The European Conference on Positive Psychology will host its 9th event in 2018, with Budapest, Hungary being this year’s host city.
Since 2002 the ECPP has brought together some of the brightest minds and most established names in the field of Positive Psychology with the explicit aim
“to present the latest developments in positive psychology and provide a unique opportunity for scholars and practitioners to meet and discuss challenges and potentials of positive psychology from all over the world”.
Running over three days from the 27th – 30th of June, this year’s conference will have a special focus on “Positive psychology for a flourishing Europe in times of transitions” and feature three main general themes:
Positive psychology: Theory / Basic Research:
Reveal the factors which can facilitate human flourishing, both at a subjective, individual and group level.
Positive psychology: Applied Research:
Use basic concepts and findings to reach an exact practical goal.
Positive psychology: Practice:
Use evidence-based results in a way to help people flourish in their performance, engagement and relationships.
Sub-themes explored at ECPP 2018 will be:
- Biological Aspects
- Clinical Populations and psychotherapy
- Coaching & Practice
- Culture & Global Issues
- Lifespan Development
- Measures & Methods
- Personality and individual differences
- Work & Organizations
- Society & Policy & European issues
- Sports and physical exercise
- Interpersonal relations
The event also boasts an impressive list of keynote speakers:
- Mihály Csíkszentmihályi – Claremont Graduate University
- Antonella Delle Fave – Università degli Studi di Milano
- Barbara Fredrickson – University of North Carolina
- Tamás Freund – Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Experimental Medicine
- Kate Hefferon – University of East London
- Itai Ivtzan – University of East London
- Hans Henrik Knoop – Aarhus University
- Jeanne Nakamura – Claremont Graduate University
- Ryan M. Niemiec – VIA Institute
- Wilmar Schaufeli – Utrecht University, The Netherlands
For information on the topics each speaker will present click here.
The ECCP welcomes all people and organizations interested in any field of positive psychology and warmly invites you to join them this year in Budapest.
Registration is open now at a standard discount rate until May 31st, 2018.
For further information and to register your place, head to the official 2018 ECCP website – https://ecpp2018.akcongress.com/