WHEN?
California (PST) – Thu 28th May 2pm – 3.30pm
New York (EST) – Thu 28th May 5pm – 6.30pm
London (BST) – Thu 28th May 10pm – 11.30pm
Melbourne (AEST) – Fri 29th May 7am – 8.30am
Auckland (NZST) – Fri 29th May 9am – 10.30am
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WHERE?
Please note this will be an online event and we will connect via Zoom.

HOW MUCH?
Places are limited. At just AUD$49 per person, this event will sell out.

CAN’T BE THERE LIVE?
Don’t worry, we’ll email you the recording.

Are you curious about COVID-19 and all the changes it has created for workers is impacting their wellbeing and performance? Ever wondered how valuable a leaders’ willingness to show care, compassion, and appreciation really is for worker wellbeing and productivity? Do you need some simple evidence-based steps to help workers thrive as they return to your workplace?

Then this event could be for you.

Designed to explore bite-sized ideas fueled by science, and powered by real-world experiences that help organizations (and people) apply the insights and practices of positive psychology in workplaces, you’ll discover:

  • The Wellbeing Confidence Crisis: Why Workers Need Wellbeing Skills, Not Just PPE & Benefits – Dr. Michelle McQuaid will be interviewing Dr. Peggy Kern and will take us behind the headlines of the latest American wellbeing survey data (gathered at the start of May 2020), and what these insights suggest for leaders and HR teams who want to improve wellbeing and resilience in their workplace.
  • Leaders Are The Secret Weapon: How All It Takes Is A Regular Dose Of Care, Compassion & Appreciation – Associate Professor Mandy O’Neill takes a deeper dive into what the survey data suggests for leaders, and the opportunities they have to show more care, compassion, and appreciation to boost their workers wellbeing and performance.
  • Why Workers Are Reluctant To Return: How Workplaces Can Make Getting Back To Work More Successful – Louis Alloro will share what we learned about workers who have started working at home due to coronavirus and the simple steps workplaces can take to help these people thrive as they navigate the ongoing uncertainty of where they are located.

You’ll also have the opportunity to ask these speakers for their guidance on ways to apply positive psychology in any workplace.

Best of all, you’ll have time to meet a like-minded tribe of positive psychology researchers and practitioners, every one of them looking for tested, practical ways to make our workplaces better.

WHEN?
California (PST) – Thu 28th May 2pm – 3.30pm
New York (EST) – Thu 28th May 5pm – 6.30pm
London (BST) – Thu 28th May 10pm – 11.30pm
Melbourne (AEST) – Fri 29th May 7am – 8.30am
Auckland (NZST) – Fri 29th May 9am – 10.30am
Click here to check in your timezone

WHERE?
Please note this will be an online event and we will connect via Zoom.

HOW MUCH?
Places are limited. At just AUD$49 per person, this event will sell out.

CAN’T BE THERE LIVE?
Don’t worry, we’ll email you the recording.

About The Speakers

Dr. Michelle McQuaid
Michelle is a best-selling author, workplace wellbeing teacher and playful change activator. With more than a decade of senior leadership experience in large organizations around the world, she’s passionate about translating cutting-edge research from positive psychology and neuroscience, into practical strategies for health, happiness, and business success. An honorary fellow at Melbourne University’s Graduate School of Education, she blogs for Psychology Today and Huffington Post, and her work has been featured in Forbes, the Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, The Age and more.
Dr. Peggy Kern
Peggy is an associate professor at the Centre for Positive Psychology at the University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education. Her research is collaborative in nature and draws on a variety of methodologies to examine questions around who thrives in life and why, including understanding and measuring healthy functioning, identifying individual and social factors impacting life trajectories, and systems-informed approaches to wellbeing. She has published three books and over 90 peer-reviewed articles and chapters.
Dr. Mandy O’Neill
Dr. Olivia (Mandy) O’Neill is an Associate Professor of Management at the George Mason University School of Business and Senior Scientist at the university’s Center for the Advancement of Well-Being. She holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Stanford University. Mandy is a passionate about researching and (co)creating positive organizational cultures and has worked with a wide range of organizations in that pursuit. Her work has been published in a variety of scholarly and practitioner journals.
Louis Alloro
A champion of enabling change leaders to design and deliver positive change experiences that improve wellbeing, Louis Alloro helps schools, workplaces, communities, and cities to build their psychological muscles and rally together to be the change they want to see in the world. A social entrepreneur with a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology, Louis designs and delivers highly sought after, evidence-based wellbeing and positive change learning experiences around the world, and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in systems-informed positive psychology and social impact evaluation.

Details for Thursday 28th May EST / Friday 29th May AEST

Timetable

Based on EST kick off time (please adjust for your local time zone)

4.50pm Meet the tribe – social networking
5.05pm The Wellbeing Confidence Crisis: Why Workers Need Wellbeing Skills, Not Just PPE & Benefits
5.30pm Leaders Are The Secret Weapon: How All It Takes Is A Regular Dose Of Care, Compassion & Appreciation
5.50pm Why Workers Are Reluctant To Return: How Workplaces Can Make Getting Back To Work More Successful
6.10pm Q&A
6.30pm Conclude

Ticketing

AUD$49 per person.

Venue

Online

Recording

Will be emailed after the event