Festvortrag im Rahmen des Eröffnungsabends
Uhrzeit ab 19:15 Uhr
Vortrag: Besser, schneller, kürzer? Der Traum vom Schlaf im 20. Jahrhundert
Prof. Dr. Hannah Ahlheim
Hannah Ahlheim ist Professorin für Zeitgeschichte an der Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen. Sie hat an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Geschichte und Theaterwissenschaften studiert, 2008 wurde sie in Bochum mit einer Studie über antisemitische Boykotte in den 1920er und 1930er Jahren promoviert. Mit der Arbeit Der Traum vom Schlaf. Wissen, Optimierungsphantasien und Widerständigkeit hat sie sich 2016 an der Philosophischen Fakultät der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen habilitiert. Ihre Arbeitsschwerpunkte sind unter anderem die Geschichte des Nationalsozialismus und des Antisemitismus und die Wissens- und Gesellschaftsgeschichte von Schlaf und Traum.
Uhrzeit 10:30-12:00 Uhr
Vortrag: Searching for the neurobiology of insomnia vulnerability
Prof. Dr. Eus van Someren
Prof. Eus Van Someren was trained in physics, psychophysiology and neuropsychology and received a summa cum laude PhD in neurobiology from the faculty of medicine. He is leads the Sleep & Cognition group at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, and holds a professorship at the depts. Integrative Neurophysiology and Psychiatry at the VU University and Medical Center in Amsterdam. His group aims to unravel brain mechanisms of chronic insomnia. He received prestigious grants including an ERC-AdG, and founded the Sleep Registry (sleepregistry.org) for rich phenotyping of now over 18,000 volunteers, which led to the discovery of robust insomnia subtypes. He (co)-authored on more than 250 peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals including NJEM, Jama, Nature Genetics, Nature Neuroscience, Lancet Psychiatry, Archives of General Psychiatry, Psychological Bulletin, Brain, Current Biology and PNAS and is widely cited (H-index 58). His informal infectious enthusiasm for a neuroscience of insomnia make him a frequently invited speaker, e.g. at TED-X.
Vortrag: Insomnia and mental health
Prof. Dr. Annemieke van Straten
Annemieke van Straten, PhD, is a psychologist, epidemiologist and has worked as a clinician in a primary care setting. She currently works as a full Professor of Clinical Psychology, and as head of the section of Clinical Psychology of the VU Universiteit in Amsterdam. Her research focuses on common mental disorders and especially on insomnia. She is interested in the clinical and cost-effectiveness of low-intensity (Internet) treatments and the way these treatments can be integrated into regular mental health services. She has performed numerous randomized controlled trials, and meta-analyses. She has published more than 150 papers in international peer-reviewed journals.
Vortrag: „Stepped Care”: A Health Technology Solution for Delivering Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as First Line Insomnia Treatment
Prof. Dr. Colin A. Espie
Colin is the Professor of Sleep Medicine at the University of Oxford (https://www.ndcn.ox.ac.uk/team/colin-espie), where he is Director of the Experimental & Clinical Sleep Medicine research programme, and Clinical Director of Oxford Online Programme in Sleep Medicine (https://www.ndcn.ox.ac.uk/study-with-us/graduate-students/online-programme-in-sleep-medicine). He is also an Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psychology, at the University of Glasgow. He is internationally known for his work on insomnia and its treatment, using cognitive behavioural therapeutics (CBTx). He has published over 300 scientific papers and several textbooks. He is Deputy Editor of Journal of Sleep Research, serves on the editorial board of Sleep Medicine Reviews, and was awarded Honorary Fellow of the BABCP (British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies) in 2015, and the Mary A. Carskadon Outstanding Educator Award by the Sleep Research Society in 2017. He is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, the Royal Society of Medicine, and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Colin is actively involved in print, TV and social media regarding the science of sleep (https://twitter.com/ProfEspie). He also co-founded www.bighealth.com the developer of SleepioTM which is now widely available in the NHS-UK and in the US healthcare system.