19 March 2018

Mental Toughness Workshop

SPECIAL OFFER – 1 day intensive MTQ48 Licensed User Training

WHEN: Monday 19 March
LOCATION: Castlereigh Boutique Hotel, NSW Masonic Club, 169-171 Castlereigh Street, Sydney

Mental Toughness is a personality trait which is emerging as the key to understanding how people respond to stress, pressure and challenge.

Join us for this one day intensive MTQ48 Licensed User Training Workshop presented by The Positivity Institute. Your facilitator on the day is Aylin Dulagil, Senior PI Associate.

We are offering a special price for this workshop of $700 (+ GST) and please note that it is limited to 25 participants.The cost includes provision of 2 MTQ48 questionnaires, all materials, a comprehensive workbook and the license to administer the MTQ48 with your clients, management or staff.

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For all enquiries please email The Positivity Institute or call 02 9327 7370.


11-14 April 2018

PESA National Conference 2018

Featuring national and international expert keynote speakers

WHEN: Wednesday 11 to Saturday 14 April
LOCATION: Geelong Grammar School, 50 Biddlecombe Avenue, Corio, Melbourne

The Positive Education Schools Association and Geelong Grammar School have collaborated to bring you a retreat style conference unlike any other.

Delegates of the PESA 2018 National Conference will have the opportunity to connect with thought-leaders and educators from around the world to learn about Positive Education, collaborate and share their experience, enhance their own wellbeing and work together to create flourishing schools and communities.

We look forward to seeing you at what promises to be an extraordinary event!

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25-26 JUNE 2018

Happiness & Its Causes

The world’s largest conference on happiness and wellbeing

WHEN: Monday 25 to Tuesday 26 June
LOCATION: Darling Harbour Teatre, International Convention Centre, Sydney

The Positivity Institute has secured a special discount for our network for the Happiness & Its Causes 2018 Super Saver Sale – tickets are now available. Get in quickly as there are only 250 tickets allocated at this discounted price. Use VIP Discount Code ‘TPI’ when booking for an additional $100 off the Super Saver Sale price – that’s $300 off the standard price!

Some of the conference highlights include:

  • Witness a compelling dialogue with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and world leading scientists – live on stage!
  • Hear acclaimed international neuroscientist Richard J. Davidson, on a rare visit to Australia, as he reveals how to change our brains by cultivating habits of wellbeing.
  • Be moved by the courage of Rosie Batty, Australian of the Year 2015, who has faced a tragic loss and gone on to make a difference in the lives of others.
  • Delve into the unexpected path to success and happiness with Chade-Meng Tan, Google pioneer and international best-selling author.
  • Learn how to give yourself the same kindness and care that you would give to a good friend with pioneering self-compassion researcher Kristin Neff.
  • Boost your motivation to lead a healthier lifestyle with celebrity Kylie Kwong, and news anchor turned gardener Indira Naidoo.

Download the launch brochure for more information

25-28 June 2018

The World Positive Education Accelerator: 2nd Festival of Positive Education + Appreciative Inquiry Summit

Where inspiration meets action

WHEN: Monday 25 to Thursday 28 June
LOCATION: Fort Worth Convention Center, Texas, USA

The World Positive Education Accelerator (WPEA) is the first of its kind, integrating the International Positive Education Network’s (IPEN) second Festival of Positive Education with Champlain College’s David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry methodology.

Similar to the 2016 Festival of Positive Education, the 2018 WPEA will elevate the inspiration and ideas of over 1,200 researchers, educators, practitioners, positive psychologists and other parties interested in promoting both academic achievement and character virtue development.

Super early bird tickets can be purchased from today, up until 1st January 2018, at a reduced price of $650.00. As a valued partner and friend of IPEN, we would like to offer you a 10% discount on top of the early bird pricing, using the discount code “WPEAFRIENDS”.

Confirmed headline speakers include, Martin Seligman, David Cooperider, Sir Anthony Seldon and Lea Waters, with more to be announced in the lead up to the event.

Read more here

27-30 June 2018

9th European Conference on Positive Psychology

Positive psychology for a flourishing Europe in times of transition

WHEN: Wednesday 27 to Saturday 30 June
LOCATION: Budapest, Hungary

We warmly welcome all people and organizations interested in any field of positive psychology, and we invite them to join us and meet in Budapest, Hungary in 2018.

The conference aims to present the latest developments in positive psychology and wishes to provide a unique opportunity for scholars and practitioners to meet and discuss challenges and potentials of positive psychology in Europe.

Themes of the conference

  • Positive Psychology: Theory/Basic Research
  • Positive Psychology: Applied Research
  • Positive Psychology: Practice

Subthemes include:
Biological Aspects, Clinical Populations and Psychotherapy, Coaching and Practice, Culture and Global Issues, Education, Health, Wellbeing, Lifespan Development, Measures and Methods, Personality and Individual Differences, Work and Organizations, Society and Policy and European Issues, Sports and Physical Exercise and Interpersonal Relations.

Read more about the event here

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