The 7th Annual Colorado Culture of Health

April 30, 2014


7:00 a.m. Registration Opens and Exhibit Viewing

7:30 a.m. Welcome, Opening Remarks: State of the State, Jim Hill PhD, Executive Director; Anschutz Health and Wellness Center

7:45 a.m. The Colorado State of Health, Dr. Larry Wolk; Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

8:00 a.m. The Changing Landscape of Work, Lee Newman, MD; Colorado School of Public Health

8:20 a.m. The Burden of Diabetes, Ann Albright, PhD; Center for Disease Control and Prevention

9:00 a.m. Q & A Session with Morning Presenters

9:25 a.m. Audience Surprise

9:30 a.m. Networking Break and Exhibit Viewing

10:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions #1

Room I ACA Legal Update: The Bumpy Ride Continues ? Diane Waters, Attorney at Mountain States Employers Council

Room II How to Keep a Wellness Program Fresh and Creative ? Sandra Miller, Denver Water

Room III Your Corporate Wellness Program, Playground-ified: Treating People like People Again ? Jamie Atlas, Bonza Bodies Fitness

Room IV Strengthening Emotional Resiliency and Well Being ? Marcia Kent and Patrick Hiester, BizPsych

Room V Be Colorado: Wellness on the MOVE, Part 1 ? Jill Pollock, MBA, University of Colorado

11:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions #2

Room I Health Links: Engaging Colorado?s Small Employers to Create Healthy Communities ? Michelle Haan, MPH, Colorado School of Public Health, Lee Newman, M.D., M.A., Colorado School of Public Health; and, Adrian Gomez, Pt Connections

Room II Connecting to Business Outcomes: Linking Health and Productivity to Business Performance ? Karen Curran and Mike Butler of Pinnacol Assurance

Room III Planning and Executing a Successful Wellness Program ? Tanya Dillard of CIGNA

Room IV Not Me Diabetes Prevention Program: A Panel Discussion on Evidence-based Solutions for Employers ? Robyn Harmon, United Healthcare, Sue Glass, American Diabetes Association, and Kelly McCracken, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Room V Advanced Wellness Session: Beyond Wellness into a Medical Home ? Karen Smiddy, City of Arvada, and Karen Hjerleid, Paladina Health

12:00 p.m. Plated Lunch and Exhibit Viewing

12:30 p.m. A Business Case for Wellness, Steve Bangert, CEO; CoBiz Financial

1:00 p.m. Developing a Culture of Balance, Wendy Lynch, PhD; Center for Consumer Choice in Health Care and Founder of Altarum Institute

1:30 p.m. Audience Surprise

1:40 p.m. Networking Break and Exhibit Viewing

2:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions #3

Room I The Affordable Care Act and Employers: Where Are We Now? ? Billy Wynne, Healthcare Lighthouse

Room II Is Sitting The New Smoking? ? Lisa Bailey, Health Promotion Management, Inc.

Room III The 5 Most Dangerous Trends in Employee Wellness ? Brad Cooper, US Corporate Wellness, Inc.

Room IV Elements of a Successful Wellness Program with Chipotle ? Lindsay Horning, Chipotle, and Colleen Reilly, Total Well-Being

Room V ValuePort: A Tool to Help Employers ? Vanessa Newport, Pinnacol Assurance, and Robert Smith, MBA, Colorado Business Group on Health

3:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions #4

Room I Corporate Wellness Meets Safety Culture: Why Protecting Workers is Good Business ? David Gilkey, DC, PhD, CPE, Mountain and Plains Education and Research Center and Associate Professor at Colorado State University

Room II Chaos to Calm in 30 Days! Engage and Empower Your Employees in a Mindfulness Challenge ? Diane Sieg RN, CYT, CSP, Personal Palance,and Colleen Hatton, PT, MA, Lutheran Medical Center

Room III Next Practices in Workplace Wellness: Reducing Work Life Conflict ? Lisa Ponder, J.D., SPHR, Director Elect, COSHRM

Room IV Closing the Gap in Obesity Management Solutions ? Dr. Kevin McCabe, S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.

4:00 p.m. Networking Reception and Cocktail Hour



A Special Thanks To Our 2014 Premier Sponsors



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