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Worklab 2016

5th EAWOP WorkLab - Practitioner Skills Workshop

Team effectiveness and well-being

10th-12th November, 2016, Athens, Greece

WorkLab Programme

EAWOP would like to invite European practitioners working in the field of Work and Organizational Psychology (WOP) to join the 5th EAWOP Practitioner Skills WorkLab to be held 10-12 November, 2016 in Athens. This year, we have an exciting workshop programme focusing on developing team effectiveness and well-being in the workplace. Delegates will be introduced to methods including stimulating job crafting and defining team productivity measures (using the ProMES methodology) to maximise team motivation.

We are proud to announce our academic expert is Professor Dr. Evangelia Demerouti who is one of the currently most influential scientists in both stress and job crafting research. Our team development and motivation expert is practitioner speaker Dr. Colin Roth

The workshop format will be similar to previous years; on Thursday evening we will set the stage for the workshop, by meeting the speakers at dinner. This will be followed by one and a half days with our academic and practitioner experts. Additionally, we will have a number of dedicated interactive sessions where experienced practitioners will facilitate the application of knowledge, tools and techniques to delegates’ challenges of motivation, job crafting, teamworking and well-being in the workplace.

We will be enjoying the view over the Acropolis during our workshop in a smart residential area in Athens, Greece. Our hotel for the WorkLab will be the Hotel Divani Acropolis http://divaniacropolishotel.com/

 

Team effectiveness and well-being

The WorkLab aims to provide a platform for the latest scientific research to be brought to an audience of practitioners, who can thereby develop and enhance their professional practice and skills. The 5th EAWOP WorkLab is an interactive workshop event that provides opportunities to:

·      Learn how recent research and theory can be applied in practice;

·      Understand modern organizational life and its dynamics better;

·      Acquire new skills when working with complex, changing systems;

·      Create new methods, tools and approaches in consulting work;

·      Network with other practitioners and discuss new ways and methods of working.

Registration - available to EAWOP members and Constituent associations ONLY ("Click here to register")

Nominees must be: a) practitioners working in WOP for at least two years; b) have an interest in applying/learning more about teamworking, motivation and well-being; c) able to evidence being inspired and committed to practitioner activities; and d) members of EAWOP.

 

WorkLab fee subsidised by EAWOP:

Early bird rate until 15 August, 2016

580 EUR for EAWOP members*/Constituent nominations

380 EUR for EAWOP members*/Constituent nominations - limited places available for Low Income Countries**

Regular rate until 3 October, 2016

720 EUR for EAWOP members*/Constituent nominations

460 EUR for EAWOP members*/Constituent nominations - limited places available for Low Income Countries**

 

*Qualified psychologists can join EAWOP at http://www.eawop.org/how-to-join

** Low Income Countries: EUROSTAT http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/tgm/mapToolClosed.do?tab=map&init=1&plugin=1&language=en&pcode=tec00114&toolbox=types

***Delegates may bring an accompanying person; fee € 320 (this includes hotel accommodation for 2 nights, 2 dinners and the social event)

WorkLab fee must be paid in advance while registering and it includes:

·      Workshop participation

·      Hotel accommodation for 2 nights

·      All lunches, dinners and refreshments during the conference

·      Visit to Acropolis museum and dinner.

Organising Committee:

Dr Angela Carter (UK) a.carter@sheffield.ac.uk

Helen Baron (UK) helen@hbaron.co.uk

Dr Diana Rus (NL) d.rus@creative-peas.com

Mariangela Zanaki (Greece) mzanaki@gmail.com