The 25th Annual International Conference on TCVM

Attend clinical research talks and network with global TVM practitioners in Bali, Indonesia from November 7-9, 2023


2023 Annual International Conference on TCVM—Call for Abstracts

The 25th annual International Conference on TCVM (ICTCVM) will be held in Bali, Indonesia from November 7 - 9, 2023. The main theme of this conference is “TCVM for Neurological Disorders and Pain." A post-conference tour of Bali, Indonesia will be conducted from November 10 - 15, 2023.


Important Dates

March 1, 2023---Abstract Submission Deadline

April 15, 2023---Selection Notifications Sent

June 1, 2023---Final Full Paper Submission Deadline

September 1, 2023---PowerPoint Presentation Submission Deadline Conference Registration Deadline

Send Abstracts to


Presentation Categories

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

Clinical Application

Clinical applications includes any new acupuncture techniques/methods, herbal formulas, food therapy, or Tui-na treatments in dogs, cats, or horses. (30 minute presentation)

How To

How tos include 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. (10 to 30 minute presentation)

Case Study

Case studies includes any unique or special case in a dog, cat, horse, or other species. (10 minute presentation)

Clinical Research

Clinical research includes 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. (10 to 30 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 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 (approximately 50 words)

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.”


Submission Details

Email your Word Document as an attachment to

Abstracts must be received electronically no later than 11:59 PM (EST) on March 1, 2023. You will receive a notification by email that your abstract has been received. Please advise if an acknowledgment is not received within 5 business days of submission. Notification of acceptance or rejection of abstracts will be emailed by April 15, 2023.


Hotel Booking

Click here to book the hotel and booking code is IATCVM2023.

More information

More Information for additional information please contact or call 1-800-860-1543, extension 428.

The 25th Annual International Conference on TCVM

Taught in English

For veterinarians & veterinary students

24 CE hours (pending RACE approval)

Conference Lectures


Dr. Xie has 39 years of clinical, teaching, and research experience in veterinary acupuncture and TCVM. He has trained over 10,000 veterinarians to practice TCVM worldwide. Dr. Xie’s education includes advanced training in veterinary medicine, veterinary acupuncture, and human acupuncture. Dr. Xie has authored 20 books and over 100 peer-reviewed papers. His textbooks, including Xie’s Veterinary Herbology, Xie’s Veterinary Acupuncture, and Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine-Fundamental Principles, have been used for TCVM training programs around the world. Dr. Xie continues to teach and develop educational courses and programs at Chi University, serves as a full clinical professor at the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine, and is an honorary professor at China Agricultural University, South China Agricultural University, and China Southwest University.

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Dr. Mushtaq Memon received his veterinary education from Pakistan, clinical residency training from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and PhD from the University of Minnesota, St. Paul. His recent interest in Holistic Veterinary Medicine inspired him to become certified in veterinary acupuncture from Chi in 2008. As a clinician-scientist, Dr. Memon has authored or co-authored about 150 publications and is a co-editor of two books, Food as Medicine and Food and Brain Health.

Dr. Memon is a Diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists, one of about 500 veterinary reproduction specialists worldwide. His veterinary practice experience includes 25 years at veterinary teaching hospital at Washington State University (WSU), and 10 years at veterinary teaching hospitals of Tufts University, MA; Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge; and Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.

Currently, Dr. Memon serves as the Executive Director of the World Association of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Ma is a professor at the College of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, Agricultural University of Hebei, China. Dr. Ma graduated from the College of TCVM, University of Hebei, China in 1987. From there she became a teaching assistant at her hometown University. She received her Master's degree of TCVM in 2005 and got her PhD from the College of Veterinary Medicine, China Agricultural University in 2008. She has authored 4 TCVM textbooks and published over 50 papers. She was a visiting professor at Cornell University, the University of Florida, and Chi from 2011 to 2012.

Enrollment Options



Schedule & Tuition

The tuition includes an e-copy of the conference proceedings, lecture note handout, and 1 ticket for the reception dinner party on Nov. 7.

Conference Lectures

Optional Accommodations and Tour Packages

For you

  • Shared double occupancy room
  • 5-star conference hotel
  • Includes 3 meals per day
  • Private single occupancy room
  • 5-star conference hotel
  • Includes 3 meals per day

For your guests

  • 3-day local tour and activities
  • Shared double occupancy room
  • 5-star conference hotel
  • Includes 3 meals per day
  • 3-day local tour and activities
  • Private single occupancy room
  • 5-star conference hotel
  • Includes 3 meals per day

and for everyone after the conference

  • 5-night, 6-day Bali tour
  • Shared double occupancy room
  • 4+ star hotel
  • Includes 3 meals per day
  • 5-night, 6-day Bali tour
  • Private single occupancy room
  • 4+ star hotel
  • Includes 3 meals per day

Payment Information

A $100.00 non-refundable course deposit is charged upon enrollment to reserve your seat.

Payment is due 90 days before the start date of each session or course.




Enroll by May 7, 2023


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