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Here it is! The 2018 California HR Conference Sessions Schedule! This preview offers the full scope of CAHR18 sessions from start to finish. The official, dynamic session directory will be live very soon, but in the meantime, this preview can help you start to plan your conference experience.

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Friday, August 24 - Sunday, August 26, 2018

Friday 8/24 – Sunday 8/26

8:00am – 5:00pm

Pre Conference: HR Certification Preparation Seminars

Sunday 8/26

1:00pm – 5:00pm

Registration and SHRMStore Open

2:30pm – 3:45pm

Pre-Conference Sessions

4:00pm – 5:00pm

New Member Reception

5:30pm – 7:00pm

President’s Welcome Reception

Monday August 27, 2018

Monday 8/27

6:45am – 7:30am

Meet To Move

7:00am – 9:00am

Coffee

7:00am – 5:30pm

Registration & SHRMStore Open

7:30am – 8:45am

New Attendee Orientation

7:30am – 5:00pm

Coaching Sessions

7:30am – 8:45am

Taking Your Succession Plan From Good To Great
Michael Timms
1.25 Credits: Business
Track: Business & HR Strategy

Sense on the Dollar: Pay Equity Trends and Strategies for Compliance
Holly Lake
1.25 Credits: California
Track: California Employment Law

Onboarding: It’s Not Just a Process; It’s an Artform
Amy Robinson
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Nonprofit HR

9:00am – 10:30am

The 5 Second Rule
Mel Robbins
1 Credit: HR (General)
Keynote

10:30am – 11:15am

Refreshment Break in the Marketplace

10:30am – 4:00pm

Marketplace Open

10:30am – 4:00pm

Solutions Stage Sessions in the Marketplace

11:15am – 12:30pm

Third Space Thinking
Dr. Ernest J. Wilson, III
1.25 Credits: Business
Mega Session

Business Financial Intelligence for Today’s HR Professional
Paul Butler
1.25 Credits: Business
Track: Business & HR Strategy

Practical Applications: Navigating California’s Latest Ban The Box Law
Alan Crivaro & Teresa McQueen
1.25 Credits: California
Track: California Employment Law 

Building a High-Performance Global Workforce: New Rules for the New Workforce
Ragu Bhargava & Bill Armstrong
1.25 Credits: Global
Track: Global HR

Equipping Employees to Thrive in a Workplace Full of Distractions
Clark Souer
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Nonprofit HR

The Top 10 Things You Need to Know When Investigating Sexual Harassment
Allison West
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: HR Compliance

Be FMLAwesome: Strategies for a More Empathetic Leave of Absence Process
Helen Calvin
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Total Rewards

Lead Like You Give a Damn
Dave McKeown
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Professional Development

Future-Proofed: Reimagining HR Jobs in the Artificial Intelligence Economy
Terri Horton
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Talent Management 

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Lunch in the Marketplace

2:00pm – 4:00pm

The Strategic Shift: Practical, Proven and Research-Driven Methods to Forge the Future Workforce
Vu Pham
2 Credits: Business
Masters Session

2:00pm – 3:15pm

Positioned for Excellence: Resolving Organizational Conflict
Pamela Green
1.25 Credits: Business
Track: Business & HR Strategy

Weeding Out Misinformation: HR & Legalizing Cannabis in California
Corey Tobin & Amber Healy
1.25 Credits: California
Track: California Employment Law

LGBT Global Mobility
Robert Conti
1.25 Credits: Global
Track: Global HR

Re-igniting the Flame of Disengaged Employees
Carol Marzouk
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Nonprofit HR

The Higher They Are… How To Prevent #MeToo From Toppling Your Organization
Helene Wasserman
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: HR Compliance

Return on Talent Investment – The Final Frontier in Human Capital Metrics
Keith Friede
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Total Rewards

Culture Wars: Determinants for Leading a Healthy Organizational Culture
E. Andrew Stenhouse
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Professional Development

Generational Similarities in the Workplace
Lizz Pellet
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Talent Management 

3:15pm – 4:00pm

Refreshment Break in the Marketplace

4:00pm – 5:15pm

The Theory of Elasticity: The Future of Human Resources
Stacie Mallen
1.25 Credits: Business
Track: Business & HR Strategy

Onboarding Landmines: Preventing Problems With New Hires In California
Jennifer Komsky
1.25 Credits: California
Track: California Employment Law

Data Science and Advanced Analytics: NextGen Performance Management
Jude James, Jaikrishnan Muraleedharan & Jason Renda
1.25 Credits: Global
Track: Global HR

Employment Law Trends and Tips for California Employers
Andrew Russell
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Nonprofit HR

The Hiring Process—Advertising to Onboarding (“A-to-O”)
Jonathan Light
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: HR Compliance 

Rewarding Employee Performance: Rethinking the Impact of Compensation
Shari Dunn
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Total Rewards

