Welcome Reception

Tuesday 29 September 2015, 17:00 – 19:00
Directly after the Opening Ceremony, the German Host Committee invites all participants and accompanying persons for a warm and festive Welcome Reception. All guests will be treated to drinks, in the perfect setting for catching up with old friends and making new ones.

FIP Fun Run

Thursday 1 October 2015, 06:45 – 08:00

For a fourth year the FIP Congress will include a 5km Fun Run, along the banks of the river Rhine. The FIP Fun Run is an excellent event promoting health and wellbeing, and an alternative networking opportunity for FIP delegates. We ask runners to register their interest in advance, as places will be limited. The 10 Euro fee is a donation to the FIP Foundation, which will help us to continue the development of programmes to advance the pharmacy profession.  


Young Pharmacists' Night

Thursday 1 October, 19:30 // Location : to be announced
Join young pharmacists and students from across the globe to network and celebrate all things pharmacy! This event which will no doubt provide lasting memories of your time at the FIP Congress in Düsseldorf. Tickets are available via the registration portal and a small number will be available for sale from the registration desk at the conference. Get in early so you don't miss out! It will truly be an event to remember!

Section Dinners

Friday 2 October 2015, 20:00 – 22:30
Academic Pharmacy Section
Clinical Biology Section
Community Pharmacy Section
Health & Medicines Information Section
Hospital Pharmacy Section
Industrial Pharmacy Section
Military & Emergency Pharmacy Section
Social and Administrative Pharmacy Section

Closing Dinner 

Saturday 3 October 2015, 19:30 – 23:00
The Closing Dinner will definitely be an exceptional and memorable evening and will treat participants to a spectacular closure of this year’s FIP Congress!

Dinner Tickets

You can purchase tickets for all the above mentioned dinners when registering online. Registration will open on this site on 1 February 2015.



Council Meetings

Monday 28 September 2015, 14:00 – 18:00
Tuesday 29 September 2015, 09:00 – 12:00
Saturday 3 October 2015, 14:00 – 16:00 (simultaneous translation for official delegates)
Official representatives from FIP Member Organisations and Observer Organisations can be admitted to the Council Meetings (one delegate par organisation). Each representative will be asked to submit a written proof when registering, that he/she has been officially appointed to represent his/her organisation.The Council Meetings will also be attended by the FIP Bureau Members and Section representatives. This year for the first time, FIP Individual Members are welcome to attend most of the Council Meetings, but only as a silent audience. They will be asked to show their membership card at the entrance of the room.

Opening Ceremony

Tuesday 29 September 2015, 15:00 – 17:00
The Opening Ceremony will take place in the town hall of the CCD; please be on time as a high number of attendees are expected.  The Opening Ceremony is open to all registered participants and their registered accompanying persons, but you do need to indicate when registering whether you will attend this ceremony.

Poster Session

Wednesday 30 September until Saturday 3 October 2015
Depending on the number of abstracts submitted posters will be on display for one or more days. Presenters will be informed about this after the abstract review period.The poster area is open to all registered participants and their registered accompanying persons.


The coffee breaks during the sessions will take place between 10:00 and 11:00 in the morning and between 15:30 and 16:30 in the afternoon.Between the sessions there will be a lunch break from 12:00 to 14:30. However, please note that some sessions are also organised between 12:30 and 14:00. 



Wednesday 30 September until Saturday 3 October 2015

In 2015, the FIP exhibition will be an integral component of expopharm, the most important pharmaceutical trade fair in Europe. With more than 27,000 trade visitors and over 500 exhibitors from 42 countries in 2014, it will be the most important platform of the year for all decision-makers in the pharmaceutical market. 

The Deutsche Apothekertag (DAT), which takes place at the same time, is the central political event of the year for German pharmacists. At this main gathering of German pharmacists, representatives from healthcare insurance companies and associations, politicians and pharmacists will set the course for the future of their market.

Preliminary opening hours

The exhibition will be open for registered congress participants and registered accompanying persons during the following hours:Wednesday 30 September until Saturday 3 October 2015, 09:00 – 18:00


All registered participants and registered accompanying persons have free admission to the exhibition by showing their badges.

Interested in exhibiting?

Contact for exhibition space:
Werbe- und Vertriebsgesellschaft Deutscher Apotheker mbH
Anne Thürmer
P.O.Box 6114
65735  Eschborn / Germany
Tel.:  +49 6196 928 821
Fax:  +49 6196 928 404


Visit of a pharmacy in Düsseldorf


Are you interested in visiting a German pharmacy during the FIP World Congress? The pharmacy teams will be pleased to open their doors for two days and show you their daily practice, the salesroom and laboratory. Please take this unique opportunity and choose between a public and hospital Pharmacy.  


Public Pharmacy: Wednesday, 12:30 – 14:00 o’clock

Private Hospital Pharmacy: Friday, 15:00 – 17:00 o’clock

Hospital Pharmacy: Friday, 12:30 – 14:00 o’clock or 13:30 – 15:00 o’clock


Please send us your message until 11th September 2015 (Link E-mail and tell us your favorite date. We are looking forward to send you the address of the Pharmacy in Düsseldorf after the registration deadline.

Düsseldorf welcomes all pharmacists from all over the world!