It’s my great pleasure to welcome you to the 18th International Pharmaceutical Technology Symposium-IPTS 2016 in Antalya which will be held on 18 – 21 September, 2016 under the auspices of Hacettepe University.
IPTS 2016 will feature a theme of "New Therapies, Delivery Technologies and Manufacturing Science” and will consist of morning and afternoon sessions in each of 3 days for scientific sessions. There will be plenary lectures and session lectures given by the “Invited Speakers” from all around the world, and also oral presentations selected by the submitted abstracts. The “poster session” from different fields of pharmaceutical sciences will take place.
IPTS 2016 Exhibition will also be carried out by industrial exhibitors.
The International Pharmaceutical Technology Symposium has been organized biennially since 1982 as a pioneer organization, with a boundless enthusiasm of the colleagues from the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy at Hacettepe University.
The IPTS has become a traditional and a very well-known scientific symposium in pharmaceutical technology field, with the precious supports and encouraging of our colleagues from all around the world and also the industrial partners in Turkey. My colleagues from the Organizing Committee and I hope and believe that, as achieved by the former symposia, the 18th IPTS will offer great opportunities to the scientists for discussing recent topics in the field, will bring the academia, industry and health authorities together for sharing their experiences, and will help all the participants from academia and industry to solve current problems and challenges in practice.
We are looking forward seeing you in Antalya-Turkey in a wonderful season of the Mediterranean for enjoying the “sea and sun” as well as the hot topics in science.
Prof. Sema Çalış