Become a Young Leader of AIDS 2022

Are you registered for AIDS 2022 and under 26 years old? You can become a Young Leader of AIDS 2022!

The Young Leaders of AIDS 2022 Programme is offered at the International AIDS Conference and IAS Conference on HIV Science to ensure that the voices of young people living with HIV, young activists and young researchers are heard at international meetings. In addition, the dedicated programme provides young people with opportunities to strengthen their research and advocacy skills to support capacity building.

Applications close Monday, 16 May 2022 at 23:59 CET

Young Leaders at AIDS 2022

Young Leaders will benefit from an exclusive four-day curriculum at AIDS 2022, which will include the following opportunities:

  • Meetings with leading scientists, researchers and advocates, including AIDS 2022 plenary speakers and IAS leaders
  • One-on-one career forum to discuss individual career pathways in the field of HIV
  • Networking with other young people living with HIV, young activists and young researchers.

For more information, please visit the frequently asked questions (FAQs) below.

Applications

Apply to become a Young Leader of AIDS 2022 through your conference profile.

Please note that only registered delegates aged 26 or under are eligible for the Young Leaders of AIDS 2022 Programme.

The deadline for applications is Monday, 16 May 2022, at 23:59 CET.

FAQs

The Young Leaders Programme is offered at the International AIDS Conference and IAS Conference on HIV Science to ensure that the voices of young people living with HIV, young activists and young researchers are heard at international meetings. In addition, the dedicated programme provides young people with opportunities to strengthen their research and advocacy skills to support capacity building.

Successful applicants will benefit from an exclusive four-day curriculum at AIDS 2022, which will include the following opportunities:

  • Meetings with leading scientists, researchers and advocates, including AIDS 2022 plenary speakers and IAS leaders
  • One-on-one career forum to discuss individual career pathways in the field of HIV
  • Networking with other young people living with HIV, young activists and young researchers
  • The Young Leaders of AIDS 2022 Programme is open to all registered delegates aged 26 or under at the time of the conference.
  • Young Leaders must have a good working knowledge of English.
  • Applicants will be selected based on the strength of their application while ensuring diversity of representation.

As for AIDS 2020, we aim to select 30-40 Young Leaders for AIDS 2022.

We tailor each programme to the needs of participants. Shortly after the selection process, Young Leaders will be invited to a workshop to discuss how we can best accommodate preferences in both the virtual and in-person environments.

Applications opened on Friday, 1 April 2022, and can be made through your conference profile.

To apply, please ensure that you complete and submit the online application form available through your conference profile no later than Monday, 16 May 2022, at 23:59 CET.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their submission by the end of May.

The Young Leaders of AIDS 2022 Programme is open to registered delegates only. Young Leaders are therefore expected to already be funding their own attendance of AIDS 2022 or be in receipt of a scholarship.

Please direct any inquiries not addressed in this FAQ to [email protected]