2022 FASFAA Conference Agenda

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Tuesday, May 31,2022
 
Time Session Location
8:00a Pre-Conference & Registration Champions Ballroom
8:30a-12:00p  Pre-Conference Concurrent Sessions 1  
 

Pre-Conference Session #1: (Administrative Capability)

Presented by: Dana Kelly

Champions Ballroom F
 

Pre-Conference Session #2: (R2T4)

Presented by: Sara Reese & Kate Brabandt

Champions Ballroom C
 

Inclusive Leadership: A Deep Dive

Presented by: Daniel Barkowitz and Mia Mwango

Champions Ballroom A
12:00p Exhibit Area Opens  
12:00p-1:00p Lunch (Included with Pre-Conference Registrations) Heritage Ballroom (C,D,E)
1:15p-2:15p Pre-Conference Concurrent Session 2  
 

New FASFAA Member Session

Presented by: Nadine Bailey

Champions Ballroom G/H
 

LEAP Meeting

Presented by: Mia Mwango and Alex Rosado

Champions Ballroom B
2:15p Exhibit Area Closes  
2:30p-5:00p Opening Session & Keynote Presentation: Daniel Barkowitz  Champions Ballroom (D/E)
6:00p-8:00p Welcome Reception (Light Appetizers) Cascades Deck and Lawn

 

2021-2022 Charity:

 

  Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Region Color Day! Wear Your Region Colors.

I- Blue, II- Yellow, III- Green, IV- Red, V- Purple

Time Session Location
7:30a Registration Open (closed during lunch)  
  Breakfast on your own  
8:30a-9:30a

General Session 1- FASFA Simplification

Presented by: Dana Kelly

Champions Ballroom D/E
9:30a-10:00a Break  
9:30a Exhibit Area Open  
10:00a-11:00a Concurrent Sessions 1  
 

Managing Expectations- Staff, Leadership, Colleagues, and Students

Presented by: Alicia Keaton

Champions Ballroom A
 

Eliminating Bias in Financial Aid Processes

Presented by: Daniel Barkowitz

Champions Ballroom B

Slides

 

Top AskRegs

Presented by: Dana Kelly

Champions Ballroom G/H
 

How to Avoid Double Dipping Financial Aid Funds, Waivers, and Research Grants

Presented by: Jessica Ly

Champions Ballroom F

Slides

 

How NASFAA's Policy and Procedure Manual Can Save Your Department!

Presented by: Angela Nickel and Cathy Kimball

Champions Ballroom C
11:00a-11:30a  Transition Break   
 11:30a  Exhibit Area Closes  
 11:30a-1:00p

Opening Luncheon

SASFAA Update

FASFAA Business Meeting/Elections 

Champions Ballroom D/E 
 1:00p-1:15p Transition Break   
 1:00p-5:00p Exhibit Area Open   
 1:15-2:15p Concurrent Sessions 2   
 

 Rebuilding a Financial Wellness Program in the Age of Covid

Presented by: Morgan O'Sullivan

Champions Ballroom A

Slides 

 

 When Your "Business" Impacts Your "Business": A Mental Health Awareness Discussion

Presented by: Lou Murray

Champions Ballroom B 
 

 Federal Work Study Compliance

Presented by: Celena Tulloss

Champions Ballroom C 

Slides

 

 Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access

Presented by: Mia Mwango

Champions Ballroom F 
 

 How Our Technology Aids in Financial Aid

Presented by: Angelica Parrales

Champions Ballroom G/H 
2:15p-2:30p  Transition Break   
 2:30p-3:30p Concurrent Sessions 3   
 

 How America Plans, Saves, and Pays for College

Presented by: Laura Dickerson

Champions Ballroom A 

Slides

 

Student Loans: Who Qualifies, How Much, and When

Presented by: James Tynan

Champions Ballroom B
 

Professional Judgement is K.I.N.D (Verification is not...PJ)

Presented by: Daniel Barkowitz

Champions Ballroom C

Slides

 

The Admission Conundrum: Working Closely with Admissions to Resolve Students' Financial Accounts Before Beginning School

Presented by: Morgan O'Sullivan and Evelyn Nelson

Champions Ballroom F
 

Preparing for the End of the Covid-19 Forbearance and Avoiding CDR Disaster

Presented by: Dave Deibel

Champions Ballroom G/H
3:30p-3:45p

Transition Break

 
3:45p-4:45p

Concurrent Sessions 4

 
 

Veteran's Administration Updates

Presented by: Brittany Beimourstrusting

Champions Ballroom A

 

 

