30 Years of AIDS


AIDS and Infectious Disease Conferences: Non-Federal

CROI 2016 Exit Disclaimer
February 22 – 26, 2016
Boston, MA
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 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 Call for presentations closes December 4, 2015. Exit Disclaimer (PDF 212 KB)

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 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. Exit Disclaimer Registration opens March 1. 

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 and abstract submission Exit Disclaimer open December 1, 2015. More  information Exit Disclaimer and key dates. Exit Disclaimer

2016 Texas HIV/STD Conference Exit Disclaimer
October 4-6, 2016
Austin, TX

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. Exit Disclaimer 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) Exit Disclaimer
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.

YTH Live Exit Disclaimer
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 Exit Disclaimer Sponsor: Yth. 

Conference Coverage

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

U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA)
October 2-5, 2014 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.