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PharmaNEST 21 International Virtual E-Tech Fest

PharmaNEST 21 International Virtual E-Tech Fest

PharmaNEST is an international conference that welcomes personnel from a plethora of industries such as Pharmaceutical, Regulatory, Academia, Research and many others focused on the betterment of the healthcare system. The conference focuses on developing various formulations such as innovations, current trends, discoveries that will ultimately help in the development of the healthcare system. The purpose of organizing an international conference is to provide a platform and accessibility to the emerging leaders and the youth of the society to enhance their future.

During these unprecedented times of a pandemic, the organization decided to uphold an international virtual conference to reach a maximum number of working professionals of the various industries and explore the various strategies towards development together; hence the event will be conducted on an E-platform. The advantage of the conference being virtual is you get the luxury to sit home and attend the event whilst meeting and interacting with other professionals.

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- Certificate
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- Certificate
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Date : 18 to 26th April, 2021

The primary goal focuses on the worldwide circumstances post-outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, how it has influenced people’s lives around the globe, the upcoming development, and progress in the field of pharmaceutical technology and research. This international virtual E-Tech Fest provides the space and platform to share ideas, information, and knowledge as we move forward towards pharmaceutical and medical advancement while stimulating insightful discussions and building worthwhile connections.


The event covers various domains of the healthcare sector and invites famous eminent national and international speakers. Apart from grasping the knowledge, there are competitions such as blog writing, poster presentation, quiz, etc. The minimum charges, your convenience to time will help you to attend the event more fully. Other avenues that will be explored in the conference would be advancements and contributions of the industry across the globe, technologies developed and role of data science, the role of coronavirus pandemic and its effect on the industry, role of computational tools, and many among more. In total, the conference will provide a full overview to the professionals in understanding the development of the industry.

E-Quiz Competition
“Questions are the engines of intellect, the cerebral machines which convert energy to motion and curiosity to controlled inquiry” -David Hackett
Participate in the quiz not only to win grand prizes but also to enhance and explore your knowledge of pharmaceutical research and development.
The theme for Quiz: Pharmaceutical drugs based on clinical studies and Pharmaceutical drug discovery
Type of Questions: Multiple Choice & Subjective Type
NOTE: The QUIZ will be carried out in 2 phases.
1) PHASE 1: Phase 1 will be for all the students who have registered for the PharmaNEST quiz.
The theme for Phase 1 of the quiz is “Pharmaceutical drugs based on clinical studies“ and comprises 60 questions to be completed in 60 minutes. The total marks will be 60 that is 1 mark for 1 question. No negative marking.
2) PHASE 2: Only those participants who score more than 70% in Phase 1 will be allowed to participate in phase 2.Theme for Phase 2 of the quiz is “Pharmaceutical Drug Discovery“ and will comprise 30 questions out of which 10 questions will be starred questions (*), 20 questions will be non- starred questions
– Each questions will carry 1 point per question
For more information Contact-Shreya Shirodkar (Event Head): shreya@opf.org.in
Important Dates: Last Date for Registration 10 April 2021
Phase 1: 21st April 2021 Phase 2: 24th April


E-Blog Competition
A good blog is one that gives its users great content that enriches those reader’s lives and gives them something to look forward to for the next time. The content of your blog should be as such that through which you can build trust with your target audience.
GUIDELINES FOR THE BLOG WRITING COMPETITION-
THEME- Novel Approaches for Drug Discovery
• The blog should be submitted within 24 hours in MS word file.
• Blog must be summarized between 1200 to 1500 words.
• The content of your blog should not divert from the topic. The flow of content should be logical and organized in an order that makes sense.
• Your blog should be divided into certain paragraphs i.e., introduction, main body and last conclusion etc depends on your call.
• Use bullet points, subheadings and shorter paragraphs to make it effective and easy for the reader.
• You can also use images to make it more impressive.
• Avoid the grammatical errors.
• Make your content interesting, empathetic, entertaining and easy to read.
• Plagiarism must not be more than 20%.
• You will receive your exact topic for blog at 21st April 2021.
• You have to submit your blog before 11.59 pm of 22 April 2021.
• You also get rewarded for your dedication and hardwork in form of cash prizes.
For further queries you can contact-
Ms. Amisha Gupta: amisha@opf.org.in
Ms. Surabhi Shakya: surabhi@opf.org.in
Note- Before submitting the blog carefully analyze all the points.

Abstract Submission :
Abstract should be submitted in MS Word.
• The text of the abstract should be typed in Times New Roman using font size of 12 with title in bold. The abstract should not be more than 250 words.
• The abstract headings should contain Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusions.
• All the poster presentations are categorized as Original research and Review.
• Authors of Plagiarized Abstracts Shall be Debarred and won’t get a chance to submit their E-Posters.
• Last date of abstract submission 05 April 2021.

Guidelines for E-Posters
• E-Posters should consist of a single Microsoft Power point slide, including information on the following topics:
• Title and the author’s information. Asterisk mark for presenting Author.
• The poster should include the abstract number allotted by the Pharmanest team. Don’t include your affiliation details.
• Introduction
• Material and Methods
• Results Discussion – include tables, figures and graphs
• Conclusion
• References (Max 3)
• Font should be not less than 18 points.
• Use a plain background without patterns or dark colours.
• Layout: Landscape, File Size: Maximum file size is 5MB, Save your file as a PDF (.pdf) and upload.

