Events

Each year, IPSF organises and co-organises events all around the world. The World Congress (WC), an event that is organised annually at the beginning of August, together with four Regional Symposia in AfRO, APRO, EMRO and PARO, form the most important annual events of the Federation.

66TH IPSF WORLD CONGRESS - SEOUL, REPUBLIC OF KOREA

27 Jul - 5 Aug 2021
The 66th IPSF World Congress 2021 will be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, hosted by Korean National Association for Pharmaceutical students (KNAPS) from 27th July until 5th August 2021. The Congress will gather more than 600 pharmacy students and recent graduates from 90 countries worldwide. The main theme of the conference Transforming Pharmacists’ Roles: Improving Quality of Life through Healthcare innovation will give opportunities to all participants to think and share their ideas on ‘what is transforming pharmacists’ roles’ together with prominent speakers.

2nd European Regional Symposium (EuRS) - 2021

13 - 17 Jul 2021
​​​​​​​The next European Symposium of IPSF will be held in Porto, a very emblematic and Invicta city of Portugal! The event will be hosted by Associação de Estudantes da Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto (AEFFUP), by a fully motivated Reception Committee willing to develop an event that will stay in the memory of every participant!

14th Pan American Regional Symposium (PARS) - 2021

5 - 12 Jul 2021
Pan America Regional Symposium (PARS 2021 is the annual symposium of the International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF) for students in the Americas and beyond! Pharmacy students and recent graduates will gather to exchange knowledge, gain cultural awareness and strengthen their skills as future health professionals and global leaders. PARS is also a great opportunity to make unforgettable experiences and lifelong friendships.

9th African Pharmaceutical Symposium (AfPS) - 2021

4 - 12 Jul 2021
The 9th edition of the African Pharmaceutical Symposium (AfPS) is scheduled for the 4th – 12th July 2021 at Kopanong Hotel & Conference Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, and will be held under the theme “Pharmacy Practice in the 21st century: Regulation, Technology and Pharmaceutical Care”. 

19th Asia Pacific Pharmaceutical Symposium (APPS) - 2021

28 Jun - 4 Jul 2021
The Asia Pacific Pharmaceutical Symposium (APPS) is the largest event held under IPSF APRO. Pharmacy students from Asia Pacific will gather for workshops, symposiums, competitions, and more! APPS also allows its participants to indulge in interactive activities such as excursion day, international night, and gala night. Every year, different countries and associations host the APPS.

IPSF E-Conference

31 Jul - 1 Aug 2020
This virtual conference aims to educate pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences students on the expanding roles of pharmacists in diverse practice settings during public health emergencies. At the end of this event, it is expected that all participants will be adequately knowledgeable in this topic as students today are the pharmaceutical workforce of tomorrow. Certificates will be given to all attendees at end of the conference.