STD Quarterly

Set the date for HIV prevention conference

Plan now to attend the HIV Prevention Leadership Summit, scheduled for June 16-19, 2004, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

Formerly known as the Community Planning Leadership Summit for HIV Prevention, the annual event brings together health department staff, community co-chairs, and community planning leaders to discuss HIV prevention strategies. The 2004 summit, "Retooling to Maximize the Power of Prevention," will offer 70 workshops, as well as roundtables and other sessions, all designed for staff of health department HIV prevention programs, capacity building assistance providers, and community-based organizations providing HIV prevention services funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), community co-chairs and community planning leaders, and other federal and national partner agencies involved in HIV prevention and care.

Sponsors of the event include the CDC, the Academy for Educational Development, the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors, the National Association of People with AIDS, and the National Minority AIDS Council, all based in Washington, DC. Registration prior to May 14 is $225; after May 14, the fee is $250. Register on-line at the National Minority AIDS Council web site, www.nmac.org; click on "Conferences," "HPLS 2004," and "Registration."