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2nd Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology

July 17, 2014
Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa

3 days of sharing leading-edge research and best practices in the application of Positive Psychology across multiple disciplines.

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The conference will bring together internationally-renowned researchers in positive psychology, positive psychology practitioners, clinicians, educators and teachers, business consultants, coaches and the general public from across Canada and the world. Our goal is to share leading-edge research and best practices in the application of positive psychology across disciplines.

Applied positive psychology has been demonstrated to:

Improve mental and physical health;
Deepen the quality of our relationships and strengthen team bonds;
Increase employee productivity, sales, creativity, and retention;
Identify and nurture a strengths-based approach to coaching, counselling and performance improvement
Improve mental health in our schools
Shorten the time it takes to bounce back from failure;
Provide skills to deal with stress, pain and loss;
Help discover greater meaning in life
Positive psychology is about finding ways to recognize and foster the things that lead to flourishing individuals

The 2nd Canadian Conference On Positive Psychology

Learn from more than 100 of the world’s top experts who have proven approaches to using positive psychology in a variety of settings
Explore different formats and approaches for integrating positive psychology into your life and workplace
Walk away with practical positive psychology strategies and activities
Dialogue with other experts, researchers, and practitioners
Expand your knowledge on the latest research in positive psychology

Presentation formats include posters, workshops, symposia, keynote lectures, and conversation sessions. Our unique atmosphere balances scientific sessions with knowledge exchanges designed to spark new ideas, catalyze partnerships, and strengthen the practice of positive psychology across many sectors.

Please join us July 16th - 18th, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier for the Second Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology. Pre-Conference workshops will begin on Wednesday, July 16th. The main conference is on July 17-18, 2014.

Stay in the hub of our conference activities. Click here to make your hotel reservation.  Space is limited during the busy tourist season in Ottawa.

Register now!

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