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.

Sleep DownUnder 2014

Oral Sleep Medicine Course 2014

Latest News

  • Sleep apps may leave you sleepless, health experts warn

    3rd Mar 15

    "Pouring over data on your sleep can be fun and may even shed some light on how you sleep, but there can be a downside," says Dr Siobhan Banks, a Senior Researcher at the Sleep Health Foundation.

    “These monitors might give you false reassurance or worse still, more anxiety about not getting 'enough' sleep that can lead to yet more troubles with sleeping."

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  • Shift workers pay a heavy price for abnormal sleep patterns

    2nd Mar 15

    Australian researchers believe there could be a link between night work and obesity, and are using a time isolation facility to test their theory.

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  • Alcohol and Sleep

    19th Jan 15

    Having a drink before bedtime might make you fall asleep a little faster. But the sleep you get after imbibing may not be so restful, finds a new paper in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.

    Building upon earlier research, Christian Nicholas and his colleagues at the University of Melbourne found that alcohol just before sleep can lead to poorer quality slumber.

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