Sunday Program


Sunday, September 22, 2019
Vancouver Convention Centre West, Room 109

Sleep Expo 2019 will be free, open to the public and will include the following programming:

Public Forum, World Narcolepsy Day Facebook Live Event
09:00AM – 10:15AM

How to know if you have a sleep disorder
Steve Carstensen, United States
Carrie Magnuson, United States
09:30AM – 10:00AM
Women and sleep: pregnancy to menopause
Melissa C. Lipford, United States
10:00AM – 10:30AM
Insomnia treatment and therapy options
Paul Glovinsky, United States
10:30AM – 11:00AM
My child can’t sleep: Managing sleep disorders in infants to adolescents
Lourdes DelRosso, United States
11:00AM – 11:30AM
Parkinson’s, dementia, and the elderly
Phyllis Zee, United States
11:30AM – 12:00PM
Break 12:00PM – 12:30PM
Sleep, insomnia, and depression
Charles Morin, Canada
12:30PM – 1:00PM
Why do I keep falling asleep? Narcolepsy management
Michael Thorpy, United States
1:00PM – 1:30PM
Why am I sleepy during the day? Hypersomnia management
David Rye, United States
1:30PM – 2:00PM
Restless legs syndrome causes and treatments
Richard Allen, United States
2:00PM – 2:30PM
Can my dentist help me sleep?
Fernanda Almeida, Canada
2:30PM – 3:00PM
Sleep apnea diagnosis and treatments
John Fleetham, Canada
3:00PM – 3:30PM
How sleep can affect your health
Virend Somers, United States
3:30PM – 4:00PM
Falling asleep at the wheel
Mark Howard, Australia
4:00PM – 4:30PM
Effect of sleep on sports performance and sports injury
Charles Samuels, Canada
4:30PM – 5:00PM
Sleep walking, night terrors, and nightmares
Antonio Zadra, Canada
5:00PM – 5:30PM
Discussion Group: Inaugural World Narcolepsy Day
Forum: Matt O’Neill, United Kingdom
Julie Flygare, Canada
Claire Crisp, United Kingdom
Eveline Honig, Canada
Rebecca King, United States
Mark Patterson, United States
5:30PM – 6:30PM

Vancouver Convention Centre West, Room 111-112 Foyer
11:45am – 5:15pm

Author Table: Sharon Moore, “Sleep Wrecked Kids: Helping Parents Raise Happy, Healthy Kids, One Sleep at a Time”
Sharon Moore, Australia
10:15AM – 10:45AM

10:45AM – 11:15AM

Author Table: Paul Glovinsky, “You Are Getting Sleepy: Lifestyle-Based Solutions for Insomnia”
Paul Glovinsky, United States
11:15AM – 11:45AM

11:45AM – 12:15PM

Author Table: Julie Flygare, “Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy”
Julie Flygare, Canada
12:15PM – 12:45PM

12:45PM – 1:15PM

Author Table: Claire Crisp, “Waking Matilda: A Memoir of Childhood Narcolepsy”
Claire Crisp, United Kingdom
1:15PM – 1:45PM

Inaugural World Narcolepsy Day Forum

Matt O’Neill, Narcolepsy UK
Julie Flygare, JD, Project Sleep
Claire Crisp, Wake Up Narcolepsy
Eveline Honig, MD, Narcolepsy Network
Rebecca King, Hypersomnia Foundation
Mark Patterson, MD, Day4Naps

Session description: To mark the inaugural World Narcolepsy Day, Sept 22, 2019, leaders of narcolepsy non-profit patient organizations will share programmatic highlights, best practices and key insights from the front lines. Clinicians, researchers and patient community members will learn about the latest resources from non-profit sector while also fostering new ideas for working together across disciplines to improve outcomes for people with narcolepsy across the world.

View the Saturday Program.