Social events

Welcome reception

Sunday 24 September, 17:00 – 18:00
Exhibition Hall
FIP and the hosting partners invite all participants and accompanying persons for a warm and festive welcome reception immediately after the opening ceremony. All guests will be treated to drinks and a selection of typical Australian food in the perfect setting for catching up with old friends and making new ones. 

Dinners Monday

Monday 25 September, 20:00 – 22:30 (A$ 120)
Dinners will take place at the Howard Smith Wharves, Brisbane’s ultimate riverfront destination for every kind of event and celebration. With dazzling views of the Story Bridge and city skylines, you will get a chance to experience Brisbane at its finest.

Academic Pharmacy Section dinner
Clinical Biology Section dinner
Community Pharmacy Section dinner
Health and Medicines Information dinner
Hospital Pharmacy Section dinner
Industrial Pharmacy Section dinner
Military and Emergency Pharmacy Section dinner
Social and Administrative Pharmacy Section dinner
Joint Bureau of Pharmaceutical Sciences & APSA dinner

Tickets are subject to availability. For more information, please send an email.

FIP Fun Run

Tuesday 26 September, 07:00 AM (A$ 20)
For the ninth year the FIP congress will include a 5km fun run along the Southbank of Brisbane. The FIP Fun Run is an excellent event promoting a healthy lifestyle, and an alternative networking opportunity for delegates. We ask runners to register their interest in advance, as places are limited. The A$ 20, – is a donation to the FIP Foundation, which helps the development of programmes to advance the pharmacy profession. The fun run/walk starts at 07:00 am sharp and will be 5 km long.


Early Career Pharmaceutical Group evening

Tuesday 26 September, 20:30 (A$ 60)
Riverland, 167 Eagle St, Brisbane, QLD 4000
Tickets are subject to availability. For more information, please send an email.

Fellows dinner (on invitation only)

Tuesday 26 September, 20:00
Rydges hotel

Closing dinner

Wednesday 27 September, 19:00 – 23:00 (A$ 160)
The dinner is a wonderful opportunity to meet up with your colleagues with the same interest in the pharmacy profession. The dinner will take place at the Brisbane City Hall, with its impressive neo-classical façade, mosaic tiles, stained-glass windows and soaring ceilings, Brisbane’s heritage-listed City Hall is at the heart of the city.


Tickets for all the above-mentioned events may be purchased when registering online for the congress.