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Positive Psychology Conferences Around the World in 2018
Many positive psychology associations will be holding conferences in 2018. Please click here to view the various events which are available for you to participate in around the globe, as well as recaps provided to IPPA by conference organizers of past events.
On this page, you will find a compilation of news from IPPA, as well as our partners and other positive psychology organizations. Browse the posts below to learn about IPPA programming, upcoming conferences, and more.
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Featured News Items:
IPPA is accepting abstracts to present at the 6th World Congress on Positive Psychology in Melbourne, Australia in 2019!
The deadline to […]
As announced last week in our Monthly News Roundup email, IPPA is accepting abstracts to present at the 6th World Congress on Positive […]
The International Positive Psychology Association has a number of volunteer opportunities available for scholars, practitioners and students who wish […]
The student division of the International Positive Psychology Association (SIPPA) seeks to create a community for students of positive […]
Conferences around the world
The 7th International Self-Determination Theory Conference will take place from May 21-24, 2019, near Amsterdam on the North Sea coast of Holland.
This event happens […]
Universidad Tecmilenio will hold the 6th International Summit Happiness 360 on November 2-3, 2018, in Monterrey, Mexico.
Happiness 360 is an event with talks, workshops, […]
The New Zealand Association of Positive Psychology (NZAPP) will hold the 4th Biennial Conference in Positive Psychology on November 24, 2018. The event will […]
The Mexican Positive Psychology Association (SMPP) will hold their 2nd International Congress of Positive Psychology on November 9 – 10, 2018, in Mexico City, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Many positive psychology associations will be holding conferences in 2018. You can now save the date, register, and/or submit your abstracts for the following […]
Since 2009, Seligman Europe and the Academy for Child, Youth and Family have been hosting the positive psychology tour with Martin Seligman. The next […]
Since its opening in 2017, the United Arab Emirates University’s (UAEU) Emirates Center for Happiness Research (ECHR) has aimed to serve both the broader […]
Liverpool John Moores University in Liverpool, UK is now accepting applications for a new Masters program in Positive Psychology and Well-being. The program is […]
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is launching a new research Master program in Fall 2018: Genes in Behaviour and Health.
In this two-year full time program, students will learn […]
Our partners at the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley recently released their favorite books on the “science of a […]
IPPA Board Member and 2017 Fellow Meike Bartels, Ph.D., was awarded a €2 million European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant to study how genetics, epigenetics, and […]
A proposal for a UNESCO Chair on Education for Global Peace Sustainability was recently accepted, which will integrate peace education and positive psychology. The Chair […]
A new initiative has launched in Venezuela to support the positive development of adolescents. The website, Desarrollo Positivo Adolescente Venezuela, is a collaboration between Universidad Metropolitana […]
Central Queensland University (CQUniversity) in Australia has launched a new distance education Graduate Certificate in Positive Psychology.
This is a four-course program that can be taken […]
The Polish Positive Psychology Association has announced two award winners in publishing on the topic of positive psychology in 2017.
In the scientific book category, the […]
The Scientific Association of Positive Psychology (SAPP) for the academic study of positive psychology recently registered at Arak University in Iran.
Dr. Saeed Mousavipour, Alireza […]
The University of Pennsylvania has launched a series of massive open online courses (MOOCs) on Coursera.org. These courses can be taken individually or all together […]
Coinciding with the United Nations’ International Day of Happiness (March 20, 2017), the Sustainable Development Solutions Network has published the 2017 World Happiness Report. […]
The World Education Summit and the International Positive Education Network (IPEN) have published a report on the State of Positive Education. The report examines […]
Starting in September 2017, Bucks New University will be launching a Master of Science program in Mental Health and Well-being in Education. This is a […]
View our past news posts in the News Archive