Here is a list of the regular events hosted by the World Council on Intercultural and Global Competence:
Annual Virtual Global Symposium
2023 Global Symposium
The 2023 Global Symposium will be held virtually in October 2023 on the topic of Assessing Intercultural Competence. Watch for more details!
The World Council on Intercultural and Global Competence held its inaugural Global Symposium on October 3, 2022 which featured keynote presentations from Robert O’Dowd, Keiko Ikeda, and Stephanie Doscher. Sponsors included Gazelle International and Global Inclusion.
Annual Global Forum
2023 Global Forum
The 2023 Global Forum of the World Council on Intercultural and Global Competence is May 24-25, 2023 and will feature a keynote from Gert Jan Hofstede, along with other speakers. Watch for more details coming soon!
The World Council on Intercultural and Global Competence held its inaugural Global Forum on March 7-8, 2022 featuring keynote speakers Fons Trompenaars, Craig Storti, Veronica Boix Mansilla and Michael Byram, along with Darla K. Deardorff. As part of the Forum, UNESCO made a special presentation on UNESCO Story Circles. With participants and speakers from around the world, this virtual two-day event also featured a research forum. Sponsors included Diamond Sponsor Podium Education and Gold Sponsor Value Learning.
View the 2022 Global Forum program >
Virtual Global Meet-Ups
Virtual gatherings of the entire World Council community and anyone interested in intercultural and global competence – occurs twice a year, usually May and November
Virtual Networking Events
Connect with others across languages, disciplines and cultures around intercultural and global competence, there are held periodically throughout the year
Monthly Speakers and Meetings
Monthly speakers and meetings are regular events through the 20+ working groups
Be sure to join World Council’s Workplace to connect with others across languages, cultures and disciplines, to learn about upcoming events and opportunities, to post about intercultural resources, and to engage in the working groups.