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Register for the AAST 2018 Annual Meeting

AAST is excited to share that the AAST 2018 Annual Meeting will take place September 28 - 30, at The Westin Indianapolis.

The Annual Meeting is an entire conference created by your fellow sleep professionals that will provide practical information and knowledge delivered through 3 thought-provoking keynote speakers, 2 distinguished lecturers and various breakout sessions focused on hot topics and trends within the sleep industry. On top of that, we will be offering 20 AAST and AARC continuing education credits to help you maintain your certification and stay abreast of trends within the sleep field. 

                                                      Registration Information


  Regular Registration
(After August 3, 2018)
AAST Member $325 
Non-Member $475 
AAST Member Add-Ons  $50
Non-Member Add-Ons  $75  

Register for the AAST 2018 Annual Meeting

Registration Inclusions
AAST Annual Meeting registration includes access to all education sessions and networking events.

Registration does not include access to a pre-conference session or the Philips Dinner Reception. AAST members wishing to attend a pre-conference session or the Phillips Dinner Reception are required to add each event onto their registration for a $50 fee per add-on (as space allows). Non-members are required to add each event onto their registration for a $75 fee per add-on (as space allows).

Schedule at a Glance

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Pre-Conference Sessions

Pre-Registration Required

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Opening Keynote: Unlock Your Sleep Potential

Colleen Lance, MD

2:10 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.

Distinguished Lecture: Sleep Medicine: Past, Present and Future

Meir Kryger, MD, FRCPC

3:20 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

See educational session details below

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Short Topic Sessions

See educational session details below

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Opening Reception

Location: Exhibit Hall

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Women in Sleep: Dinner Reception and Forum with Philips Respironics

Pre-Registration Required

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Keynote: Leadership's Calling®

Henry Givray

9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Breakout Sessions

See educational session details below

10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Tradeshow and Bite-Sized Learning Presentations

See educational session details below

11:45 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

See educational session details below

1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Distinguished Lecture: Advanced PAP Therapies

Teofilo Lee-Chiong, MD

2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Tradeshow and Bite-Sized Learning Presentations

See educational session details below

4:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Panel Sessions

See educational session details below

5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Membership Meeting

See event details

9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

Blues Night

See event details

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Breakout Sessions

See educational session details below

9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Panel Sessions

See educational session details below

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

See educational session details below

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Closing Keynote: Goals are Dreams with Deadlines

Mary Smith


Session Details

Keynote Speakers

Distinguished Lecturers

Networking Events


Women in Sleep: Dinner 
Reception and Forum
Philips Respironics

Friday, September 28
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

(Pre-registration required)

2018 is the year of the woman. There are many
stories about women who have overcome
difficulties in life and shown great strength and
determination to succeed. Their stories inspire
all to never give up, to endure no matter the
odds. If you are a woman or there is a woman in
your life that you care about, this symposium is
for you. Join us we celebrate women who have
been successful clinicians, entrepreneurs and
leaders in this amazing profession we all love
called sleep technology.

AAST Blues Night

Saturday, September 29
9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

The Slippery Noodle Inn, 327 S. Meridian
St., Indianapolis, IN 46225

In AAST tradition, we invite you to join us for a
night of networking, music and fun at our Blues
Night celebration, taking place at the Slippery
Noodle. Drink tickets for this event will be
provided at the door. Don’t forget to pick up
your sunglasses at the AAST Booth and wear
them when you arrive.


Justify Your Attendance

 AAST has created a downloadable justification letter that you can use to
proactively begin conversations with your supervisor  to discuss your attendance.

Download the Justification Letter

Hotel & Travel Information


AAST has secured room blocks at both the Westin Indianapolis and the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis.

Please make your room reservations by Friday, August 31 to secure a discounted room.  Rooms are limited and may sell out. Reservations can fluctuate. Please check back for availability if your preferred room nights are not available at the time of booking.

Westin Indianapolis
 241 W Washington St,
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317.262.8100

Room Rate: $154.00 single/double

Book Your Room at the Westin

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
1 S Capitol Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317.632.1234

Room Rate: $249.00 single/double

Book Your Room at the Hyatt

Parking Information

Self-parking and valet parking are both available at the Westin Indianapolis. AAST receives a 25% discount off of self-parking only. Self-parking discount stickers will be available at the front desk for those staying at the Westin. The sticker will provide a discounted the rate when placed in the card reader in the garage. There are pay stations on both levels of the garage, and it is a pay on foot facility.

There are no in and out privileges for self-parking. Rates for self-parking are subject to change by the parking management company without notice. Special event rates may be charged to guests who self-park during events at the Indiana Convention Center or Lucas Oil Stadium. Because the hotel is located downtown, parking is limited and subject to availability. Oversized vehicles cannot be accommodated; however, we can recommend alternative parking locations upon your arrival.

  • Valet Outside Parking – $45 per day (includes in and out privileges) All valet parking charges can be billed to
    your guest room.
  • Day/Self Outside Parking – $40 - $45 per day (does not include in and out privileges)
  • Hours of Operation - 24 hours
  • Covered Parking – Yes
  • Maximum Vehicle Height – 2.1 meters/ 6.89 feet

Become a Sponsor or Exhibitor

Discover an Engaged Audience of Sleep-Care Professionals

Whether your company is interested in strengthening relationships with current customers or meeting prospective customers, the AAST 2018 Annual Meeting allows you to connect with an intimate community of sleep technologists and allied healthcare providers who are looking to hear about the latest products and solutions within the sleep field to bring back to their sleep laboratories and institutions.

2018 Sponsorship and Exhibitor Prospectus

2018 Exhibitor Contract and Application

2018 Sponsorship Contract and Application

View the 2018 Exhibitor Floor Plan

2018 Rules and Regulations 

Information for Current Exhibitors 

Exhibitor Resources Page

Show Management Contact Information

Stuart Lawry, Exhibits and Sponsorship Sales

Mery Gerth, Exhibits and Sponsorship Fulfillment

     Thank You to Our Sponsors and Exhibitors

American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACP)

BioHealth Laboratory

Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT)

BRAEBON Medical Corporation

Cadwell Laboratories, Inc.

Dymedix Diagnostics, Inc.


Fisher & Paykel Healthcare

Inspire Medical (Inspire Sleep)

Itamar Medical


MVAP Medical Supplies, Inc.

Natus Neurology Incorporated


Oregon Institute of Technology


Oventus Medicial

Philips Respironics


ResMed Corp

SleepSense /SLP


Weaver and Co.



2018 Annual Meeting Sponsors

Platinum Supporter Members

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Silver Supporter Members

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Bronze Supporter Member