Abstract Submissions for World Sleep 2019 Open December 1, 2018

World Sleep 2019 will facilitate an international discussion forum and collaboration among sleep societies and sleep professionals. Important dates are as follows:

DECEMBER 1, 2018: Abstract submission opens

JANUARY 31, 2019: Early acceptance abstract deadline

JUNE 15, 2019: Oral and Young Investigator abstract deadline

AUGUST 1, 2019: Poster abstract deadline

Abstracts | Accepted December 1, 2018 – August 1, 2019

Present your work to an international audience. Submit research in any area of sleep medicine for inclusion as an oral abstract, poster abstract or young investigator presentation. All accepted abstracts are published in a Sleep Medicine journal supplement. Abstracts are scored based on 1 (high) to 5 (low) scoring by the designated committee.

Abstract Topic Categories

AG Aging and Developmental Issues
BR Basic Research
BCD Behavior, Cognition and Dreaming
CD Chronobiology/Circadian Disorders
EDS Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (not Narcolepsy)
H Hypersomnia
I Insomnia
M Memory
MD Movement Disorders
NA Narcolepsy
NEU Neurological Sleep Disorders Affecting Sleep
NP Neural Plasticity
O Other
PA Parasomnia
PH Pharmacology
PSY Psychiatric Disorders Affecting Sleep/Wake
RLS Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)
REM REM Behavior Disorders
SBD Sleep Breathing Disorders
TEC Technology/Technical


Oral Presentation

  • Reviewed by 2019 Program Committee
  • Oral abstract deadline is June 15, 2019

Poster Presentation

  • Reviewed by 2019 Program Committee
  • Abstracts not selected for oral presentation are presented via poster
  • Presenting author must be registered for the congress by the late registration deadline

Young Investigator Presentations

  • Reviewed by the Young Investigator committee
  • Young investigators selected for oral presentation will also present via poster
  • Application, award amounts, and review criteria are determined by the Young Investigator Committee with input from the Program Committee
  • Young Investigator deadline is June 15, 2019

World Sleep 2017 Abstracts

A PDF supplement of all World Sleep 2017 abstracts is available for download.