The Los Angeles HR Star Conference draws 850+ HR professionals from
terrific organizations in Southern California. Come celebrate our 19th year!

*** Registration for LA HR Star 2018 is now closed. ***

There will be 17 sessions on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

Keynote Address:
I Can Read You: Effective Communication, Incisive
Questioning & the Science of Unmasking Untruths

Phillip R. Maltin, Esq.
International Speaker & Partner, Raines Feldman LLP

Investigating Sexual Harassment Complaints: What You Need to Know
Allison West, Esq., SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Managing Principal, Employment Practices Specialists

What Can Employers Do Now that Cannabis is Legal in California?
Leonora “Lenny” Schloss, Esq.
Shareholder, Employment and Labor Group, Jackson Lewis P.C.

The Future of Talent Acquisition
Renae Rodrigues, M.S., SWP
Director, Human Resources & Business Partner, Kelly Services

"You Can't Handle the Truth": Interviewing the Egotistical Subject
Chris P. Norris, CFI®
Director, Europe and International Training, Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates

HR Project Management Excellence
Sheree Knowles, SPHR
Founder & Chief HR Officer, HR Knowledge Source

Promoting a Respectful Workplace: Preventing Sexual Harassment & More
Maria R. Diaz, SPHR, PHRca, SHRM-SCP
HR Consultant & Trainer, Train Me Today

Tales from the Other Side: Two Previous Plaintiff's Attorneys
Talk about the Mistakes Employers Make that Lead to Litigation

Alexis D. James, Esq.
Co-Owner, WorkWise Law, PC

Renee N. Noy, Esq.
Co-Owner, WorkWise Law, PC

The Dynamics of Workplace Conflict: Preventing the Crisis
Candice Gottlieb-Clark, MS, CRC, BCE
President, Dynamic Team Solutions

What to Expect in the Post-Tax Reform World of Employee Benefits
for 2018 & Beyond

Liliana O. Salazar, Esq.
Chief Compliance Officer, Western Region, HUB International

Building a Conscious and Intentional Workplace Culture
Russ Elliot
Founder and Chief Consultant, Conscious Culture Group

2018 Wage-Hour Legal Update
Deborah Birndorf Zeiler, Esq., MBA
Partner, Birndorf Law Offices, APC

Storytelling for Business: Crafting Personal Experiences into Powerful Stories
Dave Collins
Founder & CEO, Oak and Reeds

Creating and Building Effective Organizational Partnerships with HR
Bruce L. Calvin, J.D.
President, Calvin Associates, Inc.

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

Tools and Skills for More Effective Interviewing
Dave Collins
Founder & CEO, Oak and Reeds