The United Methodist Global AIDS Committee Press Release: Saving lives, reducing stigma and increasing awareness will be core foci of the 2018 Breaking Barriers HIV/AIDS ministry conference, scheduled for October 25-27 at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Indianapolis, Indiana. The gathering, hosted by the United Methodist Global AIDS Committee, will bring together leaders in HIV/AIDS research, advocacy and ministry.

A call for papers for the following workshop topics is open until April 15. Anyone with knowledge to share on these subjects is welcome to submit a proposal for workshop consideration. Papers will undergo review by the event committee; chosen presenters will be included in a final workshop agenda.

  • Research on HIV/AIDS
  • Gender issues and HIV
  • Living with HIV/AIDS
  • Human Sexuality and HIV 
  • Needs of People Aging with HIV

Further details and registration information are available online, including a scholarship application for those in need of financial assistance in order to attend. The conference fee is $125, which includes four meals, and a discounted housing group rate is available at a nearby hotel. The registration deadline is October 1.

Read the full press release to learn more.