BASS Autumn Meeting 2014

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BASS
Autumn
Meeting 2014
Friday 28/11/2014
Hof ter Musschen Woluwe
Venue
Registration
Hof ter Musschen
before 15/11/2014
Av. Emmanuel
www.belsleep.org
Fee
Mounierlaan 2
BASS members: free
1200 Brussel
www.hoftermusschen.be Non-members: 40 euro
Due to capacity limitations only
120 registrations can be accepted
Accreditation has
been requested
In honour of the achievements of Prof Daniel Rodenstein
Sponsors
Sponsors
In cooperation with the
Belgian Society of Sleep
Technologists
BSST
Programme
Arrival and registration with coffee
08:30 - 09:00
Welcome and introduction
Johan Verbraecken, president of the BASS
09:00 - 09:15
Main Session Part 1
Chairs: Prof. Robert Poirrier – Prof. Giuseppe Liistro
From CPAP to ASV: new insights and developments
Prof. Jean-Paul Janssens
09:15 – 09:45
What if CPAP fails ?
Dr. Benny Mwenge
09:45 – 10:15
Coffee break
10:15 – 10:45
Sleep and driving: new EU directive
Prof. Walter McNicholas
Free Communications 1
Chairs:
Prof. Bertien Buyse – Prof. Thierry Pieters
10:45 – 11:15
Parallel BSST-session
for sleep technologists
Walking Lunch
11:15 – 12:15
12:15 – 13:15
Free Communications 2
Chairs:
Prof. Dirk Pevernagie – Dr. El Tahry Riem
Parallel BSST-session
for sleep technologists
Coffee break
13:15 – 14:15
14:15 – 14:45
Main Session Part 2
Chairs: Prof. Johan Verbraecken – Dr. Benny Mwenge
Sleep apnea: understanding why hypoglossal neurostimulation 14:45 – 15:15
is effective in apneic patients
Perspective from the Imthera trials: Prof. Philippe Rombaux
Perspective from the Inspire trials: Prof. Paul Van de Heyning
(a short lecture of 10-12 minutes each, followed by short discussion)
Keynote lecture: Sleep apnea: past and future perspectives
Prof. Daniel Rodenstein
15:15 – 16:00
Proclamation of André Kahn Sleep Award winner
VAPA Sleep Apnea Research Award winner
16:00 – 16:15
Adjourn and reception
16:15 – 16:45
BASS Autumn Meeting 2014
Friday 28/11/2014
Hof ter Musschen Woluwe
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