Now Accepting Abstracts
Present your abstract to an international sleep medicine and research audience at World Sleep 2019 in Vancouver.

Submit research in any area of sleep medicine for inclusion as an oral abstract, poster abstract or young investigator presentation. All accepted abstracts are published in a  Sleep Medicine journal supplement.
Abstract Details
  • Authors given 13 minutes to summarize peer-reviewed research in a specific topic area
  • Presentations will be moderated by experts in the field
  • A brief question and answer time will conclude the session
  • Authors not selected to present an oral abstract given opportunity to present a poster

  • Authors present during one of three 90-minute poster abstract sessions
  • Posters can be presented at almost any stage of research
  • Poster abstracts provide an excellent opportunity for authors to discuss methods and findings with other professionals

  • Qualifying individuals must be 35-years-old or younger OR be less than 5 years post MD or PhD degree
  • Two tiers of Young Investigator Awards will be offered to qualifying individuals
  • First-tier award will provide the opportunity for up to 18 individuals to present their abstract during a special Young Investigator oral abstract session
  • Second-tier awards will be presented for the top ranked young investigator poster abstracts each day
  • Application deadline is June 15, 2019
First Announcement
Our First Announcement & Call for Science is available. Download or view online to explore :
  • Call for Science Details
  • Program Overview
  • Keynote Speakers & Topics
  • Course Overview
  • Daily Agenda at a Glance
  • Hotels, Vancouver Tours & Networking Opportunities
Key Dates

DECEMBER 1, 2018: Symposium submission deadline
DECEMBER 1, 2018: Oral & poster abstract submission begins
DECEMBER 1, 2018: Young or New Investigator application opens
JANUARY 31, 2019: Early acceptance abstract deadline
APRIL 30, 2019: Early registration rates end
JUNE 15, 2019: Oral and Young Investigator abstract deadline
AUGUST 1, 2019: Poster abstract deadline
AUGUST 15, 2019: Standard registration rates end
SEPTEMBER 20-25, 2019: World Sleep 2019 in Vancouver, Canada
World Sleep 2019 is organized by World Sleep Society and hosted by the Canadian Sleep Society . Members of either organization receive a discount on World Sleep congress registration. Become a member today .
World Sleep 2019 is an international forum inviting professionals to advance current
thinking, improve sleep health, and encourage prevention and treatment of sleep disorders. The congress will feature the most current, world-class scientific content in the field of sleep medicine and research. Learn how to present your work to an international audience .