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HR West 2019
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Sessions

MARCH 11-13, 2019 | OAKLAND CONVENTION CENTER

Sessions

Credit Objectives: 14.25 Total Credit/PDC (final approval pending), 11.25 Business Credits, 10 California Credits, and 10.25 ATD points.


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6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Registration & Information Desk Open
8:15 a.m.-9:15 a.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Conference Registration/Visit exhibitors
9:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Conference Kickoff
9:20 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Aaron Hurst, Imperative
Track: Check the Playbook (Strategy & Leadership)
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Aaron Hurst
Aaron Hurst, CEO, Imperative
10:00 a.m.-10:20 a.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Break
10:20 a.m.-11:35 a.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Monday morning concurrent sessions
10:20 a.m.-11:35 a.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Susan Bernstein MBA, PhD, DrSusanBernstein.com
Track: Polish the Apples (Talent Development)
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Susan Bernstein MBA, PhD
Susan Bernstein MBA, PhD, Executive Coach & Leadership Consultant, DrSusanBernstein.com
10:20 a.m.-11:35 a.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Joshua Ramey-Renk SHRM-SCP SPHR, Technology Credit Union
Track: Polish the Apples (Talent Development)
10:20 a.m.-11:35 a.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Jeanette Maister, Oleeo (formerly WCN)
Track: From Planting to Harvest (Talent Acquisition & Management )
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Jeanette Maister
Jeanette Maister, Managing Director, Americas, Oleeo (formerly WCN)
10:20 a.m.-11:35 a.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Carolyn Godfrey, Evolve Consulting and Coaching
Track: Say What? (Communicate & Relate)
10:20 a.m.-11:35 a.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Kate Benediktsson, Waggl
Bruce Fern, Change-Ready Solutions
Track: Critical Components (Employee Relations)
10:20 a.m.-11:35 a.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Rob Catalano, WorkTango
Track: Gravitational Pull (Culture, Engagement, Retention)
Rob Catalano Photo
Rob Catalano
Rob Catalano, Chief Engagement Officer, WorkTango
10:20 a.m.-11:35 a.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Douglas Farmer Esq., Ogletree Deakins
Track: It's the Law (Law & Legislation)
10:20 a.m.-11:35 a.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Amii Barnard-Bahn JD, Barnard-Bahn Consulting & Coaching
Track: Check the Playbook (Strategy & Leadership)
Amii Barnard-Bahn JD Photo
Amii Barnard-Bahn JD
Amii Barnard-Bahn JD, Strategic Advisor and Executive Coach, Barnard-Bahn Consulting & Coaching
10:20 a.m.-11:35 a.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Shari Dunn, CompAnalysis, Division of Arthur J. Gallager Co. Human Resources Consulting Practice
Track: What's In It for Them? (Compensation & Benefits)
Shari Dunn Photo
Shari Dunn
Shari Dunn, Managing Director and National Practice Leader, HR and Compensation Consulting Practice, CompAnalysis, Division of Arthur J. Gallager Co. Human Resources Consulting Practice
11:35 a.m.-11:50 a.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Break
11:50 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Lunch
12:45 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Break
1:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Monday midday concurrent sessions
1:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Bruce L. Calvin J.D., Calvin-Associates, Inc.
Track: Say What? (Communicate & Relate)
Bruce L. Calvin J.D. Photo
Bruce L. Calvin J.D.
Bruce L. Calvin J.D., President, Calvin-Associates, Inc.
1:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Michael Cooper MBA, Innovators + Influencers
Track: From Planting to Harvest (Talent Acquisition & Management )
Michael Cooper MBA Photo
Michael Cooper MBA
Michael Cooper MBA, Executive Coach + Trainer, Innovators + Influencers
1:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Julius Schillinger Ph.D, Gateway Learning Group
Track: What's In It for Them? (Compensation & Benefits)
1:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Huan Ho, Rallyteam (recently acquired by Workday)
Track: Gravitational Pull (Culture, Engagement, Retention)
1:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Linda Lubin Thompson, L2T Leadership Development
Patty Woolcock CSHRP, CSHRP (California Strategic Human Resource Partnership)
Track: Check the Playbook (Strategy & Leadership)
Linda Lubin Thompson Photo
Linda Lubin Thompson
Linda Lubin Thompson, Leadership Consultant & Executive Coach, L2T Leadership Development
Patty Woolcock CSHRP Photo
Patty Woolcock CSHRP
Patty Woolcock CSHRP, Executive Director, CSHRP (California Strategic Human Resource Partnership)
1:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Brian Dolman Esq. SHRM-SCP SPHR, HKM Employment Attorneys
Cindi Bright, The Bright Group
Kira Knight, Recology CleanScapes
Track: Critical Components (Employee Relations)
Cindi Bright Photo
Cindi Bright
Cindi Bright, Consultant/Change Agent, The Bright Group
1:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Amy Cappellanti-Wolf, Symantec
Track: Gravitational Pull (Culture, Engagement, Retention)
Amy Cappellanti-Wolf Photo
Amy Cappellanti-Wolf
Amy Cappellanti-Wolf, SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer, Symantec
1:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Brad Wilson, Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI)
Track: Check the Playbook (Strategy & Leadership)
1:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Mrs. Marina A. Galatro SPHR,PHRca,SHRM-CP, Paychex
Mr. Jason Sheffield Esq., Willis Towers Watson
Track: It's the Law (Law & Legislation)
Mrs. Marina A. Galatro SPHR,PHRca,SHRM-CP Photo
Mrs. Marina A. Galatro SPHR,PHRca,SHRM-CP
Mrs. Marina A. Galatro SPHR,PHRca,SHRM-CP, HR Consultant/Coach, Paychex
Mr. Jason Sheffield Esq. Photo
Mr. Jason Sheffield Esq.
Mr. Jason Sheffield Esq., Director and Managing Attorney, Willis Towers Watson
1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Rachel Shaw MBA, Shaw HR Consulting, Inc.
Track: What's In It for Them? (Compensation & Benefits)
Rachel Shaw MBA Photo
Rachel Shaw MBA
Rachel Shaw MBA, President and Principal Consultant, Shaw HR Consulting, Inc.
2:15 p.m.-2:35 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Break
2:35 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Monday afternoon concurrent sessions
2:35 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Liliana Salazar Esq., HUB International Insurance Service, Inc.
Track: It's the Law (Law & Legislation)
Liliana Salazar Esq. Photo
Liliana Salazar Esq.
Liliana Salazar Esq., Chief Compliance Officer, Pacific Region, HUB International Insurance Service, Inc.
2:35 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Charles Ashworth, Copper CRM, Inc.
Track: Check the Playbook (Strategy & Leadership)
Charles Ashworth Photo
Charles Ashworth
Charles Ashworth, Chief People Officer, Copper CRM, Inc.
2:35 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Ryan Kohler, ApplicantPro
Track: Check the Playbook (Strategy & Leadership)
Ryan Kohler Photo
Ryan Kohler
Ryan Kohler, Founder & CEO, ApplicantPro
2:35 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Rae Majors-Wildman, Rae Majors-Wildman (RMW) International
Track: Polish the Apples (Talent Development)
Rae Majors-Wildman Photo
Rae Majors-Wildman
Rae Majors-Wildman, CEO, Rae Majors-Wildman (RMW) International
2:35 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Justin Hale, VitalSmarts
Track: Say What? (Communicate & Relate)
Justin Hale Photo
Justin Hale
Justin Hale, Speaker and Training Designer, VitalSmarts
2:35 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Tim Mutrie, ACI Specialty Benefits
Gilbert Manzano SHRM-SCP, ACI Specialty Benefits
Track: Check the Playbook (Strategy & Leadership)
Tim Mutrie Photo
Tim Mutrie
Tim Mutrie, SVP Marketing & IT, ACI Specialty Benefits
Gilbert Manzano SHRM-SCP Photo
Gilbert Manzano SHRM-SCP
Gilbert Manzano SHRM-SCP, SVP Client Partnerships, ACI Specialty Benefits
2:35 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Tauseef Rahman, Mercer
Track: Gravitational Pull (Culture, Engagement, Retention)
Tauseef Rahman Photo
Tauseef Rahman
Tauseef Rahman, Principal, Mercer
2:35 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Meghan Hopkins, OperationsInc
Track: Gravitational Pull (Culture, Engagement, Retention)
Meghan Hopkins Photo
Meghan Hopkins
Meghan Hopkins, Vice President, HR Consulting, OperationsInc
2:35 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Jason Geller Esq., Fisher & Phillips LLP
Track: It's the Law (Law & Legislation)
Jason Geller Esq. Photo
Jason Geller Esq.
