World AIDS Day 2020


The NIH theme for World AIDS Day 2020 is Science and Community: Working Together to Prepare for the Unexpected. The event will promote community engagement and emphasize the importance of building the capacity of current and future generations of HIV researchers and advocates. It will reflect on lessons learned from HIV that have prepared us to address unexpected events.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


NIH Videocast
The virtual event is FREE and open to the public.


World AIDS Day 2020 event – Science and Community: Working Together to Prepare for the Unexpected

Speaker Biographies:

Participant Biographies

Key Audiences:

  • NIH & HHS staff, fellows, contractors, interns, trainees/students
  • Researchers, medical practitioners
  • Community stakeholders/general public


During the World AIDS Day event, viewers are invited to submit questions to the panelists and speakers. Please e-mail your questions to All questions will be reviewed and answered during the event, if time permits.

This page last reviewed on November 24, 2020