RESERVE YOUR HOTEL ROOM NOW to enjoy special conference rates and benefits!

In 2018, the Washington State Sleep Conference returns to the Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle Tacoma International Airport, 15920 West Valley Highway, Seattle WA 98188. More information about the host hotel: 425.227.8844 ~ [ WEBSITE ]

The Washington State Sleep Society is pleased to offer a discounted room rate at this hotel for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (Oct 10 - 12). Noteworthy: A breakfast buffet and evening bar reception are included in the room rate.

The Washington State Sleep Society has a room commitment at the hotel; we appreciate your stay and highly recommend it. 

Benefits of staying
at the host hotel

Services & Amenities
  • The hotel's business center can handle any FAXing, printing, and copying needs you might have.
  • There's an ATM onsite. 
  • Hotel guests have access to the fitness room and the indoor pool. 
  • The hotel concierge can help you with locating transportation, making dinner arrangements, or holding baggage after checkout.
  • Conference attendees who are guests at the hotel receive free cooked-to-order breakfast via the hotel on Friday and Saturday morning before the conference.

  • The Embassy Suites offers Basil's, a restaurant and adjacent lounge, on site for dining options after 11:30am. Also, hotel guests are welcome to the free evening bar reception where they can enjoy beverages and snacks in the late afternoon. 


KING, nonsmoking: $169-189 (based on occupancy)
2 DOUBLES, nonsmoking: $169-189 (based on occupancy)
(Rates do not include tax)

See you at the conference!




This year’s event features the ever-popular tag team of
Teofilo Lee-Chiong MD and Nic Butkov RPSGT
in presentations that cover a wide range of
current PAP and sleep apnea interests among sleep technologists

Other key topics at this year’s conference include:

Prazosin and PTSD • Pediatric PAP Titrations • 
CBT-i in the Sleep Lab  Restless Legs Syndrome
The New "Restless Sleeper" Sleep Disorder Designation • 
Neuromuscular Disease and Sleep Breathing   ...and much more!  

Conference FAQs

Date: Friday October 12 to Saturday October 13, 2018   

Time: 745am to 6pm both days

Fee*: $180 early-bird rate until August 15; after that day, rate increases to $200. Registration ends October 10. Registration on the day of the conference increases to $225. 
*Fee includes lunch, coffee and two full days of educational programming which culminate in 14 AAST CECs and a certificate at the end of the conference.

NEW THIS YEAR! Single-day registration available for $112.50 either day. 

Location: Embassy Suites Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Seattle WA

Who is invited: Sleep technologists, sleep physicians, sleep health educators, respiratory therapists, nurses interested in sleep medicine, dental sleep medicine professionals

We look forward to seeing you at this year's conference! 

E-mail: info@washingtonstatesleepsociety.com or visit the Ganèsco Team contact page


The WSSS is looking for sleep technology vendors and exhibitors for the fall meeting

Call for Exhibitors || Washington State Sleep Conference

October 12-13, 2018 in Seattle, WA

The Washington State Sleep Society invites you to exhibit at the Washington State Sleep Meeting.

This two-day meeting for members of the Sleep Medicine community provides a critical analysis of, and learning opportunity in, the evolving field of sleep medicine.

This conference attracts Sleep Technologists and Respiratory Therapists across the Pacific Northwest as well as providers involved in the delivery of sleep medicine care.

Ganèsco is this year's sleep meeting event management company. We expect 150+ attendees this year. 


Levels of support currently available:
Silver - $775.00        □ Gold - $1,000.00        □ Platinum - $1,200.00

If you are a vendor interested in an exhibition booth and you:
  • want to receive a registration form
  • have forms that your company requires
  • have exhibitor registration questions
contact Nancy Nunley at Ganèsco at 931.284.9033 or via email: nancyn@ganesco.com. Registration forms may be sent in by mail, emailed to Nancy or sent by FAX to 904.212.2044. 


It's critical to complete your internal company documentation quickly as internal approval processes can take some time; Ganèsco cannot confirm your space until commitment is formally approved.

You may be provided other forms to fill out depending upon accrediting agency requirements.

You may register your attendees now or later if preferred, but all attendee information must be submitted by September 30, 2018.


Two favorite headliners return to our fall sleep meeting!

Two favorite speakers will be returning to the WSSS stage this coming fall!

Teofilo Lee-Chiong, MD (aka "Dr. Lee") is a well-known sleep medicine educator and frequent speaker at sleep medicine conferences. He is a board certified internist in Denver, Colorado affiliated with National Jewish Health. 

Dr. Lee is also a professor and the author of many references familiar to sleep technologists of sleep medicine professionals: 
  • Sleep Medicine: Essentials and Review (Oxford University Press, USA) 
  • Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (Wiley-Liss)
  • Fundamentals of Sleep Technology (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins)
  • Sleep Medicine (Hanley & Belfus)
  • Sleep Medicine Essentials (Wiley Blackwell)
  • Focus on Sleep Medicine: A Self-Assessment (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins)

Nic Butkov, RPSGT is an internationally recognized educator in sleep medicine and technology. He is Director of the School of Clinical Polysomnography (Medford, OR) and a longstanding faculty member of the School of Sleep Medicine (Palo Alto, CA). He currently serves as education coordinator at the Rogue Valley Sleep Center in Medford.

Butkov is also CEO of Synapse Media and a major contributor to two critical sleep technology texts:
  • Atlas of Clinical Polysomnography (Synapse Media, author)
  • Fundamentals of Sleep Technology (AAST, co-editor) 
A native Russian speaker, he assisted in launching the first clinical sleep facility in Russia in the 1990s. He is a recipient of both the Sharon Keenan PhD Award for Excellence in Education and the Elliot D. Weitzman MD Service Award for contribution to the growth and development of the sleep technology profession.

SAVE THE DATE! October 12-13, 2018
Registration portal coming soon


Want a sneak peek into the 2018 sleep conference?

These topics are subject to change, but for those who are curious, the WSSS board is working on 2018 conference presentations for the following:

  • Novel technologies in personalized sleep healthcare
  • Bi-Level PAP applications for advanced COPD
  • The new "Restless Sleeper" designation
  • Optimizing PAP therapy
  • Troubleshooting signals and sensors
  • PTSD and prazosin
  • Cardiovascular topics in sleep technology
  • The new rules of electrode placement
  • Restless legs: the latest research
  • Identifying central hypopneas
  • CBTi techniques in the sleep lab
  • Neuromuscular topics in sleep technology
  • The value of the CCSH credential
  • Pediatric PAP titrations
We hope to see you on October 12 and 13!


Registration portal opening soon, with early bird rates announced in July!