ISFAA 2024 Conference

2024 ISFAA Annual Conference

March 11th - 13th, 2024

ISFAA invites you to join for the annual conference in-person from Monday, March 11th - Wednesday, March 13th, 2024. The conference will be held at the Renaissance Hotel in Carmel, IN. This years conference program will focus heavily on the impactful changes arriving with the FAFSA Simplification and also promoting a culture of mental health. The financial aid profession is filled with Champions of Scholarships, Guardian of Grants, and Masters of Financial Aid and we recognize the difficult challenges and barriers that you may have to overcome. We are excited to offer a conference dedicated to uplifting your heroic efforts and preparing you for the challenges you will face in the future. Join us as we recognize financial aid professionals!

Register Now!

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

 Registration Fees: 

  • Member Registration by 2/9/2024$225.00
  • Non-Member Registration by 2/9/2024 (includes membership) - $285.00
  • Late Member Registration starting 2/10/2024 - $235.00
  • Late Non-Member Registration starting 2/10/2024 (includes membership) - $295.00

No refunds if cancellation is after 02/26/2024 (Two weeks prior to start of conference)

Justify your attendance to the ISFAA Conference.

 

HOTEL INFORMATION AND RESERVATION:

Renaissance Hotel 
11925 N Meridian St, Carmel, IN 46032 - Map & Directions
 
To reserve your hotel room, use the ISFAA Block link below
 
 Exterior

 

King Corner Guest Room

Don't delay, reserve your hotel room today! To reserve a hotel room in the ISFAA block, please use the link below: 

Book your group rate for 2024 Annual ISFAA Conference

  • Renaissance Indianapolis North Hotel for 169 USD per night
  • LAST Day to book with the group rate: 2/19/2024

 Additional details regarding the conference will be added below when they are available:

CONFERENCE AGENDA, PROGRAM, AND MENU:

  • Conference Agenda - Final Agenda 2024
  • Conference Program - Conference Program 2024
  • Menu
    • President's Reception - Monday, March 11, Evening
      • Slider Station
      • Meatballs
      • Mini Margherita Pizza Bites
      • Vegan Bruschetta
      • Seasonal Fruit and Berries
      • Vegetables Crudité with ranch
      • Homemade Chips with Caramelized Onion Dip
      • Parmesan Risotto Croquettes with Pomodoro sauce
      • Tomato, Mushroom, Parmesan Bruschetta
      • Assorted Cookies and Brownies
    • Tuesday - March 12, Lunch
      • Southwest Buffet 
        • Grilled Chicken and Filet Tips
        • Romaine with Tomatoes, Tomatillos, Black Beans, Queso, Cilantro, Lime & Cumin Vinaigrette or Ranch Dressing

        • Flour Tortillas

        • Marinated Grilled Chicken & Cumin Filet Tips Sauteed Bell Peppers & Onions Cilantro Lime Rice

        • Street Corn Blend of Cheddar & Pepper Jack Cheese Tortilla Chips with Warm Monterey Jack Queso, Pico de Gallo, Sour Cream & Guacamole

        • Cinnamon Sugar Chips with Mocha Chocolate Sauce

        • Water, Tea, and Lemonade
    • Wednesday - March 13, Lunch
      • Soup, Salad, and Sandwich Buffet
        • Mixed green salad or couscous salad

        • Select Soups
        • Choose between

          Renaissance Club: turkey, ham, bacon, provolone lettuce, tomato, onion, mayo & Italian seasoning on sourdough

          Turkey Bravo: roasted turkey breast with caramelized onions, gruyere cheese & herb dressing on ciabatta

          Caprese: tomato, fresh mozzarella, basil & pesto on ciabatta 

        • Brownies and assorted cookies

        • Water, Tea, and Lemonade

Agenda and Program content is subject to change. 

PRE-CONFERENCE TRAINING SESSIONS 

Registration is now open for the pre-conference training sessions. The pre-conference training sessions will be held on Monday, March 11th from 9am-noon (Eastern Time).