The New HR Leader: A Bona Fide Disruptor
Stacey Lewis
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Professional Development

Reaching Candidates: Make the Job Search like an Amazon Buying Experience
Lawrel Aufmuth & Susan Vitale
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Talent Management

5:30pm – 6:00pm

PIHRA Annual Meeting & Volunteer Leader Briefing

6:15pm – 8:00pm

Young Professionals Social

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Tuesday 8/28

6:45am – 7:30am

Meet To Move

7:00am – 9:00am

Coffee

7:00am – 5:30pm

Registration & SHRMStore Open

7:30am – 8:45am

New Attendee Orientation

7:30am – 5:00pm

Coaching Sessions

7:30am – 8:45am

Cultivating Culture in Pursuit of Smarter Working
InaMarie Johnson
1.25 Credits: Business
Track: Business & HR Strategy

California’s Fair Pay Act: Every Employer’s Steps to Compliance
Rich Falcone
1.25 Credits: California
Track: California Employment Law

CEO Breakfast Panel
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Executive-Only Summit 

9:00am – 10:30am

How to Love Your Work in the 21st Century
Afdhel Aziz
1 Credit: HR (General)
Keynote

10:30am – 11:15am

Refreshment Break in the Marketplace

10:30am – 4:00pm

Marketplace Open

10:30am – 4:00pm

Solutions Stage Sessions in the Marketplace

11:15am – 12:30pm

Helping People Win at Work
Garry O. Ridge
1.25 Credits: Business
Mega Session

Transformational Change Through Teams
Keith Ferrazzi
1.25 Credits: Business
Track: Executive-Only Summit

Understanding Metrics – How to Connect HR’s Goals to Business Strategy
Ryan Kohler
1.25 Credits: Business
Track: Business & HR Strategy

Slaying the California Wage and Hour Dragon
Allison Eckstrom
1.25 Credits: California
Track: California Employment Law  

Global Trends That Impact HR Strategy
Heather Vigil
1.25 Credits: Global
Track: Global HR

OFCCP Update: A New Government Contractor Environment Under President Trump
Scott Pechaitis
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: HR Compliance

Benefits Innovation: The New Consumer-Centric Platforms & Coverage Models
Dennis Weinberg
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Total Rewards

Eliminate the Wimp Factor. Just Say It!
Shari Harley
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Professional Development

Veteran Talent Management: From “We Will” to “At Will”
Justin Constantine
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Talent Management

 

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Lunch in the Marketplace

2:00pm – 3:15pm

CHRO TED-Style Talks
1 Credit: HR (General)
Keynote

3:15pm – 4:00pm

Refreshment Break in the Marketplace

4:00pm – 5:15pm

CHRO Panel
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Executive-Only Summit

Vacation, PTO, and Sick Leave Policies in CA: Navigating Legal Landmines
Brian Nagatani
1.25 Credits: California
Track: California Employment Law 

Developing HR as a Strategic Business Partner: HR Transformation 3.0
Margaret Graziano & Tiffany Tremmel
1.25 Credits: Business
Track: Business & HR Strategy

Leading Multiple International Investigations: Practical Guidance on What Works and What to Avoid
Juliette Gust
1.25 Credits: Global
Track: Global HR

Form I-9 and E-Verify Compliance Updates
Yu-Ting Adler
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: HR Compliance

Total Rewards for the New Digital Economy
Juliette Meunier
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Total Rewards

Executive Presence: Stand Out, Speak Up and Claim Your Seat
Jeff Hiller
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Professional Development

How Next-Gen NFL Coaching Translates to Next-Gen Coaching in the Workplace
Dan Negroni
1.25 Credits: HR (General)
Track: Talent Management

7:00pm

Meet To Eat & Tuesday Night Events

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Wednesday 8/29

7:00am – 9:00am

Coffee

7:00am – 12:30pm

Registration & SHRMStore Open

7:30 – 12:30pm

Coaching Sessions

7:30am – 8:45am

Beyond Engagement: The New Frontier of Belonging
Tiffany Stith, Karen Gifford, Lisa Markus & Jacqueline Roth
1.25 Credits: Business
Track: Business & HR Strategy

8:45am – 9:00am

Refreshment Break

9:00am – 10:15am

Fortune 100 Best Places to Work Panel
1.25 Credits: Business
Mega Session

California Compensation Crisis: How To Pay Your Employees Properly!
Greg Labate
1.25 Credits: California
Track: California Employment Law

HR Technology as a Strategic Investment
Jacqueline Kuhn
1.25 Credits: Business
Track: Business & HR Strategy

10:30am – 12:00pm

The Sky is Not the Limit: Lessons From a Year in Space
Captain Scott Kelly
1 Credit: HR (General)
Keynote

12:00pm – 12:05pm

Grand Prize Drawing

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