officials have announced that Toronto will host
the summer 2006 international AIDS
conference, a biennial event that attracts more than
20,000 attendees, TheToronto Star reports. "It is one of the most
important gatherings for the release and discussion of key
scientific developments in the fight against HIV, and
it will also bring people together who want to respond
to the epidemic by sharing their experiences,"
conference cochairman Marc Wainberg told the Star.
The conference, which carries the theme "Time
to Deliver," will be held August 13-18. For
more information, visit www.aids2006.org. (Advocate.com)