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


Having received no additional nominations by petition by the December 2, 2019 deadline, the slate of candidates for the SIETAR USA Board of Directors is now declared 'final' and requires ratification by SIETAR USA members in good standing.  You may read about the candidates on the slate and review their statements of interest by clicking here

Deadline to submit comments and/or feedback regarding the slate is December 18, 2019.

The future of SIETAR USA depends on its members to support its mission and to provide the leadership to guide the organization. These candidates will serve for the term January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022. 

To see the complete Election timeline, click here.

“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.

Registration is CLOSED.

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

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.


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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