12th Annual IMA Michigan Fall Conference
Moderated by Douglas T. Hicks, CPA

“Excellence and Professionalism in Management Accounting”

Sponsored by the IMA Michigan Council


Monday, October 28, 2013

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 2.0 hours of ethics)

The 12th Annual Fall Conference is concluded!

The IMA Michigan Council's 12th Annual Fall Conference included an excellent slate of Professional Experts who presented on topics that included an Economic update, Ethics, 401-K and Retirement Planning, Preparing for the CFO Role, Taxes, and Benchmarking. More than 200 Accounting & Finance Professionals, Educators and Students from area Colleges attended. The Awards Luncheon featured keynote speaker, Joseph Vincent, 2013-2014 Chair-Elect of Global IMA. Host of the all-day event was Author and Educator Doug Hicks, CPA. Michigan Council President, John Engel, presided over the Annual Awards Luncheon.  A big "Thank You" to Fall Conference Sponsors, Robert Half, Experis Finance, The TM Group, Inc., Cleary University, and Gleim. Thanks also to everyone who was able to attend the Conference and we hope to see you again next year! Please contact Chuck Phillips via email to share your experience at the Fall Conference and to suggest any topics that you would like to have presented at a future conference.

<<Thanks to Our Sponsors. See sidebar.

The 12th Annual Fall Conference was held on Monday, October 28, 2013 at the Kellogg Center. The conference agenda can be found below. Click on speaker names to view photo-bios.

 

12th Annual Fall Conference Agenda

Morning Session

8:00 - 8:25am Reception & Continental Breakfast
8:25 - 8:30am Participant Welcome
8:30 - 9:20am

Economic Update

G. Mustafa Mohatarem, Chief Economist, General Motors Corp.

9:20 - 10:10am

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act:  The Role of Ethics

Martin T. Biegelman, CFE, CCEP, Executive Vice President, U.S. Operations, Practice Chair, Litigation Support, IPSA International, Inc.

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

Compliance in the Global War on Bribery and Corruption

Martin T. Biegelman, CFE, CCEP, Executive Vice President, U.S. Operations, Practice Chair, Litigation Support, IPSA International, Inc.

11:15 - 12:05pm

401-K

Gerald Wernette,CPA, CEBS, AIFA, C(K)P, Principal-Director, Rehmann Retirement Builders

Afternoon Session

12:10 - 1:15pm

Lunch, Awards and Keynote Speaker

Chapter Awards and Other Special Recognition:

Mr. John Engel

2013-2014 IMA Michigan Council President

Keynote Luncheon Speaker:

"7 C's of a Successful Turnaround"

Joseph Vincent, CMA, Chair Elect 2013-2014 for Global IMA

1:15 - 1:25pm

After Lunch Break

1:25 - 2:25pm

Preparing for the CFO Role

John L. Daly, MBA, CPA, CMA, CPIM, Executive Education, Inc.

2:25 - 2:40pm

Afternoon Break

2:40 - 3:30pm

Taxes

Patrick Cebelak, CPA, CCIFP, Principal in the Accounting, Consulting, and Tax Rehmann

3:30 - 4:30pm

Benchmarking to Identify Gaps to World-class Finance

Penny Weller, PhD, CMA, DTM, Senior Director, Global Business Services North American Practice Leader

4:30 - 4:45pm

Summary and Business Card Exchange-Adjournment



2013 Michigan Fall Conference Committee:

Chuck Phillips, CMA — Conference Chair

John Engel, 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:

12th Annual Michigan Fall Conference, Monday, October 28, 2013

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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