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International AIDS Society

IAS 2015 Community Forum



Building Partnerships between the Community and Scientists to Strengthen the Response to HIV

Saturday 18 July 2015, 10.00 – 14.30
Cullen Lecture Theatre, St Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada


The event is open to 100 registered participants. To register, please send your – Name, Organization, Email address, Mobile number to .


Agenda

10:00

Welcome words and opening of the Community Forum

Welcome to the Community Forum
Owen Ryan, International AIDS Society Executive Director

Welcome to the Territory
Elder Shane Pointe, Musqueam First Nation

Opening remarks, agenda for the day
Mary Ann Torres, Community Advisory Group chair

10:30

IAS 2015 highlights delivered directly from the track co-chairs

Basic Science highlights
Zabrina Brumme, Track A co-chair

Clinical Science highlights
Peter Reiss, Track B co-chair

Prevention Science highlights
Ann Duerr, Track C co-chair

Implementation Science highlights
Thomas Patterson, Track D co-chair

12:00

Networking Lunch

13:00

Community Activist Liaison’s role
Ron Rosenes, Community Activist Liaison

13:10

Discussion: Advocacy issues related to disclosure and Criminalization of HIV in Canada and around the world
Moderator: Dazon Dixon Diallo, Community Advisory Group

14:15

Closing of the Event

Wrap-up and closing remarks
Andrew Tan, Community Advisory Group



The event is open to 100 registered participants only. To register, please send your – Name, Organization, Email address, Mobile number to .