The 1st International Grand Ceremony of Huang Fumi and Zhenjiu Jiayi Jing Academic Thinking Conference
In 2010 UNESCO put Acupuncture-Moxibustion on their intangible cultural heritage list. Acupuncture-Moxibustion culture is a long standing and well established practice. Among the first major works that richly describes all meridians and discusses their essentials is Zhenjiu Jiayi Jing. The author, Huang Fumi, is the first Chinese acupuncturist with concrete records and is regarded as one of the founders in acupuncture-moxibustion history. He was also a famous doctor, litterateur, historian and philosopher of the Wei-Jin period in
In order to respect, commemorate, and remember the huge contribution of our forefather Huang Fumi for the development of acupuncture studies, and also to let the people of the world come to visit our holy forefather and develop and preserve the precious heritage of Huang Fumi`s acupuncture studies, we have been planning this conference for an extensive period of time. As early as during the “2010 Dunhuang International Acupuncture-Moxibustion Manipulation Technology Demonstration & Academic Conference” we proposed the idea of holding a ceremony to honor our ancestor, which received a positive response from the participants from America, Canada, France, Austria, Norway, and also from the Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwanese participants; more than 400 specialists and scholars. The China Association of Acupuncture and Moxibustion (CAAM) is the main presenter with the support of Gansu University of TCM, Acupuncture-Moxibustion Manipulative Techniques Branch of CAAM, Bian Stone & Scraping Committee of China Associate of CAAM, the People`s Government of Pingliang City and the People`s Government of Lingtai County are pleased to announce “The 1st International Grand Ceremony of Huang Fumi and Zhenjiu Jiayi Jing Academic Thinking Conference” will be held from August 6-8
The conference committee has invited both foreign and domestic acupuncture specialists and scholars, relevant leaders and others to Huang Fumi`s birthplace to hold a joint ceremony in acknowledgment of our ancestral master. This special conference is being held for several reasons, including but not limited to: commemorate his contribution to acupuncture-moxibustion, find the roots of acupuncture-moxibustion, take an oath to the core of acupuncture-moxibustion, honor the essence of Chinese acupuncture-moxibustion, and make common the splendor of Chinese acupuncture-moxibustion, refuse the wilting and degrading of Chinese acupuncture-moxibustion, cast the spirit of Chinese acupuncture-moxibustion, initiate the spread of Chinese acupuncture-moxibustion, and to make an even bigger contribution to people`s health worldwide and together protect, pass on and study Huang Fumi`s acupuncture science and cultural heritage. We therefore welcome both domestic and foreign acupuncture specialists and friends from all around the world to come and join us in the ceremony honoring our ancestral master, increase communication and cooperation in order to promote and push forward the great traditional acupuncture-moxibustion medical culture.
1. General information
Honoring the memory of our ancestral master; carry forward the development of the cultural heritage of acupuncture-moxibustion; advance the affluence of Chinese culture
2. Time and Place
Time: August 6th-8th, 2012
3. Activities and Itinerary:
a. Offering ceremony in memory of our acupuncture ancestors.
b. Academic thought exchange on the [Zhenjiu Jiayi Jing]
c. Huang Fumi Culture and Arts Festival
3.2 Meeting Agenda
August 5th 2012- Registration (all day)
Morning of August 6th, 2012-Grand worship ceremony in honor of Huang Fu Mi
Afternoon of August 6th, 2012-Opening ceremony of the “International 《Zhenjiu Jiayi Jing》Academic Thinking Conference” in Huang Fu Mi cultural park
Morning of August 7th, 2012- The International 《Zhenjiu Jiayi Jing》Academic Thinking Conference
Afternoon of August 7th, 2012- The closing ceremony of the International 《Zhenjiu Jiayi Jing》Academic Thinking Conference
Morning of August 8th, 2012- The acupuncture specialists will go to the
4. Soliciting Content and Requirements
a. Huang Fumi acupuncture theory, academic thought excavation, inheritance and clinical research.
b. Studies on the cultural inheritance and academic contribution of Huang Fumi.
c. Studies on preventive treatment of diseases using Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture.
d. Studies on traditional needling techniques and their clinical usage.
e. Studies on moxibustion and characteristic moxibustion treatment techniques.
f. The usage and clinical characteristics of acupuncture advantages of disease.
g. Studies on the effects and mechanisms of acupuncture-moxibustion.
h. Acupuncture-moxibustion equipment and new products.
i. Traditional health care techniques of acupuncture-moxibustion.
j. Related studies in other fields of acupuncture-moxibustion.
a. The article must follow new legislation. The study methods must be careful and precise, and the composition must follow standard norms. For specific form one can consult, 《China Acupuncture and Moxibustion》magazine.
b. Please use standard Chinese characters and legal units of measurements. Clinical report type articles should emphasize treatment methods, theory basis, basis for diagnostic and clinical efficacy assessment, clinical efficacy and analysis or understanding. Each article should be between 800-1500 characters. Clinical research and theoretical articles should be about 2000 characters with a 200 word abstract appendix (if one only submits an abstract then it must be about 800 characters and contain objective, methods, results and conclusion).
c. The thesis material must be authentic and reliable. The scientific articles and articles with clinical material should bear the department stamp or come with an introduction letter from the department. It is forbidden to plagiarize or to have multiple publications with the same article.
d. Please give clear indication of scientific studies and topics of different degrees or articles written by post-graduate students.
Please send in your abstract (Chinese-English) and your entire Word document (Chinese or English) or PPT (Chinese or English, 15 minutes) before June 15th, 2012 to email@example.com OR firstname.lastname@example.org.
5. Registration Fee
All specially invited guests and participants, both domestic and international, should all register upon arrival. Every participant has to pay a registration fee of 1200 RMB which should be paid in full upon arrival at the conference. At the conference every participant will receive the collective works of the conference and a memorial gift. Participants accommodation and traveling expenses take care of themselves or to return the unit for reimbursement, the unified arrangement of the accommodation by the conference.
6. Contact Information