We’ve put together a diverse group of speakers and sessions for this year’s Wellness 360 Conference, Return. Refocus. Re-engage. We’re sure they will give you new insights on the ever-changing work site wellness program landscape.
We look forward to you attending this year’s online conference on Tuesday, September 14, 2021!
The conference agenda
8:30 – 8:45 am
Refocus Today by Intention Setting
Presented by: Kevin Karas – Owner of Yoga Squared
Morning Yoga practice with intention setting for the Wellness 360 Conference.
8:45 – 9:15 am
The Three R’s” Re-focus, Re-energize, Re-sensitize:
Managing in Uncertain Times
Presented by: Dr. Joel Bennett: President of Organizational Wellness and Learning Systems
Managers and leaders must now navigate the changing landscape of employee needs for well-being, compassion, purpose, and growth opportunity.
This session provides a road map based on the Dr. Joel Bennett’s co-authored books and training in “Heart-Centered Leadership” and “Your Best Self at Work.”
Key concepts and practices will be covered for virtue-based and collective leadership, emotional intelligence, resilience, and cultivating a growth mind-set.
9:15 – 9:25 am
Coffee Break with HES
9:25 – 9:55 am
Connecting buildings & people: A powerful force for good in workplace well-being
Presented by: Joanna Watchman: Founder of Work in Mind
There has never been a better time to think about the impact that our workplace buildings and environments have on our health. A worldwide pandemic has given us cause – and pause – to accelerate new ideas, new thinking and new strategies for understanding the connection between our minds and bodies – and the spaces in which we work. Joanna Watchman, Founder of UK-based social purpose project Work in Mind, shares her experiences, thoughts as well as recent research and evidence that offers proof of the benefits (for businesses – and for their employees) of investing in more human-centric environments.
9:55 – 10:00 am
10:00 am – 10:30 am
Bringing Financial Wellness to the Work Place
Presented by: Kristy Brickle, Account Manager, Key@Work
As American families struggle financially, they are looking to their employers for guidance. Whether is it education, resources, or value added benefits, employees are seeking out the companies that provide a full suite of wellness services curtailed to them.
How can this give today’s employer a greater opportunity for loyalty and retention? And how can financial wellness specifically impact the employee, both at home and in the office? Bringing Financial Wellness to the Work Place identifies areas where employees are currently struggling the most in their financial journey, discusses the multigenerational (and multi-demographic) need for the dialogue, and offers a plan for offering financial wellness in your office.
10:30 – 10:35 am
10:35 – 11:05 am
Style Under Stress: Are You Prepared for a Crucial Conversation?
Presented by: Nealie D’Abate, DHSc, MHSA, C-TAGME: VP, Organizational Development and Chief Learning Officer at Western Reserve Hospital
Nealie D’Abate will introduce the premise for Crucial Conversations. She will share the importance of self-awareness while in stressful conversations and briefly review the strategies taught in the VitalSmarts Crucial Conversations course.
11:05 – 11:10 am
11:10 – 11:40 am
How to implement employee wellness solutions in hybrid, remote or in-office work environments
Presented by: Mike Tan: VP, Business Development
Four key pillars are required for an employee wellness solution to thrive and positively impact your workforce as we return to offices and our new normal. In this presentation, explore these pillars and see how LIFT creates healthier and more engaged work forces for companies like Amazon, Shopify, Hospitals and SMBs.
11:40 – 11:45 am
11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Sitting Syndromes: A Pain in the _____”
Presented by: Dr. Bob Griesse
Are your teammates losing efficiency and quality of life to neck pain, migraines/headaches, back and hip pain? Dr. Bob wants to take you on a journey of understanding why this is happening and leaving a few tips to improving these issues.