• Workshop Secretariat:

    Southern African HIV Clinicians Society

    Telephone: +27 11 728 7365

    Email: fiona@sahivcs.org


Individuals interested in attending the 29th International HIV Drug Resistance and Treatment Strategies Workshop are encouraged to submit an abstract application prior to the deadline of Friday, 18 June 2021. An online abstract application link is available on this Workshop website (click here).

All abstract applications will be acknowledged, but this acknowledgment does not represent a confirmation of acceptance. Applications sent via e-mail cannot be accepted. Abstract authors will be notified on 28 June 2021 of the status of their submission.

The Workshop is the premier forum addressing the growing challenge of resistance to antiretrovirals, especially in low and middle income countries (LMIC). Leading laboratory scientists, clinical investigators, epidemiologists, programme directors and other stakeholders will present and discuss the latest findings on HIV drug resistance and its implications particularly for LMIC.

The Workshop programme will consist of invited plenary presentations and abstract-driven sessions.


The Workshop will be conducted online. An access link to the conference will be shared with registered participants in the lead-up to the meeting. The links will be unique to each delegate and cannot be shared or used by multiple parties.

We encourage you to treat this virtual conference as you would an in-person conference. Prioritize the time to be truly present in the experience, engage with the sessions and presenters, and use the chat and other networking tools to connect with other attendees.


A limited number of scholarships are available for individuals who are submitting an abstract to the International Workshop on HIV Drug Resistance and Treatment Strategies and who also qualify for one (or more) of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Selected individuals from LMIC
  • Young scientists, age limit of 35 for eligibility
  • Community representatives

Process to apply for scholarship:

  • You must provide a letter from your mentor/supervisor indicating your need for a scholarship
  • This information must be emailed to fiona@sahivcs.org
  • The closing date for scholarship applications is Monday, 12 July 2021


The Workshop will be conducted in English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.


Central European Time (GMT+2 hours)