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Health & Wellness Night, In Partnership with CIC

Jan 23, 2020 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In partnership with CIC, save the date for Venture Cafe’s Wellness Innovation Night, taking place on January 23rd, 2020. Wellness is not just defined as the lack of disease, but the presence of vitality and the maintenance of a high quality of life throughout the lifespan. It includes innovations around improving condition-specific issues, access to care or tools that support wellbeing both individually and socially, public health, and other important topic areas. Wellness Innovation Night will convene entrepreneurs, corporates, the public sector, and industry experts working to create new technologies and solutions to bolster wellbeing through better access, education, and care right here in the Greater Boston area. Come and join the movement!

 

Schedule

  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Ask Me Anything: Understanding/Accessing Healthcare (Santa Clara Room)

  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Ask Me Anything: Creating Wellness Programs (Octave Room)

  • 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM: Mental Health & Entrepreneurship: Fostering resiliency through innovation and connection (Havana Room)

  • 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM: Innovation in Wellness (Havana Room)

  • 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM: Finding Health Insurance as a Start Up (Santa Clara Room)

  • 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM: Community & Connection (Octave Room)

  • 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM: Health & Wellness Demos (Venture Café)

  • 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM: The Power of Presence (Santa Clara Room)


 

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Ask Me Anything: Understanding/Accessing Healthcare (Santa Clara Room)

This special ‘Ask Me Anything’ group mentoring session will allow entrepreneurs to spend 1 hour with Niki Conte and Chaitra Sanders. Join leaders from the Mass State Health Connector and come learn how the MSHC can help you connect to quality healthcare coverage in 2020.

 

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Ask Me Anything: Creating Wellness Programs (Octave Room)

Come talk with industry expert Iris Sokol and ask how to maximize your own approach to wellness in the workplace in this informal ask me anything.

 

 

4:30 PM – 5:15 PM: Mental Health & Entrepreneurship: Fostering resiliency through innovation and connection (Octave Room)

Co-worker consultation services with Regan McNeely

 

 

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM: Finding Health Insurance as a Start Up (Santa Clara Room)

Are you a new start up or small company looking for ways to improve your healthcare offerings as a recruitment tool? Join this Flashtalk with the Massachusetts State Health Connector team to learn how to find reliable and cost-effective health care coverage for start ups, self employed, and small businesses. Experts will walk you through the process, answer your questions, and empower you to make health care more accessible.

Presented by Niki Conte & Chaitra Sanders, Massachusetts Health Connector

5:30 PM – 6:15 PM: Community & Connection (Octave Room)

Come learn how Beantrust founder Erik Modahl cultivates connection and fosters empathy, wellness and sustainability across and within communities of innovation as a way of changing the world, one connection at a time. Presented by: Erik Modahl, Founder, Beantrust

 

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM: Innovation in Wellness (Havana Room)

See how these three companies are changing wellness through innovation in different technologies. Each company will present their technology, and then engage in a moderated panel led by our industry expert, Iris Sokol.

 

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM: Health & Wellness Demos & Benefit Vendors (Venture Café)

Check out a selection of CIC coordinated health and wellness offerings and benefit vendors. 

 

 

6:45 PM – 7:45 PM: The Power of Presence (Santa Clara Room)

When it comes to launching a successful business, engaging with your customers, vendors and partners is vital aspect of the operation. The key to doing that well is how you go about doing so. In this interactive session, participants will be able to 1) Practice mindfulness and focused attention as a foundational practice for presence. 2) Learn how presence comes with self-awareness as a starting point for building emotional intelligence skills. 3) Leave with tools you can use immediately to be more calm, aware, and connected in conversation with others

 

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Date:
January 23
Time:
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

Venture Café Cambridge
One Broadway 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA
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