Confirmed Speakers

We are delighted to announce that the following speakers have accepted our invitations to give talks at the conference!

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Brian Little

Senior Fellow, People-Analytics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa

Well-Doing: The Sustainable Pursuit of Core Projects

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Kendall Bronk

Professor of Psychology, Division of Behavioral & Social Sciences, Claremont Graduate University, California

The Science of Purpose

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Ken Sheldon

Curator’s Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Missouri

Mitigating the risk of prioritizing collective over individual well-being

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William Fleeson

Hultquist Family Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, Wake Forest University

Who Are the Most Moral Among Us?

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Fiery Cushman

John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, Harvard University

The logic of universalization guides moral judgment

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Marina Milyavskaya

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa

Proposing an integrative model of goal pursuit

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Gillian Sandstrom

Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Essex

Talking to strangers: Why you should do it, and why it matters for well-doing

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Kristjan Kristjansson

Deputy Director in the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues and Professor of Character Education and Virtue Ethics at the University of Birmingham, U.K.

Four Accounts of Flourishing as the Aim of Education: A Synthesis – and 10 Remaining Problems

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Jonathan Passmore

Professor of Coaching & Behavioural Change, Director Henley Centre for Coaching & Behavioural Change, Henley Business School

Coaching Research and Supporting Optimal Personal Development

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Igor Grossmann

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo

Training for Wisdom: The Illeist Diary Method

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Isabel Thielmann

Postdoc and Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Koblenz-Landau

Increasing self-knowledge to motivate positive trait change in the moral domain

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David Reinstein

Distinguished Researcher, Rethink Priorities

Effective Altruism: Research Priorities and Opportunities

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Kaitlyn Werner

Banting Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto

An introduction to psychological change

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Julian Jamison

Professor of Economics & Director of Economics Research, Business School, University of Exeter

CBT for Antisocial Behavior: Know Thyself, Know Others

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Robert McGrath

Professor of Psychology, School of Psychology and Counseling, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Building Human Capacities in the Digital Age

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Max Bazerman

Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Buisness School

Profiles in Complicity

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Milla Titova

Assistant Professor, Psychology Department, Elon University

The Impact of (Frustrated) Well-Doing on Well-Being

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Mikael Klintman

Professor, Department of Sociology, Lund University

Knowledge resistance about society’s urgent problems: Apollonian and Dionysian Remedies

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Mirjam Stieger

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Psychology, Brandeis University

PEACH: A Smartphone App to Change your Personality

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Deborah Schulman

PhD Candidate, Hebrew University of Jerusalem & Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya

Overcoming biased evaluations of ingroup-committed harm via analogical reasoning

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Falk Lieder

Research Group Leader, Rationality Enhancement Group, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen

Life Improvement Science: An Emerging Transdisciplinary Research Area

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