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. Prior to the general session, 13 full-day and half-day postgraduate courses will be presented to provide attendees with comprehensive coverage of important topics in sleep medicine and sleep research. Just a few of the postgraduate courses being offered are:

  • The Basics of Sleep
    Saturday, June 11, 2011, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Co-Chairs: Charles Amlander, DPhil; Stephanie Crowley, PhD; and James Shaffery, DPhil
  • Current Affairs: Case-based Review of Headlining Sleep Topics
    Saturday, June 11, 2011, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Chair: Douglas Kirsch, MD
  • Evidence-based Behavioral Sleep Medicine Therapies for Augmenting Your Sleep Medicine Practice
    Sunday, June 12, 2011, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Chair: Jack Edinger, PhD
  • Sleep and Epilepsy
    Sunday, June 12, 2011, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Chair: Erik St. Louis, MD

Pre-registration is required for postgraduate courses; tickets are required for admittance and space is limited, so register before courses sell out. 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.