NASTAD is Ready for USCA 2012

USCA 2012

By Meico Whitlock, Communications Manager, NASTAD

It’s been more than one month since AIDS 2012 ended and now it’s time for the 2012 United States Conference on AIDS. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the conference, which takes place September 30 to October 4, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 2012 theme is “Ending the AIDS Epidemic.”
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NASTAD will on hand to share how health departments are working to the end the HIV/AIDS epidemic and to learn how we can enhance collaborations with community-based organizations.

Here are some opportunities to connect with us:

  • Sunday, September 30, 2:30-5:30 PM
    • Seminar: Stigma and Impact on Public Health (Forum 6, Pool Level)
    • Seminar: Developing a Collaborative Plan to Address HIV/AIDS among Latino Communities in the U.S. (Forum 18, Pool Level)
  • Monday, October 1, 8:30-11:00 AM
    • Seminar: Ryan White and the Affordable Care Act: What’s Next? (Milano 7, Promenade Level)
    • Promoting the Integration of HIV Prevention and Care Services in the U.S.: The 12 Cities Project (Forum 5, Pool Level)
  • 2:00-2:30 PM
    • Poster: A National Community and Institutional Assessment of Stigma and its Impact on Black and Latino Gay Men (Exhibit Hall, Forum Ballroom, Pool Level)
  • 2:30-4:00 PM
    • Roundtable: Improving Engagement and Retention in Adult Care Settings for LGBTQ Youth Living with HIV: Recommendations for Health Care Providers (Forum 23, Pool Level)
    • Roundtable: Promoting Patient-Centered Care for Black and Latino Gay Men (Forum 22, Pool Level)
    • Health Department & Community Health Centers Collaboration: Effective Models from the Field (Octavius 16, Promenade South)
    • Passing the Torch: A US Model for Engaging & Mobilizing Black Gay Men to End the HIV/Epidemic developed by the YBGLI (Milano 6, Promenade Level)
  • Tuesday, October 2, 8:30-11:30 AM
    • Seminar: Community and Civil Society Perspectives of AIDS 2012 (Forum 6, Pool Level)
    • Seminar: Compounding Risk: How HIV Criminalization Affects People of Color Already Vulnerable to Excessive Use of the Criminal Law in the U.S.  (Octavius 7, Promenade South)
  • 2:00 – 2:30 PM
    • Poster: A National Community and Institutional Assessment of Stigma and its Impact on Black and Latino Gay Men (Exhibit Hall, Forum Ballroom, Pool Level)
  • 2:30 – 4:00 PM
    • Workshop: Exploring the Needs of the Native American/Two-Spirit Community, and Soliciting Input to Guide Health Department HIV Prevention Effort  (Forum 6, Pool Level)
    • The Power of Peer-Based Technical Assistance: Health Departments Learning from Each Other to Reduce New Infections (Forum 15 & 16, Pool Level)
  • Wednesday, October 3, 12:00-2:00 PM
    • Plenary: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

You can also stop by our booth in the exhibit hall.

If you will not be attending the conference, you follow NASTAD through our blog, Twitter, and Facebook. AIDS.gov, CDC NPIN, and NMAC will also be using social media to follow the conference.

We look forward to seeing you there!
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