International AIDS Society

Welcome to AIDS 2014


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AIDS 2014 Programme


The entire AIDS 2014 programme is now available online through the Programme-at-a-Glance! You can view all conference sessions, programme activities and satellites. Links to abstracts, slide presentations, rapporteur reports and e-posters will be added as they become available. A PDF version of the PAG is available here.

See the daily programme highlights

Online itinerary-building tool

Through the PAG, you can also build and save your own personalized itinerary of the sessions and activities that you would like to attend by logging into your conference profile.

Mobile app

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Conference Embargo Policy

In the case of AIDS 2014, as with most scientific/medical conferences, all conference abstracts are released to delegates under a strict embargo policy. Read the embargo policy

Third party press conferences

When not in use by conference organizers and partners, two press conference rooms in the media centre will be available for use by third parties. More info and schedule

Affiliated Independent Events

Other meetings, symposia, forums or events organized for conference delegates outside the conference venue by other organizations are referred to as Affiliated Independent Events. They are held during times that do not conflict with the conference programme.

View the full list of Affiliated Independent Events.

AIDS 2014 Destination Guide

AIDS 2014 Destination Guide
by the Star Observer

Community Involvement

ICASO, in partnership with the Interagency Coalition for AIDS and Development (ICAD), has launched "StepWise: The Community Guide to AIDS 2014", an online hub for information related to AIDS 2014.



High Level Speakers at AIDS 2014

President Bill Clinton, founder of the Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States, UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé and artist and activist Sir Bob Geldof will be among the high-level speakers who will join thousands of the world’s top AIDS researchers, community leaders, people living with HIV and policy-makers at AIDS 2014. Read more...

The Daily Bulletin

News and information from each day of the conference is available through the Daily Bulletin

Global Village Connect

This year the AIDS 2014 Global Village literally goes GLOBAL! This online initiative will offer an innovative opportunity for people from all around the world to connect with conference activities. Using interactive online technology, it will enable our global audience to participate in key events held in the Global Village at AIDS 2014. Read more...

Conference Blog

Photos and Videos

Online Photo Library

During the conference, free, high resolution photos for use by the media and others (with appropriate credit) will be available on our online gallery.

YouTube Channel

Videos featuring conference highlights, interviews with key speakers and delegates as well as recorded sessions will be available on the conference YouTube Channel.

General Information Guide

The AIDS 2014 General Information Guide containing useful and practical information about the conference is now available for download
(updated 3 July 2014)

AIDS 2014 en français


Press Releases & News

03 August 2014
July is flu season in the Southern Hemisphere and it is possible that you may have been exposed to flu while attending AIDS2014. We have been made aware that a number of delegates may have been diagnosed with influenza A - which is the main circulating strain of flu currently in Melbourne. Delegates who are ill with flu-like symptoms, such as fever or cough, should seek medical attention.

25 July 2014
AIDS 2014 Ends with Calls for Uniting HIV, Global Health and Human Rights

24 July 2014
Fast-Tracking the Global HIV Reponse - Day 5 at AIDS 2014. Sir Bob Geldof Says the ‘Last Mile’ of the HIV Epidemic Must Be Funded

Photos on aids2014.smugmug.com

23 July 2014
Breaking Religious Taboos, the Injustices of HIV and Tackling Stigma and Discrimination - Day 4 at AIDS 2014. Bill Clinton Addresses the Delegates

Photos on aids2014.smugmug.com

22 July 2014
Decriminialisation, Prevention, Human Rights – Day 3 of AIDS 2014 Sir Richard Branson, Global Drug Commissioner, joins the debate

21 July 2014
HIV Cure, HIV Co-Infection and HIV Laws Feature on Day 2 of AIDS 2014

20 July 2014
Tributes paid to lost colleagues aboard flight MH 17 at the Opening Session of the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia

19 July 2014
Malaysian FLight MH 17

The International AIDS Society (IAS) Mourns the Loss of Friends and Colleagues Aboard Flight MH 17

Previous statements available here

Partner Statements
Malaysian FLight MH 17

Loss of our beloved colleagues
Aids Fonds

UNAIDS in shock over tragic loss of life

WHO Statement on Mr Glenn Thomas, WHO Media Officer who died in the MH17 plane

IN MEMORIAM - Lucie Van Mens
The Female Health Company

IN MEMORIAM - Joep Lange and Jacqueline van Tongeren

More press releases, news and third party press releases

Partner Coverage

FHI 360

FHI 360 will provide live coverage of digital content being shared on social media surch as tweets, posts, digital and hashtag campaigns, op-eds, blogs and more during the conference.

AIDS 2014 Live Recap Archives​​
AIDS 2014 Live Social Blog
AIDS 2014 Live Hub
AIDS 2014 Live Video Interviews

AIDS 2014 TV

In partnershp with the broadcasting company WebsEdge, the conference will provide an on-site AIDS 2014 TV channel featuring programme highlights and interviews. AIDS 2014 TV will be available on the conference website, on YouTube and on social media.

News Reports by NAM

NAM will offer news stories on major scientific presentations and host online discussion forums for HIV implementers. NAM will also publish a free daily news bulletin in English and translated into French, Portuguese, Spanish and Russian.

Scientific Analysis by CCO

Clinical Care Options' (CCO) is the official online provider
of scientific analysis for delegates and journalists including expert audio highlights, capsule summaries of important clinical data, downloadable slidesets, and more.