THE CONFERENCE

The University of the Philippines College of Pharmacy and the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Pharmacy are pleased to announce the 6th International Conference on Pharmaceuticals, Nutraceuticals, and Cosmetic Science (IPNaCS) 2018. IPNaCS is a joint conference by prestigious Asian Universities: Universitas Indonesia, Josai University Japan, Chulalongkorn University Thailand, Universiti Teknologi MARA Malaysia, University of Santo Tomas Philippines, and University of the Philippines Manila.

IPNaCS 2018 is a venue for pharmacy researchers, academics, students, and any interested person from various institutes in the Asia-Pacific region to present their research work through oral or poster presentations, and to discuss issues, best practices, and newly generated information in the following areas:

1. Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Natural Products

2. Pharmaceutical and Cosmeceutical Technology

3. Pharmacology and Toxicology

4. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

5. Nutraceuticals and Alternative Medicine

6. Social Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice

The theme of this year’s conference is “Innovations and Better Compliance in Pharmaceuticals, Nutraceuticals, and Cosmetic Science through Research and Regulations”. It will be held on November 22-23, 2018 at the Buenaventura Garcia Paredes OP Building, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The Professional Regulation Commission has approved Fourteen (14) CPD units for registered Filipino pharmacists who will be attending this conference.

IMPORTANT DATES

Submission of Research Abstracts: April 15 – November 7, 2018

Early-bird Registration: April 15 – November 7, 2018

IPNaCS 2018: November 22 & 23, 2018

PRESENTATION GUIDELINES

Oral Presentations

All oral presentations should not exceed 15 minutes. A 5-minute Q&A will follow after each presentation.

Save your presentation slides (.pptx) in a flash drive and submit the file on 22 November 2018 (Thursday) at 7:00 AM to our staff at the Registration Area.

The format of your presentation is up to you with regards to the font size, style, and size of the slides. Ensure that your presentation has the following parts: Introduction, Methodology, Results & Discussion, Conclusion, and Recommendations.

Arrive at the session hall at least 30 minutes before your presentation.

Accepted papers shall only be presented at the Conference and be included in the Abstracts Book if the presenting author has registered on or before November 7, 2018.

Poster Presentations

Take note of the specifications for your poster display: 0.9 x 1.2 meters (WxH). Do not forget to include the abstract number in your poster.

Place your poster only on the board allotted for you. The abstract code will be listed on the right corner of the board to serve as your guide.

Arrive at the venue early in the morning of the first day to mount your poster. Adhesive tapes will be provided on 22-23 November 2018. All posters must be removed from the panel boards on the second day between 4:00 to 5:00 PM.

You are requested to stand by your poster during tea breaks to discuss your research work with the delegates.

Accepted papers shall only be presented at the Conference and be included in the Abstracts Book if the presenting author has registered on or before November 7, 2018.

REGISTRATION

Early bird

Regular

Local Students*

Php 4,500

Php 5,000

Local Professionals

Php 5,500

Php 6,000

Foreign Students*

USD 250

USD 300

Foreign Professionals

USD 300

USD 400

Registration fee for accompanying persons is USD 50, regardless of locality and date of registration.

To register, please click this link.

*Students include undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent graduates. Proof of latest registration or enrollment must be uploaded during on-line registration.

PAYMENTS

Please deposit to these bank accounts:

A. PESO ACCOUNT

Name of the Bank: Banco de Oro

Account Name: UP Pharmacy Alumni Foundation, Inc.

Account Number (Php): 002410171628

B. DOLLAR ACCOUNT

Name of the Bank: Banco de Oro

Account Name: UP Pharmacy Alumni Foundation, Inc.

Account Number (USD): 102410151570

Swift Code: BNORPHMM

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