Schedule

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

Subject to change.

Wednesday, March 18

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

HamillLaura2019The science of care: How to deliver a more human employee experience
Laura Hamill, Ph.D., Limeade

10:15 – 10:30 am

Break

10:30 – 11:30 am
Concurrent sessions

2020 WellCity celebration
AWC Trust members only
AWC staff

The connected company: How to create a culture of wellbeing and engagement
Lyndsay Morris, Generation Wellness

Moving beyond weight: The path to health through non-diet approaches and intuitive eating (repeated session)
Mya Kwon, MPH, RD, CD, Seattle Pacific University

What, why, how: A simplified approach to developing a strategic wellness plan (repeated session)
Chase Sterling, HHP Cultures

11:30 am – 12:15 pm

Networking lunch

12:15 – 1 pm
General session

Golden Apple Award
Julie McDowell, AWC

Employer spotlight: King County – Leading with racial equity in workplace wellness programs
Megan Jourdan and Karla Clark, King County

1 – 1:15 pm

Break

1:15 – 1:45 pm
Focus sessions

Gaining leadership buy-in for your wellbeing program
Chase Sterling, HHP Cultures

How to align your wellness program with your organization
Ron Kim, CWPM, Health Care Authority

Networking: Reaching unique populations

Networking: Wellness idea sharing (repeated session)

Physical activity breaks for the workplace
Laurell Kaiser, MPH, CHES, AWC

1:45 – 2 pm

Break

2 – 3 pm
Concurrent sessions

Building resilience in our workforce
Justin Jones, Cambia
Dr. Dustin Howard, Regence BlueShield

Employee wellbeing: Integrating equity in the employee experience (repeated session)
Kaiser Permanente

WellCity 101: New coordinator crash course to being a WellCity
AWC Trust members only – for new wellness coordinators
Laurell Kaiser, MPH, CHES, AWC

Reaching beyond wellness: Bringing total worker health into organizations (repeated session)
Anjali Rameshababu, Ph.D., Oregon Healthy Workforce Center

3 – 3:15 pm

Break

3:15 – 4 pm
General session

The science of care: Practical strategies for the modern workplace
Laura Hamill, Ph.D., Limeade

4 – 5 pm

Network reception

4:30 – 5 pm

Walk & talk

5 pm

Dinner on your own

Thursday, March 19

7:30 am – 3:30 pm

Registration

7:30 – 9 am

Continental breakfast & networking

7:30 am – 3 pm

Exhibit open

9 – 9:15 am

Welcome

9:15 – 10:15 am
General session

GarzonRaquel2019You are what you think: The neuroscience of wellness
Dr. Raquel Garzon, RDN, Revitalize Project

10:15 – 10:45 am

Exhibit open and networking

10:45 – 11:45 am
Concurrent sessions

Employee wellbeing: Integrating equity in the employee experience (repeated session)
Kaiser Permanente

Learning from each other
For PEBB and SEBB organizations only
Washington Wellness staff

Mental health first aid and workplace wellness – A community conversation
Tony Cloud

Reaching beyond wellness: Bringing total worker health into organizations (repeated session)
Anjali Rameshababu, Ph.D., Oregon Healthy Workforce Center

11:45 – 12:30 pm

Networking lunch

12:30 – 1:15 pm
General session

You are what you think: Creating a mindset of wellness
Dr. Raquel Garzon, RDN, Revitalize Project

1:15 – 1:30 pm

Break

1:30 – 2 pm
Focus sessions

Planning a successful benefits and wellness fair
Terri Luther, AWC

Networking: Increasing leadership engagement (repeated session)
Grouped by size of organization

Networking: Wellness idea sharing (repeated session)
Grouped by size of organization

Managing an effective “Infants at work” program
Jenny Switzer, Health Care Authority

Using root cause analysis to solve wellness program challenges
Julie McDowell, AWC

2 – 2:15 pm

Break

2:15 – 3:15 pm
Concurrent sessions

Leveraging business principles to thrive in life
For PEBB and SEBB organizations only
Dr. Raquel Garzon, RDN, Revitalize Project

Legal guidelines for wellness programs in 2020
Kiran Griffith, Perkins Coie

What, why, how: A simplified approach to developing a strategic wellness plan (repeated session)
Chase Sterling, HHP Cultures

Moving beyond weight: The path to health through non-diet approaches and intuitive eating (repeated session)
Mya Kwon, MPH, RD, CD, Seattle Pacific University

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