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AIDS 2024, the 25th International AIDS Conference

Young Leaders Programme

Become an AIDS 2024 Young Leader

Are you registered to attend AIDS 2024 in person and aged 26 or under? You can become an AIDS 2024 Young Leader!

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About the AIDS 2024 Young Leaders Programme

The Young Leaders Programme is offered at the International AIDS Conference and IAS Conference on HIV Science for young people living with HIV, young activists and young researchers to strengthen networking, research and advocacy skills. 

AIDS 2024 Young Leaders Programme

Young Leaders will benefit from a dedicated and tailored curriculum at  AIDS 2024 and beyond, which will include:

  • Meetings with leading scientists, researchers and advocates, including AIDS 2024 plenary speakers and IAS leaders
  • One-on-one career forum to discuss individual career pathways in the field of HIV
  • Networking with other young people living with HIV, young activists and young researchers

For more information, please consult the frequently asked questions (FAQs).

Applications

Applications to become an AIDS 2024 Young Leader are now open, and can be made through your conference profile

FAQs

What is the Young Leaders Programme?

The Young Leaders Programme is offered at the International AIDS Conference and IAS Conference on HIV Science for young people living with HIV, young activists and young researchers to strengthen networking, research and advocacy skills. 

What are the benefits of being an AIDS 2024 Young Leader?

Successful applicants will benefit from a dedicated and tailored curriculum at AIDS 2024 and beyond, which will include:

  • Meetings with leading scientists, researchers and advocates, including AIDS 2024 plenary speakers and IAS leaders
  • One-on-one career forum to discuss individual career pathways in the field of HIV 
  • Networking with other young people living with HIV, young activists and young researchers

What are the selection criteria?

The AIDS 2024 Young Leaders Programme is open to all in-person registered delegates aged 26 or under at the time of the conference.

Young Leaders must have a good working knowledge of English.

Applicants will be selected based on the strength of their application while ensuring diversity of representation.

How many Young Leaders will be selected?

As for AIDS 2022, we aim to select 25-30 Young Leaders for AIDS 2024. 

How do I apply for the AIDS 2024 Young Leaders Programme?

Applications are now open, and can be made through your conference profile.

Will I receive any funding to be a Young Leader?

The AIDS 2024 Young Leaders Programme is open to in-person registered delegates only. Young Leaders are therefore expected to already be funding their own attendance of AIDS 2024 or be in receipt of a scholarship.

Where can I direct additional questions?

Please direct any inquiries not addressed in these FAQs to YouthHub@iasociety.org.

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