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CONFERENCE DAY 1

22 MAR 2024

CONFERENCE DAY 2

23 MAR 2024

Conference Day 1 Programme


Date: 22 March 2024 (Friday)
Venue: Academia, 20 College Road, Singapore 169856

TIME
TOPIC
SPEAKERS
07.45 AM

Registration

08.15 AM

WELCOME ADDRESS

Clin Assoc Prof Toh Song Tar

Singapore General Hospital

08.20 AM

OPENING ADDRESS

Prof Lee Chien Earn

SingHealth

08.25 AM

Sharing on World Sleep 2025, the 18th World Sleep Congress

Adj Asst Prof Sridhar Venkateswaran

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

08.30 AM

PLENARY TALK

The Past, Present and Future of Sleep Medicine : The Vital Role of Philosophy and Ethics

Prof Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong

National Jewish Health, United States of America

09.20 AM

GROUP PHOTO TAKING

09.30 AM

Tea Break and Poster Viewing

10.00 AM

Parallel Session 1

Parallel Session 1A: Adult Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) Lectures Part 1

Parallel Session 1B: Paediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) Lectures Part 1

12.15 PM

Lunch Break and Poster Viewing

01.15 PM

Parallel Session 2

Parallel Session 2A: Adult Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) Lectures Part 2

Parallel Session 2B: Paediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) Lectures Part 2

3.00 PM

Tea Break and Poster Viewing

3.30 PM

Parallel Session 3

Parallel Session 3A: Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Workshop

Parallel Session 3B: Oral Appliance (OA) Workshop

6.00 PM

End of Day 1

End of Conference Day 1

More details on the parallel sessions will be available soon!

Parallel Session 1
TIME
TOPIC
SPEAKERS
Parallel Session 1A - Adult Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) Lectures Part 1

Theme: Alternatives to Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Treatment
Chairpersons: Clin Asst Prof Leow Leong Chai and Dr Lee Chuen Peng

Date: 22 March 2024 (Friday)
Venue: Academia, TBC

10.00 AM

Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation (HGNS) – Asian Experience

Dr Shaun Loh Ray Han

Singapore General Hospital

10.30 AM

Role of Sleep Physician in Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation (HGNS)

Dr Asim Roy

Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute, United States of America

11.00 AM

Targeted-care for PAP Alternatives: The Science Behind Our Choices

Prof Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong

National Jewish Health, United States of America

11.30 AM

Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (OMFT) Service

Dr Soh Rui Ya

Sengkang General Hospital


Mr Ryan Loh Lye Yan

Sengkang General Hospital

12.00 PM

Question and Answer

End of Parallel Session 1A
Parallel Session 1B - Paediatrics Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) Lectures Part 1

Theme: Addressing Complex Sleep Issues in Children
Chairperson: Adj Asst Prof Lynn Koh Huiting

Date: 22 March 2024 (Friday)
Venue: Academia, TBC

10.00AM

Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation (HGNS) in Children with Down’s Syndrome

Prof Christopher Hartnick

Harvard Medical School, United States of America

10.30 AM

Prader Willi Syndrome – Sleep Issues and Updates

Dr Arun Pugalenthi

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

11.00 AM

Dentofacial Orthopaedics for Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

Dr Jocelyn Hor Kang Li

National Dental Centre of Singapore

11.30 AM

Multidisciplinary Management of Complex Sleep Patients – Case Studies and Discussion

Dr Chan Ching Yee

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

Dr Justin Wee

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

12.00 PM

Question and Answer

End of Parallel Session 1B
Parallel Session 2
TIME
TOPIC
SPEAKERS
Parallel Session 2A - Adult Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) Lectures Part 2

Theme: Technological Innovation in Sleep Medicine
Chairperson: Clin Assoc Prof Ong Thun How and Adj Asst Prof Sridhar Venkateswaran

Date: 22 March 2024 (Friday)
Venue: Academia, TBC

01.15 PM

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and Cancer

Clin Assoc Prof Ong Thun How

Singapore General Hospital

01.45 PM

Clinical Innovations in Sleep - Rising Horizons

Dr Phua Chu Qin

Sengkang General Hospital

02.15 PM

Telemedicine for Sleep Disordered Breathing

Adj Asst Prof Mok Yingjuan

Changi General Hospital

02.45 PM

Question and Answer

End of Parallel Session 2A
Parallel Session 2B - Paediatrics Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) Lectures Part 2