What's the Cost: Simple Strategies to Reassure Families of Your Institutional Value

Presented by: Laura Dickerson

Champions Ballroom B

Slides

 

State Grant: Who Qualifies, How Much, and When

Presented by: Joseph Pence

Champions Ballroom C
 

Believing the College Dream

Presented by: Lori Auxier

Champions Ballroom F

Slides

 

Office of the Inspector General Updates

Presented by: Chris Hessberger

Champions Ballroom G/H
5:00p-7:30p

Dinner on your own

 
7:30p-10:30p

The FASFAA Music Experience

Champions Ballroom D/E 

 

2021-2022 Charity

 

Thursday, June 2, 2022

School Spirit Day! Wear clothing that represents your school/company.

 

Time Session Location
7:30a Registration  
8:00a-8:30a Morning Light Refreshments  
8:30a-10:00a

General Session 2- The Care and Feeding of Your Career During the Big Quit of 2021-2022

Presented by: Bill Ayers and Katie Conrad

Champions Ballroom D/E
10:00a-10:30a Break  
10:00a Exhibit Area Open  
10:30a-11:30a Concurrent Sessions 5  
 

Large Rocks and Unwritten Rules: The Case of the Financial Aid Fee Implementation at Florida State College

Presented by: Kris Hatcher

Champions Ballroom A

Slides

 

Bringing Financial "Edutainment" to your University

Presented by: Morgan O'Sullivan

Champions Ballroom B

Slides

 

Consumer Credit Snapshot of FL

Presented by: Bill Ayers

Champions Ballroom C
 

Cost of Attendance Overview

Presented by: Dana Kelly

Champions Ballroom F

 

 

Verification: What To Expect in the Upcoming Aid Year

Presented by: Rachel Robinson

Champions Ballroom G/H
11:30a-11:45a Transition Break  
11:45a Exhibit Area Closes  
11:45a-1:15p Business Partners Lunch-and-Learn Champions Ball Room
 

AI Tools Driving Success in Financial Aid

Speaker: Paul Burke, SVP of School Partnerships, Ocelot

Champions Ballroom C
 

The CAS Experience: Collaboration for Success!

Speakers: Brenda Brown, Sara Reese, and Raymond Nault (College Aid Services)

Champions Ballroom B
 

The Great Repayment Debate: Should Federal Student Loan Debt Be Cancelled?

Speakers: Chansone Durden (Earnest) and Bill Ayers (College Ave)

Champions Ballroom G/H
1:15p-1:30p Transition Break  
1:30p Exhibit Area Open  
1:30p-2:30p Concurrent Sessions 6  
 

How to Work with Scholarships

Presented by: Charles Harper

Champions Ballroom A

Slides

 

Grad and Professional Debt Management Services

Presented by: Jessica Ly

Champions Ballroom B

Slides

 

R2T4 and PWD's: How the Changes Impact Student Eligibility

Presented by: Cathy Kimball and Kristine Hibbard

Champions Ballroom C
 

OSFA Update

Presented by: Pete Hernandez

Champions Ballroom G/H
2:30p-2:45p Break  
2:45p-3:45p Concurrent Sessions 7  
 

What is Student Loan Repayment Assistance

Presented by: Becky Davis

Champions Ballroom A

Slides

 

How to Survive and Thrive in FA

Presented by: Dr. Pat Watkins

Champions Ballroom B
 

How to Navigate the Federal Handbook

Presented by: Angelica Parrales

Champions Ballroom C
 

NASFAA Training Opportunities (Credentials & FAAC)

Presented by: Katie Conrad, Dana Kelly, Celena Tulloss, Daniel Barkowitz, and Eileen Brzozowski

Champions Ballroom F
3:00p Exhibit Area Closes  
3:45p-4:00p Break  
4:00p-5:00p Birds of a Feather  
  Clock Hour & Technical Schools Champions Ballroom A
  State (Community) Colleges Champions Ballroom B
  Public Champions Ballroom C
  Private Champions Ballroom F
  Graduate & Professional Champions Ballroom G
  Business Partners Champions Ballroom H
5:00P Dinner on your own  
8:00p-10:00p 80's and 90's Karaoke Party! Costume Contest! Champions Ballroom D/E

 

2021-2022 Charity:

 


 
Friday, June 3, 2022

 

Time Session Location
8:00a-9:00a Breakfast Champions Ballroom D/E
9:15a-11:30a Motivational Speaker Joshua Peach and FASFAA Business Meeting (continued) Champions Ballroom D/E
11:30a-12:00p Closing Champions Ballroom D/E

 

2021-2022 Charity: