Upcoming Events

Austin Board of Realtors Course 

Topic: How to Future-Proof Your Career in a Globally Shifting World
Presentation Date:
Monday, October 2, 2017
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: ABoR North Cedar Park
1120 Cottonwood Creek Trl
Building B, Ste. 220
Cedar Park, Tx 78613
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International Practice Management Association (IPMA) Conference 

Topic: Access to Culture: 6 Keys to Successful Cross-Cultural Interaction
Presentation Date:
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Location: JW MARRIOTT New Orleans 
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
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SIETAR USA 17th Annual Conference

Topic: Intercultural Mentoring as a Path to Socio-Professional Integration and Development for Immigrants
Date:
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Presentation Date: 2:40 to 3:40 pm (PST)
Location: San Diego, California
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OSU Global Leadership Initiative

Topic: Dining Etiquette Dinner
Presentation Date: Monday, October 30, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: TBD
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Austin Board of Realtors Course 

Topic: How to Future-Proof Your Career in a Globally Shifting World
Presentation Date:
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: ABoR South
11200 Manchaca Road
Ste. 301
Austin, TX 78748
South Training Room
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Quickbooks Connect Conference 2017

Date: November 16 -17, 2017
Location: San Jose Convention Center
San Jose, California
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Austin Board of Realtors Course 

Presentation Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Austin Board of REALTORS
4800 Spicewood Springs Road
Austin, TX 78759
Auditorium C
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Recent Events

Brian Jones Boys and Girls Clubs of the Austin Area Annual Etiquette Dinner

Topic: Modern Table Manners and Dining Etiquette
Presentation Date:
 Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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Sixth Annual Texas-EU Business Summit 2017
Cultural Competency and International Collaboration 2020


Date: 
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Time:
7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: 
University of Texas, Austin
San Jacinto Residence/Event Hall
309 E. 21 st Street
Austin TX 78705
Topic: What skills will companies need to work successfully with international counterparts—now and in the future? New organizational models will require strong global relationships. European & US industry leaders highlight certain skills as increasingly important for businesspeople applying cultural knowledge in rapidly shifting landscapes. An expert panel will discuss the evolution of cultural competency.
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Society of Government Meeting Professionals,
Texas Lone Star Capital Chapter

Topic: Modern Business Manners & Networking Enrichment
Date: Thursday, April 13, 2017
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Holiday Inn,
6000 Middle Fiskville Road
Austin TX 78752
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The Big Ten Academic Alliance Fourth Annual Summit
Exploring Engagement and Integration of Students
Hosted By Ohio State University
Two Day Conference: April 6-7, 2017

Topic: The Future of Work 2020 and Community Engagement
Presentation Date: Thursday, April 6,2017
Time: 12:35 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.
Location: Fawcett Center
2400 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43210

Topic: The Future Dynamic For Cross-Cultural Partnerships:
Trust, Respect, and Endurance
Presentation Date: Thursday, April 6,2017
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Office of International Affairs
2050 Tuttle Park Place
Columbus, Ohio 43210

Topic: Cultural Competence: Applied Knowledge
Presentation Date: Friday, April 7,2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
Location:Fawcett Center
2400 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43210

Topic: Where Do You Go From Here?
Other Assessments, Inventories, and Profiles
Presentation Date: Friday, April 7,2017
Time: 9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Location: Fawcett Center
2400 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43210
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OSU Global Leadership Initiative

Topic: Dining Etiquette Dinner
Date: Monday, March 27, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: OSU Faculty Club
2nd Floor
181 Oval Dr. South,
Columbus, OH 43210
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Advantage Dubai Luncheon Seminar

Topic: Dubai Economic Briefing
Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Time: 11:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Headliners Club
20nd Floor McBee Room
221 W Sixth Street,
Austin, TX 78701
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World Affairs Council of Austin,
Austin Business Professional Series: Inaugural Event

Topic: Modern Dining Etiquette & Manners
Date: Monday, January 25, 2017
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse
107 W 6th Street,

Austin, TX 78701
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Executive Women in the Texas Government
2016 Annual Professional Development Conference
Two-Day Conference: November 20-21, 2016

Topic: How to Future-Proof Your Career in a Globally Shifting World
Presentation Date:
 Monday, November 21, 2016
Time: 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
Location: Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel, Spa and Conference Center
1001 E. McCarty Lane
San Marcos, Texas 78666
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Westlake Chamber of Commerce Interactive Course

Topic: Email & Social Media Etiquette
Presentation Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Laura Bush Community Library
9411 FM 2244
Austin, TX 78733
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SIETAR USA 16th Annual Conference
Four-Day Conference: November 9-12, 2016

TED-style Talk: Gogo Boots and GoPros: Bridging the Intergenerational Disconnect 
Presentation Date: Friday, November 11, 2016
Time: 4:15 pm -6:15 pm
Location: Hyatt Regency, Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Style & Standards: Festive Fashion and Party Protocol

Topic: Fashion and Etiquette for the upcoming holiday season. 
Presentation Date: Sunday, October 23, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Sharon Schweitzer Robinson’s residence (Austin, TX 78735)
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American Marketing Association Austin Chapter Monthly Luncheon

Topic: Competing in Dynamic, Global Markets: Cross-Cultural Colors & Marketing Cues
Presentation Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Threadgill’s, 301 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704
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International Connections, Roundtable Speaker Event
Sponsored by Texas Capital Bank

Topic: International Protocols and Cultural Differences
Presentation Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016
Time: 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Location: Cover 3
2700 West Anderson Lane, Suite 202
Austin, TX 78757
Complimentary breakfast to be served
To RSVP contact the Texas Capital Bank Austin office.

Association of Legal Administrators: Intellectual Property Conference Welcome & Keynote
Two-Day Conference: September 15-16, 2016

Topic: International Etiquette
Presentation Date: Thursday, September 15, 2016
Time: 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Location: Capital Hilton
1001 16th Street NW
Washington, DC
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Style and Standards Workshop

Topic: Personal Image and Modern Manners
Presentation Date:
 Sunday, August 28, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Austin, TX
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Austin Hotel & Lodging Association Luncheon

Topic: Bridging Cultures with International Guests
Presentation Date:
 Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: The Driskill, 604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX 78701
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Association of Fundraising Professionals Austin Monthly Luncheon

Topic: Modern Business Manners & Networking Enrichment for Fundraising Professionals
Presentation Date: Friday, August 19, 2016
Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Location: St. David’s Episcopal Church – Crail Hall
301 E. 8th Street
Austin, TX 78701
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Brian Jones Austin Boys and Girls Club Annual Etiquette Dinner

Topic: Modern Table Manners and Dining Etiquette
Presentation Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2016
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Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication Workshop

Topic: Culture Snapshot: Myanmar – Lone Wolves or Asian Tigers?
Presentation Date: July 14, 2016
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Reed College, Portland, Oregon, USA
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Westlake Chamber of Commerce Business Builder Lunch

Topic: Mini Cross-Cultural Sales & Marketing Session
Presentation Date: June 14, 2016
Time: 11:15 am – 1:00 pm
Location:
Texas Land & Cattle
1101 S. Mopac
Austin, TX 78746
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Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2016
University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Steyr Campus
Two-Day Conference: May 19-20, 2016

Topic: Doing Business in Myanmar – Lone Wolves or Asian Tigers?
Presentation Date:
 May 20, 2016
Time: 9:30 – 10:30 am
Location:
BENE Seminar Room, 3rd Floor, New Building
University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Steyr Campus, School of Management
Wehrgrabengasse 1–3, 4400 Steyr, Austria
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Ohio State University Author Book Signing: Access to Asia

Date: April 13, 2015
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location:
Barnes & Noble The Ohio State University Bookstore
1598 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43201
Light refreshments offered.

World Affairs Council Author’s Night: Sharon Schweitzer Presents ‘Access to Asia’ with Book Signing

Date: April 7, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location:
ACC Highland Business Center
2nd Floor Board Room
5930 Middle Fiskville Road

Austin, TX 78752
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OSU Global Leadership Initiative, Dining Etiquette Dinner

Date: March 28, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location:
OSU Faculty Club, 2nd Floor
181 Oval Dr. South
Columbus, OH 43210

Empower A Billion Women Celebration & Panel at SXSW

Date: March 11, 2016
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: The Tap Room – 319 Colorado Street, Austin, TX
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Junior Austin Woman’s Club & Austin Woman’s Club Program with Book Signing

Date: February 4, 2016
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location:
Chateau Bellevue, home of the Austin Women’s Club
708 San Antonio St.
Austin, TX, 78701
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Confucius was a Foodie – Chinese Ceremonial and Banquet Dining Etiquette – TV series filming

Date: February 10, 2016
Time: 4:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m.
Location:
Hutong Restaurant, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
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Westlake Chamber of Commerce Happy Hour & Book Signing

Date: January 28, 2016
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.
Location:
Hotel Granduca Austin
320 S. Capitol of Texas Highway
West Lake Hills, TX 78746
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Ohio State University Author Book Signing: Access to Asia

Date: November 18, 2015
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Location:
Barnes & Noble The Ohio State University Bookstore
1598 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43201