ACAF

Conferences
and events program
open to public access

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR FACE-TO-FACE EVENTS:

PLEASE DO NOT WEAR COLOGNE, HAIRSPRAY, AFTERSHAVE,
OR OTHER PERFUMED PRODUCTS, IN ORDER TO PROTECT
THE HEALTH OF PERSONS WITH MCS, CFS/ME AND FM

IT IS RECOMMENDED TO KEEP THE MOBILE PHONE OFF
WITHIN THE AREA OF THE EVENT,
IN ORDER TO PROTECT PEOPLE AFFECTED
BY ELECTROHYPERSENSITIVITY

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FEBRUARY 2023

TERRASSA - February 2

PALAMÓS - February 8

Reflexology in fibromyalgia - February 16

 

JANUARY 2023

Nuts and seeds - January 19

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DECEMBER 2022

Interview with Dr. J. Fernández-Solà - December 15

 

NOVEMBER 2022

Diet and sleep - November 17

 

OCTOBER 2022

Qi gong for fibromyalgia - October 6

Reflexology in fibromyalgia - October 27

 

SEPTEMBER 2022

Charity concert for research - September 17

 

JUNE 2022

PALAMÓS - June 8

Food and natural remedies - June 14

 

MAY 2022

BARCELONA - May 3

Diagnosis and treatment of fibromyalgia - May 5

L'ESCALA - May 10

EL VENDRELL - May 10 & 11

PALAMÓS - May 11

BARCELONA - May 12

#CATALUNYADEBLAU - May 12

BARCELONA - May 19

V Conference of Advances in CSS - May 19

Food labelling - May 24

Self-help kit - May 25

PALAMÓS - VALL-LLOBREGA - May 28

 

APRIL 2022

Practising comprehension - April 27

 

MARCH 2022

Interview with Dr. José Alegre - March 8

Dealing with difficult emotions - March 15

Chrononutrition - March 21

Sexuality in chronicity - March 23

 

FEBRUARY 2022

Strategies to improve mood - February 2

Preventing caregiver fatigue - February 15

Anti-inflammatory components of food - February 15

Possible uses of shiatsu in CSS - February 28

 

JANUARY 2022

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - Januay 17

Fibromyalgia and CSS: Adaptive exercises - January 25

 

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Historic record of acts & events

2005-2021

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Irritable Bowel Syndrome:
what is it and how to treat it

Síndrome Intestí Irritable

 

by:

Dra. Laura Arranz
Pharmaceutical
Dietitian - Nutritionist
Associate Professor at the UB Departament de Nutrició,
Ciències de l'Alimentació i Gastronomia


Monday, January 17, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.

in the ACAF activities channel on

Zoom

 

Supported by:
 Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut

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ONLINE WORKSHOP:
(in catalan)

 

Fibromyalgia and other
central sensitization syndromes:
adapted exercises
to improve the symptoms

Fibromiàlgia i SSC: exercicis adaptats

 

by:

Carolina Puente
Physiotherapist with wide experience
with people affected by CSS
Monitor of ACAF's workshop
Stretching, relaxation and body awareness


Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at 5:30 p.m.

for members through Zoom

Organized by:

ACAF

 
With the support of:
     Ajuntament de Palafrugell

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Strategies to improve mood

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

by:

Núria Pérez
Psychologist
specialized in caring for people with fibromyalgia
and other CSS

Wednesday, February 2, 2022,
at 5:30 p.m. for members through Zoom


Organized by:

ACAF

 
With the support of:
     Ajuntament de Sabadell

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

How to prevent caregiver fatigue ?

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

by:

Esther Martínez
Psychologist
specialized in caring for people
with fibromyalgia and other CSS

Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at 5 p.m.
OPEN and FREE through Zoom

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 
With the support of:
     Ajuntament de Torroella de Montgrí

DipSalut

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Anti-inflammatory components of food,
how do they work ?

Components antiinflamatoris

 

by:

Dra. Laura Arranz
Pharmaceutical
Dietitian - Nutritionist
Associate Professor at the UB Departament de Nutrició,
Ciències de l'Alimentació i Gastronomia


Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.

in the ACAF activities channel on

Zoom

The talk will be available on the same channel
so that it can be retrieved at any time

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 

Supported by:
Ajuntament de Torroella de Montgrí      Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan/spanish)

 

Possible uses of shiatsu
in central sensitization syndromes

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

by:

Esteban Miñarro
Therapist and shiatsu professor

Monday, February 28, 2022, at 7:30 p.m
for members through Zoom

Organized by:

ACAF

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ONLINE CONVERSATION:

 

Interview with Dr. José Alegre:
25 years of clinical care and research
in chronic fatigue syndrome / ME

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

Interviewed by:

Cristina Montané
Member of ACAF
and of the Plataforma Familiars FM-SFC-SQM

Talk available in open access on ACAF's YouTube channel until Sunday 13 March

Direct link:
Dr. José Alegre interview

Contribute to research in CSS - VHIR

 

Organised by:

ACAF

Plataforma Familiars FM-SFC-SQM

Biorritmes

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan/spanish)

 

How do we deal with difficult emotions?

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

by:

Esther Martínez
Psychologist
specialized in caring for people
with fibromyalgia and other CSS


Tuesday, 15 March 2022, at 5 p.m.
through Zoom for ACAF members

 

Organised by:

ACAF

 
Supported by:
Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Chrononutrition:
The importance of internal clocks

Components antiinflamatoris

 

by:

Dra. Laura Arranz
Pharmaceutical
Dietitian - Nutritionist
Associate Professor at the UB Departament de Nutrició,
Ciències de l'Alimentació i Gastronomia

 

Monday, March 21, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.

LIVE in the ACAF activities channel on

Zoom

The talk will be available on the same channel
so that it can be retrieved at any time

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 

With the support of :
Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Sexuality in maturity
and in chronic diseases

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

by:

Núria Pérez
Psychologist
specialized in caring for people with fibromyalgia
and other CSS

Wednesday, March 23, 2022,
at 5:30 p.m. for members through Zoom


Organized by:

ACAF

 
With the support of :
     Ajuntament de Barcelona

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ONLINE TALK - WORKSHOP:

 

Practising understanding
to reduce self-judgement

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

by:

Esther Martínez
Psychologist
specialized in caring for people
with fibromyalgia and other CSS


Wednesday, 27 April 2022, at 6 p.m.
through Zoom for ACAF members

 

Organised by:

ACAF

 
Supported by:
Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut

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FACE-TO-FACE ROUND TABLE:
(in catalan)

 

Round table of experiences:
Tinc fibromiàlgia. I ara què?

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

Tuesday, May 3 2022, at 5:30pm
Centre cívic del Besòs i Maresme
Rambla Prim, 87
BARCELONA

 

with the collaboration of:

ACAF

 
Supported by :
     Ajuntament de Barcelona

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Current state of diagnosis
and treatment of fibromyalgia

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

by:

Dra. Dolors Grados
Rheumatologist
Coordinator of the Specialised Unit
in Fibromyalgia and CFS/ME of Anoia

Thursday, 5 May 2022, at 7:30 pm
via YouTube

 

Organised by:

ACAF

 
with the collaboration of:

Hospital d'Igualada

 

Supported by :
Ajuntament d'Igualada        Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut

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IN-PERSON SESSION:

 

Jornada de Fibromiàlgia
a L'Escala

Jornada de Fibromiàlgia a L'Escala



Tuesday, 10 May 2022
Platja de les Barques
Biblioteca Víctor Català
L'ESCALA

with the collaboration of:

ACAF

 

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FAIR ON-SITE:

 

1a Fira de Salut Comunitària
del Vendrell

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados


10 and 11 May 2022
all day

CAP del Vendrell
EL VENDRELL

Full programme of activities

 

 

with the collaboration of:

ACAF

 

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FACE-TO-FACE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Sexuality in maturity
and in chronic diseases

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

by:

Núria Pérez
Psychologist
specialized in caring for people with fibromyalgia
and other CSS


Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at 6:30 pm Biblioteca Municipal de Palamós
Parc dels Països Catalans, 1
PALAMÓS

Organised by:

ACAF

 
Supported by :
     Ajuntament de Palamós    DipSalut

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IN-PERSON ACTIVITY:

 

Fibromyalgia and pain activity

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados


Thursday, May 12, 2022, at noon
Plaça Catalunya
BARCELONA

 

with the collaboration of:

ACAF

 

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AWARENESS CAMPAIGN:

 

#CatalunyadeBlau

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados


Thursday, 12 May 2022,
close to your home,
and on the social networks of the city councils and institutions participating,
and those of the association

More information and updated list

 

Organised by:

ACAF    ACAF

 

Supported by :
 Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut

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IN-PERSON ACTIVITY:

 

Jornada Connecta amb la Fibromiàlgia

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

Thursday, May 19, 2022, from 9 to 2pm
Club Natació Atlètic-Barceloneta
Plaça del Mar, s/n
BARCELONA

 

 

with the collaboration of:

ACAF

 

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ONLINE CONFERENCES:
(in catalan / spanish) :

 

V Conference of Advances in
Central Sensitization Syndromes
fibromyalgia - CFS/ME - MCS

V Conference of Advances in CSS

Thursday, May 19, 2022, at 5 pm
LIVE and FREE-TO-AIR
via ACAF's YouTube

https://youtu.be/Cwayx8jTkqo

MORE INFORMATION

 

Organised by:

HUVH-VHIR

ACAF

Plataforma FAMILIARS FM-SFC-SQM

 
Supported by :

Gencat Salut    Ajuntament de Barcelona

 

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Food labelling,
what do we need to look at to buy
healthier products?

Components antiinflamatoris

 

by:

Dra. Laura Arranz
Pharmaceutical
Dietitian - Nutritionist
Associate Professor at the UB Departament de Nutrició,
Ciències de l'Alimentació i Gastronomia


 

Tuesday, 24 May 2022, at 19:30h
on ACAF's activity channel at

Zoom

The talk will be available on the same channel
so that it can be retrieved at any time

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 

Supported by :
      Ajuntament de Sabadell

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ONLINE TALK - WORKSHOP:
(in catalan)

 

Self-help kit

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

by:

Esther Martínez
Psychologist
specialized in caring for people
with fibromyalgia and other CSS


Wednesday, 25 May 2022,
at 6 p.m. through Zoom
for members of ACAF

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 
Supported by :
Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut          DipSalut

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IN-PERSON ACTIVITY:

 

Charity walk
Natura i cultura

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados


Saturday, May 28, 2022, at 10 am
Plaça de Vall-llobrega
VALL-LLOBREGA

 

Organised by:

Associació Dol Baix Empordà

 

in aid of:

ACAF

 

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FACE-TO-FACE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Salutogenesis:
Resilience and empowerment
in health and emotional well-being

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

by:

Jesús Vieytes
Psychologist
Community Emotional Wellbeing Referent
ABS Palamós

Wednesday, 8 June 2022, at 18:30 h
CAP de Palamós

Carrer Hospital, 17-19
Edificio Fleming - 2nd floor
PALAMÓS

Organized by:

Serveis Salut Integrats Baix Empordà   ACAF

 

 
Supported by:
     Ajuntament de Palamós       DipSalut

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Food and natural remedies
for digestive and intestinal problems

Components antiinflamatoris

 

by:

Dra. Laura Arranz
Pharmaceutical
Dietitian - Nutritionist
Associate Professor at the UB Departament de Nutrició,
Ciències de l'Alimentació i Gastronomia

 

 

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, at 19:30h
on ACAF's activity channel at

Zoom

The talk will be available on the same channel
so that it can be retrieved at any time

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 

Supported by:
      Ajuntament de Manresa

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CHARITY CONCERT
FOR RESEARCH IN
FIBROMYALGIA AND ME/CFS

Concert benèfic recerca

With performances by:

Laia Camps (soprano)

Joan Martínez Colás (tenor)

