CGAConnect Webinar:

Why Do Diversity & Inclusion Matter for Our Industry?

RE-SCHEDULED: Thursday, October 29, 2020

11:00AM – 12:00PM Eastern

(8AM Pacific; 9AM Mountain; 10AM Central)

A CGAConnect Conversation with:

Rich Gottwald, President & CEO, Compressed Gas Association (CGA)
Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., President & CEO, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)


Updated: October 15, 2020

Join Us

Join CGA’s Rich Gottwald and SHRM’s Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. for a discussion on how diversity and inclusion policies are impacting the way companies do business around the world.

In their conversation, Rich and Johnny will explore methods and strategies companies can use to increase diversity and inclusion – including companies in the compressed gas industry.

Questions to be explored include:

  • What does diversity and inclusion mean?

  • Why is diversity and inclusion important?

  • Implementing diversity and inclusion policies are the right thing to do. But do they really matter to a business?

  • How diverse and inclusive is the broader engineering and industrial manufacturing industry?

During their hour-long conversation, Rich and Johnny will also answer audience-submitted questions.

Audience Level:

All those working in the compressed gas industry, including individual contributors, managers, and senior executives, from local family-owned businesses to large multinational corporations.

About Our Guest: Johnny C. Taylor, Jr.

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, is President and Chief Executive Officer of SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management. With over 300,000 members in 165 countries, SHRM is the largest HR professional association in the world, impacting the lives of 115 million workers every day.

As a global leader on the future of employment, culture, and leadership, Mr. Taylor is a sought-after voice on all matters affecting work, workers, and the workplace.

He is frequently asked to testify before Congress on critical workforce issues and authors the weekly USA Today column, “Ask HR.”

Mr. Taylor’s career spans more than 20 years as a lawyer, human resources executive, and CEO in the not-for-profit and for-profit space. He has held senior and chief executive roles at IAC/Interactive Corp, Viacom’s Paramount Pictures and Blockbuster Entertainment Group, McGuireWoods LLC, and Compass Group USA. Most recently, Mr. Taylor was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Webinar Fee

$25       Employees of CGA member companies

$49      Non-members, per person

Have a conflict on October 29? No problem! Register now, and you’ll be able to view the session for 60 days after the event.