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THE VOICE OF THE WELLNESS COMMUNITY

2021 National Wellness Conference

 

July 28 – 29 | Virtual Conference + In-person WellLeader Connect Event 

The National Wellness Institute invites you to the
46th Annual National Wellness Conference!

About

NWC 2021

2021 National Wellness Conference
& WellLeader Connect Event

The National Wellness Conference brings together a myriad of professional leaders from worksites, communities, public health organizations, healthcare, colleges/universities, faith communities, and consulting to learn, connect, and grow.  Collectively, we are the worldwide voice of the wellness community.

We look forward to seeing you virtually, or in Indianapolis, July 28 – 29!

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100% Online

Virtual NWC 2021

July 28 – 29, 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET

Earn up to 26 continuing education credits (CECs) and connect with your peers, as you gain wellness promotion knowledge and tools during the virtual conference, July 28-29. Your virtual conference registration includes two days of engaging live presentations, breakout sessions, small-group discussions, and networking opportunities, as well as a package of on-demand sessions to view in the weeks following the conference.

View our online program guide for a detailed agenda, speaker information, and breakout session descriptions.

In-person add-on

WellLeader Connect Event

Crowne Plaza Union Station Hotel | Indianapolis, IN

This year, we’re adding a twist! NWI’s in-person “WellLeader Connect Event” coincides with the National Wellness Conference.  This special add-on event will feature opportunities to interact with our staff, Board of Directors, and other attendees for meals, discussion, and informal gatherings. We will also provide an area to watch the virtual conference together. Lunch is provided July 28 and 29. WellLeader attendees will need to bring their own laptops to participate in the breakout sessions.

The number of in-person attendees will be limited to follow local, state, national, and CDC guidelines in place at the time of the event, so reserve your spot early!

Attendees with face masks at connect event, socially distancing.

Registration Rates

Virtual Conference
$345 for members
$445 for non-members
$215 for student members

WellLeader Connect Event add-on: $100

(Not a member? Join NWI today and save $100 on your virtual conference registration!)

$50 will be added to registrations received after Friday, July 23.

Virtual + In-person Agenda

View our online program guide for a detailed agenda, speaker information, and breakout session descriptions.

(All times in Eastern Time)

Tuesday, July 27

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4:30 p.m.

Informal Welcome & Networking

WellLeader Exclusive

Wednesday, July 28

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8:00 a.m.

Board Walk

WellLeader Exclusive

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9:00 a.m.

Holding Court

WellLeader Exclusive

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11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Virtual Conference Orientation & Welcome

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11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

FEATURED SESSION

Race for Equality and Change

Jimmie McMillian

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12:30 - 1:00 p.m.

Small Group Discussions

Be Curious

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1:00 - 1:25 p.m.

Re-energize Break + Multicultural Competency Moment

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1:25 - 2:25 p.m.

Live Virtual Breakouts

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2:25 - 3:00 p.m.

Re-energize Moment + Break

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3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion

State of Wellness. State of Health.

Judy Monroe, MD; Barbara Zabawa, JD, MPH; Anita Mwalui, PhD, MPH, CWP; and Eirasmin Lokpez-Cobo

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4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Small Group Discussions

Be Intentional

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4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Be Well: Wrap-up + Happiness Hour

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5:00 p.m.

Dinner & Evening Networking

WellLeader Exclusive

Thursday, July 29

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8:30 a.m.

WellLeader Workshop

WellLeader Exclusive

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11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Virtual Conference Welcome, Announcements & Awards

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11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

FEATURED SESSION

Global Suffering: Why it Matters, and What’s Driving It

Jon Clifton, JD

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12:30 - 1:00 p.m.

Small Group Discussions

Be Curious

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1:00 - 1:25 p.m.

Re-energize Break + Multicultural Competency Moment

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1:25 - 2:25 p.m.

Live Virtual Breakouts

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2:25 - 3:00 p.m.

Re-energize Moment + Break

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3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion

High-Level Wellness and Resilience for the Next Normal

Suzette Glasner, PhD; Cheryl Brown Merriwether, MHR, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CM, CRSS, CPRC; and Mary-Ann Etiebet, MD, MBA;

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4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Small Group Discussions

Be Intentional

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4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Be Well: Wrap-up + Happiness Hour

Featured Speakers

View our online program guide for a detailed agenda, speaker information, and breakout session descriptions.

Jimmie L. McMillian

Jimmie L. McMillian

Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Corporate Counsel, Penske Entertainment

Judy Monroe, MD

Judy Monroe, MD

President and CEO,
CDC Foundation

Barbara Zabawa, JD, MPH

Barbara Zabawa, JD, MPH

Attorney/Owner,
Center for Health & Wellness Law, LLC

Anita Mwalui, PhD, MPH, CWP

Anita Mwalui, PhD, MPH, CWP

Founder/CEO, Community Engagement & Consultation Group, Inc.

Eirasmin Lokpez-Cobo, MA, CPHWC, ACC

Eirasmin Lokpez-Cobo, MA, CPHWC, ACC

Owner, ELC Planning
Jon Clifton

Jon Clifton

Global Managing Partner, Gallup
Suzette Glasner, PhD

Suzette Glasner, PhD

VP of Clinical Affairs, Quit Genius
Cheryl Brown Merriwether, MHR, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CM, CRSS, CPRC

Cheryl Brown Merriwether, MHR, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CM, CRSS, CPRC

Executive Director, ICARE
Mary-Ann Etiebet, MD, MBA

Mary-Ann Etiebet, MD, MBA

Lead, Merck for Mothers

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Alyfe Wellbeing Strategies
International Center for Addiction Recovery Education
Quit Genius

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Looking to elevate your company or organization at this year’s conference? Visit our Sponsorship Opportunities page for more information.