Upcoming Society & Endorsed Meetings:
Details for each listed meeting appear below. Submit an Endorsed Meeting Application to be considered for listing on this page.
|Calendar: Name of Meeting / Event||Date|
|IndiaSleep2018||September 21-23, 2018|
|24th Congress of the European Sleep Society||September 25-28, 2018|
|AAST 2018 Annual Meeting||September 28-30, 2018|
|XXVIII Congresso Nazionale (AIMS)||October 4-6, 2018|
|10th annual meeting of Integrated Sleep Medicine Society Japan||October 5-6, 2018|
|26th Annual Meeting of the DGSM / German Society for Sleep research and Sleep Medicine||October 11-13, 2018|
|4th Annual meeting of South East Asian Academy of Sleep Medicine (SEAASM) / ICSD 2018||October 13-14, 2018|
|Sleep DownUnder 2018||October 18-20, 2018|
|Progetto Sonno e Psiche (Project Sleep & Psyche)||October 19-20, 2018|
|Progetto Sonno e Psiche (Project Sleep & Psyche)||October 26-27, 2018|
|2018 CSS Education Meeting / Journée de formation SCS 2018||November 2-3, 2018|
|XVII Congress of the Latin American Federation of Sleep Societies 2018 – Punta del Este||November 9-11, 2018|
|Progetto Sonno e Psiche (Project Sleep & Psyche)||November 23-24, 2018|
If you are an Associate Society Member and would like your meeting to be listed on this page, please contact the World Sleep Society administrative office via email.
Meetings are listed in order of event date.
World Sleep Society strives to provide information, increase awareness, and champion advocacy on sleep and its disorders amongst both healthcare workers and the general public. In an effort to raise awareness, we promote sleep meetings around the world. If your society has an upcoming meeting and would like to list it with us, download our Endorsed Meeting Application and send it to our administrative office.
September 21-23, 2018
International Centre Goa
Contact Information for Organizer
Lt Col Dr Karuna Datta, MD, PhD
Prof and Head, Dept of Sports Medicine, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India
Main Topic: The primary objective of this meeting is aimed towards the spread of awareness of sleep disorders (assessment, diagnosis and management), sleep science and sleep sociology) to the medical fraternity including medical students. The multidisciplinary approach towards sleep and sleep disorders makes this event unique and provide a common platform to enhance sleep science, sleep medicine and sleep sociology.
Estimated Attendance: 200 (General physicians, pulmonologists, neurologists, psychiatrists, medical students, dentists, technologists, military doctors)
24th Congress of the European Sleep Research Society
25 – 28 September 2018
Congress Center Basel
4058 Basel / Switzerland
Contact Information for Organizer:
ESRS 2018 c/o Congrex Switzerland Ltd.
Peter Merian-Strasse 80
4002 Basel / Switzerland
+41 61 686 77 77
+41 61 686 77 88
Main Topic: Promote research on sleep and related areas, to improve the care for patients with sleep disorders and to facilitate the dissemination of information regarding sleep research and sleep medicine. Congress attendees will have the chance to benefit from scientific exchange during either the formal activities or the informal meetings with colleagues from different backgrounds. They will also have a chance to relax at the sunny banks of the Rhine, and the romantic streets of the excellently preserved Old Town.
AAST 2018 Annual Meeting
September 28-30, 2018
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
The Westin Indianapolis
Main Topic: The AAST 2018 Annual Meeting is the premier conference that brings together the community of sleep-care professionals. This event is dedicated 100% to the needs of sleep technologists, managers and other sleep car e professionals. The Annual Meeting will provide practical information and knowledge delivered through 3 thought-provoking keynote speakers, 2 distinguished lecturers and various breakout sessions focused on hot topics and trends within the sleep industry. On top of that, attendees can earn up to 20 AAST and AARC continuing education credits to maintain your certification and stay abreast of trends within the sleep field.
