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FRIDAY 1 APRIL 2016

 

10.30am - 10.50am
eTOX (DIGITAL DETOX)

 

Frank Frikker, Miamo Wellness Retreat
Frank Frikker's 20-year corporate career spans several management positions and 10 years in overseas assignments. Frank studied management and psychology, holds a diploma in professional counselling and is a certified NLP Trainer. In 2004 Frank entered the wellness industry. As co-founder and director of mind & motion Frank operates day spas and retreats. miamo® wellness retreats is his latest project.


11.00am - 11.20am
GET HEALTHY AT WORK

 

Ever wanted to improve health and wellbeing at your workplace, but didn’t know where to start? Regardless of industry or business size, Get Healthy at Work, a free NSW government initiative, makes it easy for businesses to identify the biggest health issues facing their workplace and help them make changes for the better.


11.30am - 11.50am
5 SIMPLE SHIFTS FOR MORE ENERGY AT WORK & IN LIFE

 

Adele Sinclair, Wellness at Work Australia
Two experiences of job burnout were the catalyst for Adele Sinclair to seek wellness solutions that last longer than the first few days back in the office after a break. Her company, Wellness at Work Australia, offers you practical resources for a healthy and happy worklife - accessible anytime, anywhere.


12.00pm - 12.20pm
VARIDESK - WORK ELEVATED

 

Emily Bright, Varidesk
Emily Bright is Country Manager for VARIDESK Australia. She graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a degree in Public Relations. Emily has been a key member of the VARIDESK team for two years, and was instrumental in launching VARIDESK’s operations in Australia. She describes her work as “not just about selling desks, it’s about changing the way people work and helping them lead healthier and happier lives!”


 

12.30pm - 12.50pm
WHY WELLNESS? WHY NOW? - HOW DO WE CLOSE THE ENGAGEMENT GAP?

 

Chris Edwards, Validic
Chris is the Chief Marketing Officer at Validic, the industry’s leading digital health platform. Chris leads the global marketing and strategy across Validic, which has a patient population reach of over 160 million across 47 countries. Chris has been running global marketing and strategy for healthcare technology for over 20 years.


1.00pm - 1.20pm
WHAT FACTORS MOST IMPACT EXECUTIVE WELLBEING AND WHAT SHOULD ORGANISATIONS DO ABOUT THEM?

 

Karen Gillespie, MEWS®
Karen Gillespie is the co-developer of the Managerial and Executive Wellbeing Survey (MEWS) and one half of EEK & SENSE who distribute MEWS in Australia and globally. Karen is an organisational psychologist, wellbeing & executive coach and facilitator and has a special interest in sleep and wellbeing.


1.30pm - 1.40pm
WIN WIN PARENTING: GOOD FOR FAMILIES & GOOD FOR BUSINESS

 

Dr Rosina McAlpine, Win Win Parenting
Dr Rosina introduces the Win Win Parenting programs that support working parents manage the work-family interface effectively. When employees struggle at home with day-to-day parenting it impacts negatively on their work.  Parenting education in the workplace can lead to positive flow on benefits for company morale and productivity. As part of diversity and employee wellness initiatives companies have partnered with Win Win Parenting to deliver education programs to support their employees. Participant feedback: “Practical tools to implement immediately.”   “A truly inspiring seminar.” “Examples of stressful situations and how to deal with them.” “It will change my family life”.

 

1.40pm - 1.50pm
MICROPLAY – A HANDS ON, INTERACTIVE PRESENTATION

   

Dina Cooper & Anton Buchner, Microplay
Dina Cooper coaches, speaks and consults with individuals and businesses on the human mind.  After 20 years of working in Creative Marketing, Anton Buchner is today a Creative Play consultant. Together they explore the fundamentals behind preparing the mind for short bursts of play to improve productivity. This is known as Microplay.


