November 8th Conference: “Employee Wellbeing and the Bottom Line: Strategy & Tactics to Create a Thriving Workforce”

By: Michigan Wellness Council

Contact: Rita Patel- Director, Michigan Wellness Council 917-913-8394

November 8th Conference: “Employee Wellbeing and the Bottom Line: Strategy & Tactics to Create a Thriving Workforce

This program is pending for 5 recertification credit hours toward PHR®, SPHR® and GPHR® recertification through the HR Certification Institute through our partnership with the Best and Brightest programs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

8:00am to 8:30am Registration and Breakfast & Networking

8:30amto 8:45am Mindfulness Moment and Welcome

8:45am to 9:45am Life On Purpose: New Directions in Health and Well-Being: Victor Strecher PhD MPH, Professor and Director for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship (University of Michigan School of Public Health), Founder and CEO, JOOL Health, Inc.

10:00am to 11:00am Employer Sponsored Health Centers: The role of Primary Care in bridging the gap from well-being to chronic condition management: Tim McDonald, Senior Vice President & Thought Leader, Health Transformation Team (Aon Hewitt)

11:15am to 12:15pm Linking Wellness to Bottom Line Business Value: Jessica Grossmeier, Vice President of Research (HERO)

12:15pm to 1:30pm Lunch and Exhibitor Showcase

1:25pm to 1:30pm Mindfulness Moment

1:30pm to 2:30pm The Evolution of Herman Miller’s Wellness Program: Heather Brazee, Benefits and Wellness Manager, Total Rewards (Herman Miller)

2:45pm to 3:45pm Creating Health Supportive Work Environments: Jessica Rose Cooper, WELL Faculty, LEED AP, NCIDQ, Chief Commercial Officer (International WELL Building Institute, PBC)

Please view Michigan Wellness Council website for each presentation description and objectives.

Location: MSU Management Education Center, 811 West Square Lake Road, Troy, MI 48098

$200 advance registration (members); $250 (non-members) – become a member
$245 registration on the day of the event (members); $275 (non-members)

Register now by following this link.

Hotel Options:

The Somerset Inn (call 248-643-7800 and let them know you are with Michigan Wellness Council to get a discounted rate of $124 plus tax) 2601 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084 (distance to conference venue 4.3 miles)

Michigan Wellness Council (MWC) is a nonprofit whose vision is the health and wellbeing of Michigan employers will be the best in the nation and mission is to inspire implementation of leading workplace wellness strategies through thought-leadership and education.

Contact: Rita Patel