Durban Conference: Official Webcast
July 7, 2000
An official Webcast of the XIII International AIDS Conference (Durban, South Africa, July 9-14) will be available at http://webcast.aids2000.com. It "will provide abstracts, video and audio broadcast of select presentations. Users will be able to view presentations by date, and then click on the selected presentation to see video footage of the speaker's slides, while listening to their presentation commentary. Approximately 50 presentations from each day of the Conference will be available. In addition, users will be able to view daily summaries of meeting proceedings. A number of Webcast presentations will be available within eight hours of their actual occurrence, while the remainder will become active within two months." Either a PC or a Macintosh computer can be used.
A telephone help line to the service provider, MediTech Media Ltd. (USA), will operate 24 hours a day from Sunday July 9 through Friday July 14. For 60 days after the Conference, this help line will operate from 4 a.m. to 6 p.m. U.S. Eastern Standard Time. The phone number is 1-404-591-3288.
This Webcast is sponsored by Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Note: Also see the article in our last issue, "Durban World Conference, July 9-14: Online Coverage," for more Web sites which will have reports from the International AIDS Conference.
Copyright 2000 by John S. James. Permission granted for noncommercial reproduction, provided that our address and phone number are included if more than short quotations are used.
This article was provided by AIDS Treatment News. It is a part of the publication AIDS Treatment News.