HPTN Regional Meeting 2023
Westin Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa
September 27-29, 2023


We look forward to welcoming you to the 2023 HPTN Africa Regional Meeting at The Westin Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa, from 27-29 September 2023.


Virtual Plenary Registration


Meeting Agenda


Meeting Login


Meeting Objectives

The objectives of the 2023 HPTN African Regional Meeting are:

  1. Inspire and explore new ideas among African investigators within the network’s current focus areas:
    • TasP beyond 052 and 071
    • Synergy in STI and HIV prevention research
    • Status-neutral HIV prevention interventions in MSM and transgender women in Sub-Saharan Africa
    • Improving PrEP uptake and persistence by offering a choice of interventions and tools best suited for specific populations (e.g., AGYW, pregnant women).
    • Non-drug interventions in adolescents
    • Prevention in pregnant and lactating women
    • PrEP in substance users
  2. Strengthen collaboration and promote active involvement between HPTN leadership, site leadership, community, and staff.
  3. Elevate the quality of study conduct by facilitating the exchange of successful experiences from sites implementing pivotal HPTN trials in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).


Meeting Location

The Westin Cape Town, South Africa
Convention Square, Lower Long St, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
+27 21 412 9999


COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidelines

HPTN Leadership encourages everyone to protect themselves and others from COVID-19. Due to rising COVID-19 cases, we ask everyone to test daily for COVID-19 and report the results.

  • Rapid self-test kits and masks are available at the Registration Desk. 
  • Attendees will receive daily test reminders via email and from the mobile app with a link to report their results.
  • If you receive a positive or inconclusive test result, please isolate and report it to receive prompt support from HPTN staff.
  • Please attend virtually if you have COVID-19 symptoms or test positive/inconclusive for COVID-19. Reach out to our staff for additional guidance and support: covidresponse@hptn.org
  • Everyone is encouraged to take enhanced precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19:
    • Stay up to date on COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters.
    • Test each morning before attending the meeting. 
    • Wear a mask in closed meeting spaces.
    • Practice social distancing and increased handwashing.

We appreciate your diligence in taking the necessary precautions for the health and safety of all attendees. 


For questions, comments, or concerns, email HPTNregionalmeeting@fhi360.org.