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Southeastern Conference on Conflict Management

Join Lipscomb University's College of Leadership & Public Service and the Institute for Conflict Management for a unique conference where professors and practitioners from diverse backgrounds meet to collaborate and discover the necessary tools and tactics to diffuse conflict in any form or field.

This event is the only one of its type in the region, drawing participants from across sectors of government, business, legal, nonprofit and education. Participants have the opportunity to meet and connect with regional and national dispute resolution leaders. Typically, the conference includes breakfast each morning and networking sessions in the afternoons. Previous keynote speakers and presenters include Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, Anders Rasmussen, Terry Waite, Neil Levine and other international notables. 

SCCM 2019

Date: May 16, 2019

Location: Spark Downtown Nashville - 147 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37219

CLE (continuing legal education) pending approval for six total credit hours.
CME (continuing mediation education) pending approval for six total credit hours.

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Schedule

7:15-8 a.m. Registration, Breakfast and Networking

8-8:30 a.m. Plenary

8:30-10 a.m. Session #1

10-10:15 a.m. Break (common area)

10:15-11:45 a.m. Session #2

11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Lunch (common area)

12:45 to 2:15 p.m. Session #3

2:15 p.m to 2:30 p.m. Break (common area)

2:30-4 p.m. Session #4

4 p.m. Dismiss

Speakers

Linda Warren Seely

Director, ABA Section of Dispute Resolution

Session: Online Dispute Resolution- New Developments and Product Demonstration

Chris Draper, Ph.D., P.E.

Managing Director, Trokt

Session: Online Dispute Resolution- New Developments and Product Demonstration

David Larson

Professor of Law; Senior Fellow, Dispute Resolution Institute, John H. Faricy Jr. Chair for Empirical Research

Session: Online Dispute Resolution- New Developments and Product Demonstration

Stephen Kotev

Conflict Resolution Consultant and Coach

Session: Verbal Atemi – A Technique for Creative Disruption

Jeff Thompson, Ph.D

Crisis Counselor | AAS Psychological Autopsy Investigator

Session: This is no LOL matter: Conflict & Crisis Communication Through Text Messaging (Why it matters to you even if you don’t use text messaging)

Ankit Gupta

Ankit Gupta

Session: This is no LOL matter: Conflict & Crisis Communication Through Text Messaging (Why it matters to you even if you don’t use text messaging)

Jennifer Taylor

ADR Coordinator, Arkansas Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arkansas Administrative Office of the Courts

Session: Mediation in Rural American: Obstacles and Opportunities.

Tracy Johnson

Executive Director, Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution

Session: Mediation in Rural American: Obstacles and Opportunities.

Steve Joiner

Dean of the College of Leadership and Public Service

Session: Engaging Organizational Challenges: Managing conflict in complex organizations

Allison Duke

Associate Dean, College of Business and Associate Professor

Session: Engaging Organizational Challenges: Managing conflict in complex organizations

Michael Russell

Mediator and Arbitrator

Session: Getting Booked: Tips For Starting And Building A Mediation Practice

James D. Kay Jr.

Attorney and Mediator

Session: Getting Booked: Tips For Starting And Building A Mediation Practice

Josh Offutt

Mediator and Attorney

Session: Getting Booked: Tips For Starting And Building A Mediation Practice

Jill S. Tanz, JD

Partner Chicago Mediation Services

Session: Staying Neutral in a Biased World: The Neuroscience of Implicit Bias

Martha K. McClintock, Ph.D.

David Lee Shillinglaw Distinguished Service Professor Emerita at the University of Chicago

Session: Staying Neutral in a Biased World: The Neuroscience of Implicit Bias

Cassandra W. Adams, MPH, JD

Assistant Dean, Public Interest Program, Director, Cumberland Community Mediation Center, Cumberland School of Law

Session: #StayWoke: Lessons from Birmingham, Implementing Critical Cultural Competency in Mediation Practice

Martha Reeves Cook, J.D.

Attorney & Mediator

Session: #StayWoke: Lessons from Birmingham, Implementing Critical Cultural Competency in Mediation Practice

Ava J. Abramowitz

Esq., Hon. AIA

Session: Cutting Edge Research on Behavior in Groups: Implications for Negotiation and Mediation

Jim Warren

Attorney/Mediator/Arbitrator

Session: Mediation Jujutsu: New Developments in Transforming Litigation Techniques into Successful Mediations and Other ADR Practices

Paul F. Monicatti

Attorney/Mediator/Arbitrator

Session: Mediation Jujutsu: New Developments in Transforming Litigation Techniques into Successful Mediations and Other ADR Practices

Constance Yu

Attorney

Session: Mediation Jujutsu: New Developments in Transforming Litigation Techniques into Successful Mediations and Other ADR Practices

John Lande

Isidor Loeb Professor Emeritus, Isidor Loeb Professor Emeritus
Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution
University of Missouri School of Law

Session: Making Negotiation Theory More Helpful for Practitioners

Michaela Keet

Professor, University of Saskatchewan College of Law

Session: Making Negotiation Theory More Helpful for Practitioners

Heather Heavin

Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies, University of Saskatchewan College of Law

Session: Making Negotiation Theory More Helpful for Practitioners

Rishi Batra

Professor, Texas Tech University School of Law

Session: Making Negotiation Theory More Helpful for Practitioners

Tracy L. Allen

Mediator, Arbitrator, Educator, Attorney

Session: How to Deal with Overzealous Advocates

Howard Vogel

Mediator, Attorney

Session: How to Deal with Overzealous Advocates

Sessions