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 Positive Psychology World Congress: Deadline 9/30
Posted by: Barbara Fredrickson
Title/Position: Kenan Distinguished Professor
School/Organization: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Sent to listserv of: SESP, SPSSI
Date posted: September 16th, 2016

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

I’d like to encourage you and your students to attend the largest gathering of positive psychology researchers on the planet. I am serving as Congress Chair for the International Positive Psychology Association's Fifth World Congress, to be held in Montreal, July 13-16, 2017 (see attached flyer). This Congress promises an unparalleled opportunity to share your work with colleagues from every continent. The Call for Proposals is currently open.

Here's the link:

Why attend? The Plenary and Invited Speakers include some of the VERY BEST of social, personality, and health psychology:

Sara Algoe, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Meike Bartels, VU University Amsterdam
George Bonanno, Columbia University
Kim Cameron, University of Michigan
Geoffrey Cohen, Stanford University
Steve Cole, University of California, Los Angeles
David Cooperrider, Case Western Reserve University
Alia Crum, Stanford University
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Claremont Graduate University
Angela Duckworth, University of Pennsylvania
Jane Dutton, University of Michigan
Elissa Epel, University of California, San Francisco
Shelly Gable, University of California, Santa Barbara
Laura King, University of Missouri
Sonja Lyumomirsky, University of California, Riverside
Judith Moskowitz, Northwestern University
Acacia Parks, Hiram College
Sarah Pressman, University of California, Irvine
Tania Singer, Max Planck Institute
Martin Seligman, University of Pennsylvania
Robert Vallerand, Université du Québec à Montréal
Ruut Veenhoven, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Lea Waters, The University of Melbourne
Jamil Zaki, Stanford University

The submission deadline is fast approaching: SEPTEMBER 30, 2016. Just 2 weeks left!

For submission guidelines and other details please visit:

I would consider it a personal favor if you would forward this message and the attached flyer to your local networks.

Hope to see you in Montreal!


Barbara L. Fredrickson, Ph.D.
Kenan Distinguished Professor
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
Davie Hall, CB 3270
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

TEL: 919-843-0091

Director, PEP Lab
Author, Positivity & Love 2.0
President, International Positive Psychology Association
Congress Chair, Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology

Attachment: IPPA Flyer to distribute.pdf

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