Keynote Speaker

Prof. Christoph Barmeyer

Full Professor/ Chair Holder at Universität Passau. His main research interests are :

  • synergistic intercultural management,
  • intercultural competencies and learning & development,
  • organizational culture and international transfer,
  • institutional and cultural aspects of French and German Business Systems.

He has published over 160 journal articles, books, book chapters, and conference papers in German, French and English.
Christoph also works as an intercultural consultant and teaches in several master’s programmes worldwide, especially at French universities and “Grandes Ecoles”.
He has served also on the board of SIETAR Germany and is member of the Chair Diversity & Management at the University Paris-Dauphine.

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Academic Research Panel Moderator

Prof. Marie-Thérèse Claes

Cross-cultural professor (Louvain School of Management, AIT Asian Institute of Technology and several University and Management schools in Europe and Asia), consultant and coach.

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 Panelist & Workshop Co-Presenter

Russell Harlow

Director of Global Resourcing at TMA World

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Prof. Pesche Eigenmann

International Relations Office, BFH Bern University of Applied Sciences

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Prof. Samer Nakhle

Dean Faculty of Business Administration AZM University – Lebanon, currently forming SIETAR MEA

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Session Presenter

Prof. Yih-Teen Lee

Full Professor IESE Business School: Identity configuration Home, Host and Global

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Master of Ceremony and Session Presenter

Matthew Hill

Senior intercultural trainer, author and profesionnal speaker: How to sell CCT

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Interactive Workshop Facilitator

Samuel van den Bergh

Professor at Zurich University of Applied Science and CEO at Van den Bergh Thiagi GmbH, Member of SIETAR Switzerland

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Migration Focus Point Workshop Facilitator

Joe Kearns

Leader, SIETAR Europa Special Interest Group (SIG) on Migration, Director at Carmine Training, Former Member of the Board at SIETAR Europa.

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Country Navigator Workshop Co-Presenter

Chris Wood

Head of Learning Solutions at TMA World

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