Tuesday, 15 November 2011 13:30

Information Update

PROGRAM
 AT 
A 
GLANCE

Pre-­Conference 
Activities

Dec 
1st World
 AIDS 
Day
Dec
 1st 
&
 2nd 



























Youth
 Pre‐Conference 
Program
Dec 
1st 
& 
2nd Pan‐African 
Christians 
AIDS
Dec
 1st , 2nd
 &
 3rd 





















Pre‐Conference
 on 
HIV 
& 
Aging
Dec
 3rd FBO’s 
Pre‐Conference
Dec
 3rd Youth
 Rally





































Satellite 
Sessions

There
 will
 be 
approximately 
50 
Satellite 
Sessions 
taking 
place
 starting 
December 
3rd 
to 
December 
8th;
 the se
sessions 
will 
take
 place
between


  • Early
 morning 
between
 7:00 
and 
8:00 
and;
  • Late
 afternoon 
between
 17:30
 and 
to
 20:00

Plenary 
Sessions

The 
plenary 
sessions 
will 
address 
the
 main
 themes 
of 
the
 Conference 
with
 3
 speakers
 and
 2
 chairpersons. 
They
will
 review 
the 
state
 of
research
 and
 action 
on 
major 
topics 
related
 to
 the 
HIV/AIDS, 
STI,
TB 
and 
malaria 
epidemics.
 There 
will
 be 
4
 presentation s
each
 day;
 a
 total
16
 of
 during 
the
 conference.

Non
 Abstract 
Driven 
Session

The 
non‐abstract
 driven
 sessions 
include 
round
 table
 discussions, 
debates 
and 
more.
 It
 revolves
 around 
3
 main
 themes:

  • Scientific:
 Approximately
 13
sessions
  • Leadership:
 Approximately
 15
sessions
  • Community:
 Approximately 
12
sessions

Oral
 Abstract
 Sessions

There 
will 
be 
a 
total 
of 
52 
oral 
abstract 
sessions.

VISA

Holders
 of
 diplomatic,
 service, 
AU,
 UN
 and
 ADB 
passports 
and 
Kenyan
 and
 Djiboutian
 citizens
 will 
not
 be 
required visas
 to 
enter
 Ethiopia.

Delegates 
coming 
from 
countries 
where 
there
 are
 Ethiopian 
Embassies
 need
 to 
have 
a
 visa
 before
 they 
depart
 their 
country.

Delegates 
coming
 from
 countries 
where
 there
 are
 no
 Ethiopian
 Embassies 
can
 get 
visas
 on
 arrival 
at 
Bole
 International
 Airport
 but
 they
 need
 to 
have
an official 
invitation 
letter
 and 
a
 passport
 valid 
for
 six 
months 
with 
two
 blank
 spaces.
 Visas 
will
 be
 granted
 against
 the
 payment
of
 either
 USD 
20
 or
 17
 Euros. 
No
 other
 currencies
 will 
be 
accepted.

HEALTH
 REQUIREMENTS

Prior
 to 
entry,
 visitors
 should 
be 
in
 possession
 of
 a
 valid
 health 
certificate 
for 
yellow 
fever.
 Vaccination 
against
 cholera
is
al so
 required
 for
any
 person 
who 
has
 visited 
or 
transited
 a
 cholera‐infected
 area
 within 
six
 days 
prior 
to arrival 
in
 Ethiopia.

Poster
 Discussions

There
 will
 be
 12 
poster
 discussions

Poster
 Exhibitions

Approximately 
831
 posters
 will
 be 
exhibited 
over 
the
 duration
 the 
conference.

Special
Sessions

International
 figures,
 leaders
 and 
other
 groups 
discuss
on
 specific 
issues
 of
 particular
 interest.
Panels
 & 
Themes 
include:

Leader’s
 Panel:
 Keeping
 the 
promise 
in 
the
 AIDS 
response

First 
Ladies’
 Panel:
 Towards 
an 
HIV 
free 
generation

Ministerial 
Panel-Health 
and
 Social 
Affairs:
 Making
 health
 systems
 work 
to 
effective 
HIV 
response

Ministerial 
Panel-­Finance 
and 
Economy:
 Funding 
HIV
 response

Value 
for 
Money:
 Sustaining
 HIV 
Response

Corporate
 Social
 Responsibility

HIV 
& 
Bio-­medical 
Research 
in
 Africa

Skills Building
 Work shops

There
 will
 be 
approximately
 34 
workshops 
during
 the
 conference; 
these
 smaller 
interactive 
workshops 
will 
take
 place
 concurrently 
in 
the
afternoons.

Community 
Village

The 
Community 
Village 
is 
a
 space 
for
 organizations,
 community
 based 
institutions
 and
 practitioners 
to 
share
 their
 experience,
 display
 their
work
 and
 learn
 from 
each
 other.

Side
 meetings

ICASA 
2011
 will
 assist
 donor
 and
 partner
 organizations 
to
 hold 
special 
closed
 meetings.

TRAVEL

Multiple 
air lines 
also
 operate 
regular
 flights 
in
 and
 out
 of
 Bole 
International
 Airport.
 Ethiopian
 Airlines,
 the 
official
 carrier
 of 
ICASA
 2011, 
is
pleased 
to
 offer 
a 
10% 
discount 
to 
all
 ICASA 
2011
 delegates.
 Please 
visit
 our 
website 
for 
details
 and 
restrictions
 on 
this 
offer.

ACCOMODATIONS

Due 
to 
the
 expected 
number
 of 
attendees
 for
 ICASA
2011,
 we
re commend 
that
 you
 make
your
 hotel
 reservations 
at 
your
 earliest
 convenience
 and
 urge
 you 
not
 to 
wait
 until
 your 
arrival 
in
 Addis
 Ababa 
to 
secure
 housing.

PLEASE 
MAKE
 SURE 
TO
 SPECIFY
 YOU
 ARE
 BOOKING 
FOR
 ICASA
 2011
WHEN 
YOU
 MAKE
 YOUR 
RESERVATIONS

HOTEL 
AND 
CONFERENCE 
TRANSPORTATION

ICASA
 2011 
will 
manage 
the 
air port 
transfer
 for
 all
 delegates,
 using 
the ICASA
 2011
 Travel 
and
 Housing 
Management 
Site,
to
 ensure 
quick
and
 easy 
transportation
 between 
airport
 and 
hotel.


In 
addition,
 ICASA
 2011 
will 
provide
 transportation
 between
 the 
hotels
 and
 the
 Millennium 
Hall
 Conference 
Center
 throughout
 ICASA
2 011.

For 
a 
detailed 
program 
of
 the 
different
 sessions,
 please
 visit 
the 
planner 
on 
our 
website 
at
 http://www.sessionplan.com/ICASA2011

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Ethiopian is pleased to offer a 10% discount to all ICASA 2011 delegates.

Take advantage of this great offer by visiting your local Ethiopian ticket office. To find your nearest ticketing office, visit http://www.flyethiopian.com/. Upon your visit, please present your ICASA 2011 registration number to get the discount.

Please note this offer is not applicable for online purchases or at a non-Ethiopian Airlines ticketing office.

ICASA 2011, in partnership with Ethiopian Airlines, is pleased to offer ICASA 2011 delegates priority luggage service at Addis Ababa Bole Airport. To take advantage of this priority service, delegates must visibly identify their luggage by tying a Red Ribbon on the handle or body of the luggage.

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