Theme: Achieving Healthier Sleep in Children
Chairperson: Clin Assoc Prof Teoh Oon Hoe

Date: 22 March 2024 (Friday)
Venue: Academia, TBC

01.15 PM

Optimizing Paediatric Sleep and its Impact on Health and Development​

Assoc Prof Daniel Goh

Khoo Teck Puat - National University Children's Medical Institute, National University Hospital

01.45 PM

Diagnostics in Paediatric Sleep – Achieving a Good Balance

Dr Biju Thomas

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

02.15 PM

Behavioural Sleep from Infants to Adolescents

Dr Ting Chun Yi

KK Women's and Children's Hospital

02.45 PM

Question and Answer

End of Parallel Session 2B
Parallel Session 3
TIME
TOPIC
SPEAKERS
Parallel Session 3A - Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Workshop


Date: 22 March 2024 (Friday)
Venue: Academia, TBC

Workshop Introduction: 

This 2.5-hour workshop offers a balanced approach to enhancing practitioners proficiency in the practical application and understanding of CPAP and Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) therapy principles, consisting of both hands-on sessions and expert-led lectures.

Learning Objective:

  1. To identify areas and approaches in enhancing CPAP therapy experience

  2. To understand the use of transcutaneous carbon dioxide in chronic NIV initiation and titration

03.30 PM

4 Stations Rotation for Hands-on CPAP:

  • Types of Masks

  • Accessories (Chinstraps, Humidifier, Mouth Tape and etc.)

  • Types of Machines and Comfort Settings

  • Tips to Improve PAP Adherence

Mr Desmond Chia Ming Rui

Singapore General Hospital

Miss Chow Shi Min (Sharlene)

Singapore General Hospital

Ms Teo Yu Ting Jaclyn

Singapore General Hospital

Ms Nur Izzianie Bte Kamaruddin

Singapore General Hospital

Ms Jade Tay Jin Yu

Singapore General Hospital

04.30 PM

Mask Management: Top 10 Lessons for Enhancing the CPAP Experience

Prof Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong

National Jewish Health, United States of America

05.15 PM

Utilisation of Transcutaneous Carbon Dioxide (TcCO2) in Determining Chronic NIV Settings

Dr Chai Hui Zhong

Singapore General Hospital

Miss Faridah Hanim Binte Shamsuddin

Singapore General Hospital

05.50 PM

Questions and Answer

End of Parallel Session 3A
Parallel Session 3B - Oral Appliance (OA) Workshop


Date: 22 March 2024 (Friday)
Venue: Academia, TBC
 

Learning Objective:

  1. To learn about sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and its health-related consequences

  2. To understand the dental practitioner's role and responsibilities in managing patients with SDB

  3. To learn about the efficacy of OA therapy in comparison with other therapies in the management of patients with SDB

  4. To know the indications and contraindications for OA therapy and appliance design

  5. To understand the benefits, limits, complications, side-effects and long-term outcomes of OA therapy

03.30 PM

Sharing on:

  • Introduction: History of Mandibular Advancement Device (MAD)

  • The Dentist’s Role in Sleep-Disordered Breathing (SDB) Management

  • Types of MAD and Principles of Function

  • Effectiveness of MAD versus CPAP

  • Designs of MAD and Suitability of Patients' Profiles

Dr Simona Orlej

Dr. Orlej Dental Sleep Medicine Clinic, Czech Republic

04.15 PM

Demonstration of SomGauge, SomnoDent Devices - Classic, Flex, Fusion Flex, Herbst Advance, Avant

Dr Simona Orlej

Dr. Orlej Dental Sleep Medicine Clinic, Czech Republic

04.45 PM

Sharing of MAD Case Studies

Clin Assoc Prof Mimi Yow

National Dental Centre Singapore

05.15 PM

Question and Answer

End of Parallel Session 3B

CONFERENCE DAY 2

23 MAR 2024

CONFERENCE DAY 1

22 MAR 2024

Conference Day 2 Programme


Date: 23 March 2024 (Saturday)
Venue: Academia, 20 College Road, Singapore 169856

