AGENDA

LEARNING - Wednesday 5 May 2021
Session objectives: LEARNING for a LIFE Beyond HIV
Reflecting upon achievements to date, and learning from one another to understand the different challenges, barriers, and constraints we face collectively and individually in the fight against HIV
17:00–18:00
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Plenary session
The 2020s: A decade to live beyond HIV

As we look back on the work achieved so far and the progress we have made in improving the lives of people living with HIV, our Co-chairs Cristina Mussini, Susan Cole and Suzanne de Munnik look at the critical role doctors, nurses and patient advocates play in care and how we can work together to strive for a LIFE Beyond HIV.

Co-chairs:
Cristina Mussini, Suzanne de Munnik, Susan Cole
Plenary session
2021 and beyond: Setting our priorities to meet evolving needs

Dr Christoph Spinner examines the policies and strategies we need to be focusing on and deploying globally to achieve our goal of ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030. Critically, we will examine the barriers that are still in place and discuss potential solutions for overcoming them.

Presented by: Christoph Spinner
Plenary session
The world after COVID-19: How do we ensure no-one is left behind?

COVID-19 reshaped the world for all of us, especially people living with HIV. In this session Dr Sanjay Bhagani examines the global response to COVID-19 and the effect it has had on HIV services. Crucially, he and Cristina Mussini will discuss the issue of preparedness and how we can ensure that no-one gets left behind in future pandemics or other global catastrophes.

Presented by: Sanjay Bhagani, Cristina Mussini
Closing remarks

Summary of today’s topics and teaser for next session.

Presented by: Cristina Mussini
INNOVATION – Wednesday 12 May 2021
Session objectives: INNOVATION for a LIFE Beyond HIV
Looking at the progress achieved towards reducing gaps in the cascade of care, and exploring the innovative solutions that can take us ever closer to zero new HIV infections, zero AIDS-related deaths and the complete eradication of HIV stigma
17:00–18:00
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Plenary session
Introduction to today’s session objective
Presented by: Susan Cole
Plenary session
SPOTLIGHT on: Achieving LIFE-long good health

Dr Giovanni Guaraldi discusses the concept of lifelong good health for people living with HIV, and why living well and living strong should be a goal for all of us. Examining metrics of success to achieving good health and what strategies we can deploy to live long and healthy lives.

Presented by: Giovanni Guaraldi
panel discussion
Reflecting upon today for change tomorrow: Optimising multi-dimensional health for people living with HIV

This panel discussion examines the multitude of factors that constitute good health; issues like mental health and physical fitness and why these are important when discussing care. This session will not only discuss scientific concepts like central nervous system issues, but also look at psychological and psychosocial factors such as healthy relationships and why these are key in achieving lifelong good health.

Moderator: Susan Cole
Panellists: Ignacio Pérez-Valero, Oksana Panochenko, Tamás Bereczky
Closing remarks

Closing remarks and reminder of masterclass available next week.

Presented by: Susan Cole
INNOVATION – Wednesday 19 May 2021
Session objectives: INNOVATION for a LIFE Beyond HIV
Looking at the progress achieved towards reducing gaps in the cascade of care, and exploring the innovative solutions that can take us ever closer to zero new HIV infections, zero AIDS-related deaths and the complete eradication of HIV stigma
17:00–18:00
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Community and nurse masterclass
Optimising LIFE Beyond HIV: How do we eliminate recurrent stressors?

This masterclass will further discuss the multitude of factors that constitute good health. In this workshop we will examine cases where specific issues or comorbidities are negatively affecting patients’ lives, discuss strategies to help alleviate these issues and look at the best way to deploy these strategies in a number of settings.

Facilitator: Suzanne de Munnik
Presented by: Maria Jose Fuster, Michelle Croston
Closing remarks

Summary of masterclass and teaser for next session.

Presented by: Suzanne de Munnik
17:00–18:00
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Healthcare professional masterclass
Excellence in HIV treatment: Reflecting on treatment strategies for achieving viral suppression

In this masterclass session for HCPs only, we will examine the latest evidence for achieving durable viral suppression in patients. Concepts such as treatment forgiveness and virological resistance will be examined, and case studies will be shown on how to best manage regimen selection and how, why and when to switch patients.

Facilitator: Cristina Mussini
Presented by: Karine Lacombe, Hans-Jürgen Stellbrink
Closing remarks

Summary of masterclass and teaser for next session.

Presented by: Cristina Mussini
FELLOWSHIP – Wednesday 26 May 2021
Session objectives: FELLOWSHIP for a LIFE Beyond HIV
Providing education through collaboration to move further towards ending AIDS as a global public health threat, examining the specific groups in society that are disproportionately affected by HIV and exploring strategies to help them
17:00–18:00
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Plenary session
Introduction to today’s session objective
Presented by: Susan Cole
Plenary session
SPOTLIGHT on: Equality for women and girls with HIV

Women and girls living with HIV face several unique issues when it comes to accessing care and treatment. This session looks at these issues and discusses the tailored strategies needed for those that are disproportionately affected by HIV within specific communities.