2.00pm - 2.20pm
MAINTAINING A MINDFUL WORKPLACE WITH A WORKPLACE WELLNESS AUDIT

 

Sarah Salas, Need a Hint
Sarah Salas is an educational trainer, mindfulness practitioner and the Director of Need a Hint. Need a Hint offers mindfulness training using specifically designed and developed products and tools.  She has taught mindfulness in schools and at Yarra City Council, Monash Health, The Australian Human Resources Institute and to the Australian Defence Forces.


2.30pm - 2.50pm
ENCOURAGING GOOD HEALTH PRACTICE WITHHIN THE WORKFORCE

 

Tammy Farrell, Core Health
Tammy Farrell is the Managing Director of Core Health Consulting, Author of The Real Man’s Toolbox, National Nurse Adviser for Bowel Cancer Australia and a Registered Nurse (Intensive Care and Cardiac Cath lab) with a Diploma in Nutrition. Tammy is driven by her passion in Primary Health Care..

 

3.00pm - 3.20pm
HOW TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING HEALTH AND WELLNESS

 

Surendra Singh, Actevo

Surendra Singh is a founding partner of ActEvo. With a background in Computer Science, he has been able to combine his passion for technology and people. Surendra has worked with many Australian organisations on talent management projects providing technology solutions for talent acquisition, employee engagement, performance management and talent retention.

 

Cassidy Chiweshe, Actevo

Cassidy Chiweshe is a founding partner of ActEvo. He has an extensive background in banking and financial services and life insurance. His passion for improved wellness in Australia has led him to partnering with like-minded individuals to set up a business that places people's health and wellbeing at the core of what it does.


 
3.30pm - 3.50pm
WEARABLES IN THE WORKPLACE - BUILDING EFFECTIVE PROGRAMS

 

Andrew Eagling, Fitbit
Andrew Eagling is the Business Development Manager for Fitbit’s wellness and enterprise business in ANZ. He has been involved in consumer technology and mobility for over 15 years. With Fitbit he has managed the introduction and growth of Fitbit Wellness in the region and is part of Fitbit’s international wellness development group.


4.00pm – 4.20pm
ENERGY, PRODUCTIVITY & WELLNESS – IT’S ALL IN YOUR FOOD

 

Michele Chevalley Hedge, A Healthy View & Nature Care College Ambassador
Founder of A Healthy View, Nature Care College graduate Michele is a highly experienced and sought after whole-food Nutritional Medicine Practitioner and international health presenter, educator and author.  She is also a regular contributor to a range of prominent publications, TV shows and online forums both locally and internationally.


4.30pm – 4.50pm
LEADERSHIP FITNESS

 

Natalie Boswell, Yellow Edge
Natalie has spent the last seven years consulting with executive leaders across the Australian Public Service and private enterprise on the design and development of leadership and management training programs to assist organisations to achieve business objectives. This experience has given her an appreciation and deep understanding of the complex challenges in the modern workplace and the capabilities that are required. Natalie facilitates a variety of workshops including leadership and management development, team building, communication and performance management to assist people to build confidence and skills.

 

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SATURDAY 2 APRIL 2016

 

10.30am - 10.50am
WEARABLES IN THE WORKPLACE - BUILDING EFFECTIVE PROGRAMS

 

Andrew Eagling, Fitbit
Andrew Eagling is the Business Development Manager for Fitbit’s wellness and enterprise business in ANZ. He has been involved in consumer technology and mobility for over 15 years. With Fitbit he has managed the introduction and growth of Fitbit Wellness in the region and is part of Fitbit’s international wellness development group.


11.00am - 11.20am
CHAKRA MINDSET “AN ALTERNATE FRAMEWORK FOR GROWTH”

 

Antoniette Gomez, Yellow Edge
Antoniette is the Author of Chakra Mindset “Personal Development through the Chakras” and the Manager of Leadership and Performance Services at Yellow Edge, bringing twenty years’ experience in senior management roles to the position. Antoniette’s engaging style complements her expertise and credentials as a professional coach and facilitator. Antoniette has built herself a reputation as a provider of exceptional coaching, program development and facilitation services. Her hands on experience in the management of large work flows, large staff numbers and multi-million dollar contracts has enabled her to relate well to managers and executives across all sectors.


