11th Annual IMA Michigan Fall Conference
Moderated by Douglas T. Hicks, CPA

“Excellence and Professionalism in Management Accounting”

Sponsored by the IMA Michigan Council

and Robert Half International

Monday, October 29, 2012

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 3.5 hours of ethics)

The 11th Annual Fall Conference is Concluded!

Click here to see photos of the conference!

The IMA Michigan Planning Committee, led by Fall Conference Chair, Chuck Phillips, CMA, prepared another great conference program. Thanks to our Conference Speakers for sharing their knowledge and experiences with an audience of Accounting and Finance Professionals, Faculty and Students from area colleges.

We hope that the educational experience and opportunities to network with your peers at the conference will assist you with furthering your education and advancing your careers.

The 11th Annual Fall Conference was held on Monday, October 29, 2012 at the Kellogg Center on the Campus of Michigan State University.  Please contact Chuck Phillips via email by clicking on his name here or by phone at (313) 262-2223 if you have any follow up questions with regard to the Fall Conference.    

The Conference Agenda and Speaker photos and bios, can be found below.

11th Annual Fall Conference Agenda

Morning Session

8:00 - 8:30am Reception & Continental Breakfast;  Participant Welcome
8:30 - 9:20am

Leadership and Motivation for Success

Cathy George, MSU Head Volleyball Coach

9:20 - 10:10am

Crazy Eddie Fraud

Sam E. Antar, Former CPA and CFO of Crazy Eddie, Inc.

10:10 - 10:25am Morning Break
10:25 - 11:15am

Advice on White Collar Crime

Sam E. Antar, Former CPA and CFO of Crazy Eddie, Inc.

11:15 - 12:05pm

Economic Update

Paul Traub, Business Economist at the Detroit Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Afternoon Session

12:10 - 1:15pm

Lunch, Awards and Keynote Speaker

Chapter Awards and Other Special Recognition:

Ms. Anne Meehan

2012-2013 IMA Michigan Council President

Keynote Luncheon Speaker:

"The Importance of Management Accounting"

William F. Knese, CMA, CFM, CPA, Chair Elect 2012-2013 for Global IMA

1:15 - 1:25pm

After Lunch Break

1:25 - 2:40pm

Truth or Consequences of Accounting Ethics - You are not in Kansas Anymore...or are You?

Norman Meonske, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Kent State University

2:40 - 2:50pm

Afternoon Break

2:50 - 3:40pm

Components of an Effective Costing Model

William J. Horst, CPA, CMA, CGMA, Managing Partner; Tara L. West, CPA, CMA, CGMA, Tax Manager; and Jennifer A. Kinzel, CPA, CMA, CGMA, Director of Consulting from William Vaughan Company

3:40 - 4:30pm

Finding an Extra Hour Every Day:  Time Management Tips and Tricks for Busy Professionals

Randy Dean, Owner of Randall Dean Consulting and Training, Inc.

4:30 - 4:45pm

Summary and Business Card Exchange-Adjournment



2012 Michigan Fall Conference Committee:

Chuck Phillips, CMA — Conference Chair

Anne Meehan, Council President — Awards Luncheon M/C

Jim Horsch, CMA, CFM — Planning

Chris Mishler, CMA, CIA — Registration and Planning

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

Jamie McCoy, CMA — Registration

Joe Nycum — Website & Announcements

Bob Maddox, CMA — Photographer

Chuck Phillips, CMA — Sponsorships

Doug Hicks, CPA - MC

See Archive for past years' conferences:

11th Annual Michigan Fall Conference, Monday, October 29, 2012  Photos

10th Annual Michigan Fall Conference, Monday, October 24, 2011  Photos

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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