FAQs

General

AIDS 2022 will take place in Montreal, Canada, and virtually from 29 July to 2 August 2022, with pre-conference meetings set to begin on 27 July 2022.

AIDS 2022 will be a hybrid conference, taking place in-person at the Palais des congrès de Montréal in Montreal, Canada, as well as virtually.

The conference chairs, organizing committee and Tourisme Montréal are working closely together to design a programme that is accessible and safeguards the well-being of all.

AIDS 2022 will call on the world to come together to re-engage and follow the science. It will define future research agendas, shift latest evidence to action, and chart a new consensus on overcoming the HIV epidemic as a threat to public health and individual well-being.

AIDS 2022 will feature:

  • 100+ hybrid speaker sessions and panel debates live from Montreal and around the world
  • E-posters showcasing cutting-edge research with live in-person and on-demand presentations
  • The largest-ever scholarship programme, providing registration, travel and internet support
  • Multiple opportunities for networking and engaging in speaker Q&As
  • The Global Village and Youth Programme in Montreal and virtually
  • On-demand 24/7 access to all session recordings via the conference platform
  • In-person and virtual exhibition and daily educational workshops
  • Tailored live, semi-live and pre-recorded satellite symposia and pre-conference meeting packages hosted in Montreal and virtually

… and much, much more.

Registration, travel and scholarships

Registration for AIDS 2022 is now open. Register here.

Yes. AIDS 2022 allows you to change your registration as follows:

  • If there is a change from in-person plus virtual registration to virtual registration, the difference will be refunded free of charge until 1 June 2022. After this date, all refunds are subject to a USD 65 handling fee.
  • If there is a change from virtual registration to in-person plus virtual registration, the difference will be charged.

Read the terms and conditions here.

Should the IAS change the conference format to fully virtual, all in-person registrations will be converted to virtual registrations and the difference refunded.

Read the terms and conditions here.

Most delegates will need a visitor visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to travel to Canada – not both. Some delegates may need only their valid passport. 

Information regarding Canadian immigration is available here.

Yes. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions on travel to Canada are currently in place.

Find out if you are eligible to travel to Canada here. This information will be updated on a regular basis as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves.

Yes. To ensure equitable access for people from low- and middle-income countries, the IAS will support in-person attendance and virtual participation through an ambitious scholarship programme. This will include the provision of internet data and devices to help bridge the digital divide for people in resource-limited settings.

Scholarship applications open on 1 December 2021. Find out more here.

Yes. A variety of hotels at different price categories will be available for conference delegates and groups to book in Montreal.

Further information will be made available in January 2022.

Conference programme

Abstract submissions are open. Access the guidelines and submit your abstract here.

Abstract Mentor Programme

Are you an early-career researcher looking for advice on how to strengthen your scientific abstracts before submitting them to AIDS 2022? Then you can submit up to two draft abstracts for feedback to the Abstract Mentor Programme of IAS – the International AIDS Society.

Yes. AIDS 2022 offers tailored live, semi-live and pre-recorded satellite symposia packages in Montreal and virtually.

Bookings open in December 2021. Find out more here.

Yes. There will be an exhibition.

Bookings open in December 2021. Find out more here.

The Global Village and Youth Programme will take place in Montreal and virtually.

Submissions are now open. Find out more here.

Workshops will take place in Montreal and virtually.

Submissions are now open. Find out more here.

Yes. Pre-conference meetings will take place on 27 and 28 July 2022. Further information will be made available in the coming months.