DC Developmental Center for AIDS Research 


Monday November 19, 2012 at 8:00 AM EST
Tuesday November 20, 2012 at 3:30 PM EST

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Marvin Center, Continental Ballroom 
George Washington University
800 21st Street, N.W.
Washington, DC, DC 20052

Driving Directions 

Lodging and Accomodations

A block of rooms is reserved at The George Washington University Inn, located at 824 New Hampshire Ave, NW, for Sunday, November 18 and Monday, November 19.  The Inn is within walking distance of the Marvin Center.

The GWU Inn Contact Information 1-800-426-4455                                                

Area Restaurants

For a list of area restaurants within walking distance of The George Washington University Inn and the Marvin Center, click here.


First National CFAR/APC ECHPP Conference November 19-20, 2012

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Registration Deadline: Friday, September 28, 2012

Conference Goals

  • To review the progress of the NIH-supported CFAR/APC ECHPP research projects
  • To expand the CFAR/ APC ECHPP Working Group to include other CFARs and APCs that collaborate with their local DOHs
  • To discuss next steps for the CFAR/ APC ECHPP initiative

Proposed Conference Agenda

Day 1

800 -830         Continental Breakfast

830-845           Welcome

845-900           Purpose of Meeting and Review of Agenda – DC D-CFAR

900-1000         Opening Plenary Session - The NHAS and the ECHPP Initiative                                                                                    US Government Perspectives – ONAP, HHS, CDC, NIAID, NIMH 

1000-1030       Coffee Break

                           Scientific Sessions - Presentations on ECHPP-1 and ECHPP-2 Projects

1030-1230       CFAR, APC and DOH Reports from the West and Midwest - SF, LA, Chicago

1230-115          Lunch

115-245           CFAR and DOH Reports from the South – Houston, Atlanta, Miami

245-315           Coffee Break

315-500           CFAR, APC and DOH Reports from the Northeast – NYC, Philadelphia, DC

500-600           Brief Closing Remarks and Social Reception

Day 2

800-830           Continental Breakfast

830-845           Review of Day 2 Agenda - DC D-CFAR

845-1030         Plenary Session – History and Focus of Other CFAR/APC DOH Collaborations

1030-1100       Coffee Break

1100-1230       Break Out Sessions - Lessons Learned from CFAR/APC ECHPP Cascade-Related Research                            and Next Steps                 

-HIV-testing in clinical and non-clinical settings (ECHPP 1 and 2)
-Linkage to HIV care, treatment and prevention (ECHPP 6)                                                             -Retention and re-engagement in care (ECHPP 7)
-Adherence to antiretroviral medicines (ECHPP 9)  

1230-115         Lunch

115-245           Break Out Session Reports

245-330           Closing Session Panel Discussion: US Government Perspectives on CFAR/APC ECHPP                                     Initiative - DAIDS, NIMH, CDC, HHS, DC D-CFAR

330                    Adjourn