Monday, June 2, 2008

Welcome to the SLEEP 2008 Blog

Welcome to the official blog of the SLEEP 2008 22nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, a joint venture of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society.

More than 5,000
sleep specialists, sleep scientists, sleep technologists, allied health professionals and students are expected to attend SLEEP 2008 at the Baltimore Convention Center in downtown Baltimore, Md. Some attendees will arrive early for postgraduate courses on Saturday, June 7, and Sunday, June 8. Then the scientific program begins with the plenary session at 8 a.m. on Monday, June 9.

During the plenary session
Dr. J. Allan Hobson will give the keynote address on “Sleep, Dreaming and Consciousness – A New Paradigm.” Hobson is a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass.

The SLEEP Meeting blog will be updated daily with pre-meeting announcements up until Monday, June 9. Then live updates will be posted multiple times a day until the meeting ends at 12:15 p.m. on
Thursday, June 12.

If you’re unable to attend SLEEP 2008, then this blog will keep you up to date with breaking news and highlights from Baltimore.