WH Summit Agenda

The Lincoln Center | Fort Collins, CO

417 W Magnolia St, Fort Collins, CO 80521

8:30 am - 5:30 pm

7am - 8 am | Registration

7:30 am | VIP Expo Opens (Summit Guests only until 8:30 am)
Mix + mingle with some of the most innovative local and national brands who are changing the world with their conscious businesses, products and soul rejuvenating experiences PLUS expert panels to expand and awaken your mind.

8:30 am | Welcome with Andrea Ridder & Christy Thiel, MC

8:45 am - 9:15 am | How to Listen to Your Gut with Jacki Carr, Author + Transformation Coach

Starting your day off right is super important to being receptive to the amazing information you will receive. We have the perfect guide to help you open up your mind + soul for transformation. Jacki will help you:

  • Learn how to understand and listen to your body - mind connection

  • Get amped and get clear about your intention for the day + set some attainable goal

9:20 am - 10:15 am | What is the Gut Microbiome? Assault, Recovery + Maintenance
Gaining perspective from various experts across the medical and wellness fields is extremely important when powering up your own health journey. On the panel: Dr. Elizabeth Ryan, Dr. Jason Barker, Dr. Jackie Fields, Dr. Mary Rondeau + Kristy Hall, Functional Nutritionist.

Get cutting edge data and tools for healing:

  • Uncover what the gut microbiome is + how it affects EVERYTHING

  • Weight gain or loss & how eating disorders wreak havoc on our guts!

  • What really happens when we drink alcohol, eat white sugar, gluten and other foods that cause reactions.

  • SIBO & IBS

  • What causes inflammation, brain fog, memory loss and our inability to detox?

  • Testing!

10:20 am-10:40 am | Your Health Starts Here | Dr. Sharla Aronson, DDS & Althea Hrdlichka, Doula + Midwife

  • What happens before we are born? Learn about how our microbiomes in utero affect us today

  • After birth, our health starts in our mouths. Learn what is happening inside of your mouth and how you can create balance for your entire body.

10:40 am - 11:00 | EXPO BREAK

11:00 am - 11:45 am | Inflammation, The Microbiome & How It Relates to Cancer and Disease with Dr. Edward Carriere

  • Learn how stress and toxins contribute to cancer and tools for prevention

  • Tools to Prevent & Treat

  • How a healthy microbiome affects EVERYTHING including your skin

11:50 am - 12:20 pm | Your Master Regulator: How the Endocannabinoid System Regulates Your Total Well Being with Dr. Philip Blair

  • What is the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) and why does it control everything?

  • How does the ECS affect the gut, mood, sleep, stress and more!

  • How CBD oil can help regulate and heal many imbalances

12:20 pm - 12:45 pm | Lunch Pick-Up

12:45 pm - 1:30 pm | Lunchtime Keynote: Gut-Brain Axis + Mental Health with Dr. Shawn Talbott

  • Learn about the brain-gut connection and how it affects our mental health.

  • Take away toolbox: What to do, how to balance your gut and achieve mental wellness- it’s real!

1:35 pm - 1:50 pm | Stress Less: How Stress Affects Your Health & Tools to Combat it with Dr. Elise Rigney

  • Learn about how flight and fight is a burn out

  • Why stress wreaks havoc on your entire system

  • Get tips and tools for de-stressing

1:55 pm - 2:35 pm | CBD for Treating Acute Conditions +How it Can Help Heal Your Gut with Dr. Joseph Cohen + Tim Gordon

  • Learn why most people with autoimmune have leaky gut

  • How to heal your autoimmune condition with food & CBD

  • Learn about the importance of quality and dosage

2:40 pm - 3:00 pm | Self Love : The Power of Overcoming Eating Disorders & Addiction with Susan Hay

3:00 pm - 3:25 pm | EXPO + SNACK BREAK

3:25 pm - 4:40 pm | Expert Panel: What in the World Do I Eat? Discuss & Debunk Trending Diets, Fasting, Detox + Testing

On the panel: Dr. Kim Bruno, Dr. Jennifer McCabe Lentz, Crystal Melanson, Monica Corrado, Nicole Eckman + Debi Kennison

  • With all of the trends with food and ways to or not to eat, it is hard to know what is best for YOUR body

  • Experts will discuss trending diets like low-carb, ketogenic, grain-free, vegan, Paleo, GAPS, and what the big to do is about fasting, detoxing + the importance testing to eat according to what YOUR body needs.

4:40 pm - 5:25 pm | Food Mood + Gut with Dr. Mary Rondeau

  • Get real tips and tricks for creating wellness in your gut

  • Foods that heal

  • Easy recipes for real life

  • Your plan going forward!

5:25 pm - 5:45 pm | Closing + EXPO