2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Work Making You Sick? Healthy Workplace Fixes

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We spend a lot of time working: sitting for hours slumped over our keyboards, precariously squeezing the phone receiver between our shoulder and ear, squinting at our screens, drinking way too much caffeine. We work late, skip our workouts, trudge home to order greasy takeout and sleep poorly because we’re stressed. Does this sound familiar?
In today’s on-the-go, always plugged-in world, we never stop working and it’s taking a toll on our health, our productivity, our energy, and our focus. This session will help audience members identify unhealthy habits preventing people from fully engaging in their work and outside lives, including sedentary lifestyles, unhealthy diets, high stress levels and lack of sleep – to name a few. It will offer actionable tips on how individuals and employers together can create healthier work environments while improving their total quality of life to become their best selves both on the job and beyond the corporate walls.



Chris Boyce


Virgin Pulse

Chris Boyce is an accomplished technology entrepreneur who brings more than 15 years of consumer loyalty, enterprise and consumer software experience to Virgin HealthMiles. He joined the company in 2006 as EVP, Product, Marketing, and Business Development. Soon after, Chris became Virgin HealthMiles’ CEO and joined the company’s board of directors. Leveraging Virgin’s philosophy that business should be a force for good, Chris’ leadership has been instrumental in guiding Virgin HealthMiles’ development of market-leading, technology-based products and services that help employers improve workforce health, boost employee engagement, and enhance corporate culture.

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