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The PowerFAIDS® National User Training and Conference

About This Year's Sessions  |   2016 Conference Schedule  |   Hotel Accommodations

The PowerFAIDS National User Training and Conference is a free, user-driven, interactive event that 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

Free Registration

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, enter the PowerFAIDS Resource Center using your email address and password. If you do not have access to the PowerFAIDS Resource Center, please email pfconference@collegeboard.org.

We are currently accepting session presentation proposals for the 2016 conference.

About This Year's Sessions

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

  • The PowerFAIDS scheduler service
  • Using Microsoft Excel to enhance PowerFAIDS usage
  • Automated packaging
  • Return to Title IV Calculations
  • Reporting, including how to easily create custom reports on demand
  • NCAA Compliance Reporting
  • The external update process

Additional information, including detailed descriptions of sessions, will be posted to the PowerFAIDS Resource Center as it becomes available. Log in using your email address and password.

2016 Conference Schedule

Thursday, July 7
4–7 p.m.Registration
Friday, July 8
7:30 a.m.–4 p.m.Registration
7:30–9 a.m.Breakfast
9–10:15 a.m.Opening Session and Prior-Prior Year Panel
10:15–10:45 a.m.Grab & Go Refreshment
10:45–11:30 a.m.Breakout Sessions
11:45–12:30 p.m.Breakout Sessions
12:30–1:30 p.m.Lunch
1:30–2:15 p.m.General Session
2:15–2:45 p.m.Refreshment Break
2:45–3:30 p.m.Breakout Sessions
3:45–4:30 p.m.Breakout Sessions
Saturday, July 9
8–11 a.m.Registration
8–9 a.m.Breakfast
9:15–10 a.m.Breakout Sessions
10–10:15 a.m.Grab & Go Refreshment
10:15–11 a.m.Breakout Sessions
11:15–12 noonBreakout Sessions
12–1 p.m.Lunch
1–2:15 p.m.U.S. Department of Education
2:15–2:45 p.m.Refreshment Break
2:45–3:30 p.m.Breakout Sessions
3:45–4:30 p.m.Breakout Sessions

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

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel information for the 2016 conference will be available on the PowerFaids Resource Center in April.