The 23rd Annual International AIDS Conference takes place July 6 -10, 2020. The conference, typically hosted in San Francisco, California will be held entirely online with speaker sessions, workshops, exhibitions and the Youth Programme all taking place virtually.

About AIDS 2020 Conference

AIDS 2020 is the world’s largest virtual conference on HIV. Attendees who have registered for the conference can participate in multiple tracks that discuss hot topic themes and feature more than 70 satellite sessions including:

  • Advances in HIV prevention and treatment science
  • Innovations in service deliver and the role of communities
  • Beyond HIV: Co-infections, co-morbidities, and more

In addition, the AIDS 2020 Conference invites attendees to participate in workshops covering advances in science, policy, community outreach, human rights and more. More information about the conference can be found in the links below:

Official AIDS 2020 Conference Website:

Conference Program:

AIDS 2020 FAQs:

Is AIDS 2020 Cancelled?

No! AIDS 2020 has gone virtual. Out of care and safety for our attendees as well as mandates from the state and federal level, the conference has now moved entirely online.

When is AIDS 2020?

AIDS 2020 begins on Monday, July 6 and will end on Friday, July 10, 2020.

Can I still register for AIDS 2020?

Registration is still available for the online conference and attendees who have registered will have 24 access and full flexibility to attend sessions and participate in workshops. Now that the conference has begun, discounted registration is now available. The cost for individuals to attend is. Group registration is no longer available. Click here to register today!

What is the theme for AIDS 2020?

The theme for 2020 is Resilience. The national and global health landscape has changed drastically and with the looming COVID-19 pandemic, we are all faced with new and unique challenges. According to the conference website,

“As the 23rd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2020) approaches, we must unite to face the challenges of a deteriorating human rights climate, repressive and punitive national laws in many countries across the globe, increasing xenophobia and social exclusion, and the widening gap between those with and without access to health services. We must use this moment to highlight our successes and address the gaps in the treatment, prevention and care paradigms to demonstrate the strength of our resilience.”

Attendees will experience 24-hour access to the latest developments in HIV research plus brand-new data on COVID-19 and HIV, showcasing how HIV informs and intersects with the pandemic.

Why Attend AIDS 2020?

New to the conference this year is the Virtual Daily which presents the best in ground-breaking science. The daily show will be broadcast start Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 10, featuring high profile guests, as well as community members from around the world.

From Monday, 6  July – Friday, 10 July the DAILY show will feature guests including Dr Anthony S. Fauci, Dr Alan McOwan, Oğuzhan Nuh, Billy Porter, Romesa Roy William, Jonathan Van Ness, an MTV Shuga “Alone Together” special and many more.

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