2011 wasm / css congress

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

On behalf of the World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM) and the Canadian Sleep Society (CSS), we are delighted to invite you to our joint congress of the
4th International World Sleep Congress and 5th Conference of the CSS in Quebec City, Canada from September 10-15, 2011.

The congress is an international forum inviting professionals to advance current thinking, improve sleep health, and encourage prevention and treatment of sleep disorders. The congress will bring together leading experts to discuss, debate, and disseminate knowledge amongst sleep clinicians and researchers for the advancement of sleep health worldwide.

Your involvement in this conference would be tremendous. We hope that you’ll accept as we look forward to working with you towards a successful world sleep conference in September 2011.

Looking forward to welcoming you in Quebec City!

Best regards,

Christian Guilleminault, MD
President, WASM
           Helen S. Driver,
Ph.D., RPSGT, D.ABSM
President, CSS

Keynote Speakers:

Charles Czeisler, MD, PhD, USA – Sleep, health and circadian rhythm disruptions in modern society

Colin Espie, PhD, United Kingdom – Insomnia, therapy and health policies

Barbara Jones, PhD, Canada – Neural regulation of homeostatic sleep mechanisms

Pierre Philip, MD, PhD, France – Sleep, sleepiness, and safety on the road

Collin Sullivan, MD, PhD, Australia – Sleep-disordered breathing in pregnancy: Effects on the fetus

Matthew Walker, PhD, USA – Sleep, learning, and cognition

Abstract & Symposia Submission now open!

February 1, 2011: Final deadline.
Notification of status in March, 2011

Fast Track Deadline: March 1, 2011
Abstract Deadline: April 15, 2011
Late Breaking deadline: July 15, 2011

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