10th IAS Conference on HIV Science | 21-24 July 2019 | Mexico City, Mexico

Community forum


Saturday, 20 July, from 09:00 to 18:00

Sunday, 21 July, from 09:30 to 12:30

Unidad De Congresos Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, IMSS, Avenida Cuauhtémoc 330, Doctores, 06720 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

The Community Forum is now fully booked


The forum is organized by the International AIDS Society (IAS) and the IAS 2019 Community Engagement Board (CEB), with the support of the Local CEB.

The IAS 2019 Community Forum is an opportunity for communities to focus on the needs of their constituencies in the context of HIV research. These communities include people living with HIV, men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, sex workers, transgender people, indigenous groups and other stakeholders and HIV activists.

Participants from different regions of the world will share their experiences on HIV prevention and treatment and the challenges and successes in working with the medical and scientific community. A report of the event will be posted on this webpage.

English/Spanish interpretation will be provided.


Saturday, 20 July 2019

08:30 – 09:45: Opening and welcome remarks
09.45 – 11:15: Taking stock
11:15 – 11:30: Coffee break
11:30 – 12:30: Panel 2: IAS 2019 – Conference key themes by track
12.30 – 13.30: Lunch break
13:30 – 15:00: Panel 3: HIV combination prevention (key populations, PrEP & U=U)
15:00 – 15:30: Coffee break
15:30 – 17:00: Panel 4: Open debate on the engagement of Civil Society in the global response
17:15 – 18:30: Documentary film “FROM DURBAN TO TOMORROW”
19:00 – 22:00: Social gathering

Sunday, 21 July 2019

09:30 – 11:00: Panel 5: Challenges and opportunities in the Latin America response (Crisis in Venezuela and displaced people; Crisis in Mexico; Indigenous people; Sustainability; Transition)
11:00 – 12:00: Panel 6: Open debate on the future of the AIDS response
12:00 – 12:30: Closing of the IAS 2019 Community Forum, followed by lunch

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