2018 Austrian Positive Psychology Association Conference

July 3, 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.


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2nd International Congress of the Mexican Positive Psychology Association

July 3, 2018|

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

Attendees will connect with colleagues, learn from well-being researchers and practitioners including Dr. Margarita Tarragona (IPPA Council of Advisors) and Dr. Michael Steger (IPPA Board member), and participate in workshops and symposia on applying positive psychology […]

4th Spanish National Congress on Positive Psychology

May 22, 2018|

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

The conference will feature five keynote addresses: Michael Steger (meaning in life), Judith Moskowitz (positive interventions in health), Michael West (leadership), Alejandro Adler (positive education) and José M. Peiró (positive organizational psychology). Most lectures and workshops will […]

Comments from the First African Positive Psychology Conference

May 15, 2018|

The first African Positive Psychology Conference (APPC) was held in early April, 2018 in Potchefstroom, South Africa.

This conference established the Africa Positive Psychology Network (APPN) and the South African Positive Psychology Association (SAPPA). These bodies will become some of the custodians for the promotion of science, teaching, and practice of positive psychology on the African continent. IPPA looks forward […]

Report on 2018 SAS Positive Emotions Pre-Conference

May 8, 2018|

IPPA is pleased to have supported the Society for Affective Science (SAS) Positive Emotions Pre-Conference for the second year in a row as part of our mission to advance the science of positive psychology. It was held at the University of California, Los Angeles on April 26, 2018.

Download the Positive Emotions Pre-Conference program


by Jennifer Stellar, Pre-conference Chair

The 5th annual […]

Second International Conference on Well-Being in Singapore

March 25, 2018|

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 conference is focused on translating the latest research on well-being from around the world into practices and policies to improve the quality of life of people in Singapore and across the […]

3rd Western Positive Psychology Association Conference: A Recap

February 7, 2018|

By: Shari Young Kuchenbecker and Meg Warren

On January 20, 2018, 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 […]

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 at the Nuremberg University of Applied Sciences in Nuremberg, Germany, from September 22-23, 2018.

A number of keynote speakers have been announced, including Dr. Karl-Heinz Ruckriegel, Dr. Judith Glück, and Dr. Willibald Ruch (IPPA Council of Advisors and IPPA Fellow).

Update: The Call for Papers is now closed.

Early registration will close on July 1, 2018.

DACH-PP is an umbrella […]

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, […]