International AIDS Society

Welcome to AIDS 2014

2014 Melburnian of the Year: Professor Sharon Lewin

The 2014 Melburnian of the Year was selected by a committee of notable Melburnians appointed by the Lord Mayor, Robert Doyle and honoured at the prestigious Gala Awards Ceremony on Saturday 15 November.

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AIDS 2014 Programme


The entire AIDS 2014 programme is 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 are also available. A PDF version of the PAG is available here.

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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

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.

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 Destination Guide

AIDS 2014 Destination Guide
by the Star Observer

Community Involvement

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



Partner Coverage

FHI 360

FHI 360 provided live coverage of digital content being shared on social media such 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 provided an on-site AIDS 2014 TV channel featuring programme highlights and interviews.

News Reports by NAM

NAM offered news stories on major scientific presentations and hosted online discussion forums for HIV implementers. NAM also published 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.

Photos and Videos

Online Photo Library

Free, high resolution photos for use by the media and others (with appropriate credit) are available on our online gallery.

YouTube Channel

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

Global Village Connect

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

AIDS 2014 en français

AIDS 2014 Reports

AIDS 2014
Conference Impact

AIDS 2014
Summary Report

AIDS 2014
Evaluation Report

Press Releases

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

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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

More press releases, news and third party press releases

Conference Blog