International Sleep Medicine Course 2018

June 12 - June 15, 2018

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The "Netherlands Society for Sleep and Wake Research (NSWO)" and the "Slaapgeneeskunde Vereniging Nederland" (SVNL) announce the 2018 edition of the International Sleep Medicine Course (ISMC) which will be held June 12-15, 2018 in the Netherlands.

The ISMC started in 2008 in the Netherlands and is a renowned international postgraduate course for professionals working as a sleep specialist. A unique joint venture of the Sleep Societies of the Netherlands (NSWO and SVNL), the Belgian Association for Sleep research and Sleep medicine (BASS) and the British Sleep Society (BSS). As always, the faculty of the ISMC will consist of international experts in sleep medicine to assure a state-of-the-art educational programme. The final programme and faculty will be made available on our website as soon as possible, hopefully the end of this year.

This 4-day course consists of lectures and interactive training sessions that cover the physiology and pathophysiology of normal and abnormal sleep as well as principals and pitfalls in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. The aim of this course is to prepare the participants for the European Somnologist Exam of the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS), which will take place during the upcoming 24th Congress of the ESRS in Basel, September 25-28, 2018.

The venue is a 14th century castle "De Grote Ruwenberg", located on a large estate which was turned into a modern convention centre. St. Michielsgestel is a pleasant old village near the larger city of Den Bosch. If weather permits walking along the river or biking in this region is a great experience.
It is only a 1 hour drive from Schiphol Airport, Düsseldorf Airport and Brussels Airport and only 30 minutes from Eindhoven Airport.

We hope to welcome you at ISMC 2018 in St. Michielsgestel.

Dr Monique Vlak, President ISMC Organising Committee

Organising committee

Jerryll Asin, MD, Pneumologist-somnologist
Hans L. Hamburger, MD PhD, Neurologist-somnologist,
Gert Jan Lammers, MD PhD, Neurologist-somnologist
Monique H.M. Vlak, MD Phd Neurologist-somnologist

Detailed information and registration will follow soon!

Conference Venue and hotel

Conference and Training Centre De Ruwenberg
Ruwenbergstraat 7
St. Michielsgestel
The Netherlands
T. +31 (0)73 5588888

ISMC Secretariat

For (pre)registration please contact

JCC Congress Consultancy & Events
Nanneke Joustra
T. +31 (0)70 3871726