Update on Congress Programme
The review of abstracts, symposia, skills-building workshops, satellite meetings, cultural performances and scholarships have all been finalised in May 2009.
There are 349 abstracts accepted for 64 sessions for oral presentations, 1932 abstracts accepted for poster presentations, 24 symposia, 32 skills-building workshops, and 75 satellite meetings scheduled to take place from 10-12 August.
All sessions are scheduled to take place at the Bali International Convention Centre (BICC), while several skills building and satellite meetings will take place at the Nusa Dua Hotel and Spa, which is next to the BICC. Detailed programme can be downloaded here!
Downlad the list of accepted abstracts for oral presentations, here!
TRACK A (20 sessions): Behaviour and Social Change (2 sessions), Community Enviorment for HIV Prevention, Condoms!!, Expanding Voluntar Counselling and Testing, Harm Reduction (2 sessions), HIV Behind Bars, HIV Surveillance, IDUs HIV Prevention and Outreach (2 sessions), Lessons Learned from Life Skills Education, Men-at-Risk, Prevention of Mother- to- Child Transmission of HIV, Risk Factor in HIV Infections (2 sessions), Transgender and the Risks of HIV, Treating STIs to Prevent HIV Viral Epidemiology, Youth Perspective on HIV prevention
TRACK B (18 sessions): ART Consideration; Care Support and Treatment- Universal?; Consider the Co-Infection; Counselling: Still the Mainstay; Emerging Modesl for Community Involvement; Ethico-Legal: Right from Wrong; Experiences in Clinical Science; GIPA in Action; Health System: Pillar of Stength; Highlighting Quality Improvement; Holistic Approach to Pediatric AIDS; Mainstreaming HIV into Reproductive Health and STI; Pathogenesis Conference - Report Back; Reducing the Harm; Research: Results & More; Specific Populations - Who is Doing What?; Strengthening Community and Empowering People; and What is Missing in Care & Support.
TRACK C (16 sessions): All the World’s a Stage: Using the Arts to Educate; Children Living with HIV in Asia; Criminalisation of Injecting Drug Use Hampers HIV Prevention in Asia; Faith and AIDS: To Discriminate or to Love; Female & Frustrated: Helping Positive Women Deal with Everyday Issues; Gender Power Dimensions of HIV/AIDS; Getting the Message Out: Talking about the Media Talking about AIDS; Making a Positive Living: Alleviating the Socio-Economic Impact of AIDS; Making Love Safe: Sexuality and Security; Men Having Sex with Men:Cultural and Social Dynamics; Protecting Migrant Rights to Health and Dignity; Regulating the HIV & AIDS Response; Sex Workers Rights are Human Rights; Turning Adversaries into Allies: Working with Uniformed Personnel on HIV & AIDS; Understanding Diversity and Facing Vulnerability; Violence & Vulnerabilty: and Keeping Women Safe Before and After Infection.
TRACK D (10 sessions): Building Capacity for Effective AIDS Response; Civil Society and Partership
Empowering Women: Human Rights & AIDS: Challenging Stigma & Discrimination; Leadership for Political Change and National Response: Migrant Workers: Safe Away from Home; and PLHIV and AIDS Response; Private Sectors Involvement: Buidling up Partnerships for AIDS Response; Progressive Youth Initiative on the Region; and Strengthening by Networking.
10 August 2009: 8 workshops scheduled at 11.00-12.30 and 16.00-17.30
11 August 2009: 12 workshops scheduled at 11.00-12.30, 14.00-15.30, and 16.00-17.30
12 August 2009: 12 workshops scheduled 11.00-12.30, 14.00-15.30, and 16.00-17.30
Downlad the list of accepted proposals for skills building workshops, here!
ASIA PACIFIC VILLAGE
The Asia Pacific Village will include a Community Dialogue Space, cultural performances, bazaar booths, youth corner, community display area, photo exhibition, relaxation sites (massage, reflexology, hair braiding, temporary tattoo), and movie screenings.
The Community Dialogue Space, named Wantilan, as traditional Balinese community halls are called, will include activities such as: Meet The Leader Session, Red Ribbon Awards with presentations from the winners, Community Open Dialogue, and 13 cultural performances from Bangladesh, China, Fiji, Indoneisa, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Thailand, and Vietnam.
A NOTE ON SCHOLARSHIPS
The 9th ICAAP has awarded scholarships (full and partial) to 485 individuals. Those who have been awarded have been notified and need to confirm their acceptance by mid-June 2009.
The activity schedule for 9th ICAAP Scholars are as follows
6-8 Aug : Registration open at the Inna Grand Bali Beach Hotel, Sanur.
9-10 Aug : Registration open at the BICC, Nusa Dua
9 Aug : Scholarship Orientation (BICC; 13.00)
11 Aug : Scholars’ Commitment Night Event (Cultural Village of Kertalangu; 19.00)
12 Aug : Certificate and Report (BICC; 15:00)
Scholars’ Commitment Symbol (TBD)
During the Congress, there will be a Scholarship Centre located at the Singaraja Room, BICC, from 9- 13 August.
Bali Convention Centre
- The Theme of the 9th ICAAP is "Empowering People, Strengthening Networks"
- The 9th ICAAP scholarship application is closed
- 9th ICAAP Call For Film Entries
- Freedom of Expression
- Update on Congress Programme
- 9th ICAAP Pre Congress Community Forums
- The Bali Youth Force (BYF)
- Regular registration deadline extended to 14 June
- Submit your late-breaker abstract!
- 9th ICAAP Launches Congress Programme
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