Attending YTH Live? Join us at the Social Media Lounge!


This April, the brightest minds working in youth advocacy, health and technology will gather at YTH Live. Taking place on April 6-8 in San Francisco, this conference showcases new technologies that are advancing the health and wellness of youth, young adults, and other underserved populations.

Over 600 attendees and 2,000 online participants are expected at this year’s conference. Among the topics covered, there are several that highlight sexual health and utilizing technology for HIV prevention and education. Sessions and poster presentations offered at the conference include:

See the complete list of sessions here.

Get Involved from Afar

Not able to get to YTH Live this year? Follow the hashtag #YTHLive to stay updated in real time and read our blog posts about the event. You can also follow us on Twitter @YTHorg for updates throughout the conference, and we will also be posting plenary videos online afterwards.  Conference presentations will be posted on our website following the conference. 

Attending YTH Live in San Francisco?

Interested in using blogs, podcasts, Facebook and Twitter, but not sure where to start? Want to increase your organization’s reach? If you are attending YTH Live, volunteers will be available to answer your social media questions in the Social Media Lounge. The lab will be open April 6-8 at Hotel Kabuki in Room Spring A. Specific hours are listed on the conference schedule. Topics offered in the lounge include but are not limited to:

  • Developing an effective social media strategy
  • Using social media tools for social change and health communication
  • Producing short video and audio podcasts
  • Monitoring and evaluating the use of social media

There will also be couches, chairs, and outlets for you to recharge and update your social media accounts, do some live-blogging, and to connect with other attendees.

We hope you will stop by the lab! We are thrilled to offer this opportunity for learning and collaboration for those working in health. Let us know you’re coming and help spread the word by using the hashtag  #YTHLive.

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