International AIDS Society

Track Categories

The track category is the heading under which your abstract will be reviewed and later published in the conference printed matters if accepted. During the submission process, you will be asked to select one track category for your abstract.

Track A – Basic and Translational Research
  • HIV Evolution
  • HIV Pathogenesis / Immune Function and Dysfunction
  • Basic Retrovirology
  • HIV Pathogenesis / Latency and Viral Reservoirs
  • Host Genetics
  • Transmission and Early Infection
  • Novel Treatment and Prevention Strategies
  • Vaccine Development
  • Pathogenesis of Opportunistic and Co-Infections
  • Diagnostic Tools for Immunological and Virological Monitoring of HIV Infection
  • Animal Models
Full Track A category list

Track B – Clinical Research
  • Course of HIV Disease
  • Diagnostic and Monitoring Tools
  • Opportunistic Infections, Co-infections, Co-morbidities and their Treatment
  • Antiretroviral Therapies
  • Other Strategies and Therapies (non-ART)
  • Linkage and Retention in Care
  • Specific Issues Related to HIV Infection in Women
  • Specific Issues Related to HIV Infection in Children and Adolescents
  • Care of Key Populations
Full Track B category list

Track C – Epidemiology and Prevention Research

  • Epidemiology of HIV
  • Methodological Issues and Capacity-Building
  • HIV Surveillance, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Population-Specific HIV Prevention
  • Approaches and Tools for HIV Prevention
Full Track C category list

Track D – Social and Political Research, Law, Policy and Human Rights
  • Social Science Theories, Methods and Social Production of Knowledge
  • Living with HIV and AIDS
  • Social and Structural Drivers and Contexts
  • Key Affected and Marginalized Populations
  • Sexuality, Gender, Relationships and Sexual Cultures
  • Sex Work: Behavioural, Social and Cultural Issues and Contexts
  • Substance Use: Behavioural, Social and Cultural Aspects
  • Stigma, Discrimination and Legal Contexts
  • Ethics and Human Rights
  • Interventions: Behavioural, Social and Structural Aspects and Approaches
  • Policy Development, Implementation and Analysis/Evaluation
Full Track D category list

Track E – Implementation Research, Economics, Systems and Synergies with other Health and Development Sectors
  • Scale up and Sustainability of HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment Programmes
  • Integration of HIV Prevention, Treatment and Care with other Health and Development Programmes
  • Impact of HIV Programmes on Broader Health and Development
  • Key Populations
  • Country Ownership and Sustainability
  • Cost-effectiveness and Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Financing Models and Funding
  • Role and Effectiveness of Community Structures and Participation-Led Approaches
  • HIV Prevention, Treatment and Care in Challenging Settings such as Conflict or Extremely Limited Resources
  • Global Health Systems, Agents and Norms
  • HIV Human Resources
  • Methods and Theories of Implementation Research
  • Data Systems
Full Track E category list