The American University in Washington, DC, with the support of its Department of Health Studies will host the fourth Global Healthy Workplace Awards & Summit 2016 (#GHWAwards), as the search continues for the programs making the biggest impact on the health and well-being of the world's workforce.
Building on the huge success of our previous Awards and Summits held in Florianopolis 2015, Shanghai 2014 and London 2013, we would like to invite you to the 4th Global Healthy Workplace Awards and Summit taking place on 7th June 2016. The #GHWAwards is the only global Awards program dedicated solely to the recognition of practices and programs in the global workplace and brings together leaders in global health and well-being from around the world. Workplace health program submissions from across the globe are being accepted and will be reviewed by an international panel of judges representing five continents with expertise in health promotion, health policy, occupational health and associated disciplines.
The #GHWAwards is a comprehensive program to celebrate, learn from and promote healthy workplaces globally. The Summit highlights:
Malsi Doyle and Michael Forman Theater, McKinley Building, School of Communications, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20016
Places are limited! Register your place below now to avoid disappointment!
2016 Global Awards Summit Draft Agenda
Monday - June 6
9:00 – 17:00 Inaugural Roundtable of the Global Alliance (Invitation only)
19:00 Welcome Reception - 4th Global Healthy Workplace Summit
Tuesday - June 7
9:00 Welcome & Opening addresses
9:15 Keynote presentation:
Health Metrics for Corporate Reporting
Derek Yach, Vitality Institute
10:00 Panel on Global Trends in Health Promotion and Well-Being
• Melissa Louis, Gallup
• Jorge Cabrita, Eurofound
• Tami Simon, Buck Consultants
• Wolf Kirsten, Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces
11:15 Networking Break
11:30 Panel on Global Leadership in Workplace Health: Breaking Down Barriers for a Sustainable Future
• Michael O’Donnell, University of Michigan
• Patricio Marquez, World Bank
• Nalini Saligram, Arogya World
12:45 Lunch sponsored by Aquila Ltd
Global Healthy Workplace Awards:
14:00 Finalist presentations for small and medium-sized enterprises
• Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, USA
• Vitality Group, USA
15:00 Networking Break
15:20 Finalist presentations for large enterprises
• Hospital Alemão Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil
• Johnson & Johnson, Brazil
• Monash University, Australia
16:40 Finalist presentations for multinational enterprises
• Unilever, UK/Netherlands
• United Technologies Aerospace Systems, USA
17:40 Closing Remarks - Future Activities
• Tommy Hutchinson, Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces
18:00 Global Awards Ceremony: 2016 Winners sponsored by Aetna
The 4th Global Healthy Workplace Awards and Summit are being hosted and sponsored by the American University with the support of its Department of Health Studies.
Note: Ticket fee does not include flight and accommodation!
Accommodation: You may wish to book accommodation at one of American University's partner hotels (with special rates) - Savoy Suites Hotel or Doubletree Hilton. Details of how to book will be made available once you have purchased a ticket.
In addition, you may wish to use a website like Booking.com to find suitable accommodation near by the venue.
To view a list of previous Summit participants: Click here!
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Should the organisers cancel the event, all registration fees will be fully refunded. If a delegate cancels their registration by 31st May, they will be entitled to a 100% refund of their registration fee. If a delegate cancels their registration after 31st May, but before 7th June, they will be entitled to a 50% refund of their registration fee. The organisers will not be responsible to any additional costs arising from individual cancellation or the cancellation of the event, including travel, accommodation or any other costs.
The Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces supports the advancement of workplace health and well-being. Through a series of initiatives designed to enhance shared learning, recognition and replication, the Global Centre seeks to create a healthier and more productive working experience for all employers and employees, irrespective of their size, location or circumstances.
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