During December 1-2, BIT's 2nd Annual World AIDS Day (HIV-2011) was jointly held with BIT's 1st Annual Symposium of Antimicrobial Research (SAR- 2011) in Beijing, China. There were more than 100 participants from more than 35 countries and areas have attended the HIV-2011 and SAR-2011. Participants from academic, industrial professionals and key-decision makers delivered the new achievement on their research, together discussed and analysis the latest development.
As the keynote speakers, Dr. Kalevi Reijonen, President & CEO, FIT Biotech Ltd., Finland; Dr. Shibo Jiang, Professor, Fudan University, China; Dr. Carol A. Poore, President & CEO, Southwest Center for HIV / AIDS,Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Dr. Kutikuppala Surya Rao, Head, Dr.Kutikuppala Surya Rao Hospital, India made excellent presentations and warmly discussed with the audiences at keynote forum.
Depending on the warmly support and good suggestions from all of the participants, we are confident in organizing HIV-2012 which would be better and more successful than HIV-2011
HIV-2011 Organizing Committee
★ Keynote Speakers:
Dr. Shibo Jiang,
Professor, Fudan University, China
Dr. Kutikuppala Surya Rao, Head, Dr.Kutikuppala Surya Rao Hospital, India
Dr. Carol A. Poore,
President & CEO, Southwest Center for HIV / AIDS,Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Dr. Kalevi Reijonen,
President & CEO, FIT Biotech Ltd., Finland
★ Past Event Report
BIT’s 1st World AIDS Day was held successfully Dec. 1-3, 2006. It was an unprecedented historical event in China which provided a cross-cultural, open and free forum for the exchange of ideas and research in order to stimulate public awareness of anti-HIV/AIDS and to promote international collaborations in combating HIV/AIDS.
Dr. Luc Montagnier, Pioneer in HIV/AIDS Discoveries, Co-founder and President of the World Foundation for AIDS Research and Prevention
Dr. Nafis Sadik, UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Asia and Pacific, and former UNFPA Executive Director
Dr. Xiaodan Mei, President of BIT Congress Inc. hosted the opening ceremony.
Dr. Rulf M. Zinkernagel, 1996 Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine
Dr. Richard J. Roberts, the Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 1993
Dr. Avram Hershko, Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry in 2004
Dr. Alan Stone, Chair of the International Working Group on Microbicides, UK
More than 800 people participated in the Opening Ceremony & Keynote Forum
Attendees in the Welcome Banquet surrounded with the Chinese classic music
Tibet, lies on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau of the southwest border of China. Although as a part of China, Tibet has a unique culture of all there own. It is mainly inhabited by Tibetans, a minority nationality of old and mysterious people
Suzhou, praised as the 'Oriental Venice', fertile landscape and abundance of produce, it is no wonder that Suzhou is called 'paradise on earth'. Hangzhou, The capital of Zhejiang, economic and cultural center. With enchanting natural beauty and abundant cultural heritages, Hangzhou is known as 'Heaven on Earth' and one of China's most important tourist venues.
Zhangjiajie, was adopted in 1994, after the National Forest Park in the Wulingyuan Scenic Area in order to give it more prominence and after this site had been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992. There are four areas under its governance: Yongding District and Wuling District, Cili County and Sangzhi County. Zhangjiajie is subtropical moist mountain climate, thus for tourists it is an ideal place to spend one's holiday.