We are the International AIDS Society

We convene, educate and advocate for a world in which HIV no longer presents a threat to public health and individual well-being.

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We are the International AIDS Society

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The IAS unites the global HIV response because progress happens when science, policy and activism come together. Here’s how we do this:

Munich, Germany

AIDS 2024

The 25th International AIDS Conference

AIDS 2024, the 25th International AIDS Conference, will take place in Munich, Germany, and virtually from 22 to 26 July 2024 and is expected to bring together some 18,000 participants from around the world.

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Events

3 Jul 2024
Shifting mindsets: A webinar series on stigma

The IAS Heart of Stigma programme, in partnership with the People Living with HIV Stigma Index, is organizing a webinar, “Addressing internalized stigma and understanding the importance of language in the HIV response”. It is the second in the “Shifting mindsets” webinar series on stigma. The series aims to personalize data through human stories, illustrating what research findings on stigma and discrimination mean in the real world for people living with HIV. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, 3 July, 15:00-16:00pm (CEST). Live translation in Spanish will be available.

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6 Oct 2024
The 5th HIV Research for Prevention Conference

HIVR4P 2024, the 5th HIV Research for Prevention Conference will take place in Lima, Peru, and virtually from 6 to 10 October 2024 and is expected to bring together around 1,500 participants.

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14 Jul 2025
The 13th IAS Conference on HIV Science

IAS 2025, the 13th IAS Conference on HIV Science, will take place in Kigali, Rwanda, from 14 to 17 July 2025. Pre-meetings will be held on 13 July. An estimated 6,000 participants from around the world will attend IAS 2025.

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The IAS at a glance

We unite scientists, policy makers and activists to galvanize the scientific response, build global solidarity and enhance human dignity for all people living with and affected by HIV. Here are some numbers that show how we do that.

676

IAS change makers. Carefully selected HIV researchers, advocates, healthcare providers and others help us drive an evidence-based HIV response that puts people first.

13,000+

IAS Members worldwide. We convene people from diverse backgrounds to drive a shared vision of a world in which HIV is no longer a threat to public health and individual well-being.

4,219

Scientific studies shared through our conferences and the Journal of the International AIDS Society in 2022/23. We advocate for evidence-based progress to improve the lives of people living with and affected by HIV. 

The IAS promotes the use of non-stigmatizing, people-first language. The translations are all automated in the interest of making our content as widely accessible as possible. Regretfully, they may not always adhere to the people-first language of the original version.