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The Numbers

Posted 30 July 2012, 10:09 A, by Conference Secretariat

Here are the final numbers for AIDS 2012:

  • 23,767 participants, including: 
    • 17,066 delegates
    • 1,904 media delegates
    • 12,042 participants from the U.S.
    • 851 scholarship recipients
    • 991 volunteers 
  • 183 countries represented
  • 12,433 abstracts submitted, 3,837 abstracts accepted (including late breakers)
  • 194 sessions (84 non-abstract driven sessions, 60 workshops, 110 abstract-driven sessions)
  • 19 plenary speeches 
  • 14 special sessions
  • 265 Global Village activities
  • 210 exhibits
  • 185 satellite meetings
  • 9 scientific prizes and awards
  • 85,608 #AIDS2012 tweets (Sunday, 22 July – Friday, 27 July)
  • 14,475 downloads of the AIDS 2012 mobile app
  • 77,945 visits to www.aids2012.org  (Sunday, 22 July – Friday, 27 July)
  • US$27 000 in carbon offsets