3rd National Conference for People Living with HIV (Positive Now)

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Ashling Hotel

10 -13 Parkgate St.

Dublin 7

D08 P38N Dublin

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The 3rd National Conference for People Living with HIV is hosted by Positive Now and supported by HIV Ireland.

The goal of this conference is to bring together a community of people living with HIV to inspire, motivate, and create a strong sense of solidarity.

Please Note: This event is only for people living with HIV. There will be a pre-conference social event for all conference attendees the evening before (Friday, January 31st) in the LIffey Suite (1st Floor) of the Ashling Hotel from 7:00pm - 9:00pm. There will also be a sitdown meal for attendees at lunch time on Saturday, Feb 1st, with choices from the hotel carvery.


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8:30am – 9:30am Registration/Tea and Coffee

9:30am – 9:45am Welcome/Opening Remarks Lysander Preston, Co-ordinator of Positive Now

9:45am – 10:00am Ann Piercy, GOSHH Social Inclusion and Support for Migrants Living with HIV In Ireland

10:00am – 10:15am Tom Strong, Maynooth University What HIV Activism Means Today: A Perspective on ACT UP Dublin

10:15am – 10:30am Mark Costello, UISCE Historical and Current Issues for Drug Users Living with HIV

10:30am – 10:45am Ellie Marley, PhD Candidate, Dublin City University University An Exploration into how Shame Features in the Narratives of Women Living with HIV: Preliminary Insights

10:45am – 11:00am Sinead Fitzpatrick, Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Equality Protection for People Living with HIV

11:00am – 11:30am Tea and Coffee Break

11:30am – 12:00pm Shaun Mellors, ViiV Healthcare (Positive Action) Say What? Community Empowerment! Does it Really Matter? For Who, for What?

12:00pm – 12:30pm Panel Discussion with Speakers (Q and A’s)

12:30pm – 1:00pm Closing Remarks and a short community exercise

1:00pm – 3:30pm Lunch




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Ashling Hotel

10 -13 Parkgate St.

Dublin 7

D08 P38N Dublin

Ireland

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