2017 National CFAR Meeting in Washington, DC


Conducting HIV Research in Partnership with Government and Community

The DC CFAR was pleased to host the 2017 National CFAR Meeting in Washington, DC on November 1-3, 2017.  This meeting brought together the leadership of and investigators from the 19 NIH-funded Centers for AIDS Research from across the country for a series of scientific and administrative meetings. The theme of this year’s meeting was Conducting HIV Research in Partnership with Government and Community with a focus on the research response to the domestic HIV epidemic.

It was our pleasure to welcome the CFAR leadership and members, our numerous government and community partners, the NIH co-funding and participating Institutes and Centers, and HIV organizations in the DC area, to participate in the Scientific Symposium on Thursday, November 2, 2017.  In addition, there were a variety of focused scientific, administrative and community meetings planned. Please see the left sidebar navigation for all meeting information. Below is a schedule at a glance of key meeting events. 

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Schedule of Events 

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

8:00-5:00 pm

National CFAR CAB Coalition (NCCC) Meeting Day 1

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

8:00-4:30 pm        

National CFAR CAB Coalition Meeting Day 2

8:00-3:00 pm

CFAR Administrators’ Meeting

5:00-8:00 pm

Antiretrovirals for Prevention Working Group

5:00-6:00 pm

HIV and Aging Working Group

6:00-7:00 pm

CFAR Faith and Spirituality Research Collaborative Meeting (CFSRC)

Thursday, November 2, 2017

8:00-4:30 pm          

CFAR Scientific Symposium at the National Academy of Sciences

6:30-9:30 pm

Early Stage Investigator ePoster Session and CFAR Leadership Dinner (Invitation Only)

Friday, November 3, 2017

7:00-8:00 am           

Sub-Saharan Africa Working Group Meeting

8:00-4:00 pm

CFAR Directors’ Meeting

8:00-3:30 pm 

Early Stage Investigator Mentoring Workshop

12:00-1:00 pm 

Creative and Novel Ideas in HIV Research (CNIHR) Working Group Meeting


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Support for the CFAR Program is provided by NIH Co-Funding and Participating Institutes and Centers: NIAID, NCI, NICHD, NIDCR, NHLBI, NIDA, NIMH, NIA, NIDDK, NIGMS, NIMHD, FIC, and OAR.