Virtual Summit Agenda

Diverse Topics and Content

The summit agenda will cover a diverse range of topics that represents every dimension of wellness that contributes to healthy, happy and well employees and workplaces.

Get Access to The World's Most Comprehensive Virtual Content on Workplace Wellness.

February 19th - 22nd, 2019


Get Worry Free Access to the Summit Content

We know that you are too busy and may not make all the live sessions, so the summit pass packages give you access to all recordings, templates, and Q&A sessions for up to 30 days and more, with worry free cloud-base access for digital download, from any device or location globally.

Early Bird Rates: Get Your Passes at the special rate only till January 31, 2019.

Tuesday February 19, 2019

Summit Day 1


Available in all time zones. Please Check for your time zone. Times are set as CST (Chicago Time)

Time zones: 7:30 am CST = (8:30 am NY) (5:30 am LA) (1:30 pm UK) (9:30 pm Singapore) (12:30 am AUT) (9:30 pm China)


Time zones: 7:30 am - 2:30 pm CST  

Perfect for North America, Caribbean, South America, and Europe participants

​Improving Wellness

Designing Workplace Wellness Systems

Perfect if you are looking for tools or a framework to house your workplace wellness offerings.

The Workplace Wellness Toolkit

Time: 7: 30 - 8:30 am  (CST) - Masterclass

Speaker: Joyce Odidison, MA, PCC, CTDP.

Start the summit with an overview of the workplace wellness toolkit. Compare with your own toolkit, learn why many traditional wellness programs don't get the participation they need.  Get tips to make your workplace wellness program more inclusive, based on the nine wellness competencies. 

Objectives:

Participants will learn how to increase participation in your workplace wellness programs and how to expand your wellness program scope and focus. to be more inclusive and reflective of employees true needs.

(Available in Impact and VIP passes and recorded packages only.)

Neuroscience of Wellness

Perfect if you are looking for information and resources on brain health awareness and well-being.

Sleep, Productivity and Brain Health

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm  (CST) 

Speaker: Beatrix Schmidt, Founder of The Sleep Method  

Are you asleep while you are awake? Learn how your sleep can impact all areas of your life and productivity

Objectives:

  • Become familiar with The Sleep Deep Method
  • Understand the importance of sleep

(Available in Impact and VIP passes and recorded packages only.)

Leadership Strategies

Perfect if you are a leader who  leads a workplace wellness culture change in your organization.

Beyond Maternity Leave: How to Retain Your Top Female Talent

Time:   1:30 am - 2:30 pm  (CST)

Speakers: Jennifer Henderson, Career Allies

Organizations struggle with consistent and organized responses to women when they announce they’re pregnant. That mismanagement often leads to confusion, resentment, unconscious bias and a variety of other risks to mom, supervisor and employer. Our program will teach actionable and easy to use tools and approaches to manage the before, during and after maternity leave to maximize retention, engagement and reduce productivity disruption.

Objectives: Participants in this workshop will achieve these outcomes:

  • To effectively respond to women who announce they’re pregnant
  • The most common dos and don’ts for employers to be aware of when
  • managing maternity leaves
  • How to plan for a successful before, during and after maternity leave journey for moms and supervisors

(Available in VIP passes and recorded packages only.)


Time zones: 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm CST  

Perfect for Australia, Singapore, China and India participants

Wellness Strategies

Personal Empowerment

Perfect if you are an employee who want more resources and strategies to manage your wellness at work.

Dealing with Chronic Disease, Disability, and Your Career

Time 3: 30 pm - 4:30 pm (CST)

Panel Discuss: 

Hear personal stories of how our panelists dealt with chronic diseases, Cancer, and Disability while managing their careers. Learn and be encouraged by their personal journeys and the tools that helped them to overcome. 

Objective:

Participants in this session will get to ask the panelist questions about their own wellness, learn coping strategies and gain strength and optimism to go through their own personal heal and life challenges.

(Available to all level passes.)

Neuroscience and Wellness

Perfect if you are searching for resources to enhance mental health for clients and employees.

Are You Suffering Over Use of Technology?

Time 6: 30 pm - 7:30 pm (CST)

Speaker: Dr Lynn Migdal

Technology is great but it has its shortcomings. Many ailments and new diseases are related to overuse and ill uses of the very technology that was designed to simplify our lives. The good news is that there are ways we can heal and counter the effect of technology abuse on our minds and bodies to improve our brain and physical well-being.

Objectives: Participants in this session will learn:

  • Understand the role of the vargus nerve
  • Learn how to heal themselves from technology overuse
  • Common technology abuse signs to look for
  • How to use breath to heal the vargus nerve

(Available in Impact and VIP passes and recorded packages only.)

