Livingstone Thompson is an experienced intercultural trainer with specialism in world religions and interreligious dialogue ...
Head of Programme Committee
Livingstone Thompson is an experienced intercultural trainer with specialism in world religions and interreligious dialogue and conflict resolution. He has worked with a variety of international companies delivering training in cultural competence and leading global virtual teams. In his over twenty years of involvement in education and training at local and international levels, Livingstone has traveled to over 50 countries. From his experience, gained in cross-cultural contexts, he brings both common sense and critical learning to the areas of intercultural communication, cultural competence training and diversity management.
Dr. Marie-Thérèse Claes, PhD, is a professor of cross-cultural management at Louvain School of Management, ...
Head of Academic Track
Dr. Marie-Thérèse Claes, PhD, is a professor of cross-cultural management at Louvain School of Management, University of Louvain, and at AIT (Asian Institute of Technology) in Thailand. In addition, she holds guest professorships at several other universities in Europe, Asia, and the United States of America, and has been Dean of the Faculty of Business at the Asian University Thailand. Marie-Thérèse is also consultant and coach for relocation, diversity management, and global leadership. She is a former president of International Association of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management (IACCM) the Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research (SIETAR Europa), and the European Women’s Management Development International Network (EWMD), a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and a Fulbright and a Japan Foundation alumni.
Marlies is an experienced communications advisor and coach, with specialism in interculturalism and storytelling ...
Marlies van Exter
Head of Congress Assistance Committee
Marlies is an experienced communications advisor and coach, with specialism in interculturalism and storytelling. She lived, studied and worked abroad for almost 20 years. Mainly in Brazil, but also in Suriname, South Africa, Argentina, Chile, England, the United States and recently Palestine.
Indian-French language and cultural expert/ Professor FLE Alliance française de Bombay. I work with expats coming ...
Head of Pre-congress Workshops Committee
Indian-French language and cultural expert/ Professor FLE Alliance française de Bombay. I work with expats coming to India and Indians going to the U.S and Europe. I teach French, English and spoken Hindi. Teaching languages is my forte but cultural sensitization and intercultural communication is a major part of my workshops. I’m keen on taking cultural awareness forward in India.
Head of Registration Committee
Project manager and Scrum Master in multicultural/remote IT projects in a global company. M.A. Intercultural Communication and Cooperation. Interest in academic research of multicultural, remote and agile teams in particular which are relevant/beneficial for practice.
Papa Balla Ndong, from Senegal, is a Human Migration Expert and holds a Masters degree in International Migration from ...
Papa Balla Ndong
Papa Balla Ndong, from Senegal, is a Human Migration Expert and holds a Masters degree in International Migration from the faculty of Psychology, University of Valencia. He has worked in Solans Lawyers Office, specializing in Foreign Law and participated in training courses in the General Council of the Spanish Judicial Power (CGPJ). Currently he performs the following charges: President of the Alternative Forum on Immigration, Coordinator of the Citizens Assembly Against Racism, Accredited Intercultural Mediator from Valencia Government, General Secretary of SOS Racisme Pais Valencia, Vice President of the Local Council of Immigration and Interculturality of the City of Valencia.
Intercultural and Soft Skills Trainer, Video Games-based Learning Expert, Researcher, Diversity and Inclusion Consultant.
Intercultural and Language Faculty. Creating and conducting Business English and Intercultural communication ...
Intercultural and Language Faculty. Creating and conducting Business English and Intercultural communication courses in TCS. Designing language and culture courses, digitizing content, planning the curriculum based on business requirements. Also coordinating other language requirements (training/translation).