The annual conference is run by ASHM as a platform for the dissemination and presentation of new and innovative research findings across the Australasian HIV sector.
Delegates to the conference come from a range of professional backgrounds including basic science, clinical medicine, community programs, education, epidemiology, indigenous health, international and regional issues, nursing and allied health, policy, primary care, public health and prevention, and social research.
Highlights for this year’s event include:
- Fostering a comprehensive response to HIV in low prevalence settings and populations including heterosexually-acquired HIV, migrant populations and in regional and remote settings
- Reviewing the early implementation of PrEP and identifying priority issues for clinicians, researchers and affected communities
- Ensuring professional and skills development are a priority in the development of sessions and other learning opportunities held within the conference
- Enabling greater access and discussion around poster presentations through scheduling of dedicated concurrent sessions