Cultivating Mindfulness in the Workplace

June 25, 2019
Omni Hotel, Providence, RI

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June 25th Morning 

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7:30 – 8:45am

Registration

Conference Check-In, Enjoy Buffet Breakfast, Networking, and Connection Space

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8:45 – 9:00am

Welcoming Remarks 

By Lisa Bergeron, Chief Visionary Officer and Managing Partner of AWE

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9:00 – 10:30am

Spotlight Conversations

Tara Healey, Mindfulness Director, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Brenda Brock, Farmaesthetics founder and formulator of fine herbal skincare from the farm
Christina Altomare, Strategy & Integration Leader, IBM – shares how Watson AI is expanding potential
Presented by Visionary Sponsors, Amica Insurance & KPMG

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10:30 - 11:00am

Break 

Enjoy networking and visit the Connection Space
Presented by Schnieder Electric

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11:00 - 12:15pm

South County: 3rd Floor

Washington Room: 3rd Floor

Providence Ballroom: 3rd Floor

ThinkLab Morning Sessions

 

Mindful Leadership: Creating Conscious Team Communication
Facilitated by Rebecca Murray. Sponsored by All That Matters Yoga & Holistic Health

Panel Discussion: Widening Your Lens – Explore the lenses of negotiation and how making small shifts can transform your approach
Keith Goryl, Amica Insurance
Eileen Kwesiga, Bryant University
Junior Jabbie, Banneker Industries
Panel Discussion co-facilitated by Kelli Viera, Marsh & McLennan Agency and Lisa Bergeron, AWE
Presented by Marsh & Mclennan Agency

Insight Hunters – Mindset and skills to thrive in a “VUCA” world
Facilitated by Katy Giffault, and Maria Silveira. Sponsored by Hasbro.

June 25th Afternoon

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12:00 – 12:45pm

Lunch & Networking

Enjoy a healthy and filling lunch.

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12:45 – 2:30pm

Spotlight Conversation

Lara Stolman, award winning producer, director, filmmaker of “Swim Team” – chronicles the extraordinary rise of the Jersey Hammerheads, a swim team of autistic athletes, capturing their moving quest for inclusion, and independence.

Diversity & Inclusion Panel Discussion with:
Ramona Royal, Amica Insurance
Michael Gonzales, Diversity & Inclusion Consortium 
Courtney Cannata, Gilbane
Kim Lee, IGT
Presented by Visionary Sponsors, Amica Insurance & KPMG

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2:30 - 3:00pm

Break 

Enjoy networking and visit the Connection Space
Presented by Schnieder Electric

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3:00 - 4:00pm

South County: 3rd Floor

Washington Room: 3rd Floor

Providence Ballroom: 3rd Floor

ThinkLab Afternoon Sessions

Creating Your Mindfulness Game Plan
Facilitated by Rachel Leveille. Sponsored by All That Matters Yoga & Holistic Health 

Debunking Millennial Myths – Panel discussion unlocks insights to the truth about millennials in the workplace
Facilitated by Kevin Matta, AWE

Panel Discussion with:
Travis Escobar: Millennial Rhode Island, United Way of Rhode Island
John Wakim: Zaxie
Sandra Cano: Senator, Navigant Credit Union
Christina Castle: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island

Presented by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island

Embodied Learning: Experience and interactive learning that moves you from Exclusion to Inclusion
Facilitated by Leann Heath. Sponsored by Neighborhood Health Plan of RI.

 

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4:00 – 4:30pm

Closing Remarks & Mindfulness Experience

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4:30 - 5:00pm

Wine Tasting & Networking

Presented by The Savory Grape