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    • Thursday, April 18, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PDT)
    • Hilton La Jolla/Torrey Pines, 10950 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037
    • 8


    Unleash the power of dialogue and discovery at the Inaugural SDHR
    Forum Spring Conference where innovation takes center stage through
    concise presentations, dynamic Q&A sessions, and engaging round table discussions. Join us for a transformative experience exploring the latest trends including:

    The Role of AI in HR
    Unlocking the potential of artificial intelligence to revolutionize talent
    management and streamline HR processes

    HR in the Boardroom
    Delve into discussions on the crucial role of HR in the boardroom,
    gaining insights into how strategic HR decisions shape organizational

    Path to CHRO
    Embark on the path to Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) as we
    navigate through career trajectories and leadership strategies

    This conference is not just about HR; it's about redefining the way organizations thrive.

    Our Panelists:

    Path to CHRO

    Natasha Bowman, Arcturus Therapeutics, Facilitator

    David Blake,  Building Forward Now

    Joanne Woolfall

    Jack Farnan, HME

    Julie Cooke, Neurocrine Biosciences

    AI in HR

    Jon Wolheim, Games for Love - Facilitator

    Kelli Dragovich,

    Larry McAlister, The Corporate Humanist Consultancy

    Rocky Ozaki, the NoW of Work

    Board Readiness

    Rocky Ozaki, the NoW of Work - Facilitator

    Kristin Martin, Poseida Therapeutics

    Charmi Turner, Rain Oncology

    Michael Kadel, OneAccord

    Meet our Panel of Speakers:

           A Huge Thank You to our Annual Sponsors!  






    • Wednesday, May 08, 2024
    • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM (PDT)
    • Joya Kitchen - 10275 Science Center Dr #150, San Diego, CA 92121
    • 196

    A Career Journey: From Hot Dog Stand to the Boardroom

     Shelly Morales, CEO and Founder of MoralesHR, will walk through the story of her career journey. She will share what pivotal moments got her to where she is today, the roadblocks and obstacles she had to work through, and advice for those aspiring toward CEO, CHRO, and/or board member. Shelly will then discuss where she is today, the current state of employment and the overwhelming shift toward hiring fractional employees. This session will be interactive with time to discuss amongst participants.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Professional growth and development
    • Navigating roadblocks and obstacles
    • Understanding the current state of employment

      **Please note that the event date differs from our usual schedule.

      Speaker Bio:

      Shelly Morales is a seasoned Executive, Advisor and Board Member who brings over two decades of experience helping global firms drive performance through forward-thinking HR leadership. Over the years, Shelly led teams at Juniper Networks, LinkedIn and Cadence Design Systems, and has held Executive roles in public and private companies.  Shelly also founded MoralesHR, a full service consultancy that connects people and opportunities through networking. She currently leads the people function at Snapdocs, sits on the Board for The Last Mile Education Fund and is an active advisor at several companies.

      A Huge Thank You to our Annual Sponsors! 





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    Joya Kitchen
    10275 Science Center Dr #150
    San Diego, CA 92121

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