Belgian Association for Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine




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Coming up

BASS Autumn meeting, with traditional forum for oral communications, and simultanuous gatherings for technologists and for psychologists: Friday 8 November 2019, Ghent.

2019 Autumn Meeting online

Registration is open.



CGT insomnia (in Dutch, uniquely for Masters in psychology or psychiatrists): 30-31/01 and 20-21/02 2020

BASS cursus CGT-I 2020 online

Registration is open.



International Sleep Medicine Course (ISMC): 27-30 April 2020: Save the dates!


Leerboek Slaap en Slaapstoornissen: SOLD OUT!

It is important as one of the few dutch books on Sleep disorders.

Johan Verbraecken and Bertien Buyse, board members, are two of the editors.


   Leerboek slaapstoornissen_front

 The book is still available via ACCO  as E-book.



Past meetings


Spring Meeting 2019: Friday, May 24, Brussels




Autumn Meeting 2018: Friday, November 09, Liège 

2018 Autumn Meeting online



Spring Meeting 2018: Friday, May 25, Dworp

2018 Spring Meeting online



Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) 2018

The BASS organized a four-day course on CBT-I in Dutch for psychologists.

January 26-27 and February 23-24, 2018 in UZA, Edegem.

2018 CGT-I online



Autumn Meeting 2017: Friday, November 17, Namur




International Sleep Medicine Course: October 23-26, 2017

 2017 ISMC short


OSA convention

Information about the recent amendments of the OSA convention

as presented in Leuven on 25/01/2017:  to find on this page after logging in



Autumn Meeting 2016

Photo report of the meeting

The award winners:

2016 Autumn Meeting online


Autumn Meeting 2015

2015 Autumn Meeting



Spring Meeting 2015 

Life Achievement Award for Professor Robert Poirrier, June 2015

2015 Poirrier award



f ICSD-3

The International Classification of Sleep Disorders (ICSD-3) is now available in French via

Read more


Life Achievement Award for Professor Daniel Rodenstein, November 2014

Life Achievement Award 2014 Daniel Rodenstein








  This course is in French, organised by the  ULB.



November 2014

BASS meeting: Friday 28 november 2014, Hof ter Musschen, Woluwe

BASS_Autumn _Meeting _2014_front




BASS meeting, 4 July 2014:


The History of Sleep and Wakefulness Research and the History of Sleep Medicine




This was a joint meeting with very varying program with the 'International Society for the History of Neurosciences' and highlights some of the history of sleep research.