17th Annual IMA Michigan Fall Conference
Moderated by Douglas T. Hicks, CPA

Sponsored by the IMA Michigan Council

Monday, October 29, 2018

The Kellogg Center at MSU in East Lansing

Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

Michigan State University

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

8 hours of Continuing Professional Education
(Including 2.0 hours of ethics)

The 17th Annual IMA Michigan Fall Conference is scheduled for Monday, October 29, 2018.

The IMA Michigan Council's 17th Annual Fall Conference will be held on Monday, October 29, 2018 at the Kellogg Conference Center on the Campus of Michigan State University.  Doug Hicks will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Conference Speakers will present on Economics, Corporate Ethics, Leadership Types, Power BI, Business & Personal Tax and more. Please contact Chuck Phillips via email if your business is interested in becoming a sponsor of the fall conference. Your suggestions for topics that you would like to have included on the agenda of future fall conferences is also welcomed.

The Conference Agenda is listed below!

Click on speakers names to view bios and on titles to view electronic copies of slides.

17th Annual Fall Conference Agenda

Morning Session

8:00 - 8:25am Reception & Continental Breakfast
8:25 - 8:30am Participant Welcome, Introduction of Doug Hicks, CPA and Master of Ceremony
8:30 - 9:45am

Personalities & Leadership: The Real P&L

Kristie Stocker, CEO, Kinetik Edge

9:45 - 10:00am Morning Break
10:00 - 10:50am

Corporate Ethics: Cases in Diversity and Inclusion

John Daly, MBA, CPA, CMA, CPIM, CFO and Author

10:50 - 10:55am Break
10:55 - 11:45am

Corporate Ethics: Cases in Diversity and Inclusion

John Daly, MBA, CPA, CMA, CPIM, CFO and Author

Afternoon Session

11:45am - 1:15pm

Lunch, Awards and Keynote Speaker

Chapter Awards and Other Special Recognition:

2018-2019 IMA Michigan Council President, Jim Horsch, CMA, CFM

Keynote Luncheon Speaker:


Christian Cuzick, Chair-Elect of Global IMA and Vice-President of Finance at Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Vision Surgical

1:15 - 1:20pm

After Lunch Break

1:20 - 2:35pm

Power BI

Christoper Keslin, Consultant

2:35 - 2:50pm

Afternoon Break

2:50 - 3:40pm

Economic Update/Excellence in Financial Management at MSU

Mark P. Haas, Ph.D., MSU Vice-President for Finance and Treasurer

3:40 - 4:30pm

Business and Personal Tax Changes

Jonathon Schumaker, CPA and Tax Professional in UHY Tax Department

4:30 - 4:45pm

Summary and Business Card Exchange-Adjournment


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