We invite you to save the date of the Fifth International Conference on Wellbeing at Work hosted by French National Research and Safety Institute (INRS) and organised with the support of Partnership for European Research in Occupational Safety and Health (PEROSH) and its Wellbeing and Work Project Group. In line with a series of conferences held in Finland, United Kingdom, Denmark and Netherlands, it will take place in Paris, Issy-les-Moulineaux.

22-23-24 May 2019

Palais des Congrès d’Issy
25 Avenue Victor Cresson
Metro Line 12, Mairie d'Issy Station

Important dates

  • Call for papers
    19 April 2018
  • Abstract submission deadline
    15 October 2018
  • Notification to authors
    15 December 2018
  • Conference
    22 to 24 May 2019


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Conference objectives

In a context of rapid technological developments and organisational evolutions, the very nature of work is changing. The aims of this conference are to share state-of-the-art knowledge, best practices and innovations, from very specific and specialised pieces of research to very pragmatic industrial practices, in order to provide a coherent research agenda on wellbeing at work. A broad range of disciplines will explore wellbeing at work approaches, methods and cultural contexts.

Main topics

Influence of diverse working conditions (environment) and changes on wellbeing

  • New forms of organisation: diversity in organisational choices
  • Role of leadership and management styles and practices
  • Restructuring workplaces
  • Social and workplace innovations
  • Technological innovations and wellbeing at work (eHealth, mHealth)
  • Flexible arrangements
  • Inclusive workplace environment
  • Demographic changes
  • Resilience of organisations
  • Good jobs
  • Purposeful work Digitalisation and wellbeing (platform & gig economy, hyperconnectivity, ...)
  • Psychosocial and physical work conditions

Wellbeing of different groups of workers

  • Gender diversity
  • Vitality (ageing workforce, workers with chronic diseases, mobility)
  • Mental health
  • Physical health
  • Resilience of workers

Interventions and industrial practices to promote wellbeing at work

  • Innovation
  • Psychosocial, technological, behavioural intervention
  • Workplace health promotion
  • Integrated approaches for health

Audience concerned

Researchers, experts and practitioners in human and social sciences, occupational health, physiology, psychology and more generally all OSH actors who may be interested in this multi-disciplinary conference.

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Conference structure

Two and a half days with parallel sessions. Sessions with invited speakers and speakers selected for oral or poster presentations. The official language of the conference is English, simultaneous translation to French will be provided during the oral presentations in the amphitheatre, mainly for keynotes speakers.