April 6, 2016 - Lipscomb University, Nashville TN

The annual Southeast Conference on Conflict Management this spring features six nationally-recognized breakout session presenters along with a keynote luncheon address entitled "Making a Difference: Stories of Vision and Courage from America's Leaders" from Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger.    This event is the only one of its type in the region, drawing participants from across sectors of government, business, legal, nonprofit and education.   The subject matter of all presentations is related to the field of conflict management, dispute resolution and leadership in critical moments.    Previous keynote speakers and presenters include Anders Rasmussen, Terry Waite, Neil Levine and other international notables.


Breakout Session Presentations:

International Conflict Management – The Syrian Conflict from a Personal Perspective

Presenter:  Samar Ali

Effective Mediators & Nonverbal Communication and

Crisis & Hostage Negotiation: Learn The Skills Used By Law Enforcement & Apply It To Your Practice

Presenter:  Dr. Jeff Thompson

Leadership in the Time of Crisis-Deterring Negotiation Impasse

Presenters:  Tracy Allen and Eric Galton

Leading Under Pressure:  Challenge and Change in Congregations

Presenter:  Dr. Barry Stephens

Insights for Helping Divorcing Couples in Negotiating New Relationships for Their Families and Getting On with Their Lives

Presenter:  Dr. Cynthia Greer