Positive Psychology Conferences Around the World in 2018

Positive Psychology Conferences Around the World in 2018

Many positive psychology associations will be holding conferences in 2018. You can now save the date, register, and/or submit your abstracts for the following events:




The Western Positive Psychology Association held a conference on January 20, 2018 at Claremont Graduate University.

Conference organizers provided this recap





The Third Portuguese Congress on Positive Psychology and the First Luso-Brazilian Symposium on Positive Psychology – University of Lisbon. Lisbon, Portugal, March 1-3, 2018.


First African Positive Psychology Conference (APPC) – North-West University and the University of Johannesburg. Potchesfstroom, South Africa, April 4-7, 2018

Read the recap from conference organizers.



PESA 2018 Conference – Positive Education Schools Association (PESA). Geelong, Victoria, Australia, April 11-14, 2018

This conference took place at Geelong Grammar School. Organizers posted a recap on their website.


Third Conference of the German Society for Positive Psychological Research – German Society for Positive Psychological Research. Bochum, Germany, May 3-5, 2018


 4th Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology – Canadian Positive Psychology Association. Toronto, Canada, May 23-25, 2018



XI National Conference of the Italian Positive Psychology Society – Italian Positive Psychology Society (SIPP). Bari, Apulia, Italy, June 15-16, 2018 


World Positive Education Accelerator – International Positive Education Network (IPEN). Fort Worth, TX, United States, June 25-28, 2018


 3rd Brazilian Congress on Positive Psychology – Brazilian Positive Psychology Association (ABP+). São Paulo, Brazil, June 26-29, 2018.


9th European Conference on Positive Psychology – European Network for Positive Psychology (ENPP). Budapest, Hungary, June 27-30, 2018


III Conference on Positive Psychology in Poland – Polish Positive Psychology Association. Warsaw, Poland, July 2-4, 2018

The Austrian Positive Psychology Association (APPA) will hold their annual conference on August 24 – 25, 2018, at the Institute for Positive Psychology and Mental Coaching in Graz, Austria.

The program will feature lectures and workshops on topics such as therapy and counseling, education, personal growth, and more.

Please visit the event website for further details and registration.

Third International Conference on Wellbeing and Public Policy

The Third International Conference on Wellbeing and Public Policy to be held in Wellington, New Zealand, from September 5 – 7, 2018.

See the full news post.

The Spanish Positive Psychology Society (SEPP) will hold their 4th Spanish National Congress on Positive Psychology from October 17-20, 2018 in Madrid, Spain.

Read more information.

2nd Congress of the German-speaking Association of Positive Psychology (DACH-PP) – German-speaking Association of Positive Psychology. Nuremberg, Germany, September 22-23, 2018

See the full news post.

DACH-PP is an umbrella organization for positive psychology associations in the German-speaking world, including the Swiss Positive Psychology Association (SWIPPA) and the Austrian Association of Positive Psychology (APPA). 

The Second International Conference on Well-Being (ICWB2018) will be held at Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) on November 1-2, 2018. The theme is Health, Work, and Well-being.

The Mexican Positive Psychology Association (SMPP) will hold their 2nd International Congress of Positive Psychology on November 9 – 10, 2018, in Mexico City, Mexico.

Read more information.

2018 Congress of the Swiss Positive Psychology Association – Swiss Positive Psychology Association (SWIPPA). Luzern, Switzerland, November 30, 2018.
See the full news post.

This is SWIPPA’s annual Congress. Refer to the full news post for updated information as it becomes available.



updated January 15, 2018

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