The meeting is held under the egis of the Russian Society of Somnologists (RSS) and is organized by the Youth Committee of the RSS. The Workshop has been biennially conducted since 2001 and considers topical fundamental and practical issues in somnology. Its main goal is to provide the opportunity for young specialists to broaden their knowledge in the field, to establish and strengthen interdisciplinary and international collaboration. The target audience includes both researchers and clinicians. The agenda of the upcoming Workshop will include plenary sessions, interactive seminars, roundtable discussions, and young investigators' sessions.