Conference Announcements


World Sleep 2019

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 – Wed, 25 Sep 2019

World Sleep 2019 offers a worldwide forum inviting sleep professionals to advance current medical and scientific thinking, discover ways to improve sleep health and encourage the prevention and treatment of sleep disorders. Participants can plan to submit their latest scientific findings in 2018. World Sleep Society will begin collecting scientific symposia submissions September 1, 2018. Abstracts for World Sleep 2019 will be collected as of December 1, 2018.

“The study of sleep impacts nearly every facet of health,” said Dr. Clete Kushida, President of World Sleep Society. “Our organization gathers the best and brightest minds in the field of sleep to teach, learn and network with other specialists from around the world. It is an exciting collaboration of science.”

Dr. Kimberly Cote, President of the Canadian Sleep Society, says of the joint congress, “The Canadian Sleep Society is pleased to co-host World Sleep 2019 to further support sleep research and education. A coastal city in the Province of British Columbia, Vancouver is a place of diverse landscape and culture – the perfect site to host World Sleep.”

The World Sleep 2019 congress will provide participants from around the world with unmatched opportunities to exchange scientific ideas and experiences in sleep medicine. Save the date to join us to learn about recent advances in sleep medicine including up-to-date clinical and basic research techniques. Registration information will be available in 2018.

World Sleep 2019 will facilitate an international discussion forum and collaboration among sleep societies and sleep professionals. Important dates are as follows:

Important Deadline

SEPTEMBER 1, 2018: Symposia submission begins

DECEMBER 1, 2018: Abstract submission begins

DECEMBER 1, 2018: Symposia submission ends

JANUARY 31, 2019: Early acceptance abstract deadline

JUNE 15, 2019: Oral and Young Investigator abstract deadline

AUGUST 1, 2019: Poster abstract deadline



World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM)
Conference Website:
Vancouver Convention Centre

Vancouver Convention Centre West Building, 1055 Canada Pl, BC V6C
Vancouver, Vancouver