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Come celebrate our 18th year in Atlanta!

The Atlanta HR Star Conference draws 900+ HR professionals from
terrific organizations in Georgia and Alabama.

There will be 21 sessions on Thursday, September 5, 2019.

Keynote Address:
How to Reach Your Potential & Become the Greatest HR Leader that You Can Be
Dr. Earl Suttle
International Speaker, Author & Leadership Expert




"Cloudy with a Chance of Truth": Interview Preparation for all Conditions
Dave Thompson, CFI
Vice President of Operations, Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates, Inc.




The Bermuda Triangle of Leave Laws
Jenna M. Bedsole, Esq.
Shareholder and Head of Labor & Employment Group, Birmingham Office
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC




BYOB: Bring Your Own Biases to Work
Sheree Knowles, SPHR
Founder & Chief HR Officer, HR Knowledge Source




Intentional Leadership
Nancy J. Lewis, MS, PHR, SHRM-CP, RCC
President, Progressive Techniques, Inc.




The Bystander Effect: The Power of Intervention in the Workplace
Kelly Charles-Collins, Esq., MBA
Speaker, Author & Consultant, HR Legally Speaking
Partner, Smoak, Chistolini & Barnett, PLLC




The DNA of Human Capital: 2019 Trends Report - 12 Trends You Need to Know
Gavin Morton, SPHR
Mobile CPO, HR.com




Driving a Winning Culture
Doug Claffey
Chief Strategy Officer & Founder, Energage




The Millennial Matrix: Reframing the Millennial Experience in the Workplace
Maya Lewis, PHR, SHRM-CP, MPA
Founder & CEO, Professional Adulting




HR's Secret Weapon: The Power of Analytics & AI
Ty C. Weber, MBA
Strategic Planning Consultant, Ultimate Software




Steps HR Should Take When Dealing with a Troubled Employee
Jenna M. Bedsole, Esq.
Shareholder and Head of Labor & Employment Group, Birmingham Office
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC




Hot Topics in Wage-Hour Law for 2019 & Litigation Errors to Avoid
Clare Draper, Esq.
Partner, Alston and Bird LLP




How to Define and Measure the Success of a Defined Contribution Plan
David T. Griffin, C(k)P, AIF
Founder & Director of Retirement Plans, Atlanta Retirement Partners




Workplace Investigations: Beyond the Basics
Kelly Charles-Collins, Esq., MBA
Speaker, Author & Consultant, HR Legally Speaking
Partner, Smoak, Chistolini & Barnett, PLLC




How Data-Rich Listening Surveys Can Boost Retention & Improve the
Employee Experience (Case Study)

Connie Wedel, SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP
Founder & CEO, HR Without Borders




The HR Leadership Toolbox: Leveraging University Partnerships
Cornelius "Neil" Dowdell, MBA, LSSGB
Manager of Corporate Learning, Emory University Continuing Education




So You Want to Work in Diversity & Inclusion: Core Competencies,
Technical Skills & Action Plans

Shatanese Reese, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Trainer, Executive Coach & Speaker




Overcoming DHS Immigration Obstacles: Hiring & Retaining Global Talent
Erin Elliott, Esq.
Managing Attorney, Elliott Immigration Law LLC




CREW: Civility, Respect and Engagement in the Workplace
Sheree Knowles, SPHR
Founder & Chief HR Officer, HR Knowledge Source




HR Metrics
Seth Davies
Managing Partner, Competitive Solutions, Inc.




Maximizing Employee Engagement: How to Keep Your Best People
Rhian Sharp, MBA, MHR
Founder & CEO, Sharp Medical Recruiting and HR Consulting