 

11.30am - 11.50am
HOW TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING HEALTH AND WELLNESS

 

Surendra Singh, Actevo

Surendra Singh is a founding partner of ActEvo. With a background in Computer Science, he has been able to combine his passion for technology and people. Surendra has worked with many Australian organisations on talent management projects providing technology solutions for talent acquisition, employee engagement, performance management and talent retention.

 

Cassidy Chiweshe, Actevo

Cassidy Chiweshe is a founding partner of ActEvo. He has an extensive background in banking and financial services and life insurance. His passion for improved wellness in Australia has led him to partnering with like-minded individuals to set up a business that places people's health and wellbeing at the core of what it does.

 

12.00pm - 12.20pm
ENERGY, PRODUCTIVITY & WELLNESS – IT’S ALL IN YOUR FOOD

 

Michele Chevalley Hedge, A Healthy View & Nature Care College Ambassador
Founder of A Healthy View, Nature Care College graduate Michele is a highly experienced and sought after whole-food Nutritional Medicine Practitioner and international health presenter, educator and author.  She is also a regular contributor to a range of prominent publications, TV shows and online forums both locally and internationally.


1.00pm - 1.20pm
A HOLISTIC LOOK AT WELLBEING IN THE WORKPLACE (AND WHY A ‘BAND-AID’ APPROACH TO WELLBEING PROGRAMS DOESN’T WORK)

 

Karen Gillespie, MEWS®
Karen Gillespie is the co-developer of the Managerial and Executive Wellbeing Survey (MEWS) and one half of EEK & SENSE who distribute MEWS in Australia and globally. Karen is an organisational psychologist, wellbeing & executive coach and facilitator and has a special interest in sleep and wellbeing.


1.30pm - 1.50pm
5 SIMPLE SHIFTS FOR MORE ENERGY AT WORK & IN LIFE

 

Adele Sinclair, Wellness at Work Australia
Two experiences of job burnout were the catalyst for Adele Sinclair to seek wellness solutions that last longer than the first few days back in the office after a break. Her company, Wellness at Work Australia, offers you practical resources for a healthy and happy worklife - accessible anytime, anywhere.


2.00pm - 2.20pm
ENCOURAGING GOOD HEALTH PRACTICE WITHIN THE WORKFORCE

 

Tammy Farrell, Core Health
Tammy Farrell is the Managing Director of Core Health Consulting, Author of The Real Man’s Toolbox, National Nurse Adviser for Bowel Cancer Australia and a Registered Nurse (Intensive Care and Cardiac Cath lab) with a Diploma in Nutrition. Tammy is driven by her passion in Primary Health Care..


2.30pm - 2.40pm
WIN WIN PARENTING: GOOD FOR FAMILIES & GOOD FOR BUSINESS

 

Dr Rosina McAlpine, Win Win Parenting
Dr Rosina introduces the Win Win Parenting programs that support working parents manage the work-family interface effectively. When employees struggle at home with day-to-day parenting it impacts negatively on their work.  Parenting education in the workplace can lead to positive flow on benefits for company morale and productivity. As part of diversity and employee wellness initiatives companies have partnered with Win Win Parenting to deliver education programs to support their employees. Participant feedback: “Practical tools to implement immediately.”   “A truly inspiring seminar.” “Examples of stressful situations and how to deal with them.” “It will change my family life”.

 

2.40pm - 2.50pm
MICROPLAY – A HANDS ON, INTERACTIVE PRESENTATION

   

Dina Cooper & Anton Buchner, Microplay
Dina Cooper coaches, speaks and consults with individuals and businesses on the human mind.  After 20 years of working in Creative Marketing, Anton Buchner is today a Creative Play consultant. Together they explore the fundamentals behind preparing the mind for short bursts of play to improve productivity. This is known as Microplay.


