AIDS and Infectious Disease Conferences: Non-Federal
April 24 – 25, 2017
SYNChronicity is a national conference and webinar series on HIV, HCV, and LGBT health. Organized by HealthHIVwith the HealthHCV initiative and the National Coalition for LGBT Health, SYNC offers participants a unique opportunity to build relationships with a diverse range of medical providers, health care workers, government officials, faith and community-based organizations, and others addressing HIV, HCV, and LGBT health throughout the nation. Registration is open.
13th Circle of Harmony HIV/AIDS Wellness Conference
April 19-21, 2017
This year’s conference theme is "Comprehensive Approaches to Healthier Communities; Integration of STD, HIV, Hepatitis, & Harm Reducation Prevention and Services". Event goals include 1) increasingknowledge and awareness of the transmission modes of HIV/AIDS among Native Americans, their friends, family, elders, youth, and communities; 2) increasing knowledge and awareness to prevent the use and abuse of legal and illegal substances among Native Americans; 3) preventing infection and transmission of HIV among Native Americans, their friends, family, elders, youth and communities; and 4) educating individuals who work with Native Americans in the delivery and dissemination of culturally appropriate education and services to promote cultural understanding and fluency. Registration is now open.
May 7-9, 2017
San Francisco, CA
YTH Live is intended to advance youth health and wellness through trailblazing technology. This conference brings together diverse audience of technology and health experts, youth advocates, and influencers. to showcase what works, share ideas and learnings, and launch new collaborations. Registration is open.
The 29th Annual National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS
May 25 – 28, 2017
More than 100 presentations on AIDS social work service delivery are given at this event. Most are contributed by social workers involved in AIDS-care at hospitals, clinics, universities, AIDS service organizations, community-based organizations, and social agencies. Founded by The Boston College School of Social Work, the conference is now led by Collaborative Solutions, Inc. Registration is open.
2017 Saving Ourselves Symposium
June 8-11, 2017
Saving Ourselves Symposium (SOS) is an annual conference designed to provide cutting edge research, promising practices, and HIV/AIDS behavior change techniques in efforts to educate, encourage, and empower the Black LGBT community. This year’s theme is “Collective Power. Collective Solution". Registration is now open.
9th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017)
July 23-26, 2017
Scientists, clinicians, public health experts, community leaders and people living with HIV will discuss the latest developments in HIV-related research at the largest open scientific conference on HIV/AIDS and related issues. Registration is open.
September 7 – 10, 2017
The United States Conference on AIDS (USCA), sponsored by NMAC, is the largest domestic conference on AIDS in the nation. Participants will hear from federal officials about various agency implementation plans and discuss the most current domestic issues relating to AIDS. Registration is open. The abstract submission deadline is April 7.
2017 Philadelphia Trans Health Conference
September 7-9, 2017
The mission of the Philadelphia Trans Health Conference (PTHC) is to educate and empower trans indivduals on issues of health and well-being; educate and inform allies and health service providers; and facilitate networking, community-building, and systemic change. PTHC provides a space for trans people, allies, families, and providers to re-envision what health means for trans people. Submit a workshop proposal by March 31, 2017.
APHA Annual Meeting
November 4-8, 2017
The American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting & Exposition is where public health professionals convene, learn, network, and engage with peers. Conference participants 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 2017 theme is "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health". Registration will open in June 2017. Read about the social media lab at APHA 2016. Deadlines for call for abstracts are Feb. 20 - 24, 2017.
National Transgender Health Summit
November 10-11, 2017
This conference is sponsored by the Center for Transgender Health at University of California, San Francisco. Details to come.
International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) 2017
December 4-9, 2017
Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
The biennial ICASA conference brings together AIDS experts, leaders, people living with HIV, and more. Researchers from around the world will collaborate and share the latest scientific findings in the field and participants will develop strategies for advancing the effort to treat and prevent HIV. This conference is sponsored by The Society for AIDS in Africa. Deadlines, including abstracts, are posted here.
New Media and Other Conferences
NonProfit Technology Conference (NTC)
March 23-25, 2017
With over 100 sessions exploring technologies, best strategies, and pressing issues, attendees from across the nonprofit sector will explore how to collaborate, innovate, and discover new ways to spark change with technology. Registration opens November 1.
March 10-19, 2017
SXSW offers thought-provoking and creative ideas that will help shape our culture and the future of the tech and entertainment industries. Among the programming tracks that feature sessions from beginner to advanced-level are tracks on Brands & Marketing, Design, Development & Code, Entertainment Influencers, Experiential Storytelling, Government, Health, Intelligent Future, Journalism, Social Impact, Startup Village, Tech Industry, VR/AR, and Workplace. Click here for more information.
National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media
August 15-17, 2017
This conference bring together academia, public health, medicine, and government to promote cross-discipline engagement and collaboration that can shape the future of health communication, marketing, and media.. Sponsor: CDC.