The 9th General Assembly & 2017 World Conference on Acupuncture of WFAS

June 29, 2017


Dear Members of AAI,
The following announcement regarding 2017 World Conference on Acupuncture has been sent to us. Members who are interested to participate may make registration directly with intimation to General Secretary of AAI. All expenses are to be borne by the candidate.
Dr. B. Bhattacharya,
General Secretary, AAI

The 9th General Assembly & 2017 World Conference on Acupuncture of WFAS
Second Announcement
Conference Information
The 9th General Assembly of WFAS & 2017 World Acupuncture Congress of WFAS
will be held from December 1 to 4, 2017 in Beijing, China. It is organized by World
Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS), China Academy of
Chinese Medical Sciences (CACMS) and World Health Organization (WHO),
co-organized by China Association for Acupuncture and Moxibustion (CAAM),
Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, China Academy of Chinese Medical
Sciences. The theme of this conference is Acupuncture–World–Health. At this very
special moment of the 30th anniversary of WFAS, we would like to present the world
with the acupuncture academic achievements and the current development of
acupuncture to enhance the communications and cooperations among international
acupuncture organizations. A parallel session–World Congress of
Acupuncture-Moxibustion on Health Care and Health Preservation will be held in
Qujiang, Zhejiang, China. We sincerely welcome acupuncture practitioners and
experts worldwide to participate in this 30th anniversary of WFAS!
Date Time Agenda
December 1, 2017 Registration of the representatives
14: 00-18: 00 The 5th session of the 8th Executive Committee
December 2, 2017 09:00-09:30 Opening Ceremony of the 9th General Assembly
with group photo taken
09: 30-11: 30 Work report and financial work report of the 8th
Executive Committee
Election of the 9th Executive Committee
14:00-17:00 Announcement of the list of candidates for the 9th
Executive Committee and brief introduction, vote
for work reports and relative proposals
Election for the hosts of WFAS International
Academic Conferences from 2018 to 2021
19:00-21:00 The 1st session of the 9th Executive Committee
December 3, 2017 09:00-10:00 Opening ceremony of 2017 World Acupuncture
Congress with group photo taken
10:30-12:00 Keynote Speech
13:30-17:30 Academic Conference
19:00-21:00 Gala Dinner
December 4, 2017 09:00-12:00 Academic conference and technical seminar
13:30-16:00 Academic conference
16:30-17:30 Closing ceremony
December 5, 2017 Transport to Qujiang, Zhejiang, China and
December 6, 2017 Academic activities of World Congress of
Acupuncture-Moxibustion on Health Care and
Health Preservation
December 7, 2017 Academic activities of World Congress of
Acupuncture-Moxibustion on Health Care and
Health Preservation
Organizing Committee
David P.J. Hung (the USA)
Deng Liangyue (China)
Li Weiheng (China)
Chen Ken (China)
Liu Baoyan (China)
Zhang Boli (China)
Zhang Qi (WHO)
Richard Li (Australia)
Cedric K.T. Cheung (Canada)
ShenZhixiang (China)
Yang Longhui (China)
Denis Colin (France)
Michael Germann (Germany)
Juliana Tjandra (Indonesia)
Aldo Liguori (Italy)
KATAI Shuichi (Japan)
Alex Liu Cheng (Netherlands)
Paddy McBride (New Zealand)
ArenKausland (Norway)
Igor Pisarevskiy (Russia)
Tung Ho Kuo (Singapore)
Jiang Yuan-Jang (South Africa)
Shi Tae Ho (South Korea)
Ramon Calduch (Spain)
Dong Hongguang(Switzerland)
Shen Ping Liang (USA)
Lao Lixing(USA)
Nguyen Tai Thu (Vietnam)
Ma Ying (China)
Yu Xiaochun (China)
Yang Jinsheng (China)
Organizing Committee of the Congress
Ju Yung Chi(Argentina)
Sun Rongrong(Argentina)
Chris Zaslawski(Australia)
Walter Simpson (Australia)
Paulo Cesar Barbosa Noleto(Brazil)
Sohaku R.C. Bastos(Brazil)
Bin Jiang Wu (Canada)
Cheng Zhao(Canada)
Diana DongyueZhang(Canada)
Diana Tong Li(Canada)
Steven K.H.Aung(Canada)
Huang Longxiang (China)
Ma Ying (China)
Chan KarChack(Hong Kong, China)
Wong King Dailys (Macau,China)
HUANG CHI-HUA (Taiwan, China)
Lin Jaung-Geng(Taiwan, China)
Pascal Beaufreton(France)
Andreas Rinnoessel(Germany)
GuoBisong(Great Britain)
Shao Baijun(Hungary)
Amir HoomanKazemi(Iran)
Roni Sapir (Israel)
Cracolici Franco (Italy)
FilomenaBangrazi Petti (Italy)
Ikuro WAKAYAMA (Japan)
ISHIZAKI Naoto (Japan)
Kim Yong-Suk (South Korea)
Selena Liao (Malaysia)
Luz Maria Ros(Mexico)
Sue Zhihong Su (New Zealand)
Mitsuharu Tsuchiya (Portugal)
Fong Cheng Ek(Singapore )
Carlos Llopis(Spain)
José Luis Padilla Corral (Spain)
Carla J. Wilson(USA)
James Sung(USA)
