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15th Annual HIV/Aids Conference

Friday, July 27th, 2007

Logistical Information:

What:
15th Annual HIV/AIDS Conference
Update and Border Health Summit

Where:
South Padre Island, Texas, USA

When:
October 24-26 2007

Who Should Attend:
Physicians, Health Care Providers, Nurses, Psychologist, Psychiatrist,
Case Managers, Educators, Mental Health Care Providers, Social Workers,
Licensed Professional Counselors, Outreach Workers, Substance Abuse
Counselors, Probation Officers and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors.

Purpose:
To enable physicians and other healthcare providers to provide state-of-the-art care to HIV infected patients throughout their life span.
• Prevention Track:
Discussion of prevention models for both HIV-positive and HIV-negative persons
• Services Track:
Current trends in the development of treatment for HIV infected and affected persons
• Clinical Track:
Cultural issues prevalent in the treatment of HIV/AIDS on the border:
Treatment, adherence, co infection rate and management of the mobile HIV-positive client.
• HIV Early Intervention:
(Restricted to DSHS Substance Abuse Division funded organizations).

Cost and Payment Information:
Cost of the conference if registering before September 01, 2007 – $80.00 USD
Cost of the conference if registering after August 31, 2007 – $100.00 USD
Enrollment is confirmed with payment upon receipt of the registration fee. We are unable to process any registration without payment.
Payment may be made by check, Visa, MasterCard or Purchase Order. (US only).
We cannot guarantee course materials or meals on-site to anyone registering after September 01, 2007.

Cancellation Policy:
A $25.00 USD handling fee will be charged.
Refund requests must be received by FAX by October 01, 2007.
Cancellations should be faxed to 1-956-428-0056.
• No refunds will be made after October 01, 2007.
Official Languages:
Spanish & English

Continuing Education Units:
CEU’s and Fees to be determined.

 

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Continental Airlines

www.continental.com

1-800-468-7022

Reference

Agreement Code: DFY45S and

Z Code: ZBXE

Your destination will be Harlingen or Brownsville, TX

Car rental discount via Continental

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Southwest Airlines

www.southwest.com

1-800-435-9792

Your destination will be Harlingen, TX

Car rental discount via Southwest

Hotels:

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Radisson Resort – Conference Hotel

www.radisson.com/southpadretx

500 Padre Blvd.

1-956-761-6511

Promo Code: 0710ZAIDSC

Conference rates:

$85 USD per night per room.

$170 USD per night per condominium.

Rate guarantee cut off October 1, 2007.

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Holiday Inn Sun Spree

www.sunspreeresorts.com/southpadreisl

100 Padre Blvd.

1-956-761-5401

Promo Code: VAC

Conference rates:

$85 USD per night per room..

elrivera@posadas.com

Rate guarantee cut off October 3, 2007.

Ground Transportation:
Brownsville to South Padre Island
Taxi – $35 – $40 USD
Harlingen to South Padre Island
Taxi – $70 – $75 USD

FOR UPDATES VISIT:
www.valleyaids.org

24 Hour Emergency Contact Number: 1-956-428-9322