Events and Webinars

FIP is pleased to bring you announcements of events, meetings and workshops around the world concerning pharmacy practice, the pharmaceutical sciences and global health. For more information on a particular event please click the associated link.

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18 September 2016- 21 September 2016

18th International Pharmaceutical Technology Symposium (IPTS 2016)

Antalya, Turkey

Description  

One of our important mission in this important event is to form an interaction between the participants and especially to form a scientific platform for graduate students for new scientific opportunities, new hopes and new projects. Therefore, the organising committee of IPTS 2016 has decided to make a special discount for the members of the supporting societies of IPTS-2016. FIP members will be able to register with a discounted rate for IPTS 2016
Contact  

name  

Prof. Sema Çal??

address  

Hacettepe University Faculty of Pharmacy (Dept. of Pharmaceutical Technology)
06100 Ankara

tel  

+90.312 305 12 41

fax  

+90.312 310 30 11

e-mail  

scalis@hacettepe.edu.tr

website  

http://www.ipts-hacettepe.org

27 September 2016- 27 September 2016

FIP-CPS Webinar: Back to basics: the respiratory system and chronic respiratory disorders.

Online, 3pm-4pm CEST (Netherlands)

Description  

Chronic respiratory diseases (CRD), such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, kill more than four million people every year and affect hundreds of millions more. These diseases erode the health and well-being of the patients and have a negative impact on families and societies, and constitute a serious public health problem in all countries throughout the world. As an international federation of organisations of pharmacists, it is the mission and responsibility of FIP to address issues that broadly affect health and well-being across the globe. Despite the widespread assumption that the problem is one that only affects the developed world, chronic diseases are pandemic. The report by the World Health Organization (WHO), “Preventing Chronic Diseases: a vital investment” provides a background for FIP and its members to become actively involved in educating and advocating for the resolution of this issue. The aim of this series of webinars is to enable pharmacists throughout the world to provide better care for patients suffering from chronic respiratory diseases: (I) Describe the general background for chronic respiratory disorders. (II) Explain the different therapies available. (III) Outline how to help patients make the most of the therapies available, effectively and safely. (IV) Describe different potential services from community pharmacists for CRD patients.
Contact  

name  

Webinar Chair: Jaime Acosta Gómez

e-mail  

j.acostapharm@gmail.com

website  

http://fip.org/CPS-Webinars

29 September 2016- 29 September 2016

HPS webinar - Topic 1: Counterfeit Medications

8 am EST (US), Online

Description  

Substandard, spurious, falsely labelled, falsified and counterfeit (SSFFC) medical products or “counterfeit medications” are defined as those that contain the wrong or no active ingredient or are contaminated. They are becoming increasingly common within supply chains worldwide and pose a serious risk to patient safety. This webinar will provide an overview of the SSFFC issues as well as outline current surveillance and monitoring programs employed globally to combat this public health issue.
Contact  

name  

John Hertig

e-mail  

jhertig@purdue.edu

website  

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5870405107886174722

04 October 2016- 04 October 2016

FIP-CPS Webinar: Treating patients with chronic respiratory disorders effectively and safely.

Online, 3pm-4pm CEST (Netherlands)

Description  

Chronic respiratory diseases (CRD), such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, kill more than four million people every year and affect hundreds of millions more. These diseases erode the health and well-being of the patients and have a negative impact on families and societies, and constitute a serious public health problem in all countries throughout the world. As an international federation of organisations of pharmacists, it is the mission and responsibility of FIP to address issues that broadly affect health and well-being across the globe. Despite the widespread assumption that the problem is one that only affects the developed world, chronic diseases are pandemic. The report by the World Health Organization (WHO), “Preventing Chronic Diseases: a vital investment” provides a background for FIP and its members to become actively involved in educating and advocating for the resolution of this issue. The aim of this series of webinars is to enable pharmacists throughout the world to provide better care for patients suffering from chronic respiratory diseases: (I) Describe the general background for chronic respiratory disorders. (II) Explain the different therapies available. (III) Outline how to help patients make the most of the therapies available, effectively and safely. (IV) Describe different potential services from community pharmacists for CRD patients. SPEAKER: Nada Hazem Farrag
Contact  

name  

Webinar Chair: Jaime Acosta Gómez

e-mail  

j.acostapharm@gmail.com

website  

http://fip.org/CPS-Webinars

10 October 2016- 11 October 2016

2nd International Symposium on Scientific and Regulatory Advances in Complex Drugs (SRACD 2016)