3.00pm - 3.20pm
SMALL MOVEMENT CAN LEAD TO BIG CHANGE

 

Gavin Aquilina, Inmovement Australia
Gavin started as a trainer in 1990 and is a pioneer of mainstream personal training and trainer education in Australia. He has worked with a range of clients from young to old, able bodied to paraplegics. Gavin has trained many high profile clients, including top entertainers and one of Australia’s richest top media moguls.


3.30pm - 3.50pm
LEADERSHIP FITNESS

 

Natalie Boswell, Yellow Edge
Natalie has spent the last seven years consulting with executive leaders across the Australian Public Service and private enterprise on the design and development of leadership and management training programs to assist organisations to achieve business objectives. This experience has given her an appreciation and deep understanding of the complex challenges in the modern workplace and the capabilities that are required. Natalie facilitates a variety of workshops including leadership and management development, team building, communication and performance management to assist people to build confidence and skills.


4.00pm - 4.20pm
GET HEALTHY AT WORK

 

Ever wanted to improve health and wellbeing at your workplace, but didn’t know where to start? Regardless of industry or business size, Get Healthy at Work, a free NSW government initiative, makes it easy for businesses to identify the biggest health issues facing their workplace and help them make changes for the better.


4.30pm - 5.00pm
WELLNESS AT WORK – A (NOT SO) LEGAL PERSPECTIVE

 

Terri Bell, Workplace Answers Australia                                                           
Terri Bell is a Sydney based lawyer and the founder of Workplace Answers Australia. As Senior Principal of Terri Bell & Co, Terri has advised and acted extensively for business of all sizes. Terri has a passion for creating happy and productive workplaces and aims to empower businesses to take a holistic approach to HR management from the implementation of legal documents and principles as a way of setting clear expectations, to the use of other less conventional tools and techniques that are aligned with creating wellness at work.


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SUNDAY 3 APRIL 2016

 

10.30am - 10.50am
WHAT FACTORS MOST IMPACT EXECUTIVE WELLBEING AND WHAT SHOULD ORGANISATIONS DO ABOUT THEM?

 

Karen Gillespie, MEWS®
Karen Gillespie is the co-developer of the Managerial and Executive Wellbeing Survey (MEWS) and one half of EEK & SENSE who distribute MEWS in Australia and globally. Karen is an organisational psychologist, wellbeing & executive coach and facilitator and has a special interest in sleep and wellbeing.


11.00am - 11.20am
VARIDESK - WORK ELEVATED

 

Emily Bright, Varidesk
Emily Bright is Country Manager for VARIDESK Australia. She graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a degree in Public Relations. Emily has been a key member of the VARIDESK team for two years, and was instrumental in launching VARIDESK’s operations in Australia. She describes her work as “not just about selling desks, it’s about changing the way people work and helping them lead healthier and happier lives!”


11.30am - 11.40am
WIN WIN PARENTING: GOOD FOR FAMILIES & GOOD FOR BUSINESS

 

Dr Rosina McAlpine, Win Win Parenting
Dr Rosina introduces the Win Win Parenting programs that support working parents manage the work-family interface effectively. When employees struggle at home with day-to-day parenting it impacts negatively on their work.  Parenting education in the workplace can lead to positive flow on benefits for company morale and productivity. As part of diversity and employee wellness initiatives companies have partnered with Win Win Parenting to deliver education programs to support their employees. Participant feedback: “Practical tools to implement immediately.”   “A truly inspiring seminar.” “Examples of stressful situations and how to deal with them.” “It will change my family life”.

 

11.40am - 11.50am
MICROPLAY – A HANDS ON, INTERACTIVE PRESENTATION

   

Dina Cooper & Anton Buchner, Microplay
Dina Cooper coaches, speaks and consults with individuals and businesses on the human mind.  After 20 years of working in Creative Marketing, Anton Buchner is today a Creative Play consultant. Together they explore the fundamentals behind preparing the mind for short bursts of play to improve productivity. This is known as Microplay.


