9th Annual IMA Michigan Fall Conference


“Excellence and Professionalism in Management Accounting”

Sponsored by the IMA Michigan Council and Robert Half International
Monday, October 25, 2010

The Kellogg Center at MSU in East Lansing

Kellogg Center, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, Michigan



55 South Harrison Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48824-1022

Phone: (517) 432-4000

8 hours of Continuing Professional Education
(Including 2 hours of ethics)

Another Successful Conference is Concluded!

Our planning committee, led by Chuck Phillips, put together another great Fall Conference program . As usual, the Conference included a two hour ethics seminar with a case study. The Awards Luncheon, this year, featured a keynote address by IMA Chair-Elect,Brian L. McGuire, Ph.D., CMA, CPA, CBM, CITP.

There were 155 attendees at the 2010 Fall Conference. All 8 of our Michigan region chapters were represented. A fine student contingent from St. Clair College also participated. Please join us next year, on Monday, October 24, 2011.

Thanks to our sponsors! (see sidebar)

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View Speaker Presentations in PowerPoint

Use links in the agenda, below to view or download speaker bios and speaker presentations. Click on a speaker name for the bio, or click on any topic to see the PowerPoint presentation for that speaker.

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9th Annual Fall Conference Agenda

(follow links to speaker bios and presentations)

Morning Session

8:00 - 8:30am

Reception & continental breakfast;
Participant welcome

8:30 - 9:25am

Economic Update

Doug Coté, CFA, Senior Vice President

ING Investments

9:25 - 10:20am

IMA Ethics Series-John Engel

Brenda Engel, Moderator.

Includes an Ethics policy update by John Engel.

10:20 -10:35am

Morning Break

10:35 - 11:10am

IMA Ethics Series: "Success Without Compromise"

Brenda Engel, Moderator

11:10am - Noon

Michigan Economic and Budget Outlook

Jay Wortley, Director, Office of Revenue and Tax Analysis

Dept. of Treasury, State of Michigan.

(Mark Haas, Chief Deputy Treasurer, filled in for Jay Wortley.)

Afternoon Session

Noon - 1:30pm

Lunch, Awards and Keynote Speaker

Awards and Recognition:
Chapter awards and other special recognitions
Chuck Phillips, CMA
2010-2011 IMA Michigan Council President

Keynote luncheon speaker:

"What CFO's Are Saying"

Brian L. McGuire, Ph.D., CMA, CPA, CBM, CITP

IMA Chair-Elect, 2010-2011

1:35 - 2:25pm

"Do You Know How Healthcare Reform will impact you, your employees, and your organization?"

Gary A. Climes, CPA, Partner

Andrews Hooper & Pavlik, PLC

"2010 Tax Update You Can't Afford to Miss"

Carrie Hindman, CPA, Senior Manager

Andrews Hooper & Pavlik, PLC

2:25 - 2:40pm Afternoon Break
2:40 - 3:30pm

"Accounting Standards Are Moving Quickly; How Will They Affect Your Organization?"

Duane Reyhl, CPA, Senior Manager

Andrews Hooper & Pavlik, PLC

3:30 - 4:25pm

Oil & Gas Prices

William L. Wright , Financial Consultant

4:25 - 4:30pm

Summary and business card exchange - Adjournment

2010 Michigan Fall Conference Committee:

Chuck Phillips, CMA, Council President — Conference Chair

Chris Mishler, CMA, CIA, Former Council President — Planning Chair

Anne Meehan — Planning

Dana Collins, CPA — Planning

Jamie McCoy, CMA — Registration and PD Certificates

Sue Bos, CMA, CPA — Registration and Speakers' Gifts

Toni Clegg — Registration and Binders, Parking

Teresa DeBaeke — Registration, Name Tags

Joe Nycum and Lee Bennett — Website and Email

Bob Maddox — Photographer

Chuck Phillips, CMA — Sponsorships

See Archive for past years' conferences:

8th Annual Michigan Fall Conference, October 29, 2009

7th Annual Michigan Fall Conference, October 29, 2008

6th Annual Michigan Fall Conference, October 25, 2007



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