IDWeek 2012: Key Information for Attendees

Click here for information about registration, scheduled events and speakers, and more at IDWeek 2012.

IDWeek 2012: Key Information for Attendees

IDWeek™ is a joint meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS).

WHEN: October 17-21, 2012

WHERE: San Diego, CA

This year’s conference will be held at the San Diego Convention Center. However, “some sessions as well as affiliated events will be held in nearby hotels including the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina and the Hilton San Diego Bayfront.”

To access the main IDWeek 2012 conference website, click here.

To register online, download a registration form, and learn more about pricing, click here.

Download the IDWeek 2012 conference program for complete details about this year’s meeting, which will “feature the latest science and bench-to-bedside approaches in prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and epidemiology of infectious diseases, including HIV, across all ages and locations.”

The IDWeek 2012 schedule of satellite symposia and affiliated events includes times and dates, CME information, and more.

Keynote speakers at IDWeek 2012 will include:

Martin J. Blaser, MD, FIDSA, chair of the Department of Medicine, Frederick H. King Professor of Internal Medicine, and professor of microbiology at NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Blaser will discuss “The Menace of Antibiotics” during a special opening plenary session, Wednesday, October 17, 4:00-6:00pm.

Robert Massie, M DIV, DBA, JFK School of Government, Harvard University, and president of the New Economics Institute, will discuss “A Song in the Night: Reflections on Surviving Hemophilia, HIV, and Hepatitis C,” his memoir that “recounts his experiences with classical hemophilia, HIV, and hepatitis C.” Massie will speak during a special opening plenary session, Wednesday, October 17, 4:00-6:00pm.

For the complete schedule of plenary speakers and lecturers, click here.

Other information for attendees:

The IDWeek 2012 Schedule At-a-Glance

Exhibit Hall hours and information

The IDWeek Interactive Program Planner allows you to “browse or search for sessions, speakers, and individual presentation topics scheduled for this meeting.”

Download the IDWeek 2012 app for the iPhone and iPad, as well as Android phones and devices.