International AIDS Society

Media Centre

Media Registration

On-site media registration is open, see the opening hours here.

Programme-at-a-Glance and itinerary builder

The entire IAS 2015 programme is now available online through the Programme-at-a-Glance (PAG). All sessions, satellites and other programme activities are listed. Links to abstracts, slide presentations, webcasts, key sessions, rapporteur reports and e-posters are added as they are available.

You can use the Programme-at-a-Glance to view topic-focused roadmaps and build your own personalized itinerary, which allows you to select individual sessions and print out your attendance plan. You may use your conference profile to save your itinerary. The Programme-at-a-Glance is available here: http://pag.ias2015.org/

Programme-at-a-Glance for mobile devices

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Abstract Database

Abstracts are available through the Programme-at-a-Glance. View by day, session type or track, or search by abstract number, presenter or keyword(s).

YouTube Channel

Videos featuring conference highlights as well as recorded sessions are available on the conference YouTube Channel.


Press Releases

Preventing and treating viral hepatitis in people living with HIV is key focus of IAS 2015
22 July 2015

New studies show momentum in HIV cure research, driven by new tools and approaches
21 July 2015

Study results help guide real-world PrEP implementation
20 July 2015

Final study results provide definitive scientific evidence to support earlier initiation of HIV treatment
20 July 2015

IAS announces 2015 CIPHER award grantees, commits to largest-ever grant programme in 2016
19 July 2015

See more press releases here

Online Scientific Coverage

News Reports by NAM

NAM offers news stories on major scientific presentations and hosts online discussion forums for HIV implementers on www.aidsmap.com. NAM publishes a free daily news bulletin in English and translated into French, Portuguese, Spanish and Russian.

Scientific Analysis by CCO

Clinical Care Options' (CCO) online coverage began the week before the conference and includes expert audio highlights, Capsule Summaries of important clinical data, downloadable slidesets, and more.


Digital Coverage by FHI 360

FHI 360 provides curated live coverage of digital content being shared on social media. The #IAS2015 Hub is the clearinghouse for digital content being shared at IAS 2015.

Official online partner for social media at IAS 2015


Resources for Journalists

Media Guide

The IAS 2015 Media Guide describes the onsite facilities that will be available to accredited journalists in Melbourne and includes practical information to help plan your coverage of the conference.

On-site Press Conferences

Offical Press Conference Schedule
(Updated on 17 July)

Complete Press Conference Schedule
(Updated on 21 July)

Background Information

Fact sheets and other background information, including programme highlights, are available here.

Embargo Policy

All conference abstracts are released to delegates under a strict embargo policy. A detailed breakdown of the embargo variations for different types of abstracts is available here.

Online Photo Library

During the conference, free, high-resolution photos for use by the media and others (with appropriate credit) are available on the IAS 2015 photo gallery.

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