Program

Thursday 31st March

08:30 AM
Registration
09:15 AM
Welcome to Country
Speaker(s):
Aunty Maxine Ryan, La Perouse Local Aboriginal Land Council
Location:
Theatre A
09:20 AM
Conference Welcome
Chair:
Professor Eileen Baldry, Interim Dean, UNSW Arts & Social Sciences
Location:
Theatre A
09:30 AM
Chair:
Professor John De Wit, Centre for Social Research in Health
Speaker(s):
Dr Jo Neale, King's College London and Professor Victor Minichiello, La Trobe University, with response commentary from Cameron Cox, ACON and Angella Duvnjak, AIVL
Location:
Theatre A
10:45 AM
Morning Tea
11:15 AM
Contributed Papers
Living with HIV
Chair:
Paul Kidd, Victorian HIV Legal Working Group
Location:
Theatre B
Losing part of me
Denise Cummins, Donna Waters, Christina Aggar, David Crawford, Catherine C O'Connor
Changes in the sexual behaviour of recently HIV-diagnosed men following diagnosis
Ian Down, Garrett Prestage, Graham Brown, Jeanne Ellard, Kathy Triffitt
Drugs: Experiences of drug use, prevention and treatment across different populations
Chair:
Angella Duvnjak, AIVL
Location:
Theatre C
Harm reduction in process: The ACON Rovers, GHB, and the art of paying attention
Kane Race, Davi Martinelli, Dermott Ryan, Johann Kolstee
At what age do gay men commence using drugs?
Mo Hammoud, Garrett Prestage, Louisa Degenhardt, Toby Lea, Fengyi Jin
Using implicit associations to assess drug use trajectories of young people
Robyn Horwitz, Loren Brener, Bill von Hippel, Courtney von Hippel
Living with Hepatitis
Chair:
Brent Mackie & Limin Mao
Speaker(s):
Mark Ferson, Denton Callander, David Templeton, James Gray, Jeffrey Dabbhadataa, Shih-Chi Kao,
Location:
Seminar Room 2
This symposium will showcase a number of initiatives, both developed and implemented by STIGMA, where policy changes, research updates and program deliveries have been constantly guided by each other.
01:00 PM
Lunch
01:45 PM
Contributed Papers
Contemporary Issues in Sex Work
HIV Treatment: Issues in uptake and adherence
Chair:
Sean Slavin, AFAO
Location:
Theatre C
Parameters associated with adherence to antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected Australian adults: The PAART Study
Krista J Siefried, Limin Mao, Stephen Kerr, Thomas Gates, Lucette Cysique, John deWit, Andrew Carr
To be on antiretroviral treatment (ART) or not: What contributes to differences in ART uptake patterns?
Limin Mao, John de Wit, Philippe Adam, Aaron Cogle, Sean Slavin, Jeffrey Post, Edwina Wright, Michael Kidd
Chair:
Daniel Madeddu, Director, Population Health Programs, Centre for Population Health, NSW Ministry of Health
Speaker(s):
Martin Holt, Asha Persson, Kane Race, Darryl O’Donnell
Location:
Seminar Room 2
03:00 PM
Afternoon Tea with Ian Jacobs, Vice-Chancellor of UNSW
03:30 PM
Contributed Papers
Law and Policy: HIV
Chair:
Brent Allan, Living Positive Victoria
Location:
Theatre C
Policing the margins: HIV, crime and stigma
Lucy Stackpool-Moore, Paul Kidd, Brent Allan, Heath Paynter, Simon Ruth
Speaker(s):
Asha Persson, Christy Newman, Jake Rance, Carla Treloar
Location:
Seminar Room 2
04:45 PM
Break
05:00 PM
Chair:
Dr Rob Wilkins, International Consortium on Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) Alliance Relationship Lead, Agency for Clinical Innovation
Speaker(s):
Jo Neale, Kings College London; Mary Harrod, NUAA; Jennifer Holmes, SESLHD; Suzie Hudson, NADA
Location:
Colombo Theatre A

Friday 1st April

08:30 AM
Registration
09:15 AM
Speaker(s):
Kath Albury, Leah McLeod, Lana Sandas, Phillip Sariago, Tobin Saunders, Gracelyn Smallwood
Location:
Theatre A
10:45 AM
Morning Tea
11:15 AM
Contributed Papers
Chair:
Gracelyn Smallwood, James Cook University
Speaker(s):
Marlene Kong, The Kirby Institute: Natalie Beckett, Illawarra LHD & South Coast AMS; Nathanael Curtis, South Coast Aboriginal Medical Service; Dolie Ufi, Thrawal AMS; Steven Morgan, ACON
Location:
Serminar Room 2
01:00 PM
Lunch
02:00 PM
Contributed Papers
Communities and Leadership
Chair:
Stuart Loveday, Hepatitis NSW
Location:
Theatre B
Understanding the ‘community’ in community engagement: What does the research tell us?
Jayne Lucke, Graham Brown, Marina Carman, Anthony Lyons, Jennifer Power, Roslyn Le, Jack Wallace
How can we meaningfully embed and enhance peer leadership in Australia’s response to HIV and hepatitis C?
Graham Brown, Daniel Reeders, Annie Madden, Rob Lake, Aaron Cogle, Janelle Fawkes
Does a partnership investment in PLHIV leadership enhance meaningful engagement with PLHIV in the HIV sector?
Brent Allan, Graham Brown, Aaron Cogle, Daniel Reeders, James Gray, Rob Lake, Simon O'Connor, Simon Ruth, John De Witt
HIV: Emerging strategies in prevention among MSM
Chair:
Limin Mao, CSRH
Location:
Seminar Room 1
Strategies to prevent HIV transmission among Australian gay male serodiscordant couples
Benjamin Bavinton, Garrett Prestage, Iryna Zablotska, Fengyi Jin, Andrew Grulich
Acting on the desire to bareback among ‘bottoms’
Garrett Prestage, Iryna Zablotska, Feng Jin
Online preferences about sex with HIV-positive partners
Garrett Prestage, Iryna Zablotska, Feng Jin
03:45 PM
Drinks reception celebrating 25 years of CSRH