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HIV R4P 2018

October 21, 2018 to October 25, 2018
General
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HIVR4P is the world's first and only international scientific meeting dedicated exclusively to biomedical HIV prevention research.

Table of Contents


Conference Program & AVAC's Roadmap

View the conference program here or download the PDF.

For those joining in-person, AVAC made this roadmap of conference sessions and satellites, sortable by intervention.

Updates from Madrid


Follow the official R4P Facebook and Twitter accounts. AVAC will also be posting from the conference on Twitter.

Advocates' Corner

The Advocates’ Corner is a space where delegates representing community, advocacy, civil society and allies can exchange ideas, network, build solidarity, relax and socialize. View the Advocates' Corner schedule.

In addition to the material displays and opportunities for informal networking, the Advocates’ Corner played host to a program of activities including tea breaks and lunchtime discussions with advocates, researchers and policy makers on a variety of scientific and community issues. Sessions included a series of dialogues to discuss key issues in the field, discussions with researchers about trials and new data, networking for advocates, social media training and more.

scene from the Advocates’ Corner

Webcasts

The HIVR4P webcast library features recorded presentations from current and past conferences, making them accessible world-wide and free of charge. Take a look!

Satellites with AVAC and Partners


Sunday, 21 October

Advocates' Pre-Conference Workshop
AVAC, IRMA, NHVMAS
Provides an overview of the field and explores cross-cutting issues, priorities and common goals. Click for the full schedule.

Planning for Success: Next Steps for Dapivirine Ring
OPTIONS, IPM
Stakeholders share research and experience to inform next steps for introduction. Download the flyer and view the webcast.

Social Sciences in Vaccine Trials: A Booster to Recruit Volunteers
ANRS, Vaccine Research Institute
Time: 12:30-14:30​
Location: Marsella

Monday, 22 October

Current State of Play: PrEP Implementation Update and Challenges
AVAC, WHO
A look at the status of PrEP and future products, and approaches to implementation in low and middle income countries, including challenges and controversies.
Time: 8:30-11:30
Location: Bristol

Voices in the Long-acting PrEP Movement: Fostering Dialog Between End-users and Product Developers During the Product Development Process
AVAC, RTI International, Desmond Tutu HIV Research Foundation, IAVI
Time: 8:30-11:30
Location: Burdeos

GPP@10—Setting New Standards for Clinical Trial Engagement Globally
AVAC, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases
How Good Participatory Practice evolved over the last ten years with a look at implementation, challenges, and the status of GPP as a standard in clinical trials.
Time: 8:30-11:30
Location: Marsella

Whose Desire? Whose Choice? A Debate on the Future of HIV Prevention
AVAC, IRMA
Panelists unpack the priorities for HIV prevention research and product development and debate what it means to give people choices.
Time: 12:00-15:00
Location: Oxford

Accelerating a Labor of Love: Time to Transform HIV Prevention for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women
AVAC, Jhpiego, MTN, PHASES
A look at the growing body of evidence and advocacy for biomedical HIV prevention options for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Download the flyer.
Time: 12:00-15:00
Location: Estrasburgo

The Omololu Falobi Award for Excellence in HIV Prevention Research Community Advocacy
African Microbicides Advocacy Group (AMAG), AVAC, IRMA, Journalists Against AIDS in Nigeria (JAAIDS), NHVMAS
This award honors individuals who have shown extraordinary leadership and commitment to HIV prevention research advocacy and inspired others to action. This year’s recipient will be announced during the opening session, 17:47-17:55.
Location: Auditorium

Tuesday, 23 October

Entry Into the PrEP Continuum (oral abstract)
Tracking Global Oral PrEP Provision: The Who, What, Where of Oral PrEP
Time: 10:30-12:00
Location: Marsella, Burdeos & Estrasburgo

ARVs for Prevention: Extrapolating from Data to Clinical Practice (symposium)
The PrEP Paradigm for Prevention, Advocacy and Implementation in sub-Saharan Africa: Strong Starts, Short Cuts, and the Use (and Abuse?) of Data
Time: 15:00-16:30
Location: Marsella, Burdeos & Estrasburgo

Wednesday, 24 October

Accelerating Product Introduction for Impact (roundtable)
Time: 15:00-16:30
Location: Bristol

Trials and Tribulations in Roll Out (poster discussion session)
Time: 16:45-17:30
Location: Oxford

Thursday, 25 October

Opinion 360: Meaningful Engagement From Research to Roll Out (oral abstract)
Time: 8:30-10:00
Location: Oxford

Putting It Together: Strategies to End the Epidemic (closing plenary)
Implementing a Multi-disciplinary Prevention Revolution
Time: 15:00-16:30
Location: Auditorium

In the Sessions: AVAC at R4P


Tuesday, October 23

Entry Into the PrEP Continuum (oral abstract)
Tracking Global Oral PrEP Provision: The Who, What, Where of Oral PrEP
Time: 10:30-12:00
Location: Marsella, Burdeos & Estrasburgo

ARVs for Prevention: Extrapolating from Data to Clinical Practice (symposium)
The PrEP Paradigm for Prevention, Advocacy and Implementation in sub-Saharan Africa: Strong Starts, Short Cuts, and the Use (and Abuse?) of Data
Time: 15:00-16:30
Location: Marsella, Burdeos & Estrasburgo

Modeling The Impact of Biomedical Interventions to Break the Cycle of HIV Transmission
Time: 17:30-19:30
Location: Poster Hall

Community Engagement in HIV Biomedical Prevention Research: Use of Mobile Technologies and the Asset Based Community Development Approach
Time: 17:30-19:30
Location: Poster Hall

Wednesday, 24 October

Good Participatory Practice (GPP) Online Training Course: Evaluations and progress over four years
Time: 17:30-19:30
Location: Poster Hall

Planning for Dapivirine Ring Introduction: Summarizing Lessons Learned from Like-Product Experiences
Time: 17:30-19:30
Location: Poster Hall

Risk Assessment Tools and the Identification of Individuals at High-Risk of HIV infection in the Delivery of Oral PrEP
Time: 17:30-19:30
Location: Poster Hall

Should Good Participatory Practice (GPP) Become a Trial Standard? A Report from the First Global GPP Think Tank
Time: 17:30-19:30
Location: Poster Hall

Civil Society Role in HIV Vaccine Research: A Report from the Vaccine Advocacy Resource Group (VARG)
Time: 17:30-19:30
Location: Poster Hall

HIV Prevention Research & Development Funding Trends 2016-2017: Investing to End the Epidemic as a Public Health Threat
Time: 17:30-19:30
Location: Poster Hall

Delivering PrEP: Lessons From Early Demonstration Projects
Time: 17:30-19:30
Location: Poster Hall

Understanding HIV prevention from the perspective of adolescent girls & young women by applying behavioral economics & human centered design
Time: 17:30-19:30
Location: Poster Hall

Thursday, 25 October

Opinion 360: Meaningful Engagement From Research to Roll Out (oral abstract)
Session chaired by AVAC’s Manju Chatani-Gada and IAVI’s Kundai Chinyenze
Time: 8:30-10:00
Location: Oxford

Putting It Together: Strategies to End the Epidemic (closing plenary)
Implementing a Multi-disciplinary Prevention Revolution
Time: 15:00-16:30
Location: Auditorium