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July 2015

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CAP Congress 2015

Chris Pugh in an impromptu meeting at CAP Congress

About six weeks ago I was fortunate to attend the annual Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Annual Congress. This conference is organized each year at universities across the country and this year it was hosted at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta from June 15-19.

Diversity matters

Why does it matter? For Steve Woods, Google’s Senior Engineering Director, it’s a solid business strategy. He should know, Google in Canada has been awarded best workplace in Canada five consecutive years (2011-2015).

On June 17, I attended a Communitech session called Great people build great companies. Woods shared that to stay competitive, businesses need diversity because sustainable companies are grounded in diverse ideas. His presentation was impressive and it was obvious that he deeply cares.

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