GENERAL INFORMATION

VENUE

Marriott Biscayne Bay
1633 North Bayshore Drive
Miami Florida 33132 USA

Click here to visit the website.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

The Ninth International Workshop on HIV Persistence during Therapy is a closed workshop with a limited attendance of 300 delegates. All individuals interested in attending this Workshop MUST submit an abstract prior to the extended deadline of October 31, 2019 (midnight US time zone).

Potential participants involved in the field, but not submitting an abstract this year, should also submit an online application before October 6th, which will be studied by the Steering Committee. Individuals not conducting bench research, but who are involved in the HIV/AIDS field at a policy level, are also encouraged to apply.

Online application/abstract submission will be available on this Workshop website. Priority is given to those individuals submitting abstracts. All applications will be acknowledged, but this acknowledgment does NOT represent a confirmation of acceptance to register. Applications sent via E-mail cannot be accepted.

SESSION TOPICS

  • Basic science of HIV latency
  • In vitro and animal model studies of HIV Persistence
  • Virology of HIV persistence
  • Immunology of HIV persistence
  • Pharmacology & drug discovery
  • Human studies
  • New therapeutic approaches targeting the reservoir

DISCLOSURE

It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts Medical School to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Medical School are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships with those supporting the activity or others whose products or services are discussed. Faculty disclosure will be provided in the activity materials.

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES

Advancement in the following categories:

  • Models of HIV Persistence
  • Basic Science
  • Virological Aspects
  • Immunological Aspects
  • Acute HIV Infection
  • Anatomic Reservoirs
  • Drug Discovery
  • New Therapeutic Approaches

STATEMENT OF NEED

The content of the Seventh International Workshop on HIV Persistence during Therapy was determined by assessment of educational need, including feedback from prior programs and new medical knowledge.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This Workshop was designed to interest physicians, clinicians, scientists and clinical researchers in the HIV persistence and latency arena.

SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Depending on funding availability, a limited number of scholarships may be available for young scientists, age limit of 35 for eligibility. Please visit the workshop website for more information.

TRANSPORTATION

The airlines of Skyteam,Official Alliance Netword offer attractive airfaires for participants (subject to conditions). To book your electronic ticket, please visit: http://globalmeetings.airfranceklm.com/Search/promoDefault.aspx?vendor=AFR&promocode=32284AF¤tculture=fr-FR

Event ID: 34206AF

Validity from december 8th 2019 to december 18th 2019

SECRETARIAT

For all inquiries relating to the Workshop, please contact:

Logistical information & registration:

OVERCOME
13-15 rue des Sablons
75116 Paris -France
Phone:+33 (0)1 41 92 01 27
Fax: +33 (0)1 43 59 76 07
Email: hivpersistence@overcome.fr

CHAIRMAN CONTACT

Alain Lafeuillade
Department of Infectious Diseases, General Hospital, Toulon, France
Phone: +33 4 94145084
Email: alain.lafeuillade@ch-toulon.fr