10th IAS Conference on HIV Science | 21-24 July 2019 | Mexico City, Mexico

Become an IAS 2019 Youth Ambassador

Are you registered for IAS 2019 and under 25 years old? You can become an IAS 2019 Youth Ambassador!

About the Youth Ambassador programme

The Youth Ambassador programme is offered at the International AIDS Conference and IAS Conference on HIV Science to ensure that the voices of young people living with HIV, young activists and young researchers are heard at international meetings. In addition, the dedicated programme provides young people with opportunities to strengthen their research and advocacy skills to support capacity building.

Youth Ambassadors at IAS 2019

Youth Ambassadors will benefit from a three-day curriculum at IAS 2019, which will include the following opportunities:

  • Meetings with leading scientists, researchers and advocates, including IAS 2019 plenary speakers
  • Abstract writing training
  • Communications training
  • Resource mobilization training
  • One-on-one career forum to discuss individual career pathways in the field of HIV
  • Networking with other young people living with HIV, young activists and young researchers.

For more information please visit the Frequently Answered Questions (FAQs)


To apply to become an IAS 2019 Youth Ambassador, download the application form and send it to [email protected].

Please note that only registered delegates aged 25 or under are eligible for the IAS 2019 Youth Ambassador programme.

The late breaker deadline for applications is Monday, 17 June 2019, 23:59 CET.

Download application form

Youth Ambassador applications

Late breaker deadline
17 June 2019, 23:59 CET


Visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for more information on the Youth Ambassador programme.

Contact the Youth Ambassador team

[email protected]