Plenary Speakers

Confirmed Plenary Speakers

Plenary Panel – #MeToo movement, systems of power and sexual health and wellbeing: Broadening the #MeToo movement
Irin Carmon, New York Magazine & CNN Contributor, New York, USA
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Rebecca Thurston, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
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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
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Mathematical modelling, a luxury or a necessity in STD control?
Geoff Garnett
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, USA
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Understanding chlamydia pathogenesis
Kevin Hybiske
University of Washington, Seattle, USA
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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
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Revising STI treatment guidelines in times of rapidly evolving antimicrobial resistant STIs
Jørgen Jensen
Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Engaging indigenous communities in health programs
Charlotte Loppie
University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada
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Identification and management of complicated syphilis
Christina Marra
University of Washington, Seattle, USA
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Overview on the development of point-of-care tests for detection of antimicrobial resistance – challenges and opportunities
Johan Melendez
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
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Global health legacies, sustainable development goals, and implications for sexual & reproductive health
David Peters
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
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Priorities for research and programmes for trans communities
Tonia Poteat
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
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The role of genomics in the diagnosis and management of STI
Helena Seth-Smith
University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
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The global HIV response at 40
David Wilson
World Bank, Washington, DC, USA
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