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Programme

The congress will consist of opening Plenary Session (Friday 9:30-12:30) and three parallel symposia (Friday afternoon till Sunday afternoon) – to see the programme of all three symposia, use three separate tabs below.
Saturday evening in Wieliczka Salt Mine (13.th Century; UNESCO World Heritage List) will be underground banquet.
Additionally there will be open public lectures and daily morning workshops of medical qigong.
Before the Congress, at Thursday afternoon (15:30-19:00) will be an extra Pre-congress lecture in Hotel Europejski by Claude Diolosa: Insomnia and Depression.

Years of personal experience of recognized practitioners and new treatment techniques will be presented in the form of a half-day lectures. The aim of the symposium is to present current activities in the field of TCM practice and to deepen its understanding.

All lectures apart from Claude Diolosa lecture, which will be held in Confucius Institute, 4 Radziwiłłowska street, will take place in Hotel Europejski in three conference rooms.

LECTURES (half day: three and half hours with one 20-30 minutes coffee break in between):

Friday afternoon: 15:00-18:30

Saturday morning: 9:00-12:30

Saturday afternoon: 14:30-17:50

Sunday morning 9:00-12:30

Sunday afternoon 14:30-17:50

Attention: The Claude Diolosa lecture will be held in the Confucius Institute, 4 Radziwiłłowska street, 1-st floor.

Examples of disease prevention and life cultivation by TCM methods as well as powerful support of Western medicine will be presented in this part of the congress.

All lectures will take place in three conference rooms in Hotel Europejski.

LECTURES (half day: three and half hours with one 20-30 minutes coffe break in between):

Saturday morning: 9:00-12:30

Saturday afternoon: 14:30-17:50

Sunday morning: 9:00-12:30

Sunday afternoon 14:30-17:50

The main issue of the symposium will concern efficiency of Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment supported by the results from specific cases and scientific randomized trials. Particular attention will be also paid to the economic and scientific data from application of TCM treatment in conventional medicine.

All lectures of that Syposium will take place in The Confucius Institute of Jagiellonian University, Radziwillowska Street No. 4 (3-4 minutes walk form Hotel Europejski).

LECTURES (20 min. plus 10 min. for discussion, only in English):

Saturday morning: 9:30-12:30

10:30-11:00 coffee break

Saturday afternoon: 14:30-17:30

16:00-16:30 coffee break

PRE-CONGRESS LECTURE

Claude Diolosa will have extra pre-congress lecture on Thursday afternoon at 15:30 – 19:00 in Hotel Europejski, Column Room.
The lecture: Insomnia and depression – treatment with chinese herbs and acupuncture will cost:
– 50 PLN (or 12 EURO) for congress participants who purchased their congress ticket before
– 100 PLN (or 24 EURO) for others
Tickets can be purchased before the lecture in the congress reception in Hotel Europejski or can be paid in the advance by bank transfer on PTTMC account no later than up to October 10th:

Bank Account No:
Polskie Towarzystwo Tradycyjnej Medycyny Chinskiej
Reiffeisen – Polbank S.A.
PL 42 1750 0012 0000 0000 3009 2724
SWIFT Code: RCBWPLPW
The title of payment: PRE-CONGRESS LECTURE

OPEN LECTURES

The aim of the lectures is to promote and encourage to apply Chinese medicine in prophylactic treatment. Lectures as well as diagnostics with consultations will be available to the general public.
Lectures (90 minutes long) will be only in Polish.

  • Marek Kalmus: Znaczenie cykli w medycynie chińskiej (The meaning of the cycles in Chinese medicine)  – Friday afternoon, 15:00-16:30
  • Agnieszka Krzemińska: Zioła chińskie w polskiej kuchni – profilaktyka i leczenie  (Herbs in Polish kitchen – prophylaxis and treatement) – Friday afternoon, 17:00-18:30
  • Magdalena Konior: Lepiej zapobiegać niż leczyć, czyli: medycyna chińska jako najlepsza metoda zapobiegania chorobom (Better protect then treat: Chinese medicine as the best method to protect sickness) – Sunday, 9:00-10:30
  • Wiesław S. Nowak: Elementy psychologii w medycynie chińskiej (Elements of Psychology in Chinese medicine) – Sunday, 11:00-12:30

LUNCH MEETINGS

Welcome for lunch meetings:

On Friday at 12:50-13:30 in Ball Room – meeting with Jani White, Lic. Ac. (UK). You can talk with her about fertility and her last books: Fertile Fizz (2016) and Structuring the Fertile Metabolism (2015).

On Sunday at 12:50-13:30 in Ball Room – meeting with Dr. Yair Maimon (Israel). You cantalk with him about his last research on the field of oncology, herbal formulas, as well as Protectival and Tonix-R.

MEDICAL QI GONG WORKSHOP

During the congress there will be the opportunity to participate in practical workshop of Medical Qi Gong lead by Tania Camacho-Regnier.

Medical Qi Gong will be organized every day morning (7:30-8:15 AM) in Park Strzelecki located 3 minutes walk from Hotel Europejski, behind the building of Celestat – historic headquoter of the 7 hundred years old the Marksmen Brotherhood (located inside of the Park Strzelecki, by the street Lubicz 16). If weather will be not good enough workshop will take place in Hotel Europejski (in Ball Room)

Qì Gōng 气功, literally “life energy cultivation”, is a series of energizing exercises, which are part of the treatment methods used in Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Qì Gōng has been around in China for about 3,000 years. It has been documented that in ancient times, during the cold and rainy seasons, people who suffered from what we now call rheumatoid arthritis were able to fight off joint pain caused by this condition with special dance-like movements or routines. They warmed up the tendons and muscles thus promoting the flow of Qì and blood. Traditional Doctors commenced to observe and refine these movements, and due to their great efficiency they grew very popular among the people.

Many types of Qì Gōng emerged, among them this medical form, which moves the 12 channels of acupuncture in our body. However, all forms of Qì Gōng share the same philosophy, the same 3 key principles we should bare in mind when exercising:
1. consciousness
2. breath
3. accurate movement

Qì Gōng is now very popular worldwide, and thousands of people enjoy these exercises as a way of preventing disease, ensuring longevity and calming the mind.

EXHIBITIONS & FAIR

In the congess break-time it will be possible to purchase acupuncture accessories and massage equipment, buy TCM books etc.

Information for Exhibitors and Sponsors