Pharmacy is a wide field in health-related sciences which is dynamic and rapidly growing. This expertise combined a broad range of scientific disciplines that are critical to the discovery and development of new drugs and therapies. Pharmacy scientists are improving our society’s health and wellbeing in health care and research.

Aiming to facilitate the experts meeting and sharing the knowledge among the pharmacists, the Faculty of Pharmacy Gadjah Mada University will hold The 6th International Conference on Pharmacy and Advanced Pharmaceutical Sciences (ICPAPS 2019). The ICPAPS 2019 is themed “Exploring the Local Wisdom for Advanced Pharmacy Education and Research” and organized in collaboration with The 3rd International Conference on Pharmacy Education and Research Network of ASEAN (ASEAN PharmNET 2019) which also occurs every 2 years. The Organizing Partners of this conference are Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), and ASEAN PharmNET. This Conference is also co-hosted by ASEAN PharmNET members in Indonesia: Sanata Dharma University, Bandung Institute of Technology, Universitas Indonesia, Universitas Surabaya, Universitas Airlangga, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta, Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Pancasila University, Hassanudin University, Universitas Padjadjaran, and Jendral Ahmad Yani University.

The conference focuses on bringing together researchers, academia, college students, practitioners in health institutions and industries, policymakers in corresponding fields, and communities from all over the world to exchange and share their experiences and research results concerning the aspects related to pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. It is also combined with an expo, Jamu Nusantara Festival which exhibits various ethnomedicinal products packaged in a modern way.