IAS COVID-19 Conference: Prevention

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International AIDS Society (IAS)

Recognizing the urgent need to advance the COVID-19 pandemic response, the IAS COVID-19 Conference: Prevention will feature the latest in prevention related science, policy and practice. The conference will take place virtually on Tuesday, 2 February 2021 – and will include invited-speaker sessions and abstract presentations.

Amidst global efforts to develop a vaccine, this conference will examine all aspects of SARS CoV-2 infection prevention, including non-pharmaceutical interventions, active and passive immunisation and related science.

committee of six leading scientists will chair this prevention-focused IAS COVID-19 Conference:

  • Linda-Gail Bekker, (IAS Past President, University of Cape Town)
  • Susan Buchbinder (IAS Governing Council member, University of California)
  • Beatriz Grinsztejn (IAS Governing Council member, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz)
  • Adeeba Kamarulzaman (IAS President, University of Malaya)
  • Jennifer Kates (IAS Treasurer, Kaiser Family Foundation)
  • Sharon Lewin (IAS President-Elect, University of Melbourne)

Prevention research submissions to the new conference will be accepted from 27 October to 30 November 2020 in the categories of basic science, vaccines, non-pharmaceutical prevention and global access and policy. Selected oral abstracts and posters will also be included in the programme.

Registration for the IAS COVID-19 Conference: Prevention opens on 4 November 2020. Those registered for the 4th HIV Research for Prevention Conference (HIVR4P // VIRTUAL), hosted during the same period as the COVID-19 Conference, are automatically registered.

November 4, 2020
Year of publication
Resource types
co-infection, prevention interventions

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