24 April 2018
3:30 AM - 5:30 AM EST
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Executive Level Program: Wired for Wellness

Holly Schachner, medical affairs head for North America, diabetes and cardiovascular business unit and US medical chair at Sanofi, will provide introductory remarks and be our host for the event at Sanofi's Bridgewater headquarters.

Experts in the fields of neuro-leadership, resilience and executive challenge will share thoughts and tips on how to stay resilient and focused on wellness in this wired world. Panelists include:
• Carmela Bennett, embodied leadership expert, Columbia University, will discuss our mind-body connection in resilience by accessing our interconnected system of thoughts, emotions and neuromuscular physiology, naturally developing a powerful leadership presence, interpersonal communications and leadership style.
• Denice Torres, HBA 2015 Woman of the Year, keynote speaker and founder of Ignited Company, previous senior executive at J&J, will share tips on achieving success through optimism, courage and resilience.
• Gisele Shelley, executive coach, program director for the conference board will share insights on "unpacking your backpack of stress and building in opportunities for wellness.

Please note: An executive that is eligible to participant includes: an individual employed in a healthcare manufacturing company (of any size) in the role of; chairman, president, EVP, SVP, VP, AVP, executive director, senior director or equivalent.

An individual employed at an agency or other service provider firm (with 15 or more full-time employees) in the roles of: chairman, president, partner, managing director, or equivalent

7:30 - 8:00 AM    Networking
8:00 - 9:15 AM    Breakfast and program
9:15 - 9:30 AM    Departure


Special instructions: Follow HBA signage to event.

Registration information
Event is open to: HBA members and nonmembers
Online registration deadline: 24 April 2018
Onsite (walk-in) registration: Is allowed
    *To register onsite, please use a smartphone or other device; show your emailed receipt as proof of registration.

This event is nonrefundable.

Learning Objectives

1. Understand the triggers that create less resilience and wellness in your daily life
2. Understand how to be able to focus on your "best self" and "best leadership style"
3. Takeaway tools and tips to enable you to strengthen your skills in a wired world

Featured Speakers

Carmella Bennett
Embodied leadership expert, Columbia University
Holly Schachner
Chief Medical Officer: Specialty Medicine, AbbVie Inc.
Gisele Shelley
Executive coach, program director, The Glenbrook Group
Denice Torres
President, The Ignited Company

Event Sponsor


Regular registration$75.00 / €64.00$115.00 / €98.00
Sanofi employee registration$75.00 / €64.00$75.00 / €64.00

Members receive up to 50 percent discount

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