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In 2003, over 120 treatment activists from 67 countries gathered in Cape Town, South Africa for the first International Treatment Preparedness Summit. It was a time when HIV treatment access was poor, and activists were still grappling with the brunt of the epidemic. Fifteen years later, how far have we come? What is the state of our activism today? And, how do we set a radical agenda for what is left to do? These are the questions we as activists will try to answer. Using tech-powered panel discussions and interactive dialogue sessions, activists will strategize and develop concrete next steps to effectively advocate for the right to health for ALL. Make sure your voice is heard! The Summit is intended for PLHIV and key population activists, civil society advocates, programme implementers, government officials and all stakeholders interested in and seeking to influence a global, community-led HIV advocacy agenda.

10:00
Opening: Setting the Context of the Movement and of the Summit
Jesus Aguais, Aid for AIDS, Venezuela
Vuyiseka Dubula, Sonke Gender Justice, South Africa
Solange Baptiste, ITPC, Trinidad and Tobago
Trisa Taro (Video), ITPC, United States
10:45
Plenary I: From Cape Town to Amsterdam - How Far Have We Come and the State of Activism Today
Karyn Kaplan, Asia Catalyst, United States
Othoman Mellouk, ITPC, Morocco
Craig McClure, TBD, Switzerland
Mercy Ngulube, Activist, United Kingdom
12:15
Lunch
13:00
Plenary II: What We STILL Have to Overcome
Kajal Bhardwaj, Independent, India
Jennifer Cohn Elizabeth, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, United States
Pedro Garcia, ITPC, Mexico
Andrew Hill, London School, United Kingdom
Fred Muwanga, ‎Africa Constituencies Bureau for the Global Fund, Uganda
Fred Muwanga, ‎Africa Constituencies Bureau for the Global Fund, Uganda
14:00
Plenary III: Achieving Radical Demands in a Radical Way
Ivan Cruickshank, CVC, Jamaica
Babalwa Malgas, Cancer Institute, South Africa
RD Marte, APCASO, Thailand
Loon Gangte, ITPC South Asia, India
15:00
Break
15:15
Activist Strategy Session
Rico Gustavo, ICSS, Indonesia
Solange Baptiste, ITPC, Trinidad and Tobago
16:30
Closing
Doreen Nasaala, Activist, Uganda