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Wake Up Narcolepsy Education Day at Sleep Expo 2019

Wake Up Narcolepsy

Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)

Wake Up Narcolepsy Education Day at Sleep Expo 2019

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Wake Up Narcolepsy Education Day at Sleep Expo 2019- Understanding Narcolepsy and Hypersomnia: Insights and Perspectives

In Collaboration with the Hypersomnia Foundation and World Sleep


Wake Up Narcolepsy in collaboration with Hypersomnia Foundation is hosting an Education Day at Sleep Expo 2019. This one day conference is for people with narcolepsy and/or idiopathic hypersomnia, their families, educators, clinicians and researchers. Leading experts will be sharing their latest research on treatment options, impact of narcolepsy, comorbidity and how to live a full life with narcolepsy and hypersomnia. 

This special Education Day is in collaboration with the Hypersomnia Foundation and World Sleep. This will offer a unique opportunity for people with narcolepsy and/or idiopathic hypersomnia to mix and mingle with sleep doctors, clinicians and researchers from World Sleep 2019. It takes place during the first-ever Sleep Expo through World Sleep 2019, a full scientific congress on sleep medicine and research.

Presentations from Dr. Thomas Scammell, Dr. Brian Murray, Dr. Yves Dauvilliers, Kelsey Biddle, Dr. Indra Narang, and Shelly Weiss will address pertinent sleep disorder issues including mental health, transitional care, lifestyle, current research and treatment. There will also be special breakout panel discussions focusing on narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia.

In registering for Wake Up Narcolepsy Education Day at Sleep Expo 2019 you will ALSO have access to Sunday, September 22, 2019 Sleep Expo Program- including Public Lecture Series, Facilitator-led Discussion, and Sleep-related Author Tables 

The Wake Up Narcolepsy Education Day is located in Vancouver, British Columbia during Sleep Expo 2019 at the VancouverConventionCentreWest which is located at 1055CanadaPl Vancouver, BC V6C0C3.


Schedule of the Day

Schedule of the Day


Important Information:

Registration- This event is free.

Food- We are not providing breakfast or lunch. Please be prepared to bring or pick up lunch during our lunch break.

Don't forget your passport!- If you are joining us from the United States please remember to bring your passport before you travel to Vancouver. 

  • If you don't currently have a passport please apply now! It takes 4-6 weeks to process your passport application. For more information about passports click here
  • If you do currently have a passport please double check that it is still valid. Again it may take up to 6 weeks to get it renewed. For more information about passports click here

Book your hotel- We recommend that you book your hotel room or Airbnb sooner rather than later! World Sleep 2019 and an Elton John concert will be going on during the weekend of WUN Education Day at Sleep Expo 2019.


Parking Information- There is ample parking at the VancouverConventionCentre for more information please click here.


Getting to VancouverConventionCentre- The VancouverConventionCentre has great information about how to travel to the convention centre. For more information click here.

Have questions about Wake Up Narcolepsy Education Day at Sleep Expo 2019? Contact Wake Up Narcolepsy

When & Where

Vancouver Convention Centre West
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C0C3

Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (PDT)

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Wake Up Narcolepsy

Wake Up Narcolepsy is a 501 (c) (3) patient advocacy organization that helps fund narcolepsy research and provides supportive resources for familes affected by narcolepsy. 

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