Conferences

3rd Western Positive Psychology Association Conference: A Recap

February 7, 2018|

By: Shari Young Kuchenbecker and Meg Warren

On January 20, 2017, Claremont Graduate University (CGU) hosted the 3rd Western Positive Psychology Association (WPPA) Conference in Claremont, California.

The day began with a riveting keynote by Shaun Tomson, world champion surfer, best-selling author, and motivational speaker, who shared his personal story of facing the gravest of challenges with resilience and grit, and […]

Third International Conference on Wellbeing and Public Policy

January 26, 2018|

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

The conference is presented in partnership with Victoria University of Wellington and the International Journal of Wellbeing.

This conference will bring together leading scholars on well-being, a range of international organizations, as well as practitioners with experience in applying […]

11th National Conference of SIPP

January 15, 2018|

XI National Conference of the Italian Positive Psychology Society (SIPP) will take place at the University of Bari in Bari, Apulia, Italy from June 15-16, 2018. The theme of the conference is “Positive Psychology and Interconnectedness – Real and virtual communities.”

The keynote speakers will be Francisco Eiroa-Orosa and Giuseppe Riva.

The deadline to submit abstracts is March 17, 2018.

See the […]

10th Biennial International Meaning Conference

January 12, 2018|

The 10th Biennial International Meaning Conference will take place from August 2-5, 2018 in Vancouver, Canada. The theme of the conference is Courage, Faith, and Meaning: Existential Positive Psychology’s Response to Adversity.

Keynote speakers will include Dr. Carol Ryff, IPPA Board Member Dr. Michael Steger, Dr. Ken Sheldon, and more.

The Call for Submissions for the conference will close on April […]

2nd Congress of the German-speaking Association of Positive Psychology (DACH-PP)

December 13, 2017|

The German-speaking Association of Positive Psychology (DACH-PP) will hold their 2nd Congress in Nuremberg, Germany, from September 22-23, 2018.

Update: The Call for Papers will close on February 18, 2018.

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).

Please see the conference website for […]

Third Conference on Positive Psychology in Poland

December 12, 2017|

The III Conference on Positive Psychology in Poland, organized by the Polish Positive Psychology Association, will take place in Warsaw, Poland from July 2-4, 2018.

The theme of this conference is “Positive psychology – what has been broadened and built over the last two decades.” It will be held at Maria Grzegorzewska Pedagogical University. The conference will welcome special guests Barbara Fredrickson, IPPA’s […]

PESA 2018 Conference

December 12, 2017|

The Positive Education Schools Association (PESA) will hold its 4th annual conference at Geelong Grammar School in Geelong, Victoria, Australia from April 11-14, 2018.

The theme for the 2018 PESA conference will be CONNECT. This theme reflects the event’s aims of connecting theory with application, connecting positive education with curriculum and culture, connecting delegates with one another and with positive psychology practices […]

3rd Portuguese Congress on Positive Psychology & 1st Luso-Brazilian Symposium on Positive Psychology

December 10, 2017|

The Third Portuguese Congress on Positive Psychology and the First Luso-Brazilian Symposium on Positive Psychology will take place from March 1-3, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. The event is hosted at the Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Politicas (ISCSP), University of Lisbon.

The theme of the conference is Positive Daily Life and the Imperative of Peace: Portuguese Language Contributions to Positive […]

3rd Brazilian Congress on Positive Psychology

December 10, 2017|

The Brazilian Positive Psychology Association (ABP+) will hold their 3rd Congress on Positive Psychology in São Paulo, Brazil from June 26-29, 2018.

The 3rd Congress will explore themes of well-being, flourishing, engagement, and health, including discussions on positive interventions and best practices. There will also be several workshops administered by highly qualified professionals, book launches, and opportunities for interaction and discussion on a variety of topics.

Abstract […]

2018 Congress of the Swiss Positive Psychology Association

December 10, 2017|

The Swiss Positive Psychology Association (SWIPPA) will hold their annual Congress in Luzern, Switzerland on November 30, 2018.

The SWIPPA is an association that aims to encourage the exchange among research, science, and practical applications of positive psychology. The SWIPPA offers training programs and is active in the cultivation of positive psychology in Switzerland. It is aimed at researchers, practitioners, […]