February 27, 2013
This update describes a range of opportunities for advocates to engage with the upcoming Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) taking place in Atlanta, March 3–6.
- Are you attending the conference and seeking to meet up and strategize with other advocates?
Join us for a Monday evening session — A Community Conversation on ARV-Based HIV Prevention — as well as lunchtime discussions on Tuesday and Wednesday. Details on our CROI page or email us for updates.
- Would you like to delve deeper into key data?
Join our post-CROI webinar on Monday, March 11 at 6am US Pacific/9am US Eastern/3pm South Africa/4pm East Africa (please note that the US will be on daylight savings time—check the time in your area at www.timeanddate.com) – register here. The webinar will be recorded and archived at www.avac.org/meetingreports.
- Are you interested in tracking data from presentations on biomedical HIV prevention research and implentation?
NAM/AIDSMAP will be reporting from the conference, AVAC will be offer live updates via Twitter and Facebook.
CROI is billed as an annual "meeting of the minds" between laboratory and clinical science. This year's meeting will bring updates on PrEP, microbicides, vaccines, voluntary medical male circumcision, treatment as prevention and other elements of combination prevention.
Check for regular updates at our CROI 2013 webpage, www.avac.org/croi2013. There you'll find the latest from the conference, information on advocates’ events on-site and updates on the post-CROI webinar. If you are planning or know of a relevant event at CROI, please email us and we’ll add it to our list.
Hope to see many of you in Atlanta!