Monthly Archives: August 2017

IPPA Celebrates 10 Years

August 22, 2017|

by James Pawelski, Ph.D. , Executive Director (Volunteer)

Ten years ago, a small group of volunteers with a shared interest in positive psychology set out to create an international membership association where scholars, practitioners, and students could contribute to the long-term growth of the field.

Ten years later, we can be proud of what we have accomplished. Working together, we have […]

Next Steps for Wellbeing in Education Conference

August 22, 2017|

The Next Steps for Wellbeing in Education Conference, organized by the International Positive Education Network (IPEN) and the University of Buckingham, will be held on October 6, 2017, in London, UK. This day-long event will cover topics such as mental health, 21st century skills, humour, and mindfulness.

Registration is available online; early bird rates end September 1.

Association Leadership Update

August 21, 2017|

At the Fifth World Congress, IPPA’s Board of Directors voted to approve a revised Constitution and officially welcomed its new leadership team.

In the past year, IPPA’s Executive Committee has reshaped its Constitution and governance structure to ensure more balanced representation of its researcher and practitioner colleagues and prepare the organization for the next decade of growth.

The new Board of […]

IPPAed World Congress Follow up

August 21, 2017|

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Positive Psychology Leader Series Fall Lineup 2017

August 20, 2017|

IPPA members can now register for three exciting webinars in the Positive Psychology Leader Series being offered in Fall 2017.

The first will welcome Ryan Niemiec, PsyD, for an extended presentation on Character Strengths Research & Interventions. Dr. Niemiec is Education Director of the VIA Institute on Character, a non-profit organization that is viewed as the global leader in advancing the […]

Recap: Future of Work and Organizations Conversation Hour

August 17, 2017|

IPPA 5th World Congress

by Giselle Timmerman, IPPA WOD President

The Work and Organizations Division of IPPA hosted an invited conversation at the 2017 World Congress to bring together leaders of academic and professional communities to discuss broad-level developments and cutting-edge issues in the field of positive work and organizations. I moderated the session along with six Division supporters who each […]

Recap: Positive Organizational Intervention Challenge

August 17, 2017|

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Flourishing As We Age: A View From Our Telomeres, Elissa Epel

August 17, 2017|

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Loss, Trauma and Human Resilience: From Heterogeneity to Flexibility, George Bonanno

August 17, 2017|

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TED-Style Talk – Positive Psychology & Impacting Policy, Darren Coppin

August 17, 2017|

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