Symposia

*All Times in Universal Coordinated Time (UTC)

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2021

S01: Restless sleep disorder in children: Diagnosis, consequences and treatment

7:15pm – 8:45pm

Chair

Raffaele Ferri (Italy)

Restless Sleep and Restless Sleep Disorder (RSD):  Literature review

Daniel Picchietti (United States)

Restless Sleep Disorder: Consensus diagnostic criteria

Rosalia Silvestri (Italy)

Sleep disruption and daytime symptoms in children with RSD

Oliviero Bruni (Italy)

Treatment of Restless Sleep Disorders
Lourdes Del Rosso (United States)

Live panel Q&A

S02: Assessment, impact and management of sleep problems in children and adolescents with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

9:00pm – 10:30pm

Chair
Emma Sciberras (Australia)

The Paediatric ADHD Sleep Study: Baseline data and future directions
Anna Hamilton (United Kingdom)

An update about the sleep phenotypes of ADHD: the impact of chronic sleep deprivation and sleep fragmentation
Silvia Miano (Switzerland)

What does experimental research tell us about the causal relationships that exist between ADHD and sleep in children?
Penny Corkum (Canada)

Sleep in adolescents with ADHD: What do we know and where are we going?
Stephen P. Becker (United States)

Training child health clinicians to manage behavioral sleep problems in ADHD: what works and what do clinicians and parents think?
Emma Sciberras (Australia)

Live panel Q&A

S03: Implementing auto-videosomnography in pediatric sleep research

9:00pm – 10:30pm

Chair
Thomas Anders (United States)

Automatic scoring of infant sleep-wake states with Nanit - A validation study

Liat Tikotzky (Israel)

Infant sleep during COVID-19: Longitudinal analysis of infants of US mothers in home confinement vs working as usual

Michal Kahn (Australia)

Associations between multidimensional sleep health variables and parent nighttime interactions and perceptions

Monica Roosa Ordway (United States)

Sleep and screen exposure across the beginning of life: Does age matter?

Michael Gradisar (Australia)

Locomotor milestone acquisition impacts movement and posture during infant sleep
Sarah E. Berger (United States)

Live panel Q&A

S04: Personalized medicine in pediatric OSA: How do we do it?

10:45pm – 12:15am

Chair

Jasneek Chawla (Australia)

Personalized medicine in OSA: Adult experience

Danny Eckert (Australia)

Phenotypes of Paediatric OSA

Gillian Nixon (Australia)

How can genomics help with a personalized approach?

Hui-Leng Tan (United Kingdom)

Tools for directing surgical treatment in OSA

Sally Shott (United States)

Targeted treatment for obesity related OSA

Indra Narang (Canada)

Live panel Q&A

S05: Technology in pediatric sleep research and clinical settings: Novel applications and utility for diagnosis and interventions

10:45pm – 12:15am

Chair

Lisa J. Meltzer (United States)

Parental nighttime behavior and infant sleep: Assessing the links using auto-videosomnography

Michal Kahn (Australia)

Capturing the pre-bedtime activities of children and adolescents via wearable cameras

Barbara Galland (New Zealand)

Clinical utility of actigraphy and consumer wearables

Lisa J. Meltzer

Computer decision support for pediatric sleep screening in primary care

Sarah M. Honaker (United States)

Live panel Q&A

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2021

OD1: Sleep and obesity in children: The latest research

1:45am – 3:15am

Co-Chairs

Erin Kirkham (United States)

Ronald Chervin (United States)

OSA and bariatric surgery: The teen-LABS experience

Stacey Ishman (United States)

Effects of sleep timing and variability on metabolic health

Erica Jansen (United States)

Pediatric sleep apnea, obesity, and the metabolic syndrome

Leila Kheirandish-Gozal (United States)

Is adenotonsillectomy a risk for unhealthy weight gain?

Erin Kirkham (United States)

OD2: Pediatric sleep health: Can we define It? does It matter?

1:45am – 3:15am

Chair

Sarah M. Honaker (United States)

Pediatric sleep health: It matters and so does how we define it

Lisa J. Meltzer (United States)

Automated assessment of pediatric sleep health in primary care

Sarah M. Honaker (United States)

Unpacking the links between poor sleep and classroom outcomes in primary schools

Jon Quach (Australia)

The ABCs of SLEEPING app for sleep health in school-aged children

Penny Corkum (Canada)

Addressing sleep health disparities in early childhood

Ariel A. Williamson (United States)

OD3: Perfect bedfellows: Combining sleep health advocacy and education for children

1:45am – 3:15am

Chair

Judith A. Owens (United States)

Lessons learned from 2+ decades of sleep health advocacy

Judith A. Owens (United States)

Community health partnerships to improve sleep in early childhood

Karen Bonuck (United States)

Expanding the scope and mission of sleep health advocacy for children

Carol Ripple (United States)

Opportunities and challenges in promoting sleep health across cultures

Debbie Will-Dryden (Canada)

Putting kids’ sleep problems to bed: Where to from here

Sharon Moore (Australia)

OD4: Pediatric sleep medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

3:30am – 5:00am

Chair

Umakanth Katwa (United States)

Pediatric sleep medicine and COVID pandemic: Identifying the issues and survey results 

Bobbi Jo Hopkins (United States)

Impact of COVID on sleep in children: Are we staring at another pandemic?

