Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences
Société canadienne des sciences pharmaceutiques

2021 Abstract Submissions


Call for Abstracts for Poster Presentations

Abstracts for poster presentations are being accepted for the Annual Symposium, to be held virtually from May 30 to June 3, 2021 (Canada); May 31 to June 4, 2021 (Japan). Abstracts in all areas of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences will be considered, including, but not limited to: pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, drug delivery and pharmaceutical technology, analytical chemistry, biomedical sciences, clinical sciences and pharmacy practice.

UPDATE: Late Breaking Abstracts now OPEN, from April 6-20th! Don’t miss your opportunity to present your work and be part of our joint conference between the Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences (CSPS), the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan (PSJ) and the Canadian Chapter of Controlled Release Society. Meet scientists from all over the world in our inaugural virtual meeting.  SUBMIT ABSTRACT 

*Note: late breaking abstracts will not be eligible for trainee poster competition


ALL presenting authors must register and pay to attend the Symposium by May 21, 2021 or advise the Abstract Coordinator of an alternate presenting author. Presenting authors not registered by this day will have their submissions automatically withdrawn.

Non-Trainee Submissions
Submissions meeting a minimum criteria will be invited to submit an electronic poster.

Trainee Submissions
Accepted submissions will be invited to submit an electronic poster. The highest scoring submissions will be invited to give a moderated poster presentation on Sunday, May 30, 2021 as part of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Day of the CSPS/PSJ/CC-CRS Symposium. Please note, if any trainee wants to enter the poster competition their abstract must be submitted by April 5, 2021.

Acceptance and presentation format will be communicated by April 30, 2021.

All submissions will be reviewed by a Scientific Review Committee.  Posters presented should contain original work.  In exceptional cases, work presented elsewhere within the last 12 months may be considered.  Such work must be highly original and deemed of high importance by the abstract review committee to merit a second presentation. Work presented elsewhere must also contain the following acknowledged at the end of the abstract: the name of the meeting, the date of the original presentation, and reference to the publication if abstract has been published. Only those abstracts that have not been presented elsewhere can be considered for CSPS Trainee Poster Awards.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Day of the CSPS/PSJ/CC-CRS Symposium on Sunday, May 30, 2021

All presented poster abstracts will be published in the Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences following the Symposium.

Instructions for Submitting an Abstracts – Please read carefully 

  • The length of the body of the abstract should be 200 to 300 words maximum.
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English, must contain an adequate body of data, and be free of typographical errors. Please proofread your submission. If accepted, it will be appear in the Journal as submitted.
  • Prepare the main text under the bolded headings: Purpose, Methods, Results, Conclusion.
  • A small table of data or small figure may be uploaded.


For additional information please contact Abstract Coordinator at


To be considered for a Trainee Poster Award, you must be a member in good standing of CSPS/CC-CRS or PSJ and indicate this during the submission process. (Membership will be verified).

Please review awards eligibility criteria at