The Sydney Children’s Hospital (SCH) HIV service are very excited to join the ASHM-IUSTI conference for 2024. 

This Paediatric Special Theme Day will focus on the prevention and treatment of HIV, syphilis and hepatitis B and C in infants, children and adolescents, with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region. 

Up-to-date research, implementation science and clinical management will be delivered from presenters from Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the Pacific, with an international Keynote speaker.   

Keynote Speakers

Michael Marks

Professor of Medicine at London School of Hygiene& Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

Michael Marks is Professor of Medicine at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and an Honorary Consultant in Infectious Diseases at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, University College London Hospital. Professor Marks will bring his vast experience across STI and syphilis prevention, testing, and management to address the concerning rise in syphilis cases worldwide in a presentation on Congenital syphilis.  


Thanyawee Puthanakit

Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand 

Thanyawee Puthanakit, MD, MHS is a professor of pediatric infectious disease specialist at Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. She is a leader in pediatric HIV treatment and care in Asia. She has experienced conducting research in Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines including collaborates with TREAT Asia research program. Her research focuses on pediatric and adolescent HIV treatment and elimination of perinatal HIV transmission and reduction in new cases of adolescent infection. She has published more than 200 publications. She serves as scientific committee for PENTA-ID Network and active committee member of the International AIDS Society.  


Registration Rates

Registration includes: Access to all Paediatric Special Theme Day sessions and to the conference exhibition hall. Catering will be provided for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea, along with tea and coffee. 

For HIV&AIDS and IUSTI delegates: Entry to the associated event is included at no additional charge with your Conference Registration. You will be asked to register your interest in attending the Paediatrics Special Theme Day when you register for either those events. 

For more information about the HIV&AIDS Conference and the 25th IUSTI World Congress, click here

Key Dates: 

Registration Deadline: 31 July 2024 

Accommodation Deadline: 11 August 2024

Non HIV&AIDS/IUSTI Delegates

Senior Medical Staff - $300

Junior Medical Staff - $150

Nursing and Allied Health - $150

Low-Middle Income Countries - $100

HIV&AIDS/IUSTI Delegates

Entry to the associated event is included at no additional charge with your Conference Registration. You will be asked to register your interest in attending the Paediatrics Special Theme Day when you register for either those events.

For more information about the 25th IUSTI World Congress, click here

*All rates are displayed in AUD Australian Dollars. Any cancellations made after 31 July 2024 will not receive a refund.

Registration Discounts 

Low Middle Income Countries that are eligible for the Low Middle Income Country Registration Rates are those countries that are considered Low Income Economies and Lower-Middle Income Economies by the World Bank. Upper-Middle Income and High Income Economies are not eligible for this rate.

Please click here to view the World Bank website for the latest information on world economy classifications.

"An interpretation of the layers of occupation of First Nations People (Gumbaynggirr/Bundjalung Naions) and their symbiotic relationship with flora and fauna on the mighty Clarence River"
Artwork: "Bindarray"
- River by Deborah Taylor 

We acknowledge that the conference is being held the traditional lands of the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' continuing connection to land, water, and community and we pay our respects to Elders past and present. ASHM acknowledges Sovereignty in this country has never been ceded. It always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land.