Budapest, Hungary

Description  

The symposium will focus on biologicals and non-biological complex drugs (NBCDs). These complex drugs require a paradigm shift for regulatory approval compared to the requirements for small molecules. These complex drugs are difficult to fully characterize and the tight control of the manufacturing process makes the specific product. The symposium will discuss biologicals and NBCDs, what they are and why are they different, scientific and regulatory advances in bioanalytical methodologies to characterize these biologicals, complex drugs and nanoparticles. SRACD 2016 will present similarities between biologicals and NBCDs. It will focus on potential challenges in therapeutic equivalence evaluation of NBCDs like nanomedicines, iron sucrose complexes, glatiramoids, liposomes and complex ophthalmic emulsions.
Contact  

name  

Mr. Attila Varga

address  

H-1255 Budapest, P.O. Box 48, Hungary

tel  

+36 1 225 0210

fax  

+36 1 201 2680

e-mail  

diamond@diamond-congress.hu

website  

http://sracd.hu/first-ciruclar/

11 October 2016- 11 October 2016

FIP-CPS Webinar: Pharmacists always walk the extra mile: tips and advice to help patients make the most of their therapies

Online, 3pm-4pm CEST (Netherlands)

Description  

Chronic respiratory diseases (CRD), such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, kill more than four million people every year and affect hundreds of millions more. These diseases erode the health and well-being of the patients and have a negative impact on families and societies, and constitute a serious public health problem in all countries throughout the world. As an international federation of organisations of pharmacists, it is the mission and responsibility of FIP to address issues that broadly affect health and well-being across the globe. Despite the widespread assumption that the problem is one that only affects the developed world, chronic diseases are pandemic. The report by the World Health Organization (WHO), “Preventing Chronic Diseases: a vital investment” provides a background for FIP and its members to become actively involved in educating and advocating for the resolution of this issue. The aim of this series of webinars is to enable pharmacists throughout the world to provide better care for patients suffering from chronic respiratory diseases: (I) Describe the general background for chronic respiratory disorders. (II) Explain the different therapies available. (III) Outline how to help patients make the most of the therapies available, effectively and safely. (IV) Describe different potential services from community pharmacists for CRD. SPEAKER: Kristine Petrasko
Contact  

name  

Webinar chair: Jaime Acosta Gómez

e-mail  

j.acostapharm@gmail.com

website  

http://fip.org/CPS-Webinars

18 October 2016- 20 October 2016

Advancing Pharmacy Horizons: Integrating Education, Practice and Research

Lebanese International University, Bekaa, Lebanon

Description  

The School of Pharmacy at the Lebanese International University organizes its first International Conference and the 19th Congress of the Scientific Association of the Colleges of Pharmacy in the Arab World, under the theme: Advancing Pharmacy Horizons: Integrating Education, Practice and Research. This meeting will provide a unique opportunity for pharmacy professionals to update their knowledge about all recent practices and research in clinical pharmacy, pharmacy education, pharmaceutical industry, and various pharmaceutical sciences. This will be attained through a rich and varied program, including keynote and plenary sessions, oral and poster presentations, as well as interactive workshops related to the conference main tracks.
Contact  

address  

Lebanese International University - Bekaa Campus
Khyara, West Bekaa

tel  

+ 961 8 640930/1/2

fax  

+ 961 8 640871

e-mail  

phar.conference@liu.edu.lb

website  

www.pharconfliu2016.com

18 October 2016- 18 October 2016

FIP-CPS Webinar: Let´s build a service for patients with a chronic respiratory disease.

