Working Time 2019
The scientific program will include four types of presentations: keynote lectures (see "Keynote Speakers" tab), symposia, oral sessions, and poster sessions. See below for a list of symposia that have been accepted for presentation, including preliminary presentation titles. Information regarding oral and poster sessions will be added to the website once the International Scientific Committee has made the selections. 

Sleep, Work, and Chronic Disease: New Insights and Current Challenges 
Chair: Céline Vetter
Amy Reynolds: Non-Standard Work Hours and Chronic Health Conditions in Australia
Johnni Hansen: Shift-Work, Diurnal Preference, Sleep and Parkinson’s Disease
Philip Tucker: Shiftwork and Prescription Medication Use
Jill Dorrian: Coping Strategies and Health in Shift Workers

Fatigue Risk Management in Nursing and Opportunities for Innovation and Growth
Chair: Lois James
Linsey Steege: Addressing Occupational Fatigue in Nurses – Fatigue Monitoring and Risk Management to Improve Nurse Safety and Health
Chiara Dall’Ora: Costs and Consequences of 12-Hour Shifts in Nursing: Perspectives from England’s National Health Service
Knar Sagherian: Subjective Fatigue and Fatigue-Risk Measurement and Their Relationships With Absenteeism in 12-Hour Shift Hospital Nurses from the United States
Marian Wilson: On-Duty Performance Measurements and Impacts of Work/Break Policies for Shift-Working US Nurses 

Individual Differences in Shift Work Tolerance: Gender & Aging
Chair: Heidi Lammers-van der Holst
Diane Boivin: Sex Differences in Tolerance to Night Shifts
Parisa Vidafar: Sex Differences in Shift Work Tolerance: Searching for a Potential Mechanism
Mikko Härmä: Working Hours, Sleep and Fatigue in the Finnish Public Sector -Study. Does Ageing Matter?
Jeanne Duffy: Older Shiftworkers: Greater Tolerance for Sleep Loss, But Worse Ability to Sleep at Adverse Times

 Strategies to Mitigate Fatigue Hazard Due to Irregular Working Hours in Transport
Chair: Göran Kecklund
Torbjörn Åkerstedt: Sleepiness at Top of Descent – Influence of Time of Day, End Time, Duration and Sectors in a Large European Sample of Aircrew
Mikael Sallinen: Fatigue Mitigation in Air, Road, and Rail Transport: Biomathematical Modeling and Operators’ Behavioral Strategies
Stephen Popkin: At the Intersection of Hours of Service Regulations, Fatigue Risk Management and the Changing Landscape of Vehicle-Operator Interaction; Charting a New Destination or Doomed to Go Around in Circles
Anna Anund: Autonomous Driving and Working Hours in Road Transport

Circadian Health and Optimization on a Shiftwork Schedule
Chair: Diane Boivin
Céline Vetter: Sleep Around the Clock: Chronotypes and Sleep Health in Contemporary Nursing Schedule
Gena Glickman: Optimizing Shiftworker Sleep and Circadian Health via Novel Lighting Strategies
Siobhan Banks: Altering the Timing of Meals to Improve Metabolic Health in Shift Workers
Emily Manoogian: Time-Restricted Eating to Improve Health in Firefighters


Using Post-Event Fatigue Investigations to Improve Safety
Chairs: Jana Price & Katherine Wilson
Missy Rudin-Brown: Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) Fatigue Investigation Methodology and Recent Recommendations
Jason Palmer: Using Vehicle Data to Identify and Address Fatigue
Jim Mangie: Voluntary Fatigue Reporting System Within a Fatigue Risk Management System
Anne Kirsch: OSA Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment Program Implementation After a Major Rail Event


Modeling Shift Work and Circadian Disruption: Experimental and Mathematical Approaches
Chair: Masaya Takahashi
Janne Grønli: Can Night Shift Workers Benefit From Light Exposure?
Ilia Karatsoreos: Human Val66Met Polymorphism Alters Sleep and Circadian Responses in a Mouse Model of Chronodisruption
Svetlana Postnova: Predicting Alertness, Sleep, and Circadian Dynamics in Nurses Working Shifts
Michael Rempe: A Mathematical Framework for Understanding Sleep Disturbances in a Rodent Model of Shift Work

 Night Work is Bad, So Day Work is Good, Right?
Chair: Siobhan Banks
Kenneth Wright, Jr.: Daylight Exposure: Effects on Metabolism
Claudia Moreno: Eating, Sleeping, and Working in Different Environments: Does it Make a Difference?
Arne Lowden: Circadian and Sleep Constraints in Day Workers and Retired
Göran Kecklund: Working Mainly at Daytime: Health and Safety Risk Without Circadian Disruption

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