ExCeL London and the London Convention Bureau have announced that London will be hosting the 2021 European AIDS Conference (EACS).
The 18th edition of the event organised by the European AIDS Clinical Society will be held at ExCeL London, from 27-30 October 2021.
The conference aims to bring together scientists from all over Europe to ‘facilitate an exchange of the latest information regarding clinical aspects of the disease’.
President-elect of the European AIDS Clinical Society and Consultant Physician, Royal Free Hospital, London, Dr Sanjay Bhagani, said: “We are delighted to be hosting the 18th European HIV Conference in London in 2021. The UK has made great progress in achieving and surpassing the UNAIDS targets for the Fast-track strategy for eliminating AIDS as a major Global Health threat by 2030. This will be a unique opportunity to share our experience and advances in science with partners and colleagues across Europe and globally and learn from each other. London will provide a truly multi-cultural experience for all our delegates.”
Head of Conventions, Samantha Shamkh, said: “We’re delighted that the European AIDS Clinical Society has chosen London and ExCeL to host its 18th European AIDS Conference.
“We will help to ensure that the venue, city stakeholders and the organiser collaborate to achieve the society’s missions and objectives. Work will begin now to bring together London’s unique proposition, aligning it with our world-class venue, hotel and transport infrastructure to ensure EACS can leave a lasting legacy and offer its members an enriching and memorable experience in the UK capital.”
Head of Associations at London Convention Bureau, Suzanne Singleton, said: “Medical conference planners from all over the world continue to choose London for their events due to our global talent pool, world-leading medical research and exceptional academic speakers and companies. With four of the world’s top 20 universities for life sciences in London, Cambridge and Oxford, and over 350 medtech companies based here in London, event planners can benefit from access to leading medical professionals, thought leaders and sponsors. We look forward to welcoming EACS to London in 2021.”