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AIDS 2012 Plenary Speakers Announced

Gregorio Millett

Gregorio Millett

Today’s announcement Exit Disclaimer (PDF 215KB) of plenary speakers is a clear indication of how AIDS 2012 is shaping up to be one of the strongest International AIDS Conferences yet, with 15 world-renowned experts tapped to speak on a range of key issues related to the global and U.S. response to AIDS.  Under the plenary theme of Ending the Epidemic: Turning the Tide, Monday’s panel will feature a presentation by NIAID Director Dr. Anthony S. Fauci entitled, “Ending the HIV Epidemic: From Scientific Advances to Public Health Implementation.” On the same panel, Black AIDS Institute Executive Director and Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS member Phill Wilson Exit Disclaimer will deliver remarks entitled, “The U.S. Epidemic”, and Dr. Sheila Tlou Exit Disclaimer, Director of UNAIDS’ Regional Support Team for East and Southern Africa will speak to “Turning the Tide in Affected Countries: Leadership, Accountability and Targets.”

Complete details regarding all 15 plenary speakers and daily conference themes is available on the conference website at Exit Disclaimer. Please visit their site  for more information about what to expect at this biennial event that is expected to bring over 25,000 participants to Washington, DC from July 22-27th. Stay tuned to this blog for additional details about the USG’s role in AIDS 2012.