WFAS Houston 2014 World Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine Conference

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The American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) and the City of Houston are proud to host the World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS) World Conference on Acupuncture. An integrative medicine theme has been added to the traditional acupuncture conference along with special guest, integrative medicine physician and author, Dr. Andrew Weil; offering a platform for Eastern medicine to meet with Western medicine. Other important keynote speakers invited to present are Dr. Boli Zhang, Dr. Baoyan Liu, Dr. Lorenzo Cohen and Dr. Stephen Wong. To share the latest research and findings on acupuncture, traditional Chinese medicine and integrative medicine, ACAOM and WFAS have confirmed workshops speakers to include Ms. Kiiko Matsumoto, Dr. Jake Fratkin, Mr. Andy Ellis and Ms. Marilyn Allen.

The conference theme: “East Meets West – Shaping the Future of Healthcare – Advancing global health and wellness through acupuncture and traditional medicine”. We believe the collaboration of Oriental and Western medicines will yield a great number of advances and breakthroughs in the treatment of illness, resulting in better health care for all. This unique intellectual symposium is sponsored by the World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies and China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences. Approximately 1000 distinguish guests coming from all over the world will partake the exchange of intellectual information and updates on medicines.

WFAS Houston 2014 will be held on October 31 – November 2, 2014, at the newly renovated Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston, Texas, USA. All individuals with an interest in acupuncture and integrative medicine are invited to attend.

On Saturday, November 1 evening, the “Texas Night Gala Banquet” will welcome conference attendees worldwide to celebrate the integration of medicines and cultures. The celebration promises to be a festive social event, combining marvelous cuisine, quality entertainment, a lively dance floor, exciting live auction and door prizes. Gala proceeds will benefit the American Foundation of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, which subsidizes scholarships, community services, and research studies on Oriental and integration medicines.

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