*** Registration for SF HR Star 2023 is now open ***

The San Francisco HR Star Conference draws 500+ HR professionals
from terrific organizations in Northern California.

Come celebrate our 19th year in the SF Bay Area.

There will be 17 sessions on Thursday, September 7th.

Keynote Address:
The Great Talent Disconnect: What Employees Really Want is Not Always What Employers Think They Want
Jill Christensen
Best Selling Author, Trainer & International Speaker

ChatGPT and AI Chatbots: Helping HR Innovate, Automate & Accelerate
Mark Vickers
Chief Research Analyst, HR Research Institute, HR.com

Preventing Abusive and Toxic Behaviors in the Workplace
Allison West, Esq., SHRM-SCP, AWI-CH
Managing Principal, Employment Practices Specialists

Re-Energize Your HR Leadership, Rediscover Joy in Your Work & Reap the Rewards
Phyllis H. Sarkaria, MBA, MA
CEO, The Sarkaria Group

Pay Strategy 2023: Don’t Stop at SB-1162 Transparency Compliance – Prioritize Compensation Communications
Shari Dunn
Managing Director, Gallagher HR & Compensation Consulting

Conflict Resolution in the Workplace: The Role of Identity
Hanna Bankier, MA, ACC
Founder & Change Catalyst, Working Solutions Group

401(k) Plans: Small Fixes for Big Improvements
Blair Martin, AIF®
Managing Principal, Stonebridge Financial Group

Roberta Bechtel
Director of Qualified Plans, Stonebridge Financial Group

A Deeper Dive into the Nuances of Emotional Intelligence
Estie Briggs, MS
President, Briggs Performance Consulting

Top 10 Things to Stop Doing in Your Next Investigative Interview
Brett L. Ward, CFI®
Vice President, Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates

Legalities Employers Need to be Aware of with AI & Automated Decision-Making
Robert Yang, Esq., CIPP
Jackson Lewis P.C.

Embracing Change: Tools & Skills to Help Employees Accept Change and Overcome Uncertainty
Dave Collins
Founder & CEO, Oak and Reeds

Mastering Difficult Conversations at Work
Lorie Reichel-Howe
Founder & Lead Trainer, Conversations in the Workplace

Making Meetings Better: How HR Can Increase Productivity, Lower Burnout & Protect Your Time
Alexis Haselberger, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, RCC
Time-Management, Productivity & Leadership Coach
Alexis Haselberger Coaching & Consulting

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

Supporting Employee Mental Health without Adding to the Budget
Brandi Murphy
Benefits Specialist, Bolton

529 Savings Plans: Workplace Voluntary Benefits that Help Ease Financial Stress
James Palen
Sr. Consultant, TIAA Tuition Financing, Inc.

Immigration Updates & Innovative Visas: HR Strategies for the Changing Immigration Landscape
Sophie Alcorn, Esq., Founder & CEO
Alcorn Immigration Law - Silicon Valley, New York, Houston, Dallas