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 Export to Your Calendar 6/19/2019
When: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Where: Map this event »
Phase Two
5877 Obama Blvd
Los Angeles, California  90016
United States
Presenter: Various Speakers
Contact: PIHRA Home Office

Online registration is available until: 6/19/2019
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2019 HR Talent & Tech
in Los Angeles on 06/19/19

Join Elite HR Professionals at the Forefront of Technology


The Latest Tech is for Everyone in HR.

Technology is hiring humans! Whether you’re using AI to sort through a high volume of resumes or VR to train your recruiters on standard processes, HR is embracing all that technology has to offer.

The primary objectives of #HRTT19 are to help HR professionals be at the forefront of technology, and use it to anticipate the needs of their organization. This program will provide ways to implement new technology strategies proactively, rather than waiting until organizations are forced to adapt.

Join us for an on-trend discussion of how technology can help HR can make the workplace more human. Register today!


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Schedule At A Glance* 

 6:00pm - 9:00pm Onsite Registration Open
 6:15pm - 6:30pm 
Welcome and Networking
 6:30pm - 7:30pm  Opening Session - Workforce Analytics vs. Gut Feel
presented by Jeff Higgins, CEO, Human Capital Management Institute

 7:30pm - 7:45pm Sponsored Networking Break
 7:45pm - 8:45pm Closing Session - The Optimal Work Environment: How HR Can Use Technology to Develop EQ
presented by Morgan Mercer, Founder, Vantage Point
 8:45pm - 9:00pm Closing Remarks & Networking

*Schedule subject to change  


Phase Two
5877 Obama Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90016


Morgan Mercer, Founder, Vantage Point

Morgan Mercer is the founder of the immersive enterprise training company, Vantage Point. Vantage Point's immersive training platform leverages standalone Virtual Reality in conjunction with ML and AI, and offers training modules focused around Soft Skills development, including Workplace Harassment Training. Mercer, a solo minority founder, was recently regarded as one of the Top 10 Female Tech Innovators in history by TechRadar and was listed as the Top Female in Tech in Los Angeles. Mercer has been featured in 4+ dozen publications including WIRED, The Guardian, NPR, The Economist, BBC, FastCompany, Vogue, and has spoken at dozens of conferences including Anita Hill’s IDEAS Summit, TechCrunch Disrupt, and the upcoming UN Women’s Summit and Fortune Magazine Design Conference. Mercer frequently keynotes conferences and hackathons including AthenaHacks, the Non-Gaming VR Meetup, and the VRAR Investor Fundraising Panel.

Vantage Point was founded under the belief that while technology can cause apathy, immersive technology can drive empathy and fundamentally make the world more human. We believe that the heart of all we do is human. The way we make the world more human is by using technology to teach and inspire people to become the very best versions of themselves they always hoped to be. Today Vantage Point is actively developing the platform and the products to train people on EQ-driven skills and soft skills that matter, with the ultimate goal of enabling humans to unlock their full potential.

Jeff Higgins, CEO, Human Capital Management Institute

Jeff Higgins is the CEO of the Human Capital Management Institute, a driving force in Workforce analytics helping companies transform data into intelligence via workforce planning and predictive analytics. With his unique experience as both a senior HR executive and former CFO, Jeff helps organizations rapidly advance their analytics & workforce planning journey to unlock billions of dollars in workforce ROI. Mr. Higgins is a founding member of the Workforce Intelligence Consortium, a member of the ISO Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on human capital, board member of the Center for Talent Reporting (CTR) and editorial committee member of IHRIM’s Workforce Solutions Review (WSR) magazine. Previously, Mr. Higgins was EVP of client services at Inform a global workforce planning and analytics provider, EVP of Workforce Planning at Countrywide Financial Corp., and held senior HR leadership roles driving workforce analytics and planning at The Irvine Company and OneWest Bank. Mr. Higgins also spent 15 years in finance and accounting roles of increasing responsibility for Johnson & Johnson, Baxter International, Colgate Palmolive and Klune Industries, ultimately as a Controller, VP of Finance and CFO. In November 2011, Mr. Higgins and HCMI were featured on a cover story in CFO.com magazine on Human Capital Financial Statements Power from the People.



This program is valid for 2.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

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 has been approved for 2.0 HR (General) 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 Standard
Date by 05/19/19 6/19/19

PIHRA Member $60        $75
Guest/Nonmember $75 $89

Online registration will be open thru June 19, 2019. We also will be accepting registration onsite at event. Payment is due at the time of registration. If paying by check, please click button below to print registration form, complete, and send to our office with your payment.


Cancellation Policy 

There will be a 50% administration fee for any cancellations. If you need to cancel, we must receive it in writing (email or fax) at least 5 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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HR Talent & Technology in Los Angles on 6/19/19

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