Judith Owens (United States)

Telemedicine in pediatric sleep medicine: Adapt, expand, and innovate

Stephen Sheldon (United States)

Operating pediatric sleep lab during and beyond the pandemic: Challenges and opportunities

Umakanth Katwa (United States)

Learning and teaching during pandemic: Dawn of a new era!

Maida Chen (United States)

OD5: Identifying, supporting, and predicting outcomes for infants with sleeping, crying and/or feeding problems (dysregulated infants)

5:15am – 6:45am

Chair

Fallon Cook (Australia)

Associations between infant regulatory problems, childhood co-developing internalizing and externalizing trajectories, and adolescent psychopathology

Ayten Bilgin (United Kingdom)

Associations between infant regulation, child language development and academic achievement in a longitudinal cohort

Laura Conway (Australia)

Profiles and predictors of infant sleep problems across the first year

Fallon Cook (Australia)

Parental experiences and perceptions of infant sleep difficulties; Considerations for parenting interventions

Elizabeth Keys (Canada)

OD6: Better sleep for better health of children during and following COVID-19 pandemic
5:15am – 6:45am
Chair
Fan Jiang (China)
Mitigating the effects of home confinement on child health during the pandemic: Why we should focus on sleep?
Fan Jiang (China)
Sleep, child health and development: Impact of COVID-19 pandemic
Patrick IP (China)
Impact of home confinement on sleep quality and physical activity levels in children during COVID-19 pandemic
Gilbert Chua (China)
Socioeconomic inequality in mental health in children during the pandemic: The role of sleep

Guanghai Wang (China)

Tracking long-term effect of sleep and lifestyle factors on child development

Yunting Zhang (China)


OD7: ‘Mind the Gap’: A logic model for approaching disruptive sleep & wake behaviors with neurodevelopmental & mental health disorders: Bridging to the COVID-19 new normal and reducing vulnerability for waitlisted patients

7:00am – 8:30am

Chair

Osman Ipsiroglu (Canada)
The need for harmonization of clinical best practice outcome measures
Rosalia Silvestri (Italy)

Evolving understanding of sleep in ADHD over three decades: The perspectives of professionals (results of a scoping review)

Scout McWilliams (Ireland) & Ted Zhou (Ireland/Canada)

Structured behavioral observations: Vigilance & movement patterns

Gerhard Kloesch (Austria)

Internet Addiction: Observation and the Behavior Analytic Lens

Katie Allen (Canada)

Biochemical Imbalances: Errors in assessment result in off-label antipsychotic prescriptions

Osman Ipsiroglu (Canada)


OD8: Impact of environmental factors on sleep and behaviors in preschool children 

8:45am – 10:15am

Chair

Patricia Franco (France)

Sleep and behavior: Longitudinal study on lifecycle EU child network

Sabine Plancoulaine (France)

Impact of screen on child behavior: Longitudinal study on Elfe study

Jonathan Bernard (France)

Impact of COVID lockdown on child behavior

Anna Pech de Laclause (France)

Impact of COVID lockdown on sleep in children

Florian Lecuelle (France)

OD9: Myofunctional Therapy: Has it reached a tipping point to become a standard of care in pediatric SDB treatment? 

10:30am – 12:00pm

Co-Chairs

Marc Richard Moeller (United States)

Karen Spruyt (France)

Why are the tonsils in the airway? Revisiting the pathophysiolgy of tonsillar airway obstruction

Denise Dewald (United States)

Short lingual frenulum as a risk factor for sleep disordered breathing in school aged children 

Maria Pia Villa (Italy)

Recurrent sleep related breathing disorder after tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy 

Kevin Boyd (United States)

Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy in the mouth breathing patient: An interdisciplinary approach and its place in sleep medicine 

Silke Weber (Brazil)

Myofunctional Therapy as a 1st line treatment in pediatric SDB: A call to action 

Daniel KK NG (Hong Kong, SAR People's Republic of China)

OD10: Advanced Sleep Surgery: What the pediatrician should know

12:15pm – 1:45pm

Chair

Derek Lam (United States)

Outcomes of adenotonsillectomy for pediatric OSA

Ron Mitchell (United States)

Screening for post-adenotonsillectomy OSA

Kate Chan (Hong Kong)

DISE overview: Indications and variations in practice

An Boudewyns (Belgium)

Role of polysomnography in selecting DISE candidates

Norm Friedman (United States)

DISE-directed sleep surgery: Nose to palate

Derek Lam (United States)

DISE-directed sleep surgery: Tongue base and larynx

Erin Kirkham (United States)

OD11: Bidirectional Effects: Infant Sleep and Neurodevelopment

12:15pm – 1:45pm

Chair

Renee Shellhaas (United States)

Is sleep state-dependent sensory processing a mechanistic bridge between sleep and neurodevelopment?

