Stephen Janz Conference Presentations


2017 Invited Speaker Australasian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Annual Conference (AACMAC) 2017 Brisbane. a) Preventing and managing pneumothorax in acupuncture practice: The vulnerable patient. b) Advertising with evidence: Sciatica, a case study. c) Clinically effective strategies for sciatica (workshop). d) The Acupuncture Evidence Project: Background and overview.
2016 Invited Speaker Australasian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Annual Conference (AACMAC) 2016 Perth. Preventing and managing pneumothorax in acupuncture practice.
2015 Invited Speaker Australasian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Annual Conference (AACMAC) 2015 Adelaide: a) An Introduction to Trigger Point Acupuncture; b) Australian Privacy Principles & Clinic Privacy Policy; c) Labelling for Safety (and Efficacy): Botanical Names are the Gold Standard in Chinese Medicine Practice
2014 Invited Speaker Australasian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Annual Conference (AACMAC) 2014 Melbourne: a) An Introduction to Trigger Point Acupuncture (workshop); b) The Chinese medicine board of Australia’s policy on infection prevention and control for acupuncture practice
2013 Invited Speaker World Federation of Acupuncture & Moxibustion Societies (WFAS) 8th World Conference on Acupuncutre Sydney; The Chinese medicine board of Australia’s policy on infection prevention and control for acupuncture practice
2012 Keynote Speaker Australasian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Annual Conference (AACMAC) 2012 Brisbane. Acupuncture by Another Name: Dry Needling in Australia Past, Present & Future.
2011 Keynote Speaker Australasian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Annual Conference (AACMAC) 2011 Perth. a) ‘Dry Needling’ Issues and Risks. b) Clinical Panel and Plantar Fasciitis workshop.
2010 Invited Speaker, New Zealand Register of Acupuncturists’ annual conference, Wellington NZ. Topics included plantar fasciitis, trochanter bursitis, and auricular acupuncture.
2010 Keynote Speaker Australasian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Annual Conference (AACMAC) 2010  Adelaide: a) Inherent risks of practice and informed consent: a case study. b) An Update on Plantar Fasciitis; Workshop. c) The VAS pulse: Perspectives on wei qi.
2009 Presented ‘Greater trochanter bursitis and infrared laser therapy: a case series’
Seventh World Congress on Acupuncture,. World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies, Strasbourg.
2009 Invited speaker: AACMAC Melbourne on ‘Medical Dominance: How the Doctors did it and what we can do about it’
2008 Invited speaker: AACMAC Sydney Brisbane ‘An introduction to Auricular Acupuncture: learning how to find the VAS pulse’
2007 Invited speaker: AACMAC Brisbane ‘An introduction to Auricular Acupuncture: learning how to find the VAS pulse.’
2006 Conducted workshop on Clinically effective strategies for common presentations of low back pain AACMAC Adelaide.
2005 Presented ‘Evidence Based Practice: What is it? Its relevance and consequences  for Traditional Chinese Medicine and Complementary Medicine’.2nd International Congress of Chinese Medicine. World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies, Paris.
2006 Presented ‘Placebo analgesia: its role in clinical practice’. AACMAC Adelaide
2005 Keynote speaker AACMAC Melbourne a) ‘Informed Consent and Inherent risks of practice’. b) Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct – their role in Clinical Practice’
2004 Presented ‘Plantar Fasciitis – Another Approach’ & ‘Evidence Based practice – destroying the art of acupuncture?’ World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies 6th World Conference on Acupuncture, Gold Coast
2003 Presented ‘The changing face of the profession – refocussing on professional development’ at the AACMA 5th National Symposium Sydney.
2002 Keynote Speaker AACMA 4th National Symposium Adelaide ‘TCM and Australia – a Global Perspective’.
2001 Presented ‘Australian Education Guidelines for TCM’ to World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS) Symposium Singapore.