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Programme Overview_online – IPSF World Congress 2021
Tentative schedule of Online World Congress

Educational & Scientific Symposium

In World Congress symposia, experts from various fields will speak to pharmacy students and recent graduates on the current trends in pharmaceutical education and science. Expertise and personal experiences shared by our renowned speakers will provide a chance for pharmacy students and recent graduates to reflect on their roles in the future, to cope with environmental changes and innovations in digital healthcare. At the Symposium of the 66th IPSF World Congress, participants will learn, network and share their thoughts on Pharmacogenomics, a clinical blueprint for individualized patient care, and innovative platforms for patient education.


Workshops at the World Congress will be educative, informative and social. Using peer-learning techniques and other interactive measures, these workshops will convey suggestions on how the pharmacists’ role should change in this rapidly changing era. Also, this will be a critical time to discuss how community pharmacies and pharmaceutical industries contribute to the pharmacy system, health/medical treatment, public health and pharmacy education. In the social parts of workshops, Korean traditional and various contents will be presented. Thus, this session will offer valuable time for participants to broaden their insight on diverse fields.

Public Health Campaign

Public Health campaign aims to offer participants a chance to expert on communities positive influence about health promotion. Also, participants will develop information delivery skills by communicating with the public throughout the campaign. Some examples on the theme of Public Health Campaign are adult and chronic diseases, as well as misuse and abuse of medicines. To effectively inform the public, participants will actively prepare, learn and familiarize themselves with the various contents such as prevention and management of diseases, and the right usage of medicines.

Professional Development Events

IPSF is committed to promoting the role of the pharmacist. Professional Development involves the process of active participation in learning activities that assist individuals in developing and maintaining continuing competence, enhancing their professional practice and optimising health outcomes as an integral member of the health professional team. Through professional skills competitions, IPSF strives to enhance the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values required by pharmacy professionals and students for their future practice.

IPSF General Assembly

The General Assembly is the supreme decision-making body of the Federation and shall discuss and decide the furtherance of the objectives of the Federation. The General Assembly consists of all the members of the Federation, and official delegates of each association gather together to participate in decision making.

Social Events

IPSF World Congress is not only a chance to expand your insights in pharmacy and pharmaceutical fields, but also broaden your social networks with pharmacy students and young pharmacists worldwide from 90 countries. There will be social events every day that you can mingle with more than 400 delegates. There are Opening Ceremony and Gala Night to celebrate the beginning and the end of the World Congress. Furthermore, culture-oriented events such as International Night will be provided as well. We are very pleased to introduce our beautiful Korean culture through Korean Night and Urban Quest. There will be some unique parties waiting for you including Water Crush and Zombie Party. We are sure all delegates will have huge fun with IPSF friends from all over the world.