The 3rd American TCM Congress
The American TCM Congress is a national academic conference hosted by TCMAAA and ATCMA. It is also an annual meeting of TCMAAA and ATCMA. This meeting will take place in Washington DC in September 2017, with many renowned TCM professionals from China and US. At this conference, attendees will be able to attend many advanced lectures, seminars, and, most importantly, watch live demonstrations of a variety of needling techniques by world-renowned professionals. Participants will earn 15 CEU credits issued by the conference.
This conference offers not only professional learning, but also opportunities of making new friends and connecting with old friends. After the conference, sightseeing will be organized in the area: The White House, Capitol Hill, National Museums, and many other local and historical sites. Do not miss this great opportunity and register with us early.
This Congress is a US-China scientific research forum, as well as a US-China educational forum. The highlight of the conference is the demonstration of a wide range of Special Acupuncture Techniques. In this conference, the demonstration of a variety of special needling techniques by outstanding acupuncture experts will broaden the views of attendees and will promote future research and exploration into acupuncture. There will be opportunities for interested individuals with the same interests to learn from each other and find master teachers. There will also be opportunities for business cooperation. Interested parties can find business partners and sign contracts for cooperation. This will promote the future development of Chinese Medicine.
The Congress venue also provides the opportunity to convene the TCMAAA / ATCMA Council, and a joint meeting of the professional committee and the executive department. There will also be a conference report including the outstanding papers and discussion exchanges at the conference.
I. Conference Themes:
- Variety of Unique needling technique lectures
- US China education forum in acupuncture
- US China forum of scientific research in acupuncture
American TCM College
Beijing University American Traditional Chinese Medicine Center
American TCM Association of Acupuncture Committee
American TCM Association of Research Committee
American TCM Association of Education Committee
American TCM Association of Business Committee
Anhui University of Traditional Chinese Medicine American Alumni Association
III. Special Guests:
Baoyan Liu President of WAFS
Binsheng Sang Secretary-General of WFCMS
Xiaoming Tian Former White House alternative medicine adviser
Dr. David Miller President of ASA
Dr. Thomas Burgoon President of AAMA
Mist Oxford-Pickeral President of CCAOM
Marilyn Allen Chairwomen of AAC
Kory Ward-Cook NCCAOM CEO
Zonglan Xu Vice President of NCCAOM Academy of Diplomates
Yemeng Chen Vice President of ACAOM
Keynote Speakers and Topics:
Baoyan Liu (President of WAFS): Important Factors Affecting the Acupuncture Treatment Effect
Binsheng Sang (Secretary-General of WFCMS): Chinese medicine legislation and its influence overseas
Baoyan Liu: Several Key Issues Affecting Efficacy
Fuhui Dong: Acupuncture Treatment of Cutaneous Nerve Compression Syndrome
Jason Jishun Hao: Special Needling and Manipulation Technique of Scalp Acupuncture
Weidong Yu: TCM Fundamental Theories in the Treatment of Ophthalmology Diseases
Wei Liu: General Discussion on the Mechanism of Qi Movement and the Essentials in Acupuncture Technique.
Fanrong Liang: The Specificity of Qi Movement Along Meridians: Clinical Evaluations and Studies of Its Biological Mechanism.
Wei Tang: 1) Coiled-Dragon-Needling and Cupping on HuaTuoJiaJi in the Treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis. 2) Warm Needling in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis in Knee.
Yemeng Chen: The Trend of Acupuncture Education in the US
September 16th, 2017
8:00 am Setting up Exhibition and Registration.
8:30 am - 10:00 am Opening ceremony: Welcome speech by President Haihe Tian; Keynote speakers: Chief officers from NIH and FDA, president of ASA and AAMA，representative from Tong Ren Tang, representative from Chinese Embassy, Dr. Xiaoming Tian, and executives from other associations.
10:00 am - 10:15 am Congress Photo Session
10:15 am - 10:30 am Break and Exhibition.
10:30 am - 12:00 am Keynote Speeches: President of WAFS Baoyan Liu, Chief Officers from FDA and NIH.
