AIDS and Infectious Disease Conferences: Non-Federal
National Tribal Public Health Summit
April 11 - 13, 2016
This year’s conference looks at Achieving Health Equity: Re-envisioning Tribal Public Health for Seven Generations. View the agenda here (PDF, 664 KB) Online registration is open until April 8; onsite registration begins April 10. Continuing education credit are available. Sponsor: National Indian Health Board.
HIV/AIDS on the Front Line
April 27, 2016
This conference provides an opportunity for healthcare professionals to enhance knowledge with new and updated data to improve HIV/AIDS treatment for patients and families, enrich caring skills and provides an overview of the methodology and statistics that will serve to support treatment, prevention and education of HIV. For program details, click here. Registration is open.
Adherence 2016 (11th International Conference on HIV Treatment and Prevention Adherence)
May 9 - 11, 2016
Fort Lauderdale, FL
This conference is dedicated to the presentation and discussion of HIV treatment and biomedical prevention adherence research, as well as current behavioral and clinical perspectives in practicum, in the context of achieving an optimized continuum of HIV care.
Click here to view the program. Registration is open until May 6. Sponsor: International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC).
28th Annual Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS
May 26 - 29, 2016
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. Read this AIDS.gov blog about the conference.
Fourth Annual Saving Ourselves Symposium (SOS)
June 9 - 12, 2016
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 participants 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. Follow the conference with hashtags #S0S2016 and #better. Registration is open.
AIDS 2016 (21st International AIDS Conference)
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 open December 1, 2015. More information and key dates.
Watch this webinar to learn about the conference. Follow @AIDS_conference and use the hashtag #AIDS2016. Late breaker abstracts open April 1 and close May 12.
This HRSA/HAB sponsored conference returns with the theme of “Forward Momentum: Accelerating Access. Optimizing Care. Transforming Public Health.” Register for updates.
Rural HIV Research and Training Conference
September 9-10, 2016
This event brings together health professionals to share innovative strategies, discuss unique challenges, and to foster advocacy and community partnerships to address HIV/AIDS prevention, intervention and care working with children, youth, and families in rural communities. Sponsors: Georgia Southern University and GA Department of Public Health.
US Conference on AIDS
September 15-18, 2016
Convened by NMAC, this is the largest domestic conference on AIDS in the US. Sessions will address current issues such as the importance of race in HIV services, biomedical HIV prevention, and women and violence. 2016 will include new tracks, new pathways partners, continuation of the master lecture series, repeat workshops, fewer seminars and more scholarships. The target population for this year’s conference is populations in the Caribbean diaspora. See the bottom of this NMAC page to sign up for conference updates. Registration is open until August 12.
2016 STD Prevention Conference
September 20 - 23, 2016
Modern STD prevention and control requires dynamic approaches to assessment, assurance, and policy development in the face of consistent financial challenges and shifting disease priorities. This year’s theme, ‘Transcending Barriers, Creating Opportunities”, highlights how these challenges can be transformed into opportunities for moving STD prevention forward. A diverse array of professionals, including program staff, scientists, clinicians, youth-serving professionals, and reproductive health care providers will come together at this CDC-sponsored conference. Early bird registration ends August 12 and standard registration is open until September 19. On-site registration will be available.
In collaboration with the New England AIDS Education & Training Center, the New England Association on HIV over Fifty presents this conference which addresses prevention care and management in the aging population.
APHA Annual Meeting
October 29 - November 2, 2016
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 2016 theme is Creating the Healthiest Nation: Ensuring the Right to Health. Registration opens June 1. Read about the social media lab at APHA 2015.
International Conference on Stigma
November 18, 2016
This annual conference is convened by Howard University.
National HIV PrEP Summit
December 3-4, 2016
San Francisco, CA
This conference will bring together diverse partners to discuss and learn about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and other biomedical HIV prevention interventions. Workshops are 75% capacity building and 25% policy development. Peer-to-peer learning will be the foundation for the majority of workshops. Sponsor: NMAC
New Media and Other Conferences
May 8 - 11, 2016
This conference focuses on liberating health data and bringing together companies, startups, government agencies, and individuals with the most innovative and effective uses of health data to improve patient outcomes. Registration information is here . A live webcast will be available.
National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media
August 23 - 25, 2016
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 dialogue within and across these disciplines.Registration opens May 2, 2016. Sponsors: CDC and the National Public Health Information Coalition.
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:
CROI 2016 (Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections)
Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH, provided AIDS.gov with dispatches from the 2016 conference held in Boston, MA February 22-25. Each post below includes a video.
Dr. Carl Dieffenbach ( NIH/NIAID) also provided daily videos from this scientific conference held July 19-22, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada.