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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Embodied Positive Psychology Summit 2017

February 8, 2017|


The Wholebeing Institute will host their 2017 Embodied Positive Psychology Summit on May 1 – 4. The Summit will include workshops, yoga and meditation sessions, pre- and post-Summit master classes, and keynote speakers, including IPPA President Barbara Fredrickson.

For more information, please visit the event homepage.

Leadership & Flow Global Research Program & Network

February 8, 2017|

Professor Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi has been closely involved, for the past ten years, in helping to design a serious game to interpret and train current and prospective business leaders on how to adapt principles of Flow and Good Business in the workplace. The beta-version of this game ( won the 2012 International Serious Play Award in Seattle. Dr. Csikszentmihalyi contributed an essay […]

Positive Education Summit to be Organized by David L. Cooperrider Center For Appreciative Inquiry

February 8, 2017|

The David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry at Champlain College’s Stiller School of Business recently received a $1 million gift to be used for organizing a Positive Education Summit. This Summit is expected to take place in 2018 and to engage a wide audience, including leaders in positive education and stakeholders from early education through college.

To learn more about the Summit, […]

PESA Annual Conference

February 8, 2017|

The Positive Education Schools Association (PESA) will hold their third conference from March 17 – 18, 2017, at Ravenswood School for Girls in Sydney, Australia. The conference is titled “Building Positive Communities: Design, Implement, Embed.” There will also be a pre-conference event the morning of March 17: “Positive Psychology 101.”

IPPA President-Elect Lea Waters will be among the keynote speakers at this conference.

Registration is […]

Science for Scientists Day Pre-Congress

February 7, 2017|

Science for Scientists Day: Advancing the Science of Positive Psychology is a Pre-Congress event at the 5th World Congress on Positive Psychology. It will be held on Thursday, July 13, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. 
Science is the backbone of positive psychology. The goal of this Pre-Congress day is to more intensely focus on the advanced aspects of the […]

International Society for Quality-of-life Studies Conference 2017

February 7, 2017|

The International Society for Quality-of-life Studies (ISQOLS) is holding its 15th Conference from September 28 – 30, 2017, in Innsbruck, Austria. The conference theme is “Quality-of-life: Towards a Better Society.”

A keynote lecture will be given by upcoming Positive Psychology Leader Series presenter John Helliwell.

UPDATE: The Call for Abstracts is now closed.

Registration is now open. Early bird rates will end on June 15.

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Caribbean Well-Being Conference 2017

February 7, 2017|

The Caribbean Well-being Conference will be held at the University of St. Martin in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten from August 6 – 8, 2017. The theme of the conference is “Best Practices in Promoting Student Wellness: Bringing the child, family, school and community together.” This bi-annual conference seeks to promote the positive development and well-being of children, parents, families, schools […]

Michigan Ross Positive Business Conference

February 7, 2017|

The Positive Business Conference at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business will be held from May 11-12, 2017.

This year’s theme is “Positive Leadership: Practices & Inspiration.” Registration is available now.

Please visit the conference website for more information.

Fellowships at the Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing

February 7, 2017|

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Positive Psychology Center Hiring Program Manager

February 7, 2017|

The Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania is now hiring a full-time Program Manager for Positive Psychology Programs. The Program Manager will oversee planning and deliver of programs in positive psychology and resilience training.

For full details, and to submit your application, please visit the official job listing page.