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Thank you

On behalf of the Organising Committee thank you to everyone that attended the 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association (ASA) and Australasian Sleep Technologists Association (ASTA), at the International Convention Centre, Sydney. A special thank you to our Platinum Sponsor, Philips, our Invited Speakers John Axelsson and Frances Chung, and International Speakers Stacey Ishman, Indra Narang, Ryan Soose and Kenneth Wright. 

Once again, congratulations to our award winners:

ASA President’s Award, Maree Barnes
ASTA President’s Award, Teanau Roebuck
Distinguished Achievement Award, Philippa Gander
New Investigator Award, Grace Macaulay
Philips ASA Sleep Research Grant, Jayne Carberry
Helen Bearpark Memorial Scholarship, Tetyana Kendzerska
Rob Pierce Grant in Aid Award, Alexander Powell Wolkow
ASA/CSRS Career Development Award, Ying Ni Lin from CSRS and Janet Cheung from ASA
Nick Antic Career Development Award, Andrew Vakulin
ASA/SRS Collaborative Mentor-Mentee Award, Hailey Meaklim
ASA International Travel Award, Jennifer Cori

Poster Discussion Prizes
Cardiac disease and cancer in OSA, Chloe-Anne Martinez
Advanced Trainee, Thomas Crowhurst
CPAP: Usage and outcomes, Julie Tolson
OSA, CSA and sleep health: Insights, Nadi Sadr
Sleep health across professions, Rosemary Gibson
The collapsable upper airway and non PAP treatments, Peter Burke
Paediatric sleep disordered breathing, Claire Jenkins
Sleep disorders and primary care, Nicole Grivell
Insights into OSA. Insights into Indigenous sleep health, Sam Benn
Insomnia and sleep health, Kelsey Bickley

I welcome the opportunity to invite you to Brisbane next October, where the International Surgical Sleep Society Meeting and the International Paediatric Sleep Association's Annual Congress will run alongside Sleep DownUnder 2020 from 18-24 October 2020.

Andrew Gikas   
Chair, Organising Committee



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