Southern    Association   of    Student  
          Financial   Aid   Administrators


CONFERENCE PROGRAM AND AGENDA (CLICK HERE)

Conference Agenda

Saturday, February 16, 2019

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM : Leadership Symposium, Day 1


Sunday, February 17, 2019

8:00AM – 4:30PM:   Conference Registration Open

8:00AM – 12:00PM:  Sponsor Setup, Charity Tables Setup

8:00AM – 9:00AM:   Continental Breakfast (Executive Board, Conference Committee, Leadership Symposium and Excel workshop participants)

9:00 AM – 3:00 PMLeadership Symposium, Day 2

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM:  State Presidents-Elect Workshop

9:00 AM – 3:00 PMMicrosoft Excel Pre-Conference Workshop

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Luncheon (Executive Board, Conference Committee, Leadership Symposium participants, Excel workshop participants, State Presidents-Elect) 

1:00 PM – 3:00 PMBanner Pre-Conference Workshop

1:00 PM – 3:45 PM:  Sponsor and Charity Area Open, GASFAA Hospitality Booth Open

4:00PM – 5:45PM:    Opening Session/Business Meeting

6:00PM – until:          President’s Reception


Monday, February 18, 2019

7:30AM – 3:00PM:   Conference Registration Open

7:30AM – 8:45AM:   Continental Breakfast

7:30AM – 11:30AM:  Sponsor and Charity Area Open, GASFAA Hospitality Booth Open

9:00AM – 10:00AM:  General Session

  • How the New Tax Code Will Impact Financial Aid 

10:15AM – 11:15AM: Concurrent Sessions:

  • Baseline Overview of NCAA Legislation
  • Verification Woes: Situations Schools May Face When Processing Verification and Ensuring Compliance
  • Students Scammed: The Pain, Costs, and Harm
  • NASFAA U: Administrative Capability (Part 1 of 2)
  • What is Leadership?
  • Program Review: Are You Ready?

11:30AM – 1:00PM: Lunch and Learn Sessions:

  • Introduction to Oracle Student Financial Planning Cloud Service
  • For Low-Income Students, Success Depends on More Than Just Financial Aid
  • Innovations in Financial Aid Management Solutions: What's Inceptia Uncomplicating Now?
  • Engaging Students Using an Artificially Intelligent Chatbot
  • Student Consumer Credit

1:00PM – 5:00PM: Sponsor and Charity Area Open, GASFAA Hospitality Booth Open

1:15PM – 2:15PM: Concurrent Sessions:

  • NCAA: Update on Recent Bylaw Changes and Proposals
  • Fit and Function of Enrollment Management
  • Back to Tax Returns: Using Tax Returns Instead of Tax Transcripts
  • NASFAA U: Administrative Capability (Part 2 of 2)
  • Exposing Bias in Professional Judgment
  • Building Bridges with New Student Orientation
  • The Community Food Experience Workshop (Part 1 of 2)

2:30PM – 3:30PM: Concurrent Sessions:

  • Practical Strategies for Your Campus to Serve Under-Resourced Students
  • Slow Down, Enrollment Management is Trying to Catch You
  • Asset Related Conflicting Information
  • Making a Personal Impact on the Regulatory and Legislative Process
  • The Mobile FAFSA App: Best Practices to Reach All Demographics
  • Coursework in Major Checking: A Perspective from PeopleSoft and Banner Schools
  • The Community Food Experience Workshop (Part 2 of 2)

3:45PM – 5:00PM:  State Meetings

5:00PM – Until:        Evening On Your Own

5:30PM – 6:30PM:  Sponsor Reception (by invitation only)


Tuesday, February 19, 2019

7:30AM – 3:00PM:   Conference Registration Open

7:30AM – 8:45AM:   Continental Breakfast

7:30AM – 11:30AM:  Sponsor and Charity Area Open, GASFAA Hospitality Booth Open

9:00AM – 10:00AM:  General Session

  • Academic Calendars, Modules, and Title IV Aid

10:15AM – 11:15AM: Concurrent Sessions:

  • Direct Loans and Clock Hours
  • Helping Our Students to Help Us
  • IRS-FAFSA Marital Status Mismatches
  • College Students of the Future
  • It Did Not Go As Expected: Audit Findings and Developing Corrective Action Plans
  • Intro to SQL

11:30AM – 1:15PM: SASFAA Awards Luncheon

1:30PM – 2:30PM:   General Session

  • Washington Update from NASFAA President Justin Draeger

2:30PM – 5:00PM:   Sponsor and Charity Area Open, GASFAA Hospitality Booth Open

2:45PM – 3:45PM:   Concurrent Sessions:

  • Administering Adds, Drops, and Withdrawals
  • Communication and Compliance
  • How Students Can Reduce Their Loan Burdens Before and After They Graduate
  • Student Aid and the Budget
  • When Disaster Strikes: Before, During, and After
  • Transactional to Transformational: Creating Meaningful Work-Study Experiences Through Program Evaluation and Improvement

4:00PM – 5:00PM:   Concurrent Sessions:

  • NSLDS Enrollment Reporting
  • NASFAA U: Cost of Attendance
  • Graduate and Professional Town Hall Meeting
  • NASFAA Listening Session
  • The Impact of Microaggressions
  • DACA Students: How Can We Help?

5:00PM – 8:00PM:    Dinner On Your Own

8:00PM – 11:00PM:  SASFAA Bingo and Lip Sync Contest


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - School Spirit Day!

8:00AM – 9:00AM:   Breakfast Buffet

9:00AM – 12:00PM: General Session

  • Federal Update from Department of Education
  • Closing Business Meeting
Sessions are tentatively scheduled and are subject to change


 

 

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