Apply to Speak at the 2019 California HR Conference


CAHR19 Speaker Submission portal closed on January 31, 2019

Every year, you have a chance to submit your proposal or refer an engaging speaker for a coveted opportunity to speak at the largest HR conference on the West Coast. With close to 3,000 practitioners, presenters, and providers in attendance,  is the premier source of professional development and networking opportunities for HR professionals in Southern California.

PIHRA welcomes presentation proposals from professionals with expertise in Human Resources and those who are committed to advancing the HR profession and willing to share best practices. Proposals must align with one of the tracks listed below and clearly list key takeaways for attendees.

  • California Employment Law
  • HR Compliance
  • Business & HR Strategy
  • Global HR
  • Talent Management
  • Total Rewards
  • Professional Development
  • Nonprofit HR

#CAHR19 will be held from August 25-28, 2019 at the Long Beach Convention Center. Please note, while we do not provide stipends, honorariums or pay travel expenses for our concurrent session speakers, there are many benefits to being one of our speakers at the 2019 California HR Conference, including gaining exposure to a wide audience of HR and business decision makers. Snag the opportunity to highlight your expertise and position yourself as an expert among your peers by submitting a proposal that will intrigue and enlighten the conference taskforce.

If you haven’t attended the conference previously, to get an idea of content, please click here: We also highly recommend reading this page: .

Not ready to submit to speak at our conference, but would like to submit webinar content or speak at a local chapter program? Submit your presentation in our portal and we’ll review proposals through January 25, 2019 January 31, 2019!

The submission portal is closed. To speak in 2020, schedule time in your calendar to apply in October 2019! 

The California HR Conference is hosted and curated by PIHRA – Professionals In Human Resources Association.

PIHRA is an independent organization and is the largest affiliate of SHRM in the world. Learn more at .

Upcoming PIHRA Programs

 | Nov 1, Irvine

PIHRA 2019 Legal Update – January 2019:

| August 25-28 | Long Beach

Other Programs: HR Webinars | HR Talent & Tech | HR Department of One