Sleep in Aotearoa 2023

The NZ Branch of the ASA are pleased to welcome colleagues to the 2023 Sleep In Aotearoa annual scientific meeting to be held in Dunedin at the Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital, June 22-23.

What’s new in 2023?
Keynote address: Sleep Health Equity in Aotearoa 
Given by Associate Professor Sarah-Jane Paine, University of Auckland


  • Approaches to understanding and improving sleep health equity
  • From wearables to driving simulators: sleep research-based tools
  • Sleep better to feel good: the role of sleep in wellbeing
  • Are screens actually bad for sleep in children? Using the power of technology to answer this question properly

The main meeting will include presentations of submitted abstracts, and New Investigator Award (NIA) session. The winner of the NIA award will receive a free registration to the ASA Sleep DownUnder 2023 Annual Scientific meeting in Adelaide and $1000 towards travel, generously provided by Apex Medical.

This is a face-to-face meeting only and the sessions won’t be recorded or live streamed. Delegates from Australia are welcome to register.

Registration closes 20th June 2023

Abstract submissions are now open

Please select abstract submission as an add-on during registration.

Abstracts should be a maximum of 300 words and follow the structure of:

  • Aims
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions.

List the author's first and last names and the presenting author’s name in bold. Superscript numbers to indicate the author's affiliation(s). All abstracts should contain a Conflict of Interest statement from all authors. 

If you wish to submit an abstract, this should be emailed to the conference organisers [email protected] as a word document by 12th May 2023.

Applicants for the NIA Award should also email the application form with the abstract to [email protected]

NIA information
NIA application form



6/22/2023 9:00 AM - 6/23/2023 5:00 PM
New Zealand Standard Time
Dunedin Hospital (Public) Barnett Lecture Theatre 201 Great King Street Dunedin Otago, 9016 NEW ZEALAND

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