North East Sleep Society – 26th Annual Meeting

NESS 26th Annual Meeting, Tarrytown, NY March 30-31 2012

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Friday, March 30

10:00 AM : Registration
12:30 PM : Opening Remarks — Ana C. Krieger, MD, MPH & Michael Thorpy, MD
12:45 PM : Opening Session — Narcolepsy, pregnancy and the use of medications — Michael Thorpy, MD
1:30 PM : Shift Work and Circadian Rhythm — Charmane Eastman, PhD
2:15 PM : Time Use, Sleep Loss and Performance — Mathias Basner, MD, PhD, MSc
3:00 PM : Break
3:20 PM : Parasomnia — Mark Pressman, PhD
4:05 PM : Pediatric Sleep Issues — Carin Lamm, MD
4:35 PM : “Mandatory Home Sleep Testing” the Massachusetts Experience — Sandra Horowitz, MD
Panel discussion to follow including Stacia Sailer, MD and Stasia Wieber, MD
5:05 PM : Exhibits and Cocktail Reception (Cash Bar)
6:30 – 7:40 PM : Sleep Deprivation and Sleep Disorders in the Occupational Area-Where are we? What are the next steps?? (Dinner Lecture) — Allan Pack, MD
8:00 – 9:00 PM : Joint meeting of the NESS and Sleep Medicine State Societies Leadership — Lee Brooks, MD and Michael Thorpy, MD


Saturday, March 31

7:00 – 7:30 AM : Breakfast

Split Sessions — RPSGT
7:30 AM : CPAP Adaptation — Matt Ebben, PhD
8:15 AM : Recognition of epileptiform discharges and artifacts on polysomnographic studies — Nitin Sethi, MD
9:00 AM : CPAP/Bi-level/ASV Titration — Francoise Roux, MD, PhD

Split Sessions — MD
7:30 AM : Insomnia Management — Arthur Spielman, PhD
8:15 AM : Surgical Treatments of Sleep Apnea — Erich Voigt, MD
9:00 AM : RLS/PLMD Update — Melissa Nirenberg, MD, PhD

9:45 AM : Break — Exhibit Hall/Exhibits
10:00 AM : Stroke and CV Disease Update — Henry Klar Yaggi, MD
10:45 AM : When Problems Arise with CPAP — Meir Kryger, MD
11:15 AM : Lunch & Check-out
11:45 AM : Final Lecture with Boxed Lunch — Practicing Sleep Medicine in a Changing Environment — Ana C. Krieger, MD, MPH 
12:30 PM : Adjourn — Final Remarks
12:40 PM : Optional — Business Meetings of the Societies — President of each Society

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