PROGRAM: Nordic sleep Conference 2021

Thursday May 27 | Friday May 28
 
- Please note this is a Preliminary Program, and times and content are subject to change
- All times are local time in Finland (EEST)
 
THURSDAY 27 May

Platform will open from 09:00

10:00 - 10:30

OPENING CEREMONY

10:30 - 11:00

KEYNOTE
BRAIN FLUID TRANSPORT - REGULATION BY THE SLEEP-WAKE CYCLE

11:00 - 11:15

Break & Exhibition

11:15 - 12:45

Sleep & Psychiatry

Parasomnia / RLS

OSA - Something More Than AHI

12:45 - 13:45

Lunch Break & Exhibition

13:45 - 15:15

Sleep & Genetics - from Individual Variants to Disease Etiology

Pediatric

 CBT-I

15:15 - 15:30

Break & Exhibition

15:30 - 17:00

OSAS & Comorbidity

Sleep Deprivation and Sleepiness: New Approaches to Theory, Consequences and Methodological Challenges

Infants & Sleep

Free Communication

 17:00 - 17:15

Break & Exhibition

 17:15 - 18:45

Something New for Nursing and OSA?

Sponsored by ResMed.

Non-Conventional Treatments and New Areas in Sleep Medicine

Free Communication (Pediatrics)

 

         
FRIDAY 28 May

Platform will open from 09:00

10:00 - 11:30

JAZZ PHARMACEUTICALS – DIAMOND PARTNER SYMPOSIUM
Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in OSA and Narcolepsy

This session is intended for physicians only as per the Finnish Pharma Code of Ethics on Marketing of Prescription Medicine

11:30 - 11:45

Break & Exhibition

11:45 - 13:15

Sleep During Working Life – and Beyond

Narcolepsy - Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges

Oral Sleep Apnea Appliances and their Long-term Use of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

 

13:15 - 14:15

Lunch Break & Exhibition

14:15 - 15:45

YOUNG SCIENTISTS

15:45 - 17:00

Future Therapies in OSA

Circadian Rhythm Sleep-wake Disorders

Artificial Intelligence, Wearable Technology, and Sleep Medicine

 

17:00 - 17:15

Break & Exhibition

17:15 - 18:15

NORDIC CHAMPIONSHIP

18:15 - 18:30

Break & Exhibition

18:30 - 19:00

CLOSING CEREMONY
Including Best Young Scientist prize

         
PRESENTATION DETAILS

THURSDAY
10:00 - 10:30

OPENING CEREMONY
- Markku Partinen – Nordic Sleep Conference 2021, President
- Anu Muraja-Murro – Finnish Sleep Research Society (SUS), President
- Paula Risikko – Member of Parliament of Finland, Doctor in Health Sciences, Nurse

THURSDAY
10:30 - 11:00

KEYNOTE
• BRAIN FLUID TRANSPORT - REGULATION BY THE SLEEP-WAKE CYCLE - Maiken Nedergaard, Denmark

11:00 - 11:15

Break & Exhibition

THURSDAY
11:15 - 12:45

SLEEP & PSYCHIATRY - Chaired by Tiina Paunio and Berit Hansen 
• Disturbed sleep and circadian rhythm in psychiatric disorders - Tiina Paunio
• Disturbed sleep in children with psychiatric disorders - Berit Hansen
• Norway: Insomnia and personality - Ståle Pallesen
• Social zeitgebers in PTSD and depression - Hinuga Sandahl
• The potential of light in psychiatric care - Daniel Vethe
• CBT-I for comorbid insomnia and depression - Kerstin Blom

THURSDAY
11:15 - 12:45

PARASOMNIA / RLS - Chaired by Markku Partinen & Jan Ulfberg
• Sexsomnia and Lawsuits - Julia Korkman (Fin)
• Selenium and RLS - Jan Ulfberg (Swe)
• Comorbididites and Consequences of NREM Parasomnias - Natalia Suhak (Den)
• Sleep Talking as a Predictor of Severe Alphasynucleinopathy - Eemil Partinen (Fin)
• Morbidity, Mortality and Conversion to Neurodegenerative Diseases in Patients with REM Sleep Behavior Disorder and REM Sleep Without Atonia - Cresta Asah (Den)

THURSDAY
11:15 - 12:45

OSA - SOMETHING MORE THAN AHI - Chaired by Erna Sif Arnadottir (Ice) & Tarja Saaresranta (Fin)
• AHI - just counting the numbers? - Timo Leppänen
• Beyond AHI / TBA, what next? - Erna Sif Arnardottir
• Weight control during CPAP treatment - Miia Aro
• Is OSAS a risk factor for COVID-19? - Thijs Feuth

