Program Agenda

This is an international, one day and a half workshop in which international experts will present the hot topics in the management of HIV-infected aging people.


14:00 – 14:10h


Pedro Cahn, Fundación Huésped, Argentina.
Bonaventura Clotet, Fight AIDS and Infectious Diseases Foundation (FLS), Spain &
Eugènia Negredo, FLS, Spain

Introduction to the scientific program

Chair: Eugènia Negredo

14:10 – 14:40h

Public opinion:

Live Word cloud: What words best define aging? word voting (10 mins)

Patient Opinion: Summary of Survey Results

Tomás Grosso, Fundación Huésped. Argentina. (15 mins)

Expert Opinion: The Top 10 Hot Topics in Aging

Eugènia Negredo, FLS. Spain (5 mins)

Block 1 – Geriatric syndromes

Chair: Bonaventura Clotet

14:40 – 15:15h

Geriatric syndromes

Giovanni GuaraldiUniversità degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy. Online presentation (10 mins)

Management of geriatric síndromes

Meredith Greene, University of California San Francisco, USA. Online presentation(10 mins)

Overall discussion

(15 mins)

Block 2 – Polypharmacy and Pharmacological Interactions

Chair: Bonaventura Clotet

15:15 – 16:15h

Aging and Pharmacological Interactions

Catia Marzolini, University Hospital of Basel, Switzerland. Online presentation (10 mins)

Relevant pharmacological interactions in the elderly: local vision

Waldo Belloso, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina. (20 mins)

Overall discussion

(30 mins)

16:15 – 16:45h


Block 3 – Central nervous system

Chair: Pedro Cahn

(Fundación Huésped, Argentina)

16:45 – 17:45h

Neurocognitive Impairment

Jorge Zirulnik, Hospital Fernández de Buenos Aires, Argentina. (20 mins)

Depression and Anxiety

Carmina R. Fumaz, FLS, Spain. Online presentation (10 mins)

Overall discussion

(30 mins)

Block 4 – Immunosenescence and inflammation

Chair: Pedro Cahn

17:45 – 18:45h

Immunosenescence, inflammation and HIV

Pedro Cahn, Argentina (20 mins)

Inflammation and aging: Myth or reality?

Marta Massanella, Barcelona, Spain. Online presentation (10 mins)

Overall discussion

(30 mins)

Welcome reception


Block 5 – Social aspects, frailty and nutrition

Chair: Luciana Spadaccini

(Fundación Huésped, Argentina)

9:00 – 10:20h

Quality of life and social aspects

David Wohl, University of North Carolina, USA. (20 mins)


Kristine Erlandson, University of Colorado Denver- Anschutz Medical Campus, USA. Online presentation
(10 mins)

Stigma, discrimination and immune disfunction

Andrew Clark, Healthcare, UK. (20 mins)

Overall discussion

(30 mins)

10:20 – 10:50h


Block 6 – Antiretroviral treatment

Chair: Zulma Ortiz

(Fundación Huésped, Argentina)

10:50 – 11:40h

ART in the elderly

Maria Inés Figueroa, Fundación Huésped, Argentina. (20 mins)

Overall discussion

(30 mins)

Block 7 – COVID-19

Chair: Bonaventura Clotet

11:40 – 12:30h

Impact of COVID-19 on the elderly

Gustavo Lopardo, FUNCEI, Argentina. (30 mins)

Overall discussion

(30 mins)


Chair: Eugènia Negredo

12:30 – 12:45h

Challenges and barriers to PrEP implementation: Catalonia’s case

Josep M. Argimon, former Minister of Health of the Government of Catalonia, Spain

12:45 – 12:55h

Key messages

María Inés Figueroa, Fundación Huésped, Argentina

12:55 – 13:10h


Bonaventura Clotet, Pedro Cahn, Eugènia Negredo