Kimberley Whitehead (United Kingdom)

The relationship between sleep and outcomes in neonatal ICU survivors 

Renee Shellhaas (United States)

Impact of sleep disordered breathing on infant development

Umakanth Katwa (United States)

Parasomnias, sleep-related movements and seizures in fetuses and infants

Madeleine Grigg-Damberger (United States)

OD12: Treatment options and mechanisms in pediatric RLS

12:15pm – 1:45pm

Chair

Rosalia Silvestri (Italy)

Dopaminergic drugs: Efficacy, limitations, and concerns

Arthur Walters (United States)

Insomnia as an early manifestation of RLS: How do we treat it?

Oliviero Bruni (Italy)

The role of iron supplementation in restless sleep and pediatric restless legs syndrome

Rosalia Silvestri (Italy)

Benefits of treating RLS-comorbid neurodevelopmental/psychiatric disorders

Osman Ipsiroglu (Canada)

S06: Melatonin use in children: The promise and the peril

4:00pm – 5:30pm

Chair

Judith Owens (United States)

Update on the neurophysiology of melatonin in children and adolescents

Jonathan Lipton (United States)

Safety of pharmacologic treatment with melatonin in children: What we know and do not know

Beth Malow (United States)

Clinical trials of melatonin in children with autism and neurodevelopmental disorders: The latest evidence 

Paul Gringras (United Kingdom)

"Vitamin M": Melatonin use in the pediatric population

Judith Owens (United States)

Evidence base on the efficacy/effectiveness of melatonin and development of consensus on the use of melatonin

Samuele Cortese (United Kingdom)

Live panel Q&A

S07: Sleep and cognition in childhood: Slow waves, spike waves and a sound intervention

5:45pm – 7:15pm

Chair

Samantha Chan (United Kingdom)

Riding the (brain)waves - trajectories of slow wave, cortical and behavioral maturation

Samantha Chan (United Kingdom)

Epilepsy, sleep and cognition: Slow waves and spike waves - the good and the evil

Bigna Bolsterli (Switzerland)

Boosting slow waves for memory? Auditory closed-loop stimulation in children with ADHD

Hong Viet Ngo (Netherlands)

Sleep and brain maturation: From descriptive studies to a neuromodulation approach

Reto Huber (Switzerland)


S08: Adverse developmental outcomes in offspring as consequence of sleep disorders during pregnanc

5:45pm – 7:15pm

Chair

Kamalesh K Gulia (India)

Gestational sleep loss linked to immature brain networks in offspring

Kamalesh K Gulia (India)

Impact of gestational sleep apnea in the metabolic phenotype and epigenome of the offspring

Rene Cortese (United States)

The effect of mild sleep-disordered breathing on the fetus, placenta and offspring growth and adiposity

Riva Tauman (Israel)

Prenatal health and autism

Preeti Devnani (United Arab Emirates)

S09: Simplification of measurements and how this could help in sleep studies, especially in vulnerable populations

7:30pm – 9:00pm

Chair

Rosemary Horne (Australia)

Children born too soon: Effects on sleep

Rosemary Horne (Australia)

Sleep doesn’t matter in disability: Or does it? The impact of treating sleep disorders in Down syndrome

Jasneek Chawla (Australia)

Usefulness of polygraphy with pulse transit time for the screening of OSAS in children with Down syndrome

Lulia Cristina Ioan (France)

Back and neck skin temperatures are good indicators of proximal temperature during children's sleep

Veronique Bach (France)

S10: Management of the child with primary snoring

7:30pm – 9:00pm

Chair

An Boudewyns (Belgium)

Prevalence and history of primary snoring

Refika Ersu (Canada)

Comorbidities in children with primary snoring

Kate Chan (Hong Kong)

Medical treatment of primary snoring

Gillian Nixon (Australia)

Surgical treatment of primary snoring

Palma Benedek (Hungary)

What can biomarkers tell us in the child with primary snoring?

Tina Lildal (Denmark)

S11: Factors affecting infant physiology during sleep

9:15pm – 10:45pm

Chair

Rosemary Horne (Australia)

Sleep habits and sleep patterns in 1-year old infants

Sabine Plancoulaine (France)

Effects of sleep position on infant physiology

Rosemary Horne (Australia)

Effects of sleep location on infant physiology

Sally Baddock (New Zealand)

Effects of prenatal exposure to alcohol and smoking on fetal autonomic function during sleep

William Fifer (United States)

Impact of ANS on neurocognitive development: AuBe Study

Patricia Franco (France)

S12: Increasing sleep health awareness across countries, ages, and target groups: International advances in sleep education and training

9:15pm – 10:45pm

Chair

Reut Gruber (Canada)

Teachers: Novel online teacher training and delivery in sleep education

Gabrielle Rigney (Australia)

Parents: Transdiagnostic sleep education to improve child sleep outcomes

Penny Corkum (Canada)

Allied Health: Sleep education for pharmacists, nurses, dentists, and general practitioners in Australia

Sarah Blunden (Australia)

Pediatricians: Theoretical and practical education and training of Turkish healthcare professionals in early childhood sleep problems  

Perran Boran (Turkey)

Governments: Gaining political buy in for sleep education: Challenges and encouragement

Michael Chee (Singapore)

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