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Conference Agenda

The following is a draft conference agenda. Please check back regularly as this page is updated. You can download a PDF of the agenda here. Click links below to go to day-specific pages with session descriptions.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

http://4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Registration Open

Monday, September 16, 2019 

7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration Open

8:00 am – 4:00 pm Exhibits Open

8:15 am – 9:15 am NCAN Membership Meeting
First-Time Attendee Orientation

9:30 am – 10:30 am Conference Welcome

  • Gisele Garraway, Starfish Initiative
  • Champion Award presentation to Jamie Merisotis, Lumina Foundation

10:45 am – 11:45 pm Learning Community Sessions

12:00 pm –1:00 pm Lunch

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Workshop Sessions

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm Workshop Sessions

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Plenary: Connecting College and Career Success

5:15 pm – 6:45 pm Success Gallery and Reception (Sponsored by ACT)              

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 

7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration Open

7:30 am – 8:15 am Breakfast

8:00 am – 4:00 pm Exhibits Open

8:15 am – 9:00 am Plenary: The Future and Vision of Federal Student Aid

  • Major General (Retired) Mark A. Brown, Office of Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education

9:15 am – 10:15 am Workshop Sessions

10:30 am – 11:30 am Workshop Sessions

11:45 pm – 12:45 pm Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Workshop Sessions

 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Plenary: Achieving Equity in College Access & Success: Three Lightning Talks

  • Alexandra Bernadotte, Beyond 12
  • Steve Colon, Bottom Line
  • Faith Sandler, Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Workshop Sessions 

4:45 pm – 5:30 pm Exhibitor Demonstration Sessions

7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Movie Screening: Unlikely 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

7:00 am – 12:00 pm Registration Open

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Exhibits Open

7:30 am – 8:15 am Breakfast

8:15 am – 9:30 am Closing Plenary:Taking Stock of the College Access and Success Movement: A Conversation with Grantmakers

9:45 am – 10:45 am Workshop Sessions

11:00 am – 12:00 pm Workshop Sessions

12:00 pm Adjourn