Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Schedule for International Symposium on the Well-Being University

THURSDAY JUNE 2:

 

6:30 pm (18:30): Reception sponsored by Borba Municipality with local authorities)

 

8:00 pm (20:00): Dinner (at a local restaurant)

 

FRIDAY JUNE 3:

 

8:00 – 9:00 am: Breakfast.

 

9:10 – 9:30 am: Welcome and Introductions.

 

9:30 – 10:45 am: George Mason University’s Well-Being University Initiative: An Institution-Wide Approach, Nance Lucas, Executive Director, Center for the Advancement of Well-Being, George Mason University, USA

 

11:00 – 12:00 pm: Making Well-Being a Priority in Student Affairs, Pam Patterson, Associate Vice President of University Life, George Mason University, USA

 

12:00 – 1:00 pm (13:00): Lunch

 

1:00 – 2:00 pm (13:00 – 14:00): Steering the Course and Meeting Challenges, Alice Trindade, Vice Dean, School of Social and Political Sciences, Lisbon University, Portugal.

 

2:00 – 3:00 pm (14:00 - 15:00): The Masters in Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) Program at Lisbon University: From Scientific Knowledge to the Cultivation of Relational Goods, Luis Miguel Neto and Helena Águeda Marujo, ISCSP, Lisbon University, Portugal

 

3:00 – 4:00 pm (15:00 - 16:00): The Creation and Goals of the Institute of Well-Being and Happiness, Enrique Tames, Tecmilenio University, Mexico

 

4:00 – 5:00 pm (16: 00 - 17:00): Well-Being Initiatives for Staff and Students in an Integrative Positive Psychology and Health Psychology Framework, Marta Csabai, University of Szeged, Hungary

 

5:00 – 6:00 pm (17:00 – 18:00): Roundtable discussion of the day’s presentations

 

6:00 – 7:30 pm (18:00 – 19:30): Wine tasting at local wine cellar

 

8:00 pm (20:00): Dinner at a local restaurant

 

SATURDAY JUNE 4:

 

8:00 – 8:50 am: Breakfast

 

9:00 – 10:00 am: Building Resilience into Higher Education: Wise Interventions and Creative Measurements, Fallon Goodman, Doctoral Fellow in Well-Being, Center for the Advancement of Well-Being, George Mason University, USA

 

10:00 – 11.00am: The Art and Science of Befriending Pain, Todd Kashdan, Senior Scientist, Center for the Advancement of Well-Being, George Mason University, USA

 

11:00 – 12:00 am: Coordinating Research on Positive Universities, Aaron Jarden, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

 

12:10 – 1:00 pm: Lunch

 

1:10 – 2:00 pm (13:10 – 14:00): Being a Dean and Being a Positive Psychologist: Mutually Exclusive or Highly Compatible Roles?, Irma Eloff, University of Pretoria, South Africa

 

2:00 – 3:00 pm (14:00 – 15:00): Challenges in Developing, Teaching, and Researching Quality of Life and Well-Being in the University and the Community, Graciela Tonon, Universidad Nacional de Lomas de Zamora, Argentina

 

3:00 – 4:00 pm (15:00 – 16:00): The Platform for Public Happiness: An Action-Research and Community Approach to Well-being at Lisbon University, Helena Águeda Marujo and Luis Miguel Neto, Lisbon University, Portugal

 

4:00 – 5:00 pm (16:00 – 17:00): Roundtable discussion of the day’s presentations

 

5:30-7:30 pm (17:30 – 19:30): Cultural program offered by Borba Municipality

 

8:00 pm (20:00): Dinner at a local restaurant

 

SUNDAY JUNE 5:

 

8:00 – 8:50 am: Breakfast

 

9:00 – 10:00 am: Human Ecology and Academic Development: Structuring Personal and Institutional Relations at the University of Saint Joseph, Macao, Peter Stilwell, University of St. Joseph, Macao, China

 

10:00 – 11:00 am: Discussion and planning session: Where do we go from here?

 

11:00 – 12:00 am: Free time and packing

 

12:00 pm: Lunch

 

1:30 pm (13:10): Depart for Lisbon.

                  

MONDAY JUNE 6 (Optional event for those who can stay)

 

6:00 – 8:00 pm (18:00 – 20:00): 

Well-Being University and Quality of Life around the World: Relevance, Current Projects and Future Proposals.

Roundtable discussion at Lisbon University with students of the Executive Masters’ Program in Applied PositivePsychology (Open to the general public interested in the topic).

Venue: Instituto de Ciências Sociais e Politicas da Universidade de Lisboa (School of Social and Political Sciences), Rua Almerindo Lessa, Polo Universitário do Alto da Ajuda, Montanto, Lisbon.

Link: http://www.iscsp.ulisboa.pt/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=54&Itemid=157

 

 

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