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McMaster World Congress 2016

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As the biggest and longest student run conference on campus, the McMaster World Congress (MWC) will be coming back for its 37th year on Thursday, February 11th 2016 with the theme of sustainability in business.

MWC strives to showcase the unique perspectives of leading voices in both the professional and academic spheres on issues relevant in today’s business environment. This year’s theme is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the Triple Bottom Line (TBL), also known as the three pillars of Sustainability: People, Planet, and Profit.

Students of McMaster and the surrounding area, in addition to community members and professionals will have the opportunity to attend various 50 minute sessions. Guest speakers can be heard from companies like Deloitte, Honda, Mosaic, TD, MaRs Discovery District, and many more. A schedule of all sessions can be found here.

The conference also offers a chance for attendees to network and chat about the topics discussed in a professional capacity.

While registration is required, it does not have any costs for delegates! The event is open to all students and community members and you can sign up here before seats fill up. 

Find out more about the conference by following the conference on Facebook and Twitter, or visiting their website. You can also email the group at: worldcongress@mcmaster.ca if you have any questions.

Ingie sat down with Midhat Malik, one of the conference planners, on Morningfile to chat about what’s in store for MWC 2016 and why everyone should come out to it. You can listen to the full interview below.

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