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Do You See Employment as an HIV/AIDS Issue?

Institute on HIV/AIDS and Employment in Washington, D.C.

July 19, 2012

An Institute on HIV/AIDS and Employment, an affiliated independent event of the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012), is being co-sponsored on Saturday, July 28, by the U.S. Department of Labor and the National Working Positive Coalition.

View the draft institute agenda

All who are interested in participating are encouraged to attend, including local, national, and international HIV and disability experts, service providers, researchers, rehabilitation and workforce system professionals, government and non-government officials, community leaders, advocates, people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), and other HIV and disability stakeholders.

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There is no registration fee, but space is limited and registration is required (lunch will be provided). It is not necessary to be an attendee of AIDS 2012 to register for the Institute.

The Institute on HIV/AIDS and Employment will be held on Saturday, July 28th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., in the Great Hall at the U.S. Department of Labor, Frances Perkins Building, in Washington D.C. It will include panel presentations by respected researchers, advocates, government and non-government officials, and community representatives, as well as networking opportunities. Institute topics will highlight the latest research in the field of HIV/AIDS and employment; collaborative and innovative service models and best practices from the field; government initiatives; and workplace policy approaches.

Resources on living with HIV/AIDS and employment are available on the website of the Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP).

A new "Employment" section of AIDS.gov has recently been launched as well.

For additional information, see the National Working Positive Coalition (NWPC) website.


Saturday, July 28, 10:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20210

We cordially invite local, national, and international HIV and disability experts, service providers, researchers, rehabilitation and workforce system professionals, government and non-government officials, community leaders, advocates, people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), and other HIV and disability stakeholders to join us on Saturday, July 28th, at a HIV/AIDS Employment Institute, an affiliated independent event of the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012).

There is no registration fee, but space is limited and registration is required: Registration for the Institute closes at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2012. Please make plans to join the Institute now by registering below:

INSTITUTE ON HIV/AIDS AND EMPLOYMENT REGISTRATION FORM

The Institute on HIV/AIDS and Employment, an affiliated independent event associated with AIDS 2012, will be held on Saturday, July 28th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., at the U.S. Department of Labor Frances Perkins Building in Washington D.C. It will include panel presentations by respected researchers, advocates, government and non-government officials, and community representatives, as well as networking opportunities. Institute topics will highlight the latest research in the field of HIV/AIDS and employment; collaborative and innovative service models and best practices from the field; government initiatives; and workplace policy approaches.

INSTITUTE ON HIV/AIDS AND EMPLOYMENT DRAFT AGENDA

We hope you are able to join us. Please consider sharing this invitation with other interested colleagues.



  
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