International Indigenous Pre-Conference on HIV&AIDS

Abstract Submission and Scholarship Applications are now CLOSED.  
Notification is expected before the end of April.     

For information on what has been requested see below, but submissions are no longer accepted.

We seek submissions for a variety of mediums including oral presentations and exhibitions.  These can be based on scientific research, community programs, wise (best) practices, policy development or lived experience.  The conference will cover issues of co-infection and so submissions on wider Sexual Health and BBVs is encouraged. 

If you are selected for inclusion in the conference reasonable effort will be made to provide you with the supports you require. 
E.g for an oral presentation we will have data projection facilities in the room; For a multimedia display we will potentially have a digital hub where your work is displayed on a loop with others; For an exhibition of cultural products or similar we will have a table
(6ft trestle) for you. This will be confirmed dependent on the submissions received.   Note: A $100 registration fee does apply to all attendees except scholarship recipients. 

Abstracts must be submitted according to our Full abstract Guidelines 
Please make sure you have viewed these guidelines when developing your submission prior to going to our online system. 

A summary of the guidelines only is shown below. 

We are seeking abstracts from Indigenous peoples globally addressing the pre-conferences’ four themes:

1. Culture, HIV and health

2. Prevention and education

3. Policies, programs and leadership

4. Research monitoring and evaluation

View full descriptions for each of the four themes.

Specifically we are seeking abstracts that address women's health men who have sex with men, queer issues, youth issues, transgendered people, involvement of elders, people who inject drugs, sex work as well as presentations that address co-infections and holistic health programs, the lived experiences of people living with HIV and innovative programs addressing testing and treatment.

We invite you to submit abstracts for the following types of presentations:

1. Oral presentation
2. Workshop
3. Poster presentation
4. Educational Exhibit, Resource or Community Program
5. Market Space

View full information on the presentation types in our abstract guidelines document. 

Disclosure of Interest
This section is not compulsory but preferred where relevant.  The Conference Secretariat recognises the considerable contribution that industry partners make to professional and research activities. We also recognise the need for transparency of disclosure of potential conflicts of interest by acknowledging these relationships in publications and presentations.

Here is an example of a disclosure of interest statement: 
The Melon Institute and Metabolism Corp are funded by the University of Oxbridge, UK. No pharmaceutical grants were received in the development of this study.

Conference Registration
A $100 registration fee will be charged to all attendees except for scholarship recipients. Registration will be required by all presenters by 13 June 2014. It will be assumed that any presenter not registered by this date has withdrawn from the program and their abstract will be removed from the handbook.

The link to the online registration submission system will be available on the conference website as soon as possible.

Submit an abstract now only if you have viewed the full abstract guidelines and have ensured your submission fits these criteria.
Submission has now CLOSED.