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2020 Annual Conference

​22nd Annual International Conference on TCVM 

November 19 - 22, 2020 

Chi Institute: 9650 West Highway 318, Reddick, FL USA

Main Theme: Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Diseases in Dogs, Cats, and Horses 

The Annual TCVM Conference has been conducted every year since 1999. It provides a great opportunity for veterinarians to learn from the top TCVM experts and meet TCVM practitioners from all over the world. Additionally, TCVM practitioners and research scientists from around the world are invited to speak about their clinical experiences and research findings. The conference will span over the course of four days, with two days of lectures and two days of rotating workshops. 

Highlights:

  • Learn from world renowned speakers and get the latest updates on TCVM.
  • Enjoy networking opportunities with like minds from around the world.
  • Reunite with old friends and make new ones.
  • Earn up to 32 RACE approved CE hours.
  • Receive a digital PDF file of the conference lectures handouts.
  • Add a complimentary hard cover conference proceedings to your TCVM library.
  • Join us at the conference banquet with one complimentary banquet ticket.

Conference Lecture (Nov. 19-20, 2020): $375*  - 16 CE Hours 

*Special super early bird registration rate ends by 2/1/2020
$425 early bird registration rate ends by 8/18/2020
$475 advanced registration rate ends by 10/18/2020
$525 normal registration rate after 10/18/2020

PDF download file instructions will be emailed to attendee.
Optional binder of printed lecture handout will be available for pick up on site: $35 

Workshops (Nov. 21-22, 2020) - 4 CE Hours Each

Equine TCVM Scanning & Lameness Diagnostics  $250 
Clinical Veterinary Ozone Therapy  $250
Integrative Approach to Behavioral Issues  $250 
Integrative Approach to Exotic Animals  $250 

Workshop registration is only open to the conference lecture attendees.

Discounts:

  • $100 off when registering for any 3 workshops
  • $250 off when registering for all 4 workshops
  • $50 off for current WATCVM members 

Conference lecture and workshop registration fees will be due 90 days before conference.

Co-sponsor: World Association of TCVM

 

Call For Abstracts 

We are very pleased to invite veterinary acupuncturists and TCVM clinicians and researchers to submit abstracts for presentation during the 22nd International Conference on TCVM (ICTCVM) on Nov. 19-20, 2020. This exciting conference will be held at the Chi Institute campus in Reddick, Florida USA. 
 
Presentation Categories

Submissions may span multiple topics – please indicate all applicable categories when submitting an abstract.

  • Clinical Research including any study on the efficacy or safety/side effect(s) of any TCVM therapeutic, clinically randomized and controlled studies, or a retrospective study of a series of cases of a disease or syndrome. This is a 30-minute presentation. 
  • Clinical Application including any new acupuncture techniques/methods, herbal formulas, or Tui-na/food therapy treatments in dogs, cats or horses. This is a 30-minute presentation. 
  • How to including pearls and clinical tips of how to diagnose and/or treat a disease or medical condition/syndrome in dogs, cats, horses, or exotic and zoo animals. This is a 30-minute presentation. 
  • A Case Study including any unique or special case in a dog, cat, horse, or other species. This is a 10-minute presentation. 

Presentation Awards
Each selected 30-minute presentation will be awarded $300 and each selected 10-minute presentation will be awarded $150. The awards will be credited to the conference registration fee and the presentation will be published on the annual conference proceedings. A certificate will be awarded to the first-place presenter in each category.

Abstract Format
The abstract must be submitted in a single-spaced Microsoft Word document and must be no more than two pages in length. Abstracts may be sent by email as an attachment identified as “Abstract TCVM Conference” in the e-mail subject line. The abstract must include the following items:

  • Title of Topic
  • Name of Author(s)
  • Mailing Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Email Address
  • Abstract
  • Reference
  • Curriculum Vitae (Resume) 
  • Short bio


Attendees of the 2019 Conference in China.



Attendees of the 2019 Conference in China during lectures.


Attendees of the 2018 Conference in Florida.


Lecture Hall from the 2017 Annual Conference in Canada


Entertainment and dinner banquet of the 2017 Conference.


Attendees of the 2016 International Conference in China.

Please email the abstract with above information in a Microsoft Word document as an attachment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Abstracts must be received electronically no later than 11:59 PM (EST) on January 31st, 2020. You will receive notification by email that your abstract has been received. Please advise if an acknowledgment is not received within 5 days of submission. Notification of acceptance or rejection of abstracts will be emailed by February 28th, 2020.

Important Dates

  • January 31, 2020: Abstract submission deadline
  • February 28, 2020: Selection notifications sent
  • May 31, 2020: Whole paper submission deadline
  • September 30, 2020: Conference registration deadline
  • September 30, 2020: PowerPoint presentation submission deadline

For More Information
For additional information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 1-800-860-1543, extension 421.