The 4th Annual One Mind at Work
Global Forum

September 9-10, 2020

Empowering Employers: Advancing Brain Health in the Workplace

Since its debut four years ago, the One Mind at Work Global Forum has become a premier, flagship event for learning about the future of workplace mental health. Each year, a group of 100 of the most influential employers, innovators, advocates, and researchers in workplace mental health gather in Napa, California for a program of inspiring discourse on challenges, solutions, best practices, and employee experience. The One Mind at Work Global Forum immediately precedes the annual One Mind Music Festival for Brain Health.  The 2020 Global Forum agenda covered themes such as access, stigma, culture, leadership, and policy.

Attendance at the Global Forum is by invitation only, and space is limited in order to preserve the intimate and conversational tone of the event. The registration page for the 2021 Global Forum will open soon.

Watch the 2020 Global Forum Recap Video:

Special thanks to 2020 Platinum Sponsor, Otsuka Pharmaceutical

Otsuka Global Forum

Special thanks to our 2020 Silver Sponsors

Headspace Global Forum

Past Global Forum Events:

Frequently Asked Questions:

The below FAQs apply to past and future events, but are not relevant to the virtual format of the 2020 Global Forum. 

Q: Do I need a ticket to attend? 

A confirmation email from One Mind at Work will be required to attend the Global Forum sessions and all related events. This event is not open to the public and space is limited to ticket-holders.

Which airport is best, how do I get to Napa, and where do I stay?

A special room rate will be available at The Harvest Inn for attendees of the forum that book before August 30th. Call (707) 963-9463 or email to book your reservation as early as possible, as the hotels fill up fast! Our list of additional recommended lodging options can be found here

The Napa Valley is located 70 miles north of the city of San Francisco, but easily accessible for visitors arriving to the San Francisco (SFO) and Oakland (OAK) airports, as well as the Santa Rosa (STS) and Sacramento (SMF) airports. To get to the forum, we suggest renting a car, booking a shuttle service, or using a rideshare app such as Lyft or Uber. We recommend Evans Airport Shuttle (cash only) which operates out of both San Francisco and Oakland. Note that the forum hotel, and most hotels in the area, provide free shuttle services within the Napa Valley for use during your stay.

Can I bring a guest? 

You may apply to register a guest, but we cannot guarantee that space will be available. We will maintain a waitlist up until the day of the event and will release tickets as they become available. We limit the number of attendees per organization to two.

Is there press or photography at the event?

The Global Forum operates under Chatham House Rules, so there will not be press at the event and no comments or statements will be directly attributed to an attendee without their explicit approval. We hire a professional photographer and publish a summary of the event that will be distributed to all attendees and published online. 

Are meals included?

We will provide breakfast and lunch on the Wednesday of the event and breakfast on the Thursday of the event. Speakers and attendees are invited to dinner on Wednesday evening at the Staglin Family Vineyard but must confirm attendance in advance. 

What is the dress code?

Most attendees dress in business attire for the forum, slightly more casually than they would in an office meeting (ties and suits are not necessary). Keep in mind that Napa in September can be warm, but the venue will have air conditioning. Dress for the speaker and attendee dinner is typically “business cocktail” – but no need to change between the forum and dinner unless it is your preference.

One Mind at Work is committed to establishing the business case for executive-level leadership on workplace mental health. We are exploring best practices, improving support and reducing stigma through corporate culture, access and training. Through our work, we are leading a decrease in the impact of brain health challenges on employees through evidence-based interventions.

5th Annual Global Forum to be held September 8-9, 2021

If you are interested in participating as a sponsor of the One Mind at Work Global Forum, please email Meryl Ellingson at