IPSF/FIP ECPG - Leadership Development Workshop (LDW) – part 1

Organised by a collaboration between the FIP Foundation, the FIP Academic Pharmacy Section, and the FIP Early Career Pharmaceutical Group, supported by the International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation.


All ECPG and IPSF members who are attending the FIP Congress in Brisbane, Australia in 2023 are invited to apply to attend the Leadership Development Workshop (LDW) on 23-24 September 2023.
The LDW is designed to help build and develop leadership skills for Early Career Pharmacists, Pharmaceutical Scientists and Students that they can use in future endeavors.

Eligibility criteria and application:
1. Must be a FIP ECPG Member at the time of application.
2. Must be registered to attend the FIP Congress in Brisbane, Australia 2023 by the application deadline (15 June 2023).
3. Must submit the following application materials via the link below:
a. CV (no more than 5 pages)
b. Motivation Letter (no more than 500 words)

To apply for this workshop please click here to register your interest.



09:00-09:20   Welcome and introductions from FIP Foundation, FIP AcPS, IPSF and FIP ECPG Leadership:
Jenelle Sobotka, FIP Foundation Chair
Toyin Tofade, FIP Academic Pharmacy Section President
Rayene Abdelhadi, International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation President
John Ly, Inaugural Leadership Development Workshop (LDW) Chair
Safiye Çağansel, FIP Early Career Pharmaceutical Group President
09:20-09:40   Introduction to FIP Structure and ECPG Projects – ECPG Steering Committee
09:40-09:55   Introduction between LDW participants
09:55-10:25   LDP 2.0 and Person-centred leadership – Kevin Ben Laurence
10:25-10:40   Coffee break
10:40-11:30   Values of servant, ethical and volunteer leadership – Betty Chaar
11:30-12:10   Communication skills: Team communication, feedback & conflict management – – Lucas Ercolin
12:10-13:30   Lunch break
13:30-14:10   Project management skills: Apps, tools, time management and processes – Miranda Sertic
14:10-14:50   How to run effective meetings – Ema Paulino
14:50-15:00   Coffee break
15:00-16:20   Project Presentations by FIP Foundation Scholarship Awardees moderated by Kevin Ben Laurence
16:20-16:50   Reflections of Day 1
16:50-17:00   Conclusion by the Chair – Safiye Çağansel