It should come as no surprise that issues surrounding health and wellness are top of mind these days. From mental health to physical fitness along with emerging tech and the vote to legalize marijuana in several states, there’s a lot to digest. Hear from leaders in the health and wellness space on emerging trends, building community and how they are grappling with the rapid pace of change.

Featured Speakers

Al Harrington
Founder

Dr. Mark Hyman, MD

Miranda Kerr
Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Ashley Mills
Co-founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer

Amy Morin
Author, Podcast Host, Editor in Chief, Verywell Mind

Mark Mullett
Co-founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer

The Agenda


12:00 PM — 12:05 PM ET

Adweek Opening Remarks

Welcoming remarks and an overview of the event.

 

Featuring:
Danny Wright, Chief Brand Officer, Adweek

Danny Wright

 




12:05 PM — 12:25 PM ET

Food for Thought

Dr. Mark Hyman holds many accolades including best-selling author, physician, educator, and most notably leader in the “Functional Medicine” movement. Spearheading a health revolution that revolves around food as a source of medicine to support longevity, energy, happiness and so much more. Join Adweek as we sit down with Dr. Hyman to talk about his work in repairing what he sees as a broken global food system, in terms of how we grow, distribute and consume food.

 

Featuring:
Dr. Mark Hyman
Ko Im, Community Editor, Adweek

Dr. Mark HymanKo Im

 




12:25 PM — 12:45 PM ET

Staying Mentally Strong in a Year of Unrest

When it comes to health and wellness, mental strength is just as important as physical strength. In a year of unrest, Verywell Mind’s Editor-in-Chief and bestselling author Amy Morin knew focusing on mental health and delivering content through Verywell’s empathetic tone, would be pivotal in helping audiences survive and thrive. Join Adweek as we sit down with Amy and discuss what her mental strength tips are and how they’re helping Verywell’s audiences navigate everything from finding motivation to vaccine sentiment.

Amy MorinMatt Steinmetz

 

 




12:50 PM — 1:10 PM ET

The Power of the Flower

After retiring from playing in the NBA after 16 seasons, Al Harrington took a shot and entered the cannabis market in 2011 with Viola Brands—and over the past decade, Viola has become a notable company within this thriving industry. Join Adweek as we sit down with Al himself, to discuss the legalization of cannabis, the healing power of the flower, best practices for innovation, and the company’s commitment to social justice and equity.

 

Featuring:
Al Harrington, Founder, Viola Inc.
Terry Stanley, Senior Editor, Adweek


Al HarringtonTerry Stanley

 




1:15 PM — 1:35 PM ET

Session details to be announced.




1:40 PM — 2:00 PM ET

Bringing Entertainment to Fitness

In the crowded at-home fitness space, obé has stood apart with its focus on bringing entertainment, pop culture and design to fitness. The entertainment platform offers the most daily live classes with the most variety, all shot at a neon pastel lightbox studio with an unlimited number of color combinations. Obé Co-founders and Co-CEOs Mark Mullett and Ashley Mills join Adweek to discuss the evolution of the company, learnings and its most ambitious rollout — Workout Parties.

 

Featuring:
Ashley Mills, Co-founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer, obé
Mark Mullett, Co-founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer, obé

 

Ashley MillsMark Mullet

 

 




2:05 PM — 2:25 PM ET

Session details to be announced.




2:30 PM — 2:55 PM ET

Transformative Skincare

As one of the most influential voices in the fashion, beauty and wellness spaces, Miranda Kerr is no stranger to the numerous product offerings. Unable to find a truly organic brand that prioritized transparency, Miranda founded KORA Organics in 2009 with the mission of making transformative differences in consumers’ skincare regimens. Join Adweek as we sit down with Miranda, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, as she speaks to how her personal health and wellness journey inspired KORA Organics and her vision for the future of this space.

Miranda KerrStephanie Paterik

 

 




2:55 PM — 3:00 PM ET

Adweek Closing Remarks

Thank you for joining us!

 

Featuring:
Danny Wright, Chief Brand Officer, Adweek

Danny Wright

 



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