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A conference designed for the next generation of scientists and activists committed to end the HIV epidemic.
HIV Next Gen will provoke, inspire and mobilize young adults to play an integral role in the future of HIV research, science, and healthcare. Its carefully curated program will successfully integrate science, technology and culture to create a highly interactive, educational, and skill-building event.
We invite you to nominate participants from your school between 16 to 20 years old who are ready for a provoking, challenging HIV/AIDS event, meeting students from different corners of the world in the exciting, diverse city of Amsterdam
HOW TO NOMINATE STUDENTS FOR THIS EVENT
We kindly ask you to bundle all nominations per school. The maximum number of participants is 220 and registrations will be allocated geographically at a first-come-first-serve basis. Participants will be notified about their acceptance after the sign up period has passed.
QUESTIONS WHEN REGISTERING?
When you have additional questions with regards to nominating students, please contact the organizers of the event
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TRAVEL TO AMSTERDAM | ACCOMMODATION
Travel by public transport
As the main program starts at 10:00h (10am) and ends at 18:00h (6pm) there should be plenty of time to travel to Amsterdam by public transport in the morning for participants.
For travel information on how to best get to Hotel CASA by public transport, please check https://9292.nl/
Travel by car
It is possible to bring participants to the hotel. The organizers will be present 1 hour before the start of the program.
If you are bringing and picking up, please note that pickup times can be no later than 30 minutes after the end of the program. After this time, the organizers can no longer guarantuee their presence at the event location.
For addresses of the location, please refer to the information further below on this page.
If traveling to Amsterdam for each conference day is difficult and you would prefer an accommodation nearby, there are several options:
Accommodation at the CASA Hotel
Because the meeting is taking place in the CASA Hotel you can book a hotel room with 10% discount at the CASA Hotel. For availability and prices, please check the hotel website. Accommodation at the CASA Hotel is at own expense only
There are plenty of alternative accommodation opportunities in close proximity of the CASA Hotel. Accommodation nearby is at own expense only.
RESPONSIBILITY DURING THE PROGRAM
The event program will start each event day at 10:00h (10am) and will end at 18:00h (6pm).
During these times the conference organizers (Virology Education) will ensure the participants are present at the event locations.
After these core event hours the responsibility for the participants is the responsibility is arranged in collaboration with the schools.
CONTACT INFORMATION - DURING THE EVENT
Onsite, there will be a team available for any questions or assistance at all times. Your main point of contact is Kelsey Bischot, see below contact details.
Your main contact is:
What, Where, When?
CASA HOTEL - 22 & 23 JULY
The CASA Hotel, located near the Amstel Station in Amsterdam. This beautiful and light hotel is the basis for the program on Sunday 22 and Monday 23 July.
Tel: +31(0)20 665 1171
Beurs van Berlage - 24 JULY
We will visit the Beurs van Berlage for an exhibition and book launch from 14:00-16:30(approximately).
IAS GLOBAL VILLAGE - 24 JULY
The Global Village is a diverse and vibrant space that is part of the AIDS 2018 conference, where communities from all over the world gather to meet, share and learn from each other. On Tuesday 24 July a visit to the Global Village will be part of the program. Global Village will be located in Hall 5 and the Amtrium of the RAI Amsterdam
1078 GZ, Amsterdam
Tel: +31(0)20 549 1212
ABOUT THE ORGANISERS
Who are we?
Prof. Charles Boucher
PROFESSOR CHARLES BOUCHER
Charles Boucher is the coordinator of a large network (33 countries) in Europe that studies the transmission of drug resistant HIV and chairs the European Society for Antiviral Research (ESAR).
Charles' current position is professor in Virology at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, clinical microbiologist at the Erasmus Medical Center, coordinator of the Honours Class with the medical curriculum and scientific director at Virology Education, Utrecht, Netherlands.
Prof. Eric van Gorp
PROFESSOR ERIC VAN GORP
Eric van Gorp works at the department of Internal Medicine and infectious diseases and at the department of Viroscience at the Erasmus MC, Rotterdam. He is also a visiting professor at the University of Airlanga in Surabaya, Indonesia.
Eric is involved in the Rotterdam Global Health Initiative. His field of interest is the social and scientific impact of infectious diseases; epidemiology, clinical management and pathophysiology.