2017 CSS Conference
 

Three Day Conference Agenda at a Glance

The conference is a full three-day event, packed with:
  • Keynote Speakers
  • Scientific Symposia
  • Poster Presentations
  • A Dental Program
  • A Technologist Program
  • A new CSS-SRS New Frontiers Satellite Meeting on Friday
In addition to this program, the conference offers a number of education courses for physicians, dentists, pharmacists and psychologists on Friday. Details available on the EDUCATION COURSE page.

Thursday, April 27 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pmRegistration Open

Friday Agenda at a Glance
Friday, April 28, 2017
7:00 am - 7:00 pmRegistration Open
Grand Foyer
8:00 am - 4:00 pmCSS-SRS New Frontiers Satellite Meeting - New Frontiers in Sleep Mechanisms and Functions [More Info]
Imperial 4
Technologist Day [More Info]
Stephen A/B
Dental Education Course [More Info]
Bannerman/Walker
4:30 pm - 6:00 pmAnnual General Meeting (AGM) of the Canadian Sleep Society (CSS) [More Info]
Stephen A/B
6:30 pm - 8:00 pmWelcome Reception [More Info]
Exhibition Hall, Imperial 1,2,3 & Foyer

Friday CSS-SRS New Frontiers Satellite Meeting - Agenda at a Glance
28/04/2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pmCSS-SRS New Frontiers Satellite Meeting - New Frontiers in Sleep Mechanisms and Functions
8:00 am - 9:45 amSession I: Connectomics: Circuit Control of Sleep-wake Behaviors
8:00 am - 8:30 amIdentification of Novel Circuits Controlling Arousal
8:30 am - 9:00 amRole of REM Sleep in Memory Consolidation
9:00 am - 9:30 amThe Hypothalamic and Thalamic Connectome and its Role in Sleep Control
9:30 am - 9:45 amSession I: General Discussion
9:45 am - 10:00 amHealth Break & Exhibits Open
10:00 am - 11:00 amKeynote: Integrating new circuits and laying out remaining big questions
11:00 am - 12:45 pmSession II: Synaptomics: Building or Breaking Synapses in Sleep?
11:00 am - 11:30 amThe Role of Sleep in Neuronal Activity Homeostasis
11:30 am - 12:00 pmSleep Homeostasis and Synaptic Plasticity Elements
12:00 pm - 12:30 pmRole of Sleep in Synapse and Memory Formation
12:30 pm - 12:45 pmSession II: General Discussion
12:45 pm - 1:45 pmTrainee-Mentor Lunch
1:45 pm - 2:45 pmKeynote - Sleep’s Influence on Learning and Memory
2:45 pm - 4:30 pmSession III: Genomics: Mechanisms of Sleep Regulation
2:45 pm - 3:15 pmThe Genetics of Fly Sleep
3:15 pm - 3:45 pmMechanisms of Sleep Control in Worms
3:45 pm - 4:15 pmCircuits Mediating Sleep Homeostasis
4:15 pm - 4:30 pmSession III: General Discussion


Friday Technologist Program Agenda at a Glance
28/04/2017
7:45 am - 8:00 amWelcome
8:00 am - 8:30 amCredentials and Exam Prep
8:30 am - 9:15 amCase Studies
9:15 am - 10:00 amParasomnias
10:00 am - 10:15 amHealth Break and Exhibits Open
10:15 am - 11:00 amALS and Sleep
11:00 am - 12:00 pmNarcolepsy
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch & Exhibits Open
1:00 pm - 1:45 pmRespiratory Anatomy & Physiology
1:45 pm - 2:30 pmObesity Hypoventilation
2:30 pm - 3:15 pmHumidification and Pressure Relief for PAP Therapy
3:15 pm - 4:00 pmDifficult and Challenging PAP Titrations
8:00 am - 4:00 pmTechnologist Day


Friday Dental Program Agenda at a Glance
28/04/2017
8:00 am - 4:00 pmDental Education Course [More Info]
8:00 am - 8:05 amIntroduction [More Info]
8:05 am - 9:00 amSleep Disordered Breathing: Update on Pathophysiology and Diagnosis [More Info]
9:00 am - 10:00 amNormal and Not So Normal Sleep [More Info]
10:00 am - 10:30 amHealth Break and Exhibits Open
10:30 am - 11:30 amOral Appliance Therapy and Adjunctive Treatments - Update [More Info]
11:30 am - 12:30 pmPediatric OSA - Recognition and Treatment Options - the Dental Medical Interaction [More Info]
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLunch & Exhibits Open
1:30 pm - 2:30 pmMaxillo-mandibular Advancement Surgery: Why is it the Most Effective Surgical Treatment Option for OSA [More Info]
2:30 pm - 3:30 pmTitration & Beyond - Optimizing OAT [More Info]
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmEstablishing the Dental/Medical Team for OAT [More Info]


