2016 Conference Agenda

The agenda for the 2016 Women in Leadership Conference is currently a work in progress. Details that are confirmed are below. Note: This schedule is subject to change without notice.

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Friday, March 4, 2016

In the Commons Auditorium Building, First Floor ‌Conf Sold Out - Agenda

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM‌

Registration and Check-In for Roundtable Luncheon

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Preconference Roundtable Luncheon
Facilitated by Pensacola Young Professionals

In the Conference Center Building, Second Floor Conf Sold out

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Registration and Check-In for Conference

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM

Opening Remarks/Welcome
 Dr. Judy Bense, President, University of West Florida
   introduced by Dr. Tim O’Keefe, Dean College of Business, University of West Florida

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Opening Session: Mentorship Experiences that Make the Difference!
  Carol Carlan, President, Sacred Heart Foundation
    introduced by Dr. Martha Saunders, Provost & Executive Vice President, University of West Florida

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Panel Discussion: Leading Through Innovation
 - Jennifer Grove, Community Development Manager, Gulf Power Company – Moderator
 - Debbie Calder, Executive VP, Greater Pensacola Operations, Navy Federal Credit Union
 - Dr. Sharon Heise, Associate Director, Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition
 - Dr. Pamela Northrup, CEO, Innovation Institute, and Senior Associate Provost, University of West Florida
 - Dr. Mary Mehta, Chief Medical Officer & Pediatric Cardiologist, Nemours Children's Clinic

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Panel Discussion: Juggling Whilst Climbing a Mountain
 - Rachael Gillette, Director of Professional Development, Studer Community Institute – Moderator
 - Christina Doss, Managing Director, Saltmarsh Financial Advisors
 - Lisa Reese, President & Publisher, Pensacola News Journal
 - Amie Remington, General Counsel, Landrum Human Resource Companies, Inc.
- Kimberly Wyatt, News Director, WEAR-TV/WFGX-TV

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

              Closing Session: Power and Pearls:  A Conversation on Women and Career Advancement
                Dr. Katrice Albert, Vice President, Office for Equity and Diversity, University of Minnesota
                 introduced by Dr. Kim LeDuff, Dean & AVP, University College, University of West Florida

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Closing Remarks

NOTE: This schedule is subject to change.