Conferences

First African Positive Psychology Conference

August 14, 2017|

The First African Positive Psychology Conference (APPC) is presented by North-West University and the University of Johannesburg. It will take place in Potchesfstroom, South Africa, from April 4-7, 2018.

The theme of this conference is “Embracing well-being in diverse contexts.” The event aims to provide a discussion platform involving academic researchers, practitioners, students, and others interested in and working on well-being promotion and enhancing quality […]

Positive Education Summit in China

July 16, 2017|

The first Positive Education Summit in China, organized by the International Positive Education Network (IPEN) will be held on August 25, 2017, in Shenzhen.

International speakers will include Kaiping Peng, Nansook Park, Paul Rozin, and Sir Anthony Seldon.

Registration is available online. Please see the event page for further program details.

2017 SELF Conference

July 5, 2017|

The 2017 SELF Conference will be held in Melbourne, Australia from September 25 – 28. This is the 9th biennial SELF conference. The theme of the 2017 conference is ‘From Positive Psychology/Education to Practice.’

In addition to scientific sessions, there will be a “Practitioner Stream” track that will focus on the evidence-based practice of positive psychology in a workshop format. […]

7th International Conference on Gross National Happiness

June 15, 2017|

Call for Abstracts: Due by August 14, 2017

The 7th International Conference on Gross National Happiness (GNH) will be held in Thimphu, Bhutan from November 7 – 9, 2017. The conference is organized by the Centre for Bhutan Studies and Gross National Happiness (CBS & GNH). The theme of this year’s conference is “GNH of Business.”

Presentations will focus on how to develop […]

Third Austrian Positive Psychology Association Conference

June 12, 2017|

The Austrian Positive Psychology Association (APPA) will hold their third conference in Pöllauberg, Austria on August 25 and 26, 2017.

The program of presentations, discussions, and workshops will explore a wide range of topics within positive psychology, including positive psychotherapy, leadership, positive aging, and more. Philip Streit, Ph.D., APPA President and IPPA Board Member, will give the opening keynote.

Click here for event details including registration, […]

Positive Psychology Conferences in 2018

June 9, 2017|

Many positive psychology associations will be holding conferences in 2018. You can now save the date for the following events:

First African Positive Psychology Conference (APPC) – North-West University and the University of Johannesburg. Potchesfstroom, South Africa, April 4-7, 2018

The theme of this conference is “Embracing well-being in diverse contexts.” The event aims to provide a discussion platform involving academic researchers, practitioners, […]

International Conference on Well-being in Education Systems

May 8, 2017|

The Department of Education and Learning at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) will hold an International Conference on Well-being in Education Systems in Locarno, Switzerland from November 20 – 22, 2017.

The goals of the conference are “to help build a community of thought on the subject of well-being in education systems where views and […]

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, […]

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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Well-being in Education Conference

January 11, 2017|

The School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences will hold a conference on Well-being in Education: A Topic of Research for the Humanities and the Social Sciences in Paris, France from October 2 – 4, 2017.

The conference will address three themes:

Theoretical and practical approaches to well-being in education
Promoting well-being through physical and digital learning environments
Developing cooperation in learning settings across […]