Online, 3pm-4pm CEST (Netherlands)

Description  

Chronic respiratory diseases (CRD), such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, kill more than four million people every year and affect hundreds of millions more. These diseases erode the health and well-being of the patients and have a negative impact on families and societies, and constitute a serious public health problem in all countries throughout the world. As an international federation of organisations of pharmacists, it is the mission and responsibility of FIP to address issues that broadly affect health and well-being across the globe. Despite the widespread assumption that the problem is one that only affects the developed world, chronic diseases are pandemic. The report by the World Health Organization (WHO), “Preventing Chronic Diseases: a vital investment” provides a background for FIP and its members to become actively involved in educating and advocating for the resolution of this issue. The aim of this series of webinars is to enable pharmacists throughout the world to provide better care for patients suffering from chronic respiratory diseases: (I) Describe the general background for chronic respiratory disorders. (II) Explain the different therapies available. (III) Outline how to help patients make the most of the therapies available, effectively and safely. (IV) Describe different potential services from community pharmacists for CRD. SPEAKER: Fin Mc Caul
Contact  

name  

Webinar Chair: Jaime Acosta Gómez

e-mail  

j.acostapharm@gmail.com

website  

http://fip.org/CPS-Webinars

07 November 2016- 08 November 2016

Global Conference on Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Education

Nanjing, China

Description  

This unique conference will gather pharmacy leaders from across the globe to set the future milestones for education and workforce development of pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists, creating a global vision for transformative pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences education. Participants of the Global Conference on Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Education will be able to input into the following crucial documents: Global Vision for the Workforce and Workforce Development (in the context of education and training); Pharmaceutical Workforce Development Goals; and Professional Statements on Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Education.
Contact  

name  

Joana Carrasqueira

address  

Andries Bickerweg 5
2517 JP The Hague
The Netherlands

tel  

+31 70 302 1984

fax  

+31 70 302 1999

e-mail  

education@fip.org

website  

http://www.fip.org/nanjing2016/

14 November 2016- 17 November 2016

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)

Denver Convention Center, Denver, Colorado, United States

Description  

Annual Meeting
Contact  

name  

Jeff Sproehnle

address  

2107 Wilson Blvd. Suite 700 Arlington
VA 22201-3042

tel  

+1.703.248.4788

fax  

+1.703.243.9650

e-mail  

sproehnlej@aaps.org

website  

http://www.aaps.org

15 November 2016- 15 November 2016

HPS Webinar - Topic 2: Medication Safety Best Practices

7 am EST (US), Online

Description  

As health care practitioners, it is imminent that pharmacists provide care for patients that is both effective and safe. This learning opportunity outlines global best practices for ensuring patient safety and technological advances that can augment our efforts.
Contact  

name  

John Hertig

e-mail  

jhertig@purdue.edu

website  

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8328925202221292290

28 November 2016- 29 November 2016

PharmaVenue – networking, licensing and partnering event

Hotel Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I, Barcelona, Spain

Description  

PharmaVenue offers unparalleled opportunities to establish new business relationships with companies from 40 countries through pre-scheduled one-on-one meetings with decision makers. PharmaVenue offers unparalleled opportunities to identify new business opportunities, have pre-scheduled meetings with decision makers from around 40 countries and forge new partnership deals in the field of branded prescription drugs, healthcare/OTC products, generics, nutraceuticals/food supplements, medical devices and hospital products. Our state-of-the art interactive partnering software enables you to efficiently select the most attractive license opportunities, pre-arrange and conduct many productive business meetings with matching interests to unlock future revenue streams.By having access to detailed information on key license projects of each participating company prior to the event and with help of several interactive networking tools, we facilitate the process of screening potential opportunities and partners. Thanks to a two phase meeting request system, you may easily submit and review meeting requests through the password protected web-site during six weeks. In the first round, meeting requests are scheduled according to each participant’s priorities. During the second round one week prior to the event, and once you have access to your individual meeting schedule you may complete your schedule with additional meetings base on participants’ availability. This way you may experience more productive business meetings in two days than in the entire rest of the year. At our PharmaVenue congress you will be able to meet with CEOs and Senior Executives in Business Development, Licensing, Research as well as Directors of Marketing & Sales.
Contact  

name  

Isabel M. Bravo

address  

Via Laietana 71 Pral 2º
08003 Barcelona

tel  

+34 935 478 228

fax  

+34 935 526 226

e-mail  

office@pharmavenue.com

website  

www.pharmavenue.com

28 November 2016- 29 November 2016

UNESCO-MARS: Empowering research from Africa for Africa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Description  

