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Specialty Committee of Research on Protection of Traditional Knowledge

【Release time】:Sep,13th,2014    【Source】:

Annual Academic Conference of Specialty Committee of Research on Protection of Traditional Knowledge of
World Federation ofChinese Medicine Societies

November 15-16, 2014 LUOYANG, China
The First Notice

The aims of the conference are to support international academic exchange and cooperation related to the research and development of the “Traditional Knowledge” of Chinese Medicine, and to encourage the sustainable development and reasonable use of traditional medical knowledge. The 2014 annual academic conference of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies’ Specialty Committee for the Protection of Traditional Knowledge will be held in Luoyang, China on Nov. 15-16. The conference is jointly sponsored by the specialty committee of the protection of traditional knowledge of the world federation of Chinese Medicine societies and the state administration of TCM research center of the protection of traditional knowledge of Chinese Medicine, and organized by the Luoyang Orthopedic-Traumatological Hospital. We invite scholars, policy experts and organizations working in areas related to the protection of traditional knowledge and medicine to submit academic papers or research reports, and to share experiences related to protecting the traditional knowledge of communities around the world. We sincerely welcome your participation and hope we can work together to promote the global protection of traditional knowledge.

Conference Theme
Protecting the Traditional Knowledge and Intangible Cultural Heritage of ChineseMedicine

 

Sponsor and organizer
1.Sponsor:
◎Specialty Committee of the Protection of Traditional Knowledge of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies
◎Research Center for the Protection of Traditional Knowledge ofChinese Medicine
2.Organizer:
Luoyang Orthopedic-Traumatological Hospital, Henan Province

 

Content of the Conference
1.Keynote Speeches
Keynote speeches will be given by invited experts and scholars in the fields of medicine and traditional knowledge and intangible cultural heritage.
2.Session Topics
Sessions will cover the following topics: research on the systems of protection for traditional knowledge, including methodology and specific skills or technologies; protection of intangible cultural heritage of traditional medicine; the current status of protection of traditional medicine and the results of specific strategies and tactics. 
3.Exhibition
Exhibitions and posters related to the protection of traditional knowledge and intangible cultural heritage will be on display during the conference.


Working Languages
Chinese and English


Conference Dates
Nov. 15, 2014: Registration
Nov. 16, 2014: Conference


Location

Xin Yuan International Hotel (No. 300 Jiu Du Dong Lu, Lao Cheng District, Luoyang city, Henan, China)
Conference Fees
Mainland China Participants: Conference fees are 1000 yuan and include all activities, materials and meals. Rooms and meals will be arranged by the organizers. Participants are responsible for their own accommodation and transportation costs
International Participants (including Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong): The conference fees are waived and accommodation and meals will be provided by the conference organizers. Participants are responsible for their own transportation costs


Conference Article Submission
1.All submissions must be submitted as a Word file. Citations should follow standard academic journal guidelines.
2.Papers may be submitted in English or Chinese. Papers should not exceed 8,000 English words and should include an abstract of approximately 300-500 words.
3.Please send papers to the following e-mail address:
tcmtkpro@163.com, and include your name, institutional affiliation, e-mail, phone number and address.
4.Deadline for submissions is Oct. 1, 2014


Registration
Please return the form below by email before Oct. 1, 2014.
Attention:  Shelley Ochs
Tel/Fax :+86-010-84018307
Email:
tcmtkpro@163.com
Attachment:Registration Form

Specialty Committee of Research on Protection of Traditional Knowledge of World Federation of

Chinese Medicine Societies, Aug.8, 2014