The ESRS organises an ongoing series of educational webinars available free-of-charge to both members and non members live. These webinars aim to fulfil a part of the ESRS mission to “facilitate the dissemination of information regarding sleep research and sleep medicine”. Currently, ESRS does not offer CME credits or certificates of attendance for attending these webinars.

Upcoming Webinars

Past Webinars

Sleeping into the Wild: insights from Seals and Penguins

Moderators: Dr. Pierre-Hervé Luppi and
Dr. Paul-Antoine Libourel
Speakers: Dr. Paul-Antoine Libourel,
Dr. Jessica Kendall-Bar,
Dr. Gianina Ungurean and
Prof. Dr. Markus Schmidt.

Joint ESRS/ERS Webinar: At the crossroads of obstructive sleep apnoea and dentofacial orthopaedics: exploring research avenues and clinical interventions in childhood

Chairs: Prof. Dr Karen Spruyt & Prof. Dr Stijn Verhulst
Speakers: Prof. Paola Pirelli & Prof. Maria Pia Villa

Sleep Centre Accreditation: New ESRS Guidelines

Moderator: Dr. Sarah Hartley
1. Why change? Evolution of sleep from 2006 to the present day – Prof. Dr. Dirk Pevernagie
2. Overall structure of the changes – Prof. Dr. Thomas Penzel
3. Details of criteria by level – Prof. Dr. Johan Verbraecken

Contemporary Management of Central Sleep Apnoea (CSA)

Moderator - Prof. Dr. Dirk Pevernagie
1. Pathophysiology and clinical relevance of CSA – Prof. Dr. Johan Verbraecken
2. Conventional treatment modalities of CSA – Dr. Jerryll Asin
3. Phrenic nerve stimulation: a game changer? – Dr. Robin Germany

The European Insomnia Guideline: An Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Insomnia 2023

Join us to hear directly from the esteemed authors who have contributed to the latest updates. Moderated by Prof. Dr. Dieter Riemann, this webinar promises an exclusive opportunity to delve into cutting-edge information..

Making Conference Travel More Sustainable by Compensating Greenhouse Gas Emissions

ECRN Lunch Time Talk
An ESRS ECRN webinar featuring Fridolin Hanel, physics engineer from the Technical University of Berlin, Germany.

Hot Topics in Obstructive Sleep Apnea – A European View

1. The diagnosis of OSA revolutionized – Dr. Erna Sif Arnardottir
2.OSA comorbidities – Prof. Dr. Maria Bonsignore
3. Evidence based treatment of OSA – Prof. Dr. Walter McNicholas
4.To treat or not to treat? the Baveno perspective – Prof. Dr. Winfried Randerath
5. National knowledge-driven management of OSA – the Swedish approach – Prof. Dr. Ludger Grote

UN International Day of Women & Girls in Science: Highlight on Sleep Research

1. Sex Differences in Sleep and Cognitive Research - Dr. Adriana Michalak
2. Sleep and Cardiometabolic Risk - Dr. Brooke Aggarwal
3. Sex Differences in Steroid Actions - Dr. Jessica Mong
4. Sex Differences in Social Jetlag - Dr. Maria Hrozanova

Sleep Control, Stress & Emotion

1. Linking stress and restorative sleep - Xiao Yu & Prof. William Wisden
2. Role of amygdala and dopamine in the mechanism of REM sleep regulation - Prof. Takeshi Sakurai & Emi Hasegawa

Sleep & [Mental, Brain & Body] Health

1. Sleep & Mental Health - Prof. Dr. Tiina Paunio
2. Sleep & Brain Health - Prof. Dr. Claudio Bassetti

The Adverse Effects of Sleep Deprivation

1. Flight time regulation and aircrew sleep duration and sleepiness - Prof. Torbjörn Åkerstedt
2. Academics performance induced by poor sleep. What could be done to avoid it? - Dr. Bárbara Strazisar

Sleep During The COVID-19 Pandemic

1. The impact of COVID-19 on sleep and circadian problems: overview and how to study it - Prof. Markku Partinen
2. Covid-19 pandemic and sleep complaints and hypnotic intake in France - Prof. Damien Leger
3. Covid-19 lockdown in Italy: impact on sleep patterns, sense of time and digital media use - Dr. Nicola Cellini
4. Pandemic nightmares: Effects on dream activity of the COVID-19 lockdown in Italy - Dr. Valentina Alfonsi
5. How to deal with sleep problems during the Covid-19 pandemic: recommendations from a European taskforce - Dr. Ellemarije Altena