The annual San Francisco HR Star Conference draws 800+ HR professionals
from terrific organizations in Northern California.

There will be 17 sessions for Wednesday, July 16, 2014.

Keynote Address:
Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: The Career Development Imperative
Beverly Kaye, Ph.D.
Founder and Chairwoman of the Board, Career Systems International®

The Top 10 Things You Need to Know about Investigating Sexual Harassment Complaints
Allison West, Esq., SPHR
Managing Principal, Employment Practices Specialists

Hot Topics in California Wage-Hour Law
Jennifer Brown Shaw, Esq.
Partner, Shaw Valenza LLP

Social Media in the Workplace 2.0: Is an Update Pending for Your Policies and Practices?
Jeff S. Bosley, Esq.
Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Resolving Workplace Conflict: Before, During and After (Part 1)
Candice Gottlieb-Clark
President, Mediating Solutions

Resolving Workplace Conflict: Before, During and After (Part 2)
Candice Gottlieb-Clark
President, Mediating Solutions

Leaves of Absence and Reasonable Accommodation: Doesn't Anyone Work Here Anymore?
Charles L. Thompson IV, Esq.
Shareholder, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

HR Career Development and Pathing: Strategies and Communication for Career Trajectory
Valerie Frederickson, M.S., C.M.F.
CEO, Valerie Frederickson and Company

Employee Medical Information: An Employer's Guide to the Legal Obligations, Limitations and Laws
Walter M. Stella, Esq.
Shareholder, Miller Law Group

Social Branding: How HR Can Help to Build Your Organization's Reputation with Social Media
Debbie McGrath

Celebrate Careers - Career Achievement: Best Practices to Help Build Trust, Retain Talent, Inspire Peers and Strengthen Loyalty
Joel Bishop
Manager of Training and Speaking, O.C. Tanner

Healthcare Reform: ACA Issues and Compliance Realities for Large Employers (100+ employees) in 2015
Rae Lee Olson
Senior Consultant, Vita Benefits Group

Managing Base Pay - You Need More than Market Data
Shari Dunn
Managing Director, Human Resources & Compensation Consulting Practice, Gallagher Consulting (formerly CompAnalysis)

Only in California: Using Background Checks to Hire the Best and Stay Out of Court
Les Rosen, Esq.
President, Employment Screening Resources (ESR)

Predictive Hiring: A New Approach to Finding Candidates Who Will Succeed in Your Organization
Fred Barnhart, MBA
West Regional Director, SkillSurvey

US Immigration 2014: Mobility Trends, Legislative Forecast and Legal Outlook
Norman C. Plotkin, Esq.
Partner, Jackson & Hertogs LLP

Creating Bulletproof Documentation
Allison West, Esq., SPHR
Managing Principal, Employment Practices Specialists