Society & Endorsed Meetings

Meetings and events of our Associate Society Members:

Name of Meeting / Event Date
IASSACON 2017 (details below) March 31-April 2, 2017
8th Conference of the Canadian Sleep Society (details below) April 28-30, 2017
23rd International Symposium on Shiftwork and Working time (details below) June 19-23, 2017
SILVER JUBILEE CONFERENCE (details below) September 20-23, 2017
Sleep DownUnder 2017 (details below) October 25-28, 2017
2017 SLEEP AND STROKE, Mayo Clinic November 4, 2017
2018 IPSA LILLE: 5th International Pediatric Sleep Association Congress November 24-26, 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.

Endorsed Meetings:

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.


MSc/PGDip Sleep MedicineOxford
October 9th 2016
Online via Oxford, United Kingdom

Contact Information for Organizer:
Marion Greenleaves
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3RE
01865 618658

New Oxford online programme in Sleep Medicine being offered as an MSc or PGDip commencing in October 2016. Applications being taken now.


IASSACON 2017 / 5th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Surgeons for Sleep ApnoeaIASSA Logo
March 31 – April 2, 2017
New Delhi, India

Contact Information for Organizer:
Dr. P. Vijaya Krishnan, Secretary IASSA
No 1, 1st Cross Street, Raja Annamalaipuram
Chennai, Tamil Nadu – 600028
+91 9884696362 /

Main Topic: Recent advances in the diagnosis and management of OSAS. Open brochure PDF.
500 attendees

8th Conference of the Canadian Sleep Societynew1000pxwidex200pxhigh
April 28-30, 2017
Hyatt Regency in Calgary, Alberta

Contact Information for Organizer:
Nicole Pelletier
Conference Organizer

Roberta Dexter
Conference Manager

Main Topic: The biennial conference of the CSS is renowned for a high quality scientific program including top notch keynote speakers, symposia, and poster presentations. There will be industry exhibits to showcase the latest products, services and expertise. And as always, there will be numerous opportunities to learn from experts and network with peers. More information will be posted as the scientific program develops so visit the site regularly to find out what all the excitement is about.

23rd International Symposium on Shiftwork and Working time (Shiftwork2017)
19 – 23 June, 2017
Ayers Rock Resort, Yulara, Northern Territory, Australia

Contact Information for Organizer:
The Meeting People Pty Ltd
PO Box 764
Mitcham SA, 5062, Australia
+61 8 8177 2215

Main Topic: The primary goal of this symposium is to bring together academics, researchers, policy makers, and industry bodies from around the world to present and discuss the latest research on shiftwork – and how it affects sleep, health and well-being, performance, safety and physiology.

Deadline for Abstracts: 20 January 2017
Deadline for Early Bird Registration: 17 March 2017
keynote speakers: Dr. Eve Van Cauter, Dr. Charmane Eastman, and Dr. Diane Boivin

Attendance: General physicians, behavioural sleep scientists, chronobiologists, sleep and health epidemiologists, sleep physiologists, occupational health psychologists, shift work researchers, members of industry – e.g. transport (air, rail, road), mining etc.


September 20-23, 2017
​The International Centre, Goa, India

Contact Information for Organizer:

Goasleep2017 Conference Secretariat

Phone: +91 80 2699 5169

Main Topic: International Conference on Sleep Medicine and Research. ​​Pre-conference workshops: National Sleep Technology Course (NSTC-2017) on 20th September 2017, National Sleep Medicine Course (NSMC-2017) conducted by AAPIOS on 21st September 2017

Sleep DownUnder 2017
October 25-28, 2017
SkyCity Auckland Convention Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

Contact Information for Organizer:

Telephone (AUS): 1800 193 405


Postal Address: PO Box 90-040, Auckland 1142, New Zealand

Street Address:
31C Normanby Rd Mt Eden, Auckland 1024, New Zealand

Main Topic: 29th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association (ASA) and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association (ASTA)