TIME
TOPIC
SPEAKERS
07.45 AM

Registration

08.00 AM

Parallel Session 4

Parallel Session 4A: Sleep Neurology Lectures

Parallel Session 4B: Sleep for Health Lectures

Parallel Session 4C: Sleep and Obesity Lectures

10.15 AM

Tea Symposium

10.45 AM

Parallel Session 5

Parallel Session 5A: Sleep Dental Lectures

Parallel Session 5B: Sleep Psychiatry and Psychology Lectures

01.00 PM

Lunch Break and Poster Viewing

01.30 PM

Parallel Session 6

Parallel Session 6A: Polysomnography (PSG) Workshop Part 1

Parallel Session 6B: Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (OMFT) Workshop

04.30 PM

Tea Break and Poster Viewing

04.45 PM

Polysomnography (PSG) Workshop Part 2

06.30 PM

End of Day 2 Programme

07.00 PM

Faculty Dinner

End of Conference Day 2

More details on the parallel sessions will be available soon!

Parallel Session 4
TIME
TOPIC
SPEAKERS
Parallel Session 4A - Sleep Neurology Lectures

Chairperson: Dr Xu Zheyu
Date: 23 March 2024 (Saturday)
Venue: Academia, TBC

08.00 AM

Narcolepsy: Challenges in Diagnosis and Recent Developments

Dr Xu Zheyu

National Neuroscience Institute @Tan Tock Seng Hospital Campus

08.30 AM

Sleep Manifestations of Neurodegenerative Disorders

Dr Tushar Gosavi

National Neuroscience Institute @Singapore General Hospital Campus

09.00 AM

How Sleep Trackers and Allied Tools Can Help You Sleep Better

Prof Michael Chee Wei Liang

Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

09.30 AM

Non-Rapid Eye Movement (NREM) Parasomnias: An Update

Dr Tan You Jiang

National Neuroscience Institute

10.00 AM

Question and Answer

End of Parallel Session 4A
Parallel Session 4B - Sleep for Health Lectures

Chairpersons: Assoc Prof Joshua James Gooley and Adj Asst Prof Mok Yingjuan
Date: 23 March 2024 (Saturday)
Venue: Academia, TBC

08.00 AM

Child Sleep and Health Outcomes

Dr Cai Shirong

Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)

08.30 AM

Sleep and Depression in Older Adults

Prof Koh Woon Puay

Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

09.00 AM

Relationship between Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) and Cardiometabolic Outcomes

Prof Ronald Lee Chi-Hang

National University Heart Centre

09.30 AM

Links between Sleep and Diabetes

Assoc Prof Joshua James Gooley

Duke-NUS Medical School

10.00 AM

Question and Answer

End of Parallel Session 4B
Parallel Session 4C - Sleep and Obesity Lectures

Chairperson: Dr Lee Phong Ching and Dr Lim Chin Hong
Date: 23 March 2024 (Saturday)
Venue: Academia, TBC

08.30 AM

Medical Treatment of Obesity and Effects on Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

Dr Lee Phong Ching

Singapore General Hospital

09.00 AM

Surgical Treatment of Obesity and Effects on Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

Dr Lim Chin Hong

Singapore General Hospital

09.30 AM

Dietary Treatment of Obesity

Ms Tan Ai Shan

Singapore General Hospital

10.00 AM

Question and Answer

End of Parallel Session 4C
Parallel Session 5
TIME
TOPIC
SPEAKERS
Parallel Session 5A - Sleep Dental Lectures

Chairperson: Clin Assoc Prof Mimi Yow and Dr Eric Lye
Date: 23 March 2024 (Saturday)
Venue: Academia, TBC

10.30 AM

An Introduction to the International Fellow of Dental Sleep Medicine

Dr Kelvin Chye

Australasian Sleep Association

10.45 AM

Diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) for the Dental Professional

Clin Asst Prof Leow Leong Chai

Singapore General Hospital

11.15 AM

Sleep Bruxism and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

Dr Alethea Foong Li Yen

National Dental Centre of Singapore

11.45 AM

Oral Appliances in Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Management

Dr Ng Jing Hao

National Dental Centre of Singapore

12.15 PM

Maxillomandibular Advancement (MMA) for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Treatment

Clin Asst Prof Tan Mei Hui

National Dental Centre of Singapore

12.45 PM

Question and Answer

End of Parallel Session 5A
Parallel Session 5B - Sleep Psychiatry and Psychology Lectures

Chairperson: Dr Leonard Eng and Dr Wong Sheau Hwa
Date: 23 March 2024 (Saturday)
Venue: Academia, TBC

10.45 AM

Chronobiology and Shift Work Sleep Disorder

Clin Asst Prof Lim Chau Sian

Changi General Hospital

11.15 AM

Bedtime Procrastination: Why Do We Fail to Sleep on Time?