12.00pm - 12.20pm
SLEEP BETTER TO THRIVE

 

Elina Winnel, My Sleep Coach
Elina Winnel is a master sleep and stress coach. Elina brings a passion to good quality sleep. Her gift is helping people to sleep better, so they can live fully awake lives. A dynamic, inspiring speaker, and a regular guest on Channel 10’s Studio 10. She is Founder and CEO of My Sleep Coach.


12.30pm - 12.50pm
TRANSVERSE MENTORING

 

Janine Yokom, Yellow Edge
Janine has over 17 years of experience and is a dedicated, motivated and knowledgeable organisational change manager with an extensive business portfolio and a vast range of experience in human resources, management, leadership development. She has worked with organisations such as the Attorney General’s Department, Department of Education and Training, ACT Health, Australian Tax Office, ACT Ambulance Service, Department of Foreign Affairs, YWCA Canberra, Westpac Banking Corporation, Australian University, Canberra Family Law and Anglicare.


1.00pm - 1.20pm
GET HEALTHY AT WORK

 

Ever wanted to improve health and wellbeing at your workplace, but didn’t know where to start? Regardless of industry or business size, Get Healthy at Work, a free NSW government initiative, makes it easy for businesses to identify the biggest health issues facing their workplace and help them make changes for the better.


1.30pm - 1.50pm
5 SIMPLE SHIFTS FOR MORE ENERGY AT WORK & IN LIFE

 

Adele Sinclair, Wellness at Work Australia
Two experiences of job burnout were the catalyst for Adele Sinclair to seek wellness solutions that last longer than the first few days back in the office after a break. Her company, Wellness at Work Australia, offers you practical resources for a healthy and happy worklife - accessible anytime, anywhere.


2.00pm - 2.20pm
eTOX (DIGITAL DETOX)

 

Frank Frikker, Miamo Wellness Retreat
Frank Frikker's 20-year corporate career spans several management positions and 10 years in overseas assignments. Frank studied management and psychology, holds a diploma in professional counselling and is a certified NLP Trainer. In 2004 Frank entered the wellness industry. As co-founder and director of mind & motion Frank operates day spas and retreats. miamo® wellness retreats is his latest project.


2.30pm - 2.50pm
WEARABLES IN THE WORKPLACE - BUILDING EFFECTIVE PROGRAMS

 

Andrew Eagling, Fitbit
Andrew Eagling is the Business Development Manager for Fitbit’s wellness and enterprise business in ANZ. He has been involved in consumer technology and mobility for over 15 years. With Fitbit he has managed the introduction and growth of Fitbit Wellness in the region and is part of Fitbit’s international wellness development group.


3.00pm - 3.20pm
SMALL MOVEMENT CAN LEAD TO BIG CHANGE

 

Gavin Aquilina, Inmovement Australia
Gavin started as a trainer in 1990 and is a pioneer of mainstream personal training and trainer education in Australia. He has worked with a range of clients from young to old, able bodied to paraplegics. Gavin has trained many high profile clients, including top entertainers and one of Australia’s richest top media moguls.


3.30pm - 3.50pm
HOW TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING HEALTH AND WELLNESS

 

Surendra Singh, Actevo

Surendra Singh is a founding partner of ActEvo. With a background in Computer Science, he has been able to combine his passion for technology and people. Surendra has worked with many Australian organisations on talent management projects providing technology solutions for talent acquisition, employee engagement, performance management and talent retention.

 

Cassidy Chiweshe, Actevo

Cassidy Chiweshe is a founding partner of ActEvo. He has an extensive background in banking and financial services and life insurance. His passion for improved wellness in Australia has led him to partnering with like-minded individuals to set up a business that places people's health and wellbeing at the core of what it does.

 


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