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October 26 & 27, 2022 - SC HIV, STD & Viral Hepatitis Conference

Upcoming Deadlines
Exhibit Applications Due - September 6, 2022
Student Scholarship Applications - September 8, 2022
Early Registration - August 26, 2022
Regular Registration - September 16, 2022
Student Registration - September 16, 2022

 
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October 26 & 27, 2022

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Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

 
About

The South Carolina HIV, STD and Viral Hepatitis Conference is designed for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, other clinicians, HIV/STD/Viral Hepatitis educators, social workers, case managers, public health professionals, pharmacists, other service providers, teachers, students, people living with HIV and other interested community members. Our mission for this interdisciplinary conference is to provide opportunities for professionals and community members to engage in dialogue and share past successes, discuss current best practices and interventions, as well as address emerging issues and trends. 

2022 Keynote SPEAkers
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Demetre Daskalakis, MD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Division of HIV Prevention

Dafina Ward, J.D.
Southern AIDS Coalition (SAC) - Executive Director

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Larry Walker
Transforming HIV Resentments into Victories Everlasting Support Services (THRIVE SS Inc)

 
Exhibitors/Sponsors

The Conference Planning Committee invites you to take advantage of this superb opportunity to market your products and services to our targeted audience by becoming a conference sponsor and/or exhibitor. The conference will provide your organization with an excellent venue to educate and reach many of South Carolina’s front-line workers, program managers and clients. With nationally recognized keynote speakers, expert concurrent session presenters and valuable topics, we are anticipating more than 500 participants from a variety of agencies, organizations, institutions, and clinical settings. The primary audience includes nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, other clinicians, HIV/STD/Viral Hepatitis educators, social workers, other health professionals, case managers, service providers, teachers, students, people living with HIV and other interested community members. Thousands of people receive services annually by our conference attendees making our conference one of the most effective ways to reach and impact those infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS, STD and Viral Hepatitis. For sponsorship/exhibitor opportunities please go to http://www.midcarolinaahec.org/2022-annual-sc-hiv-std-conference or click on the button below to learn more, see our 2021 exhibitors and sponsors, and download the application. 

 
 
Call for Presentations

Our "Call for Presentations" is now closed, but our "Call for Research Platform Presentations" is now open! Click below to learn more!

Registration & SCHOLARSHIPS

Twelve 1-day scholarships are being offered to students enrolled in public health-related programs (health sciences, medicine, social work, pharmacy, etc.) in South Carolina colleges and universities. Each scholarship will cover registration for one-day of the conference including breakfast and lunch. Scholarship recipients may choose which day to attend. Students will be responsible for any travel and hotel accommodations. All scholarship applications are due September 8, 2022

Registration is now open! Click HERE to download the registration brochure.

 
 
Special Events

Please check here for special events in Fall 2022.

 
2022 Conference Program

Click HERE to see our previous sessions for 2021.

Wednesday, Oct 26

Thursday, Oct 27


8:00-8:50am

9:00-10:10am


10:10-10:30am



10:40-11:40am

11:50-12:50pm

12:50pm

1:30-2:30pm

2:40-3:40pm

3:50-4:50pm

 

Reg/Breakfast/Visit Exhibits/Vaccinations

Welcome/Keynote

Break/Visit Exhibits/Vaccinations


Concurrent Sessions Wed-A

Concurrent Sessions Wed-B


Doors Open for Lunch

Keynote

Concurrent Sessions Wed-C

Concurrent Sessions Wed-D

 

8:00-8:50am

 

9:00-10:10am

 

 

10:10-10:30am

 

 

10:40-11:40am

 

11:50-12:50pm

 

12:50pm

 

1:30-2:30pm

 

2:40-3:45pm

Reg/Breakfast/Visit Exhibits/Vaccinations

Welcome/Keynote

Break/Visit Exhibits/Vaccinations


Concurrent Sessions Th-A

Concurrent Sessions Th-B

Doors Open for Lunch

Keynote 

Closing Remarks

The SC HIV, STD and Viral Hepatitis Conference Committee is committed to making the conference fully accessible for all attendees. If you require assistance to fully participate in the conference, please contact Pam Harper, Conference Registrar, at pharper@comporium.net or (803) 286-4121.

 
CEU

CEUs will be offered for the 2022 conference through Mid-Carolina AHEC. For more information regarding the number and types of credits that will be available, click here.

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Venue and hotel

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
Centrally located in South Carolina’s historic state capital, the convention center is in the middle of an exciting urban scene that includes open-air cafes, deluxe accommodations, live music, exciting sports venues, and concert tours.

 

With our temperate seasons, Columbia offers attendees a perfect year-round business and social climate with a wide variety of world-class cultural and natural attractions. We’re also only minutes away from the airport and interstates, giving you access to anywhere you need to be.

Address:

1101 Lincoln Street
Columbia, SC 29201
803-545-0001 or 800-264-4884

A COVID-19 update from CMCC: We are so thankful for the technology of virtual meetings and that will continue to play an important role in the landscape of meetings moving forward, but nothing compares with the real connections and engagement of gathering face to face. With experience hosting events in this new normal since June 2020, you can rest assured that our staff has had safety as a top priority since reopening our doors. 

 

Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC 630 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201

(803) 799-7800

Room Rate: $112.00* per night.

Reservation Deadline: September 27, 2022

Book your group rate for SC HIV, STD and Viral Hepatitis Annual Conference

Cambria Hotel Columbia Downtown the Vista

1000 Lady Street, Columbia, SC 29201

(803) 728-3355

Room Rate: $112.00* per night.

Reservation Deadline: September 15, 2022

Book your group rate for SC HIV, STD and Viral Hepatitis Annual Conference

Springhill Suites Marriott Columbia Downtown/The Vista

511 Lady Street, Columbia, SC 29201

(803) 978-2333

Room Rate: $112.00* per night.

Reservation Deadline: September 27, 2022

Book your group rate for SC HIV, STD and Viral Hepatitis Annual Conference

*Limited number of rooms are available at this rate. Rates are subject to room, local area, and hospitality taxes and may be approximately 14%. Standard Parking Fees apply and may be approximately $22.00/ night.