Abstracts are now closed


Abstract submissions closed on 5 February 2018.  The peer reviewing process commenced on the 8th of February, and applicants were advised whether their abstract had been accepted by 30 March 2018.



In 2016 the International Pharmaceutical Federation agreed on 13 Workforce Development Goals (WDG’s) for sustainable workforce development. The Life Long Learning Conference is aligning with these goals, and have requests abstract authors to consider assigning relevant WDG’s to their submissions.  See here 


All accepted presenters are responsible for their own registration fees, travel and accommodation.  The conference will be conducted in English.




Types of sessions


Workshop sessions: These sessions are 90 minutes in length, including a short break at 45 minutes to allow participants in concurrently running sessions to move to a different session. The break is optional for workshops. Workshops must be practical and interactive and include opportunities for active learning and interaction between participants. It is recommended that a 90 minute workshop include about 30 to 40 minutes of content and 40 to 50 minutes of active learning.


Small group (concurrent) sessions: These sessions are 45 minutes in length. Sessions must include opportunity for discussion e.g. question and answer period, asking participants to contribute their experience, “buzz” groups (2-3 minute discussions on an issue in small groups of 2-3 people), etc. It is recommended that the 45 minute session include about 25 to 30 minutes of content and 15 to 20 minutes for interaction with/among participants.


Oral communications – project/research sessions: These presentations are allocated 15 minutes in length, and will be grouped together in groups of 3 presentations within each theme in each room. There will be 10 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for questions from the participants.


Poster sessions: See template. Posters will need to be available for viewing on Saturday and Sunday of the conference and there will be a manned poster-viewing time within the programme during that time when authors will be present with their posters. The program will also include a Life Long Learning in Pharmacy favourite item – “Visit my poster” where each poster author/s are given ONE minute per poster in plenary time to advertise their poster to conference participants. How you use this time is entirely up to you.

Posters should be A0 size in a Portrait style. Standard ISO A0 paper dimensions are 841mm x 1189mm (or 33.1 ×46.8inches).  Posters may be laminated or not, according to your preference.

Please bring Velcro dots or tacks to attach to the boards (not blu-tak)

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