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

  Kerry Arabena   University of Melbourne, Australia

Kerry Arabena

University of Melbourne, Australia

  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

  Steve Leventhal   CorStone, USA

Steve Leventhal

CorStone, USA

 
 
 

Keynote Speakers

  Roy Baumeister   University of Queensland, Australia

Roy Baumeister

University of Queensland, Australia

  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

  Barnaby Dunn   University of Exeter, UK

Barnaby Dunn

University of Exeter, UK

  Jeanne Nakamura   Claremont Graduate University, USA

Jeanne Nakamura

Claremont Graduate University, USA

  Kim Cameron   University of Michigan, USA

Kim Cameron

University of Michigan, USA

  Sarah Pressman   University of California, USA

Sarah Pressman

University of California, 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

  Veronika Huta   University of Ottawa, Canada

Veronika Huta

University of Ottawa, Canada

  James Kirby   University of Queensland, Australia

James Kirby

University of Queensland, Australia

  Robert McGrath   Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA

Robert McGrath

Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA

  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

 
 

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

  Bob Vallerand   Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

Bob Vallerand

Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

  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

 
 
 

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

  Lara Aknin   Simon Fraser University

Lara Aknin

Simon Fraser University

  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

  Milad Hadchiti   Founder HUMANSHIP NGO, Iran

Milad Hadchiti

Founder HUMANSHIP NGO, Iran

 
 

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   Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia

Sarah Medland

Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia