22nd International AIDS Conference
Amsterdam, Netherlands | 23-27 July 2018

Media Centre

AIDS 2018 Live

AIDS 2018 is offering a more interactive experience of the conference programme with access to live streaming of key events.

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Press programme

Official press conference programme by day, please note that the schedule (including speakers) is subject to change.

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Media kit & resources

Speakers biographies and other background information, including a media guide are available in the Media Kit.

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Embargo policy

As is the case with most scientific/medical conferences, abstracts from AIDS 2018 are released to delegates and media under a strict embargo policy.

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Photo gallery

Official high resolution conference photos will be available for download at the AIDS 2018 online gallery.

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The latest

All official AIDS 2018 news, press releases and daily delegate reviews.

News | Press releases

Official press conferences

MONDAY 23 JULY 2018 - 18:00

AIDS 2018 Opening press conference

TUESDAY 24 JULY 2018 - 09:00

HIV Prevention Highlights Research

TUESDAY 24 JULY 2018 - 10:00

HIV Treatment and Cure Research Highlights

TUESDAY 24 JULY 2018 - 14:15

Eastern Europe and Central Asia 

WEDNESDAY 25 JULY 2018 - 09:00

The Future of HIV Funding

WEDNESDAY 25 JULY 2018 - 10:00

Sub-Saharan Africa: New Insights, New Impact

WEDNESDAY 25 JULY 2018 - 14:30

The Criminalization of HIV

THURSDAY 26 JULY 2018 - 10:00

Sex Workers & End Demand Policies

FRIDAY 27 JULY 2018 - 10:00

Impact of the Global Gag Rule

Daily delegate reviews

Monday 23 July 2018

Goedemorgen, and welcome to the first official day of the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018). Today more than 15,000 researchers, activists and policy makers from more than 160 countries gather here in Amsterdam for the opening day of AIDS 2018—at the intersection of science, advocacy and human rights. 
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Tuesday 24 July 2018

Welcome to the first full day of AIDS 2018 programming! The 22nd International AIDS Conference kicked off with a moving opening ceremony last night. We hope you are all feeling rejuvenated and inspired for what’s to come.
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Wednesday 25 July 2018

Good morning, and welcome to Wednesday, the half-way point of AIDS 2018! Here’s a rundown of what’s happening today, and a recap of yesterday's conference highlights.
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Thursday 26 July 2018

Good morning, and congratulations! You’ve made it through several days of AIDS 2018, the world’s largest global gathering on HIV and AIDS. We hope you are feeling invigorated by what you’ve seen and heard so far, because the conference day ahead is truly extraordinary.
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Friday 27 July 2018

Welcome to Friday, the final day of AIDS 2018! Thank you for everything that you and more than 18,000 of your colleagues have done to make this 22nd International AIDS Conference a tremendous success – a milestone on the road to equitable access to HIV prevention, treatment and care, and a new step toward the end of this epidemic.
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