Plenary Speakers

Confirmed Plenary Speakers

Global Trends in HIV in the Era of Combination Prevention – What Progress Have We Made Towards Elimination?
Wafaa El-Sadr
Columbia University, New York, USA

Mathematical Modelling, a Luxury or a Necessity in STD Control?
Geoff Garnett
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, USA

Understanding Chlamydia Pathogenesis
Kevin Hybiske
University of Washington, Seattle, USA

The Role of Key Population-led Health Services in Addressing the Challenge of STI and HIV
Rena Janamnuaysook
The Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Center, Bangkok, Thailand

Revising STI Treatment Guidelines in Times of Rapidly Evolving Antimicrobial Resistant STIs
Jørgen Jensen
Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark

Engaging Indigenous Communities in Health Programs
Charlotte Loppie
University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada

Identification and Management of Complicated Syphilis
Christina Marra
University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Development of Point-of Care Tests for Detecting Anti-microbial Resistance
Johan Melendez
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

Sustainable Development Goals, Global Health, and Sexual & Reproductive Health Programs: Diverging or Converging Roads, and Does it Matter?
David Peters
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

Priorities for Research and Programmes for Trans Communities
Tonia Poteat
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

The Role of Genomics in the Diagnosis and Management of STIs
Helena Seth-Smith
University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland

The Ups and Downs of HIV and STI Control: Lessons from the Last 4 Decades
David Wilson
World Bank, USA

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