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The following countries are represented by our expert speakers and panelists (click here for the expert panelists):

  • Australia

  • Brazil

  • Canada

  • France

  • Italy

  • Japan

  • Netherlands

  • New Zealand

  • Sweden

  • United Kingdom

  • United States

(Names are listed alphabetically, each name will link to their presentation)


Craig Anderson, PhD

  • Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Marketing, Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis (USA)

Edward Bonner, PhD, LPC, MS

  • Lehigh Valley Health Network (USA)


Susan Chen

  • Researcher/PhD student, Clinical Psychology, York University (Canada)

  • LinkedIn profile

Alice Chirico, PhD

Robert R. Clewis, PhD


Andrea Gaggioli, PhD

  • ExperienceLab, Department of Psychology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Italy)

  • LinkedIn profile

  • Twitter: @gag4all

Sean Goldy

  • PhD Candidate in Social Psychology, University of California - Irvine

  • LinkedIn profile

Marianna Graziossi, MA, MAPP

  • Clinical Psychology PhD Candidate at Hofstra University 

  • Instructor for the Masters in Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) at the University of Pennsylvania 

  • LinkedIn profile

  • Twitter: @MariannaGrazz

Dacher Keltner, PhD

  • Professor, University of California - Berkeley (USA)

  • PhD, Stanford University

  • Co-Director of the Greater Good Science Center

  • Berkeley Social Interaction Laboratory

  • LinkedIn profile

  • Twitter: @GreaterGoodSc

William L.D. Krenzer, PhD

Sheila Krogh-Jespersen, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University (USA)

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Susan Mangan, PhD

  • Thrive Center for Human Development

John Mann, MD

  • The Paul Janssen Professor of Translational Neuroscience at Columbia University Irving Medical Center; Director, Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology Division at the New York State Psychiatric Institute (USA)

Claire Prade, PhD

Megan Powell Cuzzolino, EdD

  • Educational Researcher and Instructional Consultant (USA)

  • Teaching Fellow and Research Analyst, Harvard Graduate School of Education

  • LinkedIn profile 

  • Twitter: @meganpowcuzz

Kirk Schneider, PhD

  • Adjunct faculty at Saybrook University and Teachers College, Columbia University,

  • President of the Existential-Humanistic Institute (USA)

  • LinkedIn profile

  • Twitter: @kschneider56

Michelle "Lani" Shiota, PhD

  • Associated Professor, Department of Psychology, Arizona State University (USA)

Emiliana Simon-Thomas, PhD

  • Science Director, Greater Good Science Center, University of 

California - Berkeley 


Daniel Silva Luna

  • PhD candidate, Centre for Science Communication, University of Otago (New Zealand)

Jennifer Stellar, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto - Mississauga (Canada)

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Virginia Sturm, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Neurology, UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, University of California-San Francisco (USA)

Pamela Taylor, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Akita International University (Japan)


Jeff Thompson, PhD

  • Detective/Mental Health and Wellness Coordinator, NYPD

  • Adjunct Associate Research Scientist, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center (USA)

H. Anna T. van Limpt-Broers

Piercarlo Valdesolo, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College (USA)

  • LinkedIn profile

David Bryce Yaden, PhD

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (USA)

  • LinkedIn profile

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