BREACH Symposium 2017

6th BREACH Symposium

Friday 24/11/2017

Location : RSCA, Anderlecht, Brussels

Dear colleague,

It is our pleasure to invite you to register to the 6th Symposium organized by BREACH, the Belgian Research on AIDS and HIV Consortium, which will take place at the RSCA / Congress Center – Saint- Guidon in Anderlecht on Friday November 24h, 2017.

The title of this year' symposium is "What's new on HIV in Belgium in 2017 ?" and our goal is to cover as many aspects as possible of what is happening in the HIV field in many diverse areas (epidemiology, prevention, social sciences, clinical aspects, basic science etc...).

Once again, the Belgian Institute of Public Health (WIV-ISP) will reveal its most recent (2016) data on HIV infection in Belgium during the symposium.

Beside the 5 plenary sessions (see program) a poster exhibition will be set up. Posters previously presented in other meetings are most welcomed.
Please send your posters before November 3rd to
Acceptance will be notified on November 15th. A prize for the best poster will be awarded during the symposium.

For the second time, we will also organize the "Best Belgian papers on HIV" contest. We invite you to submit publications which fit with the following criteria:

      * Published between September 15th, 2016 and September 15th, 2017

      * First or last author working in Belgium

Papers will be grouped in 3 categories (Basic science, Clinical Science, Social Science). Please send your papers before October 18th to

Please do register to our symposium as soon as possible and before November 15th at the latest. We hope to see many of you in Anderlecht on November 24th !

Best regards,

Stéphane DE WIT
Chair BREACH, in the name of the Program Committee