29 Nov 2019
World Aids Day 2019
29 Nov 2019
You are invited to join us at the Doherty Institute to celebrate World AIDS Day on Friday 29 November.
9:00AM OFFICIAL COMMUNITY LAUNCH
Join us for the Victorian launch of World AIDS Day 2019.
Launched by The Honourable Jenny Mikakos, Minister for Health.
Keynote speaker: Professor Sharon Lewin, Director, Doherty Institute.
Living Positive Victoria speakers: Stefan Joksic and Heather Magawgwa.
11:00AM COMMUNITY FORUM
U and me can stop HIV: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders HIV and sexual health
Join our special panel moderated by Professor Margaret Hellard, Burnet Institute, Deputy Director (Programs); Adjunct Professor, Monash University.
Panel featuring: Peter Waples-Crowe, artist & health educator, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peer engagement officer at Thorne Harbour Health; Robbie, long term activist & health educator; and Bev Greet OAM, HIV activist & aboriginal elder.
1:00-6:00PM mHIVE WORLD AIDS DAY SYMPOSIUM
Harnessing antibodies for HIV prevention, treatment and cure
Moderator: Dr Thomas Rasmussen, Associate Clinical Director of HIV Cure Studies, Doherty Institute.
Keynote speaker: Associate Professor Marina Caskey, The Rockefeller University.
Clinical perspective: Dr James McMahon, Monash University, Alfred Health.
Living with HIV perspective: Craig Burnett and Heather Magawgwa.
Morning tea and lunch will be provided.