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MAY 11-13 

Connecting for Good: Helping Employers, Health Plans, Health Systems, TPAs and Brokers Simplify and Unify the Health and Wellbeing Journey for employees and members.

Discover how you can help your people, your business and your community combat this emerging crisis and thrive.

As we look ahead to a life without COVID, we're also preparing to combat another rapidly emerging global health crisis—the diminishing health of our workforces due to chronic disease, health inequity, declining mental wellbeing and low engagement.

It’s time for a new, collective approach to health and wellbeing. Addressing this second global health crisis requires smart, digital innovation that can meet the unique and ever-evolving needs of your dispersed workforce. In other words, we need to be Connecting for Good.

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The Expert Insight and Tools You Need to Build a Culture of Resilience, Health and Equity

At THRIVEx, you’ll hear from trusted experts and thought leaders on how to build the foundation for an effective wellbeing strategy – one that confronts the most challenging issues for which your employees are desperately seeking support – chronic disease, health equity and mental wellbeing.

At Virgin Pulse, we're committed to empowering people to achieve their optimal wellbeing, to become their healthiest self and to thrive. The X factor? Our unique, unified and innovative approach to whole-person, digital-first wellbeing that brings together all aspects of the employee experience. In other words, we’re committed to Connecting for Good.

Join us for a virtual experience this May to discover how you can help your people, your business and your community combat this emerging crisis and thrive.

**SPACE IS LIMITED**
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The impact of what we are experiencing today will reverberate for the next several years, taking a massive toll on all aspects of health and wellbeing, and directly impacting employee engagement, productivity and performance.

David Osborne

CEO, Virgin Pulse

Keynote Speakers

Hear from world-renowned experts, academics, innovators and industry leaders on the topics that are top of mind right now for every health, wellbeing and business leader.
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Agenda

Check back often—or better yet, register today so we can share the latest updates with you.

May 11, 2021

  • 12:20pm — 12:30pm

    Lunch Crunch Workout with VP+ Partner: Aaptiv

  • 12:30pm — 12:50pm

    Hindsight is 2020. The Evolution of Health & Wellbeing In a Pandemic.

    David Osborne, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Pulse

  • 12:50pm — 1:05pm

    Leading Through Complexity

    David Osborne, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Pulse and Jacquelynn Russell, Vice President Strategic Sales, Virgin Pulse​

  • 1:05pm — 1:10pm

    Health Break

  • 1:10pm — 1:40pm

    Demanding More of Wellbeing.

    Ron Hildebrandt, Chief Product Officer, Virgin Pulse​

  • 1:40pm — 1:55pm

    The Winning Combination: Finding the Right Balance of Human Touch and Digital Innovation to Optimize Health Outcomes

    David Osborne, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Pulse, Ron Hildebrandt, Chief Product Officer, Virgin Pulse and Jacquelynn Russell, Vice President Strategic Sales, Virgin Pulse

  • 1:55pm — 2:00pm

    Visit Homebase for Health Pavilion

  • 2:00pm — 2:40pm

    Health 3.0: Finding a Voice in a Dysfunctional System

    Zubin Damania, MD

  • 2:40pm — 2:50pm

    Just What the Doctors Ordered: A Candid Discussion Around the Toll of Polarization

    Zubin Damania, MD and David Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM

  • 2:50pm — 3:20pm

    The Acute Case for Chronic Health: Why Two Pandemics Are Better Than One

    David Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, FACLM

  • 3:20pm — 3:30pm

    Visit Homebase for Health Pavilion

  • 3:30pm — 4:00pm

    Promoting Health During Times of Unrest

    Marlette Jackson, PhD, Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, Virgin Pulse & Lily Lamboy, PhD, Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Blue Shield of California

  • 4:00pm — 4:05pm

    Health Break

  • 4:05pm — 4:25pm

    All Access Pass to Healthy Eating *Cooking Activity with Chef Lisa*

    Madison Reeder​, Regional Lead, Registered Dietician, Foodsmart

  • 4:25pm

    Visit Homebase for Health Pavilion

May 12, 2021

  • 12:00pm

    Virtual Doors Open

  • 12:15pm — 12:25pm

    Lunch Crunch Workout with VP+ Partner: Wellbeats

  • 12:25pm — 12:30pm

    ICYMI

    David Osborne, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Pulse

  • 12:30pm — 1:05pm

    Managing Risk & Improving Outcomes: What Self-Insured Employers Can Learn from Value-Based Care Organizations

    An interview with Healthcare Delivery Expert Dr. Sachin Jain by Virgin Pulse Science Advisory Board member Dr. Rajiv Kumar

  • 1:05pm — 1:10pm

    Health Break

  • 1:10pm — 1:40pm

    The Mind-Body Connection: Wellness and Prevention Through Behavioral Health

    Jessica Isom, MD, MPH, Science Advisory Board, Virgin Pulse

  • 1:40pm — 2:10pm

    Uprooting Social Determinants of Health in Your Community

    Ruqajjah Yearby, JD, MPH

  • 2:10pm — 2:15pm

    Visit Homebase for Health Pavilion

  • 2:15pm — 2:45pm

    Healthcare Moneyball: How to Use Population Health Analytics to Pinpoint Cost Drivers, Close Gaps and Reduce Spend

    Ron Hildebrandt, Chief Product Officer, Virgin Pulse, Taylor Godbey, Chief Operating Officer, Advanced Plan for Health

  • 2:45pm — 3:00pm

    Lightning Session: Investing in Financial Health: Defining Financial Stability for Your Employees in Uncertain Times

