Conferences

Dr. Fluck maintains an active, nationally recognized research program. He has been an invited and plenary speaker at 30 national and international conferences, symposia, and colloquia, sharing his research results and pedagogical approaches of the past two decades. 

2020 Virtual Montana International Educators Conference (MIEC). Human Connections, Digital Realities, Emergent Threats: Coming Together in a Time of Crisis. Presentation provided by Udo Fluck, titled: Building Intercultural and Global Competence in K-12, June 2020.

2019 AFS Global Conference. Joint presentation provided by Udo Fluck and Toni Grace, International Relations Manager, Missoula’s sister city Palmerston North, New Zealand. Montreal, presentation titled: Citizen Diplomacy and Sister Cities. Montreal, Canada. October 2019.

2019, 19th International Language Week Conference: Global Migration & Mobility. Presentation provided by Udo Fluck, titled: Teaching Intercultural Competence – Introducing the 100% Success Guarantee Model. Montana State University Billings, Montana. October 2019.

2019 Montana Education Association (MEA) and the Montana Federation of Teachers (MFT) Conference. Presentation provided by Udo Fluck, titled: Resilience Through Intercultural Skill Enhancement, Belgrade, MT. October 2019.

2019 Montana Education Association (MEA) and the Montana Federation of Teachers (MFT) Conference. Joint presentation provided by Udo Fluck and Sienna Solberg, Director SPARK! Arts, titled: Teaching Cultural Competence Through Arts Integration – An Interdisciplinary Approach. Belgrade, MT. October 2019.

2019 Cultural Mosaic: Embracing Cultures through Art. Joint keynote address provided by : Udo Fluck and Amy Ward. University of Montana, Missoula, MT. September 2019.

2019 Montana International Educators Conference (MIEC) – Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship. Presentation by Udo Fluck, titled: Best Practices in Cultural Adaptation Training for Incoming International Students. Campus of Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC) in Kalispell, MT. June 2019.

2019 Montana International Educators Conference (MIEC) – Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship. Presentation by Udo Fluck, titled: Infusing Existing Curricula With Cultural and Global Perspectives. Campus of Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC) in Kalispell, MT. June 2019.

2019 Montana Campus Compact AmeriCorps Program. Presentation provided by Udo Fluck, titled: Relating to Members of Culturally Diverse Communities – Cultural Sensitivity in Communication and Collaboration, at/Seeley Lake, MT. May 2019.

2018 Embracing Differences to Make a Difference. Joint Keynote Address provided by Udo Fluck and Sienna Solberg, Director SPARK! Arts. University of Montana, Missoula, MT, October 2018.

2018 Montana Education Association (MEA) and the Montana Federation of Teachers (MFT) Conference. Presentation provided by Udo Fluck, titled: Managing Cultural Similarities and Differences in K-12 Classrooms. Billings, MT, October 2018.

2015 Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). Global Learning in College: Defining, Developing, and Assessing Institutional Roadmaps. Presentation provided by Udo Fluck, titled: Global Gateway: The Role of Strategic Partnerships and Leadership in P-20 Global Learning. Fort Lauderdale, Florida, October 2015.

2015 Montana Education Association (MEA) and the Montana Federation of Teachers (MFT) Conference. Presentation provided by Udo Fluck, titled: Global Competence Skill-Building in K-12. Billings, Montana, October 2015.

2015 Montana NACADA Conference (Advising for Student Success Montana’s Best Practices), 60-minute PowerPoint presentation titled: Advising for Students from Diverse Cultural Backgrounds. University Center, University of Montana, September 18, 2015.

2015 Global Competence Summer Academy (GCSA) Conference: Cross-Cultural Skill-Building for K-12 Teachers and Administrators. Facilitated by Udo Fluck. Two Full-Days, August 10 and 11, 2015.

2014 Montana Business Education Association sectional at the Montana Association of Career and Technical Education Conference, co-presented with Dr. Sandra Williams. Presentation: Window to the World: Infusing Global Competence into Your Curriculum. Missoula, Montana, October 2014.

2014 Global Competence Summer Academy (GCSA) Conference: Cross-Cultural Skill-Building  for K-12 Teachers and Faculty at the University of Montana. Facilitated by Udo Fluck. Four Half-Days, June 16 – 19, 2014.

2014 Montana Education Association (MEA) and the Montana Federation of Teachers (MFT) Conference. Facilitated two seminars (a compressed version of the 16-hour Global Competence Summer Academy). Missoula, Montana, June 2014.

2012 COMPASS Kids Conference, Three PowerPoint presentations titled: Global Culture for Kindergarten through Grade Two. Jefferson Elementary School. Missoula, Montana, May, 2012.

2011 Global Conference on Education, invited session speaker and chair. 30-minute Presentation by Udo Fluck, titled: Quantifying and Qualifying Cultures in Different Dimensions – Utilizing The Findings of Hofstede and Hall In Educating Cross-Culturally Competent and Globally Savvy Graduate Students. Riverside, California, November 18-19, 2011.

2009, 61st Annual Radiologic Technologists Conference. Plenary speaker with 60-minute PowerPoint presentation: Effective Helping and Healing Through Cross-Cultural Awareness. Discussed importance of cross-cultural skills for employees in the medical field who communicate and interact with patients from diverse cultural backgrounds. Missoula, Montana, April 18, 2009.

2009 Association of Marketing Theory and Practice (AMTP) Annual Conference. 30-minute PowerPoint presentation: Including Ethics in the Business Curriculum. Nader H. Shooshtari, Udo Fluck and Jack Reece. Cleveland State University, Jekyll Island, Georgia, March 2009.

2007 The Council on Governmental Affairs of The National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, 30-minute PowerPoint presentation followed by panel discussion at summer meeting in Whitefish, Montana, August 2007.

2007 Association of Marketing Theory and Practice (AMTP) Annual Conference. 30-minute PowerPoint presentation: Enriching Business School Curricula with The Theory and Practice of the Multiple Intelligence Approach Current Training Efforts by Multicultural Learning Solutions at The University of Montana.Udo Fluck, Nader H. Shooshtari and Shawn F. Clouse. Panama City, Florida, March 2007.

2007 Association of Marketing Theory and Practice (AMTP) Education Panel Panelist: Pedagogical Strategies that Stimulate Interest and Enhance Learning in the Marketing Classroom. Panama City, Florida, March 2007.

2007 Association of International Educators (NAFSA) Annual Conference. Cultural Intelligence – People Skills for University Employees. Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2007.

2006 Association For Global Business (AGB) Annual Conference, 30-minute PowerPoint presentation: Enhancing Global-Mindedness in International Business Students Using an Online Multicultural Supplement. Udo Fluck, Nader H. Shooshtari and Shawn F. Clouse. Newport Beach, California, November 2006.

2006 Citizen’s Diplomacy Community Summit – Advisory Commission on International Relationships, Keynote Speaker. Presentation: The Importance of Multicultural and International Awareness and Competence in Today’s Global Society and Environment, Civic Center, Great Falls, Montana, May 10, 2006.

2005 Association of Marketing Theory and Practice (AMTP) Annual Conference, 30-minute PowerPoint presentation:  The Dynamic Business School Environment – International Education at the University of Montana: Theory and Practice of Multicultural Training. Udo Fluck, Maureen J. Fleming, Nader H. Shooshtari and Shawn F. Clouse. Jekyll Island, Georgia, March 2005.

2004 Association of International Educators Conference (NAFSA) Region II, 60-minute PowerPoint presentation: Hybrid Multicultural Learning: Enriching Existing Curricula with Multicultural Thinking and Global Awareness. Missoula, Montana, October 2004.