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PowerFAIDS® National User Conference

June 26—28, 2014
Omni Nashville Hotel
Nashville, Tenn.

The PowerFAIDS® National User Training and Conference is a client-driven, interactive event that provides offers you the opportunity to:

  • Meet PowerFAIDS users and gain insight into best practices
  • Access PowerFAIDS staff and attend sessions that demonstrate the functionality of the software
  • Learn how PowerFAIDS has helped institutions of all types and sizes streamline and enhance their financial aid processing
  • Discover practical and inventive uses of PowerFAIDS and Net Partner, our optional Web student portal that allows you to gather data from students and offer online award letters and financial aid disclosures
  • See functionality that can save you time and money

Registration and Fees

There is no registration fee for the PowerFAIDS National User Training and Conference, but attendees are responsible for arranging and paying for their own transportation and lodging. To register, visit the PowerFAIDS community site. If you do not have access to the PowerFAIDS community site, please email pfconference@collegeboard.org.

Sessions

During the PowerFAIDS National User Training and Conference, you will find out about PowerFAIDS functionality, best practices, and user experiences. Session topics include:

  • Direct Loan and Pell Grant processing, reporting, and reconciliation
  • Electronic document, award and disbursement communications
  • Automated packaging, including unlimited simulations
  • Return to Title IV Calculations
  • Reporting, including how to easily create custom reports on demand

Conference Schedule

Thursday, June 26
4–6 p.m. Registration
5–7 p.m. Reception
Friday, June 27
8 a.m.–4 p.m. Registration
8–9 a.m. Breakfast
8:30–9:30 a.m. Opening Session
9:45–10:30 a.m. Concurrent Interest Sessions
10:30–10:45 a.m. Grab & Go Refreshment
10:45 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Concurrent Interest Sessions
11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Concurrent Interest Sessions
12:30–1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:45–2:30 p.m. Concurrent Interest Sessions
2:30–3 p.m. Refreshment Break
3–3:45 p.m. Concurrent Interest Sessions
4–4:45 p.m. Concurrent Interest Sessions
Saturday, June 28
8:00–9:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00–11:00 a.m. Registration
9:15–10 a.m. Concurrent Interest Sessions
10–10:15 a.m. Grab & Go Refreshment
10:15 a.m.–11 a.m. Concurrent Interest Sessions
11:15 a.m.–12 p.m. Concurrent Interest Sessions
12–1 p.m. Lunch
1–2:30 p.m. U.S. Department of Education Update
2:30–3 p.m. Refreshment Break
3–3:45 p.m. General Session – 2014-2015 PowerFAIDS COD Processing Update for Direct Loans
4–4:45 p.m. Concurrent Interest Sessions

Attend some or all of this conference, and talk with active users to discover if PowerFAIDS is right for you.

Hotel Accommodations

The hotel is now accepting reservations, so call today to book your room at the special PowerFAIDS conference room rate.

Hotel guest room details:

  • The conference room rate is $219 per night plus taxes, based on availability.
  • To make reservations, go to the PowerFAIDS 2014 Omni Hotel website, or call 800-THE-OMNI and mention the group name “PowerFAIDS Conference” to receive the reduced conference room rate.
  • The conference room rate can be extended three days pre- and post-conference based on availability.

We’re looking forward to another great conference this year. We’ll see you in Nashville! For questions, please email: pfconference@collegeboard.org.

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