* tentative and subject to change

  • Where are we with an HIV CURE strategy for women?

  • Let’s Get Lubricated:  Lube safety, access and advocacy

  • Leadership Matters in HIV Prevention and Intervention

  • Southern Fried Votes: A Recipe for Effective Voter Mobilization

  •  CDC’s Update on Prevention Messages and Tools

  • HIV and HCV Co-infection: Discussing the Cure for HCV

  • Understanding Social Isolation

  • Latin Trans in HIV Care

  • Nothing About Us Without Us: PLHIV’s Role in Ending HIV Criminalization

  • Providing PrEP/PEP to Minority Populations: An Agency-wide Effort

  • HIV/AIDS Research among American Indian/Alaska Natives

  • Normalize Testing: Everyone Has an HIV Status

  • The HIV Landscape through a Faith-Based Lens: Successes, Challenges and Future Solutions

  • Overview of Viral Hepatitis: Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV Coinfections

  • Leaving No One Behind: Fulfilling the Promise to Sex Workers

  • A Global/Local Conversation on HIV: Updates from Canada, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe and the DMV

  • Together: Innovative Partnerships to Support Treatment and PrEP Use Among MSMs of Color

Session 1: Thursday, September 7, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Session 2: Thursday, September 7, 2:45 - 4:45 pm
  • Safer Sex for Trans Bodies

  • Novel Mechanisms for Delivery of PrEP Care

  • Black Male Leadership Development: Cultivating Future Kings

  • Developing Social Support and Treatment Knowledge for Fifty and Beyond

  • Demystifying Sex Ed and its Role in HIV Prevention

  • The Struggle is Real: HIV Stigma in Minority Communities

  • Ensuring Funding for Domestic HIV Programs

  • Race, Class, and Privilege in HIV Work

  • PrEP in American Indian/Alaska Native Communities

  • HIV Housing: Policy and Practice Impact on Ending HIV

  • Nurturing Multi-disciplinary Care Teams:  Building Relationships and Dealing with Implicit Bias in Healthcare

  • Developing Social Support and Treatment Knowledge for Fifty and Beyond

  • Protecting the Civil Rights of People Living with HIV

  • Biggest Successes: Toughest Barriers

  • HRSA Innovative Service Models and Best Practices

  • Examining Narratives on Engagement in Care in Vulnerable Populations 

  • HIV & Aging. Understanding Social Isolation

  • Trauma-Informed Care for Women Living with HIV: Tools for Implementation

Session 3: Friday, September 8, 9:00 - 11:00 am
  • Adaptation of Options: Alignment to the National HIV Strategy

  • The Secret Garden: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Vaginal Microbiome

  • Succession Planning: Organizational Stability and Leadership Development

  • Embracing an Unanticipated Life

  • Reforming Drug Pricing - An Advocate's Toolbox

  • Outbreak and Response Planning in the Rural South

  • HIV PrEP Framework: National Blueprint for Scaling Up PrEP

  • PrEPping For Sex: An Intimate Conversation- the Implication of Sex Positivity and the Uptake of PrEP   

  • Preventing HIV in the Trump Administration

  • Breaking Racial Barriers to “ETE” in the Black Community

  • Surviving the Epidemics and HIV/AIDS in Urban Indian Communities

  • The Missing Rx: Access to Employment Information, Services and Resources

  • Implicit Bias: HIV Prejudice and the Health of the Community

  • Social Determinants of Health- Looking Closer at Racial, Ethnic and Geographical Disparities in Health Care Outcomes.

  • Protecting Our Future: Leadership Skills-building for Black Gay Men

  • The Long View: Perspectives on Healthy Aging with HIV

  • Protecting Our Future: Leadership Skills-Building for Black Gay Men

  • Clarifying Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Clinical Quality Management Program Expectations

Session 4: Friday, September 8, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Strolling into Truvada: PrEP Access Among Sex Workers

  • Energy for Your Best Self: How to Help Maximize Your Internal Power

  • Werk! Emotional Labor Among Trans WOC Peer Health Navigators

  • Bijou: Using Online & Mobile Technology to Improve Health Outcomes

  • Stigma-ta: HIV, White Supremacy, Homophobia, and the Black Church

  • Risk, Relevance, Role - Conversations and Connections for women with HIV

  • Collaboration: Bringing (and Keeping) the Right People to the Table

  • Community Mobilization: Facilitators & Barriers in 9 U.S. Cities

  • Psychosocial Issues among Older Adults with HIV: Challenges and Opportunities

  • Developing a Network for Prevention Navigators When You Don’t Have One

  • So, You’ve Got this Plan. What’s Next: Implementing ETE Plans

  • Getting on the Same Page: Viral Suppression and HIV Transmission

  • Ending HIV in the Trump Era: Risk or Opportunity?

