Join us for the 2020 SIETAR USA Conference in Omaha, Nebraska!

October 7- 11, 2020

"Mind, Culture and Society"

From artificial intelligence to cybersecurity to virtual reality, people are compelled to adapt to rapidly changing technologies, which presents challenges to the individual, communities, and society as a whole. Please join us in the 'Heartland of America' for the 2020 SIETAR USA National Conference, where we'll explore the impact of new technologies on the work of interculturalists throughout the world.

The 2020 conference theme is "Mind, Culture and Society". Our three educational pillars include:

Mind: Leveraging Neuroscience. Scientists studying the brain have applied their findings to many areas of human interaction. Neuroscience research is increasing our understanding of the mind in such areas as prejuidice and bias. What can we learn from them that applies to our work?

Culture: Foundational Innovation. The foundation for the work of interculturalsts is culture. What is the most recent thinking about culture? What innovative ways have been developed to facilitate people learning about culture? How does culture express itself in the work we do? In the leadership of world organizations?

Society: Dynamic Intersections. The impact of social media and the Internet on institutions such as education, religion, and politics affects us all. Interculturalists can use modern technology to play an important role in bridging society's schisms such as: rural / urban, race, gender, sexual orientation, immigrant / citizen status, and religion, among others.

Our educational offerings will be focused in Education, Training or Research in these areas. The Call for Proposals (CFP) is tentatively scheduled to be issued in the first calendar quarter of 2020. Start thinking about your topic of choice, and get ready to submit!

We hope you'll plan to join us in Omaha for a conference designed to support you with stimulating thinking, inspiring insights, expanding skills and renewing commitments—we will work together to explore important questions and seek avenues of human connection.

The 2020 Conference Venue:

Hilton Omaha

1001 Cass Street

Omaha, NE 68102-1152

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Wild Apricot theme design and development by Webbright