Saturday, April 29, 2017 Agenda at a Glance
General Sessions
Imperial 4,6,8
Technologist Program
Stephen A/B
Dental Program [More Info]
Bannerman/Walker
6:30 am - 7:45 amBreakfast Symposium - Insomnia : Natural history, Burden and Treatment [More Info]
Herald & Doll
Speaker: Charles M. Morin PhD, Canada Research Chair in Behavioural Sleep Medicine, Université Laval
7:00 am - 7:00 pmRegistration Open
Grand Foyer
7:30 am - 8:00 amPoster Installation
Imperial 5, 7, 9
8:00 amOpening Ceremonies and Awards
Imperial 4,6,8
8:30 amKeynote 1 - Neural and Chemical Systems Mediating Sleep-Wake States and their Homeostatic Regulation [More Info]
Imperial 4,6,8
Professor Barbara E. Jones PhD, FRSC, Professor Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University, Montreal Neurological Institute
9:30 amKeynote 2 - Childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome: What We Know and What We Don't Know in 2017 [More Info]
Imperial 4,6,8
Carole L. Marcus M.B.B.Ch., Distinguished Endowed Chair in Pediatrics Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania, Director, Sleep Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
10:30 amHealth Break & Exhibits Open [More Info]
Exhibition Hall, Imperial 1,2,3 & Foyer
11:00 amSymposium 1 - Sleep and the Aging Brain: Harnessing Translational Physiology to Study the Impact of Risk and Protective Factors in Health and Disease [More Info]
Imperial 4
Chairperson: Marc Poulin, University of Calgary
Symposium 2 - Emerging Innovations in Health Service Delivery for Sleep-Disordered Breathing [More Info]
Imperial 6
Chairperson: Sachin R. Pendharkar MD FRCPC, Associate Professor, University of Calgary
Symposium 3 - Are There Markers of Insomnia? From Hyperarousal to Genetics [More Info]
Imperial 8
Chairperson: Célyne Bastien Ph.D, Laval University
AMA TOP Insomnia Guidelines [More Info]
Stephen A/B
Speaker: Charles Samuels M.D., CCFP, DABSM, Medical Director, Centre for Sleep & Human Performance
Orthodontics and Pediatric OSA [More Info]
Bannerman/Walker
Rose D. Sheats DMD, MPH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Retired)
12:00 pmOptimizing Sleep and Travel in Canadian Olympic Sports [More Info]
Stephen A/B
Speaker: Amy Bender MSc, PhD, Sleep Scientist, Centre for Sleep & Human Performance; University of Calgary Faculty of Kinesiology
Training the Tongue and Treating OSA [More Info]
Bannerman/Walker
Speaker: Jean-Francois Masse DMD M.Sc., Invited Professor, Faculty of Dentistry, Laval University
1:00 pmRoyal College Diploma in Sleep Disorder Medicine [More Info]
Herald
John Fleetham MD FRCP(C), Professor of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Insomnia Interest Group [More Info]
Doll
Lunch & Exhibits Open [More Info]
Exhibition Hall, Imperial 1,2,3 & Foyer
Lunch and Dental Group Business Meeting [More Info]
Bannerman/Walker
2:00 pmSymposium 4 - Classical and Novel Molecular Pathways of Sleep Regulation [More Info]
Imperial 4
Chairperson: Emma O’Callaghan, Université de Montréal
Symposium 5 - Sleep and Renal Function: A Bidirectional Relationship [More Info]
Imperial 6
Chairperson: Patrick J. Hanly MD, FRCPC, D,ABSM, Professor, University of Calgary
Symposium 6 - Sleep in Children with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: What is Similar and What is Different, and is a Transdiagnostic Approach to Treatment of Insomnia Possible? [More Info]
Imperial 8
Chairperson: Penny Corkum, Dalhousie University
Pediatric Sleep [More Info]
Stephen A/B
Speaker: Manisha Witmans MD, University of Alberta
2:30 pm Forum - Dental Sleep Medicine Research in Canada
Bannerman/Walker
3:00 pmFilters and Technical Troubleshooting [More Info]
Stephen A/B
Speaker: Alanna Cornish RPSGT, RST, BSc, Sleep Technologist , Sound Sleep Solutions
3:30 pmMedical Issues in the Sleep Lab [More Info]
Stephen A/B
Speaker: Adele Baker BSc(H), PGCE, RRT, Registered Respiratory Therapist, Sleep Disorders Clinic, Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmLa technologie peut-elle vous aider à bien dormir? [More Info]
Herald
Speaker: Natalie Morin RPSGT, TEPM (polysomnographie)
4:00 pm Health Break & Exhibits Open
Exhibition Hall, Imperial 1,2,3 & Foyer
4:30 pm Keynote 3 - Developing Precision Sleep/Circadian Medicine [More Info]
Imperial 4,6,8
Allan I. Pack M.B.Ch.B., Ph.D., FRCP, John Miclot Professor of Medicine. Director, Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, Chief, Division of Sleep Medicine Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmPoster Reception [More Info]
Imperial 5, 7, 9
7:00 pm - 7:30 pmPediatric Sleep Interest Group (PSIG) Meeting [More Info]
Doll
7:30 pm - 10:30 pmRound ‘em Up Gala Reception at the Calgary Petroleum Club - Optional social Event [More Info]
Calgary Petroleum Club, 319 5 Ave SW, Calgary