First World Congress on Positive Psychology Kicks Off With Talks by Two of the World’s Most Renowned Psychologists
Sponsored by The International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA)
What: The First World Congress on Positive Psychology, an international conference, sponsored by IPPA, bringing together experts in positive psychology from across the globe to present their latest findings, and applications of positive psychology in a variety of fields – from business to education to medicine.
The burgeoning field of positive psychology – founded in 1998 by
Martin Seligman(Founder of positive psychology), University of PennsylvaniaFox Leadership Professor of Psychology & Founding Director of the Positive Psychology Center
Philip Zimbardo, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Stanford University
Raymond Fowler, Senior Advisor, IPPA; President-elect, International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP); Recipient of the APA award for Lifetime Contributions to Psychology (2000)
Ed Diener, Joseph R. Smiley Professor of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; President, IPPA
Christopher Peterson, Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan; Congress Program Chair, IPPA
James Pawelski, Director of Education and Senior Scholar in the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvaniawhere he directs the Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) Program (the world’s first degree program in positive psychology); Executive Director, IPPA
- Leading positive psychologists from across the globe:
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi( USA), David Cooperrider( USA), Antonella Delle Fave( Italy), Giovanni Fava( Italy), Barbara Frederickson( USA), Alexandra Freund( Switzerland), Michael Frese( Germany), Shelly Gable( USA), Tony Grant( Australia), Richard Layard(UK), Yong-Lin Moon(Korea), Robert Vallerand( Canada), Carmelo Vazquez( Spain), Ruut Veenhoven( The Netherlands), Joar Vitterso ( Norway), & more.
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*The mission of the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA) is to promote the science and practice of positive psychology and to facilitate communication and collaboration among researchers and practitioners around the world who are interested in positive psychology. For more information, please visit http://www.ippanetwork.org.
SOURCE International Positive Psychology Association