PEPFAR at AIDS 2018

From July 23–27, PEPFAR is joining partners, advocates, researchers, thought leaders, and others from around the world at the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) in Amsterdam. The theme of AIDS 2018 is “Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges.” PEPFAR is doing just that by saving and improving millions of lives, accelerating progress toward achieving epidemic control, reaching populations left behind, leveraging partnerships for sustainability, and bringing us closer than ever to ending AIDS.

Join PEPFAR at AIDS 2018! See the list below for key events PEPFAR will be hosting or participating in at the con
ference.

Saturday, July 21

Sunday, July 22

Monday, July 23

Tuesday, July 24

Wednesday, July 25

Thursday, July 26

Friday, July 27

  
 

Saturday, July 21

2018 90-90-90 Targets Workshop
Session Type: Pre-Conference
Time: 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Venue: RAI, Elicium 2
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Plenary Speaker (9:45-11:00 AM)


Sunday, July 22

Meeting the 90-90-90 Targets: Faster and Better
Session Type: Pre-Conference
Time: 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Venue: RAI, Auditorium
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Panelist (10:15-11:30 AM)
 
2018 90-90-90 Targets Workshop
Session Type: Pre-Conference
Time: 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Venue: RAI, Elicium 2
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Panelist (11:45 AM-1:00 PM)
 
Addressing Gaps in the HIV Care Continuum through Implementation Science; Translating Evidence into Policy and Practice
Session Type: Pre-Conference
Time: 8:45 AM-4:30 PM
Venue: RAI, Emerald Ballroom
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Keynote Address (1:00-1:30 PM)
 
HIV Population-based Surveys: Updates and Insights
Session Type: Pre-Conference
Time: 3:30-6:00 PM
Venue: GV Session Room 2
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Panel Moderator


Monday, July 23

Accelerating the Development and Uptake of the Most Needed Drug Formulations for Children
Session Type: Satellite (Global Accelerator for Paediatric Formulations)
Time: 10:15-12:15 PM
Venue: RAI, Hall 11B
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Opening Remarks
 
Leadership for HIV Primary Prevention: the Global HIV Prevention Coalition
Session Type: Satellite (Global HIV Prevention Coalition)
Time: 12:30-2:30 PM
Venue: RAI, Elicium 2
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Remarks
 
Daring to DREAM: PEPFAR’s Partnership for Adolescent Girls and Young Women
Session Type: Satellite (PEPFAR)
Time 2:45-4:45 PM
Venue: RAI, The Forum
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Remarks
 
Dream BIG DREAMS: Responding to the Needs of Adolescents in High Disease Burden Settings
Session Type: Satellite (MatCH [Maternal, Adolescent and Child Health], School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand)
Time 5:00-7:00 PM
Venue: RAI, The Forum
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Remarks


Tuesday, July 24

 Where are all the Men? Ensuring Access to HIV Testing and Treatment Services
Session Type: Satellite (PEPFAR)
Time: 7:00-8:30 AM
Venue: RAI, Hall 11A
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Remarks
 
#PasstheMic: Meaningful Youth Participation in the Fight Against HIV
Session Type: Special Session
Time: 1:00-2:00 PM
Venue: RAI, Hall 12
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Brief Remarks
 
Innovation and Impact: Tipping the Scale for Adolescent Girls and Young Women
Session Type: Satellite (Girls Not Brides, The Government of the Netherlands, The Global Fund)
Time: 6:30-8:30 PM
Venue: RAI, Forum
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Panelist
 
Kenya: Leadership and Innovation for Results in eMTCT and Adolescent Care
Session Type: Satellite (UNAIDS)
Time: 6:30-8:30 PM
Venue: RAI, E105-108
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Remarks


Wednesday, July 25

 Epidemic Transition: How Will We Achieve it While Ensuring Equity and Quality?
Session Type: Bridging Session
Time: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Venue: RAI, Forum
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Keynote Address
 
Jonathan Mann Memorial Lecture: Data to Drive Equity
Session Type: Special Session
Time: 1:35-2:00 PM
Venue: RAI, Hall 12
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Keynote Address & Receipt of the Jonathan Mann Human Rights Award
 

Challenges and Controversies to Accelerating Toward Epidemic Control in PEPFAR-supported Countries: Perception vs. Data
Session Type: Symposia Session (PEPFAR)
Time: 4:30-6:00 PM
Venue: RAI, Hall 11A
Featuring: Ambassador Birx, Remarks


AIDS reality check: Are we even close?
Session Type: Satellite (AIDS Healthcare Foundation)
Time: 6:30-8:30 PM
Venue: RAI, Hall 10
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Remarks


Thursday, July 26

 SHE is the Future Adolescent Girl and Young Women’s Engagement in a more effective prevention response
Session Type: Satellite (UNICEF, PEPFAR, IAS)
Time: 7:00-8:30 AM
Venue: RAI, G104-105
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Keynote Remarks
 

 
Precision Programming: Using Data to Deliver the Right Programme to the Right People
Session Type: Symposia Session
Time: 4:30-6:00 PM
Venue: RAI, G104-105
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Keynote Remarks
 
Supporting Key Populations Wherever They Are
Session Type: GV Panel Discussion
Time: 4:30-5:30 PM
Venue: Global Village, Session Room 2
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Remarks 


Friday, July 27

 Incentives and Disincentives to Improving Access to Essential Medicines
Session Type: Special Session
Time: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Venue: RAI, Elicium 2
Featuring: Ambassador Deborah Birx, Co-Chair