Jason Geller Esq., San Francisco Regional Managing Partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP
3:50 p.m.-4:10 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Break
4:10 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Track: Check the Playbook (Strategy & Leadership)
5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Special Event Skyline Room
6:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2019
Sponsor Receptions, Dinner Meetups
9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
10:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Break
10:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Tuesday morning concurrent sessions
10:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Anne Whiting, 3D Group
Track: Gravitational Pull (Culture, Engagement, Retention)
10:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Chirag Shah, Cornerstone OnDemand
Track: Polish the Apples (Talent Development)
Chirag Shah Photo
Chirag Shah
Chirag Shah, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Emerging Markets, Cornerstone OnDemand
10:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Yasmin Zarabi, Entelo
Track: Check the Playbook (Strategy & Leadership)
10:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Diana Peterson-More Esq., The Organizational Effectiveness Group, LLC
Track: Say What? (Communicate & Relate)
10:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Ekta Vyas Ph.D, SHRM-SCP, Stanford Children's Health
Track: Check the Playbook (Strategy & Leadership)
Ekta Vyas Ph.D, SHRM-SCP Photo
Ekta Vyas Ph.D, SHRM-SCP
Ekta Vyas Ph.D, SHRM-SCP, Director, Human Resources, Stanford Children's Health
10:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Jack Altman, Lattice
Track: Gravitational Pull (Culture, Engagement, Retention)
Jack Altman Photo
Jack Altman
Jack Altman, Co-Founder & CEO, Lattice
10:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Todd Murtha, Careerwave.me
Track: Polish the Apples (Talent Development)
Todd Murtha Photo
Todd Murtha
Todd Murtha, CEO, Careerwave.me
10:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Glen Kraemer Esq., Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP
Stephen Hirschfeld Esq., Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP
Track: Critical Components (Employee Relations)
Glen Kraemer Esq. Photo
Glen Kraemer Esq.
Glen Kraemer Esq., Co-Managing Partner, Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP
10:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Lauraine Bifulco, Vantaggio HR, ltd.
Track: It's the Law (Law & Legislation)
Lauraine Bifulco Photo
Lauraine Bifulco
Lauraine Bifulco, CEO/President, Vantaggio HR, ltd.
10:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Kevin Grossman, Talent Board
Track: From Planting to Harvest (Talent Acquisition & Management )
Kevin Grossman Photo
Kevin Grossman
Kevin Grossman, President, Talent Board
12:20 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Lunch
1:30 p.m.-1:50 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Break
1:50 p.m.-3:05 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Tuesday midday concurrent sessions
1:50 p.m.-4:40 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Adam Utley, The Yes Works
Aaron Schmookler MFA, The Yes Works
Track: Gravitational Pull (Culture, Engagement, Retention)
Adam Utley Photo
Adam Utley
Adam Utley, Co-Founder and Trainer, The Yes Works
Aaron Schmookler MFA Photo
Aaron Schmookler MFA
Aaron Schmookler MFA, Co-Founder and Trainer, The Yes Works
1:50 p.m.-3:05 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Margaret Graziano, KeenAlignment
Track: Say What? (Communicate & Relate)
Margaret Graziano Photo
Margaret Graziano
Margaret Graziano, Chief Evangelist, KeenAlignment
1:50 p.m.-3:05 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Tamra Chandler, PeopleFirm
Laura Grealish, PeopleFirm LLC
Track: Say What? (Communicate & Relate)
Tamra Chandler Photo
Tamra Chandler
Tamra Chandler, CEO and Founder, PeopleFirm
Laura Grealish Photo
Laura Grealish
Laura Grealish, Author and Executive Leadership Consultant, PeopleFirm LLC
1:50 p.m.-3:05 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Katy Tynan, Liteskip Consulting Group
Track: Gravitational Pull (Culture, Engagement, Retention)
Katy Tynan Photo
Katy Tynan
Katy Tynan, Founder and Chief Talent Strategist, Liteskip Consulting Group
1:50 p.m.-3:05 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Melissa Bilstad-Meyers, USI Insurance Services
Daniel Kopti, USI Insurance Services
Track: What's In It for Them? (Compensation & Benefits)
Melissa Bilstad-Meyers Photo
Melissa Bilstad-Meyers
Melissa Bilstad-Meyers, Benefits Compliance Advisor, USI Insurance Services
Daniel Kopti Photo
Daniel Kopti
Daniel Kopti, Benefits Compliance Advisor, USI Insurance Services
1:50 p.m.-3:05 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Max Dubroff SHRM-SCP SPHR, Einfluss
Christine Cave Esq. SHRM-SCP SPHR, Employers Legal Resource Center
Track: Critical Components (Employee Relations)
Max Dubroff SHRM-SCP

SPHR Photo
Max Dubroff SHRM-SCP SPHR
Max Dubroff SHRM-SCP SPHR, HR MAXimizer, Einfluss
Christine Cave Esq.

SHRM-SCP

SPHR Photo
Christine Cave Esq. SHRM-SCP SPHR
Christine Cave Esq. SHRM-SCP SPHR, Director and Employment Attorney, Employers Legal Resource Center
1:50 p.m.-3:05 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Russ Elliot SPHR, Conscious Culture Group
Track: Polish the Apples (Talent Development)
1:50 p.m.-3:05 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Walter Stella, Miller Law Group
Track: It's the Law (Law & Legislation)
1:50 p.m.-3:05 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Salvatore Falletta GPHRSHRM-SCP, HR Intelligence.Org
Track: Check the Playbook (Strategy & Leadership)
Salvatore Falletta GPHRSHRM-SCP Photo
Salvatore Falletta GPHRSHRM-SCP
Salvatore Falletta GPHRSHRM-SCP, Executive Director, HR Intelligence.Org
1:50 p.m.-3:05 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Mr. Fletcher Wimbush, The Hire Talent
Track: From Planting to Harvest (Talent Acquisition & Management )
Mr. Fletcher Wimbush Photo
Mr. Fletcher Wimbush
Mr. Fletcher Wimbush, CEO, The Hire Talent
3:05 p.m.-3:25 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Break
3:25 p.m.-4:40 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Tuesday afternoon concurrent sessions
3:25 p.m.-4:40 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Donna Goldstein, Citrix
Track: Check the Playbook (Strategy & Leadership)
Donna Goldstein Photo
Donna Goldstein
Donna Goldstein, Vice President, HR Services, Citrix
3:25 p.m.-4:40 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Aaron Hurst, Imperative
Track: Gravitational Pull (Culture, Engagement, Retention)
Aaron Hurst Photo
Aaron Hurst
Aaron Hurst, CEO, Imperative
3:25 p.m.-4:40 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Track: From Planting to Harvest (Talent Acquisition & Management )
3:25 p.m.-4:40 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Juliette Meunier CPA, Ernst & Young LLP
Muir Macpherson Ph.D, Ernst & Young
Track: From Planting to Harvest (Talent Acquisition & Management )
Juliette Meunier CPA Photo
Juliette Meunier CPA
Juliette Meunier CPA, Partner, People Advisory Services at Ernst & Young, LLP, Ernst & Young LLP
3:25 p.m.-4:40 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Candice Gottlieb-Clark, Dynamic Team Solutions
Track: Say What? (Communicate & Relate)
Candice Gottlieb-Clark Photo
Candice Gottlieb-Clark
Candice Gottlieb-Clark, President and CEO, Dynamic Team Solutions
3:25 p.m.-4:40 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Catherine Mattice Zundel SHRM-SCPSPHR, Civility Partners
Track: Polish the Apples (Talent Development)
Catherine Mattice Zundel SHRM-SCPSPHR Photo
Catherine Mattice Zundel SHRM-SCPSPHR
Catherine Mattice Zundel SHRM-SCPSPHR, CEO, Civility Partners
3:25 p.m.-4:40 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Janice Litvin, Janice Litvin Speaks
Track: What's In It for Them? (Compensation & Benefits)
Janice Litvin Photo
Janice Litvin
Janice Litvin, Professional Speaker & Workplace Wellness Consultant, Janice Litvin Speaks
3:25 p.m.-4:40 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Susan Bishop Esq., Berliner Cohen LLP
Christine Long Esq., Berliner Cohen
Track: It's the Law (Law & Legislation)
Susan Bishop Esq. Photo
Susan Bishop Esq.
