Active Minds National Conference 2019

Friday & Saturday, March 22 – 23, 2019 | Washington, DC



The conference begins at 8 am on Friday, March 22 and ends at 5 pm on Saturday, March 23. Check back in February to view and download the conference agenda.


Friday: March 22, 2019

Breakfast and Welcome

8 am
Kick off the conference with a breakfast buffet and a warm welcome from Alison Malmon, founder and executive director of Active Minds.

Opening Plenary

9 am
Gain inspiration and knowledge about the latest mental health trends, implications, and opportunities to build a mental health culture.

Breakout Sessions A

11 am
Explore the most innovative and effective approaches to supporting student well-being and changing the conversation about mental health on campuses, in workplaces, and within communities. These expert-led sessions explore Collective and Strategic Approaches; Innovation for Emerging Issues; Championing Student Voices; and Equal Opportunities for Health.

Lunch and Keynote

12:15 pm
Enjoy lunch, share information, and make connections while hearing from a celebrated champion of mental health.

Breakout Sessions B

2:45 pm

Breakout Sessions C

4 pm

Saturday: March 23, 2019

Special sessions

7:30 am
These special sessions are for Active Minds chapter members and advisors. Take advantage of these leadership development and action planning workshops to maximize the impact you’ll bring back to your campus.


8 am


9 am

Breakout Sessions D

10:45 am


12 noon

Programming Expo

1:15 pm
Take away great ideas from this showcase of impactful, effective, and student-centered programming from campuses around the country. Talk to Active Minds leaders and find out how they do it! Discover what positive mental health events and activities you can do on your own campus.

Breakout Sessions E

2:30 pm

Awards and Closing Remarks

Conference ends at 5 pm


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