Upcoming events

Autumn 2020

Virtual Events from around the SIETAR Global Network


Dear Members,

We are excited to share with you the carefully curated list of virtual events that are taking place around the SIETAR Global Network throughout Autumn 2020, as well as some other intercultural events that we think you may enjoy. We hope that this will provide you with a good quality edutainment.



SIETAR EU Anti-racism Learning Event“Taking Another Look in the Rear-View Mirror” by Susan Holm. 23 September, 18-19:30pm CET. Register here.

Monthly Global Dexterity Meetup by Professor Andy Molinsky.
24 September 2020, 18:00-19:15 BST. Register here. Topic: Relationships across cultures.

It’s worth noting that this regular meetup is a fun, intellectual & collaborative forum to discuss important articles and ideas in the intercultural field. Next date & time TBC. We suggest you follow Melissa Hahn on LinkedIn for further updates.


SIETAR USA are bringing their 2020 conference to a virtual space. It will be delivered over five days, October 8-13. The theme is:
Moving Ahead: Learning from the Global Crisis. For more information visit the conference website.

Building Resilience with Cultural Intelligence for a VUCA World, by Lucy Butters (Elembee Ltd).
14 October, 10:00-11:30 BST. Register here.

SIETAR EU Webinar: “Skills 4.0 – Soft, but Hard to Get: Impact of Digitization on Training and Leadership” by Dr. Nina Dziatzko.
15 October, 18:00-19:00 CET. Register here.

SIETAR Switzerland has switched its 2020 congress to a virtual format. Sessions will spread from October 23 to November 28.  More details, including the programme and registration are available here.

SIETAR EU Virtual Coffee Break: “How do we teach Artificial Intelligence not to discriminate in the recruitment process? by Camilla Deghert and Gradiola Kapaj. 27 October, 11:00-11:40 CET. Register here.


SIETAR EU Webinar: “How History Builds Values: Delivering Culture-Specific Training – a Focus on Brazil” by Mariana de Oliveira Barros and Adrienne Sweetwater. 12 November, 18:00-19:00 CET. Register here.

SIETAR EU Virtual Coffee Break: “What are your experiences of conducting cross-cultural workshops for the “social media generation” by Kalaivani Mattern and Camilla Deghert. 25 November, 11:00-11:40 CET. Register here.


SIETAR EU Virtual Coffee Break: “What creative methods could we use in the intercultural training evaluation process for the full illustration of the ROI?” by Gabriela Weglowska and Gradiola Kapaj. 15 December, 11:00-11:40 CET. Register here.

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We are the UK’s leading society for intercultural education, training, and research.

Our main purpose is to build a strong network of interculturalists in the UK with activities ranging from conferences, professional development, networking events, and job offers.

As a not-for-profit organisation, we are solely run by a Board of volunteers who are experienced in and passionate about everything intercultural.

We’re always looking for an extra pair of hands to help SIETAR UK grow. If you want to join the team, share an idea or write a blog for us, then drop us a note.


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+ discounted or free SIETAR UK events
+ access to the SIETAR UK interculturalist database
work, training and recruiting opportunities via the SIETAR UK job board
+ regular networking opportunities
+ discounts on SIETAR events worldwide
+ opportunities to participate in special interest groups
+ a chance to share experiences and best practices
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+ 10% discount on cultureQs accreditation programmes
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