Free communication and Posters

Authors of abstracts are asked to submit their abstracts in electronic form. Accepted abstracts will be published in a forthcoming edition of Sleep and Breathing.
Authors will be invited either to give a 5x5 minute talk, with 5 min of presentation and 5 min of discussion, or to present their results as a poster.

Abstract content:

Contact information (name of all authors, address and e-mail of corresponding author)

  • Title
  • Background
  • Objectives
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusion

Abstract format:

Prepare a word document that does not exceed 250 words. Use Times New Roman font and font size 11pt for the entire abstract. One table or one figure and up to five references are allowed. If you include references, please use reference style according to Sleep and Breathing. See link below

Deadline for abstract submission:

November, 30th, 2010

For submission of the abstracts please send the word document to

Guidelines for posters will be sent to you after acceptance of the abstract.

Extention of deadline for abstract submission till December 28th!


To encourage the participation of students and young researchers from the eastern European countries, five grants of each 150€ will be provided.  These awards are made possible by donations from the Federal State Government.

To apply for the grants just register and send your abstract to