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Thursday, June 29

5k PromoNASFAA Charity 5K Run

  • Check-in Location: ACE Parking lot behind the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel
  • Check-in Time: Arrive between 7:00 - 7:15 a.m. for bib and t-shirt pick-up
  • Start Time: The run will start promptly at 8:00 a.m.
  • Price: $25 minimum donation for in-person; $5 for virtual. Registration for on-site participation is now closed.

NASFAA 2023 attendees and their guests were invited to participate in a 5K walk/run on the morning of Thursday, June 29, 2023 - either in-person, or virtually. The 5K walk/run proceeds will benefit  Students Without Limits. Students Without Limits is a 501c3 nonprofit organization in San Diego that provides legal, mental health, and continuing education support to underserved minority and immigrant teens from low-income families who will be first-generation college students.

Ronald WhitakerDiversity Event Featuring Dr. Ronald W. Whitaker, II

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Room 25 ABC

Known as an equity and anti-racist freedom fighter, Dr. Ronald W. Whitaker, II is the appointed culturally responsive pedagogy assistant professor of education and the director of the Center for Urban Education, Equity, and Improvement (CUEEI) at Cabrini University. Further, Dr. Whitaker holds the distinction of being a Schouver fellow at Duquesne University. As a Schouver fellow, Dr. Whitaker engages in improvement projects that seek to build system capacity within organizations. Additionally, Dr. Whitaker is the current Pennsylvania Department of Education equity expert, a Board of Trustees member for Tacony Academy Charter School, and a Board of Directors member for the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR).

Olga CustodioOpening Session With Keynote From Lt. Colonel Olga Custodio

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Ballroom 20ABCD

The first Latina to complete the U.S. Air Force Undergraduate Pilot Training and graduate in the top 5% of her class (of 48) with a fighter qualification to fly the T-38 as an instructor pilot, Olga E. Custodio points to three principles that have helped her become successful in a profession dominated by men: overcoming self-doubt, staying open to possibilities, and seeing herself as an equal.

Welcome Reception

(Sponsored by Sierra-Cedar)

5:30 - 7:15 p.m.

Exhibit Hall GH

Join your colleagues in Innovation Hall for a networking reception with NASFAA's Board of Directors, corporate partners and NASFAA staff. The reception serves as the ideal platform for attendees to forge new connections, exchange ideas, and lay the groundwork for fruitful collaborations.

Friday, June 30

Attendee Reception With Dueling Pianos

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Convention Center Center Terrace

Prepare to immerse yourself in an unforgettable experience where talent, contagious energy, and vibrant melodies collide. Join us at this one-of-a-kind gathering, where dueling pianists, NASFAA attendees, and industry professionals come together to celebrate the sheer joy of the dueling piano performance style. Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be provided and don't forget your drink tickets!

Publication Date: 6/26/2023