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3rd Positive Psychology in Practice Conference

3rd Positive Psychology in Practice Conference 5th to 6th November 2020 in Paris

 

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About the conference

A big thank you to all the participants at our International Conference on Positive Psychology in Practice held on November 24th and 25th 2019, in Utrecht. A truly invigorating and activity rich two days event!

We covered diverse and thought inspiring topics such as Transformational Leadership & Mediation, The Art and Science of Creating Positive Workplace Interventions, Applying PERMA to Evolve Workplace Wellbeing Culture, how to face challenges and suffering with self-compassion, Flow State, Job Crafting, Positive Psychology Coaching and Laughter as a serious business.

Together we can create positive networking and growth opportunities for everyone involved. 

“The conference in Utrecht was amazing, very good and interesting speakers!”
Positive Psychology Student
“Thanks so much for organising such a great event last week! Some brilliant speakers and a great conference! Very well run!”
PhD Researcher and Freelance consultant
“Loved the groups and interactions with other participants”
Entrepreneur and Change Manager
“Excellent & thought-provoking topics. Encouraging & approachable speakers & facilitators”
Secondary School Teacher
“Thank you for this magnificent conference”
Positive Psychologist
“The conference was very well organised”
Psychologist

 

 

Following the success of last year’s event, we are excited to announce the dates and location of the 3rd International Positive Psychology in Practice conference, which will be held in 2020, on November 5th and 6th, in the beautiful city of Paris. Known as the city of love and lights, Paris will be a most suitable location for those who seek positive ways to enhance both their work and personal lives.

We already have a promising line-up of amazing speakers who will join us for this event:

Dr. Ilona Boniwell, CEO at Positran, France
Dr. Patrick Gwyer, Llyods bank and Action for Hamphshire social entrepreneur mentoring progamme 2019 Cohort at Action for Hampshire
Dr. Vikki Barnes, Clinical Psychologist, Consultant in Mental Health & Wellbeing, Positive Psychology & Happiness. International Speaker, Humanitarian, Nature Lover, Explorer
Evelyn Bierbach, CEO of "Ekatra" - Personal Development through Coaching und Yoga
Irena Ustinović, Commercial real estate, Warsaw, Masovian District, Poland
Odile Carru, Corporate and Executive Coaching, ICF Professional Certified Coach PCC
Sok-ho Trinh, Passionologist – Career & Leadership coach – Social scientist – Performer, London, UK
Sarah Lewis C.Psychol, Managing Director and Principal Psychologist at Appreciating Change, UK
Rob Baker, FCIPD, MAPP Founder & Chief Positive Deviant, UK

 

Please visit our site regularly to see updates.

About the conference

The international Positive Psychology movement, initiated by Seligman nearly two decades ago, continues to capture the attention of people around the world as a ground-breaking approach to the understanding of the human psyche. Despite being a relatively new field, the positive psychology movement continues to grow as an internationally respected field and has witnessed significant developments worldwide.

Positive Psychology is the field of research and practice that focuses on positive emotions by fostering human strengths and virtues, and enabling people to flourish by increased engagement, meaning making, personal satisfaction and well-being.

Featuring international keynote presentations on the latest research, case studies, practical applications for organisations, clinical settings and educational institutions; as well as personal wellbeing, this conference will help you apply scientifically-grounded positive psychology research into practical and real-life settings, making it accessible to practitioners.

Delegates will update their knowledge on recent developments and learn about future perspectives in the field of Positive Psychology.

 

FORMAT OF EVENT

The conference environment will nurture collaboration and communication.

Throughout the day, plenary sessions will be delivered between panel discussions, question and answer sessions, group activities and experiential learning.

The meeting will provide a valuable opportunity to network, share knowledge and ideas, and explore possible collaborations amongst all present.

We would like this event to be enjoyable, informative and educational for those who attend and we have committed all our enthusiasm, expertise and professionalism to realise this vision.

Together with our participants, we can create positive networking and growth opportunities for all involved.

With this in mind we invite delegates to register their specialist area of interest through submission of abstract proposals. Please submit 300 words for either an oral or poster abstract submission. A 15 minutes presentation can be schedules for an oral abstract on theory, research, case studies and practice.

