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

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


September 26, 2019!

We are excited to be in Atlanta, GA USA at the Airport Marriott Gateway Hotel.
Conference dates are October 30-November 2, 2019,
and the theme for this year’s conference is: 

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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Wild Apricot theme design and development by Webbright