Estimated Attendees: 250-300 sleep technologists, managers and other sleep-care professionals
XXVIII Congresso Nazionale (AIMS)
October 4-6, 2018
Main Topic: Sleep medicine in men and women. The national congress is the occasion for the annual meeting of the Italian Sleep Science Community. It is an opportunity for updating with national and international experts in hypnological sleep science sectors.
Estimated Attendees: Neurologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, pulmonologists, dentists, pediatricians, neuropsych and nurses
10th annual meeting of Integrated Sleep Medicine Society Japan
October 5-6, 2018
Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Center
Awaji Island, Japan
Main Topic: The 10th annual meeting of ISMSJ is to be held in October 2018 at a beautiful island close to Kobe and Osaka. Main theme of the meeting is “Knowing the mouth, understanding sleep medicine”. The main working language is JAPANESE. ISMSJ has made consistent effort to develop and establish sleep medicine that is sustainable under the Japanese medical care system. On the annual meeting, great value is placed on the quality of discussion and active participation to pursue healthy sleep and good practice in sleep medicine.
Estimated Attendees: Sleep clinicians, neurologists, physicians, dentists, technologists, nurses and researchers
Nuremberg Convention Center Ost
Main Topic: The annual meeting will bring together basic researchers, clinicians and technical assistants to update all topics around sleep & sleep medicine.
Estimated Attendees: 1500
B-55f C-42, Mandar Marg, Mahanagar Extention, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226006
Main Topic: The conference aims at bringing experts from various specialties in sleep medicine on one platform to promote pioneer learning experience to all the delegates attending the conference.
Estimated Attendees: Respiratory physicians, ENTs, Psychiatrists, Neurologists, Dentists
Sleep DownUnder 2018
October 18-20, 2018
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Cnr Merivale and Glenelg Streets
South Bank, Brisbane
Contact Information for Organizer: Stephen Noble, The Conference Company
Main Topic: Sleep DownUnder brings together expert sleep clinicians and scientists from Australia, New Zealand and around the world to share the latest advancements and innovations in the world of sleep research and clinical practice. Sleep DownUnder is the foremost scientific meeting for sleep professionals in Australia and New Zealand, with over 70% of the Australasian Sleep Association membership attending each year. This meeting also draws a host of international delegates keen to share the latest advancements and innovations in the field. The three day scientific program consists of over 200 presentations covering quality clinical updates and ground breaking research on every area of sleep medicine, sleep health and sleep technology.
Estimated Attendees: 600
Progetto Sonno e Psiche (Project Sleep & Psyche)
October 19-20, 2018 in Napoli
October 26-27, 2018 in Milano
November 23-24, 2018 in Rome
About: The primary message that our courses want to convey is that insomnia and the alteration of the circadian rhythms have repercussions, in a cascade mechanism, on the various organs of the human body with potential repercussions on the etiopathogenesis of pathologies such as psychiatric disorders, hypertension, diabetes, obesity.
Estimated Attendees: 50 psychiatrists for each course (200 in total)
2018 CSS Education Meeting / Journée de formation SCS 2018
November 2-3, 2018
Hôtel Le Concorde Québec
1225 Place Montcalm
Québec City, QC, Canada
About: Provide continuing education credits (CEC) to technologists, dentists and psychologists. Thus, courses will be offered to these three groups of participants.
Estimated Attendees: 250-300 individuals (150 technologists; 50 dentists and about 80 psychologists)
XVII Congress of the Latin American Federation of Sleep Societies 2018 – Punta del Este
November 9-11, 2018
Punta del Este, Uruguay
Contact Information for Organizer:
FLASS 2018 Congress
Mansa Beach Parada 4
Punta del Este – Uruguay
About: The Argentine and Uruguayan dream societies are organizing the XVII edition of the FLASS congress, the most important event of the Latin American community in sleep medicine, which has been developing uninterrupted since 1986. Based in Punta del Este, we hope to offer an atmosphere of comfort and camaraderie as an unbeatable framework for interaction for all health professionals interested in this discipline.