 

Our two days will cover a mix of expert speakers and facilitators focussing on the following themes:

Positive Psychology: Theory and Methodology of Positive Psychology
Positive Psychology : Organisations and Professional Environments
Positive Psychology: Research Methods
Positive Psychology: Mental Health and Clinical Settings
Positive Psychology: Coaching and intervention
Positive Psychology: Education
Positive Psychology: Childhood and Youth
Positive Psychology: Social Change
Positive Psychology: Cross-cultural communication
Positive Psychology: Health and Wellness

 

This event is of particular interest to:

😊 Organisational & Business Leaders
😊 HR Staff
😊 Coaches, Practitioners & Entrepreneurs
😊 Healthcare Providers
😊 Policy Makers
😊 Psychologists
😊 Clinicians & Wellbeing Practitioners
😊 Mental Health Professionals
😊 Researchers and Clinicians interested in post-traumatic growth research
😊 Researchers
😊 Universities and school teachers
😊 Non-profit organisations
😊 Students
😊 Anybody with the desire to live a happier and more fulfilling life



Registration Fees

5th to 6th November 2020 – Paris, France

15% OFF FOR GROUPS (3 DELEGATES OR MORE)
Standard Registration both days €445

Charity/Student Registration both days €295

Charity/Student Registration single day €225

Standard Registration single day €295

 

Details

About the conference

A big thank you to all the participants at our International Conference on Positive Psychology in Practice held on November 24th and 25th 2019, in Utrecht. A truly invigorating and activity rich two days event!

We covered diverse and thought inspiring topics such as Transformational Leadership & Mediation, The Art and Science of Creating Positive Workplace Interventions, Applying PERMA to Evolve Workplace Wellbeing Culture, how to face challenges and suffering with self-compassion, Flow State, Job Crafting, Positive Psychology Coaching and Laughter as a serious business.

Together we can create positive networking and growth opportunities for everyone involved. 

“The conference in Utrecht was amazing, very good and interesting speakers!”
Positive Psychology Student
“Thanks so much for organising such a great event last week! Some brilliant speakers and a great conference! Very well run!”
PhD Researcher and Freelance consultant
“Loved the groups and interactions with other participants”
Entrepreneur and Change Manager
“Excellent & thought-provoking topics. Encouraging & approachable speakers & facilitators”
Secondary School Teacher
“Thank you for this magnificent conference”
Positive Psychologist
“The conference was very well organised”
Psychologist

 

 

Following the success of last year’s event, we are excited to announce the dates and location of the 3rd International Positive Psychology in Practice conference, which will be held in 2020, on November 5th and 6th, in the beautiful city of Paris. Known as the city of love and lights, Paris will be a most suitable location for those who seek positive ways to enhance both their work and personal lives.

We already have a promising line-up of amazing speakers who will join us for this event:

Dr. Ilona Boniwell, CEO at Positran, France
Dr. Patrick Gwyer, Llyods bank and Action for Hamphshire social entrepreneur mentoring progamme 2019 Cohort at Action for Hampshire
Dr. Vikki Barnes, Clinical Psychologist, Consultant in Mental Health & Wellbeing, Positive Psychology & Happiness. International Speaker, Humanitarian, Nature Lover, Explorer
Evelyn Bierbach, CEO of "Ekatra" - Personal Development through Coaching und Yoga
Irena Ustinović, Commercial real estate, Warsaw, Masovian District, Poland
Odile Carru, Corporate and Executive Coaching, ICF Professional Certified Coach PCC
Sok-ho Trinh, Passionologist – Career & Leadership coach – Social scientist – Performer, London, UK
Sarah Lewis C.Psychol, Managing Director and Principal Psychologist at Appreciating Change, UK
Rob Baker, FCIPD, MAPP Founder & Chief Positive Deviant, UK

 

Please visit our site regularly to see updates.

About the conference

The international Positive Psychology movement, initiated by Seligman nearly two decades ago, continues to capture the attention of people around the world as a ground-breaking approach to the understanding of the human psyche. Despite being a relatively new field, the positive psychology movement continues to grow as an internationally respected field and has witnessed significant developments worldwide.

Positive Psychology is the field of research and practice that focuses on positive emotions by fostering human strengths and virtues, and enabling people to flourish by increased engagement, meaning making, personal satisfaction and well-being.

Featuring international keynote presentations on the latest research, case studies, practical applications for organisations, clinical settings and educational institutions; as well as personal wellbeing, this conference will help you apply scientifically-grounded positive psychology research into practical and real-life settings, making it accessible to practitioners.

