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2012 Conference wrap-up

The Australasian HIV/AIDS Conference which took place in Melbourne, from 17 - 19 October 2012 is now over. The conference attracted a record of over 1000 delegates! A warm thank you to all those who attended, presented, submitted abstracts and showed posters.

Those who weren't able to attend the conference, or those who would like to revisit certain sessions can check out our Virtual Conference homepage. There you can download speaker presentations and view plenary sessions from each day of the conference. You can also peruse the extensive media coverage the 2012 HIV/AIDS conference attracted, including television interviews, print articles and radio:

For any media enquiries, please contact Petrana Lorenz (+61) 405 158 636 or email

The Melbourne Declaration, which was launched at the HIV/AIDS Conference, attracted much media attention. Below you can view a news item from SBS World News. For the comprehensive media coverage about the Melbourne Declaration please visit our In the News page, or the Melbourne Declaration News page.


For live updates as they happen, follow the Melbourne Declaration on Twitter and like it on Facebook.

Past Conference details
The Australasian HIV/AIDS Conferences have been run by ASHM since 1989. For more detailed information please download a Conference Handbook or search for a specific abstract using the abstract search. Webcasts are available from 2008. Click on the links in the table below.

2012 Handbook   Abstracts Program Webcast 
2011 Handbook  Abstracts Program Webcast
2010 Handbook Abstracts Program  Webcast 
2009 Handbook  Abstracts  Program  Webcast 
2008 Handbook  Abstracts  Program  Webcast 
2007 Abstracts  Program 
2006 Handbook  Abstracts 
2005 Handbook  Abstracts 
2004 Handbook 

Note: In 2007 the ASHM Conference was not held due to its incorporation into the IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis and Treatment and Prevention.

Can't find what you're looking for? Contact our Conference Secretariat:

ASHM Conference & Events Division
Locked Bag 5057
Darlinghurst NSW 1300
Phone: +61 2 8204 0770
Fax: + 61 2 9212 4670


Key Deadlines
Abtract Submission
14 June 2013
Scholarship Application
5 July 2013
Early Bird Registration
23 August 2013
13 September 2013
Final Registration
10 October 2013
21 - 23 October 2013