The Power of Behavioral Science to Drive Health Activation



Digital Health Activation

Join us at Activate 2022, the premier health conference focused on cutting-edge consumer health activation.

Hosted in beautiful Marina del Rey this September, you will have access to panel discussions, interactive workshops, and subject matter experts from healthcare and beyond.

If you're a health plan, provider, system, or pharmacy, we'd love to have you join us! Request a spot below.



Skilled Speakers


Interactive Workshops


Activate Awards for Best 2022 Programs


People Registered to Attend

Kristen Berman

Chief Innovation Officer

Kristen Berman is the co-founder of Irrational Labs, a behavioral economics product design company, with author and professor Dan Ariely. Irrational Labs has worked with hundreds of companies to increase the health, wealth, and happiness of users. Kristen also co-founded Common Cents Lab, a Duke University initiative dedicated to improving the financial well-being for low to middle Americans. Under Kristen’s leadership, Common Cents launched over 50 experiments with companies, positively impacting tens of thousands of people. She was on the founding team of the behavioral economics group at Google, a group that touched over 26 teams across Google, and she hosted one of the top behavioral change conferences globally, StartupOnomics.

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2022 Featured Speakers

Molly Guy

Senior Director of Public Health -UnitedHealth Group


Monica Guo

Evaluation Manager - AltaMed

Kate Wolin

Behavioral Epidemiologist

Etta Short

Manager, Clinical Development - Optum

Eden Brownell

Senior Engagement Strategist

Greg Gould

Senior Engagement Strategist

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Day 1

Sep 28 2022

Day 2

Sep 29 2022

Day 3

Sep 30 2022

6:00 PM

Sep 28 2022

A Welcome Happy Hour

Got in a little early? Kick off Activate with us at our Welcome Happy Hour!


Sep 29 2022


Start off the day right with breakfast and a networking opportunity with your fellow Activate attendees!

9:00 AM

Sep 29 2022

Opening Remarks

Join mPulse CEO, Bob Farrell, as he takes a look back at Activate past, what we are focused on now, and what's ahead for healthcare.

9:15 AM

Sep 29 2022

Keynote Address: Kristen Berman

Hear from Behavioral Science expert and Google Alum in our Keynote Address.

10:00 AM

Sep 29 2022

Health Content Innovated: Exploring the Consumer Mindset on Engagement

Hear from our Optum Labs and LifeSpark

11:00 AM

Sep 29 2022

Tech & Innovation Lab

Join us as we take you through the latest and greatest innovations in health engagement.

12:00 PM

Sep 29 2022


Let's take a break for some food and conversation on the Marina del Rey Hotel lawn!

1:00 PM

Sep 29 2022

[Executive Speaker] Health Equity & Frictionless Healthcare

1:30 PM PT

Sep 29 2022

[Workshop] Top 5 Disciplines to Achieve Frictionless Care​

Join our interactive workshop with several of our subject matter experts in key areas of digital engagement. Pick up the 5 Top disciplines to enhance your member engagement!

3:15 PM

Sep 29 2022

How to Increase Motivation and Combat Chronic Conditions

Hear from our panel of industry leaders.

4:00 PM

Sep 29 2022

Celebrate A Year Of Innovation & Closing Remarks

You can't miss our coveted Activate Awards. We recognize a year of innovative programs deployed by leading plans and trusted mPulse partners. This year, we will have a new award added to the list! 

6:00 PM

Sep 29 2022

Happy Hour and Dinner 🍽 🥂

End the day with some refreshments and food from SALT restaurant at our networking happy hour and dinner.


Sep 30 2022

Enjoy the SoCal Sun with an Off-Site Networking Activity ☀️

Enjoy the last day of Activate in beautiful Marina Del Rey. You and your peers can get to know each other under the SoCal sun when you sign up for one of our fun networking activities. Register to learn more.

What Our Past Activate Attendees Found Most Valuable


"The second main speaker, Dr. Archelle Georgiou was fascinating along with the Content/Innovation panel."                                       

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"Member Experience was the most valuable to me. To hear how other utilize text to reach members provided beneficial information."


The most valuable part of Activate was: "Hearing how mPulse has helped other plans and with what programs."



"I really enjoyed listening to the keynote speaker. Healthcare inequality is a significant issue, and it is interesting to hear the great work being done to reduce the inequality."

- Activate2021 Attendee

The most valuable part of Activate was: "Hearing from industry leaders about their experience."




Is there a cost to attend Activate?

No, registration and participation in Activate is complimentary. You are only responsible for your travel and accommodations.


Is there an option to attend virtually?

Not at this time. We will, however, make a limited portion of the content available on-demand after the event.


Will masks be required?

We will follow all COVID-19 related California guidelines and restrictions. As such, masks are required indoors to attend. We will update all registrants as the situation changes.


Is there a room block available?

Rooms blocks at the conference venue, Marina Del Rey Hotel, are now available! You can click here or use code: MPULSE at checkout on the Marina Del Rey Hotel website. 


Will there be additional off-site activities? How do I sign up?

Yes, make sure to sign up for an activity today! If you have already registered for Activate, you can click here and you will be given the option to pick the activity you'd like to attend.


I have more questions about the event. Who should I contact?

Please reach out to our marketing department at

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Our Trusted Healthcare Partners

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The Venue

Marina del Rey Hotel

13534 Bali Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Hotel rooms will be available at a
discounted rate. Check back for details.

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Registration is now closed. We're looking forward to seeing all our registrants at Activate this week!