Mental Health & Fitness

Perfect if you are searching for resources to enhance mental health for clients and employees.

Using The Athlete Mentality to Boost Performance at Work

Time 8: 00 pm - 9:00 pm (CST)

Speaker: Luke McEldowney, WISF

Athletes are intentional about how they spend their time. They train their mind, their body, and for their craft. They use food, mindset and goals to fuel their minds and body because they know it makes a difference in their performance.

Objectives: Participants in this session will learn:

  • How to use routines to maximize productivity
  • Controlling self-talk to improve your performance and relationships
  • Set better goals to help you achieve more
  • Train your mind to build mental toughness, focus, and concentration
  • Get your mind working for you, instead of against you to be more resilient
  • Identify your peak performance state and get in your zone

(Available in Impact and VIP passes and recorded packages only.)


Wednesday February 20, 2019

Summit Day 2


Time zones: 7:30 am - 2:30 pm CST  

Perfect for North America, Caribbean, South America, and Europe

Interpersonal Wellness


Personal Empowerment

Perfect if you are an employee who want more resources and strategies to manage your wellness at work.

DEMYSTIFYING DIS-EMPOWERMENT - Set Your Boundaries and Standards

Time 7: 30 - 8:30 am (CST)

Speaker: Anita Ghosal

Do you say yes when you mean no? Do you find yourself putting others needs before your own? Maybe you are feeling overwhelmed, frazzled and frayed running around trying to please others , always taking on others upsets, feeling too guilty to say no?

Objectives: Participants in this session with learn:

  • To identify their boundaries and maintain them
  • Setting empowering boundaries
  • How to say no when it is warranted
  • Boundaries to make your empowered vision a reality


(Available in all level passes.)

Interpersonal Wellness

Perfect if you want to improve relations and reduce the stress of interpersonal conflicts at work.

Relational Well-being at Work

Time 9: 30 am - 10:30 am (CST)

Speaker: Joyce Odidison, MA, PCC, CTDP

Interpersonal relationships play a large part in the health and wellness of your workplace. Join the relational leadership masterclass and learn how to apply the evidenced base interpersonal wellness model at work

Objectives: Participants in this session will:

  • Learn to apply the relational well-being wheel in their workplace to help employees flourish at work.
  • Explore the interpersonal wellness model concept and framework
  • Gain a better understanding of how interpersonal wellness can impact the overall team well-being

 (Available in the VIP passes and recorded packages only.)

Mental Health & Fitness

Perfect if you are searching for resources to enhance mental health for clients and employees.

Managing Stress and Happiness at Work

Time 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (CST)

Speaker:  Avital Miller, Healing Breakthrough Facilitator

Employees who know how to manage stress, have greater health, and are happier can be 20% more productive. 

Through the health and happiness of one’s body, mind, and spirit, they can produce greater results with their goals and love what they do. Picture yourself waking up every day with boundless energy, enthusiasm, and the confidence you are on the right path.

Objectives: Participants will learn how to:

  • Stay motivated and joyful in the work you do everyday.
  •  Overcome roadblocks no matter what challenge presents itself.
  •  Create a roadmap to success that is fun and easy for you to follow.
  •  Establish a mindset that magnetizes more success.

(Available in all passes)

Interpersonal Wellness

Perfect if you want to improve relations and reduce the stress of interpersonal conflicts at work.

Being Resilient as a Female in a Male Dominated Industry

Time 1: 30 - 2:30 pm (CST)

Speaker: Pasha Cook

For centuries women have had to struggle to enter, be treated fairly, get accepted, and thrive in the traditionally male dominated professions. This is still an issue for many women across the globe. How do some women thrive and others fail? What are the strategies for succeeding in the male dominated professions and industries?

Objectives: participants in this session will:

  • Hear from someone who has been there
  • identify key strategies for thriving in the "male" world
  • Success tips to be resilient

(Available in Impact and VIP passes and recorded packages only.)



Time zones: 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm CST  

Perfect for Australia, Singapore, China and India participants

Workplace Wellness Systems

Perfect if you are looking for tools or a framework to house your workplace wellness offerings.

Designing Workplace Wellness Programs that Works

Time 3:30  - 4:30 pm  (CST)

Speakers; Panelist- Panel Discussion -

Hear from workplaces that have successfully instituted wellness programs that work and let their employees flourish at work.

Objectives: Participants will hear personal journey of the panelists and their teams as they work to create and improve their workplace wellness programs.

(Available to all level passes)

Neuroscience and Well-being

Perfect if you are looking for information on brain health awareness and well-being.

Neuroscience and Well-being 

Time 6: 30 - 7:30 pm      - Presentation -

Speaker: 

Curious about well-being from a neurological perspective? Learn how well-being is being created and sustained by your brain and activities that can impact your well-being.

