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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 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.



Manager & Up



Why Attend?

Stay on the Cutting Edge in 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 nine distinct education tracks covering topics like workforce relations, benefits, HR strategy and more.

Make Lasting Connections

With a focus on community and the kind of laid-back, friendly vibe you’d expect to find in a California beach city, this is the best industry event for making meaningful, lifelong connections with people who understand the unique challenges you face as a California HR practitioner.

Discover Resources for Your Organization

See the latest HR products and solutions from more than 170 exhibitors, offering everything from applicant tracking technologies and forecasting and management software to wellness programs and screening and assessment tools.

The Greatest Value

This is the conference where you’ll 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 in an unbeatable location. Get the most out of your time away from the office at the HR conference that’s completely California and always on trend.

Sessions to Invest in.

Join more than 3,000 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 CHRO function.

This year’s lineup features entrepreneurs, HR executives, and bestselling authors presenting exceptional general sessions, TED-style talks, mega sessions.

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


Monday Mega Session

Shari Harley

Founder and President, Candid Culture and Bestselling Author of How to Say Anything to Anyone


Tuesday Mega Session

A hallmark of the California HR Conference, our distinguished California Stage and presenters offer attendees a wealth of California employment law expertise.

Allison West, Esq.

Attorney, Investigator, Speaker, Trainer and Expert at Employment Practices Specialists

@ AllisonWestEsq

California Stage Presenter

Angela J. Reddock-Wright, Esq., AWI-CH

Managing Partner, Reddock Law Group


California Stage Presenter

Avi M. Attal, Esq.

Partner, Kahana & Feld


California Stage Presenter

Brian K. Nagatani, Esq.

Co-Founder, Hixson Nagatani LLP


California Stage Presenter

Greg S. Labate, Esq.

Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP


California Stage Presenter

James J. McDonald, Jr.

Managing Partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP


California Stage Presenter

Kelly O. Scott, Esq.

Head of Employment Law Department at Ervin Cohen & Jessup


California Stage Presenter

Marilyn Monahan, Esq.

Owner, Monahan Law Office


California Stage Presenter

Check back soon for more announced speakers!

Gain Approval

At CAHR20, you’ll access top-quality content on leading HR practices in a uniquely intimate setting at an unbeatable value! Our special rates and adjusted admission are designed to promote inclusion and to enhance the event experience, at a fraction of the cost of other HR events and with a risk-free guarantee. Use this customizable letter to communicate the value you’ll receive at CAHR20, and gain approval to attend!

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.

CAHR20 Expo

Over 200 companies exhibited at CAHR19. Attendees compared 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, HR pros return to the office armed with the information need to take their organizations to the next level.

Thank You to our 2020 Sponsors

Burnham Benefits
Fisher & Phillips
LA Kings
Kelly Services
Payroll Link
Landmark Healthplan
Ultimate Software
Bolton & Company
ACA Compliance

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