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October 28, 2021

4:00 PM 5:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open + Fast & Effective Sponsor Talks
5:00 PM 6:00 PM Opening Ceremonies & Awards
6:00 PM 7:00 PM Distinguished Scientist Presentation:
Functional sleep connectivity: from slow oscillations to the Canadian Sleep and Circadian Network
Julie Carrier, Université de Montréal

October 29, 2021

Start End GENERAL SESSIONS TECHNOLOGIST PROGRAM
8:30 AM 10:00 AM Satellite Presentation Sponsored by Jazz Pharmaceuticals
Excessive Daytime Sleepiness: Waking up to a New Treatment Paradigm
10:00 AM 11:00 AM Virtual Exhibits Open + Sponsor Fast & Effective Talks
11:00 AM 12:00 PM KEYNOTE 1: Neural circuits underlying sleep structure and functions
Dr. Antoine Adamantidis, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
KEYNOTE 2: Understanding and treating sleep problems in children with and without neurodevelopmental disorders
Dr. Penny Corkum, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
12:00 PM 12:30 PM Lunch Break and Virtual Exhibits Open
12:30 PM 2:00 PM SYMPOSIUM 1: Sleep, emotions and mood disorders during the COVID 19 Pandemic across Countries and Populations SYMPOSIUM 2: Sleep and Cognitive Impairment: An Evidence-Based Clinical Update SYMPOSIUM 3: Multimodal neuroimaging during sleep: How can simultaneous recording advance our understanding of the sleeping human brain? PRESENTATION: What every sleep provider needs to know about management of perioperative sleep disordered breathing?
A Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine (SASM) Session
Chairpersons:
Dr. Mandeep Singh, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Dr. Christine Won, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
TECHNOLOGIST PROGRAM
Optimizing Mask Selection: The Right Therapy for the Right Patient
Doug Scullion, ResMed
Lindsay McFarland, ResMed
12:30-2:30 PM
2 Hour Workshop
2:00 PM 2:15 PM Virtual Exhibits Open
2:15 PM 2:30 PM SYMPOSIUM 4: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Sleep: A Contextual Perspective SYMPOSIUM 5: Precision Medicine in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Are We Getting Close? SYMPOSIUM 6: Sensory stimulation for manipulating sleep brain oscillations ORAL SESSION 1: Neural Control of Sleep and Wakefulness
2:30 PM 3:45 PM TECHNOLOGIST PROGRAM
The Effects of Recreational Drugs on Sleep
Dr. James MacFarlane
2:30 - 3:30 PM (60 minutes)
3:45 PM 4:00 PM Virtual Exhibits Open
4:00 PM 5:30 PM SYMPOSIUM 7: New Insights into Sleep Disordered Breathing in Selected Populations SYMPOSIUM 8: Bringing the Sleep Laboratory to a Patient's Home ORAL SESSION 2: Insomnia: Updates on Treatments ORAL SESSION 3: Sleep Across the Lifespan TECHNOLOGIST PROGRAM
The Role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Navigating Today’s Greatest Challenges in Sleep Medicine
Chris Fernandez, Andrea Ramberg and Cindy Braden, EnsoData
5:30 PM 5:45 PM Virtual Exhibits Open
5:45 PM 6:45 PM KEYNOTE 3: Roles of astrocytes in modulating sleep/wake neurons: A novel mechanism for sleep homeostasis?
Dr. Kazue Semba, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
KEYNOTE 4: Sleep Health Disparities: Implications for
Improving Population Health
Dr. Dayna Johnson, Emory University, Atlanta, USA
6:45 PM 8:00 PM SCIENTIFIC POSTER PRESENTATIONS & VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL
8:00 PM 9:00 PM KEYNOTE 5: Maternal Sleep-Disordered Breathing during Pregnancy: Cardiometabolic Implications for Mother and Baby
Dr. Sushmita Pamidi, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
ROUNDTABLE: Surveillance of Sleep Health in Canada
Karen Roberts, Public Health Agency of Canada

October 30, 2021

Start End GENERAL SESSIONS TECHNOLOGIST PROGRAM PUBLIC LECTURE
8:30 AM 10:00 AM Sponsored Satellite Presentation by Eisai
Insomnia Management as We Age: A Safer Path Forward

