October 28, 2019: Online submissions open
NEW – December 9, 2019: Deadline to submit Postgraduate Course session proposals at 11:59 PM CST
December 16, 2019: Deadline to submit all other session proposals at 11:59 PM CST
Late December 2019: Acceptance notifications for Postgraduate Courses are sent via email
February 2020: Acceptance notifications for Bench to Bedside, Clinical Workshop, Discussion Group, Rapid-Fire Symposia and Symposia sessions are sent via email
March 6, 2020: Deadline for faculty of accepted sessions to submit biographical information and Conflict of Interest Form
April 10, 2020: Deadline to edit session information for final program
May 11, 2020: Deadline for faculty of accepted Postgraduate Courses to submit presentation materials for inclusion in electronic course books
Session Proposal Types
Sessions should focus on a wide variety of topics including clinical practice, basic research and other aspects of sleep medicine and sleep research.
SLEEP 2020 Hot Topics
The Program Committee encourages abstracts on all relevant topics, but in an effort to include sessions on certain topics, the Program Committee is requesting abstracts on the following topics. Submission of an abstract on these topics does not guarantee acceptance.
- Artificial intelligence, big data and population health
- Basic, translational and clinical science of REM Behavior Disorder
- Diversity, equity and inclusion: Patients, providers and population
- Glia and sleep
- Hospital-based sleep medicine
- Innovations in management of hypersomnia
- Sleep and circadian cell biology
- Sleep and school performance
- Sleep, diet, lifestyle and health
Session Proposal Descriptions
Postgraduate Courses provide intensive information and review on a single topic through a half-day or full day session on Saturday, June 13 or Sunday, June 14, 2020.
Bench to Bedside Sessions
Bench to Bedside sessions are intended to present attendees with the latest advances in translational science and clinical applications on a specific topic. Sessions may be scheduled beginning at 1:00 PM on Sunday, June 14 through Wednesday, June 17, 2020.
Clinical Workshops are forums for clinicians to review and discuss clinical challenges in sleep medicine within a two-hour time slot. Workshops may be scheduled beginning at 1:00 PM on Sunday, June 14 through Wednesday, June 17, 2020.
Discussion Groups are forums for a less formal presentation of a topic within a two-hour time slot. Sessions may be scheduled beginning at 1:00 PM on Sunday, June 14 through Wednesday, June 17, 2020.
Symposia sessions are allotted a two-hour time slot to present the latest data and ideas on topics in sleep medicine and sleep research. Symposia may be scheduled beginning at 1:00 PM on Sunday, June 14 through Wednesday, June 17, 2020.
Rapid-Fire Symposia sessions should be presented by young scientists. Sessions may be scheduled beginning at 1:00 PM on Sunday, June 14 through Wednesday, June 17, 2020.
Additional Submission Information
Policies, Disclosures, and More
Questions regarding SLEEP 2020 submissions should be directed to:
Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC
Attn: Meeting Department
Phone: (630) 737-9700
Fax: (630) 737-9790
Email: [email protected]