Day 2 agenda

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

8:00 am – 8:00 pm

(All Times in CDT)

Summit Marketplace & Sponsor Showcase

Summit Store and Charity of Choice Introduction

 7:50 am – 8:00 am Virtual Showcase of Sponsors & Exhibitors   7:00 am -7:30 amSummit Store and Charity of Choice Introduction  7:30 am -8:00 am

Summit Program

8:00 am – 8:30 am 8:30 am – 9:30 am OPENING CEREMONYKEYNOTE SESSION8:00 am – 8:30 am OPENING CEREMONY8:30 am – 9:15 am KEYNOTE SESSION

Dr. David Rabin Keynote Speaker

The Neuroscience Of Mental Health – Tools and Strategies to Manage and Maintain Optimal Mental Health


9: 30 am  – 9:45 am 


Patience Hemenway

9: 30 am  – 9:45 am              ENERGY BREAK  – Patience Hemenway

Patience Hemenway 

Who is Behind the Desk: Remove repressed emotion

Join Patience the summit breath specialist and wellness coach to breathe. Join the breath energy session and feel as renewed as your breath.

Morning Workshops: 9:45 – 10:30 am

Emotional Resilience – Mental Health Track

Ally Nathaniel

The Power of Emotional Resilience  – How you can become an influential leader and create change by embracing your emotions.

Learn the Power of Emotional Resilience – How you can become an influential leader and create change by embracing your emotions.

  • The truth about what’s really stopping you from Playing big.
  • How to eliminate the mental blocks that are preventing you from reaching your goals.
  • Leadership tips to advance your career

10: 30 am  – 10:44 am                                 STRETCH BREAK

10: 30 am  – 10:44 am


Morning Workshops: 10:45 – 11:45 am

Reducing Workplace Bully and Stress  – Mental Health Track

Linda Crockett

Workplace Bullying: what it is, what it isn’t, and what to do about it.

What is Bullying, What is Not Bullying How is this impacting organization, teams, individuals, and society as a whole? What can we do about it! Prevention and Interventions. How to restore the workplace, repair reputations, and recover from the injuries.

  • A clear understanding of workplace bullying today
  • What people need to do to protect themselves. What people need to do to help them heal emotionally and mentally.

11:45 am – 12:30 pm                           LUNCH BREAK

11:45 am – 12:30 pm


12:30 pm –  1:15 pm           Fireside Chat with Experts

Meet The Experts: Sara Riel Team

Building Supportive Relationships for Optimal Mental Health in the Workplace

Daniel Omolola

Tara Brousseau Snider

Cameron Tindall

Learn how to recognize and respond to mental health issues in the workplace, ways you can create a workplace culture of acceptance and understanding around these issues, as told from the perspectives of front-line staff, management, and leadership.  We will then explore some strategies that can help people manage workplace/life stress in the context of COVID-19, and look at how mindfulness, self-care, and self-compassion can be used as tools to manage your mental health and well-being.

1:20 pm – 1:30 pm          Virtual Exhibits & Sponsor Presentation

Afternoon Workshops: 1:30 pm- 2:30 pm

Emotional and Mental Wellness At Work

Ria Dark

Mental Health in the Workplace

There has been a steady increase in the suicide rates 63% increase in women and 43% increase in men between the ages of 45-64 just in the past couple of decades. As the rate of As depression and anxiety rates grow it is costing billions of dollars in lost work hours, amounting to a total of 200 million working days lost in 2018.

Come and learn how to:

  • Determine the impact of clinical depression and anxiety in the workplace
  • Identify appropriate intervention methods
  • Your role in preventing workplace substance use and abuse
  • Recognize the role of stress and other factors impacting the employee
  • Review strategies for assisting employees
  • Treatment and resources.

2:30 – 2:45 pm                                         BREAK

2:30 – 2:45 pm


Afternoon Workshops: 2:45 – 3:45 pm

Diversity Inclusion & Interpersonal Relationships

Sandi Boucher

The Mistaken Lens – A History of Assumptions“The Mistaken Lens – A History of Assumptions” illustrates to listeners/viewers that their lens is unknowingly tinted by their experience and previous knowledge, leading in some cases to erroneous assumptions.

Participants will learn:

What cultural lens is and the impact of same; learn the value of intent; learn the value of holding space; learn the value of allowing others to learn at their own pace.

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Networking Session

Afternoon Workshops: 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm

Emotional and Mental Health Track

Ese Magege

BREATH- an adjunct to the management of S.A.D (stress, anxiety, depression)

Learn to Breath in managing stressful emotions, cessation of practices that cause persistent insult to our bodies & autonomic nervous system. Gain insight into the autonomic nervous system & how it shapes the way we experience life

Participants will learn:

  • Learn how to better control emotional reactivity
  • How to interrupt habits that don’t serve us & develop new patterns that connect us to more vitality
  • Learn how to respond to overreacting in stressful times at work and elsewhere

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm DINNER BREAK

6:00 pm – 6:15 pm – WARM UP

Evening Workshops: 6:20 pm – 7:20 pm

Positive psychology, neuroscience and wellness coaching Track

Hanna Airey

Inspire, empower and motivate

We all go through challenging times, it’s our choice in how we react. We have the ability to change our mindset, given the resources and support to do so. Gain tools to interrupt the stress response.

By the end of this session, participants will

  1. 1How adversity gives us our biggest opportunity for change
  2. 2be empowered by the knowledge that they have more control over their minds than what they think they do.
  3. 3Learn how to tap into our body’s systems to react a different way

7:20 pm – 7:45 pm              REFLECTIONS 

7:15 pm – 7:45 pm


8:00 pm                  LAUGHTER YOGA & WRAP UP

8:00 pm

Wrap Up

Earn up to 18 Recertification credits for SHRM

Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc. is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.  The Global Workplace Wellness Summit is valid for 26 PDCs options for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

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