The 2013 International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine


This was the official site for the 2013 International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine.
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ICNM 2013 is a nonprofit Consortium of certified Naturopaths and Healthcare professionals dedicated in defining the future of Naturopathic Medicine through education, research and collaboration.
The PCO is Paragon Conventions based in Switzerland.

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CIRCA 2013

ICNM 2013 is THE premier International Congress for the most influential and inspiring complementary medicine practitioners and healthcare professionals who are dedicated to improving patient care. You have the opportunity to join with the finest Naturopaths worldwide and update your knowledge and skills learning from internationally recognized researchers and clinicians. Congress provides a rare opportunity to learn directly from the opinion leaders that are shaping the future of Natural Medicine practice.

Congress attendees will appreciate the large & mature 2013 program designed by the Scientific Committee including motivational keynote presentations, scientific seminars & clinical workshops, all in line with our commitment to innovation, expertise and excellence.

The congress is open to professionals from the fields of:
Integrative Medicine
Complementary & alternative medicine
Nutritional Medicine
Preventive Medicine
Chinese Medicine
Bio Energetic Medicine
Students of Health and Allied Sciences

ICNM is reserved to Naturopaths and certified Healthcare professionals. The Congress in not open to the public

The United-States will be the Honoring Country at the ICNM 2013.

Join us for this unique opportunity to remain at the cutting edge of Natural Medicine practice, and to share in the mutual exchange of knowledge & friendship.


Specialized Fields


Specialized Fields:
Naturopathic Medicine
Nutritional Medicine
Integrative Medicine
Chinese Medicine
Detoxifying Therapies
Holistic Treatments
Meditation & Yoga
Herbal Medicine
Manipulative Therapies


Specific Subjects:
Pain Management
The Immune system
The Digestive System
Cardiovascular Diseases
The Nervous System
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Vision Improvement Techniques
Circulatory Disorders and Cardio-Pulmonary Diseases
Skin Diseases
Stress Management
Hormonal Imbalance
Mind, Body & Spirit
Women's Health


Preliminary Timeline

Sunday July 7, 2013  
11:00-14:00 Registration Hours
14:00-18:00 Opening plenary sessions
18:00-20:00 Welcome Reception


Monday July 8th, 2013

08:00-09:00 Registration Hours
09:00-10:30 Plenary Session 1
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break, Poster and Exhibition Visit
11:00-12:30 Parallel Session S1-2
12:30-14:00 Lunch/ Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Parallel Session S3-4
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break, Poster and Exhibition Visit
16:00-17:30 Plenary Session 2


Tuesday July 9th, 2013

08:00-09:00 Registration Hours
09:00-10:30 Plenary Session 3
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break, Poster and Exhibition Visit
11:00-12:30 Parallel Session S5-6
12:30-14:00 Lunch/ Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Parallel Session S7-8
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break, Poster and Exhibition Visit
16:00-17:30 Plenary Session 4
17:30-17:45 Closing Remarks



Congress Highlights

Hear from internationally recognized practitioners & experts in the fields of: Naturopathic Medicine, Nutritional Medicine, Ayurveda, Integrative Medicine, Environmental Health and more as they weigh in on today's most critical topics.

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Call for Abstracts

Call for submission is open to researchers and practitioners to submit relevant abstracts on their work, including case studies.

Why Exhibit

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ICNM Congress Venue
Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel & Conference Center
17 Boulevard Saint-Jacques 75014
Paris, France

The official languages of the Congress are English and French.

Official Letter of Invitation
Official letters of invitation designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries will be sent upon request.
It must be understood that such letters do not represent a commitment on the part of the Organizing Committee of the ICNM Congress to provide any financial assistance.
For on-line invitation Letter please refer to the relevant page

Visa Requirements
Participants are requested to check with the French consulate in their home country or with their travel agency for visa requirements.
It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.

Liability and Insurance
The organizer is not able to take any responsibility whatsoever for injury or damage involving persons and property during the ICNM Congress. Participants are advised to take their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.

Registration & Hospitality Desk
The Registration desk will operate throughout the meeting in the Conventions Center of the hotel at the following hours:
July 7th, 2013 14:00-20:00 hrs
July 8th, 2013 08:00-18:00 hrs
July 9th, 2013 08:00-18:00 hrs

ICNM is reserved to Naturopaths and certified Healthcare professionals.
The Congress in not open to the public.

