AIDS and Infectious Disease Conferences: Non-Federal
October 26-30, 2016
New Orleans, LA
This is a forum for health professionals to collaborate, cooperate and learn from each other’s infectious disease (ID) expertise for the improvement of patient care and public health. This is a collaboration of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, HIV Medicine Association and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.
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 is open. Read about the social media lab at APHA 2015.
2016 National Trans Health Conference
November 17 -19, 2016
This event is the first of its kind in the Southeastern United States and will assist providers in building capacity through medical cultural competency to interact with and medically treat Trans individuals with care and respect. Sponsor: Someone Cares, Inc. and partners.
International Conference on Stigma
November 18, 2016
This annual conference is convened by Howard University. To register for the conference click here.
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
February 23 – 26, 2017
This 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. CROI is a global model of collaborative science and the premier international venue for bridging basic and clinical investigation to clinical practice in the field of HIV and related viruses. The CROI Foundation partners with the International Antiviral Society–USA (IAS–USA) to organize this event.
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.
The SYNC Webinar Series, facilitated by HealthHIV and the National Coalition for LGBT Health, will begin in Fall 2016. Participants will convene online to SYNC systems, data, programs, models, interventions, and policies on specific HIV, HCV, and LGBT issues and topics.
13th Circle of Harmony HIV/AIDS Wellness Conference
April 19-21, 2017
Abstracts are due October 28, 2016
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. Abstracts are due October 28, 2016.
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.
2017 Philadelphia Trans Health Conference
September 7-9, 2017
This conference is a program of the Mazzoni Center. Details will be available in November 2016.
New Media and Other Conferences
Connected Health Conference
December 11-14, 2016
National Harbor, MD
The 8th annual Connected Health Conference (formerly the mHealth Summit), provides the global platform for leadership, innovation and opportunity to achieve our new and ambitious vision of personal connected health for all. The theme is Personal Connected Health for All: Expanding Reach, Accelerating Impact. Registration details here.
Global Digital Health Forum
December 13-14, 2016
National Harbor, MD
The forum brings together public and private sector organizations to share the latest evidence, experiences, and lessons learned on new applications and approaches in digital health. Copresented by the Personal Connected Health Alliance, the Global Digital Health Network and USAID.
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.