Sponsor Committee

Udi Davidovich

Udi Davidovich is a clinical psychologist and a Dr. of Social Psychology. He works at the Department of Research at the Public Health Service of Amsterdam in association with the University of Amsterdam, department of Social Psychology. Udi leads the psychosocial research line in the department as well as STI behavioural-prevention development. Since 2016, Udi is also the vice chair of AFEW International  (Aids Foundation East-West).

Barbara (Bobbie) van der Pol

Barbara Van Der Pol, PhD, MPH is a Professor of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  She has been involved in research in this field for nearly 40 years and currently serves as the President of the American STD Association.

Pepijn Klerkx

Pepijn Klerkx has more than 11 years of professional experience in Professional Conference Organisation. Obtained a BBA degree in Hospitality Management in 2008 and is an International Association for Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) certified planner.

Martin van Oostrom

Martin van Oostrom, MSc, is secretary to the board Aidsfonds and Soa Aids Netherland, Amsterdam (Netherlands); Member EU HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and tuberculosis Civil Society Forum, European Commission, DG SANTE (Luxemburg); Chair to the board of governors of chair AIDS and STI in general practice, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam (Netherlands); Member at committee on mechanical contraceptives standards, Royal NEN, Delft (Netherlands); Member at advisory council of CEPHIR, MHS Rotterdam-Rijnmond, Rotterdam (Netherlands); Secretary-treasurer, ISSTDR Conference Support Foundation, Amsterdam (Netherlands).

Febe Deug

Febe Deug MSc, CMC studied sociology, intercultural communication and finalized a masters management consultancy. She was a lecturer women’s studies at the University of Amsterdam and worked as a researcher and trainer on sexual violence against women. Most of her professional life she was consultant with assignments on diversity and organisational development. She published books on sexual violence as well as on organisational change in relation to diversity. She was deputy director of a high school in Amsterdam and since 2014 Febe is director Programs, Lobby and grants national of Aidsfonds – Soa Aids Nederland; and member of the H-team: an alliance focused on getting Amsterdam to zero new HIV infections.