SIETAR USA Conference Special Events

Schedule subject to change. Updated August 15, 2017

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

6:00PM - 7:00PM

After the Master Workshops, plan to attend the Opening Session for an orientation to SIETAR USA and the conference, meet the scholarship winners, and have fun engaging in an activity designed by Thiagi. 

7:00PM – 9:00PM

Join friends and colleagues at the opening reception in the courtyard of the Crowne Plaza Hotel. 

Thursday, 19 October 2017

6:30-7:30 AM

Start the day with yoga led by Julia-Gaspar Bates.

8:30 AM (and the rest of the day)

Browse and bid the Silent Auction.

8:45-9:00 AM

Special announcements and remarks by the co-chairs—not to be missed!

9:00-9:15 AM

Tributes to 3 pioneers in the intercultural field: Paul Pedersen, Ed Stuart, and Gary Weaver.

9:15-10:15 AM

Opening Keynote Address: Carlos Cortes: Toward a 21st-century Interculturalism: Reflections of a Cranky Old Historian.

1:00-4:50 PM

Assessment Carousel: Explore the best of the intercultural assessment instruments with authors and experts.

1:00-6:00 PM

Meet the Author: Craig Storti and talk with him about his newly published book: The Art of Doing Business Across Cultures.

6:10-8:30 PM

Dine Around

8:30-10:00 PM

End your day by joining us for coffee and cake and a discussion with the Mexican Consul General to San Diego, Ambassador Marcela Celorio.

Friday, 20 October 2017

6:30-7:30 AM

Start your day with Global Dance led by Sue Shinomiya

8:00-9:00 AM

Breakfast and Business Meeting

All Day

Silent Auction; and Craig Storti will be present.

9:00-10:00 AM

Track Plenaries: Kelli McLoud-Schingen, Leeva Chung, Doug Stuart

3:30-5:00 PM

Fireside Chat with Harry and Pola Triandis

6:30-11:00 PM

Gala Banquet and Dance

Saturday, 21 October 2017

6:30-7:30 AM

Start your day with Quigong led by Lillian Tsai; or take a historical walk to the Presidio with Donald Hill.

4:00-5:15 PM

Spotlight Closing Event

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