Please join us in Chicago (USA) for two special 2024 in-person events

Learn more below, register or contact us with any questions.

Event Summary


In-person Cultural Intelligence Certification or CQ®, CQ Train-the-Trainer and Global Summit (for Certified Facilitators only).

Dates and Location

  • April 29th and 30th for CQ Certification
  • April 30th and May 1st for CQ Train-the-Trainer
  • April 30th and May 1st for the Certified Facilitator Global Summit
  • Pendry Hotel in Chicago, Illinois (USA)


  • Dr. Linn Van Dyne (Co-founder of the Cultural Intelligence Center) 
  • Dr. David Livermore (Co-founder of the Cultural Intelligence Center)
    (scroll down to meet the Facilitators)


  • CQ® Certification on Days 1 and 2
  • CQ® TTT on Days 2 and 3
  • CF Global Summit on Days 2 and 3
  • Networking Reception on Days 1 and 2
    (scroll down to learn more about the learning tracks)

Meet the CQ Facilitators

David Livermore, PhD

David Livermore, PhD co-founded the Cultural Intelligence Center with Linn Van Dyne and served as the President for the first eleven years. He continues to serve as a strategic advisor and board member. Dave has written over a dozen books on cultural intelligence and global leadership and has worked with companies, governments, and non-profits in more than 100 countries. He speaks at several international conferences annually. Dave and his wife have two adult daughters. They love traveling together (fortunately!) and sampling the local delicacies, wherever they go. For a full bio, visit Dave’s website.

Linn Van Dyne, PhD

Linn Van Dyne, Ph.D. oversees ongoing research on cultural intelligence and is responsible for developing the long-term strategy for the CQ Center. Linn is also responsible for providing strategic DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) expertise and guidance for our clients, partners, and for the CQ Center. Linn is one of the pioneering researchers on cultural intelligence and worked together with Soon Ang PhD to validate the CQ Scale. She retired as Full Professor at Michigan State University where she taught and conducted research for 26 years. She has also taught at the University of Minnesota and has served as a Visiting Scholar at Indian School of Business and as Senior Fellow at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

Location and Hotel

Chicago - Pendry

230 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, 60601

Set within the iconic 1929 Art Deco Carbide & Carbon Building in Chicago’s Loop neighborhood, Pendry Chicago pays homage to both the past and the present. With modern interiors, signature culinary concepts and inspired gathering spaces, this contemporary luxury hotel embodies the spirit of Chicago and offers a prime locale to discover the best of the city.  View hotel website for more information.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at certification@culturalq.com or fill out the form below.

Help spread the transformative power of Cultural Intelligence today.  

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