Why Choose CAHR?

Created and curated by the Professionals In Human Resources Association, the California HR Conference (CAHR) is a hub of human resource content for professionals who either practice or are responsible for HR management in California. We offer a unique experience committed to your understanding of the trends and laws affecting the future of your business, to opportunities for purposeful networking, and to connecting HR communities.

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Speakers

This year’s lineup features entrepreneurs, HR executives, authors, and an Olympian presenting exceptional general sessions, TED-style talks, mega sessions, and masters series panel.

What's Happening at
CAHR 2017?

The California HR Conference is a unique experience for HR professionals who seek a comprehensive, California-focused HR education that’s coupled with innovative learning sessions and exceptional social opportunities. Join us for the 60th anniversary of the California HR Conference curated by PIHRA.

Discover

Longbeach

Located in the heart of Southern California

Purposeful

Networking

Catch up with old friends and make new career-changing connections

Career

Coaching

We invite you to experience a breakthrough

Signature

Lounge

The most exclusive California HR Conference experience

Word on the Street

I love the community of HR Professionals that are here, I love the enthusiasm that they bring.

Candice Gottlieb-Clark

2016 Presenter

The interaction has been incredible. Everyone has been so attracted to the booth.

2016 Sponsor

It’s been fabulous. A lot of HR knowledge. The sessions and networking have been wonderful.

2016 Attendee

Schedule

At-A-Glance

  • Sunday, August 27

    1:00pm – 5:00pm “Regiception” Open
    12:00pm – 5:00pm Exhibitor Move-in
    1:00pm – 5:00pm SHRMStore Open
    4:00pm – 5:00pm New: New Member Orientation Reception
    5:30pm – 7:00pm President’s Welcome Reception
  • Monday, August 28

    6:30am – 5:00pm “Regiception” Open
    6:45am – 7:30am Meet to Move : Health & Wellness Activity
    7:00am Coffee
    7:00am – 5:30pm Bookstore Open
    7:30am – 8:45am New Attendee Orientation
    7:30am – 8:45am Concurrent Sessions
    9:00am – 10:30am Opening General Session
    10:30am – 11:15am Refreshment Break in the Marketplace
    10:30am – 4:00pm Marketplace Open
    10:00am – 4:00pm Career Coaching Sessions
    10:30am – 4:00pm Solutions Stage Sessions
    11:15am – 12:30pm Concurrent Sessions
    12:30pm – 2:00pm Lunch in the Marketplace
    2:00pm – 3:15pm Concurrent Sessions
    3:15pm – 4:00pm Refreshment Break in the Marketplace
    4:00pm – 5:15pm Concurrent Sessions
    5:30pm – 6:00pm PIHRA Annual Meeting & Volunteer Leader Briefing
    6:30pm – 7:30pm Global HR Reception (Invitation Only)
    6:30pm – 8:00pm HR Young Professionals Social
    7:00pm – 9:00pm Meet to Eat: Sign up onsite to eat with other attendees
  • Tuesday, August 29

    6:30am – 5:00pm “Regiception” Open
    6:45am – 7:30am Meet to Move : Health & Wellness Activity
    7:00am Coffee
    7:00am – 5:30pm Bookstore Open
    7:30am – 8:45am New Attendee Orientation
    7:30am – 8:45am Concurrent Sessions
    9:00am – 10:30am General Session
    10:30am – 11:15am Refreshment Break in the Marketplace
    10:30am – 4:00pm Marketplace Open
    10:00am – 4:00pm Career Coaching Sessions
    10:30am – 4:00pm Solutions Stage Sessions
    11:15am – 12:30pm Concurrent Sessions
    12:30pm – 2:00pm Lunch in the Marketplace
    2:00pm – 3:15pm Concurrent Sessions
    3:15pm – 4:00pm Refreshment Break in the Marketplace
    4:00pm – 5:15pm Concurrent Sessions
    5:30pm – 8:30pm 60th Anniversary Celebration
  • Wednesday, August 30

    6:30am – 2:00pm “Regiception” Open
    6:45am – 7:30am Meet to Move : Health & Wellness Activity
    7:00am Coffee
    7:00am – 12:30pm Bookstore Open
    7:30am – 8:45am Concurrent Sessions
    8:45am – 9:00am Refreshment Break
    9:00am – 10:15am Concurrent Sessions
    10:30am – 12:00pm Closing General Session
    12:00pm – 12:05pm Grand Prize Drawing

Long Beach

The urban sophistication of a big city with the relaxed atmosphere of a beach resort. Discover world-class attractions, cutting-edge museums, award-winning restaurants and a thriving, multi-faceted arts and culture scene.

HEADQUARTER HOTEL

Hyatt Regency Long Beach

Explore a premier waterfront setting steps away from Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center and Aquarium of the Pacific when you stay at Hyatt Regency Long Beach. With a perfect combination of style, sophistication and comfort, you can count on a relaxing and productive stay at our luxury downtown hotel, the only 4 Diamond Award-winning hotel in Long Beach.

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Sponsors & Partners

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Montage Insurance Solutions
Cigna
Bolton & Company
Hays Companies
Fidelity Health Marketplace
Fisher & Phillips
CalChamber
SBS Payroll
OnePoint
HSA Bank
SmartBrief
SCM
Leavitt Group
Littler
Robert Half
Bright Horizons
Kelly Services
Streampoint Solutions