The 5thAsian Symposium on Pharmaceutical Science and Technology & the 5thEnlarged Editorial Board Co


The 5thAsian Symposium on Pharmaceutical Science and Technology & the 5thEnlarged Editorial Board Conference of the Asian Journal of PharmaceuticalSciences

We are pleased to announce that the 5th Asian Symposium on Pharmaceutical Science and Technology (ASPST 2018) & the 5th Enlarged Editorial Board Conference of the Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (AJPS) will be held during May 9-10th, 2018, in Hangzhou, China. We are very pleased to invite dozens of top scientists from around the world in the fields ofindustrial pharmacy, physical pharmacy, micromeritics, biopharmaceutics, noveldrug delivery systems, preparation technology and pharmaceutical excipients topresent their most recent research achievements and share their cutting-edge viewson pharmaceutical sciences. The symposium will provide a unique opportunity forpeople who work in pharmaceutical science and technology in Asia to networkwith each other and showcase their research in podium and poster presentationsas well as through a trade exhibition. We warmly invite you to activelyparticipate in ASPST 2018 and we are looking forward to welcoming you inHangzhou in April 2018.

Asian Journalof Pharmaceutical Sciences (AJPS, ISSN 1818-0876), is a bimonthly English journal in Science Direct as the official journal of Asian Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences (AFPS), which publishes reviews,full research papers and short communications in all areas of pharmaceutics.The journal was founded by Shenyang Pharmaceutical University andpublished by Elsevier B.V. with no page charge. On 26th Oct 2007 when AFPS was founded, AJPS was designated as the official journal of AFPS by the chairman of AFPS, Prof. Tsuneji Nagai. To date, with the great efforts offeredby all the editorial board members and worldwide pharmaceutical scientists,AJPS has successfully published 12 volumes (one volume per year) since 2006 andthe content of published papers has covered almost all areas in the field of pharmaceutics. Most importantly, dramatic breakthroughs have been achievedrecently: AJPS has been selected for coverage starting with volume 10 (1) 2015 in the Clarivate Analytics products: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE).AJPS is the first journal in Pharmaceutics indexed by SCIE in China. The CiteScore of AJPS announced by Elsevier in 2016 is increased to 3.86.

By benefiting from the achievements of ASPST 2016, we intend to make greater effort together with international and domestic pharmaceutical scientists to expand the impact of AJPS and attract more attention. The relevant topics include:

1. Meeting time: Registration on May 8th, meeting on May 9-10th, 2018.

2. Venue: Blossom Water Museum Hotel Hangzhou,Hangzhou

3.Preliminary agenda

Ÿ  Founding the 5th editorial board of AJPS and discussing the development of AJPS in the near future

Ÿ  Sharingthe most recent research achievements by podium and poster presentations aswell as through a trade exhibition


Advanceddrug delivery systems and new pharmaceutical engineering technology

Main topics

Ÿ  Novel drugdelivery systems

Ÿ  Strategiesfor increasing the oral bioavailability of poorly soluble and/or permeabledrugs

Ÿ  Application of pharmaceutical excipients in the development of novel dosage forms and genericdrug products

Ÿ  The technology and equipment for particle engineering

Ÿ  Developmentand application of manufacturing equipment

Ÿ  Strategiesfor improving the quality of generic drug products

Ÿ  Hospitalpharmacy and pharmaceutical preparations


Ÿ  You can chose to present your work or your products in the form of podiumpresentations, poster presentations or exhibitions (Please state your preference clearly onthe registration form)

Ÿ  Languages:English or Chinese

5. Callfor abstracts

You are cordially invited to present yourmost recent and exciting research by submitting an abstract online on thewebsite ( before 8th April 2018.

The submitted abstract must be an original work that has not been published previously.

Only highquality scientific papers with significant innovations will be accepted.

Abstractsmust be written in clear English and your abstracts must be edited andproof-read before submission.

Abstractsshould be prepared according to the Template (available in appendix 2) and amaximum of 2 pages in lengthas demonstrated in the modelabstract(amaximum of 4 pages for invited presentations and a maximum of 2pages for general presentations ) (available in appendix 3).

WORD file is acceptable.

Acknowledgment of submission will be emailed to the author as soon as possible. If no responseis received, please feel free to contact Shan Ren by e-mail to

The submitted podium abstracts will be peer-reviewed and edited by the scientificcommittee.

6.Registration fee

Delegate from Mainland China

1500 CNY

Student from Mainland China**

1200 CNY

Delegate from Foreign Countries

250  USD

Student from Foreign Countries

200  USD

Note:accommodation and breakfast arenot included.

7.Conference sponsorship and advertising

Ÿ  Instrumentand equipment manufacturers, those producing pharmaceutical excipients anddrugs and other manufacturers can sponsor this symposium (details available inappendix 4)


Please register byreturning the completed registration form (Appendix 1) to Shan Ren (shanla3333@163.comfor confirmation or register online on the website of the conference (

9. Organization

Sponsor: Shenyang Pharmaceutical University

College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Zhejiang University

Editorial Board of AJPS

Organizer: Shenyang Pharmaceutical University

College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Zhejiang University

Organizing committee:Prof. Tsuneji Nagai (Honorary Chair)

                            The NagaiFoundation Tokyo

Prof. Zhonggui He

Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, China

Prof. Hirofumi Takeuchi        

GifuPharmaceutical University, Japan

           Prof. Paul W.S. HENG

National University of Singapore

Prof. Jianqing Gao

Zhejiang University, China

And all members of editorial board of AJPS

10. Directions to theBlossom Water Museum Hotel Hangzhou

Address: No.8 Shui Bo Avenue Xiao Shan District, Hangzhou, China.

Tel: +86-571-83500888

11.Payment information

By Bank Transfer

BANK: Genshan branch of the Bank of Hangzhou

BENEFICIARY: Zhejiang Xinyou Exhibition Service Co., Ltd. (P.S. The 5thASPST)

ACCOUNT NO.: 71118100188227

Appendix 1: Registrationform for ASPST 2018

Appendix 2: Template for abstract preparation

Appendix 3: Model abstract

Appendix 4: Sponsorship details

 Shenyang Pharmaceutical University

College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Zhejiang University

              The editorial department of Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences