16th Annual IMA Michigan Fall Conference
Moderated by Douglas T. Hicks, CPA

Sponsored by the IMA Michigan Council

Monday, October 23, 2017

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 16th Annual IMA Michigan Fall Conference is scheduled for Monday, October 23, 2017.

The IMA Michigan Council's 16th Annual Fall Conference will be held on Monday, October 23, 2017 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, Fraud/Ethics, Six Sigma, Cyber Security, Tax, Audit, Accounting Updates and more. Please contact Chuck Phillips via email if your business is interested 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.

A Preliminary Agenda is listed below:

16th 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 - 9:20am


Scott Darragh, Economist with the Office of Revenue and Tax Analysis, The Michigan Department of Treasury

9:20 - 10:10am

Ethical Leadership: A Values Based Approach, Part 1

C.S. "Bud" Kulesza, CMA, CFM

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

Ethical Leadership: A Values Based Approach, Part 2

C.S. "Bud" Kulesza, CMA, CFM

11:15 - 12:05pm


Gregory Prost, CFA Chief Investment Officer, Robinson Capital Management

Afternoon Session

12:05 - 1:40

Lunch, Awards and Keynote Speaker

Chapter Awards and Other Special Recognition:

2017-2018 IMA Michigan Council President, John Engel, MNA

Keynote Luncheon Speaker:

Six Sigma

Ginger White, CMA Global IMA Chair-Elect

1:40 - 1:45pm

After Lunch Break

1:45 - 2:35pm

Behavior and Behavioral Finance

Jonathan Citrin, Author and Financial Advisor, Citrin Group Media

2:35 - 2:45pm

Afternoon Break

2:45 - 3:35pm

Tax, Audit & Accounting Update

Jeff Fineis, CPA, CGMA, Partner; Carrie Hindmon, CPA, Partner; Jamie Rabe, CPA, Senior Manager; with the Michigan Firm of Andrews Hooper Pavlik PLC

3:35 - 4:30pm

Cyber Security

Kolin Hodgson, Senior Information Security Analyst, University of Notre Dame

4:30 - 4:45pm

Summary and Business Card Exchange-Adjournment

Archives of Annual Fall Conferences:

Year Number Day Date Program Archives Photos
15 Monday 10/31/2016 Conference 2016 Conference Pics-2016
14 Monday 10/19/2015 Conference 2015 Conference Pics-2015
13 Monday 10/27/2014 Conference 2014 Conference Pics-2014
12 Monday 10/28/2013 Conference 2013 Conference Pics-2013
11 Monday 10/29/2012 Conference 2012 Conference Pics-2012
10 Monday 10/24/2011 Conference 2011 Conference Pics-2011
9 Monday 10/25/2010 Conference 2010 Conference Pics-2010
8 Thursday 10/29/2009 Conference 2009 Conference Pics-2009
7 Wednesday 10/29/2008 Conference 2008 Conference Pics-2008
6 Thursday 10/25/2007 Conference 2007 Conference Pics-2007
5 Tuesday 10/24/2006 Conference 2006 Conference Pics-2006
4 Thursday 10/27/2005 Conference 2005 Conference Pics-2005
3 Tuesday 10/26/2004 Conference 2004 Conference Pics-2004
2 Tuesday 10/28/2003 Conference 2003 Conference Pics-2003
1 Wednesday 10/30/2002 Conference 2002 Conference Pics-2002



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