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2019 iMTQA Silicon Valley Conference Schedule

2019 iMTQA Silicon Valley Conference Program
Day 1 (June 7th 2019)
TimeActivitiesTitle of presentation
8:00 am - 9:00 amRegistration and morning tea
9:00 am -Professor David Rosenthal
Harvard Medical School
Opening remarksChair
Professor Penelope Klein, PT, EdD
Chair of Accreditation Committee, iMTQA D’Youville College, Buffalo, NY
Assoc. Professor Albert Yeung 
MGH, Harvard Medical School
Welcome to 2019 iMTQA Silicon Valley Conference
9:15 am -Prof Victor Henderson, MD
Stanford University, School of Medicine
Tai Chi to improve cognitive abilities in older adults
10:00 am - 10:15 amMorning tea/coffee
10:15 am -Associate Professor Albert Yeung, MD
Harvard Medical School
Tai Chi for Mood DisordersChair
Professor CJ Rhoads, D.Ed. Kutstown University, Pennsylvania
11:00 am -Dr Nicholas Karayannis, MPT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT
Stanford University, School of Medicine
The effects of a Tai Chi practice on mindfulness, interoception, and physical function for people living with chronic pain
11:45 am -Professor Ansgar Furst 
Stanford University, School of Medicine
Evidence map for Tai Chi
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLunch
1:30 pm -Lori Enloe PT, MA, CEEAA
Whole Health Clinic, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Health Care System
Tai Chi and Qigong in Veterans AffairsChair
Assoc. Professor Albert Yeung, MD, Harvard Medical School
2:00 pm -Dr Fengrun Zhao, PhD
Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, China
Effects of cardiac rehabilitation Qigong exercise in patients with stable coronary artery disease: RCT
2:30 pm -Professor CJ Rhoads, D.Ed. 
Kutstown University, Pennsylvania
The Public Economics of Integrative Health
3:00 pm - 3:15 pmAfternoon Coffee Break
3:15 pm -Dr Jacques MoraMarco, DAOM, OMD, Lac
Emperor's College of Graduate School Traditional Oriental Medicine, LA
Tai Chi and Fall PreventionChair
Assoc. Professor Byeongsang Oh, CEO, iMTQA
3:45 pm -Maria Voca
Rome Hospital, Italy
Tai Chi research project in Rome
4:15 pm -Dr Roger Jahnke 
Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi
Medical Qigong: Research, Direction, Dissemination
4:45 pm -Professor Penelope Klein, PT, EdD 
Chair of Accreditation Committee, iMTQA D’Youville College, Buffalo, NY
5:15 pm -Assoc. Professor Byeongsang Oh, PhD
CEO, iMTQA, University of Sydney, Australia
Preparing Tai Chi/Qigong Instructors for the Integrative Healthcare Workforce
5:45 pm -Invited speakersPanel Discussion
6:15 pm -BreakSocial networking
7:30 pm -Dinner meetingHow can iMTQA collaborate with academic Tai Chi and Qigong (TQ) researchers, TQ schools and associations?

Day 2 (June 8th 2019) Education and workshop
TimeiMTQA Education ProgramTimeUSCTF CEU Program
Activities in SJSU SPX Rm 160 and Rm 178
8:30 am - 9:00 amMorning coffee8:00 am - 9:00 amRegistration
9:00 am -Professor Penelope Klein, PT, EdD
Chair of Accreditation Committee, iMTQA D’Youville College
Functional Anatomy and Physiology9:00 am -Professor C. D. Weng
San Jose State University/UEWM
Opening remarks
10:00 am -Tom Rogers
The Qigong institute
Joise Weaver,
Healer Within Foundation
Clinical Application of Qigong and Tai Chi for Chronic Pain9:30 am -Professor C. D. Weng
San Jose State University /UEWM
Introduction of Therapeutic Tai Chi
10:30 am - 10:45 amMorning tea/coffee10:30 am - 10:40 amMorning tea/coffee
10:45 am -TBATBA10:40 am -Dr Yunnie Yang
Dr Andy Huang

The History of Tai Chi for Wellness
11:15 am -Chengdu Sport University
11:45 am - 12:45 pmLunch Break11:30 am - 12:15 pmLunch Break
12:45 pm -Sichuan UniversityTBA
1:15 pm -TBA 
1:45 pm -Dr Paul Lam
Teaching TQ Safely and effectively1:00 pm -Dr Shudong Li 
Stanford University Tai Chi Instructor/ researcher
Tai Chi for Pain Management
3:45 pm - 4:00 pmCoffee Break3:00 pm - 3:10 pmCoffee Break
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmiMTQA 
Evidence based TQ practice and RMTQI-Dr communication skills3:10 pm -Professor Bryant Fong 
University of California Berkeley
Tai Chi and Arthritis
5:00 pm - 6:00 pmSocial networking

Day 3 (June 9th 2019) USCTF CEU program
TimeActivitiesCEU at SJSU campus
9:00 am -Professor C.D. Weng,
San Jose State University/UEWM
Dr Timothy Tin UEWM
Dr Frank Chang UEWM
Cardio Tai Chi for Cardiovascular endurance and fitness
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLunch
1:30 pm -Professor Suibin Liu
Blue Mountain, China
Qingcheng Tai Chi Qigong Method
3:30 pm - 3:45 pmAfternoon coffee break
1:30 pm -Professor Ying-qiu Wang
Therapeutic Heyu Qigong
*If you are member of iMTQA or considering joining as member of iMTQA, we suggest that you attend both Day 1 and Day 2, as Day 3 is optional
*If you are member of USCTF, you are eligible to attend the Day 1 program and we suggest that you attend both Day 2 and Day 3.

Conference registration fees proposed by the USCTF
• $350: Standard fees: (Registration on conference day) 
• $300: Registration fees: on or before May 30th 2019 
• $250: Early bird registration fees on or before April 30th 2019 
• $200: Student registration fees: (please present student ID)
• $150: General public (non-TQ instructor)
College Taiji Admin,
May 1, 2019, 11:31 AM