PROGRAM: Nordic sleep Conference 2021

Thursday May 27 | Friday May 28
 
- 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 in Psychiatric Disorders

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 - Part I

 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 - Part II

 

         
FRIDAY 28 May

Platform will open from 09:00

10:00 - 11:30

JAZZ PHARMACEUTICALS – DIAMOND PARTNER SYMPOSIUM
EDS in OSA and Narcolepsy

This session is intended for physicians only as per the Finnish Pharma Code of Ethics on Marketing of Prescription Medicine. A link to the full product resume is available at the Jazz Pharmaceuticals virtual booth.

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 (DK)

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 (FI)
• Selenium and RLS - Jan Ulfberg (SE)
• Comorbididites and Consequences of NREM Parasomnias - Natalia Suhak (DK)
• Sleep Talking as a Predictor of Severe Alphasynucleinopathy - Eemil Partinen (FI)
• Morbidity, Mortality and Conversion to Neurodegenerative Diseases in Patients with REM Sleep Behavior Disorder and REM Sleep Without Atonia - Cresta Asah (DK)

THURSDAY
11:15 - 12:45

OSA - SOMETHING MORE THAN AHI - Chaired by Erna Sif Arnadottir (IS) & Tarja Saaresranta (FI)
• 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 (FI) and Birgitte Rahbek Kornum (DK)
The Role of Microglia in Sleep - Henna-Kaisa Wigren (FI)
Genetic Analysis of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Discovers a Strong Association with Cardiometabolic Health - Satu Strausz (FI)
Genome-wide Association Analyses of Chronotype in 697,828 Individuals Provides Insights into Circadian Rhythms - Samuel Jones (FI)
Insomnia as a Risk Factor for Chronic Pain - Martin Broberg (FI)
The Evolutionary Conserved MicroRNA MIR-137 Plays a Role in the Regulation of Sleep Duration - Anja Holm (DK)

THURSDAY
13:45 - 15:15

PEDIATRIC - Chaired by Erna Sif Arnardottir (IS) & Outi Saarenpää-Heikkilä (FI)
• Pediatric Osas - The Overview - Erna Sif Arnardottir (IS)
• DB in Young Children - Saara Markkanen (FI)
• Traditional PSG vs Self-applied EEG in Pediatric Studies - Samu Kainulainen (FI)
• Treating Paediatric Sleep Apnea in a Large University Hospital in Norway - Torkil Benterud (NO)

THURSDAY
13:45 - 15:15

CBT-I - Chaired by Jerker Hetta & Anne Huutoniemi (FI)
• European Guidelines - Susanna Jernelov (SE)
• Digital CBT-I - Øystein Vedaa (NO)
• Internet vs Face-to-Face CBT - Experiences from Sweden - Erik Hedman-Lagerlöf (SE)
• Delivering CBT-I to People with Schizophrenia - Tuula Tanskanen (FI)

15:15 - 15:30

Break & Exhibition

THURSDAY
15:30 - 17:00

OSAS AND COMORBIDITY - Chaired by Poul Jennum (DK) & Ulla Anttalainen (FI)
• Does Cpap Prevent Mortality In Osas? - Karri Utriainen (FI)
• Insomnia Comorbid with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (Comisa) - Bjørn Bjorvatn (NO)
• Osas and Cancer - Ulla Anttalainen (FI)
• Welfare Burden of Osa - Implication of Eds - Poul Jennum (DK)
• Icoss – Harmonized Datasets in Sleep – Relations To Covid-19 - Markku Partinen (FI)

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 -Miia Seppänen
• 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 (NO) & Erve Sõõru (EE)
• What is OMT? - Hanna Mäkinen (FI)
• OMT in Pediatric OSA: Experiences from Studies in Vietnam and Estonia - Triin Jagomägi (EE)
• Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (OMT) for Sleep Disordered Breathing in Norway - Harald Hrubos-Strøm (NO)
• Bamsa - A New Tool for Screeing of Sleep Apnea - Riikka Huhta (FI)
• More Than Meets the Eye: Connections Between Ophthalmology and Sleep Medicine - Dr Katrin Sõnajalg (EE)

