Plenary Speakers

Martin Seligman   University of Pennsylvania, USA

Martin Seligman

University of Pennsylvania, USA

Barbara Fredrickson   University of North Carolina, USA

Barbara Fredrickson

University of North Carolina, USA

Incheol Choi   Seoul National University, Korea

Incheol Choi

Seoul National University, Korea

Steve Leventhal   CorStone, USA

Steve Leventhal

CorStone, USA

John Cryan   University College Cork, Ireland

John Cryan

University College Cork, Ireland

Lisa Feldman Barrett   Northeastern University, USA

Lisa Feldman Barrett

Northeastern University, USA

Wilmar Schaufeli   Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Wilmar Schaufeli

Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Mandy Seligman   International Positive Psychology Association, USA

Mandy Seligman

International Positive Psychology Association, USA

 
 
 
 

Keynote Speakers

Roy Baumeister   University of Queensland, Australia

Roy Baumeister

University of Queensland, Australia

Sarah Pressman   University of California, USA

Sarah Pressman

University of California, USA

Judy Moskowitz   Northwestern University, USA

Judy Moskowitz

Northwestern University, USA

Michael Steger   Colorado State University, USA

Michael Steger

Colorado State University, USA

Meike Bartels   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Meike Bartels

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Jeanne Nakamura   Claremont Graduate University, USA

Jeanne Nakamura

Claremont Graduate University, USA

Kim Cameron   University of Michigan, USA

Kim Cameron

University of Michigan, USA

Shannon Suldo   University of South Florida, USA

Shannon Suldo

University of South Florida, USA

James Pawelski   University of Pennsylvania, USA

James Pawelski

University of Pennsylvania, USA

Willibald Ruch   University of Zürich, Switzerland

Willibald Ruch

University of Zürich, Switzerland

Acacia Parks   University of Pennsylvania, USA

Acacia Parks

University of Pennsylvania, USA

Mohsen Joshanloo   Keimyung University, South Korea

Mohsen Joshanloo

Keimyung University, South Korea

Invited Speakers

George Vaillant   Harvard Medical School, USA

George Vaillant

Harvard Medical School, USA

Wataru Sato   Kyoto University, Japan

Wataru Sato

Kyoto University, Japan

Sara Algoe   University of North Carolina, USA

Sara Algoe

University of North Carolina, USA

Abdulla Al Karam   Director General, Knowledge and Human Development Authority, Dubai, UAE

Abdulla Al Karam

Director General, Knowledge and Human Development Authority, Dubai, UAE

Michaela Brohm-Badry   University of Trier, Germany

Michaela Brohm-Badry

University of Trier, Germany

Scott Barry Kaufman   Columbia University, USA

Scott Barry Kaufman

Columbia University, USA

Lindsey Godwin   Stiller School of Business at Champlain College, USA

Lindsey Godwin

Stiller School of Business at Champlain College, USA

Claudia Harzer   Technical University Darmstadt, University of Greifswald, Germany

Claudia Harzer

Technical University Darmstadt, University of Greifswald, Germany

Samuel Ho   City University, Hong Kong

Samuel Ho

City University, Hong Kong

Prof. Kaiping Peng   Tsinghua University, China

Prof. Kaiping Peng

Tsinghua University, China

Robert McGrath   Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA

Robert McGrath

Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA

Bob Vallerand   Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

Bob Vallerand

Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

Kiran Kumar Salagame   University of Mysore, India

Kiran Kumar Salagame

University of Mysore, India

Lisa Williams   University of New South Wales, Australia

Lisa Williams

University of New South Wales, Australia

Stephen Schueller   University of California, USA

Stephen Schueller

University of California, USA

Sarah Hetrick   University of Auckland, New Zealand

Sarah Hetrick

University of Auckland, New Zealand

Daniel Shek   The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Daniel Shek

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Anat Shoshani   Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC), Israel

Anat Shoshani

Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC), Israel

Marika Tiggemann   Flinders University, Australia

Marika Tiggemann

Flinders University, Australia

Pamela Nuñez del Prado Chaves   Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Peru

Pamela Nuñez del Prado Chaves

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Peru

Anthony Fernando   University of Auckland, New Zealand

Anthony Fernando

University of Auckland, New Zealand

Christian van Nieuwerburgh   University of East London, UK

Christian van Nieuwerburgh

University of East London, UK

William Tov   Singapore Management University, Singapore

William Tov

Singapore Management University, Singapore

Mario Alvarez-Jimene   University of Melbourne, Australia

Mario Alvarez-Jimene

University of Melbourne, Australia

Paul Jose   Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Paul Jose

Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Dora Gudmundsdottir   Directorate of Health, Iceland

