AIDS Treatment and Related Conference Calendar (Starting September 2004)
September 15, 2004
Here is a short list of some important upcoming AIDS conferences this year (and a few that are most important to our readers in 2005 and 2006). For a much more extensive list of AIDS conferences, see www.thebody.com/cdc/newconfs/newconfs.html
[Note: This list does not include meetings designed primarily as continuing medical education (CME) training for medical professionals -- some of which, like those of the AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETCs), we highly recommend. However, CME credits are available for many of the conferences below.]
- Staying Alive, September 10-12, 2004 in Atlanta, GA. Organized by National Association of People with AIDS; builds leadership skills among people living with HIV from around the country (www.napwa.org/stayingalive/).
- IDSA (Infectious Diseases Society of America) 42nd Annual Meeting, September 30 - October 3, 2004 in Boston (www.idsociety.org/, click on the meeting announcement).
- United States Conference on AIDS (USCA), October 21-24, 2004 in Philadelphia, PA. Organized by the National Minority AIDS Council and many partner organizations; about 3,000 people are expected (www.nmac.org/conferences/usca2004/).
- 6th International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy in HIV, October 25-28, 2004 in Washington, DC. Expensive conference, some scholarships available, community and press deadlines August 20, no on-site registration (www.intmedpress.com/lipodystrophy/).
- AASLD (American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases), October 29 - November 2, 2004 in Boston (www.aasld.org/, click on "The Liver Meeting").
- ICAAC (Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy), October 30 - November 2, 2004 in Washington, DC. Major conference on new antibiotics and antivirals (www.icaac.org/44ICAAC/44icaac.asp).
- Institute of Human Virology, 2004 International Meeting, October 31 - November 4, 2004 in Baltimore (www.ihv.org/meeting/).
- CANCELLED: International Conference on Healthcare Resource Allocation for HIV/AIDS (ICHRA), November 3-4, 2004 in Washington, DC, "HIV/AIDS and the United Nations Millennium Development Goals" (www.iapac.org).
- American Public Health Association (APHA), November 6-10, 2004 in Washington, DC (www.apha.org/meetings/).
- 5th National Harm Reduction Conference, November 11-14, 2004 in New Orleans, LA (www.harmreduction.org/conf2004).
- National Conference on Correctional Health Care, November 13-17, 2004 in New Orleans, LA (www.ncchc.org/education/national2004/neworleans.html).
- Seventh International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection, November 14-18, 2004 in Glasgow, UK (www.hiv7.com/).
- Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC), November 15-18, 2004 in New Orleans (www.anacnet.org/conferences/index.html).
- North American AIDS Treatment Action Forum (NATAF), December 9-12, 2004 in St. Louis, MO. Sponsored by the National Minority AIDS Council (http://188.8.131.52/conferences/nataf2004/).
- Ryan White Youth Conference, February 19-21, 2005 in Nashville, TN (plus Youth Institute, February 18). Organized by the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) (www.napwa.org/rwnyc/).
- 12th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, February 22-25, 2005 in Boston, MA (www.retroconference.org).
- AmfAR National HIV/AIDS Update Conference, April 10-13, 2005 in Oakland, California (www.amfar.org/nauc).
- 3rd IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis and Treatment, July 24-27, 2005 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (www.ias.se/ias2005/).
- XVI International AIDS Conference, August 13-18, 2006 in Toronto, Canada. This is the big international conference conducted every two years -- the next one after the 2004 conference in Bangkok, Thailand, which drew over 15,000 people (www.ias.se/AIDS2006/).
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