Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Conference 2015 – Innovation and Future Directions in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED)

Event Date : 01/08/2015 - 02/08/2015
Event Time : 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The online registration and online abstract submission has been closed. If you have missed the deadline, please email icl@imu.edu.my for offline registration and abstract submission.

The School of Pharmacy is pleased to announce its inaugural Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Conference. The event is marked as one of the 10 year anniversary events of the Bachelor of Pharmacy programme offered by IMU since 2004.

The conference provides an excellent opportunity to explore and discuss the innovation, development and future directions of pharmacy education, practice and pharmaceutical sciences research.

Keynote Speakers

  • Emeritus Prof Brian Furman, Scotland
  • Prof Alexander Irvine Gray, Scotland
  • A/Prof Dr Teerapol Srichana, Thailand

Objectives

  • To share the innovative developments and future directions of pharmacy education, practice and pharmaceutical sciences research.
  • To provide a platform for pharmacy educators, practitioners and researchers to exchange and share their experiences and research findings about all aspects of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

 

Who Should Attend?

Academics, pharmacists, researchers, industry persons and students

CPD Points Will Be Awarded

By Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society

  • Pre-Conference Workshops – 6 credit points
  • Conference – 20 credit points
  • Post-Conference Workshops – 10 credit points

REGISTRATION FEE ABSTRACT SUBMISSION CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

 

 Registration Fee   (All fees inclusive GST 6%)

Early Bird
(Before 10 June 2015)
Normal Student
Local International Local International Local International
Pre-Conference Workshop RM212 RM318 RM318 RM424 RM159 RM212
Conference RM689 RM795 RM954 RM1,113 RM477 RM583
Post-Conference Workshop RM689 RM795 RM954 RM1,113 RM477 RM583
Pre-Conference Workshop +
Conference
RM795 RM954 RM1,166 RM1,431 RM583 RM689
Conference + Post-Conference
Workshop
RM1,166 RM1,272 RM1,696 RM1,908 RM848 RM954
Pre-Conference Workshop +
Conference +
Post-Conference Workshop
RM1,325 RM1,590 RM1,908 RM2,173 RM954 RM1,113

 

Group Registration
The early bird rate applies to the group registration of 5 and above from the same organisation. To get the group registration discount please contact the Secretariat of PPSC 2015 icl@imu.edu.my for registration.

 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

Call for abstracts:

  • Oral Presentation
  • Poster Presentation
    ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
    – Deadline for online registration and online abstract submission is on 14 July 2015. If you have missed the deadline, please email icl@imu.edu.my for offline registration and abstract submission.
    – Click here to Download Abstract Guidelines (PDF).
    – The organiser reserves the right to change any of these Abstract Submission Guidelines at any time without notice.

Awards

  • 2 awards for undergraduate oral presenters
  • 2 awards for poster presenters

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

PRE-CONFERENCE
31st July 2015 (Friday)

TIME EVENT
0900-1600 Workshop A: Writing Good Research Proposals and Research Manuscripts  for Publication
Emeritus Prof Brian Furman , A/Prof Tan Eng Lai
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Workshop B: Evidence-based Teaching in Pharmacy Education: Effective Workplace Learning
A/Prof Er Hui Meng, Prof Vishna Devi Nadarajah, Dr Wong Pei Se, Mr David Chong
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Workshop C: Computer-aided Development and Optimisation of Nano Formulations and Conventional Dosage Forms
Dr Rakesh Kumar Tekade, Dr Venkata Srikanth Meka
View Workshop Details


MAIN CONFERENCE

DAY ONE – 1 August 2015 (Saturday)

TIME EVENT
0800 – 0830 Registration and Refreshment
0830 – 0840 Welcome
Professor Dr Peter Pook
Vice President, International Medical University
0840 – 0915
Drug Discovery from Natural Sources: What Role Might the Orang Asli Play in This?
Professor Dr Alexander I. Gray, University of Strathclyde; Glasgow, Scotland
0915 – 0950
KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
The Role of Pharmacists in the Malaysian Transformed Healthcare Delivery System Opening Ceremony
Dr. Salmah Bahri, Director of Pharmacy Enforcement Office, Pharmaceutical Services Division, Ministry of Health, Malaysia
0950 – 1020 Tea Break, Tour of the Exhibition Booths and Poster Viewing
1020 – 1040 The Professional Society’s Responsibility in Championing the Fundamental Role of Pharmacists as Healthcare Practitioners
Dato’ Nancy Ho, President, Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society
1040 – 1230 Forum 1: Strategizing Pharmacy Education for Work Ready Graduates in the Malaysian Transformed Healthcare Delivery System
Chairman: Prof Dr Yeoh Peng Nam, Dean, School of Pharmacy, International Medical University
Speaker Institution Topic: Viewpoint from
Mr John CP Chang Immediate Past President Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations, Council Member, Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society Professional Society
Prof Dr Aishah Adam Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universiti Teknologi Mara Curriculum Content
Prof Dr PT Thomas Dean School of Pharmacy, Taylor’s University The Regulatory Authority
Prof Mohamed Azmi Ahmad Hassali School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia Public Health Pharmacy
Mr Jimmy Piong Managing Director, Kotra Pharma Pharmaceutical Industry
Mr Lew Hon Keen Managing Director, Trustz Pharmacy Community Pharmacy
Professor Dr Brian Furman Emeritus and Research Professor, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland Work Readiness of Pharmacy Graduates in the United Kingdom
Assoc Professor Dr Teerapol Srichana Prince of Songkla University (PSU), Thailand Work Readiness of Pharmacy Graduates in Thailand
1230 – 1315 Lunch Symposium I
1315 – 1400 Box Lunch
1400 – 1600 Concurrent Oral Presentations: Oral Presentations 1 (10+3min Q&A each)
1600 – 1630 Tea Break and Poster Viewing
1630 – 1730 Oral Presentations of 4 shortlisted Undergraduate (UG) Research Papers for Best Oral Presentation Award


