AWAKETOGETHER 2019 Summit

During SLEEPTEMBER 2019, we invited you to continue the journey with sleepapnea.org and  to join us at the Presidio in San Francisco, California for the 2019 AWAKETOGETHER Summit.

Based on the results from the previous  year’s AWAKE Sleep Apnea Initiative, we pursued our in-depth exploration of sleep apnea patient experiences. Once again, engaged patient panelists shared their experiences. The meeting demonstrated the value of a ground-breaking multi-disciplinary team approach from diagnosis to treatment coordination. The patient panels, live in-person and online participant polling, sleep apnea expert presentations, a keynote speaker, and group discussions showed consistently the value of deeper collaboration between patients, researchers and health care professionals.

The AWAKETOGETHER Summit paid tribute to Dr. Christian Guilleminault’s (1938-2019) countless contributions to the field of sleep medicine and continued his passion and vision towards early recognition in pediatrics, multidisciplinary care, as well as searching for a potential cure for pediatric sleep apnea. The “Right Under Your Nose” campaign was launched during the Summit.

Patients and caregivers attended the Summit free of charge, while special rates were reserved for healthcare professional, physicians and industry attendees. As a 501(c)3 organization, sleepapnea.org was able to offer a portion of some rates as a tax deductible donation.

Tell Us About Your Sleep Journey

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Date and Time:

September 19, 2019 – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location:

Golden Gate Club at the Presidio
135 Fisher Loop, San Francisco, CA 94129

Agenda:

9:00 Welcome

9:30 The Current Patient Experience

10:30 Introduction to Treating Sleep Apnea as a Team Sport

10:40 Break Coffee and Round Robin #1

11:00 Treating Sleep Apnea as a Team Sport

12:00 Lunch and Round Robin #2 thru 4

1:00 Keynote

1:30 Access to Patient Generated Data in Research to Build Comprehensive Modern Sleep Data Registry

2:30 Break Coffee and Final Round Robin #5

3:00 Summary of the Day, Discussion, Round Robin Results

3:30 Tribute to Dr. Christian Guilleminault: Right Under Our Nose Campaign

4:00 Reception in Courtyard of Golden Gate Club

Christian GuilleminaultIn step with honoring the work most important to Dr. Guilleminault, sleepapnea.org will continue his passion and vision with the “Right Under Your Nose” campaign.

This program will help fund and support early recognition in pediatrics, multidisciplinary care, as well as searching for a potential cure for pediatric sleep apnea.  Click here to contribute.

Join us in San Francisco to Raise Our Voices for Better Treatment and Care

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