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

The Call for Proposals is now closed. Registration is opening soon.
We are excited to be in Atlanta, GA USA at the Airport Marriott Gateway Hotel. The theme for this year’s conference is: From Adversity to Diversity: The Role of the Interculturalist. 
Master Workshop information is now available. Be prepared to register for your choice when registration opens.

Find the CFP here:

Application deadline: August 15, 2019

Who? First-time attendees who are registered students or employees and volunteers at a community-based non-profit organization. You must be willing to volunteer 4 - 7 hours at the conference, depending on award amount.

What? Scholarships are sponsored by SIETAR USA as well as 3 independently financed Legacy Scholarships honoring former SIETAR members: Robin Bragge, Kyoung-Ah Nam, and R Michael Paige. Full details are available on the SUSA website as well at

Application links:
SIETAR USA Scholarships
Robin Bragge Minnesota LGBT Interculturalist Scholarship award
Kyoung-Ah Nam Scholarship award   R Michael Paige Scholarship award

News & Updates

Thank our Saturday Seminar Sponsors


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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