Presentations at Major Conferences (2001-present).
Scientific organizer, moderator, and speaker of the symposium "Modern Scientific Studies on Acupuncture", sponsored by the California Acupuncture Medical Association, Los Angeles (2001).
Scientific organizer, moderator, and speaker of the public educational forum “Marriage of Eastern and Western Medicine”, sponsored by the Pacific Rim Cultural Foundation, Los Angeles (2001).
Invited participant in the Bioenergy Discussion Group, “1st American Samueli Conference: Definitions and Standards in Healing Research”, organized by the Samueli Institute for Information Biology, Newport Beach, California (2003).
Invited lecturer on “Effects of Qigong on Physiological Functions and Cell Cultures”, California Acupuncture Medical Association, Los Angeles (2003).
Invited speaker on “Chinese Mind/Body Medicine”, National Meeting of the American Chinese Medical Association, Symposium on “Principles and Practice of Medicine and Science”, Los Angeles (2003).
Invited panelist on “Thinking Across Physiological Systems to Understand Therapeutic Mechanisms”, 9th National Meeting of the Acupuncture Research Society, Boston (2003).
Invited speaker on “The Science and Practice of Qigong”, invited panelist in the Research Forum, and co-chair of the Qigong Policy Recommendation Forum, 6th World Congress on Qigong, San Francisco (2003).
Chair of the session “Modernization of Chinese Medicine” and speaker on “Hi-Tech Approaches in Measurement of Physiological Changes Accompanying Chinese Mind/Body Practices”, at the 10th International Symposium of the Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America, Beijing (2004).
Invited speaker on “Physiological Changes from Qigong and Acupuncture”, the 12th Conference on Health Care of the Chinese in North America, San Francisco (2004).
Invited lecturer on “The Science and Practice of Qigong/Tai Chi”, California Alliance for Acupuncture Medicine, Los Angeles (2004).
Chair of the plenary session on “Latest Approaches and Technologies for Mind/Body Research” and Speaker on “Scientific Approaches and Models for Qigong Research”, co-chair of the Science Policy Forum, 7th World Congress on Qigong, San Francisco (2004).
Keynote speaker on “Recent Developments in Qigong Research”, 9th China-Shanghai International Symposium on Qigong Science, Shanghai (2004).
Invited colloquium speaker on “Comparison of Bioenergy and Physiological Markers in Qigong and Acupuncture Research”, Institute of Physics, Academica Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan (2005).
Keynote speaker on “Scientific Evidence for Benefits of Qigong/Tai Chi”, International Conference on Chinese Medicine and Symposium on “Enhancing Evidence for Evidence-based Chinese Medicine”, sponsored by the International Society for Chinese Medicine, Macau, China (2005).
Invited speaker and panelist, the Whole Person Health and Qigong Summit, Washington, D.C. (2005).
Invited speaker in the panel “Heritage and Innovation of Traditional Chinese Medicine Theories”, the 2nd International Conference on Modernization of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu, China (2005).
Invited panelist and lecturer, 4th Conference on “Building Bridges of Integration in Traditional Chinese Medicine”, sponsored by the Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation, New York (2005).
Invited panelist, National Expert Meeting on Qi Gong and Tai Chi, sponsored by the National Blueprint Office at the University of Illinois, the National Council on the Aging, and the Archstone Foundation, Urbana, Illinois (2005).
Organizer and speaker of the panel “Scientific Approaches and Models for Qi-Related Research”, 8th World Congress on Qigong San Francisco (2005).
Keynote speaker, 2nd International Forum on Taijiquan, Thunder Bay, Canada (2006).
Co-Chair and speaker of the session on “Scientific Research on Acupuncture and Qigong”, 2006 World Congress on Chinese Medicine - Charting the Course of Development, Hong Kong (2006).
Invited chair and symposium speaker in the “Qigong Science Symposium”, 9th World Congress on Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine held in conjunction with the CAM Expo: Complementary and Natural Healthcare, Los Angeles (2006).
Invited symposium speaker, 5th Global Medicine Project Conference on Healing for the 21st Century, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA (2007).
Co-Chair and speaker, session on “Basic and Experimental Research of Integrative Medicine”, 3rd World Integrative Medicine Congress: Inheritance, Innovation, harmonization, Development, Guangzhou (Canton), China (2007).
Co-Chair and keynote speaker, World Qigong Forum and 10th World Congress for Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tokyo (2007).
Keynote speaker and co-chair of the Session on Experimental Papers, 10th China-Shanghai International Symposium on Qigong Science, Shanghai (2007).
Invited speaker, Nutritional Sciences Symposium, sponsored by University of California, Irvine and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Irvine, CA (2007).
Invited speaker, 2nd Continuing Medical Education Conference on “Nutrition and Supplements”, sponsored by Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA (2008).
Invited participant, Workshop on Meditation for Health Purposes, sponsored by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Cancer Institute, National Aging Institute, and Canadian Institutes for Health Research, at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (2008).
Co-chair of the 11th World Congress for Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine, organizer and speaker for the plenary Science Symposium, San Francisco, CA (2008).
Keynote speaker, 2nd World Symposium on Natural Medicine, organized by the World Federation of Chinese Naturopathy and the Taiwan Natural Medicine Education Organization, held at China University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan (2008).
Chief organizer and lecturer, World Tai Chi and Qigong Day, sponsored by the Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA (2009).
Keynote speaker, International Symposium on Chinese and Alternative Medicine, sponsored by Taiwan’s Department of Health, Committee on Chinese Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan (2009).
Member of the Scientific Review Committee for Basic Science, and selected presenter, North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Minneapolis, MN (2009).
Invited scientific speaker, panelist for “Masters Meet the Researchers”, and member of the Academic Steering Committee, International Tai Chi Chuan Symposium: A View through the Lens of Science, hosted by Vanderbilt University Center for Integrative Health, Nashville, TN (2009).
Chinese Hospital Annual Award Lecture, San Francisco, CA (2009).
Invited speaker, Chinese-American Profession Society 2009 International Conference “Seeking Global Solutions for Global Challenges”, Los Angeles, CA (2009).
Invited speaker at the Symposium “A Field Guide to Translational Tools”, Society for Acupuncture Research 2010 International Conference, Chapel Hill, NC (2010).
Invited speaker, Continuing Medicine Education Conference on “Traditional Chinese Medicine: Scientific Update for the Healthcare Provider”, Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California, Irvine (2010).
Invited speaker, Workshop on “Alterative Choices for a healthy Life”, hosted by Dept. of Health Sciences at California State University at Fullerton and Southern California University of Health Sciences, Fullerton, CA (2010).
Chief organizer and lecturer, World Tai Chi and Qigong Day, presented by the Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine, sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation of America and participation by the American Heart Association, held at University of California, Irvine, CA (2009).
Co-chair of the 12th World Congress for Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine, organizer and speaker for the plenary Science Symposium, San Francisco, CA (2010).
Participant, workshop on “Controls and Comparison Groups for Non-Pharmacological Intervention Studies”, Organized by National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Bethesda, MD (2010).
Invited speaker, Workshop on Subtle Energy Devices and Research, California Institute for Human Science, Encinitas, Ca (2010).
Invited keynote speaker, 2nd World Qigong Forum, Tokyo, Japan (2010).