Track Descriptions

Each track will be organized by two Track Chairs. Track chairs are responsible for accepting and grouping submitted abstracts into sessions. Track chairs represent a wide variety of expertise and organizations.

Cross-cutting themes:

  • Reducing HIV-related health disparities
  • Reducing stigma
  • Including culturally competent care/services
  • Using data for impact
  • Others, as applicable
Track A: Increasing Knowledge of HIV Status
This track will focus on increasing HIV screening and testing in health care and non-health care settings.
Subtrack Description
A1 Epidemiology, Surveillance and Research
A2 Program Implementation and Evaluation
A3 Partnerships, Capacity Building and Community Mobilization
A4 HIV-related Policy, Planning and Economics

Track B: Preventing HIV Acquisition
This track will focus on HIV prevention with people who do not have HIV, including behavioral, social science, and biomedical interventions; HIV education, and other prevention strategies.
Subtrack Description
B1 Epidemiology, Surveillance and Research
B2 Program Implementation and Evaluation
B3 Partnerships, Capacity Building and Community Mobilization
B4 HIV-related Policy, Planning and Economics

Track C: Reducing HIV Transmission
This track will focus on increasing care and viral suppression with people living with HIV, including data-to-care models and other risk reduction strategies.
Subtrack Description
C1 Epidemiology, Surveillance and Research
C2 Program Implementation and Evaluation
C3 Partnerships, Capacity Building and Community Mobilization
C4 HIV-related Policy, Planning and Economics

Track D: Detecting and Interrupting HIV Transmission
This track will focus on diagnosis of acute infection, cluster detection, investigation, and response.
Subtrack Description
D1 Epidemiology, Surveillance and Research
D2 Program Implementation and Evaluation
D3 Partnerships, Capacity Building and Community Mobilization
D4 HIV-related Policy, Planning and Economics