Guidelines for E – Poster Presentation
• The Presenting Author must be registered for the event – Pharmanest-2021
• The maximum time limit for presentation is 5 minutes followed by interaction of 2 minutes.
• The presenting author must be present on the portal specified to them in at least 15 minutes before their designated time and wait until the committee admit you.
• E-posters should be clear, well-organised, informative and concise and should include all necessary information (Title, Methods, Results & Discussion, etc.)
• Other than presenting author should not allowed to present.
• The Presenting Author must be switch on the video during presentation.
• The Judge’s decision is final.
• The selected participants will be eligible for Phase-II presentation.
• Only the presenting author will get the certificate for presentation.

Oral Presentation Competition
Abstract Submission :
• Abstract should be submitted in MS Word.
• The text of the abstract should be typed in Times New Roman using font size of 12 with title in bold. The abstract should not be more than 250 words.
• The abstract headings should contain Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusions.
• All the poster presentations are categorized as Original research and Review.
• Authors of Plagiarized Abstracts Shall be Debarred and won’t get a chance to submit their E-Posters.
• Last date of abstract submission 05 April 2021.

Guidelines for Oral Presentation
• Oral presentation should consist Microsoft Power point slides (Max 10 slides), including information on the following topics:
• Title and the author’s information. Asterisk mark for presenting Author.The poster should include the abstract number allotted by the Pharmanest team. Don’t include your affiliation details.
• Introduction
• Material and Methods
• Results Discussion – include tables, figures and graphs
• Conclusion
• References (Max 3)
• Font should be not less than 18 points.
• Use a plain background without patterns or dark colours.
• Layout: Landscape, File Size: Maximum file size is 5MB, Save your file as a PDF (pdf) and upload.

Guidelines for Oral Presentation
• The Presenting Author must be registered for the event – Pharmanest-2021
• The maximum time limit for presentation is 7 minutes followed by interaction of 3 minutes.
• The presenting author must be present on the portal specified to them in at least 15 minutes before their designated time and wait until the committee admit you.
• Oral presentation should be clear, well-organised, informative and concise and should include all necessary information (Title, Methods, Results & Discussion, etc.)
• Other than presenting author should not allowed to present.
• The Presenting Author must be switch on the video during presentation.
• The Judge’s decision is final.
• The selected participants will be eligible for Phase-II presentation.
• Only the presenting author will get the certificate for presentation.
For more information Contact-
Dr. R. Kalirajan: drkalirajan@opf.org.in

EXTEMPORE COMPETITION
Guidelines and conditions to be Followed:
• The topic for the extempore competition will be informed at the time, when the specific participant’s turn arrives to participate. And 50 seconds will be given to think regarding the topic allotted to speak.
• Participant can speak min. 2 minutes and max. 5 minutes.
• The Participant allowance to enter the extempore event will be based on login basis. (first come first participate basis)
• The competition will be conducted on GoTowebinar platform only. So, it is worth necessary for the participant to stay connected with GoToWebinar platform either in PC or android mobile.
• The participant should turn on his/her webcam during his/her activity.
• Once the topic is allotted to the participant, Usage of Notebooks, Pens, Laptops should be avoided as the reference.
• The speech should be purely in English.
• Good internet connectivity should be maintained throughout the activity. If the connection is lost, then the participant will be considered as inattentive.
• The speech/activity should be worth original.
• The evaluation will be based on quality of speech, confidence, presence of mind, creativity, novelty, depth of the activity.
For more information Contact-
Ms. Sri Vallika
Competition Head: pharmanest@opf.org.in

PharmaNEST- Video Making Competition
OPF invites you to participate in PharmaVid, an International Video-making Competition on the theme “Data Science, Computational tools, Artificial Intelligence and more novel technologies: evolution and contribution in the PHARMA RESEARCH”
Aim: We aim to advocate the importance of pharmacists and their impact on public healthcare. The aim also lies in exploring and educating research scholars, students, industry people about the new and emerging technologies in the field of pharma such as data science, artificial intelligence and much more. We also intend to make people aware of various health-related problems prevalent in society and innovative ways to tackle them.
General Rules and Guidelines to be followed:
• A team of up to 5 members can participate. Individual participation is permitted.
• All members of the team have to be registered as participants of the PharmaNEST 2021
• The duration of the video should be between 2.5-4 minutes, clearly stating the given topic.
• The participants have to make a real video with a script or a dancing video in which the participants can depict the topic with their dance.
• A link will be sent to the registered email ID where all the details and video is to be uploaded.
• The medium of language should be English.
• The video must be original.
• Registrations will open from 9th April 2021 at midnight (IST).
• The Last date for submission of the video is 15 April 2021 at 11.59 pm (IST).
-After the submission of the video, the selected videos will be posted on the OPF social media pages specifically YouTube channel , Facebok , Instagram, LinkedIn and twitter on 17 April 2021. The likes and comments would be considered for the final evaluation till 20th April 2021. The final evaluation would be done according to the organic impressions on the video on each social media platform.
40% weightage would be given to the response on the videos by the public on YouTube channel and the rest 60% would be marked by the invited judges.
Evaluation Criteria :
• Originality
• Creativity
• Message Content
• Public Interest on Videos
• Technical Quality and Sound
For more information or any queries, you can write on: Shweta@opf.org.in, meineechiu@opf.org.in

Last date for Abstract Submission : 5th April, 2021
Intimation of Abstract Acceptance : 7th April, 2021
Last date for Registration : 10th April, 2021
Last Date for E-Poster Submission : 10th April, 2021
Online Competition date : 18th to 26th April, 2021
NOTE : there is no provision to extend dates for Abstract submission or Registration

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