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Wednesday, October 4, 2023
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Human Basic
Track chair – Hans-Peter Landolt, Switzerland
09:00-09:30 Keynote talk – “SLMBR”, Sleep, Light, Melatonin and Biological Rhythms
Speaker: Christian Cajochen, Switzerland
Chair: Hans-Peter Landolt, Switzerland
09:30-10:00 Year in Review
Speaker: Bernhard Staresina, UK
Chair: Adriana Michalak, Italy
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30 Joint session – ESRS – British Sleep Society (BSS) – European Biological Rhythms Society (EBRS)

Co-Chairs: Erna Sif Arnardottir, Iceland (ESRS) and Vikki Revell, UK (BSS)
Circadian health in a public health and safety context
Shantha Wilson Rajaratnam, Australia (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia)
Daylight Savings Time: the European perspective
Malcolm von Schantz, UK (Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK)
Science Communication in an Era of “Alternative Facts”
Catia Reis, Portugal (University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal)
11:30-12:30 Human Basic Oral session
Chair: Nayantara Santhi, UK
Crosstalk of cortical and cardiac slow oscillations in humans and mice
Christian Mikutta, UK
Functional activity of the human locus coeruleus in the wake-sleep transition measured with concurrent EEG-fMRI
Florentine Klepel, Germany
Individual factors associated with dream recall and content: exploiting Somnieve, an extensive multimodal dream database
Valentina Elce, Italy
Seasonality of Human Sleep: PSG in Urban Neuropsychiatric Patients
Katy Sarah Weihrich, Germany
Subjective experiences during anesthetic–induced unresponsiveness and non-rapid eye movement sleep in healthy male subjects
Katja Valli, Finland
Effects of calibrated changes in light colour along the blue-yellow dimension on the human circadian clock and sleep
Christine Blume, Switzerland
12:30-13:00 Poster viewing and Lunch
Animal Basic
Track chair – Vladyslav Vyazovskiy , UK
14:00-14:30 Keynote talk: Role of sleep in metabolic homeostasis
Speaker: Amita Sehgal, USA
Chair: Vladyslav Vyazovskiy, UK
14:30-15:00 Update on glymphatic transport during sleep
Speaker: Maiken Nedergaard, Denmark
Chair: Pierre-Hervé Luppi, France
15:00-15:30 Break
15:30-16:30 Joint session – ESRS – Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS)

What can we learn about mechanisms and functions of sleep from different model organisms and systems?
Brief introduction / welcome: Vladyslav Vyazovskiy, UK (ESRS), Antoine Adamantidis, Switzerland (FENS-EJN)
Round table discussion
Umberto Olcese, The Netherlands (mathematical modelling, AI)
Mojtaba Bandarabadi, Switzerland (sleep in a dish)
Dragana Rogulja, USA (Drosophila melanogaster)
Lior Appelbaum, Israel (zebrafish)
Charlotte Boccara, Norway (rodents)
Svenja Brodt, Germany (humans)
16:30-17:30 Animal Basic Oral session
Chair: Alessandro Silvani, Italy and Pierre-Hervé Luppi, France
Adolescent chronic sleep restriction has short and long-lasting effects on alcohol drinking and behaviours in msP rats
Oluwatomisin Faniyan, Italy
Aging-related modification of sleep pattern in orexin-knockout narcoleptic mice
Stefano Bastianini, Italy
Dynamic interaction of pontine cholinergic and GABAergic neurons during REM sleep
PierreHugues Prouvot, Switzerland
In vivo effects of orexin on sleep-wake states in mice: the role of cortical layer 6B
Elise Meijer, UK
Orexin mediates neuromodulation during sleep
Gianandrea Broglia, Switzerland
Sleep regulation by morpho-functional modulation of astrocytes
Armelle Rancillac, France
17:30-19:00 Joint effort of the BRPT and ESST

