Southeast Conference on Conflict Management

Mark your calendars for the Lipscomb Institute for Conflict Management's annual Southeast Conference on Conflict Management, Wednesday, May 10 at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Sponsored by Lipscomb's Institute for Conflict Management and College of Leadership & Public Service, Peter Robinson, Managing Director for Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution will be the keynote guest and nationally-known speakers will lead each breakout session. Breakfast and lunch will also both be provided, as well as CLE and CME credit. 

Schedule: 

7:30 - 8:00 a.m.  Registration, Breakfast and Networking
8:00 - 8:15 a.m.  Welcome Session
8:15 - 9:45 a.m.  Morning Session 1 (Attendees please choose one):

  • Dr. Randy Lowry - Get Busy, Get Paid : How to Market Your Mediation Practice 
  • Kate Payne - Conflict in Determining the Diagnosis and Delivering Treatment Options
  • Jeff Thompson - Mental Health Crisis Communication Strategies  

9:45 - 10 a.m.  Break (coffee and snacks provided)
10 - 11:30 a.m.  Morning Session 2 (Attendees please choose one): 

  • Steve Joiner - Intergenerational Conflict in Organizations 
  • Tracey Allen - Ethics 
  • Mark Travis - Managing Employment Dispute Resolution  

11:45 - 1 p.m.  Keynote Luncheon - Speaker: Jeff Thompson - Terrorism and Hostage Negotiation
 
1:15 - 2:30 p.m.  Afternoon Session 3 (Attendees please choose one): 

  • Stephen Shields - Developing Good Relationships in Mediation
  • Elyse Morris - Integrated Conflict Management in Higher Education
  • Linda Seely - Online Dispute Resolution  

2:30 - 2:45 p.m.  Break (coffee and snacks provided)
3 - 4:30 p.m.  Afternoon Session 4 (Attendees please choose one): 

  • Betty Gilmore - Cross-Cultural Psychology 
  • Steve Joiner - Congregational Conflict and Peacemaking 
  • Jack Waddey - Effective Advocacy in Mediation  

4:30 - 5 p.m.  Coffee and Networking

To register for the 2017 Southeast Conference on Conflict Management - Nashville, click here.