Dora Gudmundsdottir

Directorate of Health, Iceland

Anna Han   Yijia Futurepea, China

Anna Han

Yijia Futurepea, China

 
 

Presidents Symposium Speakers

 
Lea Waters   President of IPPA, University of Melbourne, Australia

Lea Waters

President of IPPA, University of Melbourne, Australia

Dan Loton   University of Melbourne, Australia

Dan Loton

University of Melbourne, Australia

Laura Allison   University of Melbourne, Australia

Laura Allison

University of Melbourne, Australia

Tom Brunzell   University of Melbourne, Australia

Tom Brunzell

University of Melbourne, Australia

Anne Johnstone   University of Melbourne, Australia

Anne Johnstone

University of Melbourne, Australia

 
 

Invited Symposium Speakers

Sonja Lyubomirsky   UC Riverside, USA

Sonja Lyubomirsky

UC Riverside, USA

Bart Baselmans   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Bart Baselmans

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Brianna Caza   University of Manitoba, Canada

Brianna Caza

University of Manitoba, Canada

Hector Escamilla   Tecmilenio University, Mexico

Hector Escamilla

Tecmilenio University, Mexico

Louise Lambert   United Arab Emirates University, UAE

Louise Lambert

United Arab Emirates University, UAE

Hadassah Littman-Ovadia   Ariel University, Israel

Hadassah Littman-Ovadia

Ariel University, Israel

Tim Lomas   University of East London, UK

Tim Lomas

University of East London, UK

Roy Baumeister   University of Queensland, Australia

Roy Baumeister

University of Queensland, Australia

Neil Lutsky   Carleton College, USA

Neil Lutsky

Carleton College, USA

Lindsay Oades   University of Melbourne, Australia

Lindsay Oades

University of Melbourne, Australia

Anthony Selden   University of Buckingham, UK

Anthony Selden

University of Buckingham, UK

Eddie Tong   National University of Singapore, Singapore

Eddie Tong

National University of Singapore, Singapore

Dianne Vella-Brodrick   University of Melbourne, Australia

Dianne Vella-Brodrick

University of Melbourne, Australia

Ruth Whippman   Author of ‘America the Anxious, How Our Pursuit of Happiness is Creating a Nation of Nervous Wrecks’

Ruth Whippman

Author of ‘America the Anxious, How Our Pursuit of Happiness is Creating a Nation of Nervous Wrecks’

Marie Wissing   North-West University, South Africa

Marie Wissing

North-West University, South Africa

Christian Waugh   Wake Forest University

Christian Waugh

Wake Forest University

Addie Wootten   CEO of Smiling Mind and Clinical Psychologist

Addie Wootten

CEO of Smiling Mind and Clinical Psychologist

Svala Sigurdardottir   University of Iceland, Iceland

Svala Sigurdardottir

University of Iceland, Iceland

Steve Leventhal   CorStone, USA

Steve Leventhal

CorStone, USA

Jillian Darwish   President and CEO of Mayerson Academy

Jillian Darwish

President and CEO of Mayerson Academy

Angie Hilton   Destination Happiness TV Show

Angie Hilton

Destination Happiness TV Show

María Elena Garassini   Central University of Venezuela

María Elena Garassini

Central University of Venezuela

Peggy Kern   University of Melbourne, Australia

Peggy Kern

University of Melbourne, Australia

Pooja V. Anand   University of Delhi

Pooja V. Anand

University of Delhi

Acacia Parks   University of Pennsylvania, USA

Acacia Parks

University of Pennsylvania, USA

Alejandro Adler   University of Pennsylvania, USA

Alejandro Adler

University of Pennsylvania, USA

Shiri Lavy   University of Haifa, Israel

Shiri Lavy

University of Haifa, Israel

Gabriella Rosen Kellerman   BetterUp, USA

Gabriella Rosen Kellerman

BetterUp, USA

Maria Giovanna Vianello   Novartis, Singapore

Maria Giovanna Vianello

Novartis, Singapore

Libbi Gorr   ABC Radio Melbourne & Victoria Producer/Presenter

Libbi Gorr

ABC Radio Melbourne & Victoria Producer/Presenter

 

