Keynote Speaker and Hosts

Dr. Lawrence Loh

Dr. Loh will share some powerful insight on health and wellness and the intersection between community health and workplace health and wellness. Tune in to listen on Day 1.

Joyce Odidison

Joyce is official host of the Summit. She will lead the interactive wellness activity each morning to help you align your wellness mindset, goals, and activities. Tune in each morning for your wellness improvement tip on Days 1, 2 & 3.

Victoria Grainger

Victoria is Founder of Wellness Works Canada and will co-host and chair a leader session focused on the Workplace Health and Performance Charter, led by Wellness Works Canada. Tune in on the afternoon of Day 1 to learn more.

Henna Sharma

Henna is a Happiness expert and coach, as well as part of the IWS team who will co-host the 2021 Asian Pacific Summit agenda.. Tune in to join the Pacific Asian session on Days 1, 2 & 3.

2021 Global Workplace Wellness Summit

Days 1, 2, & 3 Agenda

This Agenda is in Central Daylight Saving Time (CDT).

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Day 1 Agenda


Monday, November 8th, 2021: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm CST

FOCUS: Leading Inclusive Wellness for Health and Performance

Time

Summit Program

8:00 am – 8:20 am

Welcome and Introductions

8:20 am – 8:45 am

Opening Ceremony

8:45 am – 9:35 am

How  Well Are You Doing? - The WIS® Method: Spiritual Wellness Competency Teaching Interactive Activity

9:35 am – 9:50 am

Energy Break

9:50 am – 11:30 am

Inclusive Wellness Track 1 & 2

9:50 am – 10:40 am

DEI and Well-being Committee     

  • Introduction to the Committee

  • Panel Discussion / Presentation

  • Questions and Answers

10:45 am – 11:30 am

Track 1

Inclusive Wellness

  • Gender Diversity and Biodiversity Issues at Work

Track 2

Healing Generational Trauma

  • Addressing Microaggression and Encouraging  Microaffirmations at Work

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Lunch Break­­

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Keynote Address

Speaker: Dr. Lawrence Loh

Afternoon Sessions

12:40 pm – 2:00 pm

Leadership and Well-being Presentation


  • Introduction to the Committee

  • Panel Discussion / Presentation

  • Questions and Answers

12:50 pm – 01:30 pm

Leadership and Well-being Tracks

01:50 pm – 01:45 pm

Track 1 & 2

Track 1

Leading a Culture of Wellness

  • The Health and Performance Advantages

Track 2

Leadership Opportunities and Challenges

  • The SWOT Analysis of Leading Wellness at Work

02:05 pm – 2:15 pm

Energy Break

02:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Leading Inclusiveness and Well-being Track

02:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Track 1 & 2

Track 1

Diversity and Mental Health

  • Promoting Mental Health For Diverse Employee Groups

Track – 2

Leading Inclusive Wellness at Work

  • Strategies to Lead inclusive Wellness at Work

VIP Track

Workplace Health and Performance Leadership

  • Workplace Health & Performance Charter – Co-chaired by Wellness Works Canada

04:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Reflections – VIP Spotlight

04:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Adjournment

Evening Agenda - Day 1

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm CDT

Ideal for those joining from the Asia Pacific (APAC) Region

07:00 pm – 07:10 pm  

Introduction: Aligning Wellness to High Performance

07:15 pm - 08:15 pm

How Well Are You Doing? - The WIS® Method: Spiritual Wellness Competency Teaching Interactive Activity

08:15 pm - 08:30 pm

Meditative Energy Break

08:30 pm – 09:00 pm

Leading a Wellness Culture at Work

09:00 pm - 09: 30 pm

Panel Discussion – Providing Well-being Support for Leaders

09:30 pm - 09:45 pm

Questions & Answers VIP Spotlights

09:45 pm - 10:00 pm

Share Your Reflections and Take Away For The Day

10:00 pm

Adjournment

Day 2 Agenda


Tuesday, November 9th, 2021: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm CDT

FOCUS: Well-being Strategies To Enhance Performance

Time

Summit Program


07:30 am – 08:00 am

Networking

08:00 am – 08:20 am

Welcome and Announcements

08:25 am – 09:35 am

How  Well Are You Doing? - The WIS® Method: Spiritual Wellness Competency Teaching Interactive Activity

09:35 am – 10:35 am

Performance Strategies -Track

09:40 am – 10:30 am

Work-life Balance and The Right to Disconnect

  •  Introduction of Committee

  • Panel Discussion / Presentation

  • Questions and Answers

10:30 am – 11:25 am

Track 1 & 2

Track 1

Burnout Prevention

  • The Health and Performance Disadvantages

Track 2

Best Practices for High Performance

  • A Look at Global Practices to Sustain High Performance

10:15 am – 10:25 am

Energy Break with Patience Hemenway

10:30 am – 11:00 am

VIP Track

Accommodating Biodiversity and Inclusion at Work - Designing for Wellbeing, Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity – Kay Sargeant

