International AIDS Society

Affiliated Independent Events

Are you organizing an event you would like to affiliate with the 8th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2015)? If so, why not apply for Affiliated Independent Event status and benefit from our diverse network of followers to increase the visibility and promotion of your event?

There are no processing or sponsorship fees associated with Affiliated Independent Events and they can take the shape of anything from workshops or symposia to art exhibitions and even parties, as long as they clearly reflect and support the objectives of the conference and the IAS Principles and Values of Conference Participation. Events approved for co-submission are strongly encouraged to apply.

All IAS 2015 Affiliated Independent Events must:
  • Reflect and support the conference objectives
  • Take place between 1 May – 31 July 2015
  • NOT take place in the Vancouver Convention Centre
  • NOT take place during the official conference programme hours, which are:

    Sunday 19 July 2015: 09:00 – 20:45
    Monday 20 – Wednesday 22 July 2015: 07:00 – 20:30

All approved IAS 2015 Affiliated Independent Events will be published on the IAS 2015 website and advertised in social media. The event organiser will also be provided with an Affiliated Independent Event logo that can be utilised in advertising efforts.

Organizations that wish to host an IAS 2015 Affiliated Independent Event can apply through the conference profile once applications open on 16 February 2015.

The conference organizers reserve the right to approve or reject any Affiliated Independent Event application, and may decline a request, wholly or partially that, in its opinion, is not in keeping with the character or purpose of the 8th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention. Conference Organizers are not responsible for the final content or the organization of any such event; the content and management of the event is the sole responsibility of the event organizers.

Affiliated Independent Events List

Approved Affiliated Independent Events are listed below.


Key Dates

30 JUNE 2015
Affiliated Independent Event submissions close


Please see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page for more information on Affiliated Independent Events.