Thursday, April 24, 2014

ADR lunchtime series presentation: Your Brain in Conflict

While held in DC, also available via teleconference

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Rancho Santa Margarita, CA -  The Interagency Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Working Group has scheduled  a presentation titled Your Brain in Conflict, as part of its lunchtime series presentations, for May 14, 2014

Dr. Julie Sasscer-Burgos, Psy.D., Deputy Chief, Occupational Health Environmental and Safety Services, National Security Agency will discuss basic brain structures and functions - how they affect behavior and are affected by behavior.

She will also discuss neurotransmitters that are important in both producing and interpreting behavior. This knowledge will form the basis for a discussion of how we can influence behavior during times of conflict.

During the workshop, Dr. Sasscer-Burgos will take typical situations faced by managers and employees, and apply the knowledge of neuroscience as a guide towards more satisfying and effective interactions.

The ADR We is the central forum and resource for information about the federal government's use of ADR, advancing the use of ADR through:Coordination of multi-agency initiatives, Promotion of best practices and programs, Dissemination of policy and guidance

Presented by: The Interagency ADR Working Group, Workplace Conflict Management  Section in coordination with the Department of Energy

Date:   Wednesday May 14, 2014
Time:   Noon - 1:30 pm EST (Please allow extra time for security procedures)
Location:  U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Ave, SW, Room GE-086
(DOE Forrestal Main Auditorium)
Washington, D.C.  20585

Travel by Metro:   Yellow Line - L'Enfant Plaza station (exit to Maryland Avenue) OR
 Orange or  Blue Line - Smithsonian station (exit to Holocaust Museum/Bureau of
Engraving and Printing)

To attend in person, please register by email to and provide
name, citizenship, and agency/employer by May 9th.  Federal employees with an HSPD- 12 government ID badge who know their ID password can authenticate their ID at a kiosk in the DOE lobby.  If you don’t know your password, please register as described  above.

To listen only via teleconference, please call 202-287-5293.  If you have any questions about connectivity, please contact the DOE Headquarters Operators by calling 301-903- 3000.

To submit questions to the speaker during the program, please email Materials for this presentation are posted at

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