10:00 AM 11:00 AM Virtual Exhibits Open + Sponsor Fast & Effective Talks
11:00 AM 12:00 PM KEYNOTE 6: Sleep for Memory
Dr. Jan Born, University of Tubingen, Germany
KEYNOTE 7: Re-Thinking oral appliance therapy
Dr. Fernanda Almeida, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
12:00 PM 12:15 PM Virtual Exhibits Open
12:15 PM 1:45 PM SYMPOSIUM 9: In the Wild: Leveraging Technologies to Accelerate the Translation and Reach of Sleep and Circadian Science Into Real-Life Settings   SYMPOSIUM 10: Sleep and dementia risk: identifying involved sleep characteristics and mechanisms ROUNDTABLE: 'Mind the Gap' in Child & Adolescent Mental Health: The Interplay between Medication Treatment and Sleep
Osman Ipsiroglu, University of British Columbia (90 minutes)
ORAL SESSION 4: Daytime Sleepiness and Hypersomnolence Disorders TECHNOLOGIST PROGRAM
Mask Selector, Navigating to the Right Mask the First Time
Ali Janili, Philips Respironics
PUBLIC LECTURE: Insomnia, burnout and the road to building resilience in healthcare workers
MODERATOR: Dr. Ajmal Razmy
PANALISTS: Dr. Royi Gilad, Dr. Colin M. Shapiro and Dr. Dora Zalai
1:45 PM 2:15 PM Lunch Break and Virtual Exhibits Open
2:15 PM 3:45 PM SYMPOSIUM 11: Sleep health disparities during COVID19 pandemic: A health equity issue SYMPOSIUM 12: Interrogation of new sleep/wake regulating circuits ORAL SESSION 5: Sleep and Neurodegenerative Diseases ORAL SESSION 6: Sleep, Stress, Emotional Regulation and Insomnia TECHNOLOGIST PROGRAM
What Are Medical Ethics?
2:15 - 3:00 PM
Michael Eden, BA(hon), RPSGT, RST
Sleep and Athletes
3:00 - 3:45 PM
Dr. Jonathan Charet
3:45 PM 4:00 PM Virtual Exhibits Open
4:00 PM 5:00 PM SCIENTIFIC POSTER PRESENTATIONS & VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL
5:00 PM 6:00 PM KEYNOTE 8: The mechanistic role of sleep in fear processes underlying anxiety disorders and PTSD.
Dr. Sean P. Drummond, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
KEYNOTE 9: Light, Circadian Rhythms and Human Health
Dr. Helen Burgess, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
6:00 PM 6:15 PM Virtual Exhibits Open
6:15 PM 7:15 PM CLOSING KEYNOTE: Distinguished Lecturer
Pathophysiological Interactions Between Sleep Apnea And Fluid-retaining States: A Two-way Street
Dr. Douglas Bradley
7:15 PM 8:00 PM Conference Wrap-up, Awards (students), Prizes

Exhibit Hall Open + Sponsor Mini-Talks

Break

Exhibit Hall Open + Sponsor Mini Talks

Shedding light on excessive daytime sleepiness (PART I)

Live Webinar

In this video series Dr. Shapiro will be giving an overview of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and its burden. To put everything into context, we.. →

Comorbid Insomnia and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Clinical Features and Approach to Diagnosis and Management

Live Webinar

This session was designed to introduce sleep professionals to the concept of Comorbid Insomnia and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (COMISA) and to elevate.. →

Orexins, Wakefulness and Orexin Antagonism

Live Webinar

Orexin (A and B) are neuropeptides synthesized in the lateral hypothalamus. Orexin is under circadian control and mediate many vital physiological.. →

Opening Ceremonies & Awards

Live Webinar

Opening Ceremonies & Awards

OPENING KEYNOTE: Functional sleep connectivity: from slow oscillations to the Canadian Sleep and Circadian Network

Live Webinar

Over the last decades, a particular attention has been paid on the functional brain networks associated with brain states and their dynamics across.. →