Rongsheng Lin (USA)
Academic Committee of the Congress
Liu Baoyan (China)
Shi Xuemin (China)
Huang Luqi (China)
Committee Members:
XueChangli (Australia)
Wu Binjiang (Canada)
Cedric K.T. Cheung (Canada)
Fang Jianqiao (China)
Fang Zhibin (China)
GaoShuzhong (China)
Huang Longxiang (China)
Jing Xianghong (China)
KeSongxuan (Great Britain)
Liang Fanrong (China)
Lao Lixing (USA)
Liang Shenping (USA)
Li Yongming (USA)
Sun Zhongren (China)
Wang Hua (China)
XuNenggui (China)
Yang Longhui (China)
Yu Xiaochun (China)
Zhu Bing (China)
Zhu Bing (China)
Standards for Registration and Payment
1.Registration Process
1.1 For individuals and groups , please register and make the payment through
2017 World Acupuncture Congress of WFAS Online Registration System. If you need
an invoice, please select “invoice” during the registration.
1.2 For groups, you may also download the following Group Registration Form
to fill in the registration information and send it to and Then make the payment through wire transfer. Please notify the
paying company, names of participants and mark“Congress Registration Fee. When
the payment is successfully accomplished, please send the scanned remittance
voucher to our congress service email: and for confirmation.
1.3 Remittance account information (remittance commission will be paid by your
Account Name: World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies
Account Number: 0200004309014478412
Bank of Deposit: Beixinqiao branch of ICBC
2. Deadline for online registration: November 25, 2017.
3. When you are successfully registered, you shall receive a confirmation notice for
the Organizing Committee of Congress either by phone or E-mail. When register
on-site, please show the confirmation text message or QR-Code to register and take
the conference materials.
4. Standards for Registration fee
4.1 The 3 registration fee standards are as follows:
A. $ 500 if register before July 15th;
B. $ 650 if register before October 31th;
C. $ 800 if register after November 1st or register on-site.
4.2 For Gala dinner, $ 150 per person
4.3 For paper review, $ 50 per article
Paper Submission
1. Certificate award: all submitted papers will be reviewed by experts, qualified
papers will be incorporated into the memoir of the conference. Participant with full
paper published on the memoir of the conference will be issued Certificate of Paper
by the China Association of Acupuncture-Moxibustion(CAAM)or World Federation
of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies, and will be qualified to obtain the excellent
paper award of the congress;
2. According to the excellent selection procedures of World Federation of
Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS), the expert group will review all the
articles and issue certificates for those who won the Outstanding Paper Certificate and
those articles will be recommended to Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion,
Acupuncture Research and World Journal of acupuncture and Moxibustionand other
TCM journals.
3. Submission Deadline: November 1, 2017
4. Participants can also submit your paper by sending it to E-mail:
Topics of Paper
Basic research on the basic theory of acupuncture and moxibustion;
Theory and practice of acupuncture and moxibustion;
Prevention and treatment of acupuncture and moxibustion in cardiovascular disease,
cancer, AIDS and other severe diseases;
Application of acupuncture in health care;
Experience of popularizing acupuncture and moxibustion in urban communities and
rural hospitals;
How to play the role of acupuncture in public health emergencies;
The application of acupuncture in the field of modern information technology
Discussion on the mode, content and method of modern acupuncture education;
Clinical evaluation and standardization of acupuncture and moxibustion;
Intellectual property protection in the development of acupuncture;
Research and development of acupuncture and moxibustion apparatus;
Acupuncture and medicine on line.
Call for Posters
1. The content of the poster:
The national key scientific research projects, clinical appropriate technology, standard
formulation and implementation, medical instrument research of acupuncture and
moxibustion protection, as well as the 2016 Chinese project award Acupuncture
Institute of science and technology award;
2. Poster size: 120cm (height) X90cmpx (width)
3. The poster language: Chinese or English
4. The poster format and content:
Poster format:
Poster generally consists of text, tables, maps, photos, language expression should be