Delegates will update their knowledge on recent developments and learn about future perspectives in the field of Positive Psychology.

 

FORMAT OF EVENT

The conference environment will nurture collaboration and communication.

Throughout the day, plenary sessions will be delivered between panel discussions, question and answer sessions, group activities and experiential learning.

The meeting will provide a valuable opportunity to network, share knowledge and ideas, and explore possible collaborations amongst all present.

We would like this event to be enjoyable, informative and educational for those who attend and we have committed all our enthusiasm, expertise and professionalism to realise this vision.

Together with our participants, we can create positive networking and growth opportunities for all involved.

With this in mind we invite delegates to register their specialist area of interest through submission of abstract proposals. Please submit 300 words for either an oral or poster abstract submission. A 15 minutes presentation can be schedules for an oral abstract on theory, research, case studies and practice.

 

Our two days will cover a mix of expert speakers and facilitators focussing on the following themes:

Positive Psychology: Theory and Methodology of Positive Psychology
Positive Psychology : Organisations and Professional Environments
Positive Psychology: Research Methods
Positive Psychology: Mental Health and Clinical Settings
Positive Psychology: Coaching and intervention
Positive Psychology: Education
Positive Psychology: Childhood and Youth
Positive Psychology: Social Change
Positive Psychology: Cross-cultural communication
Positive Psychology: Health and Wellness

 

This event is of particular interest to:

😊 Organisational & Business Leaders
😊 HR Staff
😊 Coaches, Practitioners & Entrepreneurs
😊 Healthcare Providers
😊 Policy Makers
😊 Psychologists
😊 Clinicians & Wellbeing Practitioners
😊 Mental Health Professionals
😊 Researchers and Clinicians interested in post-traumatic growth research
😊 Researchers
😊 Universities and school teachers
😊 Non-profit organisations
😊 Students
😊 Anybody with the desire to live a happier and more fulfilling life



Registration Fees

5th to 6th November 2020 – Paris, France

15% OFF FOR GROUPS (3 DELEGATES OR MORE)
Standard Registration both days €445

Charity/Student Registration both days €295

Charity/Student Registration single day €225

Standard Registration single day €295

Programme/ Speakers

 

POGRAMME SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Day one

08:00 - 09:00
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Registration

09:00 09:10
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Guided 10-Minutes Mindfulness Meditation

Evelyn Bierbach,
CEO of "Ekatra" - Personal Development through Coaching and YogaMeditation

09:10 09:30
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Welcome and Opening of the Conference with a short introduction on “Cultural Communication”

Lucy Airs,
Director of The Sustainable Change People Ltd, France

09:30 09:50
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Passion and Leadership

Sok-ho Trinh,
Passionologist – Career & Leadership coach – Social scientist – Performer, London, UK

09:50 10:30
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Keynote: Positive Psychology in the Workplace

Dr. Ilona Boniwell,
CEO at Positran, France

10:35 11:00
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Morning Coffee Break, Networking and visit of the exhibition

11:00 11:30
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Authentically happy in nature

Dr. Vikki Barnes,
Clinical Psychologist, Mental Health and Wellbeing Consultant, Specialist in Positive Psychology and Happiness. Previously worked in operational and strategic roles with Virgin Care, Virgin Limited Edition and the NHS

 

11:30 12:30
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Oral Poster Presentations

Oral Poster Presenters to be advised,

12:35 13:30
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Lunch Break, Networking and visit of the exhibition

13:30 14:00
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Interactive Group Activity

To be advised

 

 

14:30 15:00
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A taste of Appreciative Inquiry

Sarah Lewis,
Managing Director and Principal Psychologist at Appreciating Change, London, UK

15:05 15:30
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Afternoon Coffee Break, Networking and visit of the exhibition

15:30 16:00
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How are you so they can be? - 3 Tricky Cases of Presence in Coaching

Tünde Erdös,
MSc. in Executive Coaching, Ashridge Accredited Executive Coach EMCC EIA Senior Practitioner, MCC ICF

16:00 16:30
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Coaching and Positive Psychology: The Case for Integration

Prof Christian van Nieuwerburgh,
Professor of Coaching and Positive Psychology, University of East London

16:30 17:00
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Panel Discussion and Closing Remarks

17:00
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End of day one



Day two

08:00 - 09:00
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Registration

09:00 09:10
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Chair’s Welcome and Opening of the Conference Day 2

