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Elton John selected for 19th International AIDS Conference

23 July 2012


Sir Elton John has been selected by the organisers of the 19th International AIDS Conference to serve as a keynote speaker for the event, which will be held between 22-27 July in Washington, DC.  Sir Elton’s keynote address will take place on Monday 23 July at the 1:00pm (6:00pm UK time) general session.

An estimated 25,000 conference participants will attend AIDS 2012, which has been organized under the theme Turning the Tide Together.  This theme focuses on the urgent truth that a global and decisive commitment is crucial to change the course of the epidemic, now that science is presenting promising results in HIV treatment and biomedical prevention.