2nd Announcement of 2008 New York TCM Summit
2nd Announcement of 2008 New York TCM Summit

Topics:  Research & Practice of Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine, TCM Global Education

Time:        November 1-2, 2008
Location:  Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, 135-20 39th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354 USA

Organizer:  World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS)
Host:  American Traditional Chinese Medicine Society (ATCMS)
Co-Host:  United Alliance of NY State Licensed Acupuncturists (UANYSLA)
Sponsors:   Professional Organizations, Schools & Institutes

Attendance:  Acupuncturists, TCM Practitioners, Physicians, Health Professionals,
Students, Researchers and Educators from the United States, China, Canada, Japan,
and other areas.

Summit Agenda:        

Day One: Nov 1, 2008, Saturday

Morning: 9am-12pm  Opening Ceremony
Brief presentations by chairs, representatives from different countries, universities, and
distinguished guests (detailed academic presentations will be given in Symposia).

Afternoon:1pm-5 pm
Symposium A: Clinical Practice
Symposium B: TCM Education
Symposium C: Regulations & Research

Day Two: Nov 2, 2008, Sunday

Morning: 8:30am-12:30pm
Symposium E: Herbal Medicine
Symposium F: Acupuncture Practice
Symposium G: TCM Modernization

Afternoon:1:30pm-5:30pm
Symposium H: Manual Manipulation Techniques
Symposium I: Global CAM Education & Research
Symposium J: Integrative Medicine
Closing Session

Gala & Dinner: TCM Night, 6:30pm-9:00pm

Invited Speakers:  Over 50 Invited Speakers will give oral presentations and their
abstracts will be published in the Special Journal of NY TCM Summit. Only a few spots
are available for selected topics. To be considered as a speaker, please send your topic,
abstract, and bios to the Summit by e-mail (before 9/15/08).

Video Recording: All symposia will be recorded (pending speakers approval) on DVD.
Attendants may order any symposium on site.
CME/PDA: 16 continuous education hours pending from NCCAOM for attendants