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Software Providers and Developers Conference

Publication Date: October 10, 2001

Author: General Manager: SFA School Channel

Summary: Software Providers and Developers Conference

Posted on October 10, 2001

Subject: Software Providers and Developers Conference

Dear Partner:

Student Financial Assistance invites you to attend the next Software Developers Conference November 8, 2001 in Reno, NV. The conference will be held at John Ascguaga's Nugget the day after the Electronic Access Conference. This conference is offered to software developers, their customers, and mainframe institutions who develop their own Title IV application software.

Information sessions will be presented on the following topics:

  • CIO Update on Technology Updates relative to real time processing of Student Aid
    Delivery and Industry standards related to PESC & PESC XML Forum Steering
  • System Testing Schedules & Protocols
  • COD Business Rules
  • Implementing COD
  • Update on the SFA to the Internet Migration

Attendees will have opportunities throughout the full-day conference to give feedback to the Department of Education and its Operating Partners about future directions they should explore with Title IV Delivery System programs. These plans for the future will be shared and comments and suggestions will be welcomed to help improve their implementation. This conference is an excellent opportunity to learn about the future of Title IV Delivery Systems and to have your voice heard in how it will take shape.

Registration for the Software Providers and Developers Conference is free of charge but the cut-off date to register is Monday, October 22nd. To register for the Software Developers Conference on-line, please connect to . Sleeping rooms are available at the John Ascguaga's Nugget. Please make your sleeping room reservations early. The cutoff date is Monday, October 8th.

To reserve a room contact:

John Ascguaga's Nugget
100 Nugget Ave
Sparks, NV 89431
For Reservations call (800) 648-1177

The rate is $92.00 plus 11% tax. Attendees should request a room in the "GEAC" block to receive the special rate. If you plan to also attend the Electronic Access Conference, you must register separately. To register for the Electronic Access Conference on-line, please connect to

Last Modified: 10/09/2001