The SLEEP Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, LLC (APSS), a joint meeting of the AASM and the Sleep Research Society (SRS), has long been recognized as the leading meeting for sleep medicine and sleep research professionals from around the world. Featuring both the latest research and clinical developments in sleep medicine, the meeting serves as an ideal opportunity for researchers and clinicians alike to learn about the latest advances in this multi-disciplinary field. This year, in addition to many of the most popular educational sessions from previous meetings, the APSS has announced several new opportunities developed specifically for attendees in clinical practice including:

  • More clinically-focused Postgraduate Courses such as State of the Art for the Sleep Clinician, the hands-on Gadgets and Gizmos and Trends in Sleep Medicine Practice
  • Bench to Bedside sessions focusing on the latest advances in translational science and clinical applications on a specific topic
  • Clinical Workshops covering both patient-related and business-related topics
  • Tuesday lunch-time Brown Bag Report session during which three to four challenging cases will be presented and an expert panel will discuss their approach to diagnosis and treatment
  • Tuesday evening poster presentations featuring case-reports by individuals in clinical training programs
  • Sessions covering important topics for today’s clinician including health care reform, upcoming changes to the ICSD, DME and integrated practice, and more
  • Keynote Address by National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Member Mark Rosekind, PhD, entitled From Bench to Planes, Trains and Automobiles: How Sleep Science Can Enhance Transportation Safety

SLEEP 2012 will be held June 9–13, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. Visit for the latest meeting information and to register before space fills up in our most popular ticketed sessions! Information about postgraduate courses, meet the professor sessions, lunch debates, registration and hotel reservations can now be found at the meeting’s website at; a full Preliminary Program will be available in February. Questions may be directed to the APSS meeting department by emailing or by calling 630-737-9768.