A report by Dave Robb, scientist services manager at the AIDS Research Institute at UCSF:
The best reason for coming to a conference like this, in my opinion — indeed, the best reason to even have an International AIDS Conference — is to bring people together from around the world to meet and to talk. I’m not talking about the formal presentations, valuable as they might be, but the spontaneous interactions that take place one-on-one throughout the week.
Another good thing these conferences do is to affirm the work we are doing, publicize it to the world, and renew us in our commitment to keep it up. Here we have a chance to step back and see how far we’ve come. The news this year is really inspiring, and we need to be reminded of that.
Read the full post on Dave Robb’s blog.