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2023 Conference Call for Abstracts

We are excited to invite veterinary acupuncture and TCVM clinicians and researchers to submit abstracts for presentation during the 25th International Conference on TCVM (ICTCVM), held in Qingdao, China from May 23 to 25, 2023. The main theme of this conference will be “TCVM for Neurological disorders and pain”. Post-conf tour at Zhang-jia-jie and Shang-hai) will be conducted from May 26 to June 1, 2023.

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 subtracted from the conference registration dues. 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

Example “Dr. Huisheng Xie is the president of, and a professor at, Chi University, Florida, USA. He received a BS-Vet Med in 1983 and a master’s degree in veterinary acupuncture in 1988 in China, and a Ph.D. from University of Florida. In 1998, Dr. Xie founded the Chi University in Florida to train veterinarians in acupuncture, herbal medicine, Food Therapy and Tui-na.”

Email your 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 December 31, 2022. You will receive a notification by email that your abstract has been received. Please advise if an acknowledgement is not received within 5 business days of submission. Notification of acceptance or rejection of abstracts will be emailed by January 15, 2023.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline: December 31, 2022
Selection notifications sent: January 15, 2023
Final full paper submission deadline: March 1, 2023

Conference registration deadline: March 1, 2023
PowerPoint presentation submission deadline: March 1, 2023

Presentation Categories 

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 10 to 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.

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 10 to 30-minute presentation.

Additional 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.