Friday, October 11, 2013
8 am - 4 pm
La Vista Conference Center-Embassy Suites
This one-day event features exhibits, health fair, health screenings, educational presentations, shopping, handouts, giveaways, meals and more! Make it a girl's day and invite your mom, sister or friend! Nursing credit is offered.
This year's theme is "Healthy Relationships: Enriching your life and improving your health."
About the Conference
Since 1997, the annual conference is hosted by UNMC, The Nebraska Medical Center, UNO, WELCOM, and the Olson Center. The goal of the conference is to empower women with their health by providing timely education and health & wellness resources presented by specialists who are leaders in their field. Not only is it a day of education, but it's also a day of fun and relaxation! Shopping, conversation, and great food are offered.
Registration will begin July 1. To get on the mailing list for this year's conference, please call 402-559-6345.
Directions and information on the La Vista Conference Center can be found on the map.
Free parking is offered to all.
2012 Schedule of Events (2013 schedule coming soon)
8:00 AM Registration, Exhibits, and Health Screenings
9:00 Welcome & Opening Session
9:15 Breakfast Keynote:
Larra Petersen-Lukenda, PhD, MA
Creating Lasting Change: Preparing, Acting, and Maintaining
10:15 Break, Exhibits, and Health Screenings
11:00 General Session: Jane Potter, MD
Cognitive Vitality: Maintaining a Healthy Brain
12:15 Lunch Keynote Speaker: Julie Masters, PhD
Becoming Your Future Self
1:15 Breakout Session (choose 1, 2, or 3)
1) Establishing Care: Keys to Navigating Your Health Care Options
- Elisabeth Backer, MD
2) The Road to Resilience
- Deb Carlson, PhD
3) Your Love-Hate Relationship with Food
- Chanel Helgason, MD
2:15 Breakout Session (choose 4, 5, or 6)
4) Health Information on the “Village Green” -
Lea Pounds, MBA
5) Have You Lost Your Mind?! How to Use ‘The Mindfulness GPS’ to Locate Where Your Mind Has Gone
- Ronda Stevens, MSW, LMHP
6) Moving into a Healthy Body Image
- Julie Luzarraga, LICSW, DCSW and Teri Beste, RYT
3:15 Closing Session, Evaluations & Door Prizes
Daniel Anderson, MD, PhD - Diet & Exercise as Medicine for Whole Body Health:
An Uncensored View
2012's Platinum Sponsors
2012's Gold Sponsors
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Sponsor & Exhibitor Information
Are you interested in supporting women's health in your community and getting your product/service in front of 350+ women? Become a sponsor! For more information on how to exhibit at next year's conference, contact Christin at 402-559-5852 or