Lucy Airs,
Director of The Sustainable Change People Ltd, France

09:10 09:20
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Guided 10-Minutes Mindfulness Meditation

Evelyn Bierbach,
CEO of "Ekatra" - Personal Development through Coaching and YogaMeditation

09:20 10:00
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Keynote Presentation: Mindfulness in Positive Psychology: The Adventure of Meditation and Flourishing

Dr. Itai Ivtzan,
Associate Professor, MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Mindfulness-Based Naropa University, USA

10:00 10:30
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Morning Coffee Break, Networking and visit of the exhibition

10:30 11:00
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Beyond Happiness: Positive Psychology for Social Change

Dr Evie Rosset,
Lecturer, MAPP, Anglia Ruskin University, Co-founder, Maac Lab, Lyon, France

11:00 11:20
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Case 1: Positive Psychology in Clinical Practice – Three Case Studies showing effectiveness of Positive Psychology

Dr. Patrick Gwyer,
Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Wellbeing and Happiness Social entrepreneur

11:20 11:40
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Case 2:

Speaker to be advised,

11:40 12:00
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Case 3:

Speaker to be advised,

12:05 13:00
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Lunch Break, Networking and visit of the exhibition

13:00 13:30
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Interactive Group Activity

To be advised

13:30 13:50
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Character Strengths

Irena Ustinovic,
Trainer, Positive Psychology specialist, Coach and Mentor, Poland

13:50 14:10
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Practical Positive Psychology

Rene Oehlenschlæger,
Author and Lecturer in Positive Psychology Denmark

14:10 14:40
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Positive Psychology in Education

Dr Hazel Harrison,
Clinical Psychologist, UK

14:45 15:15
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Afternoon Coffee Break, Networking and visit of the exhibition

15:15 15:45
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To go FromDoertoLeader, dare doing nothing!

Odile Carru,
Corporate and Executive Coaching, ICF Professional Certified Coach -PCC- France

15:45 16:15
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Topic to be advised

Giselle Timmerman MAPP,
Founder of Positive Work: Leadership Development, Team Coaching, MBA & HRM Professor

Participant at the conference

16:15 16:45
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The evolution of positive psychology: Surfing the second and third waves

Dr Tim Lomas,
Senior Lecturer in Positive Psychology at University of East London

16:45 17:00
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Panel Discussion and Closing Remarks

 

 

Registration Fees

5th to 6th November 2020 – Paris, France

15% OFF FOR GROUPS (3 DELEGATES OR MORE)
Standard Registration both days €445

Charity/Student Registration both days €295

Charity/Student Registration single day €225

Standard Registration single day €295

Abstract Submissions

 

 

Details

Call For Papers

The Deadline for abstract submissions are as follows:
Oral Abstracts: 30th of April 2020
Poster Abstracts: 31st of August 2020

 

Submission steps
1
Download the submission form (pdf) from our web site. Please note this form should be completed using Adobe Reader.
2
Fill in the form, save it and return it to: [email protected]
3
The presenting author must pay registration fee (latest 10 days after admission of abstract).
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Wait for our feedback

The organizing committee at Forums and Events is pleased to invite you to submit original abstracts for oral- and poster presentations for our upcoming 3rd Positive Psychology conference, which will take place from the 5th of 6th November 2020 in Paris, France. Abstracts will be selected on a “first come first serve” basis.

Please refer to our guidelines below for more information. If you have any questions, please contact the Conference & Events Team on: [email protected]

All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English and should not be longer than 300 words. Enter the full name of your abstract exactly as it appears in your abstract document. This will be used for printing in the final programme. Author's, whose abstracts are accepted, must attend the meeting and present in person.

The Abstract should be no longer than 300 words in total.

Please structure your abstract according to the following headings:
Introduction or objective
Methods
Results
Conclusions and/or discussion
Acknowledgments


For poster abstracts, please ensure that the size of the poster should correspond to portrait DIN A0 format. Dimensions are: 1189 x 841 mm or 46.8 x 33.1 in90 x 120 cm. Ideally, each poster will be self-explanatory, but there will be a session where presenting authors are expected to be available near their poster to answer questions and engage in discussions.

All accepted abstracts will be printed in the meeting abstract book. This book will be distributed to all participants at the meeting and is included in the registration fee.

