Dr. Laroche has 15 years experience as an international engineer, working with people from more than 50 countries. For the past four years, he has delivered cross-cultural training courses to the employees of a number of technical organizations, from high tech and IT engineering departments. His clients include the IT Department of P&G Canada, the Syncrude Edmonton Research Centre, the Xerox Research Centre of Canada, MPI Software Technologies, AEA Technology Hyprotech, Allied Signal Aerospace, APEGGA, PEO, GTAGA, NR Can, Magna, Wescast Industries, TRW Canada, VAn Rob Stamping, York University, University of Toronto, Appott Laboratories, Janssen Pharaceutica, Johnson & Johnson, Rohm & Haas, etc. Dr. Laroche has delivered over 20 invited talks at technical and HR conferences and published over 80 articles in close to 30 engineering, scientific, HR and business magazines published in six countries. Don Rutherford is Co-founder, Culture Connect an intercultural services company located in Calgary, Canada. Don's commitment to cross-cultural understanding and effectiveness comes from living and working on four continents. He has traveled to 35 countries and has provided clients' services in 42 countries. His intercultural articles have appeared in Mexico Business, Business in Calgary and the CBC radio on-line web site. He developed the American Management Association program "Managing a Multicultural Team" and co-authored the Cultural Detective program on Canada.