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Virtual 2020 California HR Conference

October 27-29, 2020

Early Bird Rates Apply until October 16.

Nonmembers enjoy $100 off our Value Rate. PIHRA Members save even more!

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 Virtual 2020 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. With our 75-year focus 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 2020 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 the CAHR20 Virtual Expo. 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. 

October 27 – 29, 2020

ATTEND FROM ANYWHERE YOU WANT!

Our flexible daily schedule at the 2020 California HR Conference will help you stay tuned in to pressing HR topics without pressing pause on your life. 

You’ll enjoy networking, chats, and the CAHR20 exhibit hall between sessions, too! 

Daily Agenda for Tuesday, October 27 – Thursday, October 29:

  • PACIFIC TIME
    8:15am
    Coffee & Tea Chats
    9:00am - 10:00am
    Keynote Session
    11:00am - 12:00pm
    Concurrent Sessions
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Concurrent Sessions
    3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Concurrent Sessions
    4:15pm
    Cocktails / Comedy / Music Chats
  • MOUNTAIN TIME
    9:15am
    Coffee & Tea Chats
    10:00am - 11:00am
    Keynote Session
    12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Concurrent Sessions
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Concurrent Sessions
    4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Concurrent Sessions
    5:15pm
    Cocktails / Comedy / Music Chats
  • CENTRAL TIME
    10:15am
    Coffee & Tea Chats
    11:00am - 12:00pm
    Keynote Session
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Concurrent Sessions
    3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Concurrent Sessions
    5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Concurrent Sessions
    6:15pm
    Cocktails / Comedy / Music Chats
  • EASTERN TIME
    11:15am
    Coffee & Tea Chats
    12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Keynote Session
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Concurrent Sessions
    4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Concurrent Sessions
    6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Concurrent Sessions
    7:15pm
    Cocktails / Comedy / Music Chats

CAHR20 Sessions

California Employment Law & Regulations

Help protect your company from liability by staying current with workplace laws, legislation and HR policy.
Erika Frank

California’s Evolving World of Independent Contractor Status

Presented by Erika Frank, EVP & General Counsel, CalChamber
Lisa Aguiar & Eric DeWames

Navigating COVID 19: Return to Work and the Implications on ADA/FEHA Compliance

Presented by Lisa Aguiar, Managing Partner, Michael Sullivan & Associates & Eric DeWames, Managing Partner, Michael Sullivan & Associates

Compensation & Benefits

Explore topics such as health care, pay equity, sustainable wellness programs, and more.
Sean Mehra

The Perfect Storm: How COVID-19, the Gig Economy, and Consumer Empowerment are Finally Changing Healthcare

Presented by Sean Mehra, Co-Founder, Chief Strategy Officer, HealthTap
Eva Allen, CIGNA

Life Connected: Creating a Culture Inclusive of Financial Well-Being

Presented by Eva A. Allen, MBA, Engagement Director, Southern California & Nevada, Cigna

Organizational Effectiveness & Strategy

Understand your organization’s business goals and the role HR can play in strategic planning.
Shane Yount

HR Metrics that Matter & Making Metrics Matter

Presented by Shane Yount, President of Competitive Solutions, Inc.

Aithan Shapira

Made to Tilt

Keynote presented by Aithan Shapira, MFA, Ph.D, Artist, Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology & Founder, Tilt

Inclusion & Diversity

Learn best practices for building and maintaining a diverse workforce that thrives together.
Frans Johansson

Transforming Management and Building High Performing Teams

Keynote presented by Frans Johansson, MBA, Co-Founder & CEO of The Medici Group & Bestselling Author of The Medici Effect and The Click Moment

Parag Vaish

Strategies to Create Inclusive Teams with a Fair Pay Structure

Presented by Parag Vaish, Founder-in-Resident, Google Area 120

HR Technology

Learn how technology trends such as data integrity and artificial intelligence (AI) are impacting the workplace.
Stacey Harris

Elevate Your HR Tech Investments

Presented by Stacey Harris, VP, Research & Analytics, Sierra-Cedar

Erica Young

InnovateHR: WorkTech Trends & Impact

Presented by Erica Young, MPS, SHRM-SCP, Paragon Labs
Toby Kennedy

Finally! A Neutral Expert’s HRIS Vendor Review

Presented by Tobias Kennedy, CEO, Simpolicy, EVP, Montage Insurance Solutions

Leadership & Personal Growth

Learn how to bridge the gap between manager and leader – and continue to grow personally.
Brendon Burchard

