Conference News

The following are snippets of news and fun facts published as NASFAA prepares for the 2014 NASFAA Conference in Nashville, TN.

Conference News Items

The latest from Today's News and other sources. 

Department Of Education to Hold 13 Action-Packed Sessions at 2015 NASFAA Conference

April 15, 2015 - NOLA TNThirteen Department of Education interest sessions will be offered at the National Conference in New Orleans, including Federal Town Hall Meetings held during three different time slots. Scheduled sessions will address today’s hot topics, including 150% - A Life Cycle Overview; 150% Direct Subsidized Loan Limits; COD Update; Consumer Information Requirements; Verification for 2016-17; and more! Most sessions will be offered twice so that you won’t miss any of the action and updates. Check out all the Department of Education sessions and times for Federal Town Hall Meetings, and register for the 2015 Conference today!

'Plan Your Work And Work Your Plan' In New Orleans

April 8, 2015 – Plan ahead to make the most of your time at the conference. If you haven’t checked it out yet, see the full schedule of activities, posted on the conference website under the Learn tab. Using the Search Schedule tab, you can search for sessions by typing key words, a presenter's name, or the title. Type in “Department of Education” for the list of 35 Department of Education sessions. Looking for a favorite speaker? Search the alphabetical Speaker List. The conference is again packed with "must attend" sessions. Register now!  

Network With Your Peers At Sector Caucus Meetings In New Orleans – RSVP Required

April 1, 2015 – NASFAA will hold pre-conference caucus meetings for community colleges, proprietary institutions, four-year publics, and independent colleges at the NASFAA National Conference on Sunday, July 19, from 10:30 am - 11:45 am. On Monday, July 20, graduate and professional schools are invited to a sector networking breakfast from 8:00 am - 8:45 am. To attend any of these events, you must be registered for the conference, as full registrant or as a daily registrant for Sunday or Monday. To RSVP, complete this quick online form by 5:00 pm ET, Friday, June 19. NASFAA policy staff and representatives from other associations will facilitate the discussions and collect feedback.

Connect with Conference Attendees Before and During The Conference

March 25, 2015 – If you are planning to attend the NASFAA Conference this July – the premier event serving the financial aid community – don’t wait until you are at the conference to begin connecting and networking with other attendees. Join the 2015 NASFAA National Conference LinkedIn group today to see who else is going, share information, and plan ahead for your time in New Orleans. Stay connected during the conference with all of NASFAA’s social media outlets and, if you have yet to register, do so before May 30 to save $100.