Registration is now open for CHIPTS HIV Next Generation Conference on Friday, January 31, 2020 at UCLA Covel Commons. The goal of this conference is to support the next generation of HIV researchers, HIV prevention, and treatment practitioners to work towards an end to AIDS locally and globally through networking and sharing visions for future priorities. You will find a draft agenda at the bottom of this page.
We welcome participation from all Southern California stakeholders and partners working to advance HIV prevention and treatment programs, policies, education, and research. The intended audience:
CBO, ASO, Clinic and Public Health Staff
Community, Patient and Client Advocates
Students and Trainees
Early-Stage to Established Investigators
The theme of this year’s conference is “Ending the HIV Epidemic with Adolescents and Young Adults.”
This population is defined to be within the age range of 12-34 years. We encourage abstracts on this theme and any of the sub-themes below to create a shared vision of priorities and partnerships to make transformational impacts on HIV prevention and treatment that are based upon CHIPTS’ four-level (behavioral, biomedical, technological, structural) framework for HIV prevention and care:
Health Disparities and Inequities
Housing and Economic Insecurity
Mental Health Disorders and Substance Abuse
Stigma and Discrimination
Co-Morbidities and Co-Infections
Biomedical Prevention (PrEP/PEP)
Continuums of Care and Prevention
Model Partnerships and Integrated Services
Poster abstracts addressing other key populations are welcome. Selected oral abstracts will center on the theme and sub-themes.
5 Ways to Participate:
Attend: Participate in the conference to learn, share, and network.
Present: Share program and research experiences and findings in oral or poster
Mentor: Senior researchers and staff provide feedback on abstract drafts prior to final
Review: Conduct peer review of abstracts for oral and poster