2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Research Based Training: Diversity and Innovation

Saturday, March 12
9:30AM - 1:30PM

JW Marriott
Salon 8
110 E 2nd St


Learn how to shape an inclusive culture for employees you currently have, hope to have and hope to keep. Facilitate work teams that harvest diverse perspectives and engage in productive intercultural conflict creating a climate for learning, innovation and organizational resilience. Intergroup cognitive empathy is a skill that increases: 1)productive space for intercultural conflict; 2)intellectual diversity for all; 3)organizational identity; and 4)inclusive culture. Highly interactive hands-on exercises include intercultural active listening, social identity cognitive framing and intergroup dialogue facilitation skills with case studies on diversity issues in tech and marketing sectors.


Hashtags: #sxsw #inclusdiv!


Cheryl Ponder

Graduate Asst

Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies

Kathleen Wong Lau at SXSW

Kathleen Wong Lau


The University of Oklahoma

Dr. Kathleen Wong (Lau)'s areas of expertise are intergroup dialogue, intergroup empathy, intercultural communication, gender and communication, intercultural conflict management, women of color in...

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