    Sam Evans, Vice President of Business Development, Enrich​

  • 3:00pm — 3:10pm

    Visit Homebase for Health Pavilion

  • 3:10pm — 4:20pm

    Breakout Sessions

  • Product & Analytics
    • 3:10pm — 3:30pm

      Where’s the Proof? Connecting the Data to Connect the Dots Behind Employee Wellness Program
      Kate Smith, Senior Product Director​, Virgin Pulse
      Andrew Jacobus, Vice President Insights​​, Virgin Pulse

    • 3:32pm — 3:52pm

      Designed to Engage: A Targeted Approach to Employee Wellbeing
      Kacey Rasmussen, Vice President Strategic Development​, Virgin Pulse
      Linda Muller, Senior Client Success Director​, Virgin Pulse
      Heather Fitzpatrick, Director Marketing Communications​​, Virgin Pulse

    • 3:52pm — 4:00pm

      Health Break

    • 4:00pm — 4:20pm

      The Role of Digital Therapeutics and the Changing Future of Healthcare
      Misa Nuccio, Senior Product Marketing Manager​, Virgin Pulse
      Kate Smith, Senior Product Director​​, Virgin Pulse

  • Corporate Social Responsibilities
    • 3:10pm — 3:30pm

      Driving DEI Through Your Internal Communications and Your Wellbeing Platform​
      Jessica Isom, MD, Science Advisory Board Member
      Nancy Belusky, Senior Director, Content​, Virgin Pulse

    • 3:32pm — 3:52pm

      Wellbeing Demands for a Diverse Workforce: Delivering Value at an Individual Level
      Nathan Limbach, Director Strategic Development​, Virgin Pulse
      Joseph Cappellano, Director Strategic Development​, Virgin Pulse

    • 3:52pm — 4:00pm

      Health Break

    • 4:00pm — 4:20pm

      A Renewed Focus on Health and Wellbeing
      Kristen Larson, Senior Client Success Director​, Virgin Pulse

  • Client Learnings & Best Practices
    • 3:10 pm — 3:30 pm

      Building a Culture of Resilience in the Healthcare Industry
      Niha Malcomsen, Northwell Health, Manager, Employee Wellness and Mayer Bellehsen, Northwell Health, Psychologist

    • 3:32pm — 3:52pm

      Budget-Friendly Strategies to Support Your Employees, In All the Roles They Play
      Meaghan Rohletter, Director of Health & Welfare Benefits, American Cancer Society

    • 3:52 pm — 4:00pm

      Health Break

    • 4:00pm — 4:20pm

      Future-Proofing Your Workforce: How Your Wellbeing Foundation Radiates Reward In A Time of Crisis
      Sandi Stein, Senior Vice President – Global Head of Benefits, Brown Brothers Harriman

  • 4:20pm — 4:30pm

    Visit Homebase for Health Pavilion

May 13, 2021

  • 12:15pm — 12:25pm

    Lunch Crunch Workout With VP+ Partner: Whil

  • 12:25pm — 12:30pm

    ICYMI

    David Osborne, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Pulse

  • 12:30pm — 1:05pm

    Work-From-Home Wellbeing: Reshaping Workplace Wellbeing for Your Dispersed Workforce

    Josh Bersin, HR and Workplace Industry Analyst, Josh Bersin Academy

  • 1:05pm — 1:10pm

    Health Break

  • 1:10pm — 1:40pm

    Wellbeing – It’s Personal: Live Services Panel

    Sarah Anderson, Coaching Team Manager, Virgin Pulse
    Kelsey Speltz, Coaching Team Manager, Virgin Pulse
    Sonja Ecklund, Training Lead, Onsite Support, Virgin Pulse
    Tara Langer, Wellness Team Manager​, Virgin Pulse

  • 1:40pm — 1:55pm

    Lightning Session: The Parent's Pandemic

    Gina Nebesar, Co-founder and Chief Product Officer, Ovia Health

  • 1:55pm — 2:05pm

    Visit Homebase for Health Pavilion

  • 2:05pm — 3:35pm

    Breakout Sessions

  • Product & Analytics
    • 2:05pm — 2:25pm

      Unlocking the Value of Your Employee Wellbeing Investments
      Christopher Robertson, Director Product Partnerships​, Virgin Pulse

    • 3:00pm — 3:20pm

      A Human-Centered Approach to Digital Wellbeing
      Caitlin Sanford, Director User Research and Analytics, Virgin Pulse
      Roman Vidrevich, Senior Product Director, Health Analytics

  • Corporate Social Responsibilities
    • 2:05pm — 2:25pm

      The Realities for Women During COVID: Strategies Forward for All
      Mary Marzec, PhD, Science Advisory Board, Virgin Pulse

    • 3:00pm — 3:20pm

      Connecting Community For Good
      Laura Walmsley, SVP Business Development​, Virgin Pulse

  • Client Learnings & Best Practices
    • 2:05 pm — 2:25 pm

      The Workplace Mental Health Crisis: Improving Emotional Wellbeing Through Resiliency Focused Programming
      Amanda Hugelmeyer, HR Wellness and Engagement Specialist, PSEG

  • 3:20pm — 3:35pm

    Lightning Session: Changing Outcomes with Mental Health and Addiction

    Megan Jacobs, MPH, Managing Director of Product, Innovations​, Truth Initiatives

  • 3:35pm — 4:30pm

    Visit Homebase for Health Pavilion

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