The professional actions organized between the strong,  September 29 and 30, 2022  will once again reinforce the role played by the Termatalia brand as an international professional training center in the hydrotherapy, health and wellness tourism sectors. Participation in these activities offers the opportunity to receive specialized and quality training from prestigious international experts.

Ourense, world epicenter of thermalism!

These are the professional actions linked to training planned for this year.

The International Congress On Thermal Tourism- The Thermal Congress.  From September 27 to 29, 2022.

Termatalia Technical Days. September 29 and 30, 2022.

– Professional Training Courses:

  1. Seminar on “Natural Mineral Waters”.
  2. Seminar on “Thermal Muds: Application”.



SEPTEMER 29, 2022

4.15 to 5.15 pm.: Round table on Water Management: Tourism and Management Perspective.
Moderator: Montserrat Cruz González. Faculty of Business Sciences and Tourism. University of Vigo. 
Marita Souto (Dr. Chemical Sciences. Researcher. Lcda. in Pharmacy) and Antonio Freire (AITB – Ibero-American Association of Thermalism and Well-being).
Florana Menéndez Camporredondo. FEMTEC Vice President. CEOSolyMed.
Teresita Van Strate. Founder of TVS Technical Consulting. Delegate of Termatalia in Argentina.
Fernando Suárez. Grupo Caldaria.

5.15 to 6.15 pm.: Round Table: Water as a geohistorical and heritage resource.
Moderator: Julio Prada Rodríguez. Faculty of History. University of Vigo.
Elena de Uña Álvarez (Faculty of History).
Joachim Lieber. European expert in Wellness.
Begoña Garrido. Xeitura, Xestión Integral do Patrimonio.

6:15 to 7:15 pm: Round table: Applications of hot springs from a scientific perspective.
Moderator: Francisco Javier Rodríguez Rajo. Dean of the Faculty of Sciences. University of Vigo.
Iván Quintana Martínez. Confederación Hidrográfica del Miño-Sil.
Immaculada Franco Matilla.Faculty of Sciences. University of Vigo.
Maria Jose Perez Alvarez.Faculty of Sciences. University of Vigo.
Jose Angel Cid Fernandez. Xeoaquis Company.

SEPTEMBER 30, 2022

10.00 to 11.30 am.: Round table on Water Management: legal perspective.
Moderator: Roberto Bustillo Bolado. Professor at the Faculty of Law. University of Vigo.
Mónica Siota Álvarez. Professor at the Faculty of Law. University of Vigo.
Laura Movilla Pateiro. Professor at the Faculty of Law. University of Vigo.
Maria del Mar Corral Lledó. Titular Scientist of Public Research Organisms. National Center Geological and Mining Institute of Spain. Superior Council of Scientific Investigations.

11.30 to 11.45 am.: Coffee Break.

11.45 to 12.15 pm.:New trends in the management of water, energy and minerals in balneotherapy. Juan Arevalo Vilches. Dr. in Environmental Sciences. Project Manager – Department of Innovation and Technology. Collaborator: Aqualia.

12.15 to 12.45 pm: Presentation: Pilot study on the effects of balneotherapy in persistent COVID19 patients in the Vila Termal de Caldes de Montbui. Marta Luque. Department of Tourism and Thermalism of the City Council of Caldes de Montbui.

12.45 to 2.00 pm.: Presentation of destinations.

Presentation of Uruguay: “Thermal Uruguay the whole year”. Remo Monzeglio. Vice Minister of Tourism of Uruguay.

Presentation of the Associació de Viles Termals de Catalunya: “Catalunya Termal, Font de Vida”. César Ruiz-Canela, Mayor of Naut Aran.

Region of Murcia

“Archena, your paradise”. Patricia Fernandez. Mayor of the Council of Archena (Murcia – Spain).

Galician Tourism Cluster

Afternoon Session

Medical Hydrology session. Complementary to the XXI National Congress of the Spanish Society of Medical Hydrology, SEHM.

4.00 to 6.15 pm.: Sesión Científica I

Moderator: Prof. Francisco Maraver.

o Presentation.Prof. Dr. Francisco Maraver. President of the Spanish Society of Medical Hydrology.

o Chair of Medical Hydrology. University of Santiago de Compostela. Prof. Dr. Juan Gestal. Faculty of Medicine of the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain).

o Medical Rehabilitation in Spas. Prof. Dr. Stefano Masiero. Member of the FEMTEC Medical Commission. University of Padua (Italy).

o Aquatic therapy in postviral syndromes. Prof. Dr. Johan Lambeck. Full Professor of the International Association of Aquatic Therapy (IATF), Valens (Switzerland).

o Peculiarities and interest of physical exercise in aquatic environment. Prof. Dr. Pedro Cantista. President of the International Society for Medical Hydrology and Climatology (ISMH). University of Porto (Portugal).

6.15 to 6.30 pm.: Coffee Break.

6.30 a 8.30 pm.: Scientific Session II

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Juan Gestal. Emeritus Professor of Preventive Medicine and Public Health. Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. University of Santiago de Compostela.

o AFRETH contribution to research in Thermal Medicine.Prof. Dr. Christian F. Roques-Latrille. Member of the National Academy of Medicine (France).

o The role of a research foundation in promoting scientific progress in Thermal Medicine: the case of FoRST in Italy. Prof. Dr. Marco Vitale. University of Parma. Fundación FoRST, Roma (Italy).

o Balneotherapy and Immune System.Prof. Dr. Eduardo Ortega. University of Extremadura, Faculty of Medicine, Badajoz (Spain).

o Presentation of the book “Medical Hydrology”. Prof. Dr. Frederico Teixeira. University of Coimbra. Faculty of Medicina (Portugal).

(NOTE: The SEHM Congress will continue at the Laias Caldaria Spa on October 1 and 2. More info – WEB SEHM).


If you want to expand your knowledge in health tourism, Termatalia is the ideal place to train. We will wait for yo

Feria Internacional Turismo Termal, Salud y Bienestar
29 y 30 de septiembre de 2022