IMA Michigan Council Fall Conference

When:  Oct 23, 2017 from 7:30 AM to 4:45 PM (ET)
Associated with  Michigan Regional Council

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


Bud Kulesza, CMA, CFM

10:10 - 10:20am Morning Break
10:20 - 11:15am

Ethical Leadership:

Bud Kulesza, CMA, CFM

11:15 - 12:05pm

Topic TBD

Afternoon Session

12:05 - 1:20

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

1:20 - 1:35pm

After Lunch Break

1:35 - 2:35pm

Cyber Security

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

2:35 - 2:50pm

Afternoon Break

2:50 - 3:40pm

Tax Update

3:40 - 4:30pm

Audit & Accounting Update

4:30 - 4:45pm

Summary and Business Card Exchange-Adjournment


Michigan State Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
East Lansing, MI