10:30 am – 12:00 am

The Emergence of Workplace Wellness in Key African Countries

  • Introduction of Committee

  • Panel Discussion

  • Questions and Answers

Track 1 & 2

Track 1

Emerging Trends in Workplace Culture

  • Employee Well-being

Track 2

Positive Impact and Opportunities

  • Challenges and Opportunities

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Lunch Break

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Keynote Address – Dr. Mary Donohue – The Feedback Gap

Afternoon Sessions

01:15 pm – 02:30 pm

Designing and Executing Workplace Well-being Strategies



  • Introduction to the Committee

  • Panel Discussion / Presentation

  • Questions and Answers

Track 1 & 2

Track 1

Emerging Trends in Workplace Wellness Strategies

  • Adaptations for Remote and Hybrid Realities

Track 2

Attracting and Sustaining High Talents

  • Employee Focused Wellness Approaches

02:30 pm – 02:45 pm

Energy Break

02:45 pm – 03:45 pm

Neuroscience, Mental Wellness, and Wellness Coaching- Closing the Mental Wellness Gaps

  • Introduction of Committee

  • Panel Discussion / Presentation

  • Questions and Answers

Track 1 & 2

Track 1

Emerging Trends in Workplace Wellness Strategies

  • Adaptations for Remote and Hybrid Realities

Track 2

Attracting and Sustaining High Talents

  • Employee Focused Wellness Approaches – Wellness Coaching

02:05 pm – 2:15 pm

Plenary Session

02:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Debrief

03:45 pm – 04:10 pm

Adjournment

04:10 pm – 04:25 pm

Share Your Reflections and Take Away For The Day

04:30 pm

Adjournment

Evening Agenda - Day 2

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm CDT

Ideal for those joining from the Asia Pacific (APAC) Region

07:00 pm – 07:10 pm  

Introduction: Well-being Strategies To Enhance Performance

07:15 pm - 08:15 pm

How Well Are You Doing? - The WIS® Method: Spiritual Wellness Competency Teaching Interactive Activity

08:15 pm - 08:30 pm

Meditative Energy Break

08:30 pm – 09:00 pm

Burnout Prevention Strategies

09:00 pm - 09: 30 pm

Implementing Burnout Practices in Your Workplace

09:30 pm - 09:45 pm

Questions & Answers – VIP Spotlights

09:45 pm - 10:00 pm

Share Your Reflections and Take Away For The Day

10:00 pm

Adjournment

Day 3 Agenda


Wednesday, November 10th, 2021: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm CDT

FOCUS: Thriving Through Disruption

Time

Summit Program

08:00 am – 08:20 am

Announcements

08:25 am – 09:35 am

How Well Are You Doing? - The WIS® Method: Interpersonal Wellness & Resilience Competency Teaching - Interactive Activity

09:45 am – 10:15 am

Work-life Balance and the Right to Disconnect

  •  Introduction of Committee

  • Panel Discussion / Presentation

  • Questions and Answers

Track 1 & 2

Track 1

The Resilience Advantage

  • Emotional and Mental Resilience

Track 2

Self-care and Happiness

  • Promoting Happiness and Self-care at Work

10:15 am – 10:25 am

Energy Break

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Workplace Wellness Initiatives in the Caribbean

  • Introduction of Committee

  • Panel Discussion

  • Questions and Answers

Track 1 & 2

Track 1

Healthy Workspaces

  • The Productivity Impact of Healthy Workspaces

Track 2

Design and Maintenance

  • Design and Maintaining Healty Workspaces

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Lunch Break

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Keynote Address

Focus: Artificial Intelligence and Well-being

Afternoon Sessions

01:05 pm – 01:30 pm

Workplace Wellness Initiatives in the Caribbean



  • Introduction of Committee

  • Panel Discussion

  • Questions and Answers

01:30 pm – 02:00 pm

Track 1 & 2

Track 1

Workplace Wellness Strategies in Key Caribbean Islands

  • Challenges and Opportunities to Working Well

Track 2

Building Momentum

  • Engaging Owners and Leaders in Workplace Wellness Conversations

02:00 pm –04:10 pm

VIP Reception

02:00 pm – 02:30 pm

The Magic of Movement – Sonia Satra

02:30 pm – 03:00 pm

The Wellness AI Landscape

03:05 pm – 04:00 pm

VIP Spotlight – Get Your Questions Answered

02:10 pm – 02:20 pm

VIP Reception

04:00 pm – 04:25 pm

Share Your Reflections and Take Aways

04:30 pm

Adjournment

Evening Agenda

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm CDT

Ideal for those joining from the Asia Pacific (APAC) Region

07:00 pm – 07:10 pm  

Introduction: Well-being Strategies To Enhance Performance

07:15 pm - 08:15 pm

How Well Are You Doing? - The WIS® Method: Spiritual Wellness Competency Teaching Interactive Activity

08:15 pm - 08:30 pm

Meditative Energy Break

08:30 pm – 09:00 pm

Burnout Prevention Strategies

09:00 pm - 09: 30 pm

Implementing Burnout Practices in Your Workplaces

09:30 pm - 09:45 pm

Questions & Answers

09:45 pm - 10:00 pm

Reflections

10:00 pm

Adjournment

Get 6 CCE credit hours per day for attending the Summit from a number of organizations, including NBHWC, ICF, SHRM, and Wellness Works Canada.