Schedule

Register for one day or both days. Access is limited for some sessions.

Subject to change.

Wednesday, March 20

7:30 am – 3:30 pm

Registration

7:30 – 9 am

Continental breakfast & networking

9 – 9:15 am

Welcome

9:15 – 10:15 am
General session

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Kristen Hadeed

10:15 – 10:30 am

Break

10:30 – 11:30 am
Concurrent sessions

Life’s simple 7 journey to health: Building a healthier workplace and workforce
Kristin Pham, American Heart Association

New ways to think about non-participants (repeated session)
Kris Haugen, MPH, Fresh Idea Health

Easily enhance your wellness communications
Ron Kim, CWPM, Washington State Health Care Authority

Achieving WellCity success (AWC Trust members only)
Beverly Lakey, AWC; Julie McDowell, AWC

11:30 am – 12:15 pm

Networking lunch

12:15 – 1 pm
General session

Golden Apple Award
Julie McDowell, AWC

Does every day feel like a Monday? How to build resilience in the workplace
Chera Justice, Cambia Health Solutions

1 – 1:15 pm

Break

1:15 – 1:45 pm
"How to" activity sessions

Get fit on the clock (repeated session)
Christy Goff, RD, Pacific Medical Center Living Well Alliance

Overcoming "Cookie Monster": A guide to healthier snacking in the workplace
Chris Mornick, MPH, RDN, Washington State Department of Health

Turning ugly space to awesome space: Rooms for mindfulness and pumping
Doug Spohn, Washington State Department of Labor & Industries

Planning a successful benefits and wellness fair
Karissa McLaughlin, AWC

1:45 – 2 pm

Break

2 – 3 pm
Concurrent sessions

Panel: Developing a Wellness Committee
Moderator: Kris Haugen, MPH, Fresh Idea Health
Panel: David Rohde, City of Edmonds; Shannon Carmody, City of Tacoma; Erin Michael, LOTT Clean Water Alliance

Legal guidance for wellness programs in 2019 – They changed the rules (again)
Kiran Griffith, Perkins Coie

Making the most of AWC Trust wellness resources
(AWC Trust members only)
Brittany Julius, AWC

Relation-based wellness
Heather Denniston, DC, CCWP, NASM, CPT, WellFitandFed

3 – 3:15 pm

Break

3:15 – 4 pm
General session

Culture eats strategy for breakfast
Kristen Hadeed

4 – 5 pm

Network reception & book signing

4:30 – 5 pm

Walk & talk

5 pm

Dinner on your own

Thursday, March 21

7:30 am – 3 pm

Registration

7:30 – 9 am

Continental breakfast & networking

7:30 am – 3 pm

Exhibit open

9 – 9:15 am

Welcome

9:15 – 10 am
General session

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Rosie Ward, Salveo Partners

10 – 10:30 am

Exhibit open, networking & book signing

10:30 – 11:30 am
Concurrent sessions

New ways to think about non-participants (repeated session)
Kris Haugen, MPH, Fresh Idea Health

Panel: Wellness stories fireside chat
Moderator: Jenn Tucci, MPH, RD, Seattle City Light
Panel: Elizabeth Coffey, Theo Chocolate; Michelle Larsen, City of Enumclaw
; Andy Rowlson, Whatcom Transportation Authority

Wellness programs 101: Getting started on the path to wellbeing in the workplace
Allison Emery, Kaiser Permanente

Enhancing workplace wellbeing through community (for state agencies/organizations covered by the Washington Wellness program)
Health Care Authority staff

11:30 – 12:15 pm

Networking lunch

12:15 – 1 pm
General session

Stepping into your role as a leader of positive change
Rosie Ward, Salveo Partners

1 – 1:15 pm

Break

1:15 – 1:45 pm
Concurrent sessions

Get fit on the clock (repeated session)
Christy Goff, RD, Pacific Medical Center Living Well Alliance

Herding cats with designated tobacco & vaping areas: A multi-year adventure of clearing the air
Doug Spohn, Washington State Department of Labor & Industries

The connected company: Activities that increase focus, productivity, and fun in the workplace
Lyndsay Morris, Generation Wellness

Overcoming “Cookie Monster”: A guide to healthier snacking in the workplace (repeated session)
Chris Mornick, MPH, RDN, Washington State Department of Health

1:45 – 2 pm

Break

2 – 3 pm
Concurrent sessions

Incorporating mindfulness into the workplace
Lyndsay Morris, Generation Wellness

Why diets don’t usually work and what to do about it
Chris Mornick, MPH, RDN, Washington State Department of Health

The Blue Zones Project and creating a culture of wellbeing
John Dimof, Blue Zones

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