A full-day Technologist Program will be offered on Sunday, October 8, 2017. Technologist Workshops will be held Monday through Wednesday (October 9-11, 2017). View the World Sleep 2017 program.


(Tentative) Technologist Program, All-Day Sunday

Sunday Schedule Title
9:00 – 9:50 Opening address, Keynote Presentation: Sleep Technologists & Trends
9:50-10:20 Presentation: Clinical Useage of Actigraphy
10:20 – 10:40 Coffee Break
10:40-11:10 Presentation: RBD: Associations and diagnostics
11:10-11:40 Presentation: Home sleep Studies: Rules and Practice
11:40-12:10 Presentation: Medical Emergencies in the Sleep Lab
12:10-12:15 General Q & A from Morning Session
12:15-1:15 Lunch Break
1:15-2:00 Keynote Presentation: The sound of sleep: Recent advances in diagnostic tools
2:00-2:30 Presentation: ICSD-3: Case studies and scoring implications
2:30-3:00 Presentation: Review of Pediatric Sleep Disorders and Consequences of Untreated Sleep Disorders
3:00-3:20 Tea Break
3:20-3:50 Presentation: NREM Parasomnias
3:50-4:20 Presentation: Nocturnal Seizures: Video and PSG findings
4:20-5:00 Open Presentation with Moderators: Experiences in Sleep Medicine around the World

(Tentative) Technologist Workshop Schedule

Workshop Date & Time Topics
1 Monday
9:00 – 10:30am
Pediatric PSG Masterclass
Scoring on-line using the AASM Rules
2 Monday
4:00 – 5:30pm
Adult PSG Masterclass
Scoring on-line using the AASM Rules
3 Tuesday
9:00 – 10:30am
Tests of daytime alertness and sleepiness
MSLT & MWT: Scoring Workshop
4 Tuesday
4:00 – 5:30pm
Technical Tips
PSG Artifact Recognition and Resolution
Differential Diagnosis of Parasomnias, Movement Disorders, and Seizures in Sleep
5 Wednesday
9:00 – 10:30am
Sleep and the Heart
ECG Arrhythmia Recognition
Cheyne Strokes Respiration, Mechanisms and Treatment with ASV
6 Wednesday
4:00 – 5:30pm
New Technologies


View 2017 Congress Technologist Committee members.