UNESCO-MARS aims to bring together researchers from across Africa to discuss the generation, sharing and dissemination of research data and to prepare for the road ahead in Africa’s development as an international hub for research excellence and scientific innovation. The annual Summit aims to contribute to building research capacity in the African research community, with special focus on “Infectious Diseases and Women Health”. The Summit will also showcase innovative research taking place in projects, programs and initiatives across African universities, and by the wider African research community. The summit is a unique opportunity for Africa’s young and talented scientists to share their research output and findings with the top echelon of scientists from Africa and abroad. It is also an opportunity for networking and career development. The Summit will presents a platform where young scientists will be able to discuss the enabling environment for better research among others.
Contact  

website  

http://www.unesco-mars.com/index.php

02 December 2016- 05 December 2016

Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association (APSA) Scientific Meeting

Sydney, Australia

Description  

On behalf of the Organising Committee, it gives us great pleasure to invite you to join us at the Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association (APSA) conference, being held at The University of Sydney from Friday 2nd – Monday 5th December 2016. The APSA Annual Scientific Meetings bring together international and national academics and researchers in the fields of pharmaceutical science, clinical sciences, pharmacy practice, and pharmacy education. The 2016 conference theme is Precision medicine, personalising healthcare, which will cover recent advances and potential for personalised medicine, and encompass symposia on advanced practice, infectious diseases, improving medicines use, drug delivery, big data for precision medicine /e-health and precision therapy. The program will showcase outstanding speakers including the following international and national keynote speakers:
Contact  

name  

APSA Annual conference secretariat

address  

PO Box 351
Hamilton Central QLD 4007 Australia, suite 137 - 143 Racecourse road, Ascot QLD 4007

tel  

+61738482100

fax  

+61738482133

e-mail  

apsa2016@expertevents.com.au

website  

http://bit.ly/28XhiuZ

17 January 2017- 17 January 2017

HPS webinar - Topic 3: Poster and Abstract Preparation

7 am EST (US), Online

Description  

Adding to the collective global knowledge available to pharmacists is one of the most important contributions we can make. While the process of preparing formal posters and presentations can be time-intensive, sharing knowledge is an integral part of advancing the practice of pharmacy worldwide. Learn more about the abstract preparation and submission process as well as specific requirements for publications submitted to FIP.
Contact  

name  

John Hertig

e-mail  

jhertig@purdue.edu

23 January 2017- 25 January 2017

XIII Congress of the Spanish Society of Industrial Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology (SEFIG)

Universidad de Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares, Spain

Description  

The XIII Congress of the Spanish Society of Industrial Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology (SEFIG) is a meeting event in which new and relevant aspects related to pharmaceutical sciences from the point of view of pharmaceutical industry, research and academia are shared and discussed. The conference will be held at the Universidad de Alcalá (Spain) and will devote two sessions to Pharmaceutical Technology in which two plenary lectures will cover the following topics: “The development of new subcutaneous implants” and “Nanomedicine development of oral poorly soluble drugs”. One session of the meeting will be dedicated to biopharmaceutic topics such as “The use of biosimilar drugs” and “Predictive models of oversaturation and intestinal absorption”. Finally, a round table session will discuss new challenges regarding academia and pharmaceutical research. Poster exhibitions, oral presentations, together with the annual meeting of the SEFIG will also take place during the conference.
Contact  

name  

José Luis Arias Mediano

tel  

0034 958 243 902

fax  

0034 958 248 958

e-mail  

secretario@sefig.org

website  

http://www.sefig.org/

20 March 2017- 22 March 2017

U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention: Nanomedicines – Technical and Regulatory Perspectives

