Global Workplace Wellness Summit Agenda



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

Evening agenda 7:00pm -10:00pm (CDT) 

Ideal for shift workers and multiple time zones

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Day 3 Agenda

November 10, 2021

FOCUS: Thriving Through Disruption

8:00 -8:20 am                                                  Networking & Sponsorship Spotlight

8:20 - 8:35 am                                                Warm-up Breath Work

Session 1  Day 3- Morning Agenda

8:35                                              Morning Program Commencement

Morning Workshops: 8:35 am - 11:30 am

8:35 - 9:45am                    THE EMOTIONAL WELLNESS AND PERFORMANCE FACTOR!  

Explore The links between DEI Conflicts, Interpersonal Resilience and  High Performance and Interactive interpersonal wellness activity to expand your awareness

Morning Workshop: 9:35 am - 11:30 am

DEI and Interpersonal Resilience are essential to withstand the human threats of the future. Global warming and natural disasters threaten our communities, workforce, and industries every year. Humans of all groups must learn to work together in the face of mounting disasters and depletion of resources.

Start your day with the interactive DEI and interpersonal wellness audit that examines how you make assumptions, biases, and judgements about others that may impact the health of DEI relationships. Join the Interpersonal and DEI Competency teaching for people at work. Expose your team to this newly updated emotional wellness teaching from Joyce’s 6th book - The WIS® Method: An Inclusive Wellness Competency Teaching & Coaching Framework. Gain insights into how we can reduce DEI conflicts, improve inclusion and interpersonal harmony to drive high performance at work.

Participants will Learn to:

  • Quickly identify DEI conflict triggers  
  • Understand how to assess their conflict driven DEI biases
  • Learn the interpersonal resilience wellness competency to drive DEI harmony at work

9:35 - 9:45 am                                   ENERGY BREAK   

with Dr. Patience Hemenway, Breath Specialist

9:45 - 10:40 am                          Panel Discussion 

Resilience, Self-care & Happiness Well-being Committee Panel

Members:

  • Dr. Suresh Devnani - Egypt
  • Henna Sharma, Happiness Coach - India
  • Shiri Aviel, Mindfulness Trainer - Israel
  • Sarah Kay: Laughter Expert - UK
  • Kay Nakamura: Self Care Expert - Japan

Member Panelists:         

Gain tools and techniques that has worked over the last few years in building happy workplaces from experts from around the globe. Learn best practices, policies, and techniques that companies can implement to help their employees manage their thoughts, emotions, and energy.

Participants will gain insight on:

  • Importance of happiness at work
  • Self-care, Happy Individual = Happy Team = High Productivity
  • Mindfulness and laughter exercises

10:30 am - Question & Answer: The panel will take questions from the audience

10:35 am - 11:30 am                               Workplace Environment Wellness Focus


10:35 am - 11:30 am                         Panel Discussion 

Designing and Maintaining Healthy Workspaces

Panelists: Antonio Gomez-Palacio, Bhavika Nayyar & Richard Le Sueur, Lee-Ann Kosziwka

      Designing and Maintaining Healthy Workspaces

Moderator: Lee-Ann Kosziwka

Explore HOW and WHAT can be done to create a healthier work environment with a variety of free "how to" resources.  


Participants will Learn:

  • Health benefits, equity/reach, and ROI/cost considerations of creating healthier physical work environments

11:30am - 12:00pm                           VIP Reception and Networking Session

11:30 am - 12:00 pm                          VIP Reception

Meet and greet our speakers and have your questions answered. Our VIP members will be part of the day's meet and greet session.

Get invited to the VIP Reception and Connect!

10: 30 am  - 10:44 am STRETCH BREAK


12:00pm - 12:30 pm                          LUNCH BREAK

Afternoon Workshops: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

12:30 - 1:00 pm                          Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Well-being 


Examine the impact of artificial intelligence on our health and well-being. Explore a range of AI tools, gadgets, and resources currently being used to help us manage and monitor our health and wellness.

Join your voice to this interactive exercise.  

Workplace Health and Wellness in the Caribbean

12:30 - 1:00 pm                          Panel Discussion 

Caribbean Committee Members

Committee Panel

Member Panelists:         

Dr. Ijah Thompson, Charlene Pedro, Lauri-Ann Ainsworth 

Moderator: Charlene Pedro

Topic: Workplace Wellness Strategies

  • Challenges and opportunities
  • Building Momentum
  • Wellness strategies and initiatives for a pandemic era

1:10 pm - Question & Answer: The panel will take questions from the audience

1:20pm - 2:00pm                               Workshop

Track 1                       Diverse & Inclusive Mental Health - Addressing Stigma

