8th ANNUAL EMERGING TRENDS IN WELLNESS CONFERENCE
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The 8th Annual Emerging Trends in Wellness Conference!

The 2021 Emerging Trends in Wellness Conference, now in its second virtual year, will bring together top nationally recognized health and wellness experts with the opportunity to deliver the latest research, developments and trends in well-being to senior executives, human resources professionals, benefits managers, insurance brokers, registered dietitians and other health professionals. It is the place to learn about what’s next in wellness and network with key decision makers.

 

Now in its eight year, the annual conference will address the latest wellness research, best practices, innovative programming, employee engagement, fostering healthy behavior change and measuring outcomes. The conference will bring together top industry leaders who share their vision and insight about corporate wellness, nutrition, fitness and entrepreneurship. Speakers at prior conferences include renowned professionals from Harvard University, New Balance, Plus One/Optum, Wyndham Worldwide, Cornell University, Putnam Investments, The Denver Broncos, Brown University, BJ’s Wholesale Club and Carbonite.

Below is a list of our 2020 speakers. 

2020 Speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

STUART LUSTIG M.D., M.P.H

National Medical Executive for Behavioral Health at Cigna

A Connected Workplace - Addressing Loneliness, Stress and Depression to Improve Personal and Professional Health

KEISHA O'MARDE

Director, Head of Human Resources
at Symmons Industries

Panel: Managing the Details - Industry-Specific Trends and Best Practices in Employee Well-Being

BILL AALERUD

Senior Vice President at Columbia Construction

Panel: Managing the Details: Industry-Specific Trends and Best Practices in Employee Well-Being

PATTY SHIELDS

VP of Human Resources at Norway Savings Bank

Panel: Managing the Details: Industry-Specific Trends and Best Practices in Employee Well-Being

CHRIS SCHAFFNER, PE

Founder and CEO at The Green Engineer, Inc.

Creating Wellness: Opportunities Through the Built Environment  

JANICE ARSENAULT

Director, Health, Wellness and Occupational Safety at MaineDOT

Creating a Structure for Wellness Sustainability - Engaging Committees and Champions to Carry Out Strategy

DARCI MILAND

Mental Health Wellness Consultant at Stand Up Wellness, PLLC

Checking any Baggage or Just Carrying On? Effective Emotional Packing for Trips to Work  

GLENN HASKELL

Benefits Manager at New Balance

Leadership Panel: Initiating well-being and other strategic initiatives - Leadership perspectives on change 

JANET EDMUNSON

President at JME Insight

Shining a Light on Unconscious Bias - The Leader's Perspective 

CHRIS GUILD, MINT

Sr. Account Manager, Director of Training at OMC Wellness a Wellness Workdays Company

Effective Listening for Leaders at all Levels

CARA OUELLETTE

Employee Wellness Coordinator at Central Maine Healthcare

Panel: Managing the Details - Industry-Specific Trends and Best Practices in Employee Well-Being

PEDRO ENRIQUEZ

Senior Human Resources Manager at Titan America

Panel: Managing the Details: Industry-Specific Trends and Best Practices in Employee Well-Being

JOHN W. BURRESS, MD,MPH, FACOEM

CEO, OccMed Consulting & Injury Care

Barriers to Wellness in Blue Collar Workers: Implications and Potential Solutions  

JILL RAINFORD

Wellness Manager at Orlando Utilities Commission

Hearbeat Wellness at a Utilities Commission

CHERYL JONES

Founder and Executive Director of The Mindful Path

Mindfulness - A Secret Weapon for Successful Leaders

MARIA HARRIS

SVP, Director of Human Resources at Rockland Trust

Leadership Panel: Initiating well-being and other strategic initiatives - Leadership perspectives on change 

MATT MCGRATH

President at Systems Engineering

Leadership Panel: Initiating Well-being and Other Strategic Initiatives - Leadership Perspectives on Change 

FRANK LEVESQUE

Director at Blum Shapiro

Creating Great Leaders - The Importance of Emotional Intelligence at all Levels 

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