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Highlights from the 2009 U.S. Conference on AIDS

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Co-authored by Jennie Anderson, Josie Halpern-Finnerty, and Michelle Samplin-Salgado JoAnne Keatley , UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender HIV Prevention delivers the opening plenary remarks at USCA We just got back from the United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) , sponsored by the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) , and are feeling very energized. There…

New Media Institutes, Usability Testing, A Photo Booth, and More: Preview of AIDS.gov’s Activities at the U.S. Conference on AIDS

New Media at USCA

What do new media institutes, usability, and a BIG RED photo booth have in common? They are some of activities we’re planning for later this month at the U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA) . This annual conference, hosted by the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) , will take place October 29-31st in San Francisco and…

Highlights (and a Wordle) from Health 2.0

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By Jennie Anderson I’ve just returned from this year’s Health 2.0 conference feeling energized by all of the new ways technology can help us to communicate important health information. While Health 2.0 is not HIV-specific, it brings together critical information and resources for us. I was amazed to see that the tools and technology, along…

New Media Extends Reach of IAS 2009 Conference

IAS 2009

Co-authored by Scott Sanders, Consultant, IAS Communications Two days before the opening of the 5th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2009) the number of fans on the conference Facebook fan page jumped by almost 20% within a 24-hour period. Momentum was building and we began to fully recognize…

Experimenting in the Social Media Lab at the CDC HIV Prevention Conference

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Last week we shared updates from the 2009 CDC HIV Prevention Conference. While at the conference, we had the opportunity to co-host a Social Media Lab with our CDC colleagues. The Lab was open throughout the conference, and participants were invited to come, sit down in front of a computer, and talk one-on-one or in…

CDC’s 2009 HIV Prevention Conference: “Innovation and Action to End the Epidemic”

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The 2009 National HIV Prevention Conference is reaching over 3,500 of our colleagues in Atlanta this week. Thanks to conference organizers, this year’s highlights are shared to those unable to attend via Twitter: CDC NPIN , AIDS.gov , and others are tweeting with the hashtag #NHPC09 . CDC also provides conference participants with text message…

“Participation Powers Prevention”: Highlights from CDC’s 3rd National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media

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Last week Miguel Gomez and I joined 1,000 other public health, social marketing, new media, health education, and health communications leaders at the CDC’s 3rd annual National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media in Atlanta. We enjoyed having this opportunity to learn from colleagues (new and old), and present on some of our own…

World’s Largest Open Scientific Conference on HIV/AIDS Uses New Media Tools

IAS 2009

This weekend approximately 5,000 of the world’s leading scientists, clinicians, public health experts and community leaders will convene in Cape Town, South Africa, for the 5th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment, and Prevention (IAS 2009) to “examine the latest developments in HIV-related research, and to explore how scientific advances can—in very practical…