SLEEP 2011, the 25th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS) will be held June 11–15, 2011, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minn. Each year throughout the meeting, the APSS offers several lunch sessions, which fill up quickly. Meet the professor sessions feature an expert in the field leading an informal discussion on a topic within their area of expertise, and lunch and learn: pro/con debate sessions feature two experts debating two sides of a current topic in sleep medicine or sleep research.

Pre-registration is required for all lunch sessions (tickets are required for admittance); space is limited and many sessions are beginning to sell out. Register early for any open sessions to ensure that your space is reserved.

Just a few of the lunch sessions being offered are:

  • Lunch and Learn: Hypnotic Induced Sleep Is As Good As Natural Sleep
    Monday, June 13, 2011, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Faculty: Michael Perlis, PhD; and Thomas Roth, PhD
  • Lunch and Learn: Should Mild Sleep Apnea Be Treated? – Only 3 Seats Remain!
    Tuesday, June 14, 2011, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Faculty: Michael Littner, MD; and Terri Weaver, PhD
  • Lunch and Learn: nonREM Slow Wave Activity – Is It an Epiphenomenon without Function?
    Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Faculty: Marcos Frank, PhD; and Reto Huber, PhD
  • Meet the Professor: Designing a PAP Compliance Program – Snew Out!
    Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Faculty: Lawrence Epstein, MD

For more information about these and other courses and sessions to be presented during SLEEP 2011, visit the SLEEP 2011 website at to view the full Preliminary Program. Questions about the meeting may be directed to the APSS meeting department by sending an e-mail to or calling 630-737-9700.