BOSTON • 9-12 SEPTEMBER

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View the Conference PhotosAIDS Vaccine is the largest and most diverse international meeting of researchers, advocates, clinicians, private sector partners and public health experts working collaboratively to advance HIV vaccine science. AIDS Vaccine 2012 hosted the important discussion on follow up to the RV144 Thai Trial, presented new data on the workings of the human immune system that can help steer future vaccine design; updated on new neutralizing antibodies that are driving new technologies and featured other, potentially more powerful emerging immunological approaches to enhance HIV vaccine delivery and development.

If you were unable to attend the conference or missed some discussions, click here to view the conference webcasts.  Posters can be viewed on our e-Poster online archive, here.

Conference Facts
Registered attendees: 1031
Registrants by country: 38 countries represented

Africa

107

Asia

60

Europe

133

North America

718

Botswana

2

China

20

Austria

3

Canada

32

Cameroon

2

India

8

Belgium

7

United States

686

Ghana

1

Japan

14

France

23

   

Guinea

1

Lebanon

1

Germany

10

Oceania

3

Kenya

16

Taiwan

1

Italy

1

Australia

3

Mali

1

Thailand

16

Netherlands

22

   

Mozambique

3

   

Norway

2

Latin America

10

Nigeria

5

   

Russia

1

Argentina

7

Rwanda

5

   

Spain

18

Brazil

3

South Africa

36

   

Sweden

9

   

Swaziland

1

   

Switzerland

11

   

Tanzania

10

   

United Kingdom

26

   

Uganda

16

           

Zambia

4

           

Zimbabwe

4

           
  • 124 conference scholarships, 23 local scholars and five new investigator awards
  • 441 Abstracts Presented: 78 oral, 363 poster presentations
  • 12 Plenary Presentations
  • 36 Symposia Presentations

New! 36 Poster Discussions
With a focus on new minds, new ideas and new approaches, AIDS Vaccine 2012 welcomed nearly 400 young and early-career investigators (YECIs) from around the world:

  • 1031 registrants, 36% YECI
  • 46 invited plenary and symposium speakers, 37% YECI
  • 52 invited session chairs, 40% YECI
  • YECI welcome reception
  • YECI networking lunches