Six High Performance Habits to Take Back 2020

Keynote presented by Brendon Burchard, The World’s Leading High Performance Coach & Bestselling Author of High Performance Habits and The Motivation Manifesto

Robin Elledge

Leading Change - The 'Must-Have' Skill for HR Leaders

Presented by Robin Elledge, SPHR, PCC, MBA, HR/OD Consultant, Executive, Leadership, and Team Coach at Janus Coaching + Consulting

Talent Management

Glean insights for finding and keeping the right talent by delving into various aspects of the employee lifecycle.
John Asdell

2021 Hiring and Compensation Trends

Presented by John Asdell, Regional Vice President, Robert Half—Professional Staffing Services
John Asdell

Motivation - Based Interviewing: The Hiring Process That Dramatically Improves Employee Engagement

Presented by Carol Quinn, Bestselling Author of Motivation-Based Interviewing – A Revolutionary Approach to Hiring the Best and Have The Attitude – The Thinking That Makes Great Things Happen

Culture

Gain best practices and resources to help you support and improve the culture in your workplace.

HR Department of One

A comprehensive look at the challenges of a solo HR practitioner and the tips and resources needed to excel.

Global

A comprehensive look at the current and emerging global business trends HR practitioners need to know.

Recertification Credits

CAHR supports both the HRCI and SHRM certifications with 12 real-time and 18 on demand sessions. Attendees may earn up to 30 recertification credits.

This program is pending approval for 30 HRCI recertification credits.

Credit Types: 

  • HR (General) – 30 Hours
  • California – 9 Hours
  • Business – 9 Hours
  • Global – 1 Hour
This program is approved for 30 SHRM professional development credits (PDCs).

GET TO KNOW THE MONTAGE TEAM!

Thank you to our CAHR20 Title Sponsor: Montage Insurance Solutions

This isn't another Zoom call. Get ready for unique, experiential virtual learning from leading industry experts! Our CAHR20 presenters will be beaming through to you with refreshingly professional video quality, as well as top-notch wit and insight.
Aithan Shapira

Aithan Shapira

CAHR20 Keynote

Brendon Burchard

Brendon Burchard

CAHR20 Keynote

Carol Quinn

Carol Quinn

CAHR20 Speaker

Erica Young

Erica Young

CAHR20 Speaker

Eva Allen

Eva Allen

CAHR20 Speaker

Frans Johansson

Frans Johansson

CAHR20 Keynote

Parag Vaish

Parag Vaish

CAHR20 Speaker

Robin Elledge

Robin Elledge

CAHR20 Speaker

Shane Yount

Shane Yount

CAHR20 Speaker

Shari Harley

Shari Harley

CAHR20 Speaker

Stacey Harris

Stacey Harris

CAHR20 Speaker

Toby Kennedy

Toby Kennedy

CAHR20 Speaker

Check back soon for more 2020 speakers!

Learning Levels

Foundational

Focus on awareness and factual recall. Appropriate for those with limited experience of the subject who are seeking introductory understanding of the content area.

Applied

Focus on understanding and comprehension. Appropriate for those with some experience who are seeking to build on, apply, or enhance existing knowledge using content in practical applications to master concepts.

Strategic

Focus on application and implementation of highly technical or detailed topics. Appropriate for those with substantial prerequisite knowledge who are seeking the most up-to-date information to heighten expertise.

NEW PIHRA x SPORTIQE APPAREL COLLECTION
SHOP CLOSES SEPTEMBER 30

Leading up to CAHR20, California HR Conference attendees receive complimentary access to a Weekly Live Series.
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Monday, September 21

Coping with Workplace Intimidation and Violence: New Laws, Recommendations, and Tools for Employers

Coping with Workplace Intimidation and Violence: New Laws, Recommendations, and Tools for Employers

Monday, September 28

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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 2020 Sponsors

Montage
CalChamber
Lockton Insurance
Cigna
Michael Sullivan & Associates
HealthTap
Marsh & McLennan Agency
AARP
SullivanCurtisMonroe
Link HCM
Wisely by ADP
Train Me Today
Ultimate Software
ACA Compliance
PayChex
Qauntum Health
Bolton
OnePoint HCM

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