Lisa Nellessen Savage

Lisa Nellessen Savage

Executive Editor, Pensacola News Journal

Panel Session #3 – Empowering the Community through Civic Conversation

Biography

Lisa Nellessen Savage is the west regional editor for the USA TODAY Florida Network and executive editor at the Pensacola News Journal, Northwest Florida Daily News, and Panama City News Herald. A digital and print journalist with 17 years of executive management experience, Lisa is focused on maintaining the integrity of watchdog journalism while transforming the newsroom into a digital media organization.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Depart for Pensacola, FL

5:30 a.m.

Welcome & Lunch

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Orientation

“The Founding and Mission of the Studer Community Institute”

12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Downtown Walking Tour

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Happy Hour Mixer

5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Welcome Dinner + Panel Session #1

“Pensacola’s Burning Platform: Retaining Young Talent”

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Breakfast + Check Out

7:30 a.m.

Depart Pensacola

8:30 a.m.

Arrive in Lafayette

2:00 p.m.

Sunrise Exercise at YMCA (Optional)

6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Breakfast & Panel Session #2

“Galvanizing and Growing Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs”

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Panel Session #3

“Empowering the Community through Civic Conversation”

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Panel Session #4

“Creating a Destination for Locals and Tourists Alike”

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Lunch + Panel Session #5

“Becoming America’s First Early Learning City”

Or lunch on your own

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC) Tour

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Debrief

4:00 p.m.

Dinner + Pensacola Blue Wahoos vs. Biloxi Shuckers Baseball Game

5:45 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

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