Sleep Health & Safety Conference 2015

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Visit the World of Sleep Technology, as it Applies to the Prevention and Detection of Drowsy Driving

The National Sleep Foundation’s 2015 Sleep Health & Safety Conference will highlight the intersection between technological innovation and a ubiquitous safety hazard: drowsy driving. The Conference will cover the prevalence and dangers of drowsy driving, how fatigue research has influenced technology, industry perspective on drowsy driving and technology, and what stakeholders can expect in the future.

Register for SHS 2015!

When: Friday, November 6, 2015; 8:00 AM-4:00 PM EST
Where: Hilton McLean Tysons Corner – 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA 22102
Registration:  Please register here .

Early Bird Registration: $175 (until 8/31)

Regular Registration: $195 (9/1-9/30)

Late Registration: $215 (10/1-11/6)

NSF Contact: Jeff Evans ; 703-243-1753


Why You Should Attend:

  • Gain an understanding of the dangers and key trends of drowsy driving
  • Hear how safety, sleep and technology experts in major industries have approached drowsy driving and what's being done for the future.
  • Get a clear glimpse into innovations in safe driving.
  • Network with leading safety and public health officers across multiple industries and in academia.

Who Should Attend:

This program is intended for professionals in the following fields:

  • Public Health
  • Safety
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Transportation
  • Human Resources
  • Government / Public Policy
  • Sleep Research




Chair: Steven E. Lerman, MD, MPH

Occupational Health Manager

Clinical Center of Excellence & Americas South

Exxon Mobil Corporation




Laura K. Barger, PHD

Vice Chair: Laura K. Barger, Ph.D.

Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Associate Psysiologist, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders

Departments of Medicine and Neurology

Hilton McLean Tysons Corner