Calling for abstracts
Be active at the FIP 2016 Congress in Buenos Aires.
The FIP congress is a great place to promote your research!
The Community Pharmacy Section invites you to
present a paper at the Congress. You can submit
an abstract for a poster or an oral presentation. Abstracts
should be about pharmacy practice. Guidelines and the online
submission form are available
Abstract Mentoring Programme
For the forthcoming World Congress of Pharmacy and
Pharmaceutical Sciences in Buenos Aires, Argentina, FIP has
implemented an Abstract Mentoring Programme. This is an
extra support for authors with limited or no experience of
submitting an abstract for a scientific congress.
The goal of the mentoring programme is to help authors
present their material clearly and concisely before their
abstracts are submitted for the formal abstract review
Because abstracts must be in English the programme may be
particularly helpful for those whose first language is not
What mentors and mentees can expect
Abstract authors may send a draft of their abstract to a FIP
mentor and feedback will be provided.
The volunteers who serve as a mentor in this process will
pay attention to:
• Grammar and spelling
• General content (e.g. does the project address a "significant"
or "important" issue? Would
any further information improve the abstract?)
Comments from the mentor will be one-time-only advice. They
will not be followed by correspondence between mentor and
It is important to note that the mentoring process is
entirely separate from the formal abstract submission and
review process. Requesting mentoring assistance and gaining
feedback from that process will not guarantee that an
abstract will be accepted for presentation at the congress.
You will find the FIP guidelines on writing an abstract and
For more information, please send an email to:
online abstract form
Please submit your abstract no later than 1 April 2016.