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Saturday, February 24, 2024

 Time  Event  Location        
 8:00 am – 9:00 am  SASFAA Executive Board Breakfast  Tesoro Cove
 9:00 am – 5:00 pm  SASFAA Executive Board Meeting  Journey A
 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm  Director's Summit - Part One
 Expedition
 1:00 pm
 Conference Committee Meeting  Discovery
 6:30 pm  President’s Appreciation Reception (By Invitation)  Bonnet Creek Ballroom

 Sunday, February 25, 2024

 Time  Event  Location
 7:30 am – 8:30 am  Breakfast (Executive Board, Conference Committee, Pre-Con Instructors, & Director's Summit Attendees) Tesoro Cove
 8:00 am – 3:30 pm  Conference Registration Open Grand Foyer-Desk
 8:00 am  3:30 pm  Conference Headquarters Open Bimini
 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Director's Summit- Part Two
  • Pre-Conference- Part One
    • NASFAA Credential COA
  • FAAC Exam Prep Workshop
  • State Presidents-Elect Workshop


    Expedition

    Journey A

    Journey B

    Voyage

    10:00 am - 12:00 pm  Business Partner & Charity Setup
    Grand Foyer
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  Luncheon(By Invitation) Bonnet Creek Ballroom
    1:00 pm – 3:00 pm  Business Partner & Charity Open
    Grand Foyer
    1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    • Director's Summit- Part Two Continued
    • Pre-Conference- Part Two
      • Deep Dive into Pell 
    • FAAC Exam Prep Workshop- Continued
    • State Presidents-Elect Workshop- Continued

    • Expedition
    • Journey A
    • Journey B
    • Voyage
     2:30 pm – 3:30 pm  Networking Hour – Business Partner & Charity Area Grand Foyer
     3:00pm - 3:45pm
     Networking for New Members & First Time Attendees
    Bonnet Creek Ballroom
     4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

     Opening General Session:

    • Welcome
    • Presentation of Colors
    • National Anthem
    • Charity Information 
    • Keynote Address
    Ponce De Leon Ballroom
     6:00 pm  President’s Reception
    Tesoro Cove
                                                                                            

         Monday, February 26, 2024

     Time

     Event

      Location

     7:00 am – 8:30 am  Coffee Station Open
     Grand Foyer
     8:00 am – 3:00 pm  Conference Registration Open  Grand Foyer - Desk
     8:00 am - 3:00 pm  Conference Headquarters Open   Bimini
     8:00 am – 8:30 am  Business Partner & Charity Open   Grand Foyer
     8:15 am – 9:30 am  General Session: FAFSA Simplification and Q&A
     Ponce De Leon Ballroom
     9:30 am – 10:00 am  Business Partner & Charity Open
     Grand Foyer
     9:30 am - 11:30am
     

    Business Partner Office : Come chat, see live demos, get hands on with our product!

    • College Ave



    • Discovery A
     10:00 am – 11:00 am

     Concurrent Sessions:

    • 2024-25 Pell Calculations
    • FAFSA Simplification: Expectations vs Reality Panel Discussion
    • Financial Aid & Artifical Intelligence (ChatGPT)
    • Belonging Matters
    • Poverty and Homelessness - A Touch of Reality
    • Legal Issues in Higher Education


    Bonnet Creek A
    Bonnet Creek B
    Journey A
    Voyage
    Journey B
    Expedition
     11:05 am – 11:30 am  State Meetings
    • Alabama
    • Georgia
    • Florida
    • Kentucky
    • Mississippi
    • North Carolina
    • South Carolina
    • Tennessee
    • Virginia


    Journey A
    Voyage
    Bonnet Creek A
    Compass
    Expedition
    Journey B
    Explorer
    Bonnet Creek B
    Ponce De Leon
     11:30 am – 1:00 pm  Lunch on Your Own - $25.00 Meal Card Provided  Enjoy Bonnet Creek!
     11:30 am - 1:00pm
     Past President's Luncheon -Invite Only
     