clear, concise with image resolution 200-300dpi. It is suggested that the font size of
the main title is from90 to 150. The font size of the secondary title should be from 50
to 72 and the font size of the text should be from 28 to 44. It is suggested that the
poster is consisted of 20% text, 40% figures or tables and 40% blank area. The poster
color should be consistent it is better not to use photos with more than three kinds of
The poster content: (1) the research background; (2) the research purpose; (3)
materials and methods; (4) the results and discussion; (5) the conclusion; (6)
References ; (7) acknowledgements.
5. Notifications:
Please make posters according to the requirements above. Since the space we have is
limited, participants with posters shall present posters in turn at required time. For
specific time, please check on congress guidance when registering. Please take your
poster with you after the exhibition. The organizing committee of the congress will
not be responsible for the loss of the posters.
1. Exhibition Booth Pattern: 2m X3m Exhibition Booth includes: 3 pieces of
coamings, 1 pieces of colorful lintel, 1 reception table, 2 folding chairs, 2 spotlights
and 1 socket. Other items are negotiable if addition pieces are needed.
2. Exhibition Time
Exhibition Booth Building: 18:00-22:00, December 2, 2017
Exhibition Time: 09:00-17:00 December 3-4, 2017
Exhibition Dismantling Time: 17:00-22:00, December 4, 2017
3. For more details, please contact:
Contact: Yi Wenjun
Tel: 010-64089964
Address: Information and Member Department, China Association of
Acupuncture-Moxibustion(CAAM), No.16, NanxiaojieDongzhimennei,
Beijing100700, China
Accommodation Information
Loong Palace Hotel & Resort Beijing is located in the rapid development of the
Beijing Huilongguan, strategically placed beside“JingZang G6 Expressway”,
adjacent to the yongfeng base, Life Science and many industrial park, which provides
about 571 spacious rooms, deluxe rooms, executive rooms, suites, unique duplex
rooms.full hotel wireless network, and full coverage.
Traffic Routes
(1)Huilongguan capital international airport to take the airport bus line (the capital
airport t3 terminal – Huilongguan (Longze)) way to the 5 stand Huilongguan west
avenue bus 519 (subway Longze station – the 261 hospital) way to 4 station arrive
Zhuxinzhuang, walk 769 meters to reach Loong Palace Hotel & Resort Beijing.
(2)Beijing Railway Station take the subway line 2 (inner ring (Jishuitan – Jishuitan))
9 stops to reach Xizhimen, take the subway line 13 (Xizhimen – Dongzhimen) way to
4 station arrive reach the West Second Banner, take the subway Changping line
(Xi’erqi – ChangpingXishan mouth) way 1 station to reach the Life Science Park,
walk 1364 meters to reach the Loong Palace Hotel & Resort Beijing.
(3)Beijing West Railway Station to take the subway line 9 (Guogongzhuang –
National Library) way 4 station to reach the National Library, take the Metro Line 4
Daxing line (Anheqiao North – Tian’gongyuan) Road 2 Station to reach Xizhimen,
take the Metro Line 13 (Xizhimen – Dongzhimen), way to 5 station arrive reach the
West Second Banner, take the subway Changping line (Xi’erqi – Changping
Xishankou mouth) way 1 station to reach the Life Science Park, walk 1364 meters to
reach the Loong Palace Hotel & Resort Beijing.
(4 )Beijing south Railway Station to take the subway line 4 Daxing line
(Tian’gongyuan – Anheqiao North) way 9 station to reach Xizhimen, take the subway
line 13 (Xizhimen – Dongzhimen) way to 5 station arrive reach Xi’erqi, take the
subwayChangping line (West two flag – ChangpingXishankou mouth) way 1 station
to reach the Life Science Park, walk 1364 meters to reach the Loong Palace Hotel &
Resort Beijing.
Contact Us
The General Assembly Secretariat and the Academic Committee
Contacts:YangYuyang、Luo Lu
ADD:World Federation of Acupuncture and MoxibustionSocieties(WFAS), F7, B
Dongjiu Mansion, Xizhaosistreet, Dong Cheng District, Beijing. 100061, China.
TEL:(86 10) 87194973、(86 10) 87194957、
FAX: 86-10-64018354
The General Assembly registration and conference services
ADD:No. 26 Homes Yuetan South Street Beijing.china
TEL:(86 10)84098288-830
FAX:(86 10)84095810

Dear members of AAI,
To participate in the General Assembly of WFAS in December, 2017 AAI will have the capacity to send two delegates only. Interested members may send their names with full bio-data to the General Secretary of AAI for consideration.
Dr. B. Bhattacharya,
General Secretary, AAI

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