Winter Institute for Intercultural Communication

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, March 16, 2018 - 5:00pm
UMass Center at Springfield, 1500 Main St., Springfield, MA 01103

University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development (TEFD) will be hosting the 2018 Winter Institute for Intercultural Communication (WIIC) at the UMass Springfield Center from March 13-16.  A partnership with the renowned Intercultural Communication Institute (ICI), WIIC will provide an excellent opportunity for in-depth, intensive, professional development during its 3-day and 1-day workshops.  Administrators and Faculty in attendance will benefit from practical, organizational, theoretical and/or pedagogical expertise that can help support your efforts to create inclusive and equitable practices in a variety of organizational and educational contexts. With an esteemed faculty of diverse expertise, participants will learn from deeply experienced professionals committed to support the practical needs of attendees.  

Participants will attend WIIC from around the U.S. and beyond.  UMass Amherst registrants will receive an EXCLUSIVE discount. Total cost for UMass Amherst registration will be $600 for three-day workshops and $220 for one-day workshops. (Full price tuition and fees are $1160 for 3-day and $425 for 1-day workshops).  In order to receive your discount, you MUST register at the following specially dedicated registration link for UMass Faculty and Staff ONLY:

Discounts will automatically be applied for payment.  Please include the exclusive Promotional Code: UMASS in the ‘Notes’ field on the registration page 

If you have colleagues at other Five College institutions, there is a dedicated 10% discount and registration link for them as well and the Promo Code 5COLLEGES: 

Thank you for your interest in WIIC.  We are excited for WIIC to provide a unique opportunity to strengthen inclusive practices throughout our institution and beyond. If you have questions, please email Amer Ahmed at