Ladies and Gentlemen,
Hello to everyone!
The 8th International Conference of Western Studies on Chinese Medicine and 2020 Canadian Acupuncture and TCM Continuing Education Conference will be held from Saturday, August 29th to Sunday, August 30th, 2020 in Toronto. Due to the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada, the conference this year will be online instead of an in-person meeting.
The conference is hosted by the International Acupuncture Manipulation & Moxibustion Association, Yunnan University of Chinese Medicine, and TCM Acupuncture Inheritance Committee of WFAS. The conference is organized by the Ontario College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Yunnan University of Chinese Medicine’s Institute of Western Studies on Chinese Medicine, Hanban Confucius Institute Headquarters International (Western) Chinese Medicine Culture Promotion and Research Base, Inheritance Base for Acupuncture-Moxibustion of TCM World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS), and DC Acupuncture and TCM Inc. It is co-organized by the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS), World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS), Dr. Wu Naturals Canada Inc, International Association of Dr. Wu’s Head Massage, International Health Qigong Federation and many other organizations.
The theme of the conference is "Western Studies of TCM and the inheritance and development for the benefit of the international community.” The purpose of the conference is to "strengthen the advantages of traditional Chinese medicine and improve clinical efficacy." This academic conference will help the development of the “Belt and Road” in North America.
This summit forum and academic conference will bring together leading experts and scholars from academia in China and around the world. We would like to thank all the TCM experts and scholars from all over the world, especially Ontario, Canada, for their support and participation in the past six academic conferences in 2009, 2011, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.
We sincerely invite domestic and overseas traditional Chinese medicine practitioners, acupuncturists, researchers from various Chinese medicine universities, and leaders of major pharmaceutical companies and medical equipment companies to participate in this conference.
Thank you very much for your support. We are looking forward to all of our fellow experts and friends exchanging knowledge with each other.
Finally, I wish for the conference to be a complete success!
Prof. Bin Jiang Wu, Ph.D., R. TCMP, R. Ac.
Chairperson of the Organizing Committee
President, Ontario College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Vice President, World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS)
Vice President, The World Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Societies (WFAS)
July 8th, 2020