Note: These training sessions are being held concurrently. Registrants will only be able to attend one of the training sessions.
Select which one you would like to attend using the registration links below:

NASFAA Credential Training

Additional Training Opportunities


Registrants will be sent training materials, training location specifics, etc. prior to the session.

Remember, in order to gain access to the NASFAA Credential exam for FREE, participants must attend the training sessions in person.

Questions? Feel free to contact ISFAA Training Committee at [email protected]

 

CHARITY SELECTION AND DONATION OPPORTUNITIES:

Pat Wilson Scholarship

Donation Opportunities:
  • Silent Auction

Charity Donations may be made via cash, check, or card at the conference.

 

CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

 ISFAA 2024 Conference Sponsor Information

Superman & Wonder Woman - Tier 1: $1200

  •  Moderate a General Session
    • Have :90 seconds to introduce yourself and your company prior to the General Session
  • Named as Sponsor(s) of the President’s Reception, recognized during the reception by ISFAA President. Signs including your company logo placed strategically in reception area.
  • Select your Conference Booth Location
  • Your Company Logo & Your Photo to be featured in the continuous PowerPoint running before EVERY conference general session.
  • Receive Conference Registration List Prior to Conference
  • Participate in :60 of Fame, to introduce yourself and your company during a General Session.
  • Your Company Logo featured on the Conference Evaluation Survey sent to every attendee.
  • Includes ½ page ad in the ISFAA Newsletter.
  • Includes one (1) free conference registration.

 

 Batman & Robin - Tier 2: $1000

  •  Moderate an Interest Session
    • Have :60 seconds to introduce yourself and your company prior to the Interest Session
  • Select your Conference Booth Location
  • Your Company Logo & Your Photo to be featured in the continuous PowerPoint running before EVERY conference session.
  • Receive Conference Registration List Prior to Conference
  • Participate in :60 of Fame, to introduce yourself and your company during a General Session. 
  • Your Company Logo featured on the Conference Evaluation Survey sent to every attendee.
  • Includes ½ page ad in the ISFAA Newsletter.
  • Includes one (1) free conference registration.

    

Spiderman & Captain America - Tier 3: $850

  •  Moderate an Interest Session
    • Have :60 seconds to introduce yourself and your company prior to the Interest Session
  • Your Company Logo & Your Photo to be featured in the continuous PowerPoint running before EVERY conference session.
  • Receive Conference Registration List Prior to Conference
  • Participate in :60 of Fame, to introduce yourself and your company during a General Session.
  • Includes ½ page ad in the ISFAA Newsletter.
  • Includes one (1) free conference registration.

 

 

CODE OF CONDUCT AND PRINCIPLES:

Appropriate Behavior, Conduct, and Diversity

  1. Appropriate Behavior and Conduct
    1. ISFAA is committed to providing a safe, productive, and harassment-free environment at its conferences, trainings, board and committee meetings, and other ISFAA-sponsored events.  ISFAA prohibits harassment or discrimination based on race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, ethnicity, national origin, or other protected status. It also prohibits sexual harassment or intimidation, including unwelcome sexual attention, stalking (physical or virtual), or unsolicited physical contact; and threatening behavior. 
    2. These conduct rules apply to all attendees and participants at any ISFAA-sponsored event, including online events. Any violations should be reported immediately to a member of the ISFAA event staff or leadership team; we also expect participants to alert venue staff or security of any dangerous situations, or of anyone in distress.
    3. ISFAA reserves the right to remove any individual from attendance or other participation in any ISFAA-sponsored event without prior warning or refund, and to take additional action as determined necessary, notifying appropriate individuals, and including loss of ISFAA membership. 
  2. Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
    1. ISFAA will pursue and promote, in principle and practice, the diversity and inclusion of its membership to represent the profession and the students we serve. ISFAA promotes a culture of diversity and inclusion by encouraging involvement and access regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, appearance, geographic location, professional level or institution type.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Conference Organizers:

If there are questions or issues, please reach out to the chair(s) of each respective committee.