Agenda

Monday, July 17

     
1 pm - 5 pm Registration, information, tours Student Lounge
5 pm - 8 pm Welcome Reception
Opening Ceremony
Fort William Historical Park
  Banquet
 

Tuesday, July 18

7:30-8:45 am Breakfast buffet Ryan Hall
9:00-10:30 am Opening Plenary Session - "Taijiquan: the Breadth of the Art" - The six masters will introduce their styles. History, unique aspects, demonstration and relationship to other styles. Lecture Theatre 351
10:30-11:00 am Refreshment Break Lobby
11:00 am -12:30 pm Opening Plenary Session continued. Lecture Theatre 351
12:30-1:30 pm Buffet lunch Ryan Hall
1:30-2:10 pm Featured Speaker - Professor Zhang Zhiyong, "The History of Taijiquan" Lecture Theatre 351
2:15-3:15 pm Featured Speaker - Dr. Shin Lin, "Scientific Evidence on the Benefits of Qigong and Tai Chi Practices." Lecture Theatre 351
3:15 - 3:30 pm Refreshment break  
3:30-5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions  
  Concurrent Session Details  
  Session A: Taijiquan and Falls Prevention in Older Adults Room C238
  Session B: Taijiquan: History, Tradition and Modern Culture RoomC239
  Session C:
Professor Qiu Pixiang - Taiji and Contemporary Society

Professor Yang Wenxuan - The Development and Diffusion of Sports Culture
Room C240
  Session D: Music as an Aid to Taiji/Qigong Practice - Dr. Yang Yang & Ms. Yang Ying
Room C242
5:00-7:00 pm Trade Show - "Chamber After Business"

Ryan Hall

Wednesday, July 19

7-7:45 am Taiji Morning Exercises Marina Park
8:00-9:00 am Breakfast buffet Ryan Hall
9:30-10:30 am Featured Speaker - Dr. Yang Yang, "Best Taiji Practices: Evidence Based Traditional Curriculum" Lecture Theatre 351
10:30-10:45 am Refreshment Break Lobby or Bubble
10:45 am-12:30 pm Taijiquan: Questions & Answer sessions with Seven Masters Various Rooms
12:30-1:25 pm Buffet lunch Ryan Hall
1:30-2:40 pm Concurrent sessions
  Concurrent session details  
  Featured Speaker: Dr. Lorraine Mayer, " The Medicine Wheel and The Yin Yang Symbol: Health and Healing from A Native American Perspective." Lecture Theatre 351
  Session E: Teaching Taijiquan: Some Practices and Benefits Room 242
  Session F: Taiji and Leadership Room 240
2:40-3:40 pm Poster Session and Refreshment Break Lobby
  Poster session details  
2:40-3:40 pm Adjudication Room #204
3:45-5:15 pm Panel Discussion - "Intercultural Exchange: Views of Healing in Chinese and Native North American Cultures." Panelists are Lorraine Mayer, Gerry Martin, Shin Lin, Yang Yang & Ahmoo Angeconeb Lecture Theatre 351
5:30-9 pm Barbecue, Erhu Performance and Tour of the Norval Morriseau Exhibition Confederation College & Thunder Bay Art Gallery
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Thursday, July 20 - the certificate workshops

7:30-8:30 am Breakfast buffet Ryan Hall
8:45-10:30 am Master Chen Zhenglei - part 1
Master Yang Zhenduo - part 1
Master Sun Yongtian - part 1
Bubble
10:30-10:45 am Refreshment Break Bubble & Lobby, Ryan Hall
10:45 am-12:30 pm Master Wu Wenhan - part 1
Master Eddie Wu Kwong Yu - part 1
Master Zeng Nailiang - part 1
Bubble
12:30-1:15 pm Buffet lunch Ryan Hall
1:30-3:00 pm Master Chen Zhenglei - part 2
Master Yang Zhenduo - part 2
Master Sun Yongtian - part 2
Bubble
3-3:15 pm Refreshment Break Bubble & Lobby, Ryan Hall
3:15-5:00 pm Master Wu Wenhan - part 2
Master Eddie Wu Kwong Yu - part 2
Master Zeng Nailiang - part 2
Bubble
5:15-6:30 pm Dinner Ryan Hall
7:30-10:00 pm Showcase - Masters demonstrations; Erhu concerto. Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

Friday, July 21

7:30-8:30 am Breakfast buffet Ryan Hall
8:45-10:30 am Master Chen Zhenglei - part 3
Master Yang Zhenduo - part 3
Master Sun Yongtian - part 3
Bubble
10:30-10:45 am Refreshment Break Bubble & Lobby, Ryan Hall
10:45 am -12:30 pm Master Wu Wenhan - part 3
Master Eddie Wu Kwong Yu - part 3
Master Zeng Nailiang - part 3
Bubble
12:30-1:15 pm Buffet lunch Ryan Hall
1:30-3:00 pm Master Chen Zhenglei - part 4
Master Yang Zhenduo - part 4
Master Sun Yongtian - part 4
Bubble
3:00-3:15 pm Refreshment Break Bubble & Lobby, Ryan Hall
3:15-4:45 pm Master Wu Wenhan - part 4
Master Eddie Wu Kwong Yu - part 4
Master Zeng Nailiang - part 4
Bubble
5:00-5:30 pm Closing Ceremony Lecture Theatre 351


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