Excessive Daytime Sleepiness: Waking up to a New Treatment Paradigm

Live Webinar

Imagine falling asleep during the most important part of your day, despite having gotten a full night’s rest...everyday! This is a difficult.. →

Virtual Exhibits Open

Break

Virtual Exhibits Open

Sleep and Safety-Sensitive Workplaces: An Occupational Medicine Perspective

Live Webinar

Sleep disorders like insomnia have a major impact on performance and safety in the workplace, and this is especially true of hazardous or.. →

Living with Narcolepsy: Its impact and how to make a difference (PART II)

Live Webinar

In this video series Dr. Shapiro will be giving an overview of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and its burden. To put everything into context, we.. →

KEYNOTE 1: Neural circuits underlying sleep structure and functions

Live Webinar

Brain activity during sleep is characterized by circuit-specific oscillations, including slow waves, spindles, sharp-wave ripples or theta, that are.. →

KEYNOTE 2: Understanding and treating sleep problems in children with and without neurodevelopmental disorders Dr. Penny Corkum, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

Live Webinar

Over the past 25 years Dr. Corkum has conducted empirical studies to better our understanding of the nature of sleep problems, particularly insomnia,.. →

Lunch Break and Virtual Exhibits Open

Break

Lunch Break and Virtual Exhibits Open

TECHNOLOGIST PROGRAM: Optimizing Mask Selection: The Right Therapy for the Right Patient

Live Webinar

Optimizing mask selection Right therapy for the right patient

PRESENTATION: What every sleep provider needs to know about management of perioperative sleep disordered breathing

Live Webinar

PRESENTATION: What every sleep provider needs to know about management of perioperative sleep disordered breathing? A Society of Anesthesia and.. →

SYMPOSIUM 1: Sleep, emotions and mood disorders during the COVID 19 Pandemic across Countries and Populations

Live Webinar

SYMPOSIUM 1: Sleep, emotions and mood disorders during the COVID 19 Pandemic across Countries and Populations CHAIRPERSON: Dr. Veronica.. →

SYMPOSIUM 2: Sleep and Cognitive Impairment: An Evidence-Based Clinical Update

Live Webinar

SYMPOSIUM 2: Sleep and Cognitive Impairment: An Evidence-Based Clinical Update CHAIRPERSON : Mark I. Boulos, MD, MSc PRESENTERS : Nathan.. →

SYMPOSIUM 3: Multimodal neuroimaging during sleep: How can simultaneous recording advance our understanding of the sleeping human brain?

Live Webinar

SYMPOSIUM 3: Multimodal neuroimaging during sleep: How can simultaneous recording advance our understanding of the sleeping human brain? .. →

Virtual Exhibits Open

Break

Virtual Exhibits Open

SYMPOSIUM 4: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Sleep: A Contextual Perspective

Live Webinar

SYMPOSIUM 4: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Sleep: A Contextual Perspective CHAIRPERSON: Jean-Philippe Gouin 1 PRESENTERS: .. →

SYMPOSIUM 5: Precision Medicine in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Are We Getting Close?

Live Webinar

SYMPOSIUM 5: Precision Medicine in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Are We Getting Close? CHAIRPERSON: Najib Ayas 4 PRESENTERS: Ali Azarbarzin.. →

SYMPOSIUM 6: Sensory stimulation for manipulating sleep brain oscillations

Live Webinar

SYMPOSIUM 6: Sensory stimulation for manipulating sleep brain oscillations CHAIRPERSON: Aurore Perrault PRESENTERS: Aurore Perrault 1 ;.. →

Oral Session 1: Neural Control of Sleep and Wakefulness

Live Webinar

ORAL SESSION 1: Neural Control of Sleep and Wakefulness DATE: 10/29/2021 START TIME: 2:15 PM END TIME: 3:45 PM Session Moderator: Jimmy.. →

TECHNOLOGIST PROGRAM: The Effects of Recreational Drugs on Sleep

Live Webinar

The Effects of Recreational Drugs on Sleep

Virtual Exhibits Open

Break

Virtual Exhibits Open

TECHNOLOGIST PROGRAM: The Role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Navigating Today’s Greatest Challenges in Sleep Medicine

