Prominent Voices to Address AIDS 2012
Leaders from the worlds of science, diplomacy, politics, philanthropy and entertainment are speaking at AIDS 2012, including:
| || ||President Bill Clinton |
| || ||U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton |
| || ||U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius |
| || ||South African Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe |
| || ||Former U.S. First Lady Laura Bush |
| || ||HRH Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway |
| || ||World Bank President Jim Yong Kim |
| || ||UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé |
| || ||Nobel Laureate Françoise Barré-Sinoussi |
| || ||NIAID Director Anthony Fauci |
| || ||Philanthropist Bill Gates |
| || ||Humanitarian Elton John |
| || ||Actress Whoopi Goldberg |
See the Daily Highlights
and press release
for more details, or search the online Programme-at-a-Glance
(PAG). Sessions featuring these speakers are available globally through webcasts, accessible through the PAG or the webcast box.
Photo and Video Photo Library
During the conference, free, high resolution photos for use by the media and others (with appropriate credit) are available on our online gallery
. YouTube Channel
Videos featuring conference highlights and interviews with key speakers and delegates are available on the conference YouTube Channel
Is AIDS still a media story?
Find out at the great media debate
on Sunday 22 July, 13:30 – 15:30 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Centre in Mini Room 10
Conference Embargo Policy
In the case of AIDS 2012, as with most scientific/medical conferences, all conference abstracts are released to delegates under a strict embargo policy. Read the embargo policy
Conference Hubs Organize a conference hub in your region: submissions are open until 15 September 2012
Providing a unique opportunity to build professional capacities among local stakeholders and strengthen the local HIV response, these "mini conferences" can be held by organizations active in the AIDS response. For more information on hubs, please visit www.aids2012.org/hubs.aspx
Travelling with Medications
Before travelling to the AIDS 2012 Conference, read the "Guidelines for Attendees Travelling with Medications
, including a Controlled Substance", if you are carrying medication.
General Information Guide
The AIDS 2012 General Information Guide
containing useful and practical information about the conference is now available for download
The International Council of AIDS Service Organizations (ICASO) has created an online Guide to Community Involvement in AIDS 2012 to facilitate participation in the AIDS 2012 programme.
For more information: www.aids2012community.org/
AIDS 2010 Recommendations Download the AIDS 2010 management response report
Response to Audit
18 June 2013 - The organizers of AIDS 2012 have issued the following official response
to an audit carried out by a group of NGOs including MSMGF and GATE in relation to coverage of key populations at AIDS 2012. Please also visit this link
to view the original audit.
AIDS 2012 Evaluation Report
Download the AIDS 2012 Evaluation Report
The entire AIDS 2012 programme is available online through the Programme-at-a-Glance
(PAG). Links to abstracts, slide sets with audio, rapporteur reports and e-posters will be added as they are available. A PDF version of the PAG is avaiable here
. Rapporteurs Reports
An international team of rapporteurs will prepare summaries of most conference sessions with major findings and themes. A daily report will be available on the website each evening (and the following morning in Spanish). Rapporteur summaries will be presented in: the five scientific tracks, Global Village, Youth Programme, Community Programme, and Leadership & Accountability Programme.
The Journal of the International AIDS Society
has published the abstracts of the oral and poster discussion sessions of AIDS 2012, representing the 551 highest scoring abstracts ranked by a panel of experts.
Previous editions of the daily bulletin are available here
Registration Pre-registration is closed
. Registration will resume onsite in the registration area, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (WCC) on Saturday, 21 July, 13:00.
Affiliated Independent Events
Other meetings, symposia, forums or events organized for conference delegates outside the conference venue by other organizations are referred to as Affiliated Independent Events. They are held during times that do not conflict with the conference programme. View the full list of Affiliated Independent Events.
AIDS 2012 en français
Retrouvez toute l'information en français de l'agence de presse francophone mise en place par Sidaction
, partenaire officiel de la conférence.
Grâce au soutien de l'ANRS
, les communiqués de presse officiels ainsi que le bulletin quotidien de la conférence seront traduits en français et disponibles sur le site AIDS 2012. De plus, tout au long de la conference, les journalistes seront assistés par un attaché de presse francophone, qui sera basé dans le media center.