The meeting will include plenary lectures in English and plenty of opportunity to interact with key experts in the field during Q&A and discussions!


This state-of-the-art program provides challenging plenary lectures followed by ample time for Q&A and debate, stimulating interaction and bridging the knowledge  gap between experts and the HIV treating community.  Additionally, the program includes parallel skills building sessions followed  by a session where the medical community shares their clinical experience by presenting and discussing  clinical cases.



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The HIV CLINICAL FORUM is developed  as part of a series of interactive programs that provide independent  medical education on emerging topics in HIV. The program features International and regions experts in order to provide HIV clinicians and allied healthcare professionals with updates on the latest developments related to HIV management, providing opportunities for sharing of clinical experience and presenting results from ongoing and completed cohorts / research programs.


Furthermore, the HIV CLINICAL FORUM encourages skills building for optimal interpretation of research results, developing  collaborations and initiating research projects.


Charles Boucher

Erasmus Medical Center,

The Netherlands

Jonathan Schapiro

Sheba Medical Center,



Luis Soto-Ramirez


Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición, Mexico

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Global HIV Clinical Forum

Mexico City | 20 July 2019

RAI Amsterdam Convention Center

Please note: in order to access the Convention Center, you must register with AIDS 2018.



08:00      Registration, Reception, Coffee

09:00      Welcome, Introduction and Goals

09:10      State of the ART: Integrase Inhibitors Resistance

               Jeroen van Kampen, MD, PhD - Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

09:35      Discussion

09:45      State of the ART: Integrase Inhibitors (clinical overview)

               Mauro Schechter, MD, PhD - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

10:10      Discussion

10.20      Clinical case presentation

               Charles Boucher, MD, PhD & Jeroen van Kampen, MD, PhD

               Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

10:30      Coffee break 

Session 2  -  Changing the paradigm: Is reducing drug regimen an option?

11:15      What is the Clinical support for reduce drug regimens?

               Anton Pozniak, MD, FRCP - Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom

11:40      What is the Virological support for reduced drug regimens?

               Daniel Kuritzkes, MD - Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, USA

12:05      What is the Pharmacological support for reduce drug regimens?

               David Back, PhD - University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

12:30      Discussion

13:00      Lunch

Session 3  -  Use of Integrase Inhibitors in special patient populations

14:00      Expanding Integrase Inhibitors in the rest of Europe

               Milosz Parczewski, MD, PhD - Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland

14:25      Discussion

14:35      Integrase Inhibitors in children

               Natella Rakhmanina, MD, PhD, FAAP, AAHIV - Children's National Medical Center, Washington DC, USA

15:00      Discussion

15:10      Implication of the resent Dolutegravir data

               Rebecca Zash, MD - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston (MA), USA

15:35      Clinical case: Integrase Inhibitors in Africa

               Julia Turner, MD - Right to Care, Johannesburg, South Africa

16:00      Coffee break

Session 4  -  Novel treatment strategies / delivery systems

16:30      Designing e-health interventions for HIV care

               Guido van den Berk, MD - Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

16:55      Discussion

17:10      One pill a day?: Integration novel delivery systems into routine care

               Terry Blaschke, MD - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Stanford, CA, USA

17:35      Roundtable Discussion: New delivery systems & Generics

18:00      Closing remarks

Session 1  -  Update on Clinical Management using Integrase Inhibitors




Do you have a clinical case study involving integrase inhibitors you would like to share? Please submit your case study in Word format to lena[at]

Should you be selected to present your case study at the meeting, a Conference Participation Grant will automatically be awarded to you. For more information on Conference Participation Grants (CPGs), please see below.



Registration is done through AIDS 2018. In order to register, please click here to go to the registration page.

The Global HIV Clinical Forum has an open-door policy and you will be welcome to join our meeting at any time once registered for AIDS 2019.



Please note: The funding application for this meeting is currently under review. Only upon approval of funding will we be able to provide CPGs for this meeting. All applicants will be informed, in case funding is not approved and CPGs cannot be offered.
Submission deadline is already CLOSED.

Virology Education (VE), with generous support from ViiV Healthcare is offering Conference Participation Grants (CPGs) for the Global HIV Clinical Forum to HIV healthcare professionals.

What the CPG covers
  1. Registration to AIDS 2019 (daypass 20 July only)

  2. Support for air/train travel of up to EUR 400

  3. Hotel accommodation for 2 nights on Friday 19 July - Sunday 21 July 2019

a)    All arrangements will be made by Virology Education
b)    Applicants must attend the entire Conference.
c)    Applicants will be responsible for all other costs associated with Conference attendance. 
d)    Please see the Conference website for further details about the Conference. 