To update your abstract, please send the revised version to the Conference office: [email protected]forumsandevents.co.uk.

Submitting an oral and poster abstract is free of charge but presenting authors must register and attend the Conference should their abstract be accepted. Only fully registered and paid presenters and co-presenters will be included in the final programme.

After your abstract submission, we will confirm receipt of your abstract submission by email within 3 working days. If you do not receive this confirmation by e-mail, please contact the Organizing Committee at [email protected]



Registration Fees


15% OFF FOR GROUPS (3 DELEGATES OR MORE)
Standard Registration both days €445

Charity/Student Registration both days €295

Charity/Student Registration single day €225

Standard Registration single day €295

Venue

VENUE INFO

 

 

Address

  • Address: 253 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Martin, 75010 Paris, France
  • Tel: +33 1 40 05 05 00


How to reach the venue from Charles de Gaulle Airport (GDC): Take a train RER or TGV or a Coach from the airport to Gare du Nord station terminal. The journey takes around 40 mins. From Gare du Nord you can take the metro to Stalingrad or Louis Blanc Metro Station. From either metro station is a few minutes’ walk to the venue.

How to reach the venue from Orly Airport (ORY): There is an airport train link called OrlyVal (funicular), which connects the terminals at Orly Airport with the RER station at Antony. This is an approximate 7-minute journey and the Orlyval runs between 0600 and 2335 and trains depart every 5-7 minutes.

From Antony station you can take the RER B line train to Gare du Nord, which takes approx. 1 hour.

There are no intercity rail options between Orly Airport to Gare du Nord. From Gare du Nord you can take the metro to Stalingrad or Louis Blanc Metro Station. From either metro station is a few minutes’ walk to the venue.

How to reach us Gare du Nord – arriving by Eurostar or other train companies: You can reach our venue in about 20 minutes by foot from the Gare du Nord station. Alternatively, you can take the metro to the following stations: Station Stalingrad or Station Louis Blanc from where you can reach the venue in a few minutes’ walk.

 

Station Stalingrad à 150 mètres (2 minutes)
Station Jaurès a 350 mètres (4 minutes)
Station n°1003680 rue de l‘Aqueduc à 160 mètres (2 minutes)
Station n°19003 3 quai de la Seine à 230 mètres (3 minutes)
Station n°10031 48 rue Louis Blanc à 320 mètres (4 minutes)
Station Stalingrad à 150 mètres (2 minutes)
Station Jaurès a 350 mètres (4 minutes)
Station Paris/Faubourg-Saint-Martin/ 10 rue du Faubourg Saint Martin à 50 mètres (1 minutes)
Station Paris/Château Landon/ 52, rue de Château Landon à 190 mètres (2 minutes)
Station Paris/Flandre/ 6 , avenue de Flandre à 240 mètres (3 minutes)
Station Stalingrad à 150 mètres (2 minutes)
Station Louis Blanc à 260 mètres (3 minutes)
Parking ZenPark Paris-Stalingrad, 147 boulevard de la Villette à 120 mètres (2 minutes)Payant 171 places Tél. 0811 69 06 06
Station Louis Blanc à 260 mètres (3 minutes)
Station Jaurès a 350 mètres (4 minutes)
Parking OnePark Ibis Gare du Nord 197 Rue la Fayette à 300 mètres (3 minutes)Payant 87 places Tél. 0 811 69 25 25
Station Gare du Nord à 850 mètres (9 minutes)
Parking ZenPark Paris - Quai de la Seine 23 rue de Tange à 450 mètres (5 minutes)Payant 131 places Tél. 0811 69 06 06
Station Magenta à 900 mètres (10 minutes)
Station Gare du Nord à 850 mètres (9 minutes)

 

Registration Fees

15% OFF FOR GROUPS (3 DELEGATES OR MORE)

6th December 2018 London


Standard Registration both days €445

Charity/Student Registration both days €295

Charity/Student Registration single day €225

Standard Registration single day €295

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Registration Fees

5th to 6th November 2020 – Paris, France

15% OFF FOR GROUPS (3 DELEGATES OR MORE)
Standard Registration both days €445

Charity/Student Registration both days €295

Charity/Student Registration single day €225

Standard Registration single day €295

Photo gallery

 

Photos from our 2nd Positive Psychology in Practice Conference, 24th to 25th October 2019 in Utrecht, Netherlands

 

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