IPSF World Congress 2019

IPSF World Congress 2019

The World Congress (WC) will be held in our region this year AfRO. The last time we held the WC in AfRO was in 2016 in Zimbabwe. This year, it takes place in the land of a thousand hills; Rwanda!!! This will be a major WC as we will be celebrating the IPSF 70th anniversary, having been founded in 1949.

The IPSF 70th anniversary celebration will take place during the WC in KIgali, Rwanda


The WC will take place from 30th July to 8th August 2019. This will be immediately after the IPSF AfPS taking place in Uganda from 19th to 29th July 2019.

IPSF World Congress dates

The host association of the WC is the Rwanda Pharmaceutical Students Association (RPSA). The association is one of the most active in AfRO and recently hosted the World Health Students Symposium (WHSS) in November 2017. The venue of the WC opening ceremony will be the Kigali Convention Centre.

IPSF World Congress opening ceremony venue in Kigali Rwanda

The venue can comfortably host hundreds of delegates for the WC. The city of Kigali is the cleanest in Africa and has an ambient environment. The main symposium venue will be the Kigali Conference and Exhibition Centre.

Main Symposium Venue: Kigali Conference and Exhibition Centre

We strive to make the registration process for the IPSF World Congress very simple. Visit https://ipsfwc2019.org/registration/ to register. The registration and payment process is divided into 3 phases as shown below.

World Congress Registration and Payment phases

Once you register, the Reception Committee will get in touch with you via email and share the payment and accommodation details. A post-congress tour is also organized for delegates who would wish to tour Rwanda. It will take place from 8th-12th August 2019. The sites to be visited will be communicated by the Reception Committee upon completion of registration.

IPSF WC post-congress tour

If you have any questions or comments about the IPSF WC, please contact [email protected]