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AIDS and Infectious Disease Conferences: Non-Federal

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

USCA is the largest AIDS-related gathering in the U.S. Want to learn more? Search #2015USCA or visit the conference coverage site and these posts from the blog:

North American Housing & HIV/AIDS Research Summit VIII: Tackling the Social Drivers of HIV Exit Disclaimer
September 14-16, 2015
Washington, DC

This conference is a collaboration of the U.S. National AIDS Housing Coalition, the Ontario HIV Treatment Network and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. This event brings together researchers, policy makers, service providers and people with HIV from North America to review recent research and policy initiatives, discuss evidence-based practice and policy, and develop community-driven research and advocacy strategies. 

11th Annual National Conference on HIV/AIDS and Aging Exit Disclaimer
September 25, 2015
Boston, MA

This conference is presented by the New England Association on HIV Over Fifty Exit Disclaimer in association with the New England AIDS Education and Training Center at UMASS Medical School. Register here. Exit Disclaimer

2015 National Trans Health Symposium Exit Disclaimer
November 12 - 13, 2015
Atlanta, GA

Organized by Someone Cares Inc. of Atlanta, this year’s theme is “Opening the Doors of Opportunity - “The Transgender Perspective”. The conference is designed to building capacity through cultural competency workshops, ensuring interactions with Trans individuals are done with care and respect. Registration Exit Disclaimer (PDF 89 KB) and sponsorship opportunities Exit Disclaimer are available.

6th Annual International Conference on Stigma Exit Disclaimer
November 20, 2015
Washington, DC

With the theme of “Looking Inward, Moving Forward.”, this event brings together researchers, activists, academics, affected individuals, and the larger community, to explore HIV-related stigma, and what can be done to reduce it. Register here. Exit Disclaimer

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

As a collaboration between federal agencies, local governments and other organizations, this is a preeminent conference for state and local health departments, community based organizations, federal agencies, researchers, clinicians, people living with HIV and others to share advances, strategies and accomplishments in HIV prevention and care. Exhbitor information is available. Registration is open. Exit Disclaimer

15th Ryan White HIV/AIDS AETC Program Clinical Care Conference Exit Disclaimer
December 15-17, 2015
New Orleans, LA

This conference will provide state-of-the art updates on research, care, and treatment issues in the medical management of HIV infection. Restricted to 350 physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other key clinical decision makers in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program-funded clinics and programs. Online registration Exit Disclaimer opens  September 24 and closes on December 4, 2015, or sooner if registration fills to capacity.

National African American MSM Leadership Conference on HIV/AIDS & other Health Disparities (NAESM) Exit Disclaimer
January 21-24, 2016
Los Angeles, CA

This conference will further conversation on HIV/AIDS and other health disparity matters that are important to the community. The theme is "Live it! Be it! Taking Ownership of Our Own Health". Registration Exit Disclaimer is open.

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". More information, including registration, will be posted mid-September 2015.

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

NIH Digital Summit
October 19, 2015
Bethesda, MD

This event will highlight how digital is being used by government agencies, clinicians, caregivers, scientists, patients, and the public to communicate information on health and science.

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.

Join and APHA staffat the  Social Media Lab at McCormick Place West Central Concourse.  We’re partnering again to deliver hands-on advice and instruction that encourages learning outside the classroom. Want to meet one-on-one with an expert? Register here. Exit Disclaimer Learn more here. Exit Disclaimer And follow @APHAgAnnualMtg. Exit Disclaimer

2015 mHealth Summit
November 8-11, 2015
Washington DC

This year’s theme is Any Time, Anywhere. Engaging Patients and Providers. The Summit is one of 3 events that comprise the HIMSS Connected Health Conference.

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.

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.