What is expected from you:
  1. Recipient will be onsite at the Conference, attend all sessions and participate actively for the duration of the Conference. Recipient must sign in to each session as requested by VE. 

  2. Recipient will  provide a post-meeting feedback and summary about his/her Conference experience within 1 month after the end of the Conference. The feedback questionnaire will be an online survey with the recipient providing feedback on their experience at the conference, CPG procedure and how they will implement the knowledge acquired at the meeting in their daily practice. The questionnaire will be send to each recipient by email within one week after the conclusion of the conference.

  1. The applicant must be a Healthcare Professional.

  2. The applicant must be willing to share his/her experience at the Conference within his network.

  3. The applicant must be eligible to obtain a visa for travel.

  4. The applicant must declare that she/he is able and willing to fund all other costs beyond the grant that are involved in attending the Conference, e.g. all other hotel, travel and subsistence expenses NOT covered by the CPG.

  5. The applicant must declare to take out her/his own insurance policies (for travel, liability, illness and/or other necessary insurances in relation to her/his participation to the Conference).


Application procedure:
  1. Your application will include the following:

  • Your contact details (e.g. name and email address)

  • CV

  • Motivation letter consisting of a written statement of up to 200 words, on

    • how attending the Conference will benefit you in a professional capacity

    • how you intend to apply the benefits that you have outlined in a practical way after the Conference

  • Recommendation letter(s) (optional)

  • Abstract(s) (optional)

  • A declaration that you agree with the terms & conditions for application

  1. Your application must be received by 20 May 2019 (extended deadline).

  2. All applications will be acknowledged upon receipt.

  3. All applications will be reviewed by an independent CPG Review Committee based on the following Grant Selection Criteria:

    • Professional background

    • Strategy of knowledge dissemination

    • Recommendation by the Scientific and Organizing Committee of the meeting

    • Quality of the Abstract (if accepted)

    • Young/ Early Career Investigator

  4. All applicants will receive notification of the application status no later than 1 June 2019.


Please submit your application through the CPG Application Portal on the Conference website.  

We humbly request your support in encouraging healthcare professionals to apply by forwarding this information to your colleagues.



This educational activity is supported by an
independent educational grant from ViiV Healthcare. ViiV Healthcare was not involved in the development of content or selection of faculty for this educational activity





Please note: in order to access the Convention Center and this pre-conference, you must register with AIDS 2019.


Practical Information

We trust that the following information (in alphabetical order) will assist you in organizing your registration and stay in Amsterdam the Netherlands.


Accommodation is offered at Hotel Motel One Amsterdam.

Hotel Motel One Amsterdam

Europaboulevard 23

1079 PC Amsterdam

Phone: +31 20 8204777

Unfortunately, due to high demand, Hotel Motel One Amsterdam is fully booked at this stage. We advise you to look for a hotel outside the direct Amsterdam RAI area and travel to the venue by public transportation.

To plan your journey by public transportation, please click here. Your destination should be Amsterdam RAI. If you have any questions about getting to the venue, please do not hesitate to contact the Conference Secretariat.



Make sure to pick up your badge at the Amsterdam RAI Registration Desk. All participants are requested to wear the badge at all times during the conference to ensure admission to the meeting and venue.


Certificate of Attendance

A certificate of attendance will be sent by e-mail after the workshop.


Conference materials

Conference materials can be obtained upon registration at meeting room E102 starting 8:30 AM on 20 July 2019.


Conference language

The official conference language is English.



This workshop is intended for educational purposes only and aims to offer participants the opportunity to share information. The Organizing Secretariat of this workshop, Virology Education, cannot accept any liability for the scientific content of the sessions or for any claims which may result from the use of information or publications from this workshop. Virology Education disclaims all liability for injuries or losses of whatever nature incurred by individuals attending the workshop.

Liability and insurance

By registering for the conference participants agree that the organizers do not accept responsibility for medical-, travel- or personal insurance. Participants are advised to take out their own insurance policies.


Media representation

For rates and conditions, please visit the registration page of this conference.


Meeting venue

RAI Amsterdam
Europaplein 2-22
1078 GZ Amsterdam


Internet access

Information on internet access in the venue will follow shortly.

Payment and procedure of on-line registration

Registration can be done through the AIDS2019 Registration page.


Photographs, audio and video recording

Photographs as well as audio and video recordings are not permitted at the official meeting sessions. Only the official medical writer, appointed by the organization, may make recordings. All presentations, will be posted on the workshop website (under Workshop Materials) as soon as possible after the workshop is finished, provided the speaker has given permission to do so.



For any inquiries or questions, please contact Virology Education at or call +31 (0)30 230 7140. You can also contact us by filling out the contact form.

Vanessa Reuter

Senior Project Manager

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