to address your social media needs. Ask about using new media for your organization, learn from others about tools they are having success with, and come by to charge your mobile devices! It’s a great chance to meet other attendees, and share lessons about experiences in the digital world.
National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media
August 11 - 13, 2015
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 collegial dialogue within and across these disciplines. Organized by the National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC), this event is an opportunity to meet with colleagues and shape the future of health communication, marketing, and media practice.
APHA Annual Meeting
October 31-November 4, 2015
The American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Exposition is where public health professionals convene, learn, network and engage with peers. Conference attendees 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 2015 theme is Health in All Policies.
Read this AIDS.gov blog about the social media lab at the 2014 Annual Meeting.
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.