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When: Thursday, November 1, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: UCI Applied Innovation/The Cove
5141 California Ave
Irvine, California  92697
United States
Presenter: Various Presenters
Contact: PIHRA Programs Dept

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Strategic LeadHR will provide a unique approach to professional development in HR

receive customized tools and take-aways

enjoy engaging and detailed presentations

thrive in a collaborative setting

begin to apply concepts to your company immediately

Influence, develop and advance your organization as an HR professional.


Featured Speakers


Dr. Deirdre Carlock, 
Adjunct Professor, Cal Poly Pomona
Scott Hamilton
CEO, Nextworks Strategy
Ramona Agrela, 
Assoc Chancellor / Chief HR Exec, 
UC Irvine

Ed Rodriquez, 
CHRO, Golden State Foods
Herbert Callahan, 
SR HR Director, Golden State Foods 
Melissa Vieira,
Sr Manager, Org Dev, Golden State Foods 
Pete Fisher,
VP of HR, Golden State Foods 



Program Agenda*

5:00pm - 5:30pm Registration & Networking
5:30pm - 6:30pm HR Strategy: Defining Organizational Culture
presented by Dr. Deirdre Carlock
6:30pm - 6:40pm Break
6:40pm - 7:40pm Innovating for Performance- HR Strategy Mapping Case Study
presented by Scott Hamilton, Ed Rodriguez, Herbert Callahan, Melissa Vieira & Pete Fisher
7:40pm - 7:45pm Break
7:45pm - 8:45pm HR Championing Cultural Change through Innovation
presented by Ramona Agrela

*Schedule subject to change



Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA) is recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 3.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

This program has been approved for 3.0 Business recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at www.hrci.org.

The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.


Registration Rates

Category Early Bird
by 10.24.18
After 10.24.18
PIHRA Member $99 $149
Guest/Nonmember $149 $179

The early bird rate is EXTENDED until 11:59pm on Wednesday, October 24!
Registrations will also be accepted onsite.


Cancellation Policy

There will be a 50% administration fee for any cancellation. If you need to cancel, we must receive it in writing (email or fax) 2 business days prior to an event during normal business hours. Refunds will not be given to no-shows. Credits will not be issued for use towards future PIHRA events.


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1515 W 190th St, Ste 530
Gardena, CA 90248
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