12:45 - 13:45

Lunch Break & Exhibition

THURSDAY
13:45 - 15:15

SLEEP & GENETICS - FROM INDIVIDUAL VARIANTS TO DISEASE ETIOLOGY - Chaired by Hanna M Ollila (Fin)and Birgitte Rahbek Kornum (Den)
The Role of Microglia in Sleep - Henna-Kaisa Wigren (Fin)
Genetic Analysis of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Discovers a Strong Association with Cardiometabolic Health - Satu Strausz (Fin)
Genome-wide Association Analyses of Chronotype in 697,828 Individuals Provides Insights into Circadian Rhythms - Samuel Jones (Fin)
Insomnia as a Risk Factor for Chronic Pain - Martin Broberg (Fin)
The Evolutionary Conserved MicroRNA MIR-137 Plays a Role in the Regulation of Sleep Duration - Anja Holm (Den)

THURSDAY
13:45 - 15:15

PEDIATRIC - Chaired by Erna Sif Arnardottir & Outi Saarenpää-Heikkilä
• Pediatric Osas - The Overview - Erna Sif Arnardottir (Ice)
• Pediatric Sleep - New Diagnostic Analysis - Marta Serwatko (Ice)
• DB in Young Children - Saara Markkanen (Fin)
• Traditional PSG vs Self-applied EEG in Pediatric Studies - Samu Kainulainen (Fin)
• Treating Paediatric Sleep Apnea in a Large University Hospital in Norway - Torkil Benterud (Nor)

THURSDAY
13:45 - 15:15

CBT-I - Chaired by Jerker Hetta, & Anne Huutoniemi
• European Guidelines - Heli Järnefelt
• Phone Applications? - Björn Bjorvatn
• CBT-I in Groups; Face to Face vs Web, Experiences from Finland - Anne Huutoniemi & Anna-Mari Aronen
• Internet Vs Face-to-Face CBT - Experiences from Sweden - Erik Hedman-Lagerlöf
• Delivering CBT-I to People with Schizophrenia - Tuula Tanskanen

15:15 - 15:30

Break & Exhibition

THURSDAY
15:30 - 17:00

OSAS AND COMORBIDITY - Chaired by Poul Jennum & Ulla Anttalainen
• Does Cpap Prevent Mortality In Osas? - Karri Utriainen
• Insomnia Comorbid with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (Comisa) - Erla Björnsdottir
• Osas and Cancer - Ulla Anttalainen
• Welfare Burden of Osa - Implication of Eds - Poul Jennum
• Icoss – Harmonized Datasets in Sleep – Relations To Covid-19 - Markku Partinen

THURSDAY
15:30 - 17:00

SLEEP DEPRIVATION AND SLEEPINESS: NEW APPROACHES TO THEORY, CONSEQUENCES AND METHODOLOGICAL CHALLENGES - Chaired by Göran Kecklund & Mikael Sallinen
• New Directions in Sleepiness Research - Mikael Sallinen
• Sleepiness as a Motivational Drive: A New Theoretical Framework Around Self-Reported Sleepiness as a Mechanistic Risk Factor for Adverse Health Outcomes - John Axelsson
• Job-Related Exhaustion: Novel Findings Related to Genetic Background - Sonja Sulkava
• Self-Reported Sleepiness and Driving: Methodological Issues and Beyond - Igor Radun

THURSDAY
15:30 - 17:00

INFANTS AND SLEEP - Chaired by Outi Saarenpää-Heikkilä & Juulia Paavonen
• Maternal Psychological Distress Symptoms Across the Perinatal Period and Infant Sleep Outcomes at 6 and 12 Months - Christine Parsons
• Presentation Of Child-Sleep - Outi Saarenpää-Heikkilä
• Night Awakening and Socioemotional Perception -  Tiina Mäkelä
• Sleep in Children with Brain Tumors - Line Pickering
• Sleep and Adhd - Hanna Huhdanpää

 17:00 - 17:15

Break & Exhibition

THURSDAY
17:15 - 18:45

SOMETHING NEW FOR NURSING AND OSA? - Chaired by Anders Broström & Satu Laine
• How Telemonitoring Can Support in Managing the Patient Therapy: from Setup to Ongoing Treatment - Speaker TBA
• How Can Practitioners Use Motivation, Attitude and Communication as Tools to Improve Cpap Use? - Anders Broström
• How a Psychiatric Nurse Can Help to Improve Cpap Compliance? - Juha Markkula
• Experience of Cpap Treatment During the Covid-19 Pandemic in Sweden - Jenny Theorell-Haglöw
• Cpap Initiation with the Help of Video Call - Armi Luukkonen

Sponsored by ResMed.

