Virtual Summit Agenda

Welcome to Day 1 

of the 4-Day Summit February 19 - 22, 2019.

Time: 7:30 am - 8:45 pm CST 

Perfect for North American, Caribbean, South American, Asia and European attendees.

 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)

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

Diverse Topics and High Impact Content  - Whether you are looking to start your workplace wellness program or to diversify and expand your workplace wellness offerings in 2019, we have an All-Access Pass to suit your needs.


Morning Keynote Session 
Time: 7:30 - 8:30 am  (CST)
Designing Workplace Wellness Systems

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

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. 


Objective:

  • Learn how to increase participation in workplace wellness programs
  • Expand the wellness program scope and focus to be more inclusive and reflective of the employee's true needs

 Dealing with Insomnia and Sleep Deprivation in the Workplace
Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am  (CST) 

Perfect if you are looking for information and resources on the brain, productivity and well-being.

Speaker: Beatrix Schmidt, Founder of The Sleep Deep Method  

Health and Wellness 

Organizations globally struggle with developing ways to effectively deal with the effects of insomnia and other sleep related problems that are affecting employees. With the increased pressure on productivity at work, sleep related problems are on the rise. Learn cognitive and physiological impairments that are linked to lack of quality sleep as well as effective strategies to deal with these in the workplace.


Objectives:

  • Clearer understanding of the various sleep problems affecting your colleagues
  • The most common dos and don'ts for employers when it comes to sleep related well-being strategies

 Beyond Maternity Leave: How to Retain Your Top Female Talent 
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm  (CST) 

Perfect if you are leading a workplace wellness culture change in your organization.

Speaker: Jennifer Henderson, Career Allies 


Leadership  Strategies

Organizations struggle with consistent and organized responses to women when they announce they are pregnant. That mismanagement often leads to confusion, resentment, unconscious bias and a variety of other risks to mom, supervisor and employer. 


Objectives:

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

 Keynote Session - Replay
Time: 1:30 pm  (CST)
Designing Workplace Wellness Systems

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

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. 


Objective:

  • Learn how to increase participation in workplace wellness programs
  • Expand the wellness program scope and focus to be more inclusive and reflective of the employee's true needs


Time zones: 2:30 pm - 8:30 pm CST  

Perfect for Australia, Singapore, China and India participants

 Dealing with Chronic Disease or Disability in Your Career?
 Time: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm  (CST) 

Perfect if you are leading a workplace wellness culture change in your organization.

Speakers: Margaret Marshall 


Personal Wellness

Hear personal the personal story of how on building a career with a disability.  Learn and be encouraged by the personal journey, triumphs and progress. Learn things to think about and some that able people won't even consider. Get tips on how to assist those with disabilities at work.  


Objectives:

  • Participants in this session will get to ask questions about their own wellness 
  • Learn coping strategies and gain strength and optimism to go through their own personal healing and life challenges

Using The Athlete Mentality to Boost Performance at Work
 Time: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm  (CST) 

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

Speaker: Luke McEldowney, WISF


Mental Health & Fitness

Athletes are intentional about how they spend their time. They train their mind, their body, and their craft. With a little clarity on our priorities, mission and values, we can craft a lifestyle that we are passionate about living every single day and unlock our greatness!


Objectives:

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

Are You Suffering from Overuse of Technology?
 Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm  (CST) 

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

Speaker: Dr. Lynn Migdal


Neuroscience and Wellness

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 effects of technology abuse on our minds and bodies to improve our mental and physical well-being.

Objectives
  • Understand the connection between the vagus nerve and productivity
  • How to heal ourselves and employees from technology overuse
  • Common technology abuse signs to look for
  • How to use breath to heal and empower your brain and gain a higher level of performance.


Wednesday February 20, 2019

View Day 2 Agenda



Thursday February 21, 2019

View Day 3 Agenda


Friday 22, 2019

View Day 4 Agenda


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-based 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.

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