Posted Date:July 1, 2016
|Author:||Gabrielle Turner, Chief Communications Officer, Federal Student Aid|
Subject: 2016 FSA Training Conference for Financial Aid Professionals*
Registration and lodging for the 2016 FSA Training Conference are now open at http://fsaconferences.ed.gov.
The date & location of the FSA Training Conference:
November 29 – December 2, 2016
(Tuesday, approximate 8 a.m. start time – Friday, approximate 3 p.m. end time)
Georgia World Congress Center (meeting space)
285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
Omni Hotel at CNN Center (meeting space and HQ hotel)
100 CNN Center NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
This year’s FSA training conference program will focus on topics related to changes in Federal Student Aid Title IV legislation and corresponding regulations affecting the FAFSA®, Direct Loans, cash management, loan reconciliation and repayment options, verification, and much more. Financial aid professionals will learn how to implement changes at their schools and will be able to utilize face-to-face, hands-on computer sessions using the student loan data systems. The training conference will continue to feature open forums as well as the after-hour Birds of a Feather sessions.
Program and session information will be posted in the coming months. For further information regarding the upcoming 2016 FSA Training Conference, please visit our website at http://fsaconferences.ed.gov.
The Conference Services Team
Federal Student Aid
U.S. Department of Education
* The FSA Training Conference is a series of training and technical assistance programs provided by the Department of Education for financial aid professionals charged with administering the Title IV student financial assistance programs on their campuses. FSA is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation, providing billions each year in grants, loans, and work-study funds to students attending college or career schools. In Fiscal Year 2015, FSA delivered more than $128 billion in aid to almost 12 million students at more than 6,100 schools. FSA also manages and oversees a loan portfolio in excess of $1.2 trillion in outstanding loans, representing more than 193 million student loans to approximately 42 million borrowers.