Dr Stijn Agus Adrianus Massar

Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

11.45 AM

Mindfulness-based Treatment for Insomnia: Insights on Mechanisms from Objective Data

Dr Julian Lim Ziqiang

Somnus Sleep Wellness

12.15 PM

Lessons from CBT-I: Brief Strategies for a Busy Clinic

Dr Wong Mei Yin

Centre for Effective Living

12.45 PM

Question and Answer

End of Parallel Session 5B
Parallel Session 6
TIME
TOPIC
SPEAKERS
Parallel Session 6A - Polysomnography (PSG) Workshop

Date: 23 March 2024 (Saturday)
Venue: Academia, TBC
 

Workshop Introduction: 
This workshop explores the essential concepts of PSG through a series of lectures and case study discussion. The workshop also includes a live demonstration on PSG setup.

Learning Objective:

  1. To understand level 1 PSG setup through live demonstration

  2. To understand an overview of the current PSG scoring guidelines

  3. To identify and recognise potential technical and clinical events during PSG

01.30 PM

Briefing on PSG Setup and Group Activity on Head Electroencephalogram (EEG) Setup

Miss Chow Shi Min (Sharlene)

Singapore General Hospital

Ms Nurina Binte Mohd Isa

Singapore General Hospital

Mr Muhammad Izzdanial Bin Iskandar

Singapore General Hospital

Ms Shakina Binte Abdul Rahim

Singapore General Hospital

Ms Nur Izzianie Bte Kamaruddin

Singapore General Hospital

02.30 PM

Overview of Sleep Stages, Respiratory, Periodic Limb Movements in Sleep (PLMs) and Arousal Scoring (Adult and Paediatric)

Dr Tripat Deep Singh

Academy of Sleep and Wake Science, India

04.30 PM

Tea Break

04.45 PM

Recognising Artefacts and Troubleshoot

Dr Tripat Deep Singh

Academy of Sleep and Wake Science, India

05.30 PM

Cardiac Arrhythmias During Sleep

Dr Tripat Deep Singh

Academy of Sleep and Wake Science, India

06.15 PM

Question and Answer

End of Parallel Session 6A
Parallel Session 6B - Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (OMFT) Workshop

Date: 23 March 2024 (Saturday)
Venue: Academia, TBC
 

Workshop Introduction: 
This workshop offers multidisciplinary practitioners a hands-on approach to orofacial myofunctional therapy (OMFT) for managing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). It focuses on improving upper airway muscle reactivity through targeted exercises, supported by research, to enhance OSA treatment outcomes.

Learning Objective:

  1. Understand OMFT and its role in OSA management 

  2. Setting goals of OMFT in patients with OSA: treatment, expectations, assessments, and workflow 

  3. Live demonstration and practice of OMFT exercises 

01.30 PM

Current Evidence on OMFT for Sleep Disordered Breathing

Clin Assoc Prof Mimi Yow

National Dental Centre of Singapore

02.00 PM

Starting Your OMFT Clinic and Nasal Breathing Education

Ms Jade Tay Jin Yu

Singapore General Hospital

02.20 PM

4 Stations Rotation for Hands-on OMFT:

  • Assessment and Exercises Targeting Palate

  • Exercises Targeting Tongue

  • Exercises Targeting Facial Muscles

  • Exercises Targeting Stomatognathic Function

Ms Teo Yu Ting Jaclyn

Singapore General Hospital

Mr Ryan Loh Lye Yan

Sengkang General Hospital

Mr Desmond Chia Ming Rui

Singapore General Hospital

Mr Lee Heng Lun

Sengkang General Hospital

03.40 PM

Panel Discussion

Question and Answer

End of Parallel Session 6B
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