Committees

We want to thank each of our committee members for their on-going commitment to providing the best scientific content for World Sleep 2017.

2017 Program Committee
allen
Richard Allen, PhD
Past-President, WASM
(USA)
espie
Colin Espie, PhD, DSc
Membership Chair, WSF
(United Kingdom)
kushida
Clete Kushida, MD, PhD
President, WSF / WSS
(USA)
sona
Soňa Nevšímalová, MD, DrS
Vice President, CSRSMS
(Czech Republic)
obryan

Allan O’Bryan
Executive Director, WASM / WSS
(USA)

claudia
Claudia Trenkwalder, MD
Past-President, WASM
(Germany)
williams
Anthony Williams
Executive Director, WSF
(Australia)
 

 


Honorary Congress Co-Chairs

guilleminaultChristian Guilleminault, MD (USA)
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

Irene Tobler

Prof. Dr. Irene Tobler-Borbély (Switzerland)
Biologist, Sleep Research and Chronobiology
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology,
University of Zurich


Scientific Advisory Committee
Lamia Afifi (Egypt)
Sonia Ancoli-Israel (USA)
Monica Andersen (Brazil)
Sarah Biggs (Australia)
Tom de Boer (Netherlands)
Jeanne Duffy (USA)
Ludger Grote (Sweden)
Fang Han (China)
Ken-ichi Honma (Japan)
Hakan C. Kaynak (Turkey)
P. Vijaya Krishnan (India)
V. Mohan Kumar (India)
Cheng-Hui Lin (Taiwan)
Marie Marklund (Sweden)
Charles Morin (Canada)
Judy Owens (USA)
Allan Pack (USA)
John Peever (Canada)
Renata Riha (Scotland)
Peter Shiromani (USA)
Virend Sommers (USA)
Mehdi Tafti (Switzerland)
Y. K. Wing (Hong Kong)
Julianne Winkelmann (USA)
Phylis Zee (USA)

International Scientific Committee
Richard Allen (USA)
Sonia Ancoli-Israel (USA)
Isabelle Arnulf (France)
Jean Askenasy (Israel)
Célyne Bastien (Canada)
Antje Büttner-Teleagă (South Korea)
Yong Won Cho (South Korea)
Kimberly Cote (Canada)
Antonio Culebras (USA)
Valerie Cochen  De Cock (France)
Joseph De Koninck (Canada)
Sean P. Drummond (USA)
Danny Eckert (Australia)
Han Fang (China)
Luigi Ferini-Strambi (Italy)
Raffaele Ferri (Italy)
Arturo Garay (Argentina)
Diego Garcia-Borreguero (Spain)
Nadia Gosselin (Canada)
Reut Gruber (Canada)
Christian Guilleminault (USA)
Raphael Heinzer (Switzerland)
Yuichi Inoue (Japan)
Poul Jennum (Denmark)
Amy Jordan (Australia)
Sharon Keenan (USA)
Jun Kohyama (Japan)
P. Vijaya Krishnan (India)
Gilles Lavigne (Canada)
Glenn Legault (Canada)
Geraldo Lorenzi-Filho (Brazil)
Hrudananda Mallick (India)
Geert Mayer (Germany)
Charles Morin (Canada)
Sona Nevsimalova (Czech Republic)
F. Javier Nieto (USA)
Wolfgang Oertel (Germany)
Judith Owens (USA)
Murat Ozgoren (Turkey)
Liborio  Parrino (Italy)
Thomas Penzel (Germany)
Jean-Louis Pépin (France)
Claudio Podesta (Germany)
F. Javier Puertas Cuesta (Spain)
Dieter Riemann (Germany)
Leon Rosenthal (USA)
Josée Savard (Canada)
Carlos Schenck (USA)
Garima Shukla (India)
Karel Sonka (Czech Republic)
Patrick Strollo (USA)
Eva Svanborg (Sweden)
Robert Thomas (USA)
Claudia Trenkwalder (Germany)
Sergio Tufik (Brazil)
Eus Van Someren (Netherlands)
Terri Weaver (USA)
Shelly Weiss (Canada)
Yun Kwok Wing (Hong Kong)
Juliane Winkelmann (Germany)

Local Organizing Committee:
Chair: Ondrej Ludka (Czech Republic)
Jitka Buskova (Czech Republic)
David Kemlink (Czech Republic)
Sona Nevsimalova (Czech Republic)
Karel Sonka (Czech Republic)


2017 Congress Courses Committee:
Co-chair: Alon Avidan (U.S.A.)
Co-chair: Karel Sonka (Czech Republic)
Co-chair: Robert Thomas (U.S.A.)
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2017 Congress Technologist Committee:
Co-chair: Sharon Keenan (USA)
Co-chair: Ondrej Ludka (Czech Republic)
Michael Eden (Canada)
Maxime Elbaz (France)
Lizzie Hill (UK)
Colette Navin (UK)
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