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 2020
The 66th IPSF World Congress 2020 will be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, hosted by Korean National Association for Pharmaceutical students (KNAPS) from 27th July until 5th August 2020. 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) - 2020

14 - 18 Jul 2020
​​​​​​​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) - 2020

5 - 12 Jul 2020
Pan America Regional Symposium (PARS 2019 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) - 2020

4 - 12 Jul 2020
The 9th edition of the African Pharmaceutical Symposium (AfPS) is scheduled for the 4th – 12th July 2020 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) - 2020

28 Jun - 4 Jul 2020
The 19th IPSF Asia-Pacific Pharmaceutical Symposium 2020 will be held in Singapore, hosted by the National University of Singapore Pharmaceutical Society (NUSPS). The regional symposium will gather more than 400 pharmacy and pharmaceutical science students and recent graduates from the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. The theme of APPS 2020 is - 'Envisioning our potential as Millennial Pharmacists'. From APPS 2020, you will be equipped with the lens to look ahead in the future, imagining the future possibilities for you to develop and conceive your best self to upskill for future challenges and opportunities ahead.

World Healthcare Students' Symposium 2019 (WHSS)

14 - 19 Jun 2020
The 8th WHSS is coordinated by the Organizing Committee with 3 host organizations based in South Africa including South African Medical Students Association (SAMSA) and UCT Surgical Society Student Health and Welfare Centre's Organisation (SHAWCO). The theme of the 8th WHSS is “COLLISIONS IN HEALTH: Youth leading Health for All”. The symposium is expected to have around 1000 delegates from all over the world, with diverse healthcare profession backgrounds.