3rd ACA European Meeting 2016

Russian (Русский)

3rd ACA European Meeting

23-25th of September 2016 in Moscow, Russia


Program Shedule:

Friday September 23

18:00 — 19:00 Introduction, presentation of the participants
19:00 — 19:30 Break
19:30 — 20:00 Speaker Jeffrey (Prague, Czech Republic, 20 years in ACA, WSO Board member) «Recovery and Service»
20:00 — 21:30 ACA meeting

Saturday September 24

10:00 — 11:00 Set-up, registration
11:00 — 12:30 A Big Meeting on the topic «Talk, Trust, Feel!»
12:30 — 13:00 Break
13:00 — 14:30 Big speaker meeting

  • Alexander  (Moscow, Russia, 5 years in ACA) «1 Step. Way of Recovery»
  • Majbrit (Svendborg, Denmark, 7 years, WSO Board member) «Working the program on a daily basis, using the tools given too us»
  • Liisa (Polvijärvi, Finland, 18 years) «The experience of Finnish ACA: The importance of unity»
  • Katya A. (Moscow, Russia, 8 years) «Benefits of Recovery: Talk, Trust, Feel!»

14:30 — 15:30 Lunch

15:30 — 17:00 ACA meetings (in separate rooms).

  • «Newcomers meeting»
  • «Recovery results»
  • «Couple Relationship in Recovery», Panel Discussion. Katya A. + Anton K., Liisa + Timppa
  • ACA literature translation workshop.

17:00 — 17:30 Break

17:30 — 19:00 ACA meetings (in separate rooms)
  • «The Tool Bag»
  • «Bring Our Program at Work»
  • «Become Our Own Loving Parent»
  • European business meeting about service and cooperation in Europe.
19:20 — 21:00 Arts and entertainment program (dancing, music, singing, sketches, poems, games, drawing)
21:00 — 22:00 Cleaning, launching balloons outside on the street

Sunday September 25

10:00 — 11:30 — ACA Meeting «Meditation. 11 Step» and

Round table discussion on creating a Regional Service Committee of the Russian-speaking ACA groups.(in separate rooms)

11:30 — 12:00 Break

12:00 — 14:00 Farewell ACA Party «What I have received here and what I am taking with me.»

There might be changes.

All activities will be in Russian and English with translation.

Donation for 3 days is 600 RUR (Russian Roubles). It’s ~8 EUR. Pay in cash when you entry, please.

Lunch of 24th of September provide
for additional cost of 300 RUR ~4 EUR. Also you can go to cafe or bring meal by yourself. Lunch will be in lunch box with disposable tableware and appliances. Lunch include soup, salad and main course.

Water, tea with cookies and fruits will be for free.
Pilgrim House

dress: Russia, Moscow, Malaya Gruzinskaya street, 27-2
, Pilgrim House of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of the Holy Virgin Mary. (ACA is not affiliated with any sect or religion. We just rent the rooms for our event for a reasonable fee.)

This is nearly center of Moscow. The location can be reached from metro stations: «Ulitsa 1905 Goda», «Krasnopresnenskaya» or «Belorusskaya». The easiest way is from circle line #5 (brown color).
Moscow metro map in english is here

From Moscow airports to the city you can go by Aeroexpress train.

Visa to Russia:

List of Russian embassies in the world:


There is an update for those who need not expensive rooms. We can book rooms in Pilgrim House, which actually is the same building where the ACA European Meeting will happen. There are only several rooms available, so if you need one, please let us know ASAP to help you with booking.

Room prices
(breakfast included):

  • A single person room: 60 Euro

Also we are looking for fellow travelers in Moscow who are ready to provide beds for guests for free. If you need it, please email us.

Also you may book a bed, a room or a flat on your own via services like Couchsurfing.com, Hostelworld.com, Airbnb.com, Booking.comOstrovok.ru, hotels.com etc. (ACA is not affiliated with any of these companies, it’s just a suggestions).

If you have any other questions feel free to email us: bv2016@vdamoscow.ru.
Link of this page is: http://www.vdamoscow.ru/acaeuropeanmeeting2016

Welcome to Moscow!