     1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

     General Session - Gainful Employment & Financial Value Transparency

     Ponce De Leon Ballroom
     2:30 pm – 3:00 pm  Business Partner & Charity Open  Grand Foyer
     3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

     Concurrent Sessions: 

    • They Said What? 2023 Student Survey
    • Averting Danger - Combating Fraud in Higher Education
    • The Changing Employment Landscape in FA
    Journey A
    Journey B
    Voyage
     4:00 pm - 4:30 pm  Business Partner & Charity Open  Grand Foyer
     4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

     Concurrent Sessions: 

    • 2024-25 Pell Calculations
    • FAFSA Scenarios (NCAN)
    • PJ Best Practice- incl. Foreign Income & # in College
    • Leading thru Change: Opportunity in Chaos
    • Athletics Roundtable
    • FAFSA Simplification Communication


    Bonnet Creek B
    Ponce De Leon
    Bonnet Creek A
    Journey B
    Voyage
    Expedition
     5:30 pm   Dinner on Your Own  Explore Orlando!
     5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
     Business Partner Reception (By Invitation)
     
     5:45 pm - 6:45pm
     Federal Student Aid-Project Success Institutional Convening  Expedition
     6:00 pm
     Groups to Disney
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    Tuesday, February 27, 2024

     Time
     Event  Location 
     7:00 am – 8:30 am
     Coffee Station Open
     Grand Foyer
     8:00 am - 8:30 am
     Business Partner & Charity Open
     Grand Foyer
     8:00 am – 10:00 am
     Conference Registration & Headquarters Open
     Grand Foyer-Desk
     8:30 am – 9:30 am
     General Session: SAI Deep Dive
     Ponce De Leon
     9:30 am – 10:00 am
     Business Partner & Charity Open
     Grand Foyer
     9:30 am - 11:30 am
     

     Business Partner Office

    • FA Services
    • Meadow-The Modern Net Price Calculator

     

    Discovery A
    Discovery B

     10:00 am – 11:00 am

     Concurrent Sessions

    • Verification 2024-25
    • Student Loan Repayment
    • Financial Aid Offers: College Cost Transparency
    • Common Questions Around Student Eligibility
    • Verification Melt Project
    Ponce De Leon
    Journey B
    Bonnet Creek A
    Expedition
    Bonnet Creek B
     11:00 am – 11:30 am

     Business Partner & Charity Open

     Grand Foyer
     11:30 pm – 1:00 pm
    Lunch on Your Own (gift card provided)  Enjoy Bonnet Creek
     1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

     General Session -

    Town Hall Q&A and SASFAA Awards

     Ponce De Leon Ballroom

     3:00 pm – 3:30 pm


     Business Partner & Charity Open
     Grand Foyer
     3:30 pm
     Business Partner & Charity Breakdown  
     3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

     Concurrent Sessions

    • Data Use under FUTURE ACT Panel
    • C-Code Crosswalk & New Requirements
    • FAFSA Simplification for Clock Hour Institutions
    • Aligning Expectations
    • Financial Literacy Conversation
    • New Directors - Tips & Tricks
    Ponce De Leon
    Bonnet Creek B
    Expedition
    Voyage
    Bonnet Creek A
    Journey A
     4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

     Dinner Groups- Sign Up Here & Network!  Enjoy Orlando!
     8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

     Social Hour: Fireworks & Tacky Tourist, Oh my!
     Bonnet Creek Ballroom
     

    Wednesday, February 28, 2024

    School Spirit Day! Show Your School Spirit 

     Time  Event  Location
     7:30 am – 9:00 am  Breakfast  Ponce De Leon Ballroom
     9:00 am – 10:00 am

     General Session - NASFAA Update

    Ponce De Leon Ballroom
     10:00 am - 12:00 pm

     Closing Business Meeting

    • Charity Presentation
    • Drawings/Winners
    • Election Results  
    • Passing of the Gavel
    Ponce De Leon Ballroom

          




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