Join us on Wednesday, November 1, 2023


The Live Well Advance Conference & School Summit brings thousands of partners and stakeholders together to network, learn about new tools and best practices, and participate in breakout sessions. Leaders from every sector come together to participate in efforts to advance our shared vision of a healthy, safe and thriving San Diego region.

Connect in-person with thousands of community leaders at the 8th Annual Live Well Advance Conference & School Summit.

Attend breakout sessions on important topics, including:

  • Equity and Belonging
  • Behavioral Health
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Environmental Action
  • Workplace Wellness
  • Student Well-Being and Engagement
  • And more!

Conference Parking

Live Well Advance Conference & School Summit
Wednesday, November 1st from 8am - 5pm at the San Diego Convention Center
Parking is complimentary! 

Virtual Pre-Conference

Join us the day before the Live Well Advance Conference and School Summit, Tuesday, October 31st from 10:00am - 12:30pm, to learn more about the Live Well San Diego vision.

Virtual sessions will cover Live Well San Diego history, communications strategies, data indicators, and how you can get involved in the vision.

Participants will also have the opportunity to join one of three breakout group sessions where they will learn how to contract with the County of San Diego, how to get engaged with Community Leadership Teams, or about the program California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM).

The pre-conference is perfect for those new to the Live Well San Diego vision and those wanting a refresher and to reconnect!

Link will be provided prior to the event.

Stay Up to Date and In the Know!

Download the Attendee Mobile app ahead of conference from the app stores and search for the event: 2023 Live Well Advance.

Keynote Speaker: Denise Soler Cox "The Magic of Belonging"

For Denise Soler Cox, co-producing and co-directing the award-winning film, “Being Eñye”, revealed a foundational truth: Belonging is a universal human need. Worldwide audience reaction to “Being Eñye” reinforced that the desire to belong, feel included, and valued, is not limited to a group or minority. It is a desire in the hearts of everyone.  What began as her personal project, became a crusade to positively impact individuals, companies, and communities. Her research-driven program emphasizes why Belonging matters to us personally and collectively. She provides a blueprint that improves lives and relationships. Additionally, for companies, it enhances retention and the bottom line. As it turns out, Belonging not only fulfills a basic human desire, it’s also good for business! Sign up to watch the award-winning film “Being Eñye”:

Lunch/Plenary Speaker: Dr Sade Burrell

Connections and Communities: How our communities can be transformed through our connections

​​​​​​​Sade Burrell, Ed.D., is a socially conscious leader with a deep commitment to diversity, access, and student success. She has dedicated over 15 years of her life and career to serving members of the community. With experience as a tenured faculty member and as an administrator, Dr. Burrell has inspired and empowered others through her own intersecting identities and using them to analyze her mindset and hone in on her skills and passions for serving others. Dr. Burrell seeks to create an equity-centered, assessment-based system by implementing and sustaining positive changes that benefit those she serves. She focuses her efforts on creating equitable access with consistently strong outcomes for all students, paying special attention to the needs of historically marginalized populations.