An Interactive Scoring Experience Jointly presented by the European Society of Sleep Technologists and the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists
During this 90 minute session the ESST and BRPT will each briefly introduce and explain the relevance of their societies. They will then embark on a thrilling interactive journey through the scoring of Sleep Stages, Respiratory Events and Other physiological phenomena. After each interactive experience there will be a discussion eventually leading to the correct decision-making action with the aim of continuing education. Please make sure that you join us for this fun and unique event.
Introduction to the Panel
BRPT introduction
ESST introduction
1st Set – Snooze Score Spectacular
2nd Set – Respirolympics
3rd set – Rhythm Quest Championships
Final Comments and Closure
Carlos Teixeira, Paolo Matrigiani, Caroline Blankvoort, Ian Duncan, Margret Verspaandonk, Lizzie Hill, Nikolopoulos Apostolis, Kenan Hoelke, Andrea Ramberg, Amber Allen and Eduardo Hernandez
19:00-19:10 Day 1 – Closing remarks
Thursday, October 5, 2023
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Track chairs – Dirk Pevernagie, Belgium
09:00-09:30 Keynote talk – CPAP for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea. For whom and when?
Speaker: Silke Ryan, Ireland
Chair: Dirk Pevernagie, Belgium
09:30-10:00 Year in Review
Speaker: Johan Verbraecken, Belgium
Chair: Winfried Randerath, Germany 
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30 Joint session – ESRS – European Respiratory Society (ERS)
  Chairs: Sophia Schiza, Greece and Dirk Pevernagie, Belgium
Addressing residual sleepiness in treated OSA
Marisa Bonsignore, Italy
Diagnosis and management of comorbid insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea (COMISA)
Hennie Janssen, The Netherlands
Concluding remarks
11:30-12:30 Respiratory Oral session
Chair: Özen Kacmaz Basoglu, Turkey, Sebastian Baillieul, France
  Exploring the impact of obstructive sleep apnea and its treatment on DNA methylation and epigenetic aging
Laetitia S. Gaspar, Portugal
Obstructive sleep apneas are highly prevalent in a mouse model of CDKL5 deficiency disorder
Gabriele Matteoli, Italy
Prediction of obstructive sleep apnoea in children with down syndrome
Poornima R. Wijayaratne, Australia
Searching for peripheral biomarkers of disease severity and neurodegeneration in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a preliminary study
Riccardo Cremascoli, Italy
Sleep-disordered breathing and prognosis after ischemic stroke: it is not apnea-hypopnea index that matters
Lyudmila Korostovtseva, Russia
The deficiencies of epworth sleepiness scale in the evaluation of subjective sleepiness in subjects with obstructive sleep apnea and related factors
Canan Gunduz Gurkan, Turkey
12:30-13:00 Break
13:00-14:00 Nox Medical Lunch symposium
Track chair – Tiina Paunio, Finland
14:00-14:30 Keynote talk: Sleep health, insomnia and mental health in the life-span.
Speaker: Chiara Baglioni, Italy/Germany
Chair: Tiina Paunio, Finland
14:30-15:00 Year in Review
Speaker: Dieter Riemann, Germany
Chair: Laura Palagini, Italy
15:00-15:30 Break
15:30-16:30 Joint session – ESRS – European Psychiatric Association (EPA)

Chairs: Tiina Paunio, Finland and Andrea Fiorillo, Italy
Disease pathway in insomnia
Laura Palagini, Italy
Is insomnia an anxiety disorder
Rick Wassing, Australia
Do sleep interventions affect anxiety symptoms?
Christoph Nissen, Switzerland
16:30-17:30 Psychiatry Oral session
Chair: Nick Meyer, UK
  A Behavioural Intervention to Improve Sleep and Mental Health in Adolescent Depression
Chiara Castiglione-Fontanellaz, Switzerland
Circadian phase tailored light therapy in primary chronic insomnia. A randomised control trial study
Riccardo Cremascoli, Italy
Group-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy versus waiting list in the treatment of insomnia in primary care: study protocol for a pragmatic, multicentre randomized controlled trial
Maria Hrozanova, Norway
Sleep Disorders in Dry Eye Disease
Karol Enrique Uscamaita Amaut, Spain
The Acute Effects Of Different Light Modalities On Alertness And Cognitive Performance: A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis
Jana Harenbrock, Germany
The Effect of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) on sleep and insomnia : A Systematic Review
Komal Sharma, India
17:30-19:00 European Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (EADSM) Session

