Program at a glance

Program at a glance_APACC2020_Virual


Capacity-building session 1: Creating "Super" models: A biostatistics workshop

This session is one of the four capacity building sessions prepared for an early-career researcher audience, focusing on biostatistics analytical decisions made after you have a clean cross-sectional data set. It will cover the fundamental concepts and common practices of regression model selection and results interpretation.

The session will be given by Prof. Stephen Kerr, BPharm(Hons), MIPH, PhD, HIV-NAT, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Bangkok, Thailand; Dr. Sirinya Teeraananchai, PhD, Kasetsart University, Thailand; and Dr. Fan Yang, PhD, MSc, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Project China, China.

Capacity-building session 2: JIAS scientific writing workshop: How to write and submit a research manuscript

Publishing scientific papers is an essential part of a researcher’s career. This interactive workshop aims to build skills in scientific writing, helps to understand the editorial process, and provides useful and practical information to support new- and early-career HIV researchers, as well as more experienced researchers, in successfully submitting their manuscripts to peer-reviewed journals.

This session will be facilitated by Dr. Kenneth Mayer, MD, Fenway Health, Harvard Medical School and Harvard TC Chan School of Public Health, USA, and Dr. Tavitiya Sudjaritruk, MD, ScM, PhD, Chiang Mai University, Thailand.

Capacity-building session 3: Love at first sight: Crafting appealing infographics

Do your research manuscript figures jump off the page or stumble back into the text? This interactive session will provide practical advice on designing infographics and related content for research manuscripts. An infographic is an image that presents information for a non-expert audience.

This session will be given by Dr. Joseph Tucker, MD, PhD, AM, UNC Chapel Hill, USA; and Dr. Krittaporn Termvanich, MA, Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Thailand

Capacity-building session 4: Grant workshop 101

Apart from brilliant research ideas, understanding funder priorities and reviewer considerations are essential for successful research funding applications. Dr Benjamin Young, MD, PhD, from ViiV Healthcare, Dr Joseph Tucker, MD, PhD, AM, from UNC Chapel Hill and Dr Wipaporn Natalie Songtaweesin, MBBS, DTMH, from Chulalongkorn University will share their respective views as funder, reviewer and applicant of research grants.

This workshop will be chaired by APACC Fellow, Dr. Phillip Yin Cheung Chan, MBChB, MRCP (UK), FHKCP, FHKAM, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong; Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre, Thailand.