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Program

This is a program built around the eight dimensions of wellness.

Dimensions of Wellness:

  • Emotional – Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships
  • Environmental – Good health by occupying pleasant, stimulating environments that support well-being
  • Financial – Satisfaction with current and future financial situations
  • Intellectual – Recognizing creative abilities and finding ways to expand knowledge and skills
  • Occupational – Personal satisfaction and enrichment from one’s work
  • Physical – Recognizing the need for physical activity, healthy foods, and sleep
  • Social – Developing a sense of connection, belonging, and a well-developed support system
  • Spiritual – Expanding a sense of purpose and meaning in life
7:45 – 8:30 am
Registration
8:40 – 8:55 am
Welcome, setting our intention for the day.
9:00 – 9:30 am
Emotional Environmental Financial Intellectual Occupational Physical Social Spiritual
Panel Moderator Erin Dick; joined by Bill Howatt; Carmen Bellows, Susanne Cookson
Mental Wealth and the Workplace Experience
A mindful discussion will reveal the role the interconnected dimensions of wellness play as building blocks for mental wealth and creating more harmony between the work and life experience.
9:35 – 10:00 am
Financial Occupational Social
A CANDID CONVERSATION BETWEEN Julie Durant Founder, Year of the Mind AND Jacques Goulet, President, Sun Life Canada
A Brighter Future, Strong and Steady for Mental Wealth,
Valuable insight and perspective from a transformational, philanthropic leader serving clients in more than 100 countries around the globe .
10:05 – 10:30 am
Physical Intellectual
PARTICIPANTS – MODERATOR Dr. Andrea Wilkinson; LYNN POSLUNS; ONTARIO BRAIN INSTITUTE MEMBER TBA; LAKELYN HOGAN
Brain Health for Mental Wealth
What exactly is Brain Health; latest in research on brain diseases, Neuroplasticity; millennial minds; addressing burn out around employees caring for loved ones; preventative solutions.
10:30 – 10:45 am
Brain Break
10:45 – 11:15 am
Emotional Environmental Financial Intellectual Occupational Spiritual
Panel Moderator, Julie Durant with Geoff Solloway; Additional Panelist TBA; BHANTE SARANAPALA
Present for the Future
Technologies like AI; robotics; social media are shifting how we interact receive information, respond, collaborate, create. The skills that once were considered premium in business are shifting like never before how can we thrive within this changing environment? What evidence based practices can help? Convergence of science, technology and wisdom.
11:20 – 12:00 pm
Emotional Environmental Financial Intellectual Occupational Social Spiritual
Tom Mikkelsen, M.D., CEO ONTARIO BRAIN INSTITUTE; Teresa Raponi, CIBC; PANELIST AND MODERATOR Elizabeth Naumovski
Mental Wealth for Sustainability, Prosperity and Happiness
Exploring the power of connecting our advancements in science, research and business with awareness, and kindness to build a sustainable culture.
Connecting purpose with our money and the powerful role of financial literacy. The complexity of retirement looking ahead. What role will mental wealth play?
12:00 – 12:55 pm
Lunch Break – Brain Health Lunch Provided
1:00 – 1:30 pm
Emotional Occupational Social Spiritual
Arm Chair Discussion with Dr Stacy Thomas and Dr. Tanya Cotler
Mining the Transformative Power of Connection for the Workplace and for Life.
The attachment system: how it develops and influences our health throughout our lives, How our relationships function as the mirrors that can bring awareness to the patterns that no longer serve us, the questions we all need to be asking to disrupt the patterns from the past and create a new possibility.
1:35 – 2:05 pm
Emotional Environmental Financial Intellectual Occupational Physical Social Spiritual
MODERATOR, MARY ANN BAYNTON; with COLLEEN MCDOWELL, IBM; JOHN HIRDES, U of Waterloo;
Mental Fitness from the Campus to the Workplace
Importance of building skills early, supporting the transition from campus to workplace; defining the role of mental fitness and technology in prevention; insights and case studies.
2:10 – 2:45 pm
Occupational
A CANDID CONVERSATION WITH MICHAEL HERMAN, ORLANDO DA SILVA, BROOK GREENBERG MODERATOR, JULIE DURANT
Raising the Bar
Inspiration from industry leaders and change makers who have their own experience in high stress work environments.
2:45 – 3:00 pm
Break
3:00 – 3:30 pm
Emotional Environmental Intellectual Occupational Physical Social Spiritual
MODERATOR, Mary-Lyn Kieffer; NORA SPINKS, Dr. Karen R. Cohen, DEBORAH GILLIS – CEO CAMH, Additional Panelist TBA
Re-defining Inclusion, What does Mental Health Care for all Canadians really look like?
What does inclusion and diversity look like in 2020? Re-defining the family, the community and the workplace. What role do we all play and what can we do now?
3:35 – 3:50 pm
“Ask the Experts” audience submitted questions answered.
4:00 – 4:30 pm
Physical Social Spiritual
Closing on a high note.
Musical Inspiration
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