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CROI 2023

The annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) took place from February 19 through February 22 in Seattle, Washington. This was the first in-person CROI since 2019, but also included the virtual component honed during COVID, with 3,000+ individuals registered to participate in-person and 500+ online.

Below are highlights from the conference:

Follow Along

Conference coverage was available via aidsmap, AVAC on Twitter at @hivpxresearch and the conference hashtag #CROI2023. Conference press conferences are posted here.

Preview CROI

The Choice Agenda hosted the webinar, Ready, Set, CROI 2023: Prepare for the 30th Year of CROI on February 13. Researchers previewed the program, veteran CROI advocates offered tips for navigating the conference, and researcher, Victoria Walker-Sperling broke down key features for lay audiences on understanding scientific presentations. Watch the full recording here.

Margarita Breakfast Club

AVAC, the CROI Community Liaison Subcommittees, European AIDS Treatment Group, and other partners hosted virtual Margarita Breakfast Clubs (MBCs) open to all.

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Monday, February 20
Arrested Development: Discontinuation of the MOSAICO Trial, its Legacy and Expectations for HIV Vaccine Research
Recording / Slides / Summary

Tuesday, February 21
Moving Forward: Upcoming Strategies on STI Prevention
Recording / Slides / Summary

Wednesday, February 22
The Data Gap: Filling in the Missing Perspectives on Women and Children in HIV Research
Recording / Resources / Summary

CROI Round-up

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