Presented by: Marta Boffito
panel discussion
Voices of the communities: Practical solutions to stigma (BAME / transgender / MSM / migrants)

Depending on where you live and who you are, the stigma you face can drastically change. This panel brings together the perspectives of members of some communities that are disproportionately stigmatised: BAME individuals, transpeople, MSM living in Eastern Europe and migrants; and discusses the tailored strategies deployed within these communities to improve the lives of people living with HIV.

Moderator: Susan Cole
Panellists: Rebecca Mbewe, Paulie Calderon-Cifuentes, Ivan Dimov, Maryan Said
Closing remarks

Closing remarks and reminder of masterclass available next week

Presented by: Susan Cole
FELLOWSHIP – Wednesday 2 June 2021
Session objectives: FELLOWSHIP for a LIFE Beyond HIV
Providing education through collaboration to move further towards ending AIDS as a global public health threat, examining the specific groups in society that are disproportionately affected by HIV and exploring strategies to help them
17:00–18:00
BST
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Community and nurse masterclass
Optimising LIFE Beyond HIV: Communities and comorbidities

This masterclass session looks at community nursing interventions and how these can be used to improve the lives of patients and more effectively manage comorbidities. This workshop will examine both sides of the patient/nurse relationship, looking at how to get the most out of conversations had between nurses and patients and discuss how to improve the lives of people living with HIV.

Facilitator: Suzanne de Munnik
Presented by: Charlie Hughes, Catarina Esteves
Closing remarks

Summary of today’s topics and teaser for next session.

Presented by: Suzanne de Munnik
17:00–18:00
BST
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Healthcare professional masterclass
Excellence in HIV treatment: Achieving LIFE-long good health for all of our patients

In this masterclass for HCPs only, our panel of experts will discuss managing comorbidities, looking at specific case studies and how best to approach them. Issues such as chronic inflammation, mental health and multi-morbidity will be examined and the importance of using PROs as a clinical decision-making tool will be explained.

Facilitator: Cristina Mussini
Presented by: Giovanni Guaraldi, Sergio Serrano-Villar, Kees Brinkman
Closing remarks

Summary of today’s topics and teaser for next session.

Presented by: Cristina Mussini
EMPOWERMENT – Wednesday 9 June 2021
Session objectives: EMPOWERMENT for a LIFE Beyond HIV
Exploring a future where people living with HIV are empowered and enabled to live their best lives; examining some of the wider issues and their potential solutions in order to achieve lifelong good health
17:00-18:00
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Plenary session
Introduction to today’s session objective
Presented by: Susan Cole
Plenary session
SPOTLIGHT on: Stigma – matching perceptions to reality

Bruce Richman looks at the strategies for communicating about stigma in order to break through to a wider audience. Concepts like U=U and TasP are well known within the HIV community but there is still a lack of understanding in the wider community. Here we examine the data about what is working when fighting stigma, and how we can more effectively deploy strategies in the future.

Presented by: Bruce Richman
panel discussion
Combating HIV stigma: What works?

This session explores the different expressions of stigma, whether that be between individuals, at an institutional/structural level or even self-stigma and discusses how we can tackle stigma in several different settings. This will feature further examples of specific campaigns that were effective at fighting stigma and how these case studies can be used more widely.

Moderator: Susan Cole
Panellists: Shaun Watson, Bruce Richman, Arda Karapinar, Ferenc Bagyinszky
Closing remarks

Closing and reminder of final session available next week.

Presented by: Susan Cole
EMPOWERMENT – Wednesday 16 June 2021
Session objectives: EMPOWERMENT for a LIFE Beyond HIV
Exploring a future where people living with HIV are empowered and enabled to live their best lives; examining some of the wider issues and their potential solutions in order to achieve lifelong good health
17:00–18:05
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Plenary session
Introduction to final session

In this session our Co-chairs will discuss the concept of patient reported outcomes, why they are important, and how to use them to get the most out of all interactions with people living with HIV.

Co-chairs: Cristina Mussini, Suzanne de Munnik, Susan Cole
INTERVIEW
Tackling stigma and optimising mental health

In this final session, Gareth Thomas CBE and Matthew Hodson discuss their experiences of living with HIV, touching on topics such as stigma and mental health. They look at the barriers in place when it comes to fighting stigma, the misinformation present in society at large and how we can set a call to action in order to stamp out stigma.

Presented by: Matthew Hodson, Gareth Thomas CBE
Closing remarks
Presented by: Cristina Mussini, Gilead representative