MAIN CONFERENCE

DAY TWO- 2 August 2015 (Sunday)

TIME EVENT
0830-0845 Welcome
0845-0925 Making Teaching and Learning Engaging with Technology
Associate Professor Dr Kang Yew Beng
Associate Director, E-Learning, International Medical University
0925 – 1000 Cyclic 3’5’AMP in hormone secreting cells: Is it a useful target in the Development of treatments for diabetes?
Professor Brian L Furman
Emeritus Professor and Research Professor Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
1000- 1025
Tea and Poster Viewing
1025- 1100
Advance Drug Delivery to the Lung
Assoc Professor Dr Teerapol Srichana
Dean of Postgraduate Studies, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand
1100-1230
Forum 2: Current Issues in Pharmacy: Dispensing Separation for Better Healthcare Delivery
Chairperson: Mr David Chong
International Medical University
Speaker Institution Topic
Prof Dr Yeoh Peng Nam Dean, School of Pharmacy, International Medical University The Gap between Pharmacy Education Outcomes and Practice
Prof Dr Mohamed Azmi Ahmad Hassali School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia The benefits of Returning: Dispensing Rights to the Pharmacists
Mr Amrahi Buang Chief Pharmacist, University of Malaya Medical Centre; Vice President, Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society What the Pharmacy Profession Need to Do for a Seamless Transfer
Prof Dato’ Sivalingam Nalliah International Medical University How it will impact the Doctor in Private Practice
President, Consumer Association of Penang (TBC) TBC How it will impact the People
1230 – 1315 Lunch Symposium II
1315 – 1400 Box Lunch
1400 – 1600 Concurrent Oral Presentations: Oral Presentations 2 (10+3min in Q&A each)
1600 – 1615 Tea
1615 – 1715 Announcement and Presentation of Awards for Oral and Poster Presentations


POST-CONFERENCE:
“Best Practices for Phytochemical Research in Drug Discovery”

DAY ONE – 3 August 2015 (Monday)

TIME
ACTIVITY FACILITATOR
0830 – 0900
Registration & breakfast  
0900 – 0915
Opening remarks Prof Yeoh Peng Nam
0915 – 1030

Best Practices in the Collection and Storage of Plant Material

Preliminary identification of phytoconstituents

Prof Alexander I. Gray
1045 – 1115
Tea break
 
1115 – 1230

Phytoconstituents – Focused Extraction Techniques

Phytoconstituents – Focused Isolation Techniques

Prof Alexander I. Gray
1230 – 1330 Lunch & Networking
1330 – 1445

Principles of NMR

  • 1H and 13C 1-D NMR techniques
  • Chemical shift, types of protons, number of protons, coupling, multiplicity, splitting patterns, ‘shapes of peaks’, spin systems.
  • Complex mixture analysis
Prof Alexander I. Gray
1445 – 1515
Tea and discussion
 
1515 – 1700 pm

Hands-on Session

  • Interpretation of 1D NMR

Prof Alexander I. Gray

Dr Sagineedu Sreenivasa Rao

Dr Srinivasan Ramamurthy

Refreshment

 

DAY TWO – 4 August 2015 (Tuesday)

TIME
ACTIVITY FACILITATOR
0900 – 1030

Principles of NMR

  • 1H and 13C 1D NMR techniques
  • 1H-1H decoupling NOEs, etc.
  • Deducing structures
Prof Alexander I. Gray
1030 – 1100 Tea break
1100 – 1230

Hands-on Session

  • Interpretation of 1D NMR

Prof Alexander I. Gray

Dr Sagineedu Sreenivasa Rao

Dr Srinivasan Ramamurthy

1230 – 1330 Lunch & Networking
1330 – 1445

2D NMR Spectroscopy

  • 2D NMR techniques
  • 1H-1H homonuclear and 1H-13C heteronuclear correlations (COSY, TOCSY, HSQC, HMBC, J-Resolved etc.)
  • Deducing structures
Prof Alexander I. Gray
1445–1515 Tea break
1515 – 1700

Hands-on Session

  • Interpretation of 2D NMR

Prof Alexander I. Gray

Dr Sagineedu Sreenivasa Rao

Dr Srinivasan Ramamurthy

1700 – 1730

Closing Remarks, Certificate Presentation

  • Group photo
Prof Mallikarjuna Rao Pichika

 

Note: Program details are subject to change and final version will be made available before conference.

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