Organizers of the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) have announced that high-level speakers Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former First Lady Laura Bush will be appearing at the conference, according to an AIDS 2012 statement. The conference is taking place July 22 to 27 in Washington, DC, under the theme “Turning the Tide Together.” Other speakers include former President Bill Clinton, South African Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, Bill Gates, Sir Elton John and Whoopi Goldberg.

To read the AIDS 2012 statement, click here.