Past Conferences

Sleep DownUnder 2011

Sydney Convention Centre, 27-29 October 2011

Sleep DownUnder 2012

Darwin Convention Centre, 10-13 October 2012

Oral Sleep Medicine Course 2011

Sydney Convention Centre, 24-26 October 2011

sleep in Aotearoa

University of Otago Conference Centre, Wellington 4-5 May 2012

Sleep DownUnder 2013

Brisbane Convention Centre, 17-19 October 2013

Oral Sleep Medicine Course 2013

Brisbane Convention Centre, 14-16 October 2013

Sleep and OSA Surgery Dissection Course

Dissection Laboratory, University of Queensland 17-18 October 2013

Sleep in Aotearoa

The ASA and ASTA New Zealand Sleep Meeting was held on the 9th and 10th May 2013 at the Otago University Wellington Conference Centre.

Latest News

  • Losing sleep kills brain cells

    21st Mar 14

    Not getting enough sleep could cause up to 25 percent of certain brain cells to die, according to US scientists.

    The team from the University of Pennsylvania kept lab mice awake to simulate working night shifts, giving them three days with only four to five hours sleep per 24 hours.

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  • World Sleep Day – Friday 14th March - Targets Children

    13th Mar 14

    ASA & SHF Media Release for World Sleep Day

    "You need a good night's sleep if you want to grow strong, think clearly and feel good," says sleep researcher Dr Sarah Biggs, coordinator of the event co-hosted by the Australasian Sleep Association and Sleep Health Foundation.

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  • The upslope of nocturnal melatonin profiles

    10th Feb 14

    A Flinders University study compared nocturnal melatonin profiles of individuals with Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder and normal sleepers during a 22-hour modified constant routine involving constant bed rest in dim light (<10 lux). 

     

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