2020 HIV&AIDS and Sexual Health Conference
2020 HIV&AIDS and Sexual Health Conference

Program Overview

The committee are pleased to announce the program overview is now available. This will continue to be updated as more details are confirmed, please be aware the program is set AEST.

Please note this is subject to change without notice. UPDATED 11.09.20

TimeMonday 16 November 2020
8:00amASHM Welcome & Welcome to Country
8:30amPlenary: Clinical Management & Therapeutics (LIVE)

KEYNOTE: Francois Venter, South Africa
Topic: TBC

KEYNOTE: Claudia Estcourt, UK
Topic: Online STI Clinics
9:30am - 10:00amDelegate Free Time
10:00am - 11:30amSymposium: Practice makes perfect? How COVID-19 has transformed HIV & SH services in Australia
(LIVE)
11:30am - 2:00pmDelegate Free Time Time – Meet our Exhibitors and Connect with Fellow Delegates via Meeting Hub
2:00pm - 3:30pmTBC Session
3:30pm - 4:00pmDelegate Free Time
4:00pm - 5:30pmTBC Session
5:30pm - 6:00pmDelegate Free Time
6:00pm - 7:30pmSymposium: Pleasure in a Pandemic (LIVE)

KEYNOTE: Annie Philpott, The Pleasure Project
Topic: Making Pleasure a Priority in a Pandemic
TimeTuesday 17 November 2020
8:00amOpening / Welcome
8:30amPlenary: Indigenous Focused (LIVE)

KEYNOTE: Terryann Clark, NZ
Topic: Sexual Health among young people in New Zealand

TBC Keynote
9:30am - 10:00amDelegate Free Time
10:00am - 11:30amHIV Symposium: Can Australia be the first country to eliminate HIV transmission? (LIVE)
11:30am - 12:00pmDelegate Free Time – Meet our Exhibitors and Connect with Fellow Delegates via Meeting Hub
12:00pm - 1:30pmAbstract Spotlight Session: SH Epidemiology, Prevention & Health Promotion (LIVE Q&A)
1:30pm - 2:00pmDelegate Free Time – Meet our Exhibitors and Connect with Fellow Delegates via Meeting Hub
2:00pm - 3:30pmHIV Symposium: Antiretroviral Effects: Enhancement and Transformation (LIVE)
3:30pm - 4:00pmDelegate Free Time
4:00pm - 5:30pmPanel Discussion: The Importance of Emotional and Psychological Well-being and Mental Health (LIVE)
5:30pm - 6:00pmDelegate Free Time
6:00pm - 7:30pmSymposium: COVID-19: Hindrance or enabler of HIV elimination by 2030 in the Asia and Pacific region? (LIVE)
TimeWednesday 18 November 2020
8:00am - 9:30amPlenary: Basic Science (LIVE)

KEYNOTE: Gwenda Hughes, UK
Topic: The role of genomics in STI diagnosis/management

KEYNOTE: Sharon Lewin, Local
Topic: TBC

Announcement of Levinia Cooks Award
9:30am - 10:00amDelegate Free Time
10:00am - 11:30amSH Symposium: New approaches to STI diagnosis, prevention and control (LIVE)
11:30am - 12:00pmDelegate Free Time – Meet our Exhibitors and Connect with Fellow Delegates via Meeting Hub
12:00pm - 1:30pmTBC session
1:30pm - 2:00pmDelegate Free Time – Meet our Exhibitors and Connect with Fellow Delegates via Meeting Hub
2:00pm - 3:30pmSymposium: Diversifying genders and sexualities: implications for the HIV and sexual health sectors (LIVE)
3:30pm - 4:00pmDelegate Free Time
4:00pm - 5:30pmAbstract Spotlight Session: HIV Epidemiology, Prevention & Health Promotion (LIVE Q&A)
5:30pm - 6:00pmDelegate Free Time
6:00pm - 7:30pmSymposium: HIV ARV Guidelines Session (LIVE)
TimeThursday 19 November 2020
8:00am - 9:30amPlenary: Epidemiology, Prevention & Health Promotion (LIVE)

KEYNOTE: Chris Beyrer, Baltimore US
Topic: TBC

KEYNOTE: Nittaya Phanuphak, Thailand
Topic: TBC

KEYNOTE: Christopher Fairly, local
Topic: Control of Gonorrhoea
9:30am - 10:00amDelegate Free Time
10:00am - 11:30amPanel Discussion: Celebrating nursing champions - Innovative nurse-led responses to the changing times – Endorsed by ASHNNA (LIVE)
11:30am - 2:00pmDelegate Free Time - Meet our Exhibitors and Connect with Fellow Delegates via Meeting Hub
2:00pm - 3:30pmAbstract Spotlight Session: Clinical Management & Therapeutics (LIVE Q&A)
3:30pm - 4:00pmDelegate Free Time
4:00pm - 5:30pmHIV Symposium: HIV Cure and Latency (LIVE)
5:30pm - 6:00pmDelegate Free Time
6:00pm - 7:30pmViiV Platinum Satellite Symposium
TimeFriday 20 November 2020
8:00am - 9:30amPlenary: Social, Political & Cultural Aspects (LIVE)

KEYNOTE: Dagmawi Woubshet, US
Topic: TBC

KEYNOTE: Niamh Stephenson, local
Topic: TBC

KEYNOTE: Lisa McDaid, local
Topic: TBC
9:30am - 10:00amDelegate Free Time
10:00am - 11:30amSH Clinical Symposium
11:30am - 12:00pmDelegate Free Time - Meet our Exhibitors and Connect with Fellow Delegates via Meeting Hub
12:00pm - 1:30pmAbstract Spotlight Session: Social, Political and Cultural Aspects (LIVE Q&A)
1:30pm - 2:00pmDelegate Free Time - Meet our Exhibitors and Connect with Fellow Delegates via Meeting Hub
2:00pm - 3:30pmSymposium: Understanding the challenges of increasing U=U in Asia (LIVE DISCUSSION)
3:30pm - 4:00pmDelegate Free Time
4:00pm - 5:30pmSH cross track Symposium: Innovation, Resilience and Sustainability: Changing Times for Reproductive Health and Rights
5:30pm - 6:00pmDelegate Free Time
6:00pm - 7:30pmTBC Session