The Los Angeles HR Star Conference draws 850+ HR professionals from
terrific organizations in Southern California. Come celebrate our 17th year!

*** Registration for LA HR Star 2016 is now full. ***

There will be 17 different sessions on Tuesday, March 22, 2016.

Keynote Address:
The HR Value Proposition: 10 Ways We Change the World
One Organization at a Time
Dethra U. Giles, MBA, MSCM, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Author, Speaker, Trainer and Senior HR Consultant

Documentation on Trial
Allison West, Esq., SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Managing Principal, Employment Practices Specialists

Backstabbing and Envy in the Workplace: Taming the Toxic Environment
Patty Malone, Ph.D.
President, Clear Communication Institute, Inc.

California's Fair Pay Act - The Battle of the Sexes
Leonora “Lenny” Schloss, Esq.
Shareholder, Employment and Labor Group, Jackson Lewis P.C.

Proactive Employee Relations and Investigations Strategies to
Mitigate Risk and Increase Engagement
Deborah J. Muller, M.A.
CEO, HR Acuity

2016 Wage-Hour Legal Update
Maria C. Rodriguez, Esq.
Partner, DLA Piper LLP

Ten New Emerging HR Trends for 2016
Jocelyn Lincoln, M.A.
Vice President, Americas Recruiting, Kelly Services

Why Soft Skills Matter: The Key Predictors of Successful Hires
Fred Barnhart, MBA
Talent Solutions Specialist, SkillSurvey

Termination Horror Stories and the Lessons Learned
Lauraine Bifulco
President and Principal Consultant, Vantaggio HR

Work-Life Balance in the Information Age: Are We Addicted to Social Media?
Candice Gottlieb-Clark, M.S.
President, Mediating Solutions

Top Questions for Your Retirement Plan
Julie Tucker
Vice President, The Ryding Company

Generations in the Workplace: Discovering the Generational Connections
Bruce L. Calvin, J.D.
President, Calvin Associates, Inc.

Innovative Compensation Practices for a Rapidly Changing Workplace
Tim Silvera
Vice President and Practice Leader, HUB International

Social Media's Role and Impact in the Workplace: Policies, Privacy
and Protected Activity
Deborah Birndorf Zeiler, Esq., MBA
Partner, Birndorf Law Offices, APC

Leaves of Absence: Untangling the Ever-Changing Web
Helene Wasserman, Esq.
Shareholder, Littler Mendelson, P.C.

Why Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch: 5 Steps to Realizing Your Ideal Culture
Deborah Moroz, J.D., SPHR
Founder and CEO, HROIC

The High Cost of Getting Even: Preventing Retaliation Claims
Allison West, Esq., SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Managing Principal, Employment Practices Specialists