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Wednesday 18 July 2012 @ 16:37 - GMT

As announced previously, Elton will be taking part in the 19th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) in Washington, D.C. this month.

 

He will be speaking at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 23.

 

More highlights are below.

 

Opening Convocation: 7 p.m., July 22. Includes remarks from D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray and former President George W. Bush.

Keynote address by Elton: 1 p.m. July 23. The founder of the EJAF will give the keynote address, Can Public-Private Partnerships Help Those who Think Globally, Act Locally?

Keynote address by former President Bill Clinton: 3:15 p.m. July 27. Clinton will give the keynote address during the closing session of the conference.

Other speakers include Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; Senators John Kerry and Lindsey Graham;; former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft Bill Gates; World Bank President Jim Yong Kim; and UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe.