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AIDS and Infectious Disease Conferences: Non-Federal

12th Annual African American MSM Leadership Conference on HIV and Other Health Disparities Exit Disclaimer
January 12-15, 2015
Atlanta, GA

This conference is known as NAESM 2015 and will provide attendees with an opportunity to present research and community-defined evidence practices that demonstrate promising outcomes in achieving the goals of National HIV/AIDS Strategy. It is intended to serve as a venue for the new generation of HIV public health professionals to collaborate, innovate and help shape the future of African-American MSM/YMSM public health matters. The conference provides a venue to present, discuss, and examine social determinants of health in the context spirituality, religiosity, and faith through the perspectives of black gay men. It is an inclusive networking and knowledge exchange forum at the national level to identify, discuss and troubleshoot the intersection of health equity, social justice across disciplines and sectors that define the experiences of black gay men.  Learn more here. Exit Disclaimer

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) Exit Disclaimer
February 23 - 26, 2015
Seattle, WA

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 ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases. Learn more here. Exit Disclaimer

27th Annual National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS Exit Disclaimer
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 Exit Disclaimer including registration. Exit Disclaimer

8th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2015) Exit Disclaimer
July 19-22, 2015
Vancouver, Canada

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 Exit Disclaimer and the University of British Columbia Exit Disclaimer Division of AIDS. Online registration is open. Exit Disclaimer

Abstracts submission is open until January 27, 2015. See guidelines here. Exit Disclaimer View conference key dates. Exit Disclaimer

2015 Healthy Aging Summit Exit Disclaimer
July 27-28, 2015
Washington, DC

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. Abstracts will be accepted through February 2. Registration is open. Exit Disclaimer

US Conference on AIDS (USCA) Exit Disclaimer
September 10-13, 2015
Washington, DC

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. Exit Disclaimer

2015 National HIV Prevention Conference
December 6-9, 2015
Atlanta, GA

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. A call for abstracts, exhibitor prospectus, registration, and additional information will be announced in late January 2015. Please visit for updates, and send questions to

New Media and Other Conferences

2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) Exit Disclaimer
March 4-6, 2015
Austin, TX

NTC is the single largest event focused on the nonprofit sector and technology and offers over 100 sessions about the latest trends in nonprofit technology.  Registration information is available here. Exit Disclaimer

YTH Live 2015: Igniting Youth Tech Health Innovation Exit Disclaimer
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. Exit Disclaimer View the conference schedule. Exit Disclaimer

APHA Annual Meeting Exit Disclaimer
October 31-November 4, 2015
Chicago, IL

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. Abstracts are due between February 9-13. Learn more here. Exit Disclaimer

Read this blog about the social media lab at the 2014 Annual Meeting.

Conference Coverage

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