Conferences and meetings calendar, 2005.
Here are some national/international AIDS treatment and related conferences from March through December 2005 (and we also listed the big international conference in 2006). For other AIDS-related meetings, see the following:
[Note: The list below does not include most meetings designed primarily as continuing medical education continuing medical education See CME. (CME CME
See: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
See Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). ) training for medical professionals--some of which, like those of the AIDS Education and Training Centers AIDS, caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), has become a global health issue, and various ways are being explored in order to combat the spread of the disease. One such way to somewhat limit the spread of AIDS is through education. (AETCs), we highly recommend. Because there are too many such meetings for this list, we included only a few. The same presentations may also be available at different dates and locations.]
Some of the listings below are included for general interest, although it is unlikely that our readers will attend.
If you think other meetings belong on this list, let us know at email@example.com.
2005 National Conference on African-Americans and AIDS: A National Forum on HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome for Health Professionals Who Provide Care for African-Americans, February 28-March 1, 2005 in Philadelphia, http://www.minorityhealthcare.com.
1st International Conference on Immunodeficiency Disorders, February 28-March 2, 2005 in Tehran, Iran, http://www.iaari.hbi.ir/icid.
1st European Consensus Conference on the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B and C in HIV HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), either of two closely related retroviruses that invade T-helper lymphocytes and are responsible for AIDS. There are two types of HIV: HIV-1 and HIV-2. HIV-1 is responsible for the vast majority of AIDS in the United States. Co-Infected Patients, March 1-March 2, 2005, http://www.coinfectionecc.org/ (sold out, waiting list only).
2005 American Correctional Health Services Association (ACHSA) Multidisciplinary Training Conference--Diminishing Resources: The New Reality, March 31-April 4, 2005 in Oakland, CA, http://achsa.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=4.
AmfAR National HIV/AIDS Update Conference, April 10-April 13, 2005 in Oakland, California, http://www.amfar.org/nauc.
4th International Conference & Exhibition on Traditional Medicine, April 11-13, 2005, in Dakar, Senegal, http://www.africa-first.com/4thicml.asp.
International Workshop on Clinical Pharmacology of HIV Therapy, April 28-30, 2005, in Quebec City, http://www.virology-education.com.
AIDSWATCH advocacy, May 2-5, 2005 in Washington DC, http://www.napwa.org/AIDSWatch/ (note capitalization in the Web address).
14th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research, May 12-May 15, 2005 in Vancouver, http://www.seatoskymeetings.com/cahr/.
Fifteenth Annual Clinical Care Options for HIV Symposium, May 19-22, 2005 in Dana Point, California Dana Point is a city located in southern Orange County, California. The population was 35,110 at the 2000 census. As one of the few harbors along the Orange County coast, and with ready access via California State Route 1, it is a popular local destination for surfing and is home , http://www.clinicaloptions.com/hiv/conf/cco2005/.
Global Health Council's Annual Conference, May 31-June 3, 2005, in Washington DC, http://www.globalhealth.org/conference/.
XIV International HIV Drug Resistance HIV drug resistance Antiretroviral drug resistance AIDS The resistance of a strain of HIV to an agent–eg, a reverse transcriptase inhibitor, which occurs in 5%-20% of those newly infected with HIV Workshop, June 7-11, 2005, in Quebec City, http://www.informedhorizons.com/resistance2005.
2005 National HIV Prevention Conference, June 12-15, 2005, in Atlanta, http://www.2005hivprevconf.org/.
16th biennial meeting of the International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sexually transmitted diseases
Infections that are acquired and transmitted by sexual contact. Although virtually any infection may be transmitted during intimate contact, the term sexually transmitted disease is restricted to conditions that are largely Research (ISSTDR), July 10-13, 2005, in Amsterdam, http://www.isstdr.org.
3rd IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis and Treatment, July 24-27, 2005 in Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro, city, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro (rē`ō də zhänā`rō, Port. rē` thĭ zhənĕē`r , Brazil. http://www.ias.se/ias2005/.
First National Conference on Methamphetamine, HIV and Hepatitis, August 19 and 20, in Salt Lake City, http://www.harmredux.org/conference2005.html
Tenth Annual International Meeting of the Institute of Human Virology The Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is a world-class center of excellence focusing on chronic viral diseases, most notably HIV/AIDS, and virally linked cancers. IHV was founded in 1996 and continues to be directed by Dr. Robert C. , Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2005 in Baltimore, MD, http://www.ihv.org/meeting. (Organized by Robert Gallo, M.D., this meeting presents new developments in HIV/AIDS basic, clinical and epidemiological research, and is attended by scientists from around the world. Abstract submissions are due May 23.)
AIDS Vaccine 2005, September 6-9, 2005, in Montreal, http://www.aidsvaccine05.org.
45th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (print-ISSN 0066-4804, CODEN AMACCQ; canceled ISSN 0074-9923, canceled CODEN AACHAX) is an academic journal published by the American Society for Microbiology. (ICAAC), September 21-24, 2005, in New Orleans, http://www.icaac.org/.
2005 United States Conference on AIDS (USCA USCA®
An abbreviation for U.S. Code Annotated. ), September 29-October 2, 2005, Houston, http://www.nmac.org/ (select USCA under the "conferences" menu on the left).
AIDS March, October 8-12, 2005 in Washington DC (September 18-October 8, caravans across the U.S. to Washington D.C.). "To join the Campaign to End AIDS send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, go to http://www.aidsmarch.org to register or call 202-408-0305."
National Conference on Correctional Health Care, October 8-12, 2005, http://www.ncchc.org/education/national2005/denve r.html.
10th European AIDS Conference/EACS, November 17-20, 2005, in Dublin, http://www.eacsconference2005.com.
NATAF (National AIDS Treatment Activist Forum), late November 2005, in Oaxaca, Mexico. Check http://www.nmac.org/ for more information as it becomes available.
World AIDS Day World AIDS Day, observed December 1 each year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection. AIDS has killed more than 25 million people, with an estimated 38. , December 1, 2005. Many local events will take place throughout the world.
2006--International AIDS Conference
XVI International AIDS Conference Education, networking and the promotion of best practice are essential to enhancing the response to HIV/AIDS. IAS conferences provide opportunities to share experience, and increase the knowledge and expertise of professionals working in HIV/AIDS. , August 13-18, 2006 in Toronto, Canada, http://www.aids2006.org/. (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. Deadlines for abstract submissions, scholarship applications, and early registration will be in February 2006.)