An exhibition will be held in parallel to the Congress and at the same times.

A reception will be held on the official opening day on July 7, 2013. This reception is open to all participants and accompanying persons.

Climate and Clothing
In Paris, July is characterized by temperatures ranging from fresh to sweet and pleasant. The average temperature is around 19 ° C (66 ° F).
The average high temperature is 24 ° C (75.2 ° F) and the average low is 15 ° C (59 ° F).

It is important to wear your name badge during all the congress sessions and social events.
The price of 30 Euro will be charged on site for losing your name badge. Thank you for understanding.

For international calls to France, dial 0033 and the correspondent’s number (without the 0).
On the other hands, to call within France, dial the 0. To call abroad from France, dial 00 for international.

Banking and Exchange
Foreign currency may be changed at banks during normal banking hours, at hotels, airports and in exchange offices.
All major credit cards are accepted in most of the hotels, restaurants and shops.
The official currency in France is Euro (€).

Dress Code
Smart casual dress code is recommended.


List of Speakers

Prof. Jon Adams
University of Technology Sydney


Dr. Nanda Babina, B.N.Y.S.
Jindal Nature Cure Institute 


Prof. Roger Batchelor, DAOM,
National College of Natural Medicine


Dr. Behrooz Behbod, MB ChB MSc ScD (cand.)


Dr. Manon Bolliger, ND
Corner Stone Health Center


Dr. Narendra Chand, B.N.Y.S.
Private Practice


Dr. Phillip Cottingham, ND
Principal Wellpark College of Natural
Therapies Ltd.
New Zealand


Dr. Seroya Crouch, ND
Head of School/Associate Director of Education
Endeavour College of Natural Health


Dr. Sussanna Czeranko, ND
National College of Natural Medicine


Barbara Ilona Dowgiallo, ND 
Centre de Sante Spa Eastman


Dr. Scott Gerson, Ph.D.
Founder of The National Institute
of Ayurvedic Medicine


Dr. Dinesh Kartha, B.N.Y.S.
Medical Director Aura Alternative Medical
Center Sharjah


Daniel Kieffer, ND
Founder of the European College of
Traditional & Holistic Naturopathy CENATHO
President of the FENAHMAN Association


Dr. Rachel Levine
DSHomMed, Health First











Collège Européen de Naturopathie Appliquée


Dr. Vijayendra MURTHY, BAMS, MS, B.Nat, MPH
Researcher, School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Newcastle, Australia
Honorary Head of Faculty - Ayurvedic Medicine
Wellpark College of Natural Therapies
New Zealand


Dr. Sharanyan Palanichamy, B.N.Y.S.
Private Practice


Dr. Sunil K. Paudel, B.N.Y.S.
PG. Medical Director: Spark Health Hospital


Maître Isabelle Robard
Docteur en Droit, Chargée d’enseignement en faculté de droit (droit de la Santé)
Auteur de travaux de références en droit de la Santé & Médecines non conventionnelles


Dr. Edward R. Rosick, DO, MPH, DABHM
Clinical Director and Assistant Professor
Michigan State University


Alain Rousseau, ND
Founder of the FENAHMAN Association


Dr. Michael Sagner, MD PhD
President of ECLM.


Dr. David Schleich, PhD
The National College of Natural Medicine NCNM
Past President CCNM


Dr. Shashi Mohan Sharma
Director & Principal
Hahnemann College of Homeopathy
United Kingdom


Dr. David Sibbritt
Associate Professor
School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Newcastle


Dr. Jon Wardle
Chancellor's PD Research Fellow
Faculty of Health (NMH)
University of Technology Sydney
Director, Research Capacity Building
Network of Researchers in the Public Health of
Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NORPHCAM)
Trans-Pacific Fellow, School of Medicine,
University of Washington


Dr. Jared L. Zeff, N.D.
Salmon Creek Clinic,
Diplomate in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine


ICNM Congress Secretariat
Paragon Conventions
18 Avenue Lois-Casai
1209 Geneva
Tel: +41 (0) 22 5330 948
Fax: +41 (0) 22 5802 953