The Hypersomnia Foundation is holding a Patient Education Meeting on Saturday, October 19th in Chicago at the Sheraton Suites O’Hare Hotel, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $25 and includes a buffet lunch. (Check back for registration link, coming soon.)
Registered event attendees are invited to attend a free Meet & Greet socializing hour planned for Friday evening (October 18th) at the venue hotel.
HF is holding a limited block of rooms at the Sheraton Suites O’Hare Hotel at the rate of $115/night. This rate will be available both Friday, October 18th and Saturday, October 19th.
Special Q & A with Dr. David B. Rye of Emory University, moderated by Betsy Ashcraft, HF Board Member: An interactive session on the hypersomnolence sleep disorders: IH, narcolepsy and Kleine-Levin
Dr. Thien Thanh Dang-Vu, Concordia University (Montreal): Beyond Sleepy: Structural and Functional Changes of the Default-Mode Network in Idiopathic Hypersomnia
Dr. David Plante, University of Wisconsin: Hypersomnolence and Depression
Sarah Beazley, HF Board Member: Interactive workshop: Getting Your Best Care
Amy Desmarais, HF Board Member: The Journey of Living with a Rare Sleep Disorder
Rebecca King, HF’s new Legislative Advocate and Board member, will share her advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C. and at NIH in Bethesda, where she has worked for increased funding for sleep disorder research.
This event will be similar to our Seattle Education Meeting, which was held in June.