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

*** Registration for SF HR Star 2016 is now open !!! ***

Come celebrate our 14th year in the SF Bay area.

There will be 17 different sessions for Wednesday, July 13, 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
International Speaker, Author, Trainer and Senior HR Consultant




The California Fair Pay Act: Everything You Need to Know to
Stay Out of Trouble
Jennifer Brown Shaw, Esq.
Partner, Shaw Valenza LLP




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




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




Millennials in the Workplace: Maximizing Return, Increasing
Engagement and the Power of Purpose
Sean Kelly
TEDx Speaker and CEO, SnackNation




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




Leaves of Absence Update for 2016
Charles L. Thompson IV, Esq.
Shareholder, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.




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




Diversity and Inclusion and as it Relates to the Candidate Experience
Valerie Frederickson
CEO, Frederickson Pribula Li




Unconscious Bias in the Workplace
Katherin Nukk-Freeman
Co-Founder and President, SHIFT HR Compliance Training, LLC




US Immigration 2016: Mobility Trends, Legislative Forecast and Legal Outlook
Norman C. Plotkin, Esq.
Partner, Jackson & Hertogs LLP




Health Care Benefits
Rae Lee Olson
Senior Consultant, Vita Benefits Group




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




Compensation Update for 2016
Shari Dunn
Managing Director, Human Resources & Compensation Consulting Practice,
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.




Using Background Checks to Hire the Best and Stay Out of Court -
What Every Employer Needs to Know
Dawn Standerwick
Vice President, ESR (Employment Screening Resources)