2024 HIV Education Summit

Event Details

Event Date

Event Date: Thursday, June 27, 2024

Event Time

Event Time: 8:30 AM - to 3:00 PM

Event Description

Keep Going, Keep Moving, A Cure is in Sight

Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Topics of discussion will include:

  • HIV & Aging
  • Faith Community and HIV/AIDS
  • Cure Research
  • Behavioral Health
Workshop 1 – 10:45am- 12pm

BEAT-HIV and CRISPR for Cure – Philadelphia is Moving toward a Cure for HIV


Luis J. Montaner, DVM, DPhil – Herbert Kean, MD Family Professor, The Wistar Institute

Ilker K. Sariyer, DVM, PhD – Associate Professor, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University

Pablo Tebas, MD – Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Workshop 2 – 10:45am- 12pm

Redefining Longevity: HIV and Aging Conversations


Jeffery Haskins


Deacon Vernon Wright 

Waheedah El-Shabazz

Steven Johnson

Teresa Sullivan

Dr. Kostman

Workshop 3 – 12:15pm- 1:30pm

How Are You Doing? A Guide to Self-Care and Resilience for Caregivers

This training session is designed specifically for caregivers, professionals, and administrators experiencing burnout and compassion fatigue. This session aims to equip participants with essential skills and knowledge to manage stress and maintain resilience in high-demand roles


Armina Domingue, LMSW 

  • To provide strategies for identifying and managing symptoms of burnout and compassion fatigue.
  • To introduce participants to the principles of trauma-informed care.
  • To enhance participant skills in reflective practices and peer support.

Target Audience: This training is ideal for healthcare professionals, educators, social workers, and administrators who regularly face high-stress environments.

Expected Outcomes: Participants will leave the session with a better understanding of how to recognize and combat burnout, apply trauma-informed care techniques, and utilize community support effectively.

Workshop 4 – 12:15pm-1:30pm

AIDS Ministry is God’s Ministry: Best Practices From Houses of Faith


Rev. Dr. Quintin L. Robertson 


Carlos Carter 

Deacon Vernon Wright

Bishop Lloyd Cartwright

Bishop Ernest McNear 

Rev. Dr. Calenthia Dowdy 

Waheedah Shabazz- El 

Location Details

Pennsylvania Convention Center

Address for Pennsylvania Convention Center

13th and Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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