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AAST 2019 Annual Meeting

A big thank you to all of those who attended The AAST 2019 Annual Meeting, held from September 6-8, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch!  Leading the Evolution in Sleep was a great success due to the engaged attendees, highly knowledgeable speakers, and generous sponsors. 

For those attendees who need to claim their Continuing Education Credits (CEC’s), AAST is using a web tool called Conferences i/o that will allow you track your attendance and submit session feedback.

How to Claim:

  • Create your unique Conferences i/o profile by clicking navigating to aast.cnf.io in your web browser on any mobile device.
  • Make sure you checked-in to each session you attend to claim your CEC’s for participating.
  • If you’d like to claim AARC CEC’s, be sure to include your AARC ID# - this will be different from your AAST ID#.
  • CEC certificates for everyone that completes their check-ins by Monday, September 9 will be circulated by Friday, September 13.
    • If you are an AAST member, your CEC certificate will appear in your AAST transcript by Friday, September 13.
    • If you are not an AAST member, your CEC certificate will be sent to you via email by Friday, September 13.
    • If you plan to claim AARC CEC’s, your AARC CEC certificate will be sent to you via email by Friday, September 13.
  • For more information, click here.

Session Handouts

Education session handouts are now available for download as PDFs. Only slides provided by speakers in advance are available, and only those who attended the Meeting will have access to the session handouts. 

Download Session Handouts





Schedule at a Glance

Friday, September 6

7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  AAST CCSH-Designated Education Program*
7:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Pre-Meeting Session: Scoring*
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.  Opening Keynote
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.  Keynote Session
3:15 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.  Panel and Breakout Sessions
5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Awards Ceremony
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Past President and Prestige Partner Reception
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall

Saturday, September 7

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.  Presidential Address and Keynote Session
9:40 a.m. - 10:40 p.m.  Breakout Sessions
10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Open
2:10 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.  Distinguished Lecture
3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Open 
4:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.  Panel Sessions
8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.  AAST Night

Sunday, September 8

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.  Early Bird Short Topic Session
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Keynote Session
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.  Panel Sessions
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Breakout Sessions and Case Studies
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.  Panel and Breakout Sessions
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.  Closing Keynote

*Pre-Registration Required.

Educational Session Details

Keynote and Featured Session Speakers

Sponsor and Exhibitor Information

The AAST Annual Meeting is an invaluable opportunity for you to reach more than 300 leaders in the sleep field including sleep technologists, sleep managers, sleep health educators and other healthcare professionals.

Meeting attendees are key decision makers on products and spending at their home institutions. Maximize your sales potential, expand product awareness and gain insight into the needs of your clients by connecting with Annual Meeting attendees.

Important Documents and Resources

Download the Prospectus

2019 Sponsorship and Exhibit Contract

2019 Annual Meeting Floorplan




AAST Annual Meeting Attendee Job Role

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Thank You to Our Sponsors and Exhibitors

2019 Annual Meeting Exhibitors

AAST EnsoData                                                                                                      Philips Respronics/ Philips Home Healthcare Solutions
Accreditation Commission for Health Care Fisher & Paykel Healthcare ResMed Corp
American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACP) General Sleep Corporation Respicardia, Inc.
Beep Sleep Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. S.L.P. Inc./SleepSense
BJC Healthcare-St Louis Children's Hospital Itamar Medical SenTec Inc.
Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) KEGO Serenity Sensors
BRAEBON Medical Corporation MVAP Medical Supplies, Inc. SOMNOmedics
Cadwell Industries, Inc. Natus Neurology Incorporated Somnoware Healthcare Systems
CleveMed Missouri Sleep Society UNC Charlotte | Extended Academic Programs
Compumedics USA Inc. Neurovirtual Weaver and Co.
Dymedix Diagnostics, Inc. Oregon Institute of Technology