(Available to all level of passes.)

Leadership Strategies

Perfect if you lead are a leader or lead a workplace wellness culture change in your organization.

Building a Resilient Team Culture

Time 8: 00 pm  - 9:00 pm (CST)

Speaker: Kathryn McEwen

While we all need to take personal accountability for investing in our well-being, the culture within our work teams and the actions of leadership can foster or detract from our efforts.Learn from this evidence-based framework, the Resilience at Work (R@W) Toolkit, being used in research and practice internationally to build team cultures that support sustainable performance in challenging jobs.

Objectives: Participants will learn:

Participants will gain a practical roadmap for taking a systemic approach to building resilience within teams and organisations.

(Available in all passes )


Thursday February 21, 2019

Summit Day 3


Time zones: 7:30 am - 2:30 pm CST  

Perfect for North America, Caribbean, South America, and Europe

Personal Empowerment

Perfect if you are looking for tools or a framework to house your workplace wellness offerings.

Doing Wellness Assessments that Work.

 Time: 10: 00 am - 11:30 am  (CST)

Speaker: Kim Standeven, WISF

Learn how to easily implement wellness assessments at work that capture the true needs of your employees. Each participant will get to complete the wellness assessment and learn how to interpret the scores.

Learning Objective: Participants in this session will:

  • Gain a comprehensive wellness framework for employee wellness
  • Gain the insight and awareness about wellness 
  • Gain access to to the wellness conversation framework for their workplace

(Available in Impact and VIP passes and recorded packages only.)

Neuroscience

Perfect if you are looking for information on brain health awareness and well-being.

Optimizing Your Brain Health at Work

Time 7: 30 am - 9:30 am      

Speaker: 

Your brain is an amazingly efficient organ and one that requires care and maintenance. Learn tips and strategies to optimize your brain health to keep it functioning well.

Objectives: Participants in this session will:

  • Learn practical brain health tips and strategies
  • Gain a better understanding of brain health

(Available to all level of passes.)

Leadership Strategies

Perfect if you are a leader or lead a workplace wellness culture change in your organization.

Building a Relational Leadership Culture

Time 1: 00 pm - 2:30 pm

Speaker: Joyce Odidison, MA, PCC, CTDP

This highly rated masterclass will provide you with insights on how you can adopt a relational leadership approach to help employees thrive at work. 

Objectives: participants in this session will:

Learn the relational leadership frameork

(Available in Impact and VIP passes and recorded packages only.)


Friday 22, 2019

Summit Day 4


Time zones: 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm CST  

Perfect for Australia, Singapore, China and India participants

Mental Health & Fitness


Personal Wellness

Perfect if you are an employee who want more resources and strategies to manage your wellness at work.

Improving Clarity and Focus at Work

Time 5: 30 pm - 6:30 pm (CST)

Speaker: 

Clarity and focus at work will determine your success and your productivity levels. Learn tips and strategies to improve your mental focus, clarity and focus at work, while reducing your overall stress level.

Objectives: Participants in this session will:

  • Gain clarity and focus
  • Learn new focusing tips
  • Get access to clarity tools

(Available in all level passes.)

Mental Health and Wellness

Perfect if you are searching for resources to enhance mental health for clients and employees.

30-Day Emotional Cleanse Emotional Wellness at Work

Time 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm (CST)

Speaker:  Joyce Odidison & Alyusha Maharaj, ACC, WISF

Emotions at work will determine the outlook of employees, as well as their health and wellness. Lean how to apply the 30-Day emotional cleanse to change the emotional culture of and help employees flourish.

Objectives: Participants in this session will:

  • Become familiar with the emotional wellness framework
  • Apply mental wellness tips
  • Learn to apply the mental wellness concepts at work
  • Enter to win a 30-day emotional wellness package for a team of 25

(Available in Impact and VIP passes and recorded packages only.)

Interpersonal Wellness

Perfect if you want to improve relations and reduce the stress of interpersonal conflicts at work.

Conflict and Wellness?

Time 7: 00 pm - 8:30 pm (CST)

Speaker:

Unresolved conflict at work can lead to much unwell and a toxic atmosphere. Learn surprising ways to understand and assess employee conflicts and know when to intervene and when to let them work it out. 

Objectives: Participants in this session will learn:

  • To identify disruptive conflict
  • Learn when conflict is impacting wellness at work
  • Learn how to create wellness after conflict

(Available in Impact and VIP passes and recorded packages only.)

Credits Available for Summit

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 offers PDCs options for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® 


You can earn up to 1 SHRM PDC's Recertification credit for every hour you attend the summit