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2018 National Wellness Conference Schedule
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This is a basic schedule of events for the 2018 National Wellness Conference, and will be updated as specifics are finalized.  (Last update:  Tuesday, June 5, 2018)

Main Conference registration is not required to attend a Worksite Wellness Certificate pre-conference; however, a discounted Main Conference rate is offered for individuals also registering for a certificate training.

Lunches are included with Worksite Wellness Certificate Program and Main Conference registration.

View full session descriptions and more in the NWC Online Program Guide.

Main Conference Schedule

 = Hosted by the Heart 2 Heart Committee

 

Sunday, June 17 (Afternoon/Evening)

Sunday evening activities are open to both Pre-Conference and Main Conference registrants.

4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
NWC Registrant Check-in
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Grand Opening
6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Welcome to Wellness Opening Ceremony & Ribbon-cutting 
7:15 p.m. Scavenger Hunt 

 


Monday, June 18

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registration Check-in
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Coffee & Conversation
7:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. Exhibits Open
8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Wellness Wake-up 
8:30 a.m – 10 a.m. Keynote
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break (Exhibits Open)
10:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Coaching Academy
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch/Networking (buffet lunch) 
12:45 p.m. – 2 p.m. Breakout Sessions
2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Break (Exhibits Open)
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions
3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Break (Exhibits Open)
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions
5:30 p.m. 7 p.m. NWC 2018 Poster Showcase
(with complimentary hearty appetizers)
7:30 p.m. Heart 2 Heart Talent Show 
 

Tuesday, June 19

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registrant Check-in
7:30 a.m. –  8:30 a.m. Coffee & Conversation
7:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. Exhibits Open
8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Wellness Wake-up 
8:30 a.m – 10 a.m. Keynote
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Keynote Book-signing
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break (Exhibits Open)
10:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Worksite Academy
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch/Networking 
(boxed lunch pickup from 11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.)
12:45 p.m. – 2 p.m. Breakout Sessions
2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Break (Exhibits Open)
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions
3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Break (Exhibits permanently close at 4:15 p.m.)
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Awards/Dinner Banquet
7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Dance

 

Wednesday, June 20

7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Registrant Check-in
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Coffee & Conversation
8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Wellness Wake-up 
8:30 a.m – 10 a.m. Keynote
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Multicultural Competency Academy
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Breakout Sessions
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch/Networking 
(boxed lunch pickup from 11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.)
12:45 p.m. – 2 p.m. Breakout Sessions
2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions
4 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Wellness Wrap-up Closing Program 
NOTE: All times and activities are subject to change.