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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Registration and Voting Polls Open (Closed during lunch)
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Exhibitor Area Setup Time
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM Pre-Conference Workshops: NASFAA Credentials
11:30 AM – 11:45 AM Break
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM Pre-Conference Workshop Attendees Luncheon
1:15 PM – 4:15 PM Pre-Conference Workshops: NASFAA Credentials
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Opening Session
Presentation of Colors
National Anthem
FASFAA Welcome
5:00 PM – 6:15 PM Federal Update (David Bartnicki)
6:15 PM - 6:45 PM Presenter/Moderator Meeting
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Reception & Family Night (Karaoke)
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Region Color Day! Wear your Region colors
Region I - BLUE; Region II - Yellow; Region III - Green; Region IV - Red; Region V - Purple
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM Happy Hoofers (meet in lobby)
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Registration and Voting Polls Open (closed for lunch)
7:45 AM - 8:30 AM Morning Refreshments
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Exhibit Area Open
8:45 AM – 9:45 AM Concurrent Sessions 1
  Basics of Determining Academic Calendars (Standard, Non-standard and non-term)
  Return to Title IV (R2T4) for Beginners
  Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  Banner:  Population Selections Basic to Advanced
  Student Loan Repayment: Where Are We Today, Where We Might Be Tomorrow
  How America Pays and Values College
9:45 AM – 10:15 AM BREAK
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM Concurrent Sessions 2
  The View from the Corner Office: Lessons Learned from XX Years in Financial Aid,
  Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  Administering Adds, Drops and Withdrawals
  Engaging Students with Technology: What Happens When Siri & Alexa Meet Financial Aid?
  Your GPS to Financial Literacy
  Top Ten Questions to NASFAA from Graduate and Professional Schools
11:15 AM – 11:30 AM BREAK
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Opening Luncheon
  FASFAA Business Meeting
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM Transition Break
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Exhibit Area Open
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Concurrent Sessions 3
  Working in an Enrollment Management Environment
  Program Review Essentials and Top Ten Compliance Findings
  The Mobile App and its Impact on Differing Demographics
  Promoting Healthy Credit Awareness
  Student Loan Repayment for Graduate Students
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM BREAK
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Concurrent Sessions 4
  Disasters & Financial Aid
  How to Make Student Communications Stick
  Create Your Financial Aid Manual
  Banner 9 Algorithmic Budgeting using Ellucian Workflow
  Return to Title iV (R2T4) for Clock Hours
  Student Debt Letters, One Default is Too Many: Using Debt Letters to Empower Student Success
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM BREAK
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Concurrent Sessions 5
  How to Ensure Compliance Without Sacrificing Customer Service and Enrollment
  Advanced Concepts Cash Management Overview
  Funding Florida’s Future: The Role of Financial Aid in Achieving Florida’s Degree Attainment Goal
  Building And Implementing Year-round Training for the Financial Aid Office
  Building a Culture of Diverse Data Users Through Data Visualization
  New Banner 9 Financial Aid Self Service
  Applying Intrusive Advising Principles to Financial Aid Counseling for Students of Promise
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Dinner on Your Own (Networking Opportunity)
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM BINGO & GAME NIGHT
Thursday, May 23, 2019
School Spirit Day! Wear clothing that represents your school/company.
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM Happy Hoofers (meet in lobby)
7:30 AM -11:30 AM Registration and Voting Polls Open
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Morning Refreshments
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Exhibit Area Open
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM General Session
  NASFAA Update 
  SASFAA Update 
  OSFA Update 
9:45 AM - 11:45 AM Exhibit Area Open 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM BREAK
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Concurrent Sessions 6
  Legs, Regs, and You
  Helping Students Fund Their Roadmap to Success: Private Scholarships, Foundations and Financial Aid
  Mental Health Resources for Student Success and Retention
  Pathway to Directorship and Mentoring
  Intro to SQL
  SAP Clock Hour Schools
  Preventing “Debt Relief” Scam Companies from Hurting Your Students
11:30 AM – 11:45 PM BREAK
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM FASFAA Awards Luncheon
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Exhibit Area Open
1:30 PM – 1:45 PM BREAK
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Registration and Voting Polls Open - Last Chance to Vote before Polls Close!
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Concurrent Sessions 7
  Sometimes We All Need a Whack on the Side of the Head
  The Florida FAFSA Challenge: Inside Florida’s Efforts to Boost Statewide FAFSA Completion Rules
  Overview of CampusNexus Student Financial Aid Automated Process
  Leveraging Technology to Serve Students
  Navigating Generational Differences
  All About Proration
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM BREAK
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Concurrent Sessions 8
  Driving Enrollment and Retention For High Achieving, Low Income Students
  Understanding Cross-Cultural/Generational Conflict in Communications
  Hot Topics in HR for the Financial Aid Manager
  Sharpen Your Pencils: A History of Need Analysis Part I,
  Working With Multiple Generations
  Clock Hour and Technical Schools – Roadmap to Success
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Exhibit Area Breakdown
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM BREAK
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Concurrent Sessions 9
  Sharpen Your Pencils: A History of Need Analysis Part II (EFC hand calculation)
  Best Practices for Setting Up and Collecting Financial Aid Documents with CampusNexus Student Information System
  State Colleges - Roadmap to Success
  Public - Roadmap to Success
  Private - Roadmap to Success
  Graduate and Professional - Roadmap to Success
5:30 PM - ???? Dinner and Sightseeing On Your Own - Networking Opportunity
Friday, May 24, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Happy Hoofers (meet in lobby)
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM Breakfast
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM FASFAA Business Meeting (continued)
9:45 AM – 11:15 AM Congress and the Administration:  Where Is Federal Student Aid Policy Today? (Ron Gambill, Bill Spiers and Daniel Barkowitz)
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Closing Session


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