10th Annual IMA Michigan Fall Conference


“Excellence and Professionalism in Management Accounting”

Sponsored by the IMA Michigan Council

and Robert Half International

Monday, October 24, 2011

The Kellogg Center at MSU in East Lansing

Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

Michigan State University

55 South Harrison Avenue
E. Lansing, MI 48824-1022
(517) 432-4000

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


Final Registration Deadline Is October 16, 2011!

Our planning committee, led by Fall Conference Chair, Chuck Phillips, CMA, has organized another great Fall Conference program . Our 10th Annual Fall Conference includes a new two hour ethics seminar by internationally known ethics speaker, Prof. Marianne Jennings. The Awards Luncheon keynote speaker will be John Macaulay, CMA, 2011-2012 Chair-Elect of Global IMA. Host of the all-day event will be James Horsch, CMA, CFM. Council President, Dana Collins, CPA, will host the Annual Awards Luncheon.

There were 155 attendees at the 2010 Fall Conference. All 8 of our Michigan region chapters were represented. A fine student contingent also participated. Please join us again this year! Another fine turnout is expected.

Click here to register on-line.

<<Thanks to Our Sponsors. See sidebar.

Following is our conference agenda. Click on speaker names to view photo-bios.

10th Annual Fall Conference Agenda

Morning Session

8:00 - 8:30am

Reception & continental breakfast;
Participant welcome

8:30 - 9:20am

Economic Update

Mitch Stapley, CFA - Chief Fixed Income Officer, Fifth Third Bank

9:20 - 10:10am

Ethics Part 1: "The Barrel, the Apples, and Ethics: Getting a Handle on Culture Before the Lapses"

Marianne Jennings, Professor of legal and ethical studies in business, W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

10:10 -10:25am

Morning Break

10:25 - 11:15am

Ethics Part 2: Ethics Talk

Marianne Jennings, Professor, Arizona State University
Internationally Renowned Ethics Speaker and Writer.

11:15am - 12:05pm

FASB Update

Duane Reyhl, CPA, Senior Manager and Director of Consulting at Andrews Hooper Pavlik PLC

Afternoon Session

12:05pm - 1:15pm

Lunch, Awards and Keynote Speaker

Special Awards and Recognition:
Chapter awards and other special recognitions
Mr. Dana Collins, CPA, CMA
2011-2012 IMA Michigan Council President

Keynote luncheon speaker:


John Macaulay, CMA and IMA Chair-Elect 2011-2012

1:15pm -1:30pm

After Lunch Break

1:30 - 2:20pm

State of Michigan Budget

John Nixon, Budget Director, State of Michigan

2:20 - 2:35pm Afternoon Break
2:35 - 3:40pm

An Update on the Health Care Reform Act

Mary Bauman of Miller Johnson, Attorneys and Counselors

3:40 - 4:30pm

State Income Taxes

Carrie Hindmon, CPA, Senior Tax Manager at Andrews Hooper Pavlik PLC

4:30 - 4:45pm

Summary and business card exchange - Adjournment

2011 Michigan Fall Conference Committee:

Chuck Phillips, CMA — Conference Chair

Dana Collins, CPA, Council President — Planning and Awards Luncheon M/C

Jim Horsch, CMA, CFM — Planning and Conference M/C

Chris Mishler, CMA, CIA — Registration and Binders, Parking

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

Jamie McCoy, CMA — Registration and PD Certificates

Joe Nycum — Website

Lee Bennett — Conference Promotion, Email

Bob Maddox, CMA — Photographer

Chuck Phillips, CMA — Sponsorships

See Archive for past years' conferences:

9th Annual Michigan Fall Conference, Monday, October 25, 2010

8th Annual Michigan Fall Conference, Thursday, October 29, 2009

7th Annual Michigan Fall Conference, Wednesday, October 29, 2008

6th Annual Michigan Fall Conference, Thursday, October 25, 2007

5th Annual Michigan Fall Conference, Tuesday, October 24, 2006

4th Annual Michigan Fall Conference, Thursday, October 27, 2005

3rd Annual Michigan Fall Conference, Tuesday, October 26, 2004

2nd Annual Michigan Fall Conference, Tuesday, October 28, 2003

1st Annual Michigan Fall Conference, Wednesday, October 30, 2002


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