San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
HappyCity’s W+ell Beyond Summit: Exploration of the Science of Happiness is a gathering of thinkers, doers and innovators who are interested in embodying the principles of happiness in their lives, workplaces and their communities.
Join us on March 20th 2017 for this year’s theme ‘Expanding Our Consciousness and Awareness’ at our first Annual W+ell Beyond Summit! This all day event will focus on the science of happiness through impactful speakers, hands on activities and interactive workshops that will encourage you to Live, Work and Play [HAPPY].
Come prepared to be inspired, move your body, network, and have fun!
W+ell Beyond Summit Agenda
7:30am - 8:30am SUNRISE MEDITATION with Jason Ryterband
8:30am - 9:30am REGISTRATION & BEACH BREAKFAST
9:30am – 9:45am WELCOME & OPENING COMMENTS
9:45am - 10:30am OPENING KEYNOTE
Learn the art of making great and lasting change through small steps, from Behavioral Scientist and corporate trainer Dr. Robert Maurer. Author of ‘One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way’
10:30am – 10:45am REFLECTIONS AND AFFIRMATIONS led by HappyCity
10:45am – 11:30am LIVE [HAPPY] MODULE
Engage in conversation on developing happy and sustainable communities with Julie Rusk and Lisa Parson, Director and Project Manager of the Santa Monica Wellbeing Project
11:30am – 11:45am MUSICAL PERFORMANCE by Sangeeta Kaur and Will Makar
11:45am - 1:00pm OUTDOOR BUFFET LUNCH
1:15pm - 2:15pm WORK [HAPPY] MODULE
Discover how to create and sustain [HAPPY] Places to Work from innovative business leaders in the field of employee engagement in a panel discussion led by Rachel Light, Associate Director of Global Employee Engagement at Cornerstone on Demand
Panelists: Bentley Copland, The Giving Keys, Laurie Luh, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator, Viva Asmelash, Galileo Learning (Winner of the 2016 MakeChange Awards [HAPPY] Places to Work category)
2:30pm - 3:00pm OUTDOOR PLAY
Drum Circle with Mike Dubin
Movement Play with Nathania Stambouli
Martial Arts with Conrad Cayman
Open Art Table with worksmart
3:15pm - 3:45pm PLAY [HAPPY] MODULE
UCLA's movement and martial arts expert Paul McCarthy will guide us through the connection between play and wellbeing through an interactive presentation that includes a martial arts and movement demonstration.
3:45pm - 4:00pm GUEST SPEAKER
Hear how meditation has impacted the life and career of Sandra de Castro Buffington, Founding Director of Global Media Center for Social Impact, UCLA
4:00pm - 4:45pm CLOSING KEYNOTE
Start or improve a mindfulness practice for yourself or your work team with tips and guidance from Brother Satyananda, a monk of the Self Realization Fellowship, who will speak on the ancient philosophy of Yoga and the time-honored science of meditation
4:45pm – 5:00pm CLOSING REMARKS
6:00pm – 8:00pm AFTER PARTY - Craftsman Bar, Santa Monica
We have partnered with Networkingapp to provide a better networking experience during our event. Upon registration, you'll be invited to join us on Networkingapp, an event mobile app that allows you to be connected to the other attendees, speakers, and presenters!
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*All Full Day Passes include beachside breakfast and lunch & after party.
*Parking at the Annenberg is $8/Full Day.
For more information on our speakers and sponsors, visit our website at: http://www.happycity.us/w-summit.html
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HappyCity is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community development organization and the leaders in the establishment of happiness and well-being indicators and quality-of-life initiatives in cities across the U.S.
We exist to co-create a culture of happiness & well-being, one city at a time through our Vision 80 Project, a city-wide strategy to measure and improve the well-being of our people.