The 17th International Symposium

of Traditional Chinese Medicine In San Francisco &

The World Summit Forum of Acupuncture

Masters’ Discussion of Mechanism of Medicine


WFAS- World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies

AACMA- American Association of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture


American Association of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture


(Alphabetical order)

ACCHS-Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences

AICA-Australia Institute of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture

ASAS-Acupuncture Science Association Sweden

ATCMS-American TCM Society

FAA-Florida Acupuncture Association

FBU-Five Branches University

NYCTCM-New York College of TCM

UANYSLA-United Alliance of NYS Licensed Acupuncturists, Inc

CUSV-California University-Silicon Valley

UEWM-University of East West Medicine


Liu Bao Yen, Chair of WFAS

Hu Jun, President of AACMA, Vice Chair of WFAS


Ma Yin, Secretary General of WFAS

Huang Xian Sheng, Honorary President of AACMA, Vice Chair of WFCMS


Yang Yu Yang, Executive Vice Secretary General of WFAS

Jenny X Ou, Vice President of AACMA

Zhang Lili, Vice President of AACMA

Yang Jia, Vice President of AACMA

Zhao Guang Wei, Supervisor General of AACMA


Shen Hua Shu, Vice President of AACMA


Li Ying, Cen Yu Wen, Yang Guan Hu


Director:              Yang Jia, Vice President of AACMA

Members:           Zhong Wen Zhou, Debbie Cheng, Huang Wei Ying


Director:              Ou Xiao Jian, Vice President of AACMA

Members:           Zeng Hong Mei, He Feng Yun, Dong Hua, Chen Guang Yue, Qin Qiu


Director:              Li Fan Jing, Director of Treasury Department of AACMA

Members:           Chen Zhao, Lu Shi Ping


Director:              Xue Chu Long, Secretary General of AACMA

Members:         Wei Wei, Candace Luo, Cen Yu Wen, Yang Lin, Li Heng, Yang Lei, Edwin Chen


Lam Kong, Brian Loh, Angela Tu, Chen Xiong, Jackson Chau, Yang Jun

Li Ding (1929~ ), courtesy name Yangyuan, born in Yongkang, Zhejiang Province, is a tenured professor and doctoral supervisor of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, a disciple of Liao Ping, a master of classics, and enjoys special allowances from the State Council of China. In 1954, he entered the Shanghai Public Medical TCM Clinic, and in 1956, he was transferred to the Shanghai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He served as the deputy director of the Literature Theory Research Office of the Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the director of the Acupuncture Teaching and Research Office, and a member of the China International Acupuncture and Moxibustion Examination Committee of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine of China.

Now he is the instructor of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine’s Inheritance Studio of Famous Traditional Chinese Medicine doctors, the deputy director of the Academic Committee of the Acupuncture Theory and Methodology Research Office of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the consultant of the World Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Societies Inheritance Working Committee, and the representative inheritor of the fifth group of the National Intangible Cultural Heritage “Acupuncture” project, and a famous Chinese medicine practitioner in Shanghai. He is one of the main founders of the higher professional education for Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture in China, one of the pioneers for the spreading of acupuncture and moxibustion overseas.

Topic: Blood Qi * Vessels * Meridian – Discussion of the Formation Process of Meridian Theory

  1. The formation of the concept of Blood and Qi;
  2. The formation of the concept of Vessels;
  3. The formation of the concept of Meridians;
  4. Interpretation of “Imperial Pivot * Meridian”.

Host: Dr. Chen Yemeng

Professor Huang, Longxiang

Huang Longxiang, chief researcher of the Chinese Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, academic leader of acupuncture and moxibustion – a key discipline of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine; director of the “Acupuncture Theory and Methodology” Research Office of the Key Research Office of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Topic: Several Viewpoints and Verification of Meridian Theory

  1. “Two points form one line” theory;
  2. “One meridian three splits theory”
  3. The phonetic environments of meridians concept
  4. The “Tree frame theory” of the evolution of the meridian theory
  5. “Pearl chain theory” of the structural and scientific connotation of meridian theory
  6. Enlightenment and reflection

Host: Dr. Yongming Li

Professor Liu, Baoyan

President of the World Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Societies

President of the Chinese Society of Acupuncture and Moxibustion

Principal Researcher of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences

Topic: Thoughts, Strategies and Methods of the Efficacy Evaluation of Dialectical Therapy

Host: Dr. Huang Xiansheng

Professor Liu, Wei

PhD in Medicine; licensed acupuncturist in Minnesota; well-known acupuncturist and professor of acupuncture and moxibustion in US, doctoral instructor in OCOM in US; the first batch of distinguished professors and a member of the expert committee of the Sino-American Institute of Acupuncture and Rehabilitation; visiting professor of Guangzhou TCM University, New Zealand TCM University and other universities; One of the first 10 overseas Chinese Medicine experts shortlisted in the “Hundred Talents and Hundred Items” project of Chinese medicine; executive director of the World Chinese Medicine Forum; director of the World Federation of Chinese Youth Associations; an expert donated treasure in the 11th “Xinglin Treasure Hunt” of Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Professor Liu Wei is diligent in his studies, has a solid foundation, and is an expert in classical acupuncture. He has created five original acupuncture systems including Liu’s scalp acupuncture, Liu’s abdominal acupuncture, and tension traction acupuncture, and dozens of original acupuncture prescriptions. He has established his unique acupuncture style, which earns him the title of “acupuncture master.” Professor Liu has long been committed to promoting the inheritance and development of traditional acupuncture.

