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Science & Social Justice Events

National Hispanic Science Network 15th Annual International Conference
Host: National Hispanic Science Network
Dates:June 24-26, 2015
Location: LaQuinta Inn & Suites Riverwalk, San Antonio TX
This conference offers opportunities for mentoring, networking and collaborations. The annual conference serves as an excellent platform for young investigators to promote their research interests, in addition to an opportunity for members to receive pertinent information regarding the future of the organization. Plenary presentations will be given by Dr. George Koob, Director of the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Additional panels will be focused on Health Disparities in Alcohol Use; Drug Use and Comorbid Mental Illness, Drug Use in Adolescence; and Multiple Health Risk Behaviors among Latinos. Mentoring activities will include an early-career investigator panel, speed mentoring session, a grant review panel, poster session and evening social events.


The 8th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention

Host: International AIDS Society
Date: 19-22 July, 2015
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
IAS 2015 will be a unique opportunity for all those involved in the global response to HIV, including scientists, clinicians, public health experts, community leaders, and media professionals, to meet and examine the latest scientific developments in HIV-related research, and explore how such developments can be realistically applied in implementation programmes.

21st International AIDS Conference
Host: International AIDS Society
Date: 16-22 July, 2016
Location: Durban, South Africa
The biennial International AIDS Conference truly is the premier meeting where science, leadership and community meet for advancing all facets of our collective efforts to treat and prevent HIV. AIDS 2016 represents a tremendous opportunity to show how much progress South Africa has made in implementing and funding evidence-based prevention and treatment interventions. Gathering in Durban, scientists, policymakers, world leaders, and people living with HIV will discuss together successes and challenges specific to that country and the current global epidemic trends. Together we will share best practices, learn from one another’s experience and develop new strategies and collaborations.