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Sleep Week is the premier scientific and educational opportunity in 2020 for all clinicians and researchers involved in sleep health and sleep medicine across Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region.

We will gather online from 20-23 October to share the latest research findings, learn more about best practice sleep medicine, and uncover opportunities to deliver better sleep services to more communities.

The Sleep Week program features 17 international speakers, all attending virtually, to contribute to two-hour sessions focusing on key aspects of sleep health and sleep medicine. These sessions will also include local experts, as well as short presentations on recent research findings from Australian and New Zealander researchers. There will be a panel discussion on COVID-19 topics as well as opportunities to interact virtually in online happy hours.

Program overview
Two full-day online short courses are planned for the first day of Sleep Week, 10am-5pm AEDT on Tuesday 20 October. 

The main Sleep Week program takes place from Wednesday 21 October to Friday 23 October. Six two-hour online sessions are planned each day across three time slots with two concurrent sessions in each time slot. Evenings will feature one-hour evening sponsored symposia sessions followed by an online happy hour to talk through events of the day.

Registration information

Head to the registration page for everything you need to know about costs, types of registration, and the process of accessing the live and recorded sessions you register for.

Got questions? Contact the ASA on 02 9920 1968 or Kara Nicholson on conference@sleep.org.au 

Sleep Week App

Thanks to our Technology sponsor, Compumedics, we have a fantastic app available to download. The app provides full program details, speaker bios and allows you to create your own program schedule and engage with other delegates. Available on both iPhone and Android devices, simply head to the app store and search ShowGizmo and download. Sleep Week will be available to select.

Annual Fun Run/Walk

The annual fun run/walk, normally part of Sleep DownUnder, is taking a different approach this year. Instead of one event, there are multiple events being held across Australia and New Zealand. Further details are below:

Adelaide: Wednesday, October 21 at 8:00am
Meet at CQU's Appleton Institute, 44 Greenhill Road, Wayville for a walk through the parklands

Brisbane: Tuesday, October 20 at 6:30am
Meet at the Wheel of Brisbane, South Bank. Breakfast at a local cafe to follow

Christchurch, New Zealand: Friday, October 23 at 12:00pm
Meet at Hagley Park

Launceston: Sunday, October 18 at 10:00am
Meet at Inveresk Precinct for a walk along the Park Run route

Melbourne: Details to be confirmed

Newcastle: Thursday, October 22 at 6:45am (for a 7:00am start)
Meet at The Kiosk Newcastle Beach, Shortland Esplanade. Breakfast at The Kiosk from 7:40am
For further information contact Gemma Paech - gemma.paech@health.nsw.gov.au

Perth: Sunday, October 18 at 8:00am
Meet at the City of Perth Victoria Gardens (southern end of the East Perth footbridge), East Perth, 10 Royal Street parking area

Sydney: Sunday, October 18 at 7:00am
Meet at the front of Garcons Cafe and Bar, Tramsheds, 1 Dalgal Way, Forest Lodge

Wellington, New Zealand: Wednesday, October 21 at 9:00am
Meet at WellSleep, with the walk taking place at a local reserve nearby

For further details about an event near you, contact Christopher Worsnop christopher.worsnop@austin.org.au 

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