Topic: Zi-Wu Heaven Acupuncture – Clinical Thinking of Ren Du Meridian Acupuncture and Moxibustion

  1. The clinical correspondence concept of acupuncture and moxibustion of the Du meridian;
  2. The flow characteristics of Zhoutian Qi;
  3. The essentials of Ren’s four-needle and Du’s five-needle;
  4. The formation and clinical application of the acupuncture techniques: Fire in Water, Panlong needling, and Yafeng seven needling.

Host: Dr. Yang Jia

Professor Zuo, Changbo

Professor Zuo Changbo is the president of Macau Acupuncture Society and serves as a doctoral instructor for acupuncture at Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He established Zuo Changbo International Acupuncture Research Center at Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and serves as a visiting professor at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Based on traditional acupuncture and moxibustion, Prof. Zuo Changbo has treasured the essential of Dan Dao, branched out the one-line ruled vessel theory and created an unique acupuncture system to explore a universal law of acupuncture which can get rid disease and prolong life.

Topic: Clinical Application of Acupuncture and Moxibustion of Warming Yang and Expelling Cold

  1. Proposition of the problem: Many diseases originate from wind-cold
  2. The formation of Yin and Cold constitution
  3. Differentiation of Yin and Cold constitution
  4. The laws of pain management
  5. Implementation of the treatment
  6. The establishment of the vertical needling method
  7. Methods to expel cold
  8. Case studies

Moderator: Dr. Zhong Wenzhou

Professor Lu, Biao

Professor Lu graduated from Gansu College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1984 and studied under Professor Zheng Kuishan for 2 years. In 1986, he studied as a graduate student under Professor Yang Jiasan. He has practiced medicine in Los Angeles since 1991. He is an expert with the needle manipulation techniques such as “burning mountain fire”, “cooling the sky”, and needle jumping techniques. These needle manipulation techniques may raise or lower the temperature of the local area by more than 4 degrees Celsius. He collaborated with “Record Traditional Chinese Medicine” to shoot a film about the “burning mountain fires and cooling the sky” technique and was interviewed in the film “Millennium Traditional Chinese Medicine”. Recently, he has cooperated with “Traditional Chinese Medicine Experts” and “Qihuang Live”, launching several in-person and live online courses. He has trained more than a thousand students around the world.

Topic: The Relationship Between the Five Body Constituents and Regulating Meridians Through Acupuncture

  1. The definition of the Five Body Constituents Acupuncture and the expositions in the classic literatures
  2. The scientific principles of acupuncture of the five-body constituents and structure regulation
  3. Acupuncture of Meridians in the classic literatures
  4. The definition and connotation of “De Qi”
  5. Acupuncture regulating mind

Host: Dr. Binjiang Wu

Professor Fu, Zhonghua

Chairman of the Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling Professional Committee of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies; Master supervisor of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine;

Doctoral supervisor of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine; Specially-appointed clinical expert of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine; Head of Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling Research Institute in Beijing University of Chinese Medicine; Inventor of Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling;

Founder of Reperfusion Approach; Founder of New Theory of Qi and Blood.

Topic:New Qi and Blood Theory and Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling Treating Cold Disease

  1. The physiology of thermogenic organs
  2. Causes of cold syndrome
  3. What types of cold symptoms can Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling (FSN) solve?
  4. Introduction the New Qi and Blood Theory and the pathological Tight Muscle.

Host: Dr. David Li

Join the symposium @ Zoom Meeting

/ Replay @
@ 3/6/22 Pacific Time: 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

California Acupuncture Board total 7 CEUs (Category 1) approved;
NCCAOM 7 PDA credits approved.

Payment Notes:

Please provide following information when register:
1. Full name, must match the name on your license. Please provide Chinese name if you have.
2. State of practice, license number.
3. NCCAOM certificate number if you need PDA credit.
4. Email address.
5. Cell phone number

Comment: You will take the full responsibility for not being issued a CE credit if the information is in-complete.


Student / members of AACMA: $50.00

Teacher of staff / member of co-organization: $80.00

Non-member: $120.00

Method of payment: online deadline 3/3/22 midnight

  1. Zelle (no service fee)

Account number:

  1. Pay on line from this site with credit card.
  2. Paper check (Not Accepted after March 2nd)

Payable to: AACMA

Mailing address: 777 Stockton Street, Suite 105, San Francisco, CA 94108

(Please make sure to include your English name, license number, name of the state that you practice in, and email address.)

For questions:


Tel: (415) 981-8384