GOALS  of 

  • To enhance awareness of intercultural issues in all interactions
  • To facilitate communication and respect between and among people of different cultures
  • To improve intercultural relations, both domestic and global
  • To encourage the highest standards of ethics and conduct among intercultural specialists according to the SIETAR-USA Living Code of Ethical Behavior (learn more)
  • To promote the exchange of information, knowledge, and expertise in the intercultural field


The future of SIETAR USA depends on its members to support its mission and to provide the leadership to guide the organization. To that end, we are issuing the 2019 Call for Nominations for the Board of Directors of SIETAR USA. We invite you to become involved by nominating yourself or another candidate. Click here to download the call for nominations!

Nominations due to the Chair of the Nominations Committee by November 5, 2019

“It is in your hands to create a better world for all who live in it.”
- Nelson Mandela

JOIN SIETAR USA for the 2019 Conference

We are excited to be in Atlanta, GA USA
at the Airport Marriott Gateway Hotel.


October 30-November 2, 2019,
From Adversity to Diversity: The Role of the Interculturalist

Master Workshop information is now available
Now available, the list of concurrent sessions by track.

appreciates the support of its
2019 Conference Sponsors and Exhibitors


Get involved! Get a conference discount! Volunteer to help at the conference.

SIETAR USA Conference Volunteers enjoy being part of the action as well as helping the conference work smoothly and assisting their colleagues as well as the conference organizers.

The deadline for applying to volunteer is September 16th, 2019.

Click here for more information!


Mix, mingle and magnanimously add treasures from around the world for our Silent Auction tables!

SIETAR USA conference participants always enjoy finding unique and useful items at the annual Silent Auction, so donate now and be sure to come by! We thank you for your generosity in supporting our scholarship program.

Deadline for donations is October 16th, 2019.

Spotlight on Ethics

The SIETAR USA Ethics Committee and Chair are responsible for the coordination of educational activities designed to support the understanding of and participation in the LIVING CODE. As part of these efforts, the committee presents Critical Incidents to encourage discussion of ethical issues. To participate in these discussions, please visit the Ethics Critical Incidents posted on the Critical Incidents page.

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