12:00 pm-1:00 pm Lunch Break (lunch not included)
1:00pm — 3:00 pm Seminars
(1) Variety of special needling technique lectures and demonstrations (1, 2)
(2) US China forum of scientific research in acupuncture
2:50 pm - 3:10 pm Break and Exhibition
3:10 pm - 5:00 pm Seminars
(1) Variety of special needling technique lectures and demonstrations (3,4)
(2)US-China forum of scientific research in acupuncture (continue)
5:00 pm Dinner (Dinner not included)
7:00 pm TCMAAA/ATCMA Joint meeting of executive committee members and all specialty committee members.
September 17th, 2017
7:00 am - 8:00 am Morning exercise: Tai Chi / Qi Gong
8:00 am - 9:50 am Seminars
（1）Variety of special needling technique lectures and demonstrations (5, 6)
（2）US-China education forum
9:50 am - 10:10 am Break and Exhibition
10:10 am - 12:00 am Seminars
（1）Variety of special needling technique lectures and demonstrations (7, 8)
（2）US-China education forum (continued)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:50 pm Seminars
（1）Variety of special needling technique lectures and demonstrations (9, 10)
（2）Lectures by outstanding scholars of the conference
2:50 pm - 3:20 pm Break and Exhibition
3:20 pm - 4:20 pm Seminars
（1）Variety of special needling technique lectures and demonstrations (11)
（2）Lectures by outstanding scholars of the conference
4:20 pm - 5:00 pm Closing ceremony
Commendation, Distribution of Certificates, Farewell
V. Meeting Location, Dates and Time:
This Congress will take place in Washington DC in September 16th-17th, 2017.
Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center
7901 Tysons One Pl, Tysons, VA 22102
Tel: 1-800-233-1234 (code: ATCMA) or 1-703-893-1234
Congress Discount Rate $ 125.00, reservations available before 08/18/2017.
Discount rate rooms are limited, and not guaranteed, even if booked before the deadline (08/18/2017). Please book your room as early as possible. Refer to code: ATCMA when call to book your room.
Member: $480.00/2 days, $280.00/day
Non-member: $500.00/2days, $300.00/day
Value Discount through April 30
Members: $ 380/2 days, $ 200/day
Non-member: $ 400/2 days, $ 220/day
Discount price through the end of June
Member: $ 430/2 days, $ 230/day
Non-members: $ 450/2 days, $ 250/1 day
Normal Attendance Fee after July 1st
The exhibitor fee for medical equipment providers and Chinese herbal medicine suppliers: $ 980.00.
Discount price ends on 05/30/2017: $800.00.
Price for advertisers who have signed contracts on ATCMA website and WeChat: $ 700.00.
2. Money Wiring Transfer：
Beneficiary’s Name: America TCM Association
Beneficiary’s Address: 10333 Seminole Blvd., Suite 5, Largo, Florida 33778 USA
Beneficiary’s Account No.: 229055911556
Beneficiary’s Bank Name: Bank of America
Beneficiary’s Bank Address:
-For wiring US dollar: 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038
-For wiring foreign currency: 555 California St., San Francisco, CA 94104
Bank Code/SWIFT Code:
-For wiring US dollars: BOFAUS3N
-For wiring foreign currency: BOFABS6S
3. Pay by Check: make check payable to ATCMA; and send the check to Dr. Jihong Ding at1139 Raritan Road Suite 103, Clark, NJ 07066
Front page should include the followings: paper title, author's name, address and 300 word abstracts in Chinese or English.
Word document format.
Attach and email paper to: email@example.com . Use “annual meeting papers-author name" as the subject of email, and include author's name, mailing address, and telephone number in message content.
Deadline: submitted by July 1, 2017 can collect in the proceedings
Dr. Ji, Bo（phone：301-364-8036; email: firstname.lastname@example.org）
Dr. Yin, Chengchao（phone：407-256-3542；email：email@example.com）
Dr. Shu, Jian (Phone: 315-372-9501; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
President of Organizing Committee:
Vice President of Organizing Committee:
Steering Group Members:
Attendees who need CEU credits should enter their acupuncture license numbers.
- One month in advance of the conference-full refund;
- Two weeks - 70% refund;
- Less than two weeks - 50% refund;
- Less than a week - no refund.
- (All refunds are subject to a fee of $ 10.00 - including money wiring transfer, check payments and website payments)