THURSDAY
17:15 - 18:45

NON-CONVENTIONAL TREATMENTS AND NEW AREAS IN SLEEP MEDICINE - Chaired by Harald Hrubos-Strøm (Nor) & Erve Sõõru (Est)
• What is OMT? - Hanna Mäkinen (Fin)
• OMT in Pediatric OSA: Experiences from Studies in Vietnam and Estonia - Triin Jagomägi (Est)
• Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (OMT) for Sleep Disordered Breathing in Norway - Harald Hrubos-Strøm (Nor)
• Bamsa - A New Tool for Screeing of Sleep Apnea - Riikka Huhta (Fin)
• More Than Meets the Eye: Connections Between Ophthalmology and Sleep Medicine - Dr Katrin Sõnajalg (Est)

FRIDAY
10:00 - 11:30

JAZZ PHARMACEUTICALS – DIAMOND PARTNER SYMPOSIUM
Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in OSA and Narcolepsy - Chaired by Markku Partinen

This session is intended for physicians only as per the Finnish Pharma Code of Ethics on Marketing of Prescription Medicine

11:30 - 11:45

Break & Exhibition

FRIDAY
11:45 - 13:15

SLEEP DURING WORKING LIFE – AND BEYOND - Chaired by Saana Myllyntausta & Johanna Garefelt
• Psychosocial Work Stressors and Sleep During Working Years - Paula Salo
• Psychosocial Work Stressors and Sleep in Retirement - Saana Myllyntausta
• Is Work Good or Bad for Sleep? - Johanna Garefelt
• Mismatch of Sleep and Work Arrangements among Research and Development Employees - Erve Sõõru

FRIDAY
11:45 - 13:15

NARCOLEPSY - DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC CHALLENGES - Chaired by Poul Jennum & Markku Partinen
• Cardiovascular Disorders in Narcolepsy - Poul Jennum
• New Proms to Measure Functioning in Narcolepsy and Hypersomnia - Tomi Sarkanen
• Diagnostic Value of Psg, Mslt and Actigraphy in Narcolepsy Type 1 and other Patients with Hypersomnolence - Eva Wiberg Torstensen
• Norwegian Narcolepsy Model – Pros and Cons - Stine Knudsen
• Report From the Work of the National Group on Narcolepsy Treatment (Nag) Focusing Use and Economy of Natrium Oxibate and Pitolisant - Landtblom

FRIDAY
11:45 - 13:15

ORAL SLEEP APNEA APPLIANCES AND THEIR LONG-TERM USE OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA - Chaired by Jan Hedner & Tuula Palotie
• Patients' Perspective of Oral Appliance Therapy - Marie Marklund
• Patient Selection for Oral Sleep Apnea Appliance - Tuula Palotie
• Mandibular Advancement Device Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Public Oral Health Services - Tiina-Riitta Vuorjoki-Ranta
• What is in the Pulse Wave ? - Grote
• Endotyping via the Sleep Study - Strassberger

13:15 - 14:15

Lunch Break & Exhibition

FRIDAY
14:15
- 15:45

YOUNG SCIENTISTS
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Speakers TBA

FRIDAY
15:45 - 17:00

FUTURE THERAPIES IN OSA - Chaired by Ludger Grote (Swe) & Adel Bachour (Fin)
• CPAP -  A Therapy with Limitations of Efficacy and Outcome? - Jordan Cunningham (Aus)
• Is there a Phenotype Perfectly Suited for Mandibular Advancement? - Marie Marklund (Swe)
• HNS – A Promising Therapy or just a Cost ? - Leif Bäck (Fin)
• The Dawn of Pharmacological Therapy in OSA - Jan Hedner (Swe)
• Time for Positional Therapy? - Philip Tönnesen (Den)

FRIDAY
15:45 - 17:00

CIRCADIAN RHYTHM SLEEP-WAKE DISORDERS - Chaired by Bjørn Bjorvatn & Mikko Härmä
• Sleep During Adolescence - Ingvild W. Saxvig
• Shift Work Disorder - Siri Waage
• Sleep Problems During Night Work - Mikko Härmä
• Social Jet Lag During the COVID-19 Pandemic - Jonathan Cedernæs
• Eveningness and Insufficient Sleep in Finland - Effect of Behavior and Genetic Score for Circadian Preference - Ilona Merikanto

FRIDAY
15:45 - 17:00

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY, AND SLEEP MEDICINE - Chaired by Timo Leppänen (Fin) & Sami Myllymaa (Fin)
• Deep Learning-Based Sleep Staging - Henri Korkalainen (Fin)
• Clinical Use Of Self-Applied Somnography (SAS) - Sigríður Sigurðardóttir (Ice)
• Obstructive Sleep Apnea Screening Using At-Home SpO2 Recordings and Machine Learning - Gonzalo Gutiérrez-Tobal (Spa)
• EEG Slow-Wave Activity in Evaluating Brain Function: Application to Anesthesia and Natural Sleep - Jukka Kortelainen (Fin)
• Data-driven Arousal Analysis in Patients with Neurodegenerative Disease - Andreas Brink-Kjær (Den)

17:00 - 17:15

Break & Exhibition

17:15 - 18:15

NORDIC CHAMPIONSHIP

18:15 - 18:30

Break & Exhibition

18:30 - 19:00

CLOSING CEREMONY
Including Best Young Scientist prize