Starting Monday, July 23, members of the HIV community from around the globe will gather in Amsterdam for the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) and HIV.gov will be there to keep you informed. Below is our current schedule of Facebook Live events to bring you highlights from AIDS 2018:
Monday, July 23
- 10:00am ET – Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Health's (NIH) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will preview the conference, discussing themes he anticipates will be prominent across the scientific program. He'll also reflect on his pre-conference lecture about what it will take to end the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
Tuesday, July 24
- 10:00am ET– Harold Phillips, Director of the HIV/AIDS Bureau's Office of HIV/AIDS Training and Capacity Development at Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), will talk about HRSA's domestic and global efforts to respond to HIV.
- 11:00 am ET – Dr. Carl Dieffenbach, Director, Division of AIDS, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, will discuss some of the critical scientific advances presented at the conference that day.
Wednesday, July 25
- 9:00 am ET – Dr. Hank Tomlinson, Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Division of Global HIV & TB, will discuss highlights of CDC-supported research and activities being presented at the conference.
- 10:00 am ET – Polly Dunford, Acting Director of U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Office of HIV/AIDS, will share highlights from the agency's work supporting implementation of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR around the globe.
- 11:00 am ET – Dr. Carl Dieffenbach will share HIV research highlights from the day's presentations.
Thursday, July 26
- 9:00 am ET – Dr. Eugene McCray, Director, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention at CDC will talk about CDC research being shared at the conference and how domestic and global activities to combat HIV inform and support each other.
- 11:00 am ET – Dr. Carl Dieffenbach joins us for a final discussion about HIV research highlights from the conference and look ahead to what is on the horizon for HIV research.
- 11:45 am ET – Ambassador Deborah Birx, MD, Coordinator of the U.S. Government Activities to Combat HIV/AIDS, will discuss developments with PEPFAR coming out of the conference.
Join us on Facebook for the live-streaming interviews or catch them later on our page. We've highlighted several ways to follow HIV.gov at the conference. Find all the details at 5 Ways to Follow HIV.gov @ AIDS 2018 but following us on Facebook and Twitter is always the best option.
The schedule is subject to change, so follow us on Facebook and/or Twitter for the latest updates.