USP Meetings Center , United States

Description  

Nanomedicines are drug products that are formulated using colloidal systems, generally known as liposomes, nanospheres, microspheres, etc. This workshop is a forum for the discussion of the new challenges presented by this type of products including nomenclature, regulatory requirements, analytical techniques and procedures for the characterization and control of the critical quality attributes of these colloidal systems.
Contact  

tel  

+1-301-816-8136

website  

http://www.usp.org/meetings-courses/workshops/nanomedicines-technical-and-regulatory-perspectives

28 April 2017- 04 May 2017

AAPS National Biotechnology Conference

San Diego, CA, United States
Contact  

name  

Jeff Sproehnle

address  

2107 Wilson Blvd. Suite 700 Arlington VA 22201-3042

tel  

+1.703.248.4788

fax  

+1.703.243.9650

e-mail  

sproehnlej@aaps.org

website  

http://www.aaps.org

21 May 2017- 24 May 2017

6th FIP Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress 2017

Stockholm, Sweden

Description  

Attend PSWC 2017 to: Meet and network with key opinion leaders in pharmaceutical sciences from all over the world Learn what will happen in the future from leading experts Hear high level speakers share their latest research in plenary sessions, workshops, debates, roundtables and unique regional showcases Enjoy the most populous city in Scandinavia PSWC 2017 will also foster the development of a new generation of visionary and ground-breaking pharmaceutical scientists via special activities for students.
Contact  

name  

Mireille Swakhoven

address  

Andries Bickerweg 5
2517 JP The Hague

tel  

+31 703021970

fax  

+31 703021999

e-mail  

pswc@fip.org

website  

http://www.pswc2017.fip.org/

10 September 2017- 14 September 2017

77th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Seoul, Republic of Korea

Description  

Medicines and beyond! The soul of pharmacy. New ways for pharmacy to provide more than just medicines. The 2017 FIP congress in Seoul, Republic of Korea, invites pharmacy practitioners and pharmaceutical scientists from around the world to come together to consider ways of extending the role of pharmacists so that they are seen as much more than simply medicines providers.
Contact  

name  

Mireille Swakhoven

address  

Andries Bickerweg 5
2517 JP The Hague

tel  

+31 703021970

fax  

+31 703021999

e-mail  

congress@fip.org

website  

http://www.fip.org/seoul2017/FIP_2ndAnnouncement_Seoul_WEB.pdf

12 November 2017- 16 November 2017

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, United States

Description  

Annual Meeting
Contact  

name  

Jeff Sproehnle

address  

2107 Wilson Blvd. Suite 700 Arlington
VA 22201-3042

tel  

+1.703.248.4788

fax  

+1.703.243.9650

e-mail  

sproehnlej@aaps.org

website  

http://www.aaps.org

01 November 2018- 08 November 2018

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)

Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC, United States

Description  

Annual Meeting
Contact  

name  

Jeff Sproehnle

address  

2107 Wilson Blvd. Suite 700 Arlington
VA 22201-3042

tel  

+1.703.248.4788

fax  

+1.703.243.9650

e-mail  

sproehnlej@aaps.org

website  

http://www.aaps.org

02 November 2019- 07 November 2019

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas, United States

Description  

Annual Meeting
Contact  

name  

Jeff Sproehnle

address  

2107 Wilson Blvd. Suite 700 Arlington
VA 22201-3042

tel  

+1.703.248.4788

fax  

+1.703.243.9650

e-mail  

sproehnlej@aaps.org

website  

http://www.aaps.org

25 October 2020- 29 October 2020

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)

New Orleans, LA, United States

Description  

Annual Meeting
Contact  

name  

Jeff Sproehnle

address  

2107 Wilson Blvd. Suite 700 Arlington
VA 22201-3042

tel  

+1.703.248.4788

fax  

+1.703.243.9650

e-mail  

sproehnlej@aaps.org

website  

http://www.aaps.org