FRIDAY
10:00 - 11:30

JAZZ PHARMACEUTICALS – DIAMOND PARTNER SYMPOSIUM
• EDS IN OSA AND NARCOLEPSY
- Chaired by Markku Partinen
10:00 - 10:05 Welcome and Introduction - Professor Markku Partinen (FI)
10:05 - 10:25 EDS in Narcolepsy - Consultant, Berit Hjelde Hansen (NO)
10:20 - 10:45 Residual EDS – Does Phenotyping of OSA Patients Give Us Any Answer - Professor Tarja Saaresranta (FI)
10:45 - 11:05 Epidemiology and Consequences of Disorders with EDS - Professor Poul Jennum (DK)
11:05 - 11:25 Sunosi (Solriamfetol) – a New Treatment for EDS in Narcolepsy and OSA - Professor Yves Dauvilliers (FR)
11:25 - 11:30 Wrap Up - Markku Partinen

This session is intended for physicians only as per the Finnish Pharma Code of Ethics on Marketing of Prescription Medicine. A link to the full product resume is available at the Jazz Pharmaceuticals virtual booth.

11:30 - 11:45

Break & Exhibition

FRIDAY
11:45 - 13:15

SLEEP DURING WORKING LIFE – AND BEYOND - Chaired by Saana Myllyntausta & Johanna Garefelt
• Mismatch of Sleep and Work Arrangements among Research and Development Employees - Erve Sõõru
• 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

FRIDAY
11:45 - 13:15

NARCOLEPSY - DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC CHALLENGES - Chaired by Poul Jennum (DK) & Markku Partinen (FI)
• Cardiovascular Disorders in Narcolepsy - Poul Jennum (DK)
• New Proms to Measure Functioning in Narcolepsy and Hypersomnia - Tomi Sarkanen (FI)
• Diagnostic Value of Psg, Mslt and Actigraphy in Narcolepsy Type 1 and other Patients with Hypersomnolence - Eva Wiberg Torstensen (DK)
• Norwegian Narcolepsy Model – Pros and Cons - Stine Knudsen Heier (NO)
• Report From the Work of the National Group on Narcolepsy Treatment (NAG) Focusing Use and Economy of Natrium Oxibate and Pitolisant - Anne-Marie Landtblom (SE)
• Identification of POMT1 autoantigens in narcolepsy - Tobias Freitag (FI)

FRIDAY
11:45 - 13:15

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

13:15 - 14:15

Lunch Break & Exhibition

FRIDAY
14:15
- 15:45

YOUNG SCIENTISTS - Chaired by Frida Rångtell (SE) and Sonja Sulkava (FI)
• Children and Adolescents: Perceived and Objective Sleep Measures and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Chronic Diseases - Pernille Helms (DK)
• Doing Gender in Taxing Sleep: The Sleep Debt of Parents with Minor Children - Marit Rebane (EE)
• Title TBA - Hanna Ollila (FI)
• Prevalence and Risk Factors of Sleep Disturbances Among Women: A Nationwide Cohort Study in Iceland - Anna Bára Unnarsdóttir (IS)
• Narcolepsy Patients have Abnormal Brain Activation During Humor Processing – Searching for the Mechanisms Behind Cataplexy - Hilde Juvodden (NO)
• Adolescent Sleep: Comorbid Problems and Behavioral Treatment of Insomnia – Lie Åslund (SE)

FRIDAY
15:45 - 17:00

FUTURE THERAPIES IN OSA - Chaired by Ludger Grote (SE) & Adel Bachour (FI)
• CPAP -  A Therapy with Limitations of Efficacy and Outcome? - Jordan Cunningham (AUS)
• Is there a Phenotype Perfectly Suited for Mandibular Advancement? - Marie Marklund (SE)
• HNS – The Finnish Experience - Adel Bachour (FI)
• The Dawn of Pharmacological Therapy in OSA - Jan Hedner (SE)
• Time for Positional Therapy? - Philip Tönnesen (DK)

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 (FI) & Sami Myllymaa (FI)
• Deep Learning-Based Sleep Staging - Henri Korkalainen (FI)
• Clinical Use Of Self-Applied Somnography (SAS) - Sigríður Sigurðardóttir (IS)
• 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 (FI)
• Data-driven Arousal Analysis in Patients with Neurodegenerative Disease - Andreas Brink-Kjær (DK)

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