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Transforming our practice: New knowledge, new strategies
Thursday, November 23 to Friday, November 24, 2017
Toronto, ON

 

Program

Please note: The Forum program is subject to change.

Day One: Thursday, November 23

7:30

Registration and continental breakfast

8:45

Forum opening and welcome

9:00

Progress towards our HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) commitments

9:30

Radical acceleration in HIV treatment and prevention science: ending HIV by 2030

10:30

Break

10:50

What it will take: Eliminating HCV by 2030

12:00

Lunch

1:00

Community-clinical partnerships to advance HIV and HCV testing, linkage and retention in care

1:45

The shifting landscape of hepatitis C: responding to the needs of people affected

2:45

Break

3:00

Concurrent Sessions: Focus on programming

This series of break-out sessions will focus on program planning and delivery related to PrEP as a part of combination prevention, the role of harm reduction in our efforts to address HIV and hepatitis C, HIV and HCV testing strategies, peer health navigation, and integrated models of care.

5:00 – 7:00

Networking reception

Day Two: Friday, November 24

8:00
 

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45

Welcome

9:00

Undetectable = untransmittable: prevention science, stigma, and public health

10:00

Evidence-based harm reduction and prevention of HIV and HCV

11:00

Break

11:20

Concurrent Sessions: Focus on programming

This series of break-out sessions will focus on program planning and delivery related to HIV communications in the era of U=U, supervised injection services, programming in the era of new HCV treatments, and linkage to care programming.

12:30

Lunch

1:30

Concurrent sessions: Focus on communities

This series of break-out sessions will focus on program planning and delivery strategies and priorities related to our newer biomedical understandings of HIV and HCV related to specific populations, including gay and bisexual men; Indigenous communities; African, Caribbean and Black communities; people who use drugs; newcomers; and women.

3:00

Break

3:20

Closing plenary

4:15

Thank You and closing