Chairs: Miche de Meyer, Belgium and Dirk Pevernagie, Belgium
  Can Orthodontic Treatment in Children help prevent OSAS in Adulthood
Liselotte Sonnesen, Denmark
Role of Dentist`s in the medical diagnosis of OSAS
Maria Clotilde Carra, France
Relation Bruxism towards Insomnia and OSAS
Gilles Lavigne, Canada
19:00-19:10 Day 2 – Closing remarks
Friday, October 6, 2023
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Track chairs – Giuseppe Plazzi, Italy & Samson Khachatryan, Armenia
09:00-10:00 Neurology Oral session
Chair: Jari Gool, The Netherlands and Lucie Barateau, France
Associations between NREM sleep delta sub-bands activities and multimodal neuroimaging in cognitively unimpaired older adults
Pierre Champetier, France
Chronobiotic Use of Melatonin Improves DaT-Binding in iRBD
Dieter Kunz, Germany
Dopamine Integrity Imaging of Parkinson’s disease and Rem Sleep Behavior Disorder
Rune Frandsen, Denmark
Prognostic biomarkers in prodromal α-synucleinopathies: DAT binding and REM sleep without atonia
Dieter Kunz, Germany
Reduced numbers of corticotropin-releasing hormone neurons in narcolepsy type 1
Ling Shan, The Netherlands
Spindle trains are associated with cognitive performance in patients with Parkinson’s disease
Soraya Lahlou, Canada
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30 Joint session – ESRS – European Academy of Neurology (EAN)

Chairs: Giuseppe Plazzi, Italy and Evelina Pajediene, Lithuania
Interactive clinical cases session
Female with numbness and fatigue
Stefan Seidel, Austria
Nocturnal bumps and jumps – parasomnia or epilepsy?
Evelina Pajediene, Lithuania
Kicks and punches during sleep in Parkinson’s Disease – not always RBD
Luca Baldelli, Italy
11:30-12:00 Keynote talk: Hypersomnolence: what have we learned from narcolepsy?
Speaker: Gert-Jan Lammers, The Netherlands
Chair: Giuseppe Plazzi, Italy
12:00-12:30 Year in Review
Speaker: Ambra Stefani, USA
Chair: Samson Khachatryan, Armenia
12:30-13:00 Break
13:00-14:00 Lunch
Public Health
Track chair – Erna Sif Arnardottir, Iceland
14:00-14:30 Keynote talk: Health benefits of improving sleep and circadian disruption
Speaker: Martin Rutter, UK
Chair: Erna Sif Arnardottir, Iceland
14:30-15:00 Year in Review
Speaker: Annemarie Luik, The Netherlands
Chair: Sergio Garbarino, Italy
15:00-15:30 Break
15:30-16:30 Joint session – ESRS – World Sleep Society (WSS)
Co-Chairs: Damien Leger, France (ESRS) and Phyllis Zee , USA (WSS)
Digital applications to treat insomnia: a gamechanger for general insomnia care?
Dieter Riemann, Germany
Sleep health disparities and health equity
Kristen Knutson, USA
Environmental and social determinants of sleep
Chandra Jackson, USA
Implications of shift work: A health and safety perspective
Fran Pilkington-Cheney, UK
16:30-17:30 Public Health Oral session
Chairs: Joanna Schwarz, Sweden and Sogol Javaheri, USA
Coping with COVID-symptoms: A focus on sleep, alcohol-use and mental health problem. A longitudinal study
Mark Lawrence Wong, Hong Kong, SAR of China
Impact of age and sex on sleep symptom networks on 35,808 individuals of the “Réseau Morphée”
Christophe Gauld, France
Impact of traffic noise and pink noise masking on sleep fragmentation and metabolic function
Michael G. Smith, Sweden
Interactive Intervention for Sleep Improvement: The Vitoria Sleep Smart City Project
Salvador Delis Gómez, Spain
Intra-familial longitudinal associations of sleep characteristic between 3- and 60-months postpartum in the SEPAGES cohort
Mihyeon Kim, France
What do women mean by poor sleep? A large study with polysomnography, inflammation, depression, anxiety, and fatigue
Torbjörn Åkerstedt, Sweden
17:30-19:00 Special Session Presented by the ESRS Paediatric Subcommittee Sleep Disordered Breathing on the Verge of Different Paediatric Subspecialities
Sleep disordered breathing on the verge of different paediatric subspecialities
Chairs: Barbara Gnidovec Strazisar, Slovenia and Karen Spruyt, France
Challenges in the Diagnosis and Management of Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children.
Athanasios Kaditis, Greece
Sleep Disorderes Breathing in Children – Pulmonologist perspective
Oscar Sans Capdevila, Spain
Sleep Disorderes Breathing in Children – ENT perspective
Marjolein van Looij, The Netherlands
19:00-19:10 Day 3 – Closing remarks