2018 Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference
2018 Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference

Associated Events

Poster Viewing, Wine & Cheese Evening

Date: Monday 24 September 2018
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Venue: Exhibition Hall, Sydney Masonic Centre
Cost: Free for conference delegates!

An opportunity to network with your peers, view the posters and discuss with the presenters whilst enjoying wine and cheese.

Peer Responses in Indigenous Communities and Resource Poor Settings – PATSIN symposium, supported by NAPWHA and proudly sponsored by ViiV Healthcare 

Date: Monday 24 September 2018
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Open to all Conference Delegates. Contact info@hivaidsconference.com.au to add to your registration

Rose Kunjip works as a Program Officer at Igat Hope and will be presenting on the successes of Peer Navigators in the PNG HIV response.

Dr Tāwhanga Nopera is Co-Chair of Body Positive Aotearoa and will be presenting on incorporating Maori philosophies into research and health service delivery.

Valerie Nicholson is Chair of the Board for the Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network and will be presenting on connecting peers back to their indigenous identity as a way of facilitating treatment uptake and improving health outcomes.

Wilo Muwadda is a board member of the Anwernekenhe National HIV Alliance and a representative of the International Indigenous Working Group for HIV/AIDS and will be presenting on the history of peer responses to HIV in indigenous communities in Australia.

The event is a PATSIN symposium, supported by NAPWHA and proudly sponsored by ViiV Healthcare.

Case Presentation Breakfast

Date: Tuesday 25 September 2018
Time: 7:00 am – 8:45 am

The Case Presentation Breakfast is held to provide an opportunity for trainees/early career clinicians to present difficult cases for discussion with peers.  It offers the presenter valuable presentation experience, clinical guidance and the presenters selected for this session are offered complimentary registration to the conference.   We encourage mentors and experienced clinicians to attend to provide expert guidance in discussions.

Dinner with Chloe and Laura (Prof Chloe Orkin, UK and Dr Laura Waters, UK): Gilead Educational Satellite Session

Date: Tuesday 25 September 2018
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Venue: Beta Restaurant,  level 1/238 Castlereagh St, Sydney NSW 2000

This satellite symposium is designed to give you the opportunity to hear from two world renowned experts in the field of HIV. Our aim is to engage the wider HIV community in their roles and what is required to help people living with HIV achieve the 4th 90 (QOL) or the full 360. We will also discuss the importance of patient reported outcomes (PROs), how to interpret this data, their role in evaluating clinical trial outcomes and the impact of real world experiences.