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Call for Abstracts 2013

National Sleep Foundation
Sleep Health & Safety 2013
Call for Abstracts


Important Dates
September 4, 2012     Online abstract submission site opens
November 9, 2012     Deadline for abstract submission
December 14, 2012    Notification of abstract acceptance or rejection

The National Sleep Foundation will host the annual Sleep Health & Safety 2013 on March 1-2, 2013 at the Gaylord National Hotel in National Harbor, Maryland in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The National Sleep Foundation invites researchers to submit abstracts in the area of sleep health and safety.

The Sleep Health & Safety 2013 is a national conference that brings together hundreds of motivated sleep health care professionals, including sleep medicine doctors, sleep technicians, respiratory therapists, allied health professionals from the sleep community as well as primary care practitioners.  This annual one and a half day meeting coincides with the National Sleep Foundation’s National Sleep Awareness Week™ and the release of the annual Sleep in America Poll results which reveal Americans’ attitudes and behaviors about sleep. Throughout the conference, the Exhibit Hall will feature the latest products and services from a variety of companies in the sleep field.

The Health Care Professional track is intended for practicing clinicians and the Public Health and Safety track is targeted for professionals in the sleep health and safety communities. Leaders in state and federal government, school and public health, occupational medicine, transportation, industry, and academia will discuss the state-of-the-art in protecting Americans from the consequences of fatigue and untreated sleep disorders.

Poster Topics

Authors are required to select a topic from the list below and abstracts should be limited to the list below.  The National Sleep Foundation reserves the right to assign abstracts to new topic areas.  The poster presentation will showcase research on sleep science and its association to public policy and related topics, including:

A. Alertness Monitoring/Measurement
B. Chronic Sleep Restriction
C. Drowsy Driving
D. Fatigue and Performance
E. Jet Lag / Travel
F. Learning, Memory & Cognition
G. Memory Consolidation

H. Public Policy
I. School Start Times

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