Affiliate meeting space is available during World Sleep 2019 during the September 20-25, 2019 dates.
Specialty groups are able to meet for up to a half day without cost. World Sleep 2019 offers a networking forum for groups meeting in Vancouver.
Does your sleep research group want to meet before or during the congress? Complete the Affiliate Meeting Request Form before July 15, 2019 to be considered.
Is your group interested in securing an exhibit space or sponsoring World Sleep 2019? Discover our exhibiting and sponsoring options.
Approved Affiliate Meetings
Sleep Disorders Primary Care Education Course
This one-day course is predominately tailored to general practitioners who see patients with sleep disorders in their clinic. The course will cover a broad range of sleep related topics in both adult and pediatric patients, focusing on the most common disorders seen by practitioners. In general, the format will include a brief 15-minute lecture by local and international experts in the field, followed by 11 minutes of questions from the audience. The course will be limited to 200 attendees. The registration fee to attend is $165 USD.
The technologist track is a four-day program that will provide educational and networking opportunities for technologists and sleep professionals. A full-day course will be delivered on Sunday, September 22, 2019. Three 90-minute workshops will be presented each day of the congress, Monday through Wednesday, September 23-25, 2019. No additional registration fees apply.
Trainee Research Day
This daylong event, sponsored by Canadian Sleep Society, Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (ICRH) and the Canadian Sleep and Circadian Rhythms Network, has been designed by trainees for trainees in sleep research. The program will be relevant to a wide range of trainees. Participation is encouraged from trainees at all levels, from graduate students to fellows, working in basic and clinical research fields. The format of the program will include a mixture of data presentations by trainees and senior investigators, in addition to professional development sessions where attendees will get advice from experts on improving scientific communication skills. The trainee day will conclude with a social event and data blitz aimed at getting attendees to interact and have fun. Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 8:50 AM to 5:30 PM.
SRS Frontiers Scientific Meeting
The Sleep Research Society (SRS) Frontiers Scientific Meeting is a 1-day workshop to be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. The program will provide a comprehensive and state-of-the-art update of the basic mechanisms and functions underlying sleep in both health and disease. Presentations include invited lecturers, symposia and abstract presentations supported by the SRS.
IRLSSG Annual Meeting and Course on Restless Legs Syndrome
The International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group (IRLSSG) will offer a full-day course on Sunday, September 22, 2019. Attendance is open to any sleep professional who is interested in RLS. A business meeting will be held after the course, which is only open to IRLSSG members. The registration fee to attend is $165 USD, which includes the sessions, lunch and networking dinner.