Orfeó Joventut Terrassenca

ResonArt Vocal Ensemble

Raffle of a painting by Manoli Tapias,
painter suffering from fibromyalgia

Presented by the journalist Jordi Torrents

 

ENTRANCE-DONATION / ZERO ROW: 

ENTRAPOLIS

 

Saturday, september 17th 2022, at 6 pm
Auditori Municipal de Terrassa
Carrer de Miquel Vives, 2
TERRASSA

For the benefit of Vall d'Hebron

Organized by:

ACAF

 

Supported by:
      Ajuntament de Terrassa

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Qi-gong for people with fibromyalgia
and other SSC

El qi-gong en la fibromialgia y SSC

 

by:

Ferran Lorenzo
ACAF's Qi-gong monitor

Thursday, October 6, 2022,
at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom
for members and partners of the ACAF

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 

Supported by:
Ajuntament de Castellar del Vallès         Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Reflexology in people
with fibromyalgia and other CSS

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

by:

Ignasi Girau
Reflexologist

Thursday, October 27, 2022,
at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom
for members and partners of the ACAF

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 

Supported by:
Ajuntament de Montgat         Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Diet and sleep:
Eating well to sleep better

Alimentació i son

 

by:

Dra. Laura Arranz
Pharmaceutical
Dietitian - Nutritionist
Associate Professor at the UB Departament de Nutrició,
Ciències de l'Alimentació i Gastronomia

 

 

Thursday, 17 November 2022, at 19:30h
on ACAF's activity channel at

Zoom

The talk will be available on the same channel
so that it can be retrieved at any time

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 

Supported by:
      Ajuntament de Vallirana

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ONLINE CONVERSATION:

 

Interview with Dr. Joaquim Fernández-Solà:
More than 25 years of attention and research
in chronic fatigue syndrome / ME
and other central sensitization syndromes
at Hospital Clínic in Barcelona

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

Interviewed by:

Cristina Montané
ACAF's Patient Advocate
and member of the Plataforma Familiars FM-SFC-SQM



Exclusive interview for ACAF members on Thursday 15 December 2022, at 6 p.m.

 

Organized by:

ACAF

Plataforma Familiars FM-SFC-SQM

 

With the collaboration of:

Biorritmes

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Properties of nuts and seeds
for better health

Alimentació i son

 

by:

Dra. Laura Arranz
Pharmaceutical
Dietitian - Nutritionist
Associate Professor at the UB Departament de Nutrició,
Ciències de l'Alimentació i Gastronomia

 

 

Thursday, 19 January 2023, at 19:30h
on ACAF's activity channel at

Zoom

The talk will be available on the same channel
so that it can be retrieved at any time

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 

Supported by:
      Ajuntament d'Amposta

Tornar a l'enunciat

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FACE-TO-FACE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Education in pain neuroscience
and multicomponent therapy
in fibromyalgia and other chronic pains

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

by:

Dra. Mayte Serrat
Physiotherapist and psychologist
Specialised CSS Unit of the Vall d'Hebron Hospital

Thursday, 2 February 2023, at 6:30pm
Centre cívic municipal President Macià

Rambla de Francesc Macià, 189
TERRASSA

Organized by:

ACAF

 

Supported by:
      Ajuntament de Terrassa

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FACE-TO-FACE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Sexuality in maturity
and in chronic diseases
fibromyalgia, CFS/ME and other CSS

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

by:

Núria Pérez
Psychologist
specialized in caring for people with fibromyalgia
and other CSS


Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at 6:15 pm Antic Punt Jove de Palamós
Carrer Santa Marta, 6
PALAMÓS

Organized by:

ACAF

 
Supported by :
     Ajuntament de Palamós    DipSalut

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ONLINE TALK:
(in catalan)

 

Reflexology in people
with fibromyalgia and other CSS

Fibromialgia y SSC: ejercicios adaptados

 

by:

Ignasi Girau
Reflexologist

Thursday, February 16, 2023,
at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom
for members and partners of the ACAF

 

Organized by:

ACAF

 

Supported by:
Ajuntament de Montgat         Generalitat de Catalunya - Departament de Salut

 

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