Monday, June 7, 2010

Plenary session to kick off SLEEP 2010 at 8 a.m.

SLEEP 2010 will begin in about three hours at 8 a.m. Central Time at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in downtown San Antonio. Look for live coverage all day right here at the Sleepeducation Blog.

Today's plenary session features a keynote address by Derk-Jan Dijk, PhD, a professor of sleep and physiology at the University of Surrey in Guildford, England and the director of the Surrey Sleep Research Centre. Dr. Dijk is an expert in human sleep and biological rhythms, circadian rhythm disorders and age-related changes in sleep timing, structure and performance. His address is titled “Sleep and Circadian Rhythms – Closer Together Again.”

After the Plenary Session wraps up at 10:15 a.m. the convention floor opens up for abstract viewing. We're providing full coverage of standout abstracts on display throughout the day on the Sleepeducation Blog. We're also on twitter providing up-to-the-minute coverage. Follow us at

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