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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.

Call for Unpublished Papers for Psychological Well-Being and Longevity Meta-Analysis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Ed Diener, Ph.D., and Samantha Heintzelman, Ph.D., at the University of Virginia are collecting unpublished reports for a meta-analysis examining the effects of subjective well-being on longevity/mortality.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 […]

2018 Positive Business Project and Positive Business Conference

January 11, 2018|

The Center for Positive Organizations at the Ross School of Business will host their annual Positive Business Conference on May 10-11, 2018 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This conference will also feature presentations by leaders in industry and from the Ross School of Business.

The conference theme, “Right from the start: building and sustaining a positive culture from startup to scale,” will provide […]

PESA 2018 Conference

December 12, 2017|

The Positive Education Schools Association (PESA) will hold its 4th annual conference at Geelong Grammar School in Geelong, Victoria, Australia from April 11-14, 2018.

The theme for the 2018 PESA conference will be CONNECT. This theme reflects the event’s aims of connecting theory with application, connecting positive education with curriculum and culture, connecting delegates with one another and with positive psychology practices […]

3rd Portuguese Congress on Positive Psychology & 1st Luso-Brazilian Symposium on Positive Psychology

December 10, 2017|

The Third Portuguese Congress on Positive Psychology and the First Luso-Brazilian Symposium on Positive Psychology will take place from March 1-3, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. The event is hosted at the Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Politicas (ISCSP), University of Lisbon.

The theme of the conference is Positive Daily Life and the Imperative of Peace: Portuguese Language Contributions to Positive […]

3rd Western Positive Psychology Association Conference

November 15, 2017|

The 3rd Western Positive Psychology Association (WPPA) Conference will be held on January 20, 2018 at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California. The theme of the conference is “The Next Generation of Positive Psychology Research.”

The Call for Abstracts is open with a deadline of December 18, 2017.

Registration is also available now.

Read more about the conference online here.

Third Conference of the German Society for Positive Psychological Research

November 4, 2017|

The Third Conference of the German Society for Positive Psychological Research (DGPPF) will be held from May 3 – 5, 2018, at Ruhr-University Bochum in Bochum, Germany. The theme of the conference is “Growing Together – Promoting the Positive Development of Individuals, Organizations and Society.”

Update: Registration for the conference is now available. Early rates will end on March 31.

For further information […]

Applying the Science of Gratitude in Education

October 8, 2017|

A workshop hosted by the Greater Good Science Center on “Applying the Science of Gratitude in Education” will take place in Seattle, WA on October 28, 2017.

This day-long event will offer practical, evidence-based strategies for bringing gratitude exercises into the classroom for the well-being of both teachers and students.

Learn more about this workshop here.

IPPA is proud to partner with […]

PESA Victoria State Conference on Positive Education

October 8, 2017|

The Positive Education Schools Association (PESA)’s Victoria State Chapter will hold a conference at Camberwell Girls Grammar School on Positive Education on November 17, 2017.

This one-day event will feature a pre-conference workshop introducing Positive Education, a keynote address, practical workshops, and an expert panel for Q&A.

Please see the event flyer for more information on the conference and registration.

Seeking Reviewers and Submissions for Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice

October 8, 2017|

Positive Work and Organizations: Research and Practice (PWORP) is the bi-annual newsletter of the Work and Organizations Division of IPPA. There are a number of open opportunities to contribute to this publication.

Submit your work for Issue #4: Previous issues of PWORP featured empirical and conceptual scholarship as well as literature reviews, philosophical commentaries, and evidence-based discussions from junior and senior academics, […]