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Conference Highlights
Sessions will begin on Wednesday afternoon and conclude at 11:30 on Friday.
We will be welcoming several guest speakers during the conference:

  • Melinda Lewis, author, Making Education Work for the Poor
  • Brenda Hicks, board member, NASFAA
  • Myra Pfannenstiel, President, RMASFAA
  • Diane Lindeman, Director of Student Financial Assistance, KBOR
  • And more!

Join us Wednesday evening for Singo! (no singing required), a fun mix of song clips and bingo! Prizes available! Thursday evening will be the annual awards banquet honoring our peers.

The NASFAA U Credentialing session this year will be Cost of Attendance. This will span 2 sessions on Thursday afternoon. No additional cost associated, however sign up during registration is required. Class size limited to 40.

Corporate Support will host the annual raffle to raise funds for additional Summer Institute Scholarships. Please donate items and help us raise funds, as you are able!

Conference Schedule
Handouts will be added as they become available.

Wednesday, April 3
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm Conference Registration Open    
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm Vendor Area Open    
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Welcome and Introductions    
2:30 pm to 3:45 pm Keynote: Making Education Work for the Poor: The Potential of Children’s Savings Accounts    
4:00 pm to 4:45 pm Birds of a Feather Breakout    
5:00 pm to 5:30 pm Software Breakout    
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm Heavy Hors d’oeuvres & Cash Bar    
Thursday, April 4
7:00 am to 11:30 am Registration Open    
8:00 am to 5:00 am Vendor Area Open    
8:30 am to 9:15 am KBOR Update    
9:30 am to 10:30 am Federal Update  
10:30 am to 10:45 am Vendor Break    
10:45 am to 11:45 am Breakout Sessions    
  Title IV Reconciliation  
Strength Despite Numbers: Advocacy & Collective Action on Financial Aid for Kansas’ Independent Colleges    
Welcome Aboard! (Newcomer Session)  
Concealed Carry on College Campuses  
Fiscal Officers: Kansas Setoff Program Overview  
Fraud Detection & Prevention  
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Lunch    
12:15 pm to 1:00 pm KASFAA Business Meeting    
1:15 pm to 2:15 pm RMASFAA Update    
2:15 pm to 3:00 pm Breakout Sessions    
  Program Review Essentials  
How to Make Student Communication Stick  
How America Values & Pays for College 2018  
Creating A Business Continuity Plan  
Fiscal Officers: Rowing the Receivables Lifeboat with Fitzy & Stomp    
Financial Literacy on Zero Budget    
3:00 pm to 3:30 pm Vendor Break    
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm Breakout Sessions    
  Awarding Title IV Aid for Transfer Students  
Navigating the Waves of Financial Aid Night Engagement  
Challenges and Best Practices of FISAP Reporting – Don’t Get Pirated! – Panel Discussion    
NASFAA U – Cost of Attendance (registration required)    
Above and Beyond Better Customer Service Part 1  
FA Training Series for Academic Advisors  
4:45 pm to 5:30 pm Breakout Sessions    
  Higher Education Best Practices  
NASFAA U – Cost of Attendance (registration required)    
Above and Beyond Better Customer Service Part 2  
Keeping It All Together  
Reaching Students Where They Are    
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm Cash Bar    
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Awards Banquet    
Friday, April 5
9:00 am to 10:00 am Breakout Sessions    
  Kansas Lottery: Putting the Fun in Funding  
Strangers in Town    
Income Driven Repayment, Deferment, and Forbearance (click to view)    
Fiscal Officers: Credit Reporting & the National Consumer Assistance Plan  
R2T4 for Modules  
10:15 am to 11:00 am NASFAA Update  
11:00 am to 11:30 am Wrap Up and Prize Drawings    



updated 5.22.19

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