Indiana University (IU) will host the first IU National HIV Conference, "Stepping into the 5th Decade: Evolving Our Response to HIV," June 8-11 in Indianapolis.
Hosted by the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs, the conference will include nationally recognized keynote speakers, workshops, poster sessions, and a health and wellness fair that provides testing and health services for the public.
"Through this national conference, Indiana University is pleased to provide a platform for all sectors of society to come together and respond to the HIV/AIDS epidemic," said James C. Wimbushvice president for diversity, equity and multicultural affairs, dean of the University Graduate School and Johnson Chair for Diversity and Leadershipin a statement.
Speakers at the event will include:
Raniyah Copeland, co-founder and principal of Equity & Impact Solutions and the former president and CEO of the Black AIDS Institute;
Tori Cooper, director of community engagement for the Human Rights Campaign's Transgender Justice Initiative; and
Michael S. Saag, associate dean for global health, physician and prominent HIV/AIDS researcher at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
See iunhc.indiana.edu/ to see more information and to register.