For Immediate Release
July 04, 2014
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Katie Smith
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(BPRW) July 11 Web Briefing for Media: Key Stories Ahead of the 2014 International AIDS Conference

(BLACK PR WIRE) – On July 11 from 12:00 p.m. ET to 1:00 p.m. ET, the Kaiser Family Foundation will hold an interactive web briefing exclusively for journalists to discuss key issues expected to arise during the upcoming International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia from July 20-July 25. 

What are the top questions to be discussed at the conference? What are the latest scientific advancements in AIDS response? What are the biggest challenges that remain to achieve the goal of an end to AIDS? 

Chris Beyrer, president-elect of the International AIDS Society; Tony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; and Jen Kates, Kaiser Family Foundation vice president and director of global health and HIV policywill provide insights on the issues to be discussed during the conference. Penny Duckham, executive director of the Foundation’s Media Fellowships Program, will moderate, and the majority of the web briefing will be devoted to a question-and-answer session with journalists. 

The web briefing is designed both for journalists who plan to attend the conference and those who will report on it remotely. Media can register for the web briefing by clicking here. Shortly after registering, each participant will receive a confirmation email that contains information about how to join the web briefing. If you are unable to attend the web briefing, but would like to receive future updates, please email your name and organization affiliation to

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.