  • Chicas Charlando: Latinx ladies Discuss Intersectionality Within a Sexual and Reproductive Justice Framework

  • Big Impact: PrEP Ed on Mobile Devices for MSM/Trans

  • Mask Off: Raising Hell and Raising Our Voices

  • Food Is Medicine for People with HIV: Addressing Nutrition Needs Leads to Health and Savings

  • Collaboration: Bringing (and keeping) the Right People to the Table

Session 5: Friday, September 8, 4:15 - 6:15 pm
  • How to Develop a PrEP Curriculum for CBOs

  • Addressing Needs of Women of Color Aging with HIV

  • The Indirect Approach: Access for Gay Men Through Engagement and Empowerment

  • Staying in It: Building Frontline Staff Resilience & Preventing Burnout

  • NEG, UB2, FU!: Stigma in the MSM Community

  • Navigating Health Systems Changes: Challenges and Priorities

  • Engaging Community in Social Science PrEP Research

  • Analyzing HIV, Poverty, and Race to Understand and Elevate our Work

  • New Developments in HIV Testing and Window Periods

  • Health Care Rights Enforcement and Discrimination in the Trump Era

  • Ensuring Access to Care: Counting on the Ryan White Program

  • Coming of Age: Preparing the Next Generation of Asian & Pacific Islander HIV Leadership

  • Why the X? Understanding Latinx

  • Southern Stigma: New Research; Positive Action

  • Addressing the Overrepresentation of PLWHIV/HCV in the Criminal Legal System

  • Addressing the Social Drivers

  • Aging Transgender - As the Sands Turn

  • REIMAGINE: Engagement in Care

Session 6: Saturday, September 9, 9:00 - 11:00 am
  • “A Seat at the Table” - Public Health Leaders Managing Transition!

  • Community Reentry Project: Reducing Stigma for People Living with AIDS

  • The Men’s Health Foundation Model: Novel Engagement Strategies for YMSMOC

  • The Geriatricians Are In – Are Older Adults Aging Differently?

  • Recognizing and Leveraging Your Current Resources: You Can Provide PrEP

  • Building the Capacity of HIV and PrEP Navigation Programs

  • Race and Health Outcomes in the United States

  • Faith, Social Justice, and HIV: A Blueprint for the Black Church

  • Developing a Plan to End Your States HIV Epidemic

  • HIV Health Care Access: Impact of ACA Repeal Efforts

  • Structural Competency and Access to HIV Services among LGBT AANHPIs

  • We Need to Talk: Latinx Community “Isms” and Trauma

  • Using the Law to Discriminate, a Southern Perspective

  • BRING IT! Young Women, Trans Women, Trans Females and Femms Working Together

  • How to Engage Faith Communities in HIV Programs

  • Data Quality and Data Dashboard for User Engagement

  • Black Women and PrEP

  • Building Support for HIV Criminalization Reform & Advocacy 

  • Survival Sex Work: Walking the Green Mile 

  • Building Support for HIV Criminalization Reform and Advocacy

Session 7: Saturday, September 9, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Fierce: A New Approach to Engage Transwomen in PrEP Care

  • Pelo a Pelo, sin miedo: Changing language in HIV Prevention

  • When They Go Low We Go High: Courageous Leadership

  • Addressing Stigma and Risk among Incarcerated Women Living with HIV/AIDS

  • The Healthcare Landscape is Changing; is Your Organization Looking at Service Delivery Model Changes?

