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

HadeedKristen2018Permission to screw up: Lessons learned from Student Maid’s growth journey
Kristen Hadeed

10:15 – 10:30 am

Break

10:30 – 11:30 am
Concurrent sessions

Life’s simple seven journey to health
Kristin Pham, American Heart Association

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

Celebrating WellCity success (AWC Trust members only)
Association of Washington Cities staff

11:30 am – 12:15 pm

Networking lunch

12:15 – 1 pm
General session

Shaking up your wellness program
Celeste Schoenthaler, King County

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 Benson, 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

1:45 – 2 pm

Break

2 – 3 pm
Concurrent sessions

Panel: Developing a Wellness Committee
Moderator: Kris Haugen, MPH, Fresh Idea Health

Legal update
Kiran Griffith, Perkins Coie

Making the most of AWC Trust wellness resources
(AWC Trust members only)
Association of Washington Cities staff

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

3 – 3:15 pm

Break

3:15 – 4 pm
General session

Permission to screw up: Part two
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 – 3:30 pm

Registration

7:30 – 9 am

Continental breakfast & networking

7:30 am – 3 pm

Exhibit open

9 – 9:15 am

Welcome & Golden Apple Award

9:15 – 10 am
General session

WardRosie2018appRethinking the role of wellbeing for humanized, high-performing organizations
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

Strategies for supporting healthy eating in the workplace
Chris Benson, MPH, RDN, Washington State Department of Health

Wellness 101
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

Mindfulness activity
Judy Beard, Central Washington University

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

1:45 – 2 pm

Break

2 – 3 pm
Concurrent sessions

Incorporating mindfulness into the workplace
Judy Beard, Central Washington University

Panel: Lessons learned and best practices
Moderator: Jenn Tucci, MPH, RD, Seattle City Light

Panel: Oregon Blue Zones
Jessica Hand, Oregon Blue Zones Project

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