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The AIDS 2012 Programme-at-a-Glance (PAG) is now live!

Posted 19 June 2012, 01:36 A, by Conference Secretariat

The AIDS 2012 Programme-at-a-Glance (PAG) offers a full, searchable schedule of all conference activities and is available here. The PAG allows you to view activities by day, location or roadmaps focused on specific areas of interest and create and save a personalized itinerary on your conference profile. The roadmaps include International AIDS Society activities, industry sessions, specific roadmaps on MSM and transgender populations, sex workers, sexual and reproductive health and rights, women, and youth, among others. Links to full abstracts, slides, speeches and online coverage will be added starting 21 July.

In order to enjoy the full interactive experience, you will need to download the free Microsoft Silverlight plug-in if you do not already have it from the following address: www.microsoft.com/getsilverlight/.

Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) for the 7th year official media partner of the International AIDS Society

Posted 04 June 2012, 11:17 P, by Guest

By Ed King, VP, Editorial, Clinical Care Options and Kate Evans, Senior Director of Program Development, Clinical Care Options

Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is the leading provider of HIV professional education worldwide, with an active and continually growing membership that includes healthcare professionals from over 200 countries. The company specializes in developing the highest-quality independent interactive medical education programs, which are free to participants, in order to help HIV treaters apply best evidence-based practices for their patients.

2012 marks CCO’s 7th year as the exclusive official partner of the International AIDS Society for online scientific analysis of the annual meeting. As the International AIDS Conference returns to the US for the first time More...

Building a Programme that Can Turn the Tide on HIV

Posted 17 May 2012, 04:16 A, by Conference Leadership

By Anouk Rey, International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference Director

AIDS 2012 comes at a defining moment in the HIV epidemic, but it can only play a pivotal role in turning the tide on HIV if it has a strong programme.  Built by a diverse group of more than 1,500 reviewers and committee members from a record number of abstract submissions and programme applications, the conference programme is shaping up to deliver on that promise.

With the announcement  that the conference programme-at-a-glance will go live on the AIDS 2012 website on June 8 we wanted to provide an in-depth look at how the conference programme is put together. More...

AIDS 2012 Youth Programme

Posted 30 March 2012, 08:21 P, by Conference Secretariat

Young people will be making sure their voices are heard at AIDS2012. Over previous AIDS Conferences, Young People have comprised one of the most vocal and visible groups that attend the conference. HIV significantly affects young people. In the U.S., people aged 13 to 29 accounted for 39% of new HIV infections in 2009. Globally, an estimated 3,300 young people between 15 and 24 become infected each day. More...

Conference Hubs: Bringing AIDS 2012 to Your Community

Posted 14 March 2012, 07:53 P, by Conference Secretariat

In order to enable communities that cannot attend AIDS 2012 in Washington, D.C., to take advantage of the education and science presented at the conference, conference sessions will be recorded free of charge for organizations active in the HIV/AIDS response and can be downloaded and screened at organizers’ discretion. These sessions are typically followed by moderated discussions with local or regional experts to examine how the session content can be used to strengthen the HIV/AIDS response. Conference hubs may also feature workshops and trainings in addition to the conference sessions. Conference hubs should facilitate discussion and debate among stakeholders, potentially leading to the development of a comprehensive plan for future action at the local or regional levels. More...