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Saturday, September 21, 2019
8:30am - 4:30pm
VANCOUVER, BC: WUN-HF Education Day
Understanding Narcolepsy and Hypersomnia: Insights and Perspectives
This free event is open to everyone!
HF is collaborating with Wake Up Narcolepsy to hold an Education Day on Saturday, September 21st in Vancouver, B.C. at Sleep Expo 2019:
This one day conference is for people with narcolepsy and/or idiopathic hypersomnia, their families, educators, clinicians and researchers. Leading experts will be sharing their latest research on treatment options, impact of narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia, comorbidity and how to live a full life with narcolepsy and hypersomnia.
This special Education Day is in collaboration with the Hypersomnia Foundation and World Sleep. This will offer a unique opportunity for people with narcolepsy and/or idiopathic hypersomnia to mix and mingle with sleep doctors, clinicians and researchers from World Sleep 2019. It takes place during the first-ever Sleep Expo through World Sleep 2019, a full scientific congress on sleep medicine and research.
Presentations from Dr. Thomas Scammell, Dr. Brian Murray, Dr. Yves Dauvilliers, Kelsey Biddle, Dr. Indra Narang, and Shelly Weiss will address pertinent sleep disorder issues including mental health, transitional care, lifestyle, current research and treatment. There will also be special breakout panel discussions focusing on narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia.
By registering for Wake Up Narcolepsy Education Day at Sleep Expo 2019, you will ALSO have access to Sunday, September 22, 2019 Sleep Expo Program– including Public Lecture Series, Facilitator-Led Discussion, and Sleep-Related Author Tables.
Registration is free – click on this link and scroll all the way to the bottom to find the ORANGE “Register” button: https://www.wakeupnarcolepsy.org/education-day/