Thanks for spreading the word Vas!

As usual Vas is too humble, he too is one of our speakers and will be honored with the ICCM Innovation award for his work with X-Culture. In addition, there are many more excellent speakers including:

  *   Simon Caldecott

CEO of Piper Aircraft

  *   Carolyn Fennel

Senior Executive from Orlando International Airport – The World’s First Culturally Competent Airport

  *   Huatong Sun

Author of Cross-Cultural Technology Design. Creating Culture-Sensitive Technology for Local Users.

  *   Sonya Kaleel,

Expatriate and Mobility expert from Aperian Global – the creators of GlobeSmart

  *   Michele Gelfand

Culture expert from the University of Maryland

  *   Dr. Jill Tarter

Director of Research of SETI, the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence

In addition, you will have the opportunity to work with the Buzz Aldrin Space Institute (BASI) to help design the organizational culture strategy for the first Mars colony. The outcome of this workshop will be used to drive the research agenda for BASI.

I hope to see many of you at the Summit. You can learn more here:

Take care,


Dr. Richard Griffith
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Florida Institute of Technology

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Subject: [AIB-L] Corss-Cultural Summit in Orlando, FL (with "THE" Buzz Aldrin and Fons Trompenaars)

Dear AIB Colleagues,

The annual Cross-Cultural Summit hosted by the Institute for Cross-Cultural Management of Florida Institute of Technology is this year
MARCH 22-24, 2018.

The keynote spears are

Buzz Aldrin, the Buzz who walked on the Moon as an astronaut of the Apollo 11 mission

Fons Trompeanars, the author of the book “Riding the Waves of Culture” and the model of culture that is known as “the Trompenaars Model of culture”.

Target Audience

·        Global executives and leaders

·        Learning and development professionals

·        Diversity and inclusion professionals

·        Military and government researchers

·        Academic experts

·        Students

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Registration deadline: January 4

Dr. Vas Taras
Associate Professor
Bryan School of Business and Economics
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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POB 26165, Greensboro, NC 27402-6165
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