SRSF Industry Advisory Council Annual Summit

The SRSF Industry Advisory Council is an annual half-day scientific meeting, held in conjunction with the APSS meeting. Qualifying corporate partners and key opinion leaders in the sleep and circadian sciences are invited to this exclusive event to discuss issues, share research ideas and techniques, and brainstorm potential solutions to the challenges impacting the sleep and circadian fields. The inaugural event will be held in San Antonio at the APSS meeting on June 9, 2019.

Date and Location

  • Sunday, June 9, 2019, from 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
  • Grand Hyatt
    • 600 East Market Street in San Antonio, Texas
    • Room – Presidio AB

Meeting Overview

Discussion will include two major themes:

  1. Current state of the science & clinical practice
  2. Future research to advance science & clinical practice.

Potential discussion topics are listed below:

1:00 – 1:10pm Welcome and Introductions
Kathryn Reid, PhD – SRSF President
1:10 – 1:50pm Sleep Apnea

  • Home Sleep Testing Challenges (e.g. TST Estimates, CHF, or Other Comorbidities)
  • Identifying Central Sleep Apnea
  • Treatment Alternatives to PAP and Their Role in OSA Management
  • Individualization of OSA Care
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (Pathophysiology)
1:50 – 2:30pm Idiopathic Hypersomnia

  • Establishing a Definitive Diagnosis
  • Subtypes, Pathophysiology, Comorbidities Treatment
  • Paradigms, including Timing of Treatment (age) and adherence
  • The Need for FDA-Approved Treatments
2:30 – 3:10pm Insomnia

  • Insomnia’s Effect on Comorbidities
  • Insomnia’s Effect on Patient-Reported Outcomes and Effect of Treatment
  • Access to CBT-I, Online and Mobile Treatments
3:10 – 4:00pm Narcolepsy

  • Differences in Etiology Based on Age of Onset
  • Role of Orexin/Hypocretin in Sleep-Wake Related Neurophysiology, Cognition & Pathophysiology
4:00 – 4:30pm Q&A and Closing Remarks
Kathryn Reid, PhD – SRSF President