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Workforce Strategy Participants Head Home with Renewed Enthusiasm to Make Employee Experience Their Business

Workforce Strategy attendees leave Atlanta motivated to create the future of work, life & health.

The final day of Workforce Strategy 2018 did not turn a blind eye on pressing health and well-being challenges that are complicated for employers to address.

During New Rules Apply: How Popular Culture, Implicit Bias and Scientific Evidence are Shaping the Weight of the Nation, thought-provoking experts shared trending consumer insights paired with behavioral and clinical research findings to illuminate new approaches needed to address the escalating obesity epidemic.

Joe Nadglowski, President & CEO of the Obesity Action Coalition, grabbed our attention with a bold message:


The greatest challenge for people with obesity is the social aspect—the shame and blame they experience from society.
– Joe Nadglowski, President & CEO of the Obesity Action Coalition

Then we heard next-level insights on how employers use data to tailor health and well-being solutions and build healthier communities from Jake Flaitz of Paychex, Inc., Jennifer Kuca Lavoie of Piedmont Healthcare and Mark Talluto of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

The closing keynote speaker, Tim State of Humana, urged the audience to embrace the powerful learnings packed into Workforce Strategy 2018 and bring positive disruption to the employee experience.

Tim State

“We know the customer experience can never really exceed the experience of the employee.”
– Tim State, Senior Vice President, Associate Health and Well-being, Humana

Workforce Strategy 2018 brought together a community of thought leaders and HR professionals with a passion for well-being to prepare for the future of work, life and health.

Mark your calendars for access to global experts and experienced practitioners at next year’s conference in San Diego, CA from September 17-19.