Facilitators: Caroline Ribeiro-Nelson & Maiten Panela

This interactive workshop will look at how the status of a person’s diversity, equity and inclusion can impact mental health. It will also focus on mental health stigma, the barriers this creates and ways to move forward. This session will involve participants self-reflection and sharing of their perspective on issues related to mental health & Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Participants will look at:

  • The important connection between Mental Health & DEI factors, such as Racism, Sexism, Ableism, Ageism, Homophobia, inequity, discrimination and injustice
  • Addressing mental health stigma and overcoming barriers
  • Identify some of the personal & professional barriers I challenges, which exist in addressing intersectionality and mental health
  • Steps in creating personal & professional wellbeing support strategies

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm                             KEYNOTE ADDRESS


Keynote Speaker

Sonia Satra

Topic: The Magic of Movement

Sonia Satra's The Magic of Movement is a fun, high-content, movement-based session for people who want to feel their best in all areas of life. By combining exercise with mindset tools, Sonia Satra helps you tap your mind, body, and emotions to reach your goals, perform at your best, and feel amazing. It's the ultimate life-hacking, goal-reaching, body-toning tool!

In this presentation, Sonia brings her award-winning blend of movement and mindset to:

  • Boost your energy, focus, and creativity
  • Manage stress and find inner peace
  • Strengthen every area of your life - from work to play and everything in between

Mid-Afternoon Break

2:35 pm - 4:00 pm                       Become A Wellness Facilitator


Facilitator: Joyce Odidison

Ready to become a hero of our time? There has never been a greater need for health and wellness practitioners as in this post pandemic era. The need for a whole person approach to health and wellness is now, if we are to get ready for the next health and wellness threat to human life.

Becoming A Wellness Facilitator

Wondering what it takes to become a wellness facilitator? As global warming accelerate, health and wellness is becoming the new economy. Learning the tools to facilitate comprehensive wellness with, individuals, groups, and organizations is growing in demand. Learn how to use the most comprehensive wellness model on the market with you clients and inside your organizations. 

Attendees will learn:

  • Why we should prepare for the next health and wellness crisis
  • The importance of a whole systems approach to health and wellness
  • How to become a wellness facilitator to help with increasing demands for health and well-being

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

2:30 - 2:45 pm BREAK

Reflections - VIP Spotlight

4:00 pm - 4:30                                            VIP Share - Your one take away today

4:30 pm                                             Adjournment

Day 3

Evening Session

Workshops: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm (CDT)

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

Well-being Strategies To Enhance Performance

Evening Workshops: 7:00 - 10:00 pm

7:00 pm - 7:15pm                                          Introduction

Well-being Strategies To Enhance Performance

7:15 pm -  7:45 pm         The WIS® Method: DEI Interpersonal Resilience

DEI Interpersonal Resilience are essential to withstand the human threats of the future. Global warming and natural disasters threaten our communities, workforce,, and industries every year. Humans of all groups must learn to rely on each other when crisis mounts and resources are depleted. Start your day with the interactive DEI and interpersonal wellness audit that examines how you make assumptions, biases, and harsh judgements about others that may be depleting the health of DEI relationship. Join the Interpersonal Wellness and DEI Competency teaching for people at work. Expose your team to this newly updated emotional wellness teaching from Joyce’s 6th book - The WIS® Method: An Inclusive Wellness Competency Teaching & Coaching Framework. Gain insights into how we can reduce DEI conflicts and improve interpersonal harmony to drive high performance

Participants will Learn to:

  • Quickly identify DEI conflict triggers  
  • Understand how assess their conflict driven DEI biases
  • Learn the interpersonal resilience competency to drive DEI harmony at work

7:45 pm - 8:15pm                                       Meditative Energy Break

8:15 pm - 9:00 pm                              Happiness at Work


8:15 pm - 9:00 pm                                          Panel Discussion

Topic: Creating Healthy Work Environments where employees will thrive

Attendees will get an overview of the latest trends in creative work environment to fuel productivity.

  • Understand the benefits of healthy workplaces
  • Identify ways to improve happiness in your work environments 

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm                                         Workshop

Facilitator: Beatrix Eder                    Working parents, an asset for your organization                               

There's a growing wave of working mothers choosing to exit the workforce, leaving a gap that is impossible to fill. Learn how your organization can attract and retain working mothers in the workforce.

Participants will learn:

  • The reasons why women are choosing to leave their careers
  • The steps they can take to attract and keep more working mothers at work

9:30 Questions and answers

9:45 pm - 10:00 pm                            Adjournment - Thanks for Being with us!

7:15 pm - 7:45 pm LAUGHTER YOGA

END OF DAY 3           WRAP UP

7:45 pm - 8:00 pm Wrap Up

Earn up to 10 Recertification credits for Day 2

We provide a range of recertification credits for several professional bodies accessible to our Summit VIP members.