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  FASFAA 2019 Conference Agenda with Tracks                                                           FASFAA 2019 Conference Agenda - Concurrents

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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)
  Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  New Banner 9: Financial Aid Self-Service
  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
  Current Topics in Approval & Administration of GI Bill Education Benefits
  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  ( Plus a Supplemental Handout)
  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
  Cash Management Regulations 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
  A Little Nudge Goes A Long Way:  Helping Students Help Themselves
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 - 8:30 AM Exhibit Area Open (for morning refreshments and closed during general session)
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM General Session
  NASFAA Update, Karen McCarthy
  SASFAA Update, Bill Spiers
  OSFA Update, Pete Hernandez
10:00 AM - 11:45 AM Exhibit Area Open  (closed for Awards Luncheon)
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
  Return to Title IV (R2T4) for Beginners 
  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
  Destination Proration, USA
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)

Supplemental handout - FSA Handbook, AVG - EFC

  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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