Events

The Towards an HIV Cure initiative, along with its partners, collaborates to plan, host and convene meetings at regional and international AIDS conferences, including scientific symposia, interactive workshops, and meetings for the Stakeholder’s Advisory Board and the initiative Working Groups.

Past events

  • IAS HIV Cure & Cancer Forum: Highlights & Discussion (Satellite Symposium)
    24 July 2017 | Paris, France

    This satellite symposium at IAS 2017 provided an overview of the research presented and discussions held at the IAS HIV Cure & Cancer Forum preceding the conference.

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  • IAS HIV Cure & Cancer Forum
    22 & 23 July 2017 | Paris, France

    An evolution of the annual Towards an HIV Cure Symposia, the Forum focused specifically on the interface and similarities between HIV cure and cancer research, and sought to merge these two disciplines to accelerate the pace of discovery in HIV cure research.

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  • Understanding HIV Cure Workshop
    18 July 2016 | Durban, South Africa

    Hosted at the Research Literacy Networking Zone in the Global Village at the AIDS 2016 Conference, the interactive workshop was open to the general public and offered a first step into the understanding of what HIV cure research is.

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  • 2016 Towards an HIV Cure Symposium
    16 & 17 July 2016 | Durban, South Africa

    The symposium continued to showcase the latest research in HIV cure, aligned with the research priorities outlined in the 2016 Global Scientific Strategy, but also provided a platform for presenting the progress of the initiative working groups and creating a fertile setting for dialogue with the broader community, through abstract driven sessions, poster exhibition sessions and roundtable discussions

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  • Towards an HIV Cure: Engaging the Community Workshop
    16 July 2016 | Durban, South Africa

    Co-organized with AVAC, EATG, Sidaction, the Martin Delaney CAB and TAG, the workshop highlighted the research priorities outlined in the IAS Global Scientific Strategy: Towards an HIV Cure 2016 and included an interactive panel discussion to address key topics pertinent to HIV cure research.

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  • Towards an HIV Cure: Canadian <-> Global Stakeholder’s Engagement Workshop
    21 July 2015 | Vancouver, Canada

    Co-organized with CANFAR, CIHR, CanCURE and CATIE, the workshop focused on two specific topics.  The workshop created a fertile ground to share knowledge on engagine and generating advocacy for cure research with specific populations’ histories and approaches in mind, and also provided an opportunity for dialogue regarding the need for biomedical research to acknowledge complex individual health outcomes and determinants.

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  • 2015 Towards an HIV Cure Symposium
    18 & 19 July 2015 | Vancouver, Canada

    Co-chaired by Prof. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (Institut Pasteur & Inserm), Dr. Steven Deeks (University of California, San Francisco), and Prof. Sharon Lewin (Doherty Institute, The University of Melbourne).

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  • HIV R4P Satellite - Help End AIDS Together: Towards Vaccine and Cure For HIV/AIDS
    27 October 2014 | Cape Town, South Africa

    The most recent breakthroughs highlighted how approaches to prevent infection and to control viral replication and transmission are closely associated. New insights into the induction and role of bnAbs, T-cell repsonses and immune-based therapies are proving crucial in both vaccine and cure research. To this end, the International AIDS Society (IAS) Towards an HIV Cure initiative and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) hosted a joint satellite session during the HIV R4P Conference in Cape Town, South Africa on Monday 27 October 2014.

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  • 2014 Towards an HIV Cure Symposium
    19 & 20 July 2014 | Melbourne, Australia

    Co-chaired by Prof. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (Institut Pasteur & Inserm), Dr. Steven Deeks (UCSF), and Prof. Sharon Lewin (Alfred Hospital, Monash University & Burnet Institute).

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  • Towards an HIV Cure Community Workshop
    30 January 2014 | Chennai, India

    The Towards an HIV Cure initiative organized a community training workshop on the topic of HIV cure in Chennai, India, in conjunction with the HIV Science 2014 Symposium on HIV and Infectious Diseases, organized by YRG Care.

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  • 2013 Towards an HIV Cure Symposium
    29 & 30 June 2013 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Co-chaired by Prof. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (Institut Pasteur), Dr. Steven Deeks (UCSF), and Prof. Sharon Lewin (Alfred Hospital, Monash University & Burnet Institute).

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  • Think-Tank
    20 & 21 May 2013 | Paris, France

    Co-chaired by Prof. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (Institut Pasteur) and Dr. Jack Whitescarver (NIH-OAR).

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  • 2012 Towards an HIV Cure Symposium
    20 & 21 July 2012 | Washington D.C, USA

    Co-chaired by Prof. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (Institut Pasteur) and Dr. Steven Deeks (UCSF).

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  • Towards an HIV Cure Workshop: HIV Reservoirs and Strategies to Control Them
    16 & 17 July 2010| Vienna, Austria

    Chaired by Prof. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (Institut Pasteur).

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