11th Annual Employer Leadership Summit

11th Annual Employer Leadership Summit

May 11, 2018

At our 2018 Annual Employer Leadership Summit (in its 11th year!), we explored the role of PURPOSE in creating vibrant, high-performing, and HEALTHY organizations. 
We discussed ways to tackle the tough issues of our time, including the alarming rate of obesity and the opioid epidemic, and focused on breakthrough innovations and demonstrated results. 
Interactive polling, engaging sponsors, and robust networking promoted a sense of optimism, collaboration and action.



“Loved the honest discussion on the ‘Thinking Differently’ panel. An issue I’m very passionate about.”

“All excellent presentations this year. Informative!”

“I like the mix of keynote and panel discussion. The innovator showcase was really impressive this year.”

Summit Photos:

Dave Dickey and Carolyn Pare help Michael Walsh of Cariloop celebrate his big win

Available Presentations:

A Fresh Perspective on Healthy Organizations: Awakening Compassion at Work
Monica Worline, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, EnlivenWork

Panel Discussion — Obesity: Changing the Conversation
Shawn Hansen (NovoNordisk), Jodi Melius (Excel Wellness), Bridget Slusarek (Comprehensive Weight Management Program)

Life and Death Lessons: Living Abundantly by Defining and Embracing Your Purpose
Cathy Wurzer, Author, Documentary Filmmaker, Host of Morning Edition for MPR News

Panel Discussion — Opioids: We Can’t Sit Idly By
David Calabrese (OptumRx), Jodie Dvorkin (Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement), Ellie Garrett (Minnesota Department of Human Services), Carolyn Szigethy (MedImpact)

Innovator’s Showcase Participants:

Meeting Materials:

Program and Speaker Biographies
Taking Action Express: Summit Special Edition
Summit Sponsors
Interactive Polling Questions
Summit Survey Special Edition
One Year Later: POPS! Still Tops!
Join the Action Group!

Many thanks to our valued Summit sponsors!

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