Watch Videos of the 2017 Finding Balance Conference

Employees and students can discover ways to increase self-compassion, reduce stress, and enjoy life at the sixth annual Hokie Wellness Finding Balance Conference. 

Conference Details
Date: Friday, October 6, 2017
Location: The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center
Price: Free for employees and students (see registration information below)
Attire: The conference is an interactive and active event and participants are encouraged to dress comfortably.
Keynote Speaker: Heather Jelks, Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute

The full-day conference is limited to 150 participants, and registration is required to confirm your spot. Registration opens for employees Sept. 1. This year there will be additional seating for the morning and afternoon keynote sessions, but registration is required to confirm your spot. Students are invited to attend from 1-5 p.m. More information may be found on GobblerConnect for students.

New this year will be two morning breakout sessions that require registration. A cooking demonstration by one of The Inn's Banquet Chefs will feature the preparation of two items which will be served at lunch that day.  Attendance is limited to 40 and registration is required.  Search by alpha: Finding Balance 2017 Cooking Demonstration. 

The other session, Take Advantage of Your Hokie Perks: Cash Match and Premium Rewards, will offer employees the chance to learn about opportunities to "earn" money by making wise choices when it comes to health care and retirement. Registration is required so that a personalized printout of your current status may be provided to each employee that attends.  Search by alpha: Take Advantage of Your Hokie Perks: Cash Match and Premium Rewards.

Joining the conference this year will be Nikki Giovanni, University Distinguised Professor, who will speak after lunch from 1:15-2:15 p.m.

2017 Exhibitors Information

CommonHealth of Virginia | Recreational Sports | Women's Center |Community Housing Partners | Office of Emergency Management | University Organizational and Professional Development | VelocityCare | Anthem EAP | Warm Hearth | Aetna | Virginia Tech Staff Senate

For more information contact Hokie Wellness at 540-231-8878 (employees) or 540-231-2233 (students).

Hokie Wellness Locations

195 McComas Hall (0140)
895 Washington Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Satellite Office
North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318)
300 Turner St., NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone Numbers

Employees: 540-231-8878
Students: 540-231-2233