2015 World STI & HIV Congress and Australasian HIV&AIDS Conference
Only 6 weeks until close of abstract submissions!
World STI & HIV Congress
13-16 September 2015
Brisbane, Australia

The World STI & HIV Congress Scientific Committee is developing an impressive program of plenary sessions and symposia showcasing the latest research and data.  They are proud to announce the following additional international and domestic speakers have been confirmed for the program:

  • Kawango Agot Founder and CEO of Impact Research & Development Organization (IRDO), University of Nairobi, Kenya
  • Kerry Arabena - Professor, Melbourne School of Population & Health, University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia
  • Yang Bin Dean of Guangdong Provincial Dermatology Hospital / Director of Guangdong Provincial Centers for Skin Diseases and STI Control; Professor of Jinan University, Guangdong Medical College, and Anhui Medical University, China
  • Virginia Barbour Founding co-editor of PLOS magazine, Chair of the Committee on Publication ethics and a Director of the World Association of Medical Editors, Brisbane, Australia
  • Carlos Caceres Professor of Public Health and Director, Unit of Health Sexuality and Human Development, Cayetano Heredia University, Peru
  • Henry de Vries MD PhD Professor, University of Amsterdam, Academic Medical Centre and Public Health Service (GGD Amsterdam), Dutch Institute for Public Health (RIVM)
  • Jane Hocking Deputy Director, Centre for Women's Health, Gender and Society,University of Melbourne,Australia
  • Scott McLelland Professor, Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology and Global Health, Department of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, USA
  • Jo-Ann Passmore Senior Lecturer and Medical Scientist at University of Cape Town and National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS), South Africa
  • Khalil Ghanem John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  • Nick Thomson Faculty and Group Head within Pathogen Genetics at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Professor of Bacterial Genomics and Evolution in the Department of Pathogen Molecular Biology, at the London School Of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK
  • Raphael Valdivia Associate Professor, Vice Dean for Basic Research, Duke University Medical Centre, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
  • Ravi Verma Regional Director for the International Center for Research on Women's (ICRW) Asia Regional Office in New Delhi, India.
Only 6 weeks to Abstract Submission Deadline!

The call for abstracts is now open with the deadline of Monday 13 April 2015. Please ensure you refer to the abstract guidelines outlined on the conference website.

Step-by-step instructions, including abstract guidelines, and an abstract template are outlined on the conference website, however if you require assistance, or have any concerns about the abstract submission process, please contact the Conference Secretariat at



On line registration is now open. Register before Monday 6 July 2015 to receive the early bird registration rate. Greatly early bird rates also available for accommodation booked before 30 April 2015. 

For more information on registration types and rates, accommodation, as well as how to register, please visit the conference website.


For more information please visit the Congress website www.worldsti2015.com or contact the Conference Secretariat by phone on 61 2 8204 0770 or by email info@worldsti2015.com