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Featured Speakers

Our Fall Course includes discussions from the leading experts in sleep medicine. Below are this week's featured speakers. Check back next week to view more speakers at the Fall Course!

The Agenda

7:00am - 5:00pm

Registration Open

7:00am - 8:00am

Continental Breakfast

7:00am - 8:00am

Breakfast Meeting: CCSH Curriculum and the Tools You Need to Succeed*

Rita Brooks, MEd, RST, RPSGT, REEG/EPT; Kathryn Hansen, BS, CPC, CPMA, REEGT

*An extra fee of $15 is required.

8:00am - 9:00am

Trends in Sleep Technology: An AAST Needs Assessment on the State of the Sleep Industry

Laura Linley, RST, RPSGT

9:00am - 10:00am

Actigraphic Assessment of Sleep in Adults

Kelly Carden, MD

10:00am - 11:00am

Obesity Associated Hypoventilation

Kelly Carden, MD

11:00am - 11:15am

Refreshment Break and Networking

11:15am - 12:15pm

Sleep Quality and Athletic Performance

Robert Karman, MD

12:15pm - 1:15pm

Integrating Digital Apps to Monitor Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) Adherence

Emerson Kerr, RRT, RPSGT

1:15pm - 1:45pm

Networking Lunch

1:45pm - 2:45pm

Patient Consent Requirements in the Age of Digital Applications

Dan Brown

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Using Digital Technology to Monitor Adherence

Joseph Anderson

4:00pm - 10:00pm

Exhibits Open

4:00pm - 4:45pm

Advanced Therapies: Matching the Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) Devices with the Patient for Improved Outcomes

Michael Zachek, MD

4:45pm - 5:30pm

How to Use STOP Bang to Evaluate OSA Risk

Frances Chung, MD

5:30pm - 6:30 pm

Dinner Buffet and Networking

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Noninvasive Ventilations in Patients with Lung Disease

Michael Zachek, MD

7:30pm - 8:30pm

Ambulatory Monitoring to Assess Sleep Quality Revisited: Frontopolar Sleep EEG Biomarkers

Dan Levendowski, PhD

7:00am - 2:15pm

Registration Open

7:00am - 9:00am

Continental Breakfast

7:00am - 9:00am

Kentucky Sleep Society Annual Meeting

9:00am - 9:15am

Conference Welcome

9:15am - 10:00am

Preoperative Screening

Frances Chung, MD

10:00am - 11:00am

Integration of CBTi for Management of Orofacial Pain

Charles Carlson

11:00am - 12:00pm

The Science and Art of PAP Titration

Rich Rosenberg, PhD

12:00pm - 12:45 pm

Networking Lunch

12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

Use of Oral Appliance to Modify SDB in Pediatric Patients

Earl O. Bergersen, DDS, MSD

2:00pm - 2:15pm

Refreshment Break and Networking

2:15pm - 3:15pm

Cardiovascular Improvements With MV-ASV Therapy in Heart Failure (CAH-HF)

Henry Klar Yaggi, MD

3:15pm - 4:15pm

Clinical Trials of PAP Therapy – They’re So Meta

Rich Rosenberg, PhD

4:30pm - 5:00pm

Questions and Evaluations


Registration Fees

  Friday Technical Session Only
8.50 CEs
Friday Evening and Saturday General Sessions Only
7.75 CEs 
Full Conference
16.25 CEs 
Add on: Breakfast Meeting
Non-Member  $160 | $190 | $210  $150 | $180 | $200  $270 | $290 | $310  $15 
AAST/KYSS Member  $140 | $170 | $190  $130 | $160 | $180  $250 | $310 | $330
Physicians, Psychologists, Dentists, Nurses  $200 | $230 | $250  $190 | $220 | $240  $370 | $440 | $460
Student*  $75 | $90 | $110  $70 | $85 | $105  $125 $155 | $175
  Friday Technical Session Only
8.50 CEs
Non-Member  $160 | $190 | $210
AAST/KYSS Member  $140 | $170 | $190
Physicians, Psychologists, Dentists, Nurses  $200 | $230 | $250
Student*  $75 | $90 | $110
  Friday Evening and Saturday General Sessions Only
7.75 CEs 
Non-Member  $160 | $190 | $210
AAST/KYSS Member  $130 | $160 | $180
Physicians, Psychologists, Dentists, Nurses  $190 | $220 | $240
Student*  $70 | $85 | $105
  Full Conference
16.25 CEs 
Non-Member  $270 | $290 | $310
AAST/KYSS Member  $250 | $310 | $330
Physicians, Psychologists, Dentists, Nurses  $370 | $440 | $460
Student*  $125 $155 | $175



2017 Fall Course Hotel and Travel

A block of guest rooms has been reserved for attendees at the Louisville Marriott East. Attendees should make their own individual reservation and reference the AAST and KYSS Fall Course when booking.
Louisville Marriott East

Louisville Marriott East

1903 Embassy Square Blvd
Louisville, KY 40299
Phone: 800-228-9290

Check-in time: 4:00 pm CT, Check-out time: 12:00 pm CT
AAST/KYSS Rate: $147/night plus tax, single/double

Discounted room rates will be made available until September 21, 2017, based on availability. Click here to book your discounted room.

Become an Exhibitor

The American Association of Sleep Technologists and the Kentucky Sleep Society have joined together to create this powerful two-day event, uniquely focused on current trends and technology in sleep medicine. As two of the premier organizations dedicated to sleep medicine and supporting the professionals in those fields, these groups bring in a diverse audience that represents all professions and those involved within the field of sleep medicine.

You can contact Kathryn Hansen at kathrynhk@msn.com to discuss questions and/or request your exhibit space for the 2017 AAST and KYSS Fall Course.

Download the Sponsorship and Exhibit Prospectus and Contract

"This is an exciting course addressing the latest topics and trends in sleep medicine for everyone on the sleep team, from technologists and physicians to dentists, mid-level practitioners and nurses, and an excellent networking opportunity. You won’t want to miss this update opportunity!"

Rita Brooks


Join Us in Louisville

Learn about the latest technological advancements in sleep technology from our expert faculty, and earn up to 16 CECs when you attend.

Download the presentation slides here.

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