Day 2 agenda

Wednesday November 11, 2020

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

(All Times in CDT)

Virtual Showcase of Sponsors & Exhibitors

Summit Store and Charity of Choice Introduction

7:00 am -7:30 am

 7:30 am -8:00 am

Virtual Showcase of Sponsors & Exhibitors   7:00 am -7:30 am

Summit Store and Charity of Choice Introduction  7:30 am -8:00 am

Summit Program

8:00 am - 8:30 am

8:30 am - 9:15 am 

8:00 am - 8:30 am

8:30 am - 9:15 am 

Dr. David Rabin Keynote Speaker

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

9:15 am  

 Virtual Exhibits & Sponsor Presentation

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

9: 30 am  - 9:45 am 


Patience Hemenway

Patience Hemenway 

Who is Behind the Desk: Remove repressed emotion

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

Morning Workshops: 9:45 - 10:30 am

Stress Management Emotional & Mental Health Track

Dr. Judeline Innocent 

Workplace psychological safety in challenging times - addressing obstacles and opportunities not to be missed.

Understand psychological safety in the workplace. Understand situational stresses in the workplace. Methods to create a healthy work environment. Understand the benefits of creating a healthy work environment for all.

Participants will Learn:

  • Definition of workplace stresses due to Covid-19
  • Examples of workplace stresses
  • Methods to alleviate workplace stresses
  • Benefits of a healthy workplace

10: 30 am  - 10:44 am                                 STRETCH BREAK

10: 30 am  - 10:44 am


Morning Workshops: 10:45 - 11:45 am

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 over reacting in stressful times at work and elsewhere

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:

Removing barriers and challenges to improve mental health at work

Afternoon Workshops: 1:15 - 2:15pm

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 andanxiety 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.

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm          Virtual Exhibits & Sponsor Presentation

2:30 - 2:45 pm                                         BREAK

2:30 - 2:45 pm


Afternoon Workshops: 2:50 - 3:50 pm

Diversity Inclusion & Interpersonal Relationships

Sandi Boucher

The Mistaken Lens - A History of Assumptions
"The Mistaken Lens - A History of Assumptions" illustratesto 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 pack.

3:50 pm - 4:00 pm Stretch Break

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

Emotional and Mental Health Track

Alley 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

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm SUPER BREAK

Evening Workshops: 6:15 - 7:15pm

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

7:15 pm - 7:45 pm              LAUGHTER YOGA

7:15 pm - 7:45 pm


8:00 pm                    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