SELF Biennial International Conference

Published: Tuesday 31st January 2017

The Institute for Positive Psychology & Education (IPPE) invites all ACU staff to attend the ninth SELF Biennial International Conference at the Melbourne Campus in September.

IPPE is hosting the conference, which will explore the theme: “SELF – from positive psychology/education to practice” and runs from 25 to 28 September.

The conference is recognised as the pre-eminent international forum for sharing the latest self and identity research, while driving the international research agenda.

The conference brings together leading international self researchers, emerging researchers, postgraduate students and practitioners, providing a forum for networking and collaborating.

In addition to scientific papers, posters and keynote speakers, there will also be a hands on practical stream where attendees will be shown how to conduct evidence-based interventions.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Professor Roy F. Baumeister
  • Professor Stuart J.H. Biddle
  • Professor Edward L. Deci
  • Professor John Hattie
  • Professor Michael A. Hogg
  • Professor Hazel Rose Markus
  • Professor Reinhard Pekrun
  • Professor Michael L. Wehmeyer

Click here for more information about the speakers.

This year’s conference will also include an invited symposium on Indigenous thriving, led by the new Australian Centre for Indigenous Thriving, which is housed within IPPE.

Early bird registration closes on 19 May and standard registration closes on 27 August. Click here to register.

The Executive Board of the Global SELF Research Centre and the IPPE has also issued a call for abstracts. Abstracts can be submitted online before March 10. Click here for more information about submitting an abstract.

Visit the event website for further information.