Wednesday, Nov. 20

Thursday, Nov. 21

Friday, Nov. 22

Saturday, Nov. 23


8:00 am - 3:30 pm


8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Exhibits (8 am - 1 pm)

10:30 am - 3:00 pm


8:45 am - 10:15 am


PrEP and Treatment as Prevention

Myron Cohen, MD

8:45 am - 10:15 am

Invited Speakers

Managing HIV Comorbidities and Advanced Nursing Practice - Hermeyone Wilson, MS, FNP-C, AACRN

Let's Meet in the Middle: Ensuring Optimal Engagement and Retention for HIV Infected Adolescents - Lisa Hightow-Weidman, MD

Researcher of the Year

JANAC Article of the Year

Concurrent Abstract Sessions

10:30 am - 12:00noon

Invited Speakers

STI Update - Kimberly A. Workowski, MD

A Biopsychosocial Overview of Aging with HIV:  What to Expect? - David E. Vance, PhD, MGS

HIV & Corrrections - Laurie C. Reid, RN, MS

Concurrent Abstract Sessions


10:15 am - 10:45 am


Complimentary Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall

12:00 noon - 1:45 pm

Exhibits Open

Complimentary Luncheon in Exhibit Hall

Poster Reception

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

Invited Speakers

HIV & Transgender Care - Tonia Poteat, PhD, MPH, MMSc, PA-C

HIV & Homelessness: Overview and observations from a Large Southeastern US HIV Clinic - Robertson Nash, MBA, MSN, ACNP, BC, NP

Concurrent Abstract Sessions

10:00 am - 3:00 pm


New Attendee Session

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

Invited Speakers

Recognizing, Working Up, and Treating Kidney Disease in the Setting of HIV - Lynda Szczech, MD

Oral Health & HIV - David Reznick, DDS

What is this thing called the Patient Centered Medical Home? - Andrea Norberg, MS, RN

Concurrent Abstract Sessions

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Featured Luncheon Speaker & Panel


Deborah Parham Hopson, PhD, MSPH, RN, RADM, USPHS

HIV/AIDS Policy & the Future of HIV Care in the U.S.

1:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Health Informatics & Mobile Health:  Leveraging Novel Technologies for HIV Prevention and Care

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Annual Business Meeting

2:45 pm - 4:15 pm


Global Epidemic Among MSM and Key Populations

Chris Beyrer, MD, MPH

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm


Barbara Blake, 2013 Conference Chair

Suzanne Willard, Incoming ANAC President

Sheldon Fields, 2014 Conference Chair

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

JANAC Workshop

JANAC Writers Workshop

Lucy Bradley-Springer, PhD, RN, ACRN, FAAN

Carol (Pat) Patsdaughter, PhD, RN, ACRN

Kristie Overstreet, BA

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Barbara Blake, 2013 Conference Chair

Robert Carroll, ANAC President

Keynote Address

A New Call for Reforming Practice:  Transforming HIV Care in the Age of Reform

Dr. Tim Porter-O'Grady, DM, EdD, ScD(h), APRN, FAAN, FACCWS


5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Celebration of Life

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Research Workshop

Designing Randomized Controlled Clinical Trials to Test Nursing Interventions

Marcia McDonnell Holstad, DSN, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Awards Dinner & Ceremony

7:30 pm - 11:00 pm



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