Program

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Wednesday 25th OCTOBER 2017

0800 - 1700 Short Course:  Noninvasive ventilation in the acute setting - the pressure to get it right
0900 - 1700 Short Course:  PAP Therapy: A technical and clinical review from signal acquisition to treatment outcomes and everything in between
1600 - 1800 Early Career Seminar
1700 - 1800 ASTA AGM
1800 - 2000 Welcome Reception

Thursday 26th OCTOBER 2017

0700 - 0815 Fun Run
0830 - 0900 Official Opening and Welcome
0900 - 1030 Plenary:  Sleep disorders - Adverse outcomes of treatment
Matthew Naughton
Peter Cistuli
Nigel McArdle
Stuart Mackay
1030 - 1100 MORNING TEA
1130 - 1245 New Investigator Presentations
1245 - 1330 LUNCH
1330 - 1500 Concurrent Symposia Sessions
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBTi) for busy health professionals Sleep in paediatric syndromes The role of ethnicity in sleep disordered breathing

ASTA SYMPOSIUM: Carbon Dioxide monitoring in the sleep laboratory Personalising the treatment of sleep apnoea - predictive treatment success utilising clinical and physiological information
Tony Fernando
Bronwyn Sweeny/Lora Wu
Sean Drummond
Hailey Meaklim
Jasneek Chawla 
Honey Huessler
Greg Blecher
Karen Waters 
Jesse Bakker
Sarah Biggs
Peter Cistuli
Denise O'Driscoll
Alan Young
Nicole Virginis
Angela Anniss
Kate Burgess
Alister Neill
Kate Sutherland
Stuart MacKay
Brad Edwards
1500 - 1530 AFTERNOON TEA
1530 - 1630 Concurrent Year In Review Sessions
1630 - 1730 Concurrent Council Meetings
1730 - 1815 ASA AGM

Friday 27th OCTOBER 2017

0700 - 0815 Breakfast Session 1:  Advances in drowsy driving: Monitoring and prediciting adverse (driving) events in at-risk populations                                                                                                                                                                          
Breakfast Session 2:  Interactive Scoring workshop - the easy and the difficult                                                                                                                             
Breakfast Session 3:  Long term home Ventilation in Paediatrics: Past, Present and Future   
0830 - 0900 Presidential Address:  Childhood Narcolepsy in China
Professor Fang Han
0900 - 1030 ASTA Plenary:  Advanced Analysis of Fundamental Sleep Signals
Denise O'Driscoll
Anna Mullins
Belinda Suthers
Birgit Hogl
1030 - 1100 MORNING TEA
1100 - 1200 Concurrent Poster Discussions
1200 - 1245 Poster Viewing
1245 - 1345 LUNCH
1245 - 1345 Research Seminar
1345 - 1515 Concurrent Oral Presentations
1515 - 1545 AFTERNOON TEA
1545 - 1715 Concurrent Symposia Sessions
Pathophysiology, Performance and Phenotyping: 3 new Ps of objective insomnia measurement Infant sleep: interventions for obesity prevention and problematic sleep, and safe sleep practices Sleep Health Foundation Symposium: Key sleep disorders - how common are they and why do they occur?

Oral Appliances for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea New and emerging approaches to target the upper airway muscles to treat obstructive sleep apnoea
Christopher Gordon
Christopher Miller
Nicole Lovato
Sean Drummond
Nat Marshall
Barbara Galland
Rachael Taylor
Sally Baddock
Sean Drummond
Rosemary Horne
Robert Adams
David Hillman
Birgit Hogl
Fernanda Almeida
Rob Shea
Andrew Wellman
Geraldo Lorenzi-Filho
Peter Eastwood
Danny Eckert
1715 - 1800 SHF AGM
1800 - 2000 Public Forum
Debate: "To wear or not to wear? That is the question!"
A debate about the potential benefits and possible pitfalls of popular, commercially readily available 'wearable' sleep monitoring devices.

Sally Ferguson
Dorothy Bruck
Ron Grunstein
Nat Marshall
Siobhan Banks
Alister Neill

SATURDAY 28th OCTOBER 2017

0700 - 0815 Breakfast Session:  Breakfast with the Professor
Fang Han
Breakfast Session:  Breakfast with the Professor
Geraldo Lorenzi-Filho
0830 - 0900 Keynote Session:  Central Sleep Apnoea and Cardiovascular Disease
Geraldo Lorenzi-Filho
0900 - 1030 Concurrent Symposia Sessions
Mindfulness and Yoga: Evidence-based complementary therapies for sleep disorders Sleep in Neuroscience Health impacts of irregular work hours: the role of sleep and circadian disruption

SAM ROBINSON MEMORIAL LECTURE:  Surgery for obstructive sleep apnoea Sleep apnoea phenotyping: Translating bench tachniques to bedside decision making
Tony Fernando
Allie Peters
Moira Junge
Giselle Withers
Birgit Hogl
Sharon Naismith
Keith Johnson
Melinda Jackson
Jill Dorian
Charli Sargent
Leilah Grant
Amy Reynolds
Andy Veale
Julia Crawford
Stuart MacKay

Robert Owens
Scott Sands
Danny Eckert
Brad Edwards
1030 - 1100 MORNING TEA
1100 - 1200 Concurrent Poster Discussions
1200 - 1245 Poster Viewing
1245 - 1330 LUNCH
1330 - 1500 Concurrent Oral Presentations
1500 - 1530 AFTERNOON TEA
1530 - 1630 Concurrent Year In Review Sessions
1630 - 1800 Helen Bearpark Plenary:  Life course epidemiology and sleep: identifying early life factors that influence adult sleep health and disease?
Peter Eastwood 
Clodagh Ryan
Indra Narang
Lyle Palmer
1900  GALA DINNER

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