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Wednesday – 31st August
Symposia 1:30 am-3:00 pm

Symposium 1.1 – Emotions at school and in academic contexts: studies and application of SEL programs
Discussant: Antonella D’Amico

  • Do implicit theories of emotional intelligence affect students’ emotional and academic outcomes? – Ana Costa & Luísa Faria
  • INTEMO+ program: A Socio-Emotional Learning Intervention to improve adolescent psychosocial functioning. – Rosario Cabello and Pablo Fernández-Berrocal
  • Promoting teachers’ SEL, resilience, and self-efficacy through the PROMEHS program – Elisabetta Conte; Ilaria Grazzani; Veronica Ornaghi; Valeria Cavioni; Alessia Agliati; Sabina Gandellini; Sanja Tatalović Vorkapić; Baiba Martinsone; Inga Supe; Adina Colomeischi; Petruta Rusu; Celeste Simões; Paula Lebre Melo; Maria Poulou; Carmel Cefai; Liberato Camilleri
  • Leveraging Technology to Build and Sustain Emotionally Intelligent School Communities – Nikki Elbertson
  • MetaEmotions at school: experiences of application – Antonella D’Amico

Wednesday 31
Symposia 4:15 pm-5:30 pm

Symposium 1.2 – Expression or experience of emotions: reordering neural circuits through Feldenkrais Method®
Discussant: Caterina Forte

  • Feldenkrais Method® and self-regulation of emotions – Caterina Forte
  • Movement, Body Image and Emotions: The Coordination Cascade and Feldenkrais Lessons – Roger Russell
  • Timologia, science of emotions – Carluccio Bonesso


Thursday – 1st September
Symposia 11:00 am-12:30 pm

Symposium 2.1
 New Directions in the conceptualization and measurement of ability emotional intelligence

Discussants: Marina Fiori and Marcello Mortillaro

  • Alternative ways to measure emotional intelligence: assessing fine-grained emotion discrimination  – Christelle Gillioz; Maroussia Nicolet-dit-Félix; Marina Fiori
  • Emotionally Intelligent Individuals are Hypersensitive to Emotional Stimuli: Evidence from the Dot-Probe Task –  Maroussia Nicolet-dit-Félix; Christelle Gillioz; Marina Fiori
  • Creating Affective Hospitality using Emotional Intelligence: Adapting the Geneva Emotional Competence Test (GECo) to hospitality contexts – Juliane Völker; Marcello Mortillaro
  • Ability emotional intelligence, impression formation, and conflict management performance in managers – Katja Schlegel; Monica de Jong; Smaranda Boros

Thursday – 1
st September
Symposia 2:15 pm-3:45 pm

Symposium 2.2 – Arts and Emotion
Discussant: Davide Antognazza

  • Art lesson plans between emotion and identity construction – Mario Bottinelli Montandon
  • Expressing emotions through creativity : an example of land art – Aleksandra Vuichard; Catherine Audrin; Isabelle Capron Puozzo
  • Psychology of music emotion and teaching effectiveness: a promising combination – Matteo Luigi Piricò
  • People. Objects. Cultural landscapes, between processes of participation and the search for a sense of belonging – Alessandra De Nicola, Franca Zuccoli


Friday – 2nd September
Symposia 11:00 am-12:30 pm

Symposium 3.1 – EI Coaching for Educational Leaders-a New Leadership Paradigm
Discussants: Janet Patti 

  • Overview of the model – Robin Stern; Janet Patti
  • The effects of coaching on school administrators, their teachers and schools – James Floman
  • Education review on educational leadership and emotional intelligence –  Pablo Berrocal; Raquel Gomez Leal
  • Sharing the experiences with coaching superintendents, principals and other educational leaders – Philip Santise