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The Australasian HIV/AIDS Conference was launched in 1989 in response to the emerging area of clinical care for HIV. Since its inception as a small meeting of medical practitioners brought together under the umbrella of ASAP (the Australian Society of AIDS Physicians) the HIV/AIDS Conference has grown into the region's premier medical/scientific conference in the HIV and related diseases sector, attracting speakers and delegates from around the world.

The Australasian HIV/AIDS Conference is the flagship conference of ASHM, the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine. The conference is a major component of ASHM's contribution to education and information dissemination for health professionals working in the HIV, viral hepatitis and related diseases sector.

Delegates to the conference come from a range of professional backgrounds including basic science, clinical medicine, community programs, education, epidemiology, indigenous health, international and regional issues, nursing and allied health, policy, primary care, public health and prevention, and social research.

Since 2005 the Conference has been held back-to-back with the Australasian Sexual Health Conference with one full day of overlap, providing a unique opportunity to look at HIV in the broader context of sexual health. Together, the conferences attract more than 1000 delegates from across the region.

Information on previous ASHM conferences can be found by visiting the Conference Archive pages.
Australasian HIV/AIDS Conference 2013

The 2013 Australasian HIV/AIDS Conference was held at the Darwin Convention and Exhibition Centre from 21 - 23 October 2013 and was combined with the 2013 Sexual Health Conference, making it even bigger and better than before.

The 2012 conference held from 17 - 19 October 2012 was an excellent success. Full details on the conference including powerpoint presentations, webcasts and media coverage is available from the conference website.

In 2014 the Australasian HIV/AIDS Conference will be fully combined with the International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne from 20-25 July 2014. You can register for AIDS 2014 online at the conference website You can also renew your ASHM membership or join when you register for AIDS 2014 through the online site.

ASHM Conference & Events Division
In 2003 ASHM employed a dedicated in-house Conference, Sponsorship and Events Manager to run their flagship event - the annual ASHM medical-scientific conference.
The Conference, Sponsorship and Events Division now comprises seven permanent staff and manages ASHM sponsorship, marketing and promotion, national events and in-house meeting facilities, as well as the annual ASHM Conference and the biennial Viral Hepatitis Conference as part of its core functions.

The Division also undertakes the management of external conferences within the medical/scientific sector for organisations such as The Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine, The Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases, and NSW Health. For further information on how we can assist you with your conference needs, please visit the Conference Management Services page.
More Information
Conference, Sponsorship & Events Division
Australasian Society for HIV Medicine
Locked Bag 5057
Darlinghurst NSW 1300
Ph: +61 2 8204 0770
Fax: +61 2 9212 4670
Email: Conference Info


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