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The Riverside Convention Center
May 24 – 26 | 2022

You are the ultimate human resource.

As an HR professional, you are your organization’s first line of defense against litigation and workplace disputes, a manager of both risk and talent acquisition, a compliance aficionado and so much more. At the 2022 California HR Conference, you’ll discover everything you need to excel in your multifaceted role, navigate California’s notoriously complex regulations and elevate your position in your organization.



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Stay on the Cutting Edge with California

California is regarded as “ahead of the curve” when it comes to HR, due to its complex, constantly changing employment laws and regulations. Drill down to what matters most to you and your organization with ten distinct education tracks covering topics like inclusion & diversity, workforce culture, organizational culture, HR technology, and more.

Make Lasting Connections

Year after year, CAHR is the best industry event for making meaningful connections with people who understand the unique challenges you face as a California HR practitioner. Focused on community and the kind of laid-back, friendly vibe you’d expect at a California-based conference, we’re keeping the human experience front and center in 2022 with social hours, music, comedy, and more!

Discover Resources for Your Organization

Top providers of tools and support tailored to HR’s needs in this moment will be at CAHR22. Explore the latest HR products and solutions with our virtual expo, offering everything from applicant tracking technologies and forecasting and management software to wellness programs and screening and assessment tools.

The Greatest Value

Access the same top-quality content you’ll find at larger events as well as special California-focused content you won’t see anywhere else, all at a great value – and globally accessible from your device of choice! Your time is precious, so spend it with the virtual HR conference that’s completely California and always on trend. 

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Previous Speakers

Sharing a wealth of expertise.

  • Mel Robbins

    Mel Robbins

    Speaker, CNN Contributor, Creator: 5 Second Rule

  • Afdhel Aziz

    Afdhel Aziz

    Author of Good is the New Cool

  • Mindi Cox

    Mindi Cox

    Senior Vice President of People & Great Work at O.C. Tanner

  • Laurie Shakur

    Laurie Shakur

    Sr. Director, Global HR Processes & Programs for the Nielsen Portfolio Division

  • Paul Wolfe

    Paul Wolfe

    Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Indeed

  • Scott Kelly

    Scott Kelly

    Astronaut and Author of Endurance

  • Daymond John

    Daymond John

    Founder & CEO at FUBU and Investor on ABC’S Shark Tank

  • Keith Ferrazzi

    Keith Ferrazzi

    Bestselling Author and Chairman & Founder at Ferrazzi Greenlight

  • Hollie Delaney

    Hollie Delaney

    Head of People Operations at

  • James Rosseau Sr.

    James Rosseau Sr.

    Chief Commercial Officer at LegalShield & Author of Success on Your Own Terms

  • Dean Carter

    Dean Carter

    Vice President for Human Resources, Legal, Finance, Shared Services at Patagonia

  • Janet Evans

    Janet Evans

    Olympian and Vice Chair, Director of Athlete Relations at LA 2028

  • Robert Safian

    Robert Safian

    Editor & Managing Director, Fast Company

  • Kelly Mcgonigal

    Kelly Mcgonigal

    PhD, Bestselling Author

  • Laszlo Bock

    Laszlo Bock

    Senior Vice President of People Operations, Google

  • Erik Wahl

    Erik Wahl

    Graffiti Artist and Bestselling Author

  • Robert Reich

    Robert Reich

    Former United States Secretary of Labor, Bestselling Author, and Professor

  • Deborah Perry Piscione

    Deborah Perry Piscione

    Bestselling Author

    Session Tracks

    Comp, Benefits + Well-Being

    Explore proven tactics for keeping your offerings competitive such as health care, pay equity, mental health, stress management, sustainable wellness programs, and more.


    Gain actionable insights and resources to help you support and improve the culture in your workplace.

    Employment Law & Regulations

    Grow your expertise on workplace laws, legislation and HR policy to help protect your organization from liability.

    Global HR

    Learn how to apply technology trends and analysis such as data integrity and artificial intelligence in your HR work.

    HR Department of One

    Take a deep dive into the challenges of a solo HR practitioner and garner tips and tools needed to excel.

    HR Technology & Data Analytics

    Learn how to apply technology trends and analysis such as data integrity and artificial intelligence in your HR work.

    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

    Discover best practices for building and engaging an inclusive and diverse workforce where everyone can thrive in your HR work.

    Leadership & Personal Growth

    Level up your skills in leadership development and become equipped for personal and employee growth.

    People & Talent Management

    Glean new strategies for engaging and retaining talent by delving into various aspects of the employee lifecycle.

    Recruitment & Talent Acquisition

    Expand your toolbox with new strategies and tactics for acquiring the right talent for your organization.

    Strategic HR

    Deepen your understanding of your organization’s business goals and the role HR can play in strategic planning.

    Recertification Credits


    This program will be submitted for SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

    Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA) is recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.


    This program will be submitted for HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at

    The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.


    PIHRA is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider. Our 2022 California HR Conference will be submitted for MCLE credit hours.

    Our in-person event at The Riverside Convention Center

    Discover world-class presenters, cutting-edge California insight, thriving, multi-faceted community, and unique experiences that set the California HR Conference apart from other HR events.

    Thank You to Our 2021 Sponsors

    Ultimate Software
    Wisely by ADP
    Michael Sullivan & Associates
    Globalization Partners
    Link HCM
    Castlight Health
    Fisher & Phillips
    Continental Interpreting

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