Federally Supported Conferences
December 8-11, 2013
This event gathers healthcare and technology leaders in government, the private sector, industry, academia, providers and not-for-profit organizations from across the mobile health continuum to advance collaboration in the use of wireless technology to improve health outcomes, reduce costs and create a new paradigm in health care delivery. Organizing sponsors include the National Institutes of Health. Register here .
American Public Health Association (APHA) 2013 Annual Meeting
November 2-6, 2013
This meeting attracts more than 13,000 national and international physicians, administrators, nurses, educators, researchers, epidemiologists, and health specialists. The program addresses health science, policy, and practice issues in an effort to prevent disease and promote health.
Dr. Howard K. Koh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, HHS is among the keynote speakers. Search the online program . AIDS.gov will share its work in these sessions:
- Poster Session (Nov. 4 from 4:30pm-5:30pm), Moving from web to mobile apps for HIV prevention, testing, and treatment: Lessons learned from AIDS.gov
- Oral Presentation (Nov. 6 from 10:30am-noon), Using policy and data to inform the redesign of AIDS.gov website and other services
Attendees can get social media questions answered in the Social Media Lab (Nov. 4-5).
AIDS and Infectious Disease Conferences: Non-Federal
What Will it Take to Achieve an AIDS-free World?
November 3-5, 2013
San Francisco, CA
This conference is intended to bridge the gap between clinicians and researchers focused on understanding, managing, preventing and curing HIV/AIDS. The Editors of Cell and The Lancet will curate sessions designed to capture the energy at the interface between basic researchers and physicians in hopes of starting new conversations that will catalyze the development of new translational approaches and solutions. Keynote speaker is Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at NIH. Learn about registration here.
Fourth International Conference on Stigma
November 22, 2013
Conference goals are to explain what stigma is, describe how it impacts individuals and communities, and to explore interventions that work to reduce stigma, on community and government/policy levels. The agenda will feature keynote speakers Jeanne White Ginder (mother of Ryan White), and Darius Mans (President/CEO of Africare), community activists, government representatives, and scientific experts from USA (including Puerto Rico), Uganda, the Caribbean, and more.
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:
IAS 2013 : 7th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment, and Prevention
June 30 – July 3, 2013
Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director of the Division of AIDS at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH, provided AIDS.gov with daily dispatches from this conference. Each post below includes a video.
2013 U.S. Conference on AIDS
September 8-11, 2013
AIDS.gov provided the following blog posts about and during USCA 2013.