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June 21-24, 2022
Austin, Texas, USA + Virtual
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Tuesday, June 21 • 12:00pm - 12:40pm
Yes There Are Differences But We Are All Human Right? - David Bevan, Collabora

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How many people are there in the world? The famous book Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy may tell you the answer to life the universe and everything is 42. The answer to the population question though is 166,666,666 times more than that. There are over 7 billion of us on this planet. So why is it so hard to recruit and retain great people? Dave wants to share the secret. It’s not that hard. Collabora has seen a nearly 20% growth in the last 18 months, with Dave being one of those people to join the open-source consultancy company. Coming from a background of leadership with qualifications in mental health training and suicide prevention training and working with a diverse mix of people, Dave wants to discuss how important culture is and what the term diverse really means. One of the secrets is finding out the commonalities we all share and then building from there. In the talk, Dave will share strategies ad initiatives he has employed through workplace culture to hiring and filling the recruitment pipeline to tackle the issue of a diverse workforce

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David Bevan

Engineering People Lead Manager, Collabora
Dave is passionate about people. First and foremost, the reason he gets out of bed in the morning is to help those around him achieve their goals, aspirations and dreams. His purpose in life is to have positive interactions and to facilitate change for the better. While also having... Read More →



Tuesday June 21, 2022 12:00pm - 12:40pm CDT
Room 201/202 (Level 2)