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First Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology

July 20th-21st, 2012, 8am-5pm
Victoria College in University of Toronto, Canada

The Canadian Positive Psychology Association (CPPA) provides this conference for anyone interested in learning how positive psychology changes lives, communities, and institutions around the globe.

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This is not a Greater Good Science Center event.

This inaugural event seeks to share and promote the work on positive psychology that is being done in Canada. The conference features an internationally diverse audience of researchers, clinicians, coaches, educators, students, business owners, consultants, and medical experts. Through lectures, workshops, and symposia sessions, attendees will learn leading-edge research and applications of positive psychology in a variety of fields. Attendees will also participate in a viewing and discussion of Happy Movie.

Click here to register and to learn more about this first ever CPPA Canadian conference.

This is not a Greater Good Science Center event.

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