IÉSEG Hosted 2019 IACCM-IÉSEG Research and Practitioner Congress

From October 31st until November 2nd, IÉSEG Center for Intercultural Engagement hosted a joint research congress with the International Association of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management (IACCM), at its Paris La Défense campus.

The theme of the event, which brought together some 140 scholars, trainers and practitioners from 25 different countries, was Intercultural competencies for a disruptive VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) world: exploring creativity, innovation, resilience and resistance in intercultural research, training and management.

The congress aimed to encourage dialogue between its participants, allowing them to contribute valuable insights and to explore together new and creative ways of promoting and embedding intercultural competence in organizations and to managing in a VUCA world.

Grant Douglas, who is charge of the intercultural communication track at IÉSEG and co-director of ICIE, notes:

Thank you so much for the wonderful organization of the IACCM-IESEG conference in Paris !

Dr. Martina Gaisch, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria 

Congratulations on successfully running the conference. I am very glad that I could participate as a presenter…. The conference was well attended and I received valuable feedback from my fellow participants. The interactive presentations were unique.

Sivakumar Venkataramany Professor of International Business, Burton D. Morgan Chair Professor of Business Enterprise, Ashland University

I would like to take the opportunity to thank you for an enjoyable and thought provoking conference.

Dr. Eva Kipnis, Sheffield University Management School

Please find below some pictures of the event:


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IÉSEG Hosted 2019 IACCM-IÉSEG Research and Practitioner Congress