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

Meike Bartels  Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Meike Bartels

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Sonja Lyubomirsky  UC Riverside, USA

Sonja Lyubomirsky

UC Riverside, 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

Jeanne Nakamura  Claremont Graduate University, USA

Jeanne Nakamura

Claremont Graduate University, USA

Mohsen Joshanloo  Keimyung University, South Korea

Mohsen Joshanloo

Keimyung University, South Korea

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

Jonathan Haidt  New York University Stern School of Business, USA

Jonathan Haidt

New York University Stern School of Business, USA

Kim Cameron  University of Michigan, USA

Kim Cameron

University of Michigan, USA

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  Catholic Education Western Australia, Australia

Laura Allison

Catholic Education Western Australia, 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

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

Mike Buchanan  HMC, United Kingdom

Mike Buchanan

HMC, United Kingdom

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 Seldon  University of Buckingham, UK

Anthony Seldon

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  University of California, USA

Casey Brown

University of California, USA

Marcela Otero  University of California, USA

Marcela Otero

University of California, 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