AIDS 2012 Survey - XIX International AIDS Conference

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July/August 2012: AIDS 2012

POZ is pleased to be an official media sponsor of the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) being held July 22 to 27 in Washington, DC. In preparation, we want to know your thoughts about the conference. Please take our confidential survey, then visit and for the latest info and coverage of AIDS 2012.
1. Did you know the XIX International AIDS Conference will be held July 22 to 27 in Washington, DC?
2. How did you first hear about this conference?
POZ magazine
POZ website
Printed conference promotion materials (flier, brochure, poster, newsletter, etc.)
AIDS 2012 website (
Other websites, including Google research
Facebook, Twitter, blogs or other social networking/media
Email from conference organizers (e.g., e-updates)
Advertisement in a scientific journal or magazine
Article in the newspaper
Advertisement on TV
Advertisement on the radio
Recommended by a colleague/friend
At a previous International AIDS Conference
At another HIV or health-related conference/workshop/meeting
Through my organization/affiliation/work
Through a partner organization
Through a donor/donor invitation
Not sure
(please specify) 
3. Do you plan to attend the conference?
Yes, for the entire five days (skip to question 6)
Yes, but not the entire five days (skip to question 6)
Not sure
4. If you will not attend this conference, please select the top two reasons why not. (Select only two.)
Cost (too expensive)
Distance (too far)
Size (too many participants)
Duration (too long)
Dates (time conflict with other commitments/too busy)
Overlapping with other events (I already attended similar conferences this year or plan to do so)
Program (topics covered not interesting or not relevant)
Not convinced the conference will be useful
(please specify) 
5. If you will not attend this conference, do you plan to do any of the following? (Select all that apply.)
Follow the conference on where most presentations and conference materials will be available for free
Follow the conference through other websites (i.e.,
Follow the conference through print news, radio and/or TV
Read and/or post comments on Facebook, Twitter, blogs or other social networking/media tools
Attend a conference hub (
Organize a conference hub (
(please specify) 
6. What are your top three expectations from the conference? (Select only three.)
New commitments from donors
New commitments from governments (at the financial, policy and/or programmatic level)
New commitments from pharmaceutical companies
New commitments from researchers
Other commitments
Gain new contacts/opportunities for future collaboration
Gain new knowledge and/or share best practices
Gain new or reinforce my current skills
Discuss challenges in my work and/or life with respect to HIV and AIDS
Raise my voice and awareness on key issues and/or advocate for specific actions
Hold key leaders accountable (i.e., ask them to report on progress against previous commitments)
I don't expect anything from this conference
(please specify) 
7. What is your age?
25 or younger
51 or older
8. What is your gender?
9. What is your sexual orientation?
10. What is your ethnicity? (Check all that apply.)
American Indian or Alaska Native
Arab or Middle Eastern
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
(please specify) 

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