Satellite Sessions

A satellite session at HIVR4P 2018 provides the perfect opportunity to dive deep into specific issues, shine a light on new prevention strategies, highlight the needs of key populations or address any other aspects of the epidemic that deserve extra attention.

Satellite sessions at HIVR4P are held on 21 and 22 October, immediately before the main program, and take place in the conference venue.

Preliminary Satellite Schedule

Procedures and Guidelines

Application Terms and Conditions

Satellite dispositions will be sent on 6 July 2018 and fees must be paid by 3 August 2018. Once the satellite session is confirmed, guidelines for preparing a satellite session including the description for publication in conference materials will be provided to the satellite organizer.


The satellite organizer is liable for injuries or accidents to people or property caused by the malfeasance or nonfeasance of the satellite organizer.

Satellite Promotion

A schedule of accepted satellite sessions will be included on the conference website, in conference emails and the conference mobile app.

The conference organizers will not distribute individual email invitations to satellites. Satellite organizers are encouraged to conduct their own promotion for their programs.

HIVR4P 2018 will provide logistical signage and a sign outside each satellite room. Additional signage is not permitted.

Use of the HIVR4P Logo

You may use the following HIVR4P logo specific to satellites. Click here to download the logo. 

Satellite Size and Fees

Satellite session rooms are available for 90 to 350 guests and are held for 2 or 3 hours. Satellite fees includes the following setup:

  • Theater style seating
  • Riser with head table for two and podium
  • Projector Package: projector, screen, HDMI & VGA cable, wireless mouse
  • One podium microphone
  • One tabletop microphone on the head table
  • One cordless handheld audience microphone

Satellite fees are based on room size, please note that VAT of 21% will be added to the fee below:

90 participants: US$ 2,500
140-160 participants: US$ 3,500
300-350 participants: US$ 5,000

Catering & Additional A/V


Refreshments may be served in conjunction with a satellite. All food and beverage must be purchased through the conference venue.  

Please contact Ms Vega Cabrera at [email protected] for additional requirements or questions. 

Additional AV

To inquire about costs for additional A/V equipment or dedicated technical staff, email Mr Gustavo Guerra at [email protected]

Webcast of Satellite Sessions

The option to webcast your satellite session is available at extra cost for your organization.

Please contact Mr Tom LaLonde at [email protected] for additional requirements or questions. 


Satellite session organizers must comply with all HIVR4P conference venue policies. Policy violations may result in the cancellation of the satellite session, and/or denial of admission or the ability to host a satellite session at current or future HIVR4P conferences.

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