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The IAS is welcoming letters of intent to host IAS 2025, the 13th IAS Conference on HIV Science

How to submit a letter of intent

For details on letter of intent requirements and submission, please download the official invitation to submit a letter of intent.


Key information

  • Africa is the region that will host IAS 2025.
  • A detailed bid proposal and budget are required only from shortlisted cities. Detailed bid proposals will not be considered at this stage.
  • The submission deadline for letters of intent is 30 March 2023.

Timeline of the bidding process

  • 30 March 2023
    Deadline for submission of letter of intent
  • 30 April 2023
    Shortlisting process. The IAS Conference Committee will propose the selection of a shortlist of 3-4 destinations to be approved by the IAS Executive Board.
  • 15 May 2023
    The IAS sends a detailed request for proposal (RFP) to each shortlisted candidate with a deadline for submission of bids.
  • 15 August 2023
    Deadline for submission of bids
  • September 2023
    Detailed technical analysis of bids. Site visits. Review of the bids by the Conference Committee
  • December 2023
    Confirmation of the successful host city for IAS 2025 by the IAS Executive Board