Founders Symposiums

Barbara Fredrickson   University of North Carolina, USA

Barbara Fredrickson

University of North Carolina, USA

Martin Seligman   University of Pennsylvania, USA

Martin Seligman

University of Pennsylvania, USA

David Bryce Yaden   University of Pennsylvania

David Bryce Yaden

University of Pennsylvania

Jer Clifton   University of Pennsylvania

Jer Clifton

University of Pennsylvania

Casey Brown   USA

Casey Brown

USA

Marcelo Otero   USA

Marcelo Otero

USA

Kuan-Hua Chen

Kuan-Hua Chen

Jenna Wells

Jenna Wells

 
 

Invited Early Career Speakers

Milad Hadchiti   Founder HUMANSHIP NGO,  Lebanon

Milad Hadchiti

Founder HUMANSHIP NGO,

Lebanon

Tan Chyuan Chin   University of Melbourne, Australia

Tan Chyuan Chin

University of Melbourne, Australia

Meg Warren   Western Washington University, USA

Meg Warren

Western Washington University, USA

Gavin Slemp   University of Melbourne, Australia

Gavin Slemp

University of Melbourne, Australia

Katie Nelson Coffey   Sewanee University, USA

Katie Nelson Coffey

Sewanee University, USA

John K. Coffey   Sewanee University, USA

John K. Coffey

Sewanee University, USA

Lusilda Schutte   North-West University, South Africa

Lusilda Schutte

North-West University, South Africa

Louise Tidmand   Aarhus Universitet, Denmark

Louise Tidmand

Aarhus Universitet, Denmark

 
 

Pre & Post Congress Speakers

Denise Quinlan   New Zealand Institute of Wellbeing & Resilience (NZIWR), New Zealand

Denise Quinlan

New Zealand Institute of Wellbeing & Resilience (NZIWR), New Zealand

Jeremy Adam Smith   Greater Good, USA

Jeremy Adam Smith

Greater Good, USA

James & Suzann Pawelski   University of Pennsylvania, USA

James & Suzann Pawelski

University of Pennsylvania, USA

Diana Whitney   Practitioner, USA

Diana Whitney

Practitioner, USA

Itai Ivtzan   Naropa University, USA

Itai Ivtzan

Naropa University, USA

Caroline Adams Miller   Practitioner, USA

Caroline Adams Miller

Practitioner, USA

Lucy Hone   New Zealand Institute of Wellbeing & Resilience (NZIWR), New Zealand

Lucy Hone

New Zealand Institute of Wellbeing & Resilience (NZIWR), New Zealand

Jason Marsh   Greater Good, USA

Jason Marsh

Greater Good, USA

Lela McGregor   Splendour Labs, Australia

Lela McGregor

Splendour Labs, Australia

Mathew White   University of Adelaide, Australia

Mathew White

University of Adelaide, Australia

Ryan Niemiec   VIA Institute, USA

Ryan Niemiec

VIA Institute, USA

Suzy Green   The Positivity Institute, Australia

Suzy Green

The Positivity Institute, Australia

Aaron Jarden   University of Melbourne, Australia

Aaron Jarden

University of Melbourne, Australia

Sherri Fisher   Practitioner, USA

Sherri Fisher

Practitioner, USA

Robert Biswas-Diener   Positive Acorn, USA

Robert Biswas-Diener

Positive Acorn, USA

Su Bridgman   SpeakFluence, UAE

Su Bridgman

SpeakFluence, UAE

Tayyab Rashid   University of Toronto, Canada

Tayyab Rashid

University of Toronto, Canada

Alejandro Adler   University of Pennsylvania, USA

Alejandro Adler

University of Pennsylvania, USA

Jo Mitchell   MindRoom, Australia

Jo Mitchell

MindRoom, Australia

Carlton Galbreath   Practitioner, USA

Carlton Galbreath

Practitioner, USA

 
 

Science for Scientists Day

Meike Bartels   Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Meike Bartels

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Peggy Kern   University of Melbourne, Australia

Peggy Kern

University of Melbourne, Australia

Barbara Fredrickson   University of North Carolina, USA

Barbara Fredrickson

University of North Carolina, USA

Stephen Scheuller   University of California, USA

Stephen Scheuller

University of California, USA

Sarah Medland   QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia

Sarah Medland

QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia

Neil Lutsky   Carleton College, USA

Neil Lutsky

Carleton College, USA