6th ESRS Congress

23 - 26 March 1982,
Zurich, Switzerland

Publication:
Sleep 1982, Proceedings of the 6th ESRS Congress,
W. P. Koella (ed.), Basel, Karger 1983

Programme

Special Lectures:

  1. Michel Jouvet: Hypnogenic indolamine-dependent factors and paradoxical sleep rebound
  2. Gerard Groos: Regulation of the circadian sleep-wake cycle
  3. U. Moser  et al.: Experiences with computer simulation of dream processes

Symposia:

  1. Information processing during sleep (Chairs: D. Lehmann, M. Bertini)
  2. Autonomic nervous system and sleep physiology (Chairs: P. L. Parmeggiani, F. Obal, Jr.)
  3. The rational use of hypnotic drugs (Chairs: I. Oswald, L. Garma)

      Workshops:

      1. Endogenous sleep factors (Chairs: R. Ursin, A. A. Borbély)
      2. Phylogenetic approaches to the functions of sleep. (Chairs: I. Tobler, J. Horne)
      3. Use of sleep laboratories in clinical practice (Chairs: M. Billiard, S. Smirne)

      The Scientific and Publications Committee selected 80 out of 130 submitted papers as Mini-Papers for inclusion into the congress proceedings.

      ESRS Board

      President:I. Oswald (Edinburgh)
      Vice-President:P. Visser (Amsterdam)
      Secretary:M. Billiard (Montpellier)
      Assistant-Secretary:A. Besset (Montpellier)
      Treasurer: J.-M. Gaillard (Geneva)

      Scientific Committee

      O. Benoit (Paris)
      A. Borbély (Zurich)
      W. P. Koella (Basel)
      P. Putkonen (Helsinki)
      B. Roth (Prague)

      Local Organizing Committee

      Chair:
      Alexander Borbély (Zurich)

      Members:
      Jean Michel Gaillard (Geneva)
      Dietrich Lehmann (Zurich)
      Maija Loepfe (Zurich)
      Inge Strauch (Zurich)
      Irene Tobler (Zurich)