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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 […]

Greater Good Science Center Hiring a Director of Training

February 4, 2018|

The Greater Good Science Center (GGSC) at the University of California Berkeley is currently looking for a full-time Director of Training.

The Director of Training will teach individuals and organizations about the GGSC’s research-based practices for happiness, resilience, kindness, and connection—with a particular focus on helping organizations build these skills more deeply into their programs and workplace culture. The successful candidate […]

Penn Hiring Associate Director of Applied Positive Psychology Online Learning

February 4, 2018|

The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Arts and Sciences is seeking an Associate Director to oversee the development and delivery of a cluster of online credit-bearing positive psychology courses (APOP – Applied Positive Psychology) that will comprise a positive psychology academic certificate within a larger suite of positive psychology programming. In addition to the development of high quality, rigorous […]

Positive Judaism Summit 2018

February 4, 2018|

The Positive Judaism Summit 2018 will take place on March 17 in New York City. The Summit is organized around the topic of “Personal Happiness, Individual Thriving, and Communal Wellbeing: A New Jewish Vision.”

People of every denomination and background are invited to attend.

Registration and further information are available here.

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 […]

Call for Abstracts: ECPP2018 Pre-conference Presented by IPPA’s Positive Education Division

January 22, 2018|

IPPA’s Positive Education Division (IPPAed) will host a pre-conference to the 9th European Conference on Positive Psychology in Budapest, Hungary on June 26-27, 2018. The pre-conference, called Engaging Education: Let’s Make it Happen, will explore ways to make education more engaging for students and educators and ensure that schools are preparing young people for successful futures. This is a […]

IPPA’s Education Division is Planning a Pre-Conference at ECPP2018 called “Engaging Education”

January 16, 2018|

Engaging Education – Let’s Make It Happen! Exploring Science and Practice-Based Opportunities.
A pre-conference at the 9th European Conference on Positive Psychology (ECPP 2018)
June 26-27, 2018 at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary
Presented by IPPA’s Positive Education Division (IPPAEd)
Around the world, concerns are growing about students’ abilities with 21st century skills, mental health problems, and lack of motivation to learn. Engagement […]

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 […]

Call for Unpublished Papers for Psychological Well-Being and Longevity Meta-Analysis

January 12, 2018|

Ed Diener, Ph.D., and Samantha Heintzelman, Ph.D., at the University of Virginia are collecting unpublished reports for a meta-analysis examining the effects of subjective well-being on longevity/mortality. They are seeking findings and data sets in which these variables were measured in a prospective manner, though not reported in a published work. To qualify, studies must:

1)   Be a prospective/longitudinal study design

2)   Include a […]