  • Safer Drug Consumption Spaces for People Who Use Drugs

  • HIV PrEP Implementation Models: Expanding Access to Priority Populations

  • Undoing Structural Racism: A Local and National Perspective

  • Access to Care and Communities of Color

  • Novel Approaches in an Era of Resource Scarcity for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

  • Inside the Mind: Youth Homelessness in DC

  • Using STDs as PrEP Candidacy

  • Saving Future Generations: HIV, Faith & Youth

  • The AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) Program National HIV Curriculum

  • Ending the Epidemic for Everyone

  • PrEP Location, Location, Location: Identifying and Addressing Access Disparities 

  • HIV, Aging and Co-morbidities

  • JUSTICE FOR ALL! Protecting Civil Rights through HIV Advocacy for Black Communities

Session 8: Saturday, September 9, 4:15 - 6:15 pm
  • Live Undetectable: Scaling Up Viral Suppression Support for Vulnerable Populations

  • Creating a Welcoming and Comfortable Environment for Trans Clients

  • We Are Family: Mothers & Sons Navigating HIV Together

  • How to Write Grant Applications that Win Funding

  • Here and Now: The state of PrEP access and uptake in distinct populations

  • Linkage to Care Programs and Supportive Services

  • The Future of Medicaid, the Marketplaces, and Ryan White

  • Community-Based Strategies to address HIV Stigma

  • Where is the Love? Ending the Epidemic

  • STD Prevention is HIV Prevention

  • Youth Leadership Matters!

  • Caring for the Person Living and Aging with HIV: It can be Complicated and It's the Future

  • Strong Communities: Race & Social Drivers of HIV

  • Race and Health Disparities Hepatitis: A Call to Action

  • Expanding Sanctuary: Reimagining Resistance and Safety in our Cities

  • The Intersection of Racial Justice, Mass Incarceration and HIV in the South

  • Caring for the Aging HIV Positive Patient: It can be complicated and It's the Future. 

Session 9: Sunday, September 10, 9:00 -11:00 am
  • Big Impact: PrEP Ed on Mobile Devices for MSM/Trans

  • You Better Werk: Incorporating Drag Performance in HIV Prevention

  • Benefits of Facilitating an HIV Self-Management Intervention for HIV-Positive Peers

  • Sex Work and Safe Syringes: HIV Criminalization Advocacy-- Beyond Non-Disclosure

  • Age is Not a Condom – Older Adults and HIV Prevention

  • Leveraging Health Systems Data to Address Disparities and Service Gaps

  • Advocacy: Engagement Strategies to end the Epidemic

  • Southern Salvation: Black Gay Men, HIV, and the Black Church

  • Ask a Provider:  Updates on HIV and HCV Treatment

  • Using STDs as PrEP Candidacy

  • Together We Can: Bridge Building between National HIV Organizations and Regional/State/Local HIV Organizations

  • The Promise of Viral Hepatitis Elimination in the United States

  • The Pedagogy of Action Module: Exploring HIV Education through Dance

  • Supporting the Leadership of Jurisdictions in Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Planning

  • Centering Transgender Leadership in the HIV Field

Poster Presentations
  • “PrEP in the Wild”: What is motivating “informal” PrEP use?

  • San Francisco’s Biomedical HIV Prevention and Care Continuum for Youth

  • Rapid START- Quickly Lowering Community Viral Load with Expedited Linkage

  • Promoting PrEP use Among Women of Color in Washington, D.C.

  • Innovative Assessment of Childhood Trauma and HIV in Post-incarcerated Women

  • Represent your cupcake: A sex-positive workshop promoting HIV/AIDS awareness

  • Implementing Targeted Interventions Using Identified Barriers to Care for Women

  • Gayming at Work: Creating Effective Engagement for YMSM of Color

  • Innovative LTC methods for newly diagnosed gay youth

  • Structural Factors Impacting HIV Service Utilization for Latino GBT Youth

  • Online Health Promotion for Latino YMSM; California’s Peer2Peers Project

  • Passing the Baton, Not the Virus

  • Wellness Strategies for Leaders of Color Living with HIV

  • Sistas Organizing to Survive: Mobilizing Black Women to Address HIV

  • Building Leadership and Capacity in mid-level Organizations Practices

  • Looking Back to Move Forward: HIV & Older Adults

  • The Health Needs of Older HIV+ Latinos: A National Assessment

  • Reducing Tobacco Use Among PLWH: Saving Lives Through Systems Change

  • The HOPWA Homebuyer Project: “Homeownership: The Forgotten Option”

  • Community-Based Agencies Leading Prevention & Care Integration: Washington State Strategies

  • NYS Integrated Plan: Partnerships in Ending the Epidemic

  • 90/90/90/50 Plan: Framework for Ending the HIV Epidemic in DC

  • Rural AIDS Advocacy:  A Success Story

NMAC (formerly known as the National Minority AIDS Council) is a 501(c)3 organization. NMAC leads with race to urgently fight for health equity and racial justice to end the HIV epidemic in America. For more information, contact:

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