Curious about what was covered during last year’s conference? Download and review PDF versions of the 2017 presentations below:

Wednesday, January 11

"The ACA:  Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?" with Marc C. Nielsen, Groom Law Group


"The Secrets to Engaging Wellness Programs" with George McGregor, CSVEBA

"Healthy Smile - Healthy You! The Mouth-Body Connection" with Dr. Yamamoto, Vice President of Professional Services, Delta Dental

"Do You See What I See? Focus on... Your Eyes!" with Dr. Chu, Committee Member, VSP Global

"Grants: Why, Who Where and How" with Allison Richards, Sr. Director, California Consulting, LLC


"Championing Wellness at the Workplace –Turning the Page on Traditional Wellness Programs" with Neil Hertsch, Health & Wellness Program Manager, MCSIG

"What’s New in the World of Cancer Innovation and Treatment?", Ann Nguyen, PharmD, Director of Oncology Solutions, Anthem Blue Cross

"The Exploding Costs of Specialty Drugs" with Dr. Steve Miller, Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer, Express Scripts

Thursday, January 12

"Medical Tourism" with Jesse Gomez, EVP, Sales & Marketing, Bridge Health

"Employee Wellness: Get Better Results with Labor and Management Involved" with Tamar Schnepp, MPH, Moderator, Kaiser; Debb Jachens, Union Staff Leader, California Schools Employee Association;  Brenda Muñoz, Consultant for Kaiser Permanente’s Labor Management Partnership; Anita Waldron, Health Educator, San Leandro USD’s Barbara Lee Center for Health and Wellness

"Mental Wellness - HELP! Sometimes I Feel Like I'm Going Crazy" with Rae Majors-Wildman, Trainer and Business Strategist, MHN/Envolve PeopleCare

"Understanding Millennials in the Workplace" with Kathy Espinoza, Assistant Vice President, Ergonomics & Safety, Keenan