2019 Annual Conference- Program


 

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2019 SAHRA Conference attendees will have the opportunity to hear from leaders in the business and human resource industries as well as members from our esteemed legal team.


Check-out the schedule below. Information on the speakers and topics will be populated as available. Please note, this is subject to change and will be updated regularly.

 

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Tuesday, September 17 Location 

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. 

Registration & Exhibitor Preview  Hall A

8:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Opening Remarks Breakfast

5 Component of Extraordinary Teams

Lee Rubin, President of Lee Rubin Speaks 

 Hall A
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Managing Up: Making Difficult Conversations, Safe Conversations

Lorie Reichel-Howe, Founder of Conversations in the Workplace

 Hall A
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

HR You Ready? A value-added approach

Sara Christiansen

 McClellan
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

2019 Employee Benefits Compliance: How to Take Aim on a Moving Target

Lilian Salazar, Esq., Chief Compliance Officer, Pacific Region, HUB International Insurance Services, Inc.

 Hall A
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Case Studies on Reasonable Accommodations and the Interactive Process

David W. Tyra & Jennifer Weiner

 McClellan

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch with Chapter Business & SHRM Presentation / Exhibitor Preview  Hall A
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back - Diversity Initiatives Gone Awry

Marife Ramos, PHR, SHM-CP, Director of Operations, Senior Consultant, Biddle Consulting Group & Cassie Shamber, PHR, SHRM-CP, Consultant II, Biddle Consulting Group

 McClellan
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Six Scenarios for the Future of Fearless HR

David C. Forman, Author, Adjunct Professor and President, Sage Learning Systems, Inc.

 Hall A
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Snack Break in the Exhibit Hall  Hall A

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.     

The New HR Professional: An Employment Law Expert?

Dawn Capp, M.S., J.D.

 McClellan
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  

Dean Rocco, Misty Elmore and Joel Hockman

 Hall A
 4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Coaching Skills for Leaders

Dawn M. Karner

 McClellan
4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Detecting Lies and Deception: Practical Skills for HR Professionals

Jennifer Shaw, Shaw Law Group

 Hall A

Wednesday, September 18 Location 

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. 

Breakfast with Exhibitors  Hall A

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Tips, Trends and Transparency: Creating a Competitive Employee Benefits Program

Tina Koenig, Vice President, Burnham Benefits

 Hall A

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Internal Stakeholder Engagement

Shauna Harrington, SPHR, SHRM - SCP, Senior Director, Outreach and Executive Talent, VSP Global

 McClellan

9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Create Unstoppable Productivity & Focus

Dr. Richard B. Greene, The IronMan Business Coach, Amplifier, LLC

 Hall A

9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Navigating the Independent Contractor Mindfield

Ben Webster, Office Managing Shareholder, Sacramento, Littler Mendelson PC

 McClellan

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Top 10 Things Employers Do to Get Sued

Lukas Clary, Shareholder, Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin & Meagan Bainbridge, Senior Attorney, Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin

 Hall A
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Putting the "Human" back in Human Resources, and the "Person" back in Personnel

Sandra Reed, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

 McCllelan

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall & Raffle  Hall A

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

Ding Happens! How HR Professionals Can Improvise, Adapt and Innovate in an Ever-Changing World

Avish Parashar, Professional Speaker and Motivational Improviser, Avish Prashar Productions, Inc.

 Hall A

2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Up in Smoke: The Widespread Implications of Legalization of Marijuana on the Workplace

Larry M. Kazanjian, Managing Partner, Palmer Kazanjian Wohl Hodson, LLP & Alexandra M. Asterlin, Partner, Palmer Kazanjian Wohl Hodson, LLP

 McClellan
2:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

HR You Ready? Talent Innovations for the modern workplace

Sara Christiansen

 Placer
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Managing Employees with a Suspected Mental Health Condition

Kimberly Worley & Susana Solano

 McClellan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Earn over 12 SHRM & HRCI credits by attending both days of the Conference!

 

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