Long Beach

CALIFORNIA

AUGUST 25-28, 2019

Grow your future.

Created and curated by the Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA,) 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.

Attendees

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Manager & Up

Speakers

Credits

Why Attend?

Education

Maintain and sharpen your professional edge by keeping up with changing laws, regulations and cutting edge HR strategies presented by industry leaders.

NETWORKING

Catch up with old friends and make new career-changing connections while learning, celebrating and enjoying everything HR.

Solutions

The Expo gathers over 170 exhibitors offering helpful products and services designed specifically for HR professionals.

SPECIAL RATES

From exclusive conference experiences to adjusted admission, our special rates promote an elevated and inclusive event for all.

 

On The Agenda

  • 12:00pm - 6:00pm
    Attendee Registration
    12:00pm – 5:00pm
    Exhibitor Move-in
    1:00pm – 2:15pm
    New Pre-Conference Session (California)
    2:15pm - 3:45pm
    Pre-Conference Confurrent Sessions (California & Business)
    4:00pm - 5:00pm
    PIHRA Annual Meeting
    5:00pm - 6:00pm
    PIHRA New Member Reception
    7:00pm - 8:00pm
    PIHRA Partners Reception (Invitation Only)
    8:00pm - 9:00pm
    New Comedy Show
  • 7:30am – 8:45am
    First Time Attendee Orientation
    7:30am - 8:45am
    Concurrent Sessions
    9:00am – 10:30am
    Opening General Session
    10:30am – 4:00pm
    11:15am – 12:30pm
    Mega Session
    11:15am – 12:30pm
    Concurrent Sessions
    12:30pm – 2:00pm
    Lunch in the Exposition
    2:00pm – 3:15pm
    Concurrent Sessions
    2:00pm – 4:00pm
    Masters Series
    4:00pm – 5:15pm
    Concurrent Sessions
    5:30pm – 7:00pm
    Young Professionals Reception
    5:30pm
    Open Evening with Exhibitors & Sponsors
    6:00pm – 7:30pm
    Meet to Eat
  • 7:30am – 8:45am
    First Time Attendee Orientation
    7:30am - 8:45am
    Concurrent Sessions
    9:00am – 10:30am
    Opening General Session
    10:30am – 4:00pm
    11:15am – 12:30pm
    Mega Session
    11:15am – 12:30pm
    Concurrent Sessions
    12:30pm – 2:00pm
    Lunch in the Exposition
    2:00pm – 3:15pm
    Concurrent Sessions
    2:00pm – 4:00pm
    Masters Series
    4:00pm – 5:15pm
    Concurrent Sessions
    6:00pm – 7:30pm
    Meet to Eat
    7:00pm – 8:00pm
    HR Executives Reception (Invitation Only)
    8:00pm - 9:00pm
    Music Show
  • 7:30am – 8:45am
    Concurrent Sessions
    9:00am – 10:15am
    Mega Session
    9:00am – 10:15am
    Concurrent Sessions
    10:30am – 12:00pm
    Closing General Session

Sessions to Invest in.

 

Join more than 2,800 practitioners, providers and presenters at the California HR Conference by Professionals In Human Resources Association. Attendees are able to earn SHRM professional development credits (PDCs) and HR Certification Institute (HRCI) Business, California, Global and HR (General) recertification credits. The concurrent sessions are presented by skilled and experienced speakers in HR Compliance, California Employment Law, Business & HR Strategy, Talent Management, Global HR, Total Rewards, Professional Development, Nonprofit HR, and the Executive HR function.

2018 CAHR Speakers

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

Mel Robbins

CNN Commentator and creator of the "5 Second Rule"

@melrobbins

Opening Keynote

Sponsored by Global Upside

Afdhel Aziz

Co-Author of "Good is the New Cool." Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Conspiracy of Love

@AfdhelAziz

Tuesday Keynote

Sponsored by Kindle

Captain Scott Kelly

History-Making U.S. Astronaut & Retired U.S. Navy Captain. Author of Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

@StationCDRKelly

Closing Keynote

Dr. Ernest J. Wilson III

Founding Director of USC Annenberg Center for Third Space Thinking

@USCThirdSpace
Monday Mega Session

Garry O. Ridge

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, WD-40

@learningmoment
Tuesday Mega Session

Vu Pham, Ph.D

Chair of Elevate at UC San Diego Center for Executive Development

@DrVu
Monday Masters Session

Long Beach is your Destination!

 

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. 

Learn more about our venue, the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center.

CAHR19 Expo

 

With over 170 exhibiting companies at CAHR19, compare products and services in one convenient place and get a thorough overview of all the options available. From live demonstrations to interactive exhibits to one-on-one meetings, you’ll return to your office armed with the information you need to take your organization to the next level.

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors.

Montage
SHRM
Global Upside
SullivanCurtisMonroe
Lockton
CalChamber
Jack Nadel International
Amtec
University of Phoenix
Bolton
Fisher & Phillips
Zendesk
iCims
Landmark
OnePoint
RobertHalf
HealthNet
LEAPROS
Leavitt
Burnham
Littler
9dot
Hays
Cleo
Kelly Services
YNAB
JustWorks
DayOneBaby
HR.com
BlueBoard
CAEmploymentLawNewsletter
Kindle
Workforce
Fidelity Health
Continental Interpreting

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