ASHHRA 54th Annual Conference & Exposition

September 15 – 18, 2018

Schedule at a Glance

The ASHHRA 54th Annual Conference & Exposition will be held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh (1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15222). A block of rooms has been reserved at two hotels: the Westin Pittsburgh and the Omni William Penn Hotel.

Below is the schedule of events*:

Saturday, September 15 (Preconference)

7:00 am – 6:00 pm: Registration / Cyber Café & Tech Bar / Resource Center / Charging Station
7:45 – 8:15 am: Networking Breakfast
8:30 – 11:45 am: Chapter Leadership Workshop (CLW)
8:30 – 11:45 am: Preconference Workshops
8:30 – 11:45 am: CHHR Study Session
12:00 – 1:15 pm: Lunch for Preconference and CLW Attendees  |  60 Second Volunteer Challenge: DonorsChoose.org
2:00 – 4:00 pm: CHHR Exam
1:30 – 3:45 pm: Preconference Workshops (continued)
4:00 – 5:00 pm: Welcome Reception (for Full Conference registrants)

Download Saturday's Session Descriptions (PDF)


Sunday, September 16

6:00 – 7:00 am: Sunrise Yoga
7:00 am – 6:00 pm: Registration / Cyber Café & Tech Bar / Resource Center / Charging Station
8:00 – 9:00 am: Regional Breakfast
9:15 – 10:45 am: Opening Ceremony and Keynote
10:45 am – 1:00 pm: Exhibit Hall | Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 pm: Learning Sessions
2:10 – 3:10 pm: Learning Sessions
3:20 – 4:20 pm: Learning Sessions
4:20 – 6:00 pm: Exhibit Hall | Pittsburgh Mixer
7:00 – 9:30 pm: ASHHRA Social Event: Team Pride at PNC Park (ticket required)

Download Sunday's Session Descriptions (PDF)


Monday, September 17

6:00 – 7:00 am: Sunrise Yoga
7:00 am – 4:00 pm: Registration / Cyber Café & Tech Bar / Resource Center / Charging Station
8:00 – 9:30 am: Motivational Breakfast and Keynote
9:45 – 10:45 am: Learning Sessions
11:00 am – Noon: Learning Sessions
Noon – 2:45 pm: Exhibit Hall and Lunch
3:00 – 4:00 pm: Learning Sessions
4:15 - 5:45 pm: Thought Leader Forum: Where Are We Now? Continuing the Conversation
Free Evening: Attendees plan activities on your own.

Download Monday's Session Descriptions (PDF)


Tuesday, September 18

8:00 am – Noon: Cyber Café & Tech Bar / Resource Center / Charging Station
8:00 – 9:00 am: Learning Sessions
9:15 – 10:15 am: Learning Sessions
10:30 am – Noon: Closing Ceremony Brunch and Keynote

Download Tuesday's Session Descriptions (PDF)


* Schedule of events is subject to change. For a complete schedule of events - including learning sessions, exhibit hall hours and general sessions - see Learning Sessions

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