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Generative AI and Intercultural Communication: What’s in for the Trainers?

Just over a year ago, the world was introduced to ChatGPT, sparking excitement around terms like ‘Generative AI’ or ‘Large Language Models’. This groundbreaking technology is not just a buzzword but a breakthrough that is reshaping industries in profound ways.

In an inspiring conversation, I had a chance to interview Dr. Stephan Ruppert, who has successfully integrated this innovative technology into the fabric of his work as an Intercultural Communication trainer and lecturer. But his efforts extend beyond this, Dr. Ruppert is on a mission to empower his peers in the field, teaching them how to harness the potential of AI tools such as ChatGPT and Midjourney in their professional lives, under the brand of Linking Cultures.

The Greening of SIETAR

Team behind the SIETAR Europa 2024 Congress Sustainability initiative shares their approach on making the upcoming June conference in Lille more green and climate-friendly.

Chinese New Year Special: Enter the Dragon and Other Zodiac Signs

Does Western world understand Chinese New Year right? Gabor Holch expertly guides us through the maze of the centuries-long symbols, so everyone could fully appreciate the celebrations, taking place from February 10th to February 24th.

Living within diversities. Cultures and new complexities. An international conference by Fondazione Intercultura. Florence, April 4-6, 2024

At a time of globalisation and of multiple cross-cultural influences how can we learn to communicate in an effective and culturally sensitive way in our complex societies? Which competencies are required? How can we face and cope with cultural uncertainty?

Are we moving towards a “liquid” concept of culture? How can young people be educated to cope with so many intertwined cultural differences within a complex society?

To answer these questions, join a conference organised by Fondazione Intercultura in the beautiful city of Florence from April 4 to 6, 2024.

Three reasons why expat jobs will never be the same

What is the future of expatriate jobs? Gabor Holch believes they will become fewer, harder and require much more specific profiles. Read the full article to find out why and what decision-makers can do about it.


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