The 5th European Conference on Positive Psychology in Copenhagen, Denmark started today (June, 23rd) and will continue until 26th. The focus is on how the science of well-being is changing the lives of individuals, communities, and institutions around the globe; there is a special perspective on what is happening in Nordic Countries and the wider European context, with an eye on the rapidly approaching future.
The conference covers themes such as:
– Positive psychology towards 2025: Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats
– Evidence-based educational and professional application, and misapplication
– Cross-cultural and universal perspectives on positive psychology: what is an optimal balance?
– Nordic issues: Societies and institutional analysis
– The media: how they are energizing and depressing people
– The environment: what is the contribution of Positive Psychology?
– Art and Science in Positive Psychology
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Claremont Graduate University, USA
William Damon, Stanford University, USA
Michael Eid, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany
Antonella Delle Fave, University of Milan, Italy
Barbara Fredrickson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hil, USA
Howard Gardner, Harvard University, USA
Felicia Huppert, University of Cambridge, UK
Corey Keyes, Emory University, USA
Alex Linley, CAPP, UK
Willibald Ruch, Universität Zürich, Switzerland
Wilmar Schaufeli, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Carmelo Vázquez, Facultad de Psicología de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Ruut Veenhoven, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Joar Vittersø, University of Tromsø, Norway
More information on the official website: http://www.ecpp2010.dk