Scientific Program At a Glance

Exhibit Hall Open + Sponsor Mini-Talks

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Exhibit Hall Open + Sponsor Mini Talks

Opening Ceremonies & Awards

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Opening Ceremonies & Awards

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

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

Satellite Presentation - Excessive Daytime Sleepiness: Waking up to a New Treatment Paradigm

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Time Section Speaker/Facilitator 8:30 – 8:35 AM Introductions & Welcome Chair +.. →

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KEYNOTE 1: Neural circuits underlying sleep structure and functions

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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

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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

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Lunch Break and Virtual Exhibits Open

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

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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

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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?

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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

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

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

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Optimizing mask selection Right therapy for the right patient

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

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

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

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SYMPOSIUM 5: Precision Medicine in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Are We Getting Close? CHAIRPERSON: Najib Ayas PRESENTERS: Ali Azarbarzin 1 ;.. →

SYMPOSIUM 6: Sensory stimulation for manipulating sleep brain oscillations

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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

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

TECHNOLOGIST PROGRAM: The Effects of Recreational Drugs on Sleep

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The Effects of Recreational Drugs on Sleep

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

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SYMPOSIUM 7: New Insights into Sleep Disordered Breathing in Selected Populations CHAIRPERSON: Najib Ayas, UBC PRESENTERS: Andrew Lim 1 ;.. →

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

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

Oral Session 2: Insomnia: Updates on Treatments

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ORAL SESSION 2: Insomnia: Updates on Treatments DATE: 10/29/2021 START TIME: 4:00 PM END TIME: 5:30 PM 1. Effects of co .. →

Oral Session 3: Sleep Across the Lifespan

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ORAL SESSION 3: Sleep Across the Lifespan DATE: 10/29/2021 START TIME: 4:00 PM END TIME: 5:30 PM 1. Long-term Efficacy and Safety of.. →

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

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

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

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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

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

Poster Presentations

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Poster Presentations & Virtual Exhibits

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

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

ROUNDTABLE: Surveillance of Sleep Health in Canada

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

Insomnia Management as we Age: A Safer Path Forward

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

KEYNOTE 6: Sleep for Memory

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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

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

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

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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

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

Oral Session 4: Daytime Sleepiness and Hypersomnolence Disorders

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

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

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

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

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

Lunch Break and Virtual Exhibits Open

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Lunch Break and Virtual Exhibits Open

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

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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

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

Oral Session 5: Sleep and Neurodegenerative Diseases

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ORAL SESSION 5: Sleep and Neurodegenerative Diseases DATE: 10/30/2021 START TIME: 2:15 PM END TIME: 3:45 PM 1. Disturbed sleep and.. →

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

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ORAL SESSION 6: Sleep, Emotional Regulation and Insomnia DATE: 10/30/2021 START TIME: 2:15 PM END TIME: 3:45 PM 1. A Systematic.. →

TECHNOLOGIST PROGRAM: What Are Medical Ethics?

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Medical Ethics

TECHNOLOGIST PROGRAM: Sleep and Athletes

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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

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Poster Presentations

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Poster Presentations

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

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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

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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.. →

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

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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

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Conference Wrap-up, Student Awards and Prizes