Live Webinar

In this three-part presentation, Chris Fernandez, EnsoData CEO and Co-Founder, Andrea Ramberg, RPSGT, CCSH, EnsoData Clinicial Informaticist, and.. →

Oral Session 2: Insomnia: Updates on Treatments

Live Webinar

ORAL SESSION 2: Insomnia: Updates on Treatments DATE: 10/29/2021 START TIME: 4:00 PM END TIME: 5:30 PM Session Moderator: Judith.. →

Oral Session 3: Sleep Across the Lifespan

Live Webinar

ORAL SESSION 3: Sleep Across the Lifespan DATE: 10/29/2021 START TIME: 4:00 PM END TIME: 5:30 PM Session Moderator: Stuart Fogel,.. →

SYMPOSIUM 7: New Insights into Sleep Disordered Breathing in Selected Populations

Live Webinar

SYMPOSIUM 7: New Insights into Sleep Disordered Breathing in Selected Populations CHAIRPERSON: Najib Ayas, UBC PRESENTERS: Andrew Lim 2 ;.. →

SYMPOSIUM 8: Bringing the Sleep Laboratory to a Patient's Home

Live Webinar

SYMPOSIUM 8: Bringing the Sleep Laboratory to a Patient's Home CHAIRPERSON: Mark Boulos 1 PRESENTERS: Brian Murray 1 ; Cathy Goldstein 2 ;.. →

Virtual Exhibits Open

Break

Virtual Exhibits Open

KEYNOTE 3: Roles of astrocytes in modulating sleep/wake neurons: A novel mechanism for sleep homeostasis?

Live Webinar

Sleep is a vital biological process that is regulated by the brain and the body. A half century of research has delineated various neuronal systems.. →

KEYNOTE 4: Sleep Health Disparities: Implications for Improving Population Health

Live Webinar

Dr. Johnson will utilize a socio-ecological model to discuss racial and socioeconomic disparities in sleep health and sleep disorders. She will.. →

POSTER SESSION 1

Poster Session

5:45 A Systematic Literature Review of Insomnia Treatments and On-The-Road Driving Performance Acute Cognitive Effects of the Dual Orexin.. →

KEYNOTE 5: Maternal Sleep-Disordered Breathing during Pregnancy: Cardiometabolic Implications for Mother and Baby

Live Webinar

This talk will provide an overview of associations between cardiometabolic disease (eg. Gestational diabetes, hypertension, preeclampsia) and.. →

ROUNDTABLE: Surveillance of Sleep Health in Canada

Live Webinar

Friday, Oct 29, 2021 | 8:00 - 9:00 PM ROUNDTABLE: Surveillance of Sleep Health in Canada PRESENTERS: Karen Roberts, Public Health Agency of.. →

Insomnia Management as We Age: A Safer Path Forward

Live Webinar

Sponsored Satellite Presentation Symposium topic: Safety of sleep medication use in the elderly Title : Insomnia Management as We Age: A.. →

Living with OSA: Its impact and how to make a difference (PART III)

Live Webinar

In this video series Dr. Shapiro will be giving an overview of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and its burden. To put everything into context, we.. →

Sleep, Threat and Aggression

Live Webinar

How do you feel when you don’t get the sleep you need? In this talk we explore two key questions in understanding the role of sleep in emotion.. →

KEYNOTE 6: Sleep for Memory

Live Webinar

Whereas memories are optimally encoded and retrieved when the brain is awake, the consolidation and formation of long-term memory requires an offline.. →

KEYNOTE 7: Re-Thinking Oral Appliance Therapy

Live Webinar

This lecture will cover the role of patient-centered approaches and P4 strategies with deeper focus on evaluating treatment efficacy and.. →

Virtual Exhibits Open

Break

Virtual Exhibits Open

ROUNDTABLE: Mind the Gap in Child & Adolescent Mental Health: The Interplay between Medication Treatment and Sleep

Live Webinar

PRESENTERS: Anthony Bailey1; Bruce Carleton2; Oliviero Bruni3; Osman Ipsiroglu4; Penny Corkum5 DESCRIPTION: Over the last years, several articles.. →

Insomnia, burnout and the road to building resilience in healthcare workers

Live Webinar

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted just how brittle the ground we walk on in healthcare. Overwhelming exhaustion, cynicism and decreased efficacy.. →

TECHNOLOGIST PROGRAM: Mask Selector, Navigating to the Right Mask the First Time

Live Webinar

Mask Selector, Navigating to the right mask the 1 st time Help put patients on a personalized course from the start

Oral Session 4: Daytime Sleepiness and Hypersomnolence Disorders

Live Webinar

ORAL SESSION 4: Daytime Sleepiness and Hypersomnolence Disorders DATE: 10/30/2021 START TIME: 12:15 PM END TIME: 1:45 PM .. →

SYMPOSIUM 9: In the Wild: Leveraging Technologies to Accelerate the Translation and Reach of Sleep and Circadian Science Into Real-Life Settings

Live Webinar

SYMPOSIUM 9: In the Wild: Leveraging Technologies to Accelerate the Translation and Reach of Sleep and Circadian Science Into Real-Life Settings .. →

SYMPOSIUM 10: Sleep and dementia risk: identifying involved sleep characteristics and mechanisms

Live Webinar

SYMPOSIUM 10: Sleep and dementia risk: identifying involved sleep characteristics and mechanisms CHAIRPERSON: Andrée-Ann Baril 1 PRESENTERS:.. →

Lunch Break and Virtual Exhibits Open

Break

Lunch Break and Virtual Exhibits Open

TECHNOLOGIST PROGRAM: What Are Medical Ethics?

Live Webinar

Medical Ethics

Oral Session 5: Sleep and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Live Webinar

ORAL SESSION 5: Sleep and Neurodegenerative Diseases DATE: 10/30/2021 START TIME: 2:15 PM END TIME: 3:45 PM Session Moderator: Nicole.. →

Oral Session 6: Sleep, Stress, Emotional Regulation and Insomnia

Live Webinar

ORAL SESSION 6: Sleep, Emotional Regulation and Insomnia DATE: 10/30/2021 START TIME: 2:15 PM END TIME: 3:45 PM Session Moderator: Anne.. →

SYMPOSIUM 11: Sleep health disparities during COVID19 pandemic: A health equity issue

Live Webinar

SYMPOSIUM 11: Sleep health disparities during COVID19 pandemic: A health equity issue CHAIRPERSON : Guido Simonelli 1 PRESENTERS: Guido.. →

SYMPOSIUM 12: Interrogation of new sleep/wake regulating circuits

Live Webinar

SYMPOSIUM 12: Interrogation of new sleep/wake regulating circuits CHAIRPERSON: Jimmy Fraigne 1 PRESENTERS: Jimmy Fraigne 1 ; Ada.. →

TECHNOLOGIST PROGRAM: Sleep and Athletes

Live Webinar

Mental health symptoms and disorders are common among elite athletes. Mental health difficulties are inherent to physical health, as supported by the.. →

Virtual Exhibits Open

Break

Virtual Exhibits Open

POSTER SESSION 2

Poster Session

4:00 Parents’ Sleep-Related Practices and Perceived Pressure: An Exploratory Study Daily associations between sleep and physical.. →

KEYNOTE 8: The mechanistic role of sleep in fear processes underlying anxiety disorders and PTSD.

Live Webinar

Abnormal fear processes are a hallmark feature of PTSD and almost all anxiety disorders. These disorders are also marked by characteristic sleep.. →

KEYNOTE 9: Light, Circadian Rhythms and Human Health

Live Webinar

Natural outdoor light and artificial indoor light can impact our mental and physical health. In this talk we will examine how light reaches the brain.. →

Virtual Exhibits Open

Break

Virtual Exhibits Open

CLOSING KEYNOTE: Pathophysiological Interactions Between Sleep Apnea And Fluid-retaining States: A Two-way Street

Live Webinar

Obstructive and central sleep apnea (OSA and CSA, respectively) are much more common in subjects with fluid retaining states, such as heart and renal.. →

Conference Wrap-up, Student Awards and Prizes

Live Webinar

Conference Wrap-up, Student Awards and Prizes