Previous Conferences

The MSMGF organizes pre-conference events before each International AIDS Conference to provide a platform for activists, researchers, implementers, and donors focused on MSM to share the most recent research, good practices, and advocacy strategies. Since its inception in 2006, the MSMGF pre-conference has grown to become the world’s largest event focused on the health and human rights of MSM.


AIDS 2014 Melbourne

AIDS 2014: Melbourne

More than 500 attendees representing 268 organizations across 59 countries attended the MSMGF Pre-Conference at AIDS 2014, entitled “Setting the Pace: Gay Men, MSM, and Transgender People in the Global HIV Response.” Read the full report.


AIDS 2012 Washington, D.C.

AIDS 2012: Washington, D.C.

More than 650 attendees representing over 500 organizations from more than 100 countries attended the 2012 MSMGF Pre-Conference, entitled “From Stigma to Strength: Strategies for MSM, Transgender People, and Their Allies in a Shifting AIDS Landscape.” Read the Full Report.


AIDS 2010: Vienna

AIDS 2010: Vienna

More than 500 attendees from over 80 countries came together for the 2010 MSMGF Pre-Conference, entitled “Be Heard: Gay Men and Other MSM in the Global HIV Pandemic.” Read the Full Report.


AIDS 2008: Mexico City

AIDS 2008: Mexico City

More than 400 attendees from over 70 countries attended for the 2008 MSMGF Pre-Conference Satellite. The event focused on the global lack of research on HIV among MSM and its contribution to a dearth of resources to address the epidemic among MSM. Read the Full Report.