Networking Options

World Sleep 2019 is bringing the best research and education in sleep medicine to Vancouver. It is also bringing the bright minds behind the science together!

Plan to partake in networking events while attending congress to meet some of the names behind the research. Cost to attend events is included in the registration fee unless otherwise stated. Please make sure to wear your badge to non-ticketed events.

Opening Ceremony

Sunday, September 22, 2019: The Opening Ceremony of World Sleep 2019 will take place at the Vancouver Convention Center, the hub of the World Sleep 2019 congress. The ceremony will feature award presentations, entertainment and networking. Join your colleagues to enjoy music, entertainment, and beverages from around the world.

World Sleep Day Networking Event

Sunday, September 22, 2019: Join several of our World Sleep Day 2019 delegates and past Distinguished Activity Award winners at the World Sleep Day Networking Event in Vancouver! You did not need to host an event to join us. Hear from some of the delegates who hosted awareness events around the world.

Gala Dinner and Live music

Monday, September 23, 2019: We invite you to attend the Gala Dinner which will feature entertainment, dinner, and beverages held on the 3rd floor of the Vancouver Convention Center. This unique venue features an outdoor terrace overlooking the mountains, seaplane airport, cruise terminal and beautiful sunsets of Vancouver. Join your colleagues to enjoy a Canadian dinner and entertainment. *A ticket will need to be purchased to attend.

Coffee Breaks

Monday-Wednesday, September 23-25, 2019: Take a break from the science and stop in for a cup of coffee and meet with exhibitors. Available during exhibition hours at 10:30am, 12:15pm and 2:45pm.

Affiliate Meetings

View all Affiliate Meetings taking place at World Sleep 2019 and plan to attend!

Poster Sessions

Sunday to Tuesday, September 22-24, 2019: View poster abstracts, connect with authors and learn from young investigator each day during the poster abstract sessions.

Closing Ceremony

Wednesday, September 25, 2019: The Closing Ceremony will be in Ballroom A of the Vancouver Convention Center. All participants and exhibitors are invited to join. Before leaving, enjoy discussing the latest science and research you discovered at World Sleep 2019, as well as a special presentation from the hosts of the next congress: World Sleep 2021.