Susan Bishop Esq., Partner, Berliner Cohen LLP
Christine Long Esq. Photo
Christine Long Esq.
Christine Long Esq., Partner Employer Law, Berliner Cohen
3:25 p.m.-4:40 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Chris Dyer, PeopleG2
Track: Gravitational Pull (Culture, Engagement, Retention)
4:40 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Community Reception
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Wednesday morning concurrent sessions
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Dianna Wilusz SHRM-SCP; SPHR, The Pendolino Group
Track: Gravitational Pull (Culture, Engagement, Retention)
Dianna Wilusz SHRM-SCP; SPHR Photo
Dianna Wilusz SHRM-SCP; SPHR
Dianna Wilusz SHRM-SCP; SPHR, CEO and Founder, The Pendolino Group
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Christine Long Esq., Berliner Cohen
Susan Bishop Esq., Berliner Cohen LLP
Track: It's the Law (Law & Legislation)
Christine Long Esq. Photo
Christine Long Esq.
Christine Long Esq., Partner Employer Law, Berliner Cohen
Susan Bishop Esq. Photo
Susan Bishop Esq.
Susan Bishop Esq., Partner, Berliner Cohen LLP
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Shari Harley, Candid Culture, Inc.
Track: Say What? (Communicate & Relate)
Shari Harley Photo
Shari Harley
Shari Harley, President and Founder, Candid Culture, Inc.
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Paul Meshanko, Legacy Business Cultures
Track: Polish the Apples (Talent Development)
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Edie Goldberg Ph.D, E. L. Goldberg & Associates
Track: Check the Playbook (Strategy & Leadership)
Edie Goldberg Ph.D Photo
Edie Goldberg Ph.D
Edie Goldberg Ph.D, President & CEO, E. L. Goldberg & Associates
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Sylvia Doss, Open Circles, Inc.
Track: What's In It for Them? (Compensation & Benefits)
Sylvia Doss Photo
Sylvia Doss
Sylvia Doss, Consultant, Open Circles, Inc.
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Allison Holzer, InspireCorps
Track: Check the Playbook (Strategy & Leadership)
Allison Holzer Photo
Allison Holzer
Allison Holzer, Co-founder & Chief Innovation Officer, InspireCorps
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Allison West Esq. SHRM-SCP SPHR, Employment Practices Specialists
Track: Critical Components (Employee Relations)
Allison West Esq. SHRM-SCP SPHR Photo
Allison West Esq. SHRM-SCP SPHR
Allison West Esq. SHRM-SCP SPHR, Principal, Employment Practices Specialists
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
David Knapp, Robert Half International
Track: What's In It for Them? (Compensation & Benefits)
10:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Break
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Wednesday mid-morning concurrent sessions
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Erin Daruszka SHRM-SCP SPHR, Goodwin
Track: Gravitational Pull (Culture, Engagement, Retention)
Erin Daruszka SHRM-SCP

SPHR Photo
Erin Daruszka SHRM-SCP SPHR
Erin Daruszka SHRM-SCP SPHR, Senior Manager Human Resources - West Coast, Goodwin
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Daniel Sonsino, Guia Consulting
Track: From Planting to Harvest (Talent Acquisition & Management )
Daniel Sonsino Photo
Daniel Sonsino
Daniel Sonsino, Founder, Guia Consulting
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Bill Armstrong, Gava Talent Solutions
Track: Check the Playbook (Strategy & Leadership)
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Maureen Bogue Esq., Pacific Employment Law LLP
Erin Winters Esq., Pacific Employment Law LLP
Track: Critical Components (Employee Relations)
Maureen Bogue Esq. Photo
Maureen Bogue Esq.
Maureen Bogue Esq., Founder, Pacific Employment Law LLP
Erin Winters Esq. Photo
Erin Winters Esq.
Erin Winters Esq., Of Counsel, Pacific Employment Law LLP
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Art Langer Ph.D., Workforce Opportunity Services
Track: Check the Playbook (Strategy & Leadership)
Art Langer Ph.D. Photo
Art Langer Ph.D.
Art Langer Ph.D., Chairman and Founder, Workforce Opportunity Services
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Sue Bethanis Ed.D., Mariposa Leadership, Inc.
Track: Polish the Apples (Talent Development)
Sue Bethanis Ed.D. Photo
Sue Bethanis Ed.D.
Sue Bethanis Ed.D., CEO/Founder, Mariposa Leadership, Inc.
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Ana Recio, Salesforce
Track: Polish the Apples (Talent Development)
Ana Recio Photo
Ana Recio
Ana Recio, Senior Vice President, Global Recruiting, Salesforce
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Erica Cordova Zinkie JD, OneDigital Health and Benefits
Track: What's In It for Them? (Compensation & Benefits)
Erica Cordova Zinkie JD Photo
Erica Cordova Zinkie JD
Erica Cordova Zinkie JD, VP, Legal Counsel, OneDigital Health and Benefits
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Gina Roccanova Esq., Meyers Nave
Track: It's the Law (Law & Legislation)
Gina Roccanova Esq. Photo
Gina Roccanova Esq.
Gina Roccanova Esq., Chair, Labor and Employment Practice Group, Meyers Nave
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
John Ford, The HR Mediation Academy
Track: Say What? (Communicate & Relate)
John Ford Photo
John Ford
John Ford, Founder and Owner, The HR Mediation Academy
11:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Break
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Wednesday afternoon concurrent sessions
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Eric Knudsen Ph.D., Namely
Track: From Planting to Harvest (Talent Acquisition & Management )
Eric Knudsen Ph.D. Photo
Eric Knudsen Ph.D.
Eric Knudsen Ph.D., Manager, People Analytics, Namely
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Dave Collins, Oak and Reeds
Track: From Planting to Harvest (Talent Acquisition & Management )
Dave Collins Photo
Dave Collins
Dave Collins, Founder/CEO, Oak and Reeds
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Tirza Hollenhorst, www.luman.io
Track: Check the Playbook (Strategy & Leadership)
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Tirza Hollenhorst
Tirza Hollenhorst, CEO, www.luman.io
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Erik Hansen, Vita Companies
Track: What's In It for Them? (Compensation & Benefits)
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Erik Hansen
Erik Hansen, President, Vita Companies
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Judy T. Dang, Avid At Work
Track: Polish the Apples (Talent Development)
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Judy T. Dang
Judy T. Dang, Principal, Avid At Work
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Jeanine Debacker Esq., McPharlin Sprinkles & Thomas, LLP
Track: It's the Law (Law & Legislation)
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Jane Kow Esq., HR Law Consultants
Track: Critical Components (Employee Relations)
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Breanne Woodrow, Achievers
Track: Gravitational Pull (Culture, Engagement, Retention)
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Breanne Woodrow
Breanne Woodrow, Senior Manager, Professional Services, Achievers
11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
B. Kim Barnes, Barnes & Conti Associates, Inc.
Track: Say What? (Communicate & Relate)
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B. Kim Barnes
B. Kim Barnes, CEO, Barnes & Conti Associates, Inc.
1:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Lunch
1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
2:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Grand Prize Drawing


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