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Webinar: 2012 International AIDS Conference overview

Thursday, 29 November 2012 Author // What's Up Categories // International AIDS Conference , Community Events, Conferences, Events, Health, Living with HIV, Revolving Door, Events, Guest Authors

ACT’s December Community Health Forum provides an overview of two conferences held in 2012: the International AIDS Conference and the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Attendance is free.

Webinar: 2012 International AIDS Conference overview

The fourth workshop in the current series of free open discussion forums for people living with HIV hosted by the AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT) will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 7:00 pm at the Ramada Plaza Hotel, 300 Jarvis Street in Toronto. 

This month, the forum will provide an overview of both the International AIDS Conference held in Washington in July 2012 and the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), held in San Francisco this past September. 

The guest speaker is Dr Sharon Walmsley, professor of medicine at the University of Toronto and assistant director and clinical staff physician, Immunodeficiency and Infectious Diseases, at Toronto’s University Health Network. 

Topics to be discussed at the forum include: 

  • Based on presentations at the 2012 International AIDS Conference, what new information is there and what could we expect to hear more about?
  • Overview of the San Francisco Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.

The forum will be webcast live so those who cannot attend in person can participate in the event online. The forum and the webcast will begin promptly at 7:00 pm and last two hours. 

To join the live webinar: login at 7:00 pm EDT on December 5 (00:00 UTC, December 6) at www.actoronto.org/forum   

The forum will also be recorded and should be available for viewing on the day following the event at the same website: www.actoronto.org/forum  

This forum and webinar are free and no registration is required. For those attending in person, a light buffet will be available from 6:00 pm. 

For more information, see the flyer below or contact Robin Rhodes at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 416 340 8484 ext. 219.

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