9th IAS Conference on HIV Science – Paris, France (Scholarships Available)

9th IAS Conference on HIV Science – Paris, France (Scholarships Available)

Deadline: February 1, 2017

Registration is now open for the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017) on 23-26 July 2017 at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, France. This biennial gathering is the largest open scientific conference on HIV and AIDS related issues – bringing together a broad cross-section of more than 6,000 professionals from around the world to meet and examine the latest scientific developments in HIV-related research with a focus on moving science into practice and policy.

Submit your abstracts and register to attend IAS 2017. The programme provides financial assistance to help people who would otherwise be unable to benefit from the conference.

Conference Objectives

  • Accelerate basic science and clinical innovation for the development and application of new HIV prevention, treatment and care technologies to advance precision medicine.
  • Strengthen the implementation science research agenda to address key barriers and challenges (structural, service delivery and policy) across the HIV cascade in a variety of epidemic scenarios.
  • Amplify the synergies between HIV and co-infections as well as emerging co-morbidities and other non-communicable diseases.
  • Demonstrate the links between HIV and other public health and human rights emergencies and identify strategies for integrated responses.
  • Strengthen research towards cure/treatment remission and vaccine.

Call for Abstract

IAS 2017 welcomes the submissions of abstracts in basic science, clinical science, prevention science, and implementation science. Share your research on a global stage at IAS 2017 and submit your abstract by 25 January 2017.

Abstract Mentor Program: Increase the chance of presenting your work at IAS 2017 by receiving feedback on your abstract from an experienced researcher prior to submission. Abstracts can be submitted for mentoring through your conference profile until 10 January 2017.

Scholarship to Participate

Through the Scholarship Programme, the conference organizers commit to make the conference accessible to people from resource-limited settings, researchers, young people, and community representatives. Scholarship applicants will be able to request a full or partial scholarship.

A full scholarship may include:

  • Registration fee for the conference (include access to all sessions and exhibitions);
  • Travel (pre-paid airfare at the lowest fare available, from the nearest international airport);
  • Accommodation (shared in a budget hotel or dorm for the days of the conference);
  • Modest daily living allowance for the duration of the conference (23-26 July 2017).

A partial scholarship includes any combination of the above.

Eligibility

  • The Scholarship Programme is open to everyone around the world working or volunteering in the field of HIV and AIDS who are at least 16 years of age at the time of the conference.
  • Financial assistance will be offered to delegates from resource-limited settings, healthcare workers, community representatives and junior investigators to help them attend.
  • Priority will be given to those whose participation will help enhance their work in their own communities, to those who are able to assist in the transfer of skills and knowledge acquired at the conference, and to those whose abstract submission has been selected.

Scholarship selection will be based on a non-biased scoring system. Various committees will contribute to the reviewing and scoring of the applications.

Media Scholarship:

A limited number of scholarships will also be available for media representatives from around the world. Media scholarship applicants will be asked to provide media accreditation and supporting documents.

Application

For more information, visit IAS Conference on HIV Science.

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