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DISCOVER – LEARN – SHARE: The Events & Membership Committee, as well as all the SIETAR Europa board, are happy to announce SIETAR EUROPA’s Webinar Events Calendar for 2016. The webinars program has been planned thanks to the availability of presenters and the number of proposals we received.

The Events & Membership Committee organised 8 webinars with speakers from many different countries; more than 200 participants attended the webinars – thank you very much! And in 2016 we hope that even more of you will attend.

Recordings of our webinars can found on our SIETAR Europa YouTube Channel here! We are constantly uploading past webinars as well! We also have a Global SIETAR Events calendar, don´t miss checking it out here!

Th calendar for 2016 presents a wide range of themes from a truly international panel of presenters.


The SIETAR Europa 2016 webinar program is as follows:


  • June 27th 2016, Monday, at 17.00 – 18.00 pm (CET)
    Speaker:          Fredrik Fogelberg
    Topic:              “Leading global remote teams
    Click here to watch the recording on Youtube
    Click on the icon on the right to download an article by Fredrik Fogelberg on Virtual teams: download

  • September, 13th 2016, Tuesday at 15.00 – 16.00 pm (CET)
    Speaker:          Dr. Olga Kovbasyuk
    Topic:              “How to do business with Russians
    Click here to watch the recording on Youtube

  • November, 22nd 2016, Tuesday at 17.00 – 18.00 pm (CET)
    Speaker:          Dr. George Simons
    Topic:              “Digesting paradigm shifts in intercultural thought & practice”


Don´t miss this learning opportunity and schedule our webinars: DISCOVER – LEARN – SHARE!

Wishing you an inspiring learning opportunity with SIETAR Europa webinars 2016!


The Events & Membership Committee

Maura Di Mauro (SIETAR Italy)
Saskia Lackner (SIETAR Austria)
Linda Vignac (SIETAR France)
Barbara Covarrubias Venegas (SIETAR Austria)
Agnieszka Kotucz (SIETAR Polska)
Anna Zelno (SIETAR Spain)




This was the 2015 SIETAR Europa webinar programme:

Monday, February 16th and Wednesday, February 18th 2015 at 19.00 – 20.30 (CET)
   Yvonne van der Pol: “Tacit knowledge, culture and informal learning"
  Click here to watch the recording on Youtube


Monday, March 16th 2015 at 19.00 – 20.00 (CET)
   Anja Gnaedig: “Sales Skills for the Intercultural Trainer"
   Click here to watch the recording on Youtube


Wednesday, April 8th 2015 at 18.00 – 19.00 (CET)
   Ruth Trojan: “Lost and Found in connection: challenges and opportunities of virtual teams
   You can download the slides used during the webinar by clicking here:  download


Tuesday, May 12th 2015 at 19.00 – 20.00 (CET)
   Matthew Hill: “Negotiating Across Cultures. The 7 most costly mistakes companies make
   You can watch a recording of the webinar (due to technical issues the video appears only towards the end, but the audio is complete) by clicking here


Monday, June 15th 2015 at 18.00 – 19.30 (CET)
   Steffi Bärmann: “Home is where … International Career Coaching"
   Click here to watch the recording on Youtube


Thursday, July 16th 2015 at 15.00 – 16.00 (CET)
   Sven Dinklage: “The FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil – An intercultural perspective"
   Click here to watch the recording on Youtube     You can download the materials here and here.


Monday, September 21st 2015 at 21.00 – 22.00 (CET)
   Maura Di Mauro: “The X-Y integration - why and how for the success of the company strategies and results"
   Click here to watch the recording on Youtube


Monday, October 5th 2015 at 18.00 – 19.00 (CET)
   Barbara Gibson: “Turning Failure into Competence: The Role of Response-to-Failure Patterns"
   We are sorry to inform you that due to a technical problem the recording of this session is not available. If you are curious about the topic and you weren’t able to attend this webinar, feel free to contact the speaker directly for further information at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


This was the 2014 SIETAR Europa webinar programme:

10th April: 3.00 – 4.30 pm (CET)
   “Do Italians still exist?
   By Roberto Ruffino
   Click here to watch the recording on Youtube


6th May: 6.00 – 7.00 pm (CET)
   “How culture affects the stages of negotiation
   By George Simons
   Click here to watch the recording on Youtube


3rd June: 7.00 – 8.30 pm (CET) (1st session)
9th June: 7.00 – 8.30 pm (CET) (2nd session)
   “Intercultural Effectiveness = Connect x Perform x Enjoy
   By Ursula Brinkmann, Juanita Wijnands and Yvonne van der Pol
   Click here to watch the recording on Youtube


26th June: 7.00 – 8.30 pm (CET)
   Livingstone Thompson: “Religion and economic success
   Click here to watch the recording on Youtube


10th September: 6.00 pm – 7.00 pm (CET)
   Rudi Camerer and Judith Mader: “Language: Source of all misunderstanding
   Click on the link below to watch a recording of the webinar:


26th November: 8.00 – 9.00 pm (CET)
   By David Trickey
  “The X-factor- why successful corporate expats need to be magically in two places at the same time (and how to do it)
    Click here to watch the recording on Youtube


The Events & Membership Commitee, as well all the SIETAR Europa board, is thankful to Matthew Hill and his Intercultural Training Channel for the technical support and coordination that he is offering free of charge to SIETAR Europa.

matthewhill1  Intercultural training channel



Have a look at these other recordings of SIETAR webinars

Coaching Across Cultures with Philippe Rosinski

New Software of the Mind 2010 Edition with Geert Hofstede

Setting up a Cross-cultural Training Program with Barry Tomalin

Cultural Factors in International Business with Richard Lewis

Resistance Is a Bowl of Cherries with George Simons