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Keynote Speakers

Dr. Poney Chiang is an adjunct professor and founder of the Integrative Acupuncture Program for York University (Toronto) and a professor at the Neuro-Acupuncture Institute in Santa Fe. He is an expert in neuro-anatomy of acupoints and teaches workshops internationally. He practices in Toronto Canada with focus on dermatology, pain and neuro-rehabilitation. Poney is the lead author in the upcoming revised edition of Fundamentals of Chinese Acupuncture co-authoring with Andy Ellis and Nigel Wiseman, for Paradigm Publication.

Prof. Huang Huang is the dean of the International Jing Fang Institute of Nan Jing University of Chinese Medicine and a professor. He has been teaching and clinical practice for over 50 years. Since 1990s, he has focused on the standardization and modern application of Jing Fang, and has devoted himself to the popularization and promotion about Jing Fang.


Matthew has been successfully treating peripheral neuropathy for 40 years. In addition to his years in full time practice in Southern California, Matthew has written two books, dozens of articles, and co-authored a peer-reviewed article on acupuncture dosage and another on electro-acupuncture for peripheral neuropathy.

Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences at Western Sydney University, Australia. Professor Zhu is the inaugural Co-Director, of the Chinese Medicine Centre, an international partnership between Western Sydney University (WSU) and Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (BUCM). Adjunct Professor of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine.

With 25 years of experience in education, Christie commenced her career as a secondary school health and physical education teacher. Over the past 20 years, her professional focus has centred on creating and implementing risk management education resources and programs tailored for diverse professional audiences.

Dr Chloe Stubberfield has been a practicing Chinese Medicine Practitioner for 10 years. During that time, she found a deep passion of teaching through her world-renowned Instagram page, The Which Doctor. Since then, her passion has extended to teaching TCM practitioners about the benefits of social media marketing to promote Chinese Medicine.

Ph.D. in Clinical Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University

2015: Korean Medicine license (Specialty training at Kyung Hee University Korean Medicine Hospital, Department of Korean Rehabilitation Medicine)

2019: Specialist certificate in Korean Rehabilitation Medicine

2019-2022: Army Korean Medicine Officer

Currently a full-time Clinical assistant professor in the Department of Korean Rehabilitation Medicine at Kyung Hee University Korean Medicine Hospital, Kyung Hee Medical Center

Eli Huang is a Chinese Medicine practitioner with nearly 15 years of experience. She is dedicated and passionate in the areas of infertility and women’s health. Alongside her role as an acupuncturist, she is also a natural fertility coach and holds certifications as an NLP Master Practitioner and Coach, Reiki Master, and Hypnosis Trainer.

Through his study in the classics and clinical experience, Dr. Burris, over the past two decades, has developed Neoclassical Acupuncture, a palpatory technique based on a 6 element model with instant results on both root and symptomatic levels. In 2019 he published Neoclassical Acupuncture. A Russian translation was released in September 2021 and Spanish version is coming soon.

Eddie was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 3 (58 year ago). Although not breaking any Diabetic longevity records, he has survived much longer than most. He credits TCM as one of the main factors in his longevity. Eddie graduated in 1998 from the Australian College of Natural Medicine in Brisbane.

Helen completed her acupuncture degree in 1989 at Australian College of Natural Medicine. Since graduating she has completed a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Acupuncture at Victoria University and Master of Animal Science at University of Queensland, her research at UQ included a chemical analysis of deer velvet.

Having studied psychology and trained as a psychiatric nurse before encountering acupuncture, John McDonald has always been keenly interested in Chinese Medicine ideas about emotions. John currently practises in Southport and lectures at Endeavour College of Natural Medicine. More

Tiago Manuel Horta Reis Da Silva has completed multiple degrees in Nursing and in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Work as a Lecturer in Nursing and TCM practitioner and collaborates with multiple international professional bodies in TCM and Health. Integration of the West and East Medicines with the aim to promote the best care for patients.

Greg Bantick, B.Ac., M.T.O.M., Began Chinese medicine in Sydney in 1975. Instrumental in developing the first college in Brisbane. Arranged trips by leading Chinese and Japanese scholar practitioners in the early 1980’s. Further training in China, Japan, England and the U.S. In San Diego served in curriculum advisory roles, as a senior faculty member and clinical supervisor. More

David Hartmann lives in Brisbane, Australia and has been practicing acupuncture since 1997. He works at the Northern College of Acupuncture (York, UK), as a course writer and lecturer. David also does freelance work for multiple colleges/companies around the world.

David has written two textbooks on Chinese medicine – ‘The Principles and Practical Application of Acupuncture Point Combinations‘ and ‘Acupoint Dictionary 2e‘.

Tyler studied Bachelors in Acupuncture (1994) and Chinese Herbal (1996) at Victoria University.

In 2009 Tyler began studies with Arnaud Versluys at the Institute of Classics in East Asian Medicine (ICEAM).  Tyler has also been training with David White at the Institute of Neijing Research (INR) since 2015. More

Michael is a seasoned scholar-physician of Chinese Medicine with almost 15 years of experience in the field. He has a rich background in translation and editing of numerous Ming and Qing dynasty works, both in acupuncture and herbal medicine traditions.


Hoc Ku HUYNH graduated in China and the Master of Health Sc. UTS, He has been practice TCM for over 46 years, Lecture in TCM and also the Hon. Clinical placement for UTS, WSU and SITCM .Former Secretary and Treasurer of AACMA. Current- Vice Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of WFCMS. Hon. Advisor of WFAS. Awarded Order of Australia Medal OAM.

Kim Gatenby has a Master of Reproductive Medicine and Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and has been combining the two modalities to treat her patients in an integrative way for the past 18 years. She presented at AACMAC 2022 on supplements for fertility, and has presented full day seminars on infertility too. Kim has two clinics in Sydney, where she lives with her son, cat and numerous pet ducks.

Alicia MengShi Ye was born and raised in Shanghai, China. She obtained her Bachelor Degree of Medicine from Shanghai University of TCM in 2005 and her Master Degree in Public Health from Lund University, Sweden in 2010.

Alicia moved to Brisbane in the mid 2013, she’s good at TCM practice with both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicines in her clinic at Kallangur, Brisbane North. More

Mark began studying Chinese Medicine over 30 years ago. Since 2013 Mark has lead clinical study tours to Nanjing to learn